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June 25, 2005 - 1:26pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
What better way to beat the heat than to go flying?

That was the thought of more than fifty people who came out to the Zanesville Airport’s fly-in for breakfast today. The fly-in also gave some young pilots a chance to earn their first set of wings.

Chuck Bruckelmeyer, the chairman of the pancake breakfast, said the kids have a great time in the planes. “Most of the kids I’ve had up there are kind of quiet in the airplanes. This one little girl who just got out of the...
June 25, 2005 - 1:16pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
The weather was perfect for the 101 kids who took part in today’s “Kids Day.”

The event, sponsored by the Southeastern Ohio Sportsmen Association, gave kids the opportunity to get outside and take part in numerous activities. Renae Church, a member of the organization, says today’s activities provided kids with some real excitement, “They’ll have scavenger hunts, an archery station, the opportunity to shoot rifles, shotguns, and learn a little about casting and fishing.”
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June 24, 2005 - 4:22pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
Two local printing agencies have joined to merge one of the largest establishments in Ohio.

One June 15, 2005, Russett Printing of Zanesville merged with Spencer-Walker Press of Newark. Both companies specialize in printing mailed advertisements. According to Jack Russett, the president of Russett Printing, the merger means more jobs for Zanesville. “For Zanesville, this means four new jobs coming over here.”

According to Russett, he is excited by the merger and the...
June 24, 2005 - 4:11pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
Tonight we bring you an update on a girl who disappeared from her Madison home in December.

According to Media Reports, the active search for Emily Rimel continued while officials combed a forty-mile stretch along I-70 East of Columbus this morning, this occurred after officials received a lead to her whereabouts.

Lindsey Bruce is charged with the rape and kidnapping of the young girl the tip came from a fellow inmate of Bruce who said Bruce told him where the body was....
June 24, 2005 - 4:03pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
How would you feel if you were told to pick up all of your personal belongings before your house was torn down and made into a strip mall?

The Supreme Court says communities may seize the property of homeowners to use them for new developments as a way to improve local economies and generate tax revenue.

Port Authority Director Larry Merry discusses the issue and how it might affect homeowners.

"Eminent domain is I think a very sensitive controversial issue...
June 24, 2005 - 3:52pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
After a recent string of dog attacks officials are warning pet owners to keep their animals restrained.

This spring unattended dogs in Zanesville attacked three local mail carriers.

Two of the carriers were actually bit by the dogs and another carrier prevented what could have been a very dangerous situation.

"Three pit bull dogs actually simultaneously attacked the carrier fortunately he used the correct defensive actions and the owners of the dogs were real...
June 24, 2005 - 10:56am
7 years 2 weeks ago
The Zanesville Municipal Airport is inviting the public and any interested pilots out tomorrow, for the first pancake breakfast fly-in held at this location in almost five years.

Chuck Bruckelmeyer is a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA). He says the weather should be a big factor in the success of Saturday’s fly-in, with planes coming in from all over our region and surrounding states.

“At the last breakfast, we had a guy from Ann Arbor, Michigan and a...
June 24, 2005 - 10:50am
7 years 2 weeks ago
It’s been over 12 days since Columbus has seen rain, and although a few drops have fallen here in Muskingum County, the yards are still turning brown and the fields are looking thirsty.

And with all that dry air, the risk for grass fires is rising daily. According to Fire Chief Dave Lacy, the Zanesville Fire Department often deals with the issue of grass and brush fires in the summer, and the fact that Independence Day is right around the corner makes it even more risky.
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June 23, 2005 - 5:16pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
One local pottery company will keep it's doors open and area residents might have their jobs back after investors purchase it's real estate and business assets.

Virginia based, Clayfish Limited Liability Company and the original Hartstone pottery announced today that they purchased Hartstone pottery in Zanesville, previously run by Carlisle incorporated.

"We saw real opportunity we said well you know what these guys were doing a lot of things wrong, we think we can do them...
June 23, 2005 - 5:06pm
7 years 2 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department says the fatal shooting of a man on Wednesday is now being called an accident.

Twenty-five year old Frank Mack was pronounced dead at good Samaritan hospital Wednesday afternoon.

Detective Sergeant Ric Roush of the Zanesville Police Department gives details of what happened after being called the the scene.

"What we found when we got there was that twenty-five year old Frank Mack had been fatally shot from a gunshot wound to the...
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