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February 16, 2004 - 7:25pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The City of Zanesville is continuing its investigation with counterfeit money being used at local restaurants and businesses.

Zanesville Detective Ric Roush says they don’t know where the fake money is coming from, but whoever is making the money is certainly not a professional.

The police department has collected twelve to fifteen, $20 bills and Roush says he assumes there are more out there.

The serial numbers of the bills are:
08260738 C,
February 16, 2004 - 6:50pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says that it appears alcohol played a role in the two-car accident on state route 93 that sent three people to the hospital Sunday night.

Sue Wescott of Zanesville was traveling southbound with a passenger when the driver, Ryan McNeal of a Pontiac Grand Am hit her Chevy Lumina head-on.

McNeal was cited for failure to control, DUI and not wearing a seatbelt.

All three suffered only minor injuries.
February 16, 2004 - 6:48pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
It’s a scene that is becoming all too familiar for central Ohio drivers and now that the latest victim of the I-270 shootings was traveling east on interstate 70 the feeling is a beginning to hit a little closer to home.

Evidence from ballistics confirms that Saturday’s shooting in Licking County is the 24th in a series of highway shootings.

If you do see something on an overpass that doesn’t look right the crucial part is getting that information to the police right away...
February 16, 2004 - 2:57pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The YWCA is now accepting nominations for their woman of achievement award.

The categories for nominees include business, education, and health care. The awards are given out to women in Muskingum County that are involved with the community.

One of the newest honors is the Bright Futures Educational Scholarship, which is awarded to a high school senior who wishes to continue their education. Winners will be awarded a 500-dollar scholarship from the Ohio University...
February 16, 2004 - 2:52pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
An accident involving a dump truck and a vehicle occurred this morning at the intersection of Ninth and Main Street in Zanesville.

This was the scene downtown early this morning. The details are still sketchy at this time, but the Zanesville Police say the female victim was conscience and speaking to officers as they cut her out of her car.

No word on the condition of the victim but she was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. Whiz Am Fm Tv will have more details on this...
February 15, 2004 - 10:48pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
A mobile home caught on fire tonight in Frazeysburg, but luckily no one was home at the time.

Marvin Wheeler, Fire Chief of the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Dept. says the fire appears to have started in the living room area.

With the help of the Dresden Fire Dept. the two squads put out the blaze, but say the fire had already destroyed the home.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
February 15, 2004 - 10:29pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Three people were sent to the hospital this evening after a two car accident on State Route 93.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol quickly responded to the call adn was on the scene.

Sgt. Clark Felix says, " A gray pontiac driving northbound on SR 93 drove up on the right side of the road, struck the guard rail, overcorrected, came back off the left side adn bounced into the Lumina van."

Injuries are unknown at this time, but Sgt. Felix says at...
February 15, 2004 - 7:01pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Over 200,000 fans filled the stands at the Daytona 500 in Florida today.

But Daytona was not the only place fans cheered on their favorite driver.
Local NASCAR fans gathered at BW3’s on Maple Avenue to watch the biggest race of the year.

The fans noticed something different about the Daytona 500, this year. The sponsor has changed. Nextel now sponsors the series for the past 33 years known as the Winston Cup.

NASCAR, feeling the pressure from government...
February 15, 2004 - 2:06pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Believe it or not, spring is on the way, which means one thing for high school girls; prom is coming, and finding that perfect dress can be tough, so I went out to find the hottest dresses for Prom 2004.

Cathie McCulloch says this year feminine, ball gowns, is the number one selling silhouette, a fairy-tale kind of feel.

Its all about drama this year, designers are not forgetting about the details, she says eye-popping couture numbers with rhinestones, and beading are sure...
February 15, 2004 - 1:53pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Pomerene Center for the Arts in Coshocton picked the sweetest day for their annual chocolate extravaganza.

Nearly 200 people came through the doors to taste local chefs’ delicious chocolate desserts. The center’s director, Anne Cornell, says they taste just as good as they look.

While sinking their teeth into decadent desserts, guests enjoyed listening to the
Triple Lock Quartet and watching clips from a local bake off. Chef Jodi Seibert’s chocolate pie took...
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