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June 2, 2004 - 5:22pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Driving downtown this weekend may be a headache with all the fun festivities like the Gus Macker Tournament and the St. Thomas Festival, taking up a lot of room and causing a great deal of traffic congestion.

Starting this Saturday morning, both 5th and 6th street will be closed due to the tournament, as well as Market and Main, between 5th and 6th. Police say motorists should be mindful of the heavy pedestrian traffic as well, all weekend.

Parking this weekend is on a...
June 2, 2004 - 5:00pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
With the annual Gus Macker tournament going on this weekend, there’s now another event that will attract you to downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Fire Department will be holding an open house as a way to get to know the community better.

The open house will be from noon until four on Saturday and will have tons of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

There will also be some old pictures of the station as it celebrates its 125th anniversary.
June 2, 2004 - 4:56pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
As the school year ends kids have only one thing on their mind..what they’re plans are for summer.

We found some students from Maysville middle school who were enjoying one of their last days of school at the YMCA today.

11-year old Ashley Dobbins says, “We’re swimming because our teachers took us on a trip because we were good this year.”

Swimming and going to the pool is a favorite summer pastime for most kids while others enjoy being active and playing sports...
June 2, 2004 - 2:30pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It’s not just the price of a gallon of gas that has consumers fuming. The price of dairy has hit all time highs and it’s affecting one of our favorite summer time treats.

Milk is a staple in almost every home, but it’s also vital for ice cream, and because of rising dairy costs local ice cream shops have had to pass the cost onto consumers.

Bill Sullivan, owner of Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl, says that his customers would rather pay the extra cost than sacrifice the quality that...
June 2, 2004 - 2:18pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It’s that time of year again; St. Thomas School will be having their annual Summer Festival.

The School has been organizing the Festival for several years as a way to raise money for the school and parish. The money raised is split between the two.

A representative from St. Thomas says they hope to raise just as much money as last year if not more, but was unsure about how much money was raised last year.

The Festival starts tomorrow at 5 p.m. and run until 11...
June 2, 2004 - 11:28am
6 years 17 weeks ago
The case of the slaying of a Columbus teen eight years ago has ended with a man pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter, but has the victim’s mother saying she still hasn’t told her parents in China the boy is dead.

Juming Tong-Davis, mother of 16 year-old Eric Tong, says she doesn’t want the boy’s grandparents to go through what she has gone through what she has gone through.

Yesterday, 27-year old Robert O’Neal, a former Columbus man arrested outside a Florida...
June 1, 2004 - 10:41pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It sure was one for the birds Tuesday on a Guernsey County highway. The Cambridge State Highway Patrol is working on an accident involving a semi truck and frozen turkeys.

Troopers say the accident happened on US 22 about 19 miles east of Cambridge when the semi over turned.

The Patrol says the driver of the truck, 25-year-old William Middleton of Missouri was driving east on 22 when he started into a curve and lost control. The truck went off the left side of the road,...
June 1, 2004 - 10:38pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Another recent shooting…this time on Sunday evening on North 6th Street in Cambridge.

According to the police department two men are in police custody for their alleged involvement in the shooting of 19-year-old Bruce Mosley.

Officers in the kitchen of his home with bullet wounds found Mosley.

Reportedly, Mosley told officers three people were involved in the shooting. Several other witnesses confirmed that police were searching for three men.

June 1, 2004 - 10:23pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
A local man was arraigned Tuesday in Cambridge Municipal Court on an attempted murder charge.

According to Guernsey County Sheriff Mike McCauley, at about 4:30 Monday afternoon a call came into his office of a shooting on Reservoir Road in Cambridge Township.

McCauley says one person was shot twice. He was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

A suspect was apprehended later Monday evening when a family member persuaded him to turn himself in....
June 1, 2004 - 10:18pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
37-year-old Marvin Johnson heard the jury’s sentence recommendation Tuesday in Belmont County Justice Center on the aggravated murder charge he was facing in the August 15th, 2003 bludgeoning death of 13-year-old Daniel Bailey.

According to Assistant Guernsey County Prosecutor Daniel Padden, Tuesday morning prosecutors and defense attorneys delivered their final arguments in the mitigation phase of the trial.

The jury deliberated for 4 ½ hours before reaching their...
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