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September 11, 2003 - 9:00pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Muskingum County Commissioners applied for a three-year grant that may help save the county $300,000. According to Commissioner Don Madden, the money is through Issue 2 funding and it will be used to pay the interest on the loan for the Bartlett Run Sewer project. Commissioners expect to hear about the application within the next year. The sewer project, which will run parallel to the Licking River and eventually up to Creamery Road is expected to begin about a year from now. The sewer line...
September 11, 2003 - 5:48pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
With Thursday marking the two-year anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, many people are remembering the way things used to be and how their lives have changed. A local Zanesville woman holds those memories close to heart. She was one of many who rushed to volunteer her time. Sharon Coganow spent the two weeks following September 11th in Pennsylvania helping with memorial services before going to New York to volunteer on special projects.
September 11, 2003 - 5:47pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Water customers in Zanesville may soon experience discoloration, but the county advises this is a positive thing. About one month ago the county acquired the East Muskingum Water Authority. County officials found that hydrants in their north system had not been flushed in quite some time. County Commissioner Don Madden says the county will begin an annual flushing system on Monday, September 15th on Pinecrest, Twin Hills, or Jersey Ridge Road to West Pike. All side streets as well as Kimes...
September 11, 2003 - 11:36am
5 years 45 weeks ago
A new security issue has been identified in the popular Microsoft Windows software package. This security flaw could allow an attacker to remotely compromise a computer running Microsoft Windows and gain complete control over it. To protect yourself you can download the update by clicking
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September 11, 2003 - 5:34am
5 years 45 weeks ago
The Newark Fire Department is taking the occasion of the 9-11 anniversary to start building a new fire station. Mayor Frank Stare says the groundbreaking of the new west side fire station symbolizes the importance of our public safety forces. Stare says when voters passed the safety levy a commitment was made to dedicate all levy-generate income tax revenue to the city public safety forces. The ceremony is set for 10 this morning.
September 11, 2003 - 5:22am
5 years 45 weeks ago
Quintuplets were born at a Dayton hospital for the second time in three years. Sherie Skelly, of Sidney, gave birth Wednesday to three boys and two girls by caesarian section at Miami Valley Hospital. Michelle Dilullo, also of Sidney, delivered quintuplets in 2000 at the same hospital and was with Skelly as she gave birth. Tyler Scott, Jacob Lee, Arianna Christine, Abigale Louise and Quinton Michael Skelly were born shortly after eight Wednesday morning. The babies ranged from three pounds...
September 11, 2003 - 5:17am
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A woman in Coshocton was found in contempt of court and fined 50 dollars after she brought her children to jury selection. Court documents say municipal judge David Hostetler ruled that Nerissa Foor was in contempt because she failed to make herself available “as summoned” for jury duty. Foor, of West Lafayette, says she came to the August 27th jury selection with her one and three year old children because she couldn’t fine a babysitter on short notice. The judge says he suspects that half...
September 10, 2003 - 5:01pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Since September 11th a wave of patriotism has struck the country and Annin flagmakers in Coshocton, the largest flag distributor in the United States, has been busy. But for the second years in a row, they have used their product in memorial. Workers created separate displays of each event, flags in the shape of the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a cross for Somerset county in Pennsylvania. Workers at the company and veterans added a section for soldiers who died in Afghanistan...
September 10, 2003 - 5:01pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Little leaguers will have more new baseball fields to look forward to in Coshocton. With three diamonds completed for play this past season; city officials hope to be able to add three more. Among the skate park and soccer fields at the Ostego Avenue recreation center, baseball players were able to take advantage of brand new fields in Coshocton, and finally have a place to call home. A local non-profit group, Kids America, leased a portion of the recreation center and built a state of the...
September 10, 2003 - 3:44pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
A Frazeysburg man is dead after an early morning accident. It happened around 6:30 on state route 188 in Fairfield County. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol says that Brian Hittle of Frazeysburg was driving south on 188 and hit a utility pole. Troopers say a passenger in the car, Robert Turner, also of Frazyesburg was killed. The highway patrol did not have the ages of the accident victims. Hittle was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the...
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