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April 28, 2004 - 1:00pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Out with the old and in with the new..that’s the theme at Southeastern Med in Cambridge.

The hospital announced Tuesday that starting Friday Phillip Hearing, President and CEO will retire after 34 years.

As Hearing heads into retirement he says there will definitely be aspects of his job he’ll miss. “I’m going to miss everything about this organization, after 34 years here it’s the people that make a difference and we’re now new and improved southeastern med as a result of...
April 28, 2004 - 12:41pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The issue of jobs is going to play a major role in this year’s presidential election.

This week Presidential Candidate John Kerry is campaigning through Ohio and one of his main political issues is the loss of American jobs to foreign interests.

More and more companies are finding it financially smarter to pay for the same work for pennies on the dollar.

Ohio is expected to be a key state in this election year, statistics show that no Republican has ever won an...
April 28, 2004 - 12:30pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The crazy weather has caused a lot of problems for many people, but farmers have been hit the hardest because their planting season may be delayed.

The extra rain and unseasonably chilly weather has forced local farmers to hold off on planting. Usually during this time farmers would be sewing corn and soybean, two major crops in our area.

“Unfortunately we have not been able to get corn and soybean planted normally at this time. Up in Northern Ohio one third of the corn...
April 28, 2004 - 4:51am
6 years 11 weeks ago
After a classmate accused him of threatening her and planning a Columbine-style attack at their high school, a fifteen-year-old Pataskala boy will now serve six months probation.

The boy had been under house arrest since he was charged March 19th with a misdemeanor count of aggravated menacing. He pleaded guilty this week to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct.

Police investigated whether the boy and at least two other students were planning an attack on Licking Heights...
April 27, 2004 - 10:40pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A fatal Accident closed down I-70 westbound lanes for about two and a half hours this evening.
The Granville post of the highway patrol is investigating the crash involving two cars.

27-year-old Daniel Poole of Parkersburg West Virginia was transported to Grant Hospital with serious visible injuries.

His passenger 23-year old Bobby Kimball also of Parkersburg was medflighted to University Hospital also with serious visible injuries.
45-year-old Thomas Wick of...
April 27, 2004 - 4:35pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Some major changes announced today at Southeastern Med in Cambridge.

The medical facility says that effective Friday Philip Hearing, President and C-E-O will retire after 34 years in health care.

Hearing started at Southeastern Med when it was Guernsey Memorial Hospital and progressed through a variety of roles before serving as Senior Vice President and C-E-O.

Hearing says he’s looking forward to friends, family and relaxation.

Dr. James Keller...
April 27, 2004 - 1:15pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville is receiving national recognition the week for it’s beautiful landscape.

The lovely-y-city has been officially named a “Tree City.” This award demonstrates the community’s proud dedication to taking care of the environment.

It is because of this award that Zanesville will be hosting the event to honor the city as well as surrounding areas.

This is the seventh year Zanesville has received this award.
April 27, 2004 - 1:14pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
As another school year comes to a close, it’s never too early to start thinking about getting those required immunizations or physicals done for next year.

If you have a child that will be starting school for the first time in the fall or if he or she needs to update a previous shot- beat the rush now.

DR. Vicki Witacer, Medical Director of the Muskingum County Health Department says, “right now our immunization clinics are not busy, right before school starts they get...
April 27, 2004 - 1:14pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
More and more adults are finding out that they time they spent playing in the sun as a child was more harmful then they thought.

There are certain steps you can take to prevent skin cancer from happening to you.

Dr. Laurie Schaeffer says, “people should look at their moles one a month and if they see something that concerns them they should tell a doctor.”

Now that we’ve reached spring and the summer months are right around the corner- your time spent in the...
April 27, 2004 - 7:44am
6 years 11 weeks ago
A police spokeswoman says Ohio’s Mister Football is in a Cleveland jail after being questioned in the shooting death of a teammate.

Lieutenant Linda Kaspar says running back Raymond Williams and defensive back Jon Huddleston were arrested today, but neither player has been charged.

Williams led the Benedictine High School Bengals to the Division Three State Title in November.

Kaspar says police believe the 18-year olds were at the scene of Lorenzo Hunter’s death...
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