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April 26, 2004 - 8:46am
6 years 17 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office today announced that deputies have apprehended this week’s Most Wanted Suspect.

Deputies say that Austin Judson who was charged with one count of breaking and entering and two counts of theft has been caught and is being taken to the Perry County Regional Jail today.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public for their help in the case.
April 26, 2004 - 4:00am
6 years 17 weeks ago
It was an argument over a broken door chain that led to the shooting death of a man last night.

Ross County Sheriff Ron Nichols identified the victim as David Pickell. Deputies arrested forty-seven-year-old Matthew Love and charged him with aggravated murder.

Nichols says Love went to Pickell's mobile home near Chillicothe and confronted him about the door chain, then shot him to death.

Love is to be arraigned sometime today in Chillicothe Municipal Court.
April 25, 2004 - 7:22pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
With four recent vehicle break-ins around the Brookover/ Dresen Ave. area last night, now is a good time for some simple reminders so your car is not targeted next.

Lock your car doors, at all times and never leave exposed valuables out in the open, such as money, CDs, cell phones, etc.

Car stereos are also a popular item stolen out of cars, so if you have recently just purchased one, don’t tell anyone, word travels fast. If you must keep valuables with you in your car,...
April 25, 2004 - 7:15pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Some community members were busy Saturday night bidding on some beautiful artwork at the Zanesville Art Center.

The Beaux Art Club has held the auction the past 22 years.

Over 130 unique pieces of art were up for sale from paintings to pottery to homemade blown glass, with a lot of attention on local artists.

All the money raised goes directly right back into the art center to fund educational programs and new exhibitions.
April 25, 2004 - 4:36pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Welcome to Mustang Country where we caught up with one of Muskingum County’s top Mustang enthusiast. The Mustang made it’s original debut at the World’s Fair in New York and since then 8 million people including 73-year-old Roy Taylor and son Terry have bought Mustangs.

Together they own 17 Mustangs and have won almost 40 awards from car shows across the state.

One of his hot rods in particular, a 1964 model where he has spent alone $600 restoring it and his other prize...
April 25, 2004 - 4:34pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Spring is in the air and with that in mind, what can you do to get outside and celebrate the good weather?

With Muskingum County’s beautiful countryside, there are plenty of attractions you and your family can enjoy.

Tourism Information Specialist Amber Moran says, “the Wilds will be opening at the observation deck that’s new this year for the visitors that will be visiting their.”

If you’re looking to visit places where you might learn something – we have those...
April 24, 2004 - 12:18pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The blossoming flowers and blooming trees are sure signs that Spring is here. Along with those come irritated eyes and a runny nose.

But anytime of the year allergies can be bad. The Spring Season is the time of year it hits everyone.

For mild allergies an over-the counter drug like Claritin is advised. If you suffer from sever allergies see your doctor.
April 24, 2004 - 12:17pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
From walkers to runners, everyone was out today at the seventh annual EcoThon at the Wilds.

Director of communications, Larry Fletcher says “somewhere between 850-900 people came today to run or walk three to six miles on courses that cover trails through the woods, grass and certainly a lot of mud.”

People from all ages and all-over enjoyed the event.

All money will help benefit the Wilds.
April 24, 2004 - 12:16pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Over 160 people enjoyed the good weather and a good cause at the third annual multiple sclerosis Walk.

Walkers got a chance to enjoy the scenery at Zane Landing with a total mileage around 6 miles.

Last year, the Ohio Chapter raised more then one million dollars.

Newark, Lancaster and Athens also had MS walks today.
April 24, 2004 - 10:02am
6 years 17 weeks ago
It's a guilty plea for the former President of the Mount Vernon-Knox County Chamber of Commerce who's accused of taking 56-thousand dollars from the organization.

Jodie Lynn Boyd pleaded guilty to grand theft by deception in court yesterday. She faces up to 18 months in prison.

Boyd served as Chamber President for two years until she left amid suspicion last year.

Prosecutors say Boyd's attorneys and the chamber have reached a repayment agreement.
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