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October 29, 2003 - 11:04pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
A one-vehicle accident in Guernsey County backed up traffic a bit. According to the State Highway Patrol, a tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on SR 22 when it went left of center, struck a guardrail and overturned. O-DOT was on scene directing traffic. The patrol says the driver of truck was not injured.
October 29, 2003 - 10:51pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
The three mayoral candidates gathered tonight for one last time before next week’s election. Tonight’s candidates’ forum held at the VFW post Ten-58 in the Putnam historic district was the third forum the candidates have participated in for this campaign. Each of the mayoral candidates expressed their opinion about the success of the forums. The major issues discussed tonight included reducing the crime rate, increasing public safety, as well as creating more jobs in Zanesville. You can...
October 29, 2003 - 5:32pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
With elections less than a week away, many of you are no doubt narrowing down votes. But what happens when there’s nothing to narrow down? A few council races in our area have two seats for election, but only one person running. Board of Elections officials said each village handles the process in their own way. Ellen Merriam, mayor of Adamsville, said she found out too late to get someone on the ballot. Now they will have to have a write in, or appoint someone. Merriam said they have an...
October 29, 2003 - 5:28pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
More and more stories of conjoined twins are making their way into the headlines. Now an area mother and her two separated twins need your help this weekend. Mikayla and Jasmine are two pretty healthy babies, but they’ve had their share of struggles. They are only the fourth successful separation of conjoined twins at Children’s Hospital in Columbus. Their mother Trinda said the decision to separate was the hardest she’s ever had to make. But after a 12-hour surgery, it was completed. The...
October 29, 2003 - 4:42pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Tomorrow you can fill your hunger fix and feel good about it at the same time. Heavenly Ham teamed up with North Valley bank in donating all the proceeds from the box lunches sold tomorrow to the United Way. Heavenly Ham and North Valley Bank are each donating 3 dollars from every box lunch sold tomorrow to this year's United Way campaign. Currently at least five-hundred orders have already been placed and they are hoping for many more box lunches to be sold tomorrow.
October 29, 2003 - 3:41pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
The director of the F-B-I sys the agency is spending less time investigating drug cases, bank robberies and white-collar crime because of the war on terrorism. Robert Mueller says agents have been pulled from other cases to concentrate on the bureau’s counter-terrorism work. He says other law enforcement agencies must pick up the slack. Speaking at a law enforcement conference in Columbus today, Mueller says the F-B-I still will help local police as much as possible.
October 28, 2003 - 10:29pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
A South Zanesville family is lucky to have some very considerate neighbors. It’s thanks to the quick thinking of those neighbors that botched an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon at 58 Shandon Avenue. The Zanesville and South Zanesville Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office joined forces to apprehend the suspect. After a quarter-mile foot chase through woods, a male suspect was caught. South Zanesville Police Chief Mike Prather says the suspect is currently being held in the county...
October 28, 2003 - 10:28pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
An Ohio man accused of plotting to cut through cables that support New York’s Brooklyn Bridge is going to prison for 20 years. A judge today in Alexandria, Virginia refused to let Iyman Faris of Columbus withdraw his guilty plea. The 24-year-old Faris pleaded guilty in May, but asked to withdraw his plea last month. His attorney says his mental evaluation hadn’t been determined when he made the plea, but the judge says Faris knew what he was doing.
October 28, 2003 - 10:27pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Buildings and business is booming in Cambridge...that’s evident with just one stop. A total of seven businesses will soon call an old building in the downtown area. Cambridge officials say they are excited about the added economic value and potential tourism the shops have to offer. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the grand opening of the stores will take place Saturday, Nov. 1st in downtown Cambridge.
October 28, 2003 - 10:26pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Stop, drop and roll...the tried and true saying we teach our youngsters when it comes to fires. The Cambridge Fire Department is also looking at alternative methods of educating the youth about fires...they're raising money for a fire safety trailer, a mobile education center used by the department year round. The department has already raised about half of their $30,000 goal.
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