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August 8, 2004 - 2:25pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
If you’re into cars, then today was the day to be in Chandlersville for the 10th annual Chandlersville Homecoming.

The money raised at this year’s homecoming will help the local school system.

Festivities went all weekend long.
August 8, 2004 - 2:23pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Area kids may be a little tired tonight after spending the day at Kids Fest 2004.

Plenty of activities and more then enough families helped raised money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

The important thing is that the community came together to help the organization.

They hope to make this an annual event.
August 7, 2004 - 7:57pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Hundreds of local residents showed their support tonight for the Muskingum County Animal Shelter at their 15th annual auction.

This year, all proceeds benefit the shelter’s new veterinary wing, where all dogs and cats will be spayed or neutered to control over population.

The goal is to raise $26,000
August 7, 2004 - 7:53pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Fire officials are still investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed a former school in Crooksville.

East Crooksville School, now a vacant building caught on fire around 4 o’clock this afternoon. Fire officials say it only took 20 minutes to knock down the blaze and had help from several area fire departments.

No one was injured in the fire.
August 7, 2004 - 7:34pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
A portion of Interstate 70 was shut down earlier today due to a 3 car accident in Licking County.

Trooper Riemer with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says around 2:45 this afternoon 43 year old Richard Harper attempted to make a lane change as he traveled Westbound on I-70 near State Route 79. He then overcorrected and lost control going over the median and into the eastbound lane.

His vehicle was struck twice and all vehicles were towed from the scene....
August 7, 2004 - 11:25am
6 years 34 weeks ago
It was a perrrfect way to star the weekend for cat lovers. More than one hundred cats and their owners came to Seacrest Auditorium to strut their stuff on the catwalk.

Each judge has very specific standard for all the breeds that they look for.

This is the eighth annual cat show.
August 6, 2004 - 3:29pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
It’s the cats meow this weekend at Secrest Auditorium!

Dozens of full pedigree breeds will be present at this cat show, as well as vendors selling everything for your friendly feline.

Every cat show has a standard point system by which they judge the cats for body composure, coat and color. If you are a cat lover this weekend’s show will be a treat.

The cat show is Sat 10-4 and Sun 9-3 at Secrest Auditorium.
August 6, 2004 - 3:23pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
The Ohio department of Transportation wants the public's input at next weeks meting about the state route 93/22-connector project.

The connector road is supposed to help with heavy traffic congestion around Zanesville and vicinity and help with economic development.
The meeting will address how the connector will work and have an open forum for questions or concerns from the community.

All the community is encouraged to attend the meeting on Tuesday...
August 5, 2004 - 3:04pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
High diesel gas prices are up 20 to 50 cents per gallon around our area and hitting our local farmers hard.

Fertilizer and irrigation costs are up 40 percent. The pinch is felt in all the machinery and tractors that use the fuel.

An agriculture economist at OSU says the increases will cost an average farmer ten dollers per acre of corn and over a doller per acre of soybeans.
August 5, 2004 - 2:57pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Elena Mykhayleskaya isn't like most 13 year olds. She's a champion. She's ranked 1st in the country for table tennis for her age group.

This Athens Middle School student moved to the U.S. one year ago from the Ukraine and
has been playing ping-pong for 6 years.

Practice makes perfect; in the Ukraine Elena practiced 6 days a week for 2 hours or more.
Now she practices in Columbus or in Newark. Last monmth she beat out 722 players and won first place in her...
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