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October 21, 2002 - 12:25pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Now that temperatures are cooling down, there's more of a need to warm up little bodies. The Salvation Army says they're in desperate need of coats for children. But they welcome coats for all ages and sizes. Major Susan Walter says they have less than 200 coats. Last year, 400 were distributed on the first day and 700 were distributed throughout the duration of the winter. Salvation Army staff members say any and all coats will be welcome at the Salvation Army on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. until 3 p...
October 20, 2002 - 7:18pm
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A 15-year old driver flips a mini-van sending her and three passengers to the hosptial. The one-vehicle accident happened last night on State Route 60 just outside of the Tunnel Hill area of Coshocton County. Sheriff deputies say 15-year old Lindsey Lawerence from the Zanesville area was driving northbound on SR-60 when she lost control of the vehicle, went off the left side of the road, struck an embankment, and rolled sveral times into a field. 40-year old Lori Lawerence, a passenger in...
October 20, 2002 - 7:12pm
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Adventure enthusiasts pushed themselves to the limit and braved the great outdoors today at The Wilds. Hundreds of dare devils took part in The Ohio Adventure Race Series Championships. Their day kicked off with a rigorous five mile trail run, then it was off to a ten mile bike ride, a one mile kayak trip and other challenging obstacle course activites. Shannon Kurek of H.M.P. Racing says some participants were up to their waists in mud if they made the wrong decision when trying to co-steer...
October 20, 2002 - 7:07pm
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Thousands of people flocked to Roscoe Village for its popular Apple Butter Stirinn Festival. Tastebuds were tempted for that sweet spread of apple butter as the 33rd festival was underway. Nearly one hundred vendors lined the historic district and shoppers had everything from anything apple to crafts and fun for the kids. The auction was also a huge success. Event organizer, Mary Ellen Given says pies sold for as much as $50.00 each.
October 19, 2002 - 7:03pm
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This morning's rain didn't keep some dedicated walkers away. Walkers started at the Pepsi Cola Plant in Zansville and headed on to their dedication of Zane's Landing. Today's walk was to promote the upcoming Red Ribbon Week which highlights drug-free communities. Ari Sherwin, an Olympic weightlifting athlete offered some motivating words of wisdom about being drug-free. For more information about Red Ribbon Week or to contact Muskingum Behavioral Health you can call 74-454-1266.
October 19, 2002 - 6:58pm
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Quite a ceremony took place today as the new Zanesville Ohio Air National Guard Commander took over the reigns. Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Lewis assumed command. The 220th Engineering and Installation Squadron conducted the traditional change of command ceremony. Lewis has been a part of the unit for 25 years. He takes the place of Lieutenant Colonel Will Allen who had been the unit's commander since 1997.
October 19, 2002 - 5:28pm
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The Apostolic Christian Church on Ridge Road opened their doors to the community Saturday afternoon for their second annual Soup-Bean dinner, stressing friendship and giving. The event was free to the public. It included homecooked food served by members of the church, games for the kids, entertainment and even a clothing drive. Every aspect of the event was free to anyone who attended. Minister of the church Elder Nathan McDonald said he wants the community to know how warm a church they...
October 18, 2002 - 4:18pm
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Those who have been robbed in recent weeks aren't letting the robbers off that easy. Tonight one company spokesman says enough is enough. ABF Freight System Incorporated is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whomever robbed the company last Saturday. The reward stands good for the return of 48 cartons of various women's apparel and household decor items. The shipment was headed from the company's Augusta Street location to Kato stores in Cambridge and...
October 18, 2002 - 4:12pm
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It's been a busy week for Zanesville Police. First three armed robberies in three days, and today officers bust an alleged drug house. Just after 8:30a.m. the drug unit and special response team raided an apartment on the 6-hundred block of Schaum Avenue. Besides making one arrest, police confiscated a safe loaded with guns, crack cocaine, and lots of cash. Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes says the department is doing what it can with its limited manpower.
October 18, 2002 - 4:04pm
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Rex's Go-Kleen Car Wash on Taylor Street in Zanesville teamed up with United Way volunteers to drive home money for those in need. It's the 14th year for the annual funraiser. More than 500 coupons at $12.00 a piece were sold for today's event. All proceeds got straight to the United Way. In other not so positive United Way news, the agency has been broken into twice in three weeks and the suspect or suspects is still on the loose.
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