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October 16, 2003 - 10:41pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
The helping hands of the community continues here in Muskingum County as well...as Zanesville residents turned out Thursday night at the Inn at Eaglesticks to raise funds for the United Way and the Zanesville South Business Association. Debbie Gheen, President of the Association, says monetary help has come from all over the county. Auction items ranged from vacations to electronics to an inlaid plate donated by Ray Thomas. Thursday’s auction raised more that $15,000.
October 16, 2003 - 10:39pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
Buckeye Egg Farm’s Chief Financial Officer says an appeal of an order to shut the farm down is likely. CFO Matthew Doyle said Thursday that the company intends to appeal the order unless the state gives it a reason not to. The Environmental Review Appeals Commission ruled Wednesday to uphold Agriculture Director Fred Dailey’s order to shut the business down. Doyle says unless the order is changed in a way that favors that company, Buckeye Egg will appeal to the Tenth Ohio District Court of...
October 16, 2003 - 10:39pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
A watchdog group has given utilities several recommendations on how to avoid another major blackout. Those recommendations include making sure there is enough voltage to move electricity on the power grid and clearing vegetation from transmission lines. The advice from the North American Electric Reliability Council went out Wednesday in a three-page letter to utilities and others who control the grid.
October 16, 2003 - 10:38pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
A renewed effort in underway at Ohio State University to catch the arsonist who killed five college students in April. University officials say that case still weighs on the minds of campus-area residents...and OSU wants to do its parts to help solve the case. The university has come up with a poster that will start going up on-campus and in near-by neighborhoods. It implores anyone who has any information about that fire on East 17th Avenue, to contact authorities. University officials say...
October 16, 2003 - 4:54pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
Nursing homes aren’t always recognized in a positive light, but today one local facility receives special honors. Paul Brosie threw a celebration today in appreciation for his care at the Willow Haven nursing home. He was told he would never walk again, but after six weeks of therapy, Brosie is back on his feet. He credits his full recovery to the staff members that took care of him. A spaghetti dinner, live music and a special recognition plaque were all part of Brosie’s way of giving...
October 16, 2003 - 4:42pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
A local family reaches out for the community’s help after a fire destroys their home. The fire broke out on Sunday afternoon when an extension cord popped catching a nearby bed on fire. Fortunately no one was home at the time of the incident, but it created significant damage throughout the house. Losing all your personal belongings can be devastating, and with the lack of content insurance this family is in need of a helping hand. If you’d like to help the Wright family get back on track a...
October 15, 2003 - 10:47pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
According to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Department, an accident Wednesday afternoon claimed the life of one man. The accident happened on County Road 368. Joseph Waters had a heart attack while driving on private property, causing his vehicle to strike a tree. According to a press release from the office, Waters was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coshocton County Coroner did investigate the incident, and an autopsy will be performed.
October 15, 2003 - 10:45pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
Also in Coshocton, shortly before 7:00 Wednesday evening, 58-year-old Patricia Jones was driving on County Road 22 and Township Road 341 on a motorcycle. According to the office, Jones went off the right side of CR 22 and into a creek. Ms. Jones was flown from the scene by Med flight to Akron General Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.
October 15, 2003 - 10:45pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
The Ohio Senate unanimously approved legislation to help the state combat bio-terrorism. The measure was approved one day after clearing the Senate Finance Committee on a partisan 9-to-3 vote. The House approved the bill in different form and will have to agree to Senate changes. Representative Jimmy Stewart, a Republican from Athens, wrote the bill. It’s patterned after a model act devised by the Centers for Disease Control.
October 15, 2003 - 10:44pm
5 years 49 weeks ago
Democratic Presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich says he has raised about $3.5 million for his White House bid. The Federal Election Campaign required Kucinich to submit a Campaign Finance Report Wednesday, showing moneys raised from July to September.
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