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November 19, 2004 - 3:23pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
This Sunday get ready for the annual Christmas parade which will kick off in South Zanesville.

The parade, which will feature Santa Claus, will start at 2 p.m. at the Family Dollar store and will travel down the Maysville Pike. The parade will finish at the Eagle Sticks upper parking lot.

Parade organizer DeeDee Dodson says this year will be bigger and better than ever. "It is so big. We have so many entries from Cambridge, Newark, Dresden. People get so excited, they hear...
November 19, 2004 - 3:18pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
A suspect has been named in the fatal shooting on Wednesday night.

Zanesville police have now charged
19 year-old Matthew McIntyre with the shooting, which took the life of 19 year-old Aaron Rey of Zanesville. McIntyre is charged with one count of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder.

"The aggravated murder charge has to do with the death of Aaron Rey and the attempted murder charge is for the attempt of life on Chad Morrison," says Detective Sergeant...
November 19, 2004 - 1:20pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
The flu shot shortage has been a national concern this season, and now the day has finally come…Rambo Health Center is officially out of flu shots.

Administrator at Rambo, Cindy Harrison says they have definitely given out their last available flu shot of the season, but she adds that she is just grateful for having such a large amount available to begin with in Muskingum County.

Harrison says there is a slight chance we may get more. “We are on a waiting list to see if...
November 18, 2004 - 6:23pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
It was a day of food and fun for the children of the Muskingum County Head Start Program.

The 3,4, and 5 year-olds were busy today with hands on crafts and activities including writing a book all about themselves.

Over 700 family members participated in today’s event.
November 18, 2004 - 6:20pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
A case of road rage turned ugly as a woman tried to run over a Muskingum County Sheriff’s deputy with her mini-van.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff Bob Stephenson, Deputy Ryan Paisley responded to a road rage call at the Duke and Duchess on the Maysville Pike.

Stephenson says the woman cut off another vehicle near the gas station.
During Dep. Paisley’s line of questioning, 46-year-old Karen Paxton tried to run him over with her vehicle.
Dep. Paisley went...
November 18, 2004 - 1:38pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
A special ceremony will be held tomorrow in Zanesville to honor police officers and firefighters lost in the line of duty.

A tree lighting ceremony will be held at the Muskingum County Courthouse at 6:30 Friday evening.

Organizer Abbey Corder says the holiday season is a time when we miss those who are no longer with us.

Corder say the four trees which flank the “Fallen Guardians” monument in front of the Courthouse will be lit with red lights in honor of...
November 18, 2004 - 12:45pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
With only two days to go until the Bucks take on Michigan, there’s no better time to get your tickets to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Pep Rally tomorrow.

They will be hosting the event, with some great things up for auction. Everything from autographed OSU memorabilia to baskets of wine to a years worth of extra value meals will be on the block.

Executive Director Mollie Crooks tell us when to be there, “It will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Sunrise Center from 6:...
November 18, 2004 - 12:39pm
6 years 47 weeks ago
The end of the year is approaching and with that comes finalizing company budgets for 2005.

The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District met with the Muskingum County Commissioners today with their final budget proposition…but unlike most budget revisions, this time they wanted less money from the county.

Richard Sorg, District Program Administrator for the Soil...
November 18, 2004 - 2:21am
6 years 47 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police department is continuing to investigate a Wednesday night fatal shooting.

Today police reported one man is in custody and one man is dead, while another will recover from his wounds.

Detective Ric Roush say 19-year-old Aaron Rey of Zanesville was shot and killed.

The other victim, 25-year-old Cad Morrison of Zanesville is listed in serious condition. A 19-year-old Zanesville resident has been taken into custody.
He’s currently...
November 18, 2004 - 1:33am
6 years 47 weeks ago
A local man facing child pornography charges appeared in court Wednesday.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, 35-year-old Richard N. King of Zanesville pleaded not guilty today to 62 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.

The charges stem from a one year investigation which resulted in King's arrest last week at his residence.

Workman says King is looking at something equivalent to a life sentence if all time served runs...
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