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March 18, 2002 - 1:29pm
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The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Frazeysburg Police Department is continuing to investigate the double stabbing that occurred in Frazeysburg Saturday. On Monday the suspect, 21-year-old David Wion was formally charged. He faces two counts of attempted murder, two counts of felonious assault, and two counts of felony fleeing an officer with a gun specification. According to Detective Steve Welker of the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, the victims, 22-year-old...
March 17, 2002 - 4:23pm
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Gas prices in Columbus and nationwide have begun climbing again, particularly over the past two weeks, according to the American Automobile Association’s latest price-checking survey. The AAA’s latest fuel gauge report said the average price of self serve regular gasoline is $1.22 a gallon, up 10 cents from the $1.12 a gallon seen at this point last month. The increase in prices at the pump follows a recent climb in crude oil prices and futures as traders react to the slew of encouraging...
March 17, 2002 - 4:18pm
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Peter Cottontail’s bunny trail will pass through the Colony Square Mall this Easter season. The Easter Bunny’s itinerary includes a two-week layover at the mall. He will arrive 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16 and be available to visit the children through Saturday, March 30th. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Children can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and will receive a souvenir coloring book and crayons...
March 17, 2002 - 10:56am
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The fast food restaurant Wendy's on Maysville Pike has found a way to save lives while serving good food. Part of the hamburger chain founded by Dave Thomas, Wendy's, with the help fo the American Red Cross, will sponsor a bloodmobile this coming Monday. The American Red Cross will be at Wendy's Maysville Pike March 18th from noon to 6pm. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and be in general good health. For an appointment you can call 453-0000 or 454-2568 but...
March 16, 2002 - 10:13pm
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The man suspected of stabbing two people this afternoon is in police custody. It started in Frazeysburg and ended with a police chase on Military Road in Zanesville. The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department is continuing to piece together what happened. Just after 12 this afternoon authorities were dispatched to Trolls Restaurant at 36 2nd Street in Frazeysburg. Twenty-four old Lloyd Martin and 22-year-old Tonya Burnell were found lying on the front porch of the restaurant with stab...
March 16, 2002 - 5:05pm
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In an effort to keep their company based in the values on which they were founded on, employees of the "Keep Longaberger Union Free" organization held a meeting at Jefferson Elementary in Dresden this afternoon. Back in 1975 there was a failed attempt to form a union at the basket manufacturing giant located in Dresden. And by the looks of things history may be repeating itself. At this point in time there is not enough employee support for a union. Also at the meeting was CEO Tammy...
March 15, 2002 - 4:28pm
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The village of Junction City is having water problems. Mayor Ed Keister says all Junction City water customers will lose service during a planned water shut-off on Saturday March 16th, 2002. Customers will lose service between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The mayor says once water service is restored, all Junction City water customers will be under a boil alert. The alert will last until further notice.
March 15, 2002 - 3:14pm
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Zanesville is going to have its own connection to Olympic hero Lea Ann Parsley. The Olympic silver medalist in the skeleton race will take part in the Carr Center Cake Auction next month. Parsley will light the first candle as the cake auction tries to set a new world record by lighting 3333 candles. Parsley will do the honor on Friday April 12th at the Colony Square Mall. This will be the 16th year for the national record-setting auction which raises money for services for children and...
March 15, 2002 - 2:30pm
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It was a packed house of those getting away from the daily grind of business at the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce 2002 Spring Break. Business leaders from the community came together for the annual meeting. Door prizes were given out to those who took part, and some very valuable businesses were recognized at the event for the services they have provided for the community. North Valley Bank was the winner in the service sector, in tourism Ohio Pottery took home the honors,...
March 14, 2002 - 5:39pm
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The Zanesville Fire Department now has a new life saving device thanks to one woman's generosity. Earlier this week the deparment received a digital thermal imaging camera. The camera that helps firefighters locate fire victims through smoke is something that the department has wanted for a long time. Ruth Dye of Westerville, who donated the camera, says that it was the least that she could do after the September 11th attacks. The camera has already been put into use, it was used in a fire...
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