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June 21, 2004 - 4:30pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Dieters take note…there’s a new place in town for you to go if you are trying to lose weight.

Today the Physicians Weight Loss Center opened their Zanesville office and has a lot to offer our community.

Phyllis Wycoff, the owner, says she located in Zanesville mostly because of the great network of physicians and the clientele that come from surrounding counties.

Wycoff also says this is not a form of fad dieting. They have 16 week programs designed to help...
June 21, 2004 - 4:23pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
The fight against cancer hit the fairways at the Jaycees golf course in Zanesville. Area women took part in the Pink Ribbon Golf Classic.

This is the 24th year for the championship hosted by the American Cancer Society.

Health Promotions Coordinator Bonnie Burns says, “Any survivor that you see walking benefits from cancer research, any kind of medication or treatment comes from research so funds that you raise for cancer research all go back into your community and...
June 21, 2004 - 4:15pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
It’s been a few months since the Carr Center Cake Auction, but donations are still rolling in, making this year’s total over the $200,000 mark.

The total from the April Fundraiser was over $195,000 and today they received the final $5,000 donation from the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Carr Center Board of Directors President Rick Staley says, “the money will go towards a general fund that is used to help disable kids and disabled adults in Muskingum County.”
June 21, 2004 - 2:33pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
The search for a man missing at Buckeye Lake ended this morning when authorities found the body of 29-year old Roy Morgan Junior of Columbus.

The Ohio State Department of Natural Resources (ONDR) officials say divers found Morgan at approximately 7:05 a.m. after a private boater spotted the body floating between Fireman’s Park and Harbor Hills in the portion of lake in Licking County.

Authorities from Licking, Morgan and Fairfield counties had been searching for Morgan...
June 21, 2004 - 9:24am
6 years 8 weeks ago
Roller coaster enthusiasts from all over the Country are in Northern Ohio this week to take on the State’s biggest and smallest ride.

Their 27th National convention, Coaster Con, opened yesterday at Cedar Point.

Alan Shick of Columbus has conquered 513 roller coasters in the United States and Europe.

He’ll tally number 514 this week on a side trip from Cedar Point near Sandusky to the Little Dipper Ride at Memphis Kiddie Park in the Cleveland suburb of Brooklyn...
June 21, 2004 - 9:13am
6 years 8 weeks ago
After almost three days of searching for a missing man in Buckeye Lake, divers have finally uncovered his body this morning.

According to an Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman, the man's body was located in the water at about 7:10 this morning. His name is not being released at this time.

Authorities from three counties had been searching since Saturday for the man who fell off a boat.

Family members say the man either fell overboard or was pushed...
June 21, 2004 - 7:49am
6 years 8 weeks ago
Authorities are speculating that a fight may have been the incident that prompted a drowning in Buckeye Lake over the weekend.

Divers from three counties plan to try for a third time today to find the body of a man who has been missing since he fell off a boat on the lake Saturday evening.

Dozens of weary divers gave up the search last night, but are heading back out today to continue looking.

State Recreation and Watercraft officials are disclosing few details...
June 19, 2004 - 8:44pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Both the young and old sang and danced their way through Historic Roscoe Village today at the Heritage Craft and Music Festival in Coshocton.

Artists from all over Ohio came to display their handmade items, including musical instruments, paintings and pottery. Woodcarver Don Jimison was at the festival selling his wood figures. Jimison has been featured in the International Wood Carvers Magazine.

Food and music was all part of today’s festival as well. The festival is...
June 19, 2004 - 2:09pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Local churches cam together today for Zanesville’s first ever Youth Explosion.

Reverend David Mayle says he decided to help organize the event to bring the community together.

There’s plenty of food and live music for everyone to enjoy and if you didn’t get a chance to go this year, don’t worry they are planning another one.
June 19, 2004 - 2:07pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Many of us enjoy spending a hot summer day at Buckeye Lake, but in order to ensure that you have a safe day there are professional divers on call in case of an emergency rescue.

There are sixteen members that make up the Fairfield County Special Operations Team Ed Arledge is on of the, most are volunteers. The Special Ops Team does anything that has to do with being under water.

Arledge says while they don’t have many rescues, they do in-water trainings every month to...
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