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March 8, 2004 - 10:47pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
A weekend shooting is being ruled as accidental…but Coshocton County Sheriff Tim Rogers says the incident is still under investigation.

According to Rogers, the shooting occurred inside Woodbury Outfitters, a gun store, at around 2:00 Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say hat an employee of the store was showing a gun to a customer when it discharged. Investigators say the bullet struck the floor and ricocheted into the leg of a two-yea-old boy.

March 8, 2004 - 5:55pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville has a new place to stop for breakfast or lunch. The fourth street diner will offer its downtown customers a traditional menu.

Pat Musselman, the owner of the diner says, “I realized there weren’t many things that were accessible to the people downtown for a pop, soup or salad at lunchtime and a simple breakfast of muffins, bagels, doughnuts and breakfast drinks.”

Musselman says his diner will be competitive with the other restaurants and fast food...
March 8, 2004 - 4:10pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Congressman Bob Ney paid a visit to Cambridge today to talk about job development.

Federal, State and Local officials came to the Economic Summit to bring ideas together on how to create more jobs in our area. Congressman Ney says, “it’s great to get in one room, we can share ideas, I brought some federal people here that have federal programs. I think that can help the economy and jobs.”

State Senator Joy Padgett was also there to answer any questions and concerns in...
March 8, 2004 - 4:05pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Negotiations continued today in Cambridge for Shield Alloy workers on strike.

In December workers hit the picket lines because of a contract dispute that went unsolved since last June. Now about 65 workers are on strike for better insurance coverage and several other things.

Some of the workers say they don’t know how long they’ll strike for, but they say they’ll strike for as long as it takes to get what they want.

Harvey Hahn, a Shield Alloy worker on strike...
March 8, 2004 - 1:41pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
For the past week or so you’ve probably noticed several low flying airplanes in the Zanesville-area. Well there’s no need for concern. Those low flying planes are DC-9s that are being used as cargo planes.

According to Jim Witte, the Zanesville Municipal Airport manager, local companies in the area have been shipping out auto parts to Atlanta. The DC-9s are being used as cargo planes because they have a larger carrying capacity.

Witte also says that the planes really...
March 8, 2004 - 1:32pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
A local woman is once again asking for help from the community so she can bury her son properly.

Lucinda Fulkerson is the mother of 12-year old Steven Lipps. Steven was born with Down Syndrome and passed away last month due to complications from pneumonia. Now his mother is asking the community to come together to help pay for a burial stone for her son.

“The community came out and helped us so much. And now I’m asking…I need to ask for help raising money for his burial...
March 7, 2004 - 10:43pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
At around 11o’clock this morning the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a crash on County Road 16, just west of West Lafayette.

17 year olds Ashley Stoffer and Keely Maxwell were headed westbound and had a head on collision with a vehicle going eastbound carrying 64-year-old Carol Grace of West Lafayette. Both vehicles slid off the road and Grace’s vehicle flipped over.

17-year-old Keely Maxwell was pronounced dead at the scene. Both Carol Grace and...
March 7, 2004 - 10:15pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
One of the most famous martial artists of all time was in our area today.

Grandmaster Sifu Eric Lee dropped by the Newark Impact Martial Arts Dojo for a special seminar. Eric Lee has studied martial arts for over 40 years and has been in hundreds of movies. Lee has trained movie stars Jet Lee, Steven Segal, and Jackie Chan.

One of Lee’s students says even though he has been in countless movies and worked with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, he is still one of the...
March 7, 2004 - 2:51pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Swimming for a good cause, that’s how many central Ohioans including local people spent their Sunday afternoon.

Area volunteers participated in the twelfth annual swim for diabetes at Bishop Rosecrans High School.

This year more then 1,500 people across central Ohio volunteered for the cause.

Every year this even raises money to support diabetes research, education programs, nutritional counseling, and many other services.
March 7, 2004 - 2:50pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
While spring may be officially two weeks away, there are some things you can do now to prepare for your spring landscaping.

Your yard many feel a little soggy after today and your bushes and shrubs probably look a little tired after a very cold winter.

Marc Brockman, General Manager for timber Run Gardens says you can’t do much planting right now, but it is a great time of year to do some clean up in your landscape.

Not only is it a good time to fertilize, but...
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