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March 11, 2005 - 4:42pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
If you love Nascar and helping the United Way…then the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville is the place to be this weekend.

Starting today, cool stock cars including Dale Earnhardt Junior’s car on display for your enjoyment.

Participant Sonny Barcus says there are a lot of reasons to make a pit stop here this weekend.

“You can come see some of your favorite drivers to talk to them a whole of things going on: motorcycles, dirt cars, everything,” says Barcus.
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March 11, 2005 - 4:12pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A major announcement tonight from officials at the Colony Square Mall…after a year in the making, the mall has partnered with Cinemark to add a state of the art 12 screen theater.

The unveiling of the new cinema was this morning at the mall where General Manager Teri Schaller announced the exciting news.

She says Zanesville moviegoers will have a whole new experience.

“Cinematic entertainment and the Zanesville market area really is going from good to great. The...
March 11, 2005 - 3:19pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A local family speaks out tonight about one of the down-sides to adopting from the Muskingum County Animal Shelter.


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March 10, 2005 - 5:05pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Identity theft is now becoming an epidemic, and it’s not the question of “if” you will be affected, but “when”.

Ed Bucknam of pre-paid legal services says identity theft is becoming a huge problem but a lot of people don’t know exactly what it is.

Bucknam says it can happen to anyone and everyone needs to know how to protect themselves.

“The Federal Trade Commission and most agencies recommend that you watch your credit report regularly and that’s one way to do...
March 10, 2005 - 4:12pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A group of students at Bishop Rosecrans High School, took it upon themselves to try to make a difference in the community, and were deservingly rewarded today with a pizza party to celebrate their accomplishments.

The Rosecrans students donated money for “Pennies for Patients” which raises funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of central Ohio. Sue Maxwell, the National Honor Society Supervisor and Sponser to the event, says the freshmen alone donated about four hundred dollars...
March 10, 2005 - 12:42am
7 years 3 weeks ago
A local man was arraigned in court Wednesday on a rape case, and entered a not guilty plea to the charges he is facing.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, 47-year-old Paul D. Sindeldecker of Zanesville has been charged with one count of rape, a felony of the first degree, and six counts of gross sexual imposition.

Workman says the charges stem from alleged incidents that occurred between June 4th and August 25th of 2004 involving Sindeldecker...
March 9, 2005 - 11:31pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is in need of your help tonight. Since the recent flu outbreak in Central Ohio, many people are feeling ill and unable to donate blood. Dan Hartman, Executive Director of the Red Cross, says that they have seen a 15 percent decrease in blood collections, and it is crucial for those feeling well to get out and donate blood.


Hartman adds, “this time of year it is especially important for folks to think about giving blood. Because of the flu season...
March 9, 2005 - 4:27pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
The gymnasium at Tri-Valley High school was bursting with enthusiasm today…

The whole school took part in a pep rally to cheer on the Lady Dawgs tomorrow for a chance to be state champions.

Tri-Valley will play Columbus East Moore Academy at St. John Arena Thursday afternoon.

Center Danae Lacy says going to state has been their goal all year long and says its great to have support from the whole school.

Girls head coach Marty Bice says he’s excited...
March 9, 2005 - 3:25pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
It is that time of year again, for the resident’s of Zanesville, to take part in Zaney Follies! This marks the 17th year if the two day event. Co-Director, John Kunkel, says the show uses many Zanesville residents as either actors or set designers.

“All of this (the set) was made by volunteers. They have been working on this (the set) for a little over two weeks,” adds Kunkel.

This year’s theme is called, Zelebration, which is a cluster of special events that the region...
March 9, 2005 - 3:08pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Due to the deteriorating Nader Insurance Building, the Zanesville Fire Department and local city officials say they are taking a more proactive approach in taking a look at some of the older buildings in Zanesville.

Chief Building Inspector, Tim Smith, says he is setting up a joint inspection program with the fire department, to look at all of the downtown buildings from a structural standpoint.

“Really we’re not structural engineers, but what we can do is identify...
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