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November 16, 2004 - 8:49pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
An internationally known author and speaker made a stop in Zanesville tonight.

Dr. Robert Twycross came all the way from the United Kingdom to be the featured speaker at the 3rd annual ethics symposium. Twycross spoke about palliative care and ethical decision-making involving end-of-life care.

President and CEO of Ohio Hospice...
November 16, 2004 - 8:36pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
If you like Western art, you won't to miss the artists display at the Armory in Zanesville.

The exhibit will be going on until Thursday and you'll be able to see all kinds of artwork from different artists all over the country.

If you are interested in cowboy poetry, campfire singing, rope tricks or ponyrides, the Smokerise Ranch will be offering entertainment tomorrow afternoon.
November 16, 2004 - 5:06pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
The Park National Bank Corporation and the Park National Bank Boards of Directors today announced some leadership changes.

According to Century National Bank President and C-E-O Tom Lyall, Howard LeFevre announced plans to resign from the Park National Corporation Board at the end of the year.

He plans to continue serving on the Park National Bank Board.

The Park National Corporation Board subsequently elected William Englefield IV and Michael Menzer as board...
November 16, 2004 - 4:38pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
A statewide recount of the presidential vote seems to be in the works, but we'll have to wait until tomorrow to find out.

This after a pair of third-party candidates who say they have collected enough money to pay for the recount. Libertarian Michael Bandarik and Green Party’s David Cobb raised more than $150,000 in just four days.

According to Ohio law, in order to get a recount, it costs $10 per precinct. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Martha Thomas says...
November 16, 2004 - 4:30pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
Local business leaders came together at the Zaneville Holiday Inn to attend a seminar on economic development.

Consulting principal Jeff Wagoner spoke about site selection and expanding companies. Wagoner gave pointers on how to attract firms to select communities, like Zanesville, to locate new facilities.

“Almost all site location decisions are investment decisions on behalf of the company coming in to the community but also on behalf of the community,” says Wagoner. He...
November 16, 2004 - 3:53pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
The Heaberlin twins Makayla and Jazmine spent most of their lives struggling for survival.

After undergoing surgery to separate the conjoined twins they have had a difficult childhood to say the least. But it was their need for a stable parent to care for them that’s been the biggest struggle so far.

“Bottom line is these are astronomical odds to overcome this would be a tough situation for 2 parents with means and lots of support. Being a young mother it was just really...
November 16, 2004 - 3:01pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
Local authorities have cracked a three year old case this week involving the murder of a man at a Zanesville bar.

According to Detective Sergeant Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department, officials received the call last Friday that authorities in Minnesota had arrested a Zanesville man on drug charges. After further investigation the man's fingerprints proved he was Kelly Carpenter, a man wanted in Zanesville for the murder of a 25-year-old Columbus resident named Tim Dawson...
November 16, 2004 - 11:52am
6 years 25 weeks ago
The Paul Bowers Auditorium at Hallowed Hills won’t be any ordinary sight this weekend. A South Zanesville man is hosting a pow-wow there on Saturday and Sunday.

Stephen Richard wants to bring more cultural diversity to our city by bringing a tradition of many Native Americans to our area.

Richard says that Saturday will be a nig day for kids coming to the event…and although he wouldn’t spill on all the surprises they have in store, he did share some of the entertainment....
November 16, 2004 - 11:45am
6 years 25 weeks ago
The holiday season is a popular time for raising funds, and one local school is going about it in a different way.

Students at the Muskingum Christian Academy were all smiles today as they showed off their Christmas baskets up for auction.

Each grade created their own collaboration of gifts. Auction Coordinator, Christine Blackford says this is their 8th annual Christmas auction.

“Each class has to do a basket, so they come up with their theme sand then each...
November 15, 2004 - 11:42pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
The man who led police on a high speed chase last January in a stolen car appeared in Judge Howard Zwelling's courtroom earlier today.

Forty-four-year-old Steven Koehler pleaded guilty as charged to the three counts he was facing.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, Koehler pleaded guilty to one count theft of a motor vehicle, one count failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer with substantial risk of causing serious harm...
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