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November 28, 2005 - 5:15pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Deer-gun season kicked off this morning at sunrise, and it wasn’t long before hunters were finding their prize.

Some deer check points have seen lower than usual numbers this opening day, and are attributing it to the warm weather. “It’s been kind of slow. Of course the weather, the wind, and stuff have kept the deer down, and the hunters aren’t moving too much because it’s warm,” said Tom Robinson of T...
November 28, 2005 - 4:51pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Last January, hundreds of people throughout Southeastern Ohio fell victim to flooding, resulting in millions of dollars in damages.

This year, local officials are taking proactive measures to ensure that it never happens again.

Through the help of a recent grant, several displaced workers throughout Muskingum and Perry counties have had the opportunity to work while helping to complete this project.

According to Muskingum County Opportunity Center Supervisor,...
November 28, 2005 - 12:25pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
If you think you have the best cake recipe or you make a great appetizer, it could be featured in a local cookbook called “Celebrating Our Recipe for Success.” The book is a way to raise money for the Carr Center, and thank the community for their ongoing support of the annual Cake Auction.

“Not only will it be a commemorative piece for the community, but it will also have on the front of a beautiful piece of artwork from a local artist,” said Cake Auction Chairperson Julie Biles....
November 28, 2005 - 11:32am
7 years 11 weeks ago
For three Newark ladies, shopping on Black Friday is a tradition. Watch the video to hear their story.
November 28, 2005 - 9:16am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Two local people are in police custody this morning after they were charged with robbing a woman outside of a church.

A dispatcher at the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office says the robbery happened on Sunday morning at the Coshocton Grace United Methodist Church.

About an hour after the robber, police stopped a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect's car on State Route 16 near Conesville.

They arrested 35-year-old Linda McCray of Coshocton and 31-...
November 28, 2005 - 6:22am
7 years 11 weeks ago
A Newark teen remains in serious condition this morning after striking a utility pole with his car on Sunday afternoon.

According to dispatchers at the Newark Police Department, 17-year-old Nick Annarino was driving south on Country Club Drive toward OH 16 when he crossed the center line and struck the pole. Officials don’t yet know why the teen veered across the roadway.

Annarino was med-flighted to Grant Hospital in Columbus where he is listed in serious condition....
November 27, 2005 - 9:59pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Volunteers from about a dozen Chandlersville churches took thousands of travelers to ancient Bethlehem this weekend in the Chandlersville United Methodist Church’s fourth annual Bethlehem walk.

According to volunteer Ken Ogg, this outdoor drama is the churches start to the season. “We decide to start the season out right so that people are in their right mindset when the Christmas season comes along. We want to show people that it’s really not about the presents and packages, but...
November 27, 2005 - 6:36pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
The holiday season is here, and that means more people will be traveling in the upcoming month.

It also means busier airports: so, if you’re traveling by air, AAA says you should arrive at the airport with plenty of time, so you don’t miss your flight.

“Airlines are enforcing people to be there 30 minutes before boarding time, or they do not have to board them,” says Bill Porter, manager of the Zanesville AAA. “If they miss that flight they do not have to accommodate...
November 27, 2005 - 5:45pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
The holiday weekend ends tonight at midnight, and the local post of the State Highway Patrol says the weekend has been relatively quiet since Wednesday’s snowy start.

“From about 3pm until about 8pm, as soon as we cleared one call, we were being sent to another call,” said Sergeant Michael Forshey of the State Highway Patrol.

Sgt Forshey says traffic volume has been high, but no serious accidents have been reported.

The State Patrol does have another thing...
November 27, 2005 - 5:44pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Deer season begins tomorrow at sunrise, and several area businesses are already reaping the benefits.

Several area hotels have been booked for weeks. “We’re pretty much full the nest three or four days from hunters checking in,” said Jerrod Doss of Comfort Inn.

The Comfort Inn says they haven’t had any problems over the years from hunters, and other guests wouldn’t even know the hunters are staying there. “Since they’re not here often, they’re pretty quiet. They...
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