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January 23, 2004 - 3:44pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
If you own a motorcycle or are looking to buy one then you will love the Cumberland Trails Customs display at the Business Expo in The Colony Square Mall.

Office Manager for Cumberland Trails Customs says they sell accessories for any kind of bike and specialize in Triking.

Triking can take 3-4 weeks and can cost anywhere from $8,000-$12,000.

Visit Cumberland Trails Customs on Old Wheeling Road of Rt. 40 East or stop by their display at The Colony Square Mall...
January 23, 2004 - 3:38pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
A house without smoke detectors can be a deadly combination.

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says all houses should have at least one smoke detector and there are certain rooms that need to have them in.

The essential place is in or around the bedrooms because a person will not notice a fire if they are asleep.

Chief Lacy also says if you can’t put the detector on the ceiling you should instead mount the detector as high on the wall as you can.

January 23, 2004 - 6:12am
5 years 51 weeks ago
A man whose car was shot while he drove on I-71 south of Columbus early Thursday morning says he saw someone standing on a highway overpass just after the bullet was fired.

30-year-old Michael Thomas, of Columbus, tells the Columbus Dispatch that he saw a person on the overpass as he went under it.

Thomas says the person then got into a car and drove off. The task force investigating a series of 19 shootings on or near interstate 270 is analyzing two shell casings found...
January 22, 2004 - 10:32pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
An Ohio lawmakers claims an event billed as “A Night of Solidarity with Iranian Earthquake Victims” is being run by groups with ties to terrorists.

Saturday’s gathering in Washington D.C. is sponsored by about 20 Iranian groups, led by the Iranian-American Society of Northern Virginia.

Republican House Administration Chairman Bob NEy says many of the groups are headed by people who have links to Mujahedeen Khalq, or M.E.K.

The group is on the State...
January 22, 2004 - 10:05pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
As the community mourns the death of 7-year-old Kimbi Winland, the Zanesville Fire Department is busy investigating the cause of Wednesday evening’s blaze at 2440 Wilmer Street.

The State Fire Marshal as well is looking into the cause. At this time, authorities have made a preliminary ruling that “the fire appears to be accidental in nature.” However more investigative work must be completed before officials can issue a final report.

ZFD Chief Dave Lacy adds that the...
January 22, 2004 - 4:35pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
Zanesville residents will soon be getting a new place to receive medical treatment, and it won’t be at Genesis.

The Central Ohio Physicians group will house doctors’ offices on Main Street, just west of 3rd street, downtown.

Dana Matz, manger of the Zanesville Downtown Association say the doctors wanted to practice in the heart of the city, and are excited about being a part of the Downtown Revitalization Project.

Millbrook Development is building the offices...
January 22, 2004 - 4:21pm
5 years 51 weeks ago
Attention brides to be!!!
Still indecisive about all the details for your big day?

Have no fear, 50 vendors will be showcasing their best, for your special day at the Bridal and Prom Showcase at the Welcome Center this Saturday from noon to 5 o’clock pm.

Vicki LeVeck of the Welcome Center says in the fashion shows, there will be traditional and unique themes showcased, along with live entertainment, dress fittings, demonstrations and door prizes to win.

January 22, 2004 - 6:19am
5 years 51 weeks ago
A former Zanesville high school athlete appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas court on Wednesday to answer some drug charges.

25-year-old Etienne Ray Norris was sentenced to three years of community control and 100 hours of public service on one count of trafficking crack-cocaine near a school and one count of permitting drug abuse.

He pleaded guilty to the charge on December 18th of last year.

Norris must also complete the Genesis Drug Treatment Program...
January 22, 2004 - 6:09am
5 years 51 weeks ago
A Muskingum County Judge will decide next week whether to grant early release to a woman convicted of killing her newborn son and placing him in a trash bin.

Jennifer Bryant has served six months of a three-year prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter, child endangering and abuse of a corpse.

The 23-year-old Frankfort woman wrote a hand-written letter to Common Pleas Judge Butch Zwelling seeking early release and saying her heart aches over what she’s done.
January 22, 2004 - 5:55am
5 years 51 weeks ago
The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a fatal fire.

It happened last night just after 9:00 p.m. at 2420 Wilmer Street.

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says when his crews arrived on the scene the first floor of the two-story home was fully-involved in flames.

Lacy says there were three people inside the house at the time of the blaze.

Lacy says 76-year-old John Fountain, 6-year-old Andrew Windland and 7-year-old Kambi Windland were pulled...
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