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January 25, 2004 - 12:35am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Six year old Andrew Winland died at 12:30 this afternoon at children's hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in Wednesday's fire according to Assistant Fire Chief Craig Stemm of the Zanesville Fire Department.

Andrew's sister died the night of the fire. The Winland's family friend who was also caught in the fire is currently in serious condition.

As of right now the fire is still being investigated,m but fire officials believe it was an accident.
January 24, 2004 - 2:21pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
While bad weather might keep you from driving to work, there are some workers who must report to the job no matter rain, sleet, or snow.

Ron House, a US Postal Worker for Zanesville, not only has to go to work when the weather is bad, but he actually has to battle the weather while delivering mail.

He says the hardest thing about walking in the snow is watching his footing.
January 24, 2004 - 2:15pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
With the threat of another winter blast smart shoppers wasted no time coming to Pick-N-Save to get some extra groceries in case of some extra snow.

Store Manager, Rich Daugherty says people have been flooding the store all day.

Pick-N-Save will be open tonight until midnight if anyone needs some extra supplies
January 23, 2004 - 11:12pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Amy Wolfe says 48-year-old Kenneth Schwalbauch of Zanesville is going to jail.

According to Wolfe, Schwalbauch was sentenced Friday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court after pleading guilty last year to two counts of sexual battery and two counts of child endangering. Schwalbauch had contact with a 16-year-old female on four separate occasions at his residence.

Friday Judge Howard Zwelling sentenced him to four years in prison...
January 23, 2004 - 7:37pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Our downtown has another new and unique business.

The owner of Artist Guitars located at 705 Elberon, says location is everything, and loves the charm of downtown buildings.

His guitars range in price from $100.00 to 6,000 dollars, depending on availability and how unique the brand.
Artist Guitars also offer private guitar lessons to all ages. Call the shop at 453-6838 for more information.
January 23, 2004 - 6:15pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Some caring local businesses are helping out with the tragic death of seven year-old Kimbi Winland in Wednesday night’s fire.

Hillis Funeral Home and Dena’s Designs graciously donated their services for the funeral and flowers, and now the Red Cross is asking for your help as well, saying the family needs help with gas and other expenses.

If you wish to donate, send checks made out to the Winland Family, or money to: P.O. Box 397, Zanesville, Ohio, 43702.

January 23, 2004 - 3:51pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Talking to kids about death is never an easy thing to do.

That is why Zanesville City Schools Superintendent, Michael Pockl along with members of the Zanesville community are offering a crisis response plan to help faculty and students deal with the recent loss of first grader, Kimbi Winland.

Today the Group went to the school to help with the grieving process and to clear any questions that the students might have.

Chuck Archer Research Psychologist for...
January 23, 2004 - 3:44pm
6 years 3 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
6 years 3 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
6 years 3 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...
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