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April 2, 2005 - 1:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The 2005 health fair continued today and local residents really took advantage of all it had to offer. People filled the Colony Square Mall hoping to get some vital health information... and money.

One of the most visited booths today was one with a money machine. Jim Gubler is the Clinic Director of 50+ Therapy Specialists. He explains why they decided to put up the booth with flying dollar bills.

“50+ Therapy is participating in Relay For Life for the Cancer Society...
April 2, 2005 - 10:08am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Spring Forward, Fall Back… Just a reminder to turn those clocks ahead an hour before you go to sleep tonight! It’s time change weekend!

It’s time to get ready for those longer days as you set your clocks ahead and lose an hour of precious sleep tonight.

The exact time change is set for Sunday morning at 2 a.m., where you would change it to 3 a.m. but since many people are asleep at that time, make sure to set your clock ahead before you hit the hay.

If you were...
April 2, 2005 - 12:45am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Local police are investigating an accident that occurred Friday afternoon involving a fire truck.

It happened around 1:45 at the intersection of 4th and Main Streets.

Fire officials say they were responding to an accident on Underwood, when the crash occurred. The fire truck was traveling north on 4th and collided with a vehicle heading east on Main Street.

The SUV rolled over at least once as a result of the crash. The fire truck sustained only minor damage....
April 2, 2005 - 12:40am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A night of concern and worry for local residents who are hoping for the best in this fragile time for the vatican.

Word came just Thursday of the Pope's deteriorating health and prayers are being said across the world, even here in Zanesville.

A mass was held at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Friday at 7:30. It was open for all who wanted to attend and support the Pope during this difficult time.
April 2, 2005 - 12:37am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A Zanesville man is paying the price for a crime that he didn't commit.

The man is innocent, yet he's the focus of an intense search since the news broke of the story involving four Zanesville residents who are wanted in connection with a murder in South Carolina.

One of the suspects, Rien Rogers Robb is still on the loose and thought to be in the Muskingum County area. Police say Robb uses an alias, the name Chad Hatfield.

Investigators say there's only one...
April 1, 2005 - 7:08pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The race for Governor in 2006 is already heating up here in Southeastern Ohio.

Betty Montgomery, a Republican Nominee hopeful says, that she has spent her career focusing on protecting Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens and says that all of the issues that she has worked on, child abuse have been a major part of her platform.

“This is so important, intervention and prevention programs, that can get to our children before they have been taught to hate, before they have been...
April 1, 2005 - 7:00pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
An area state route remains closed tonight after an afternoon hazardous chemical spill. A tanker truck filled with 76-hundred gallons of diesel fuel. Overturned off to the side of the road on state route 146 East near North Dietz Lane.

Trooper Travis Woodyard says the man driving the truck was 41-year-old Andrew Starkey, of Marietta. Trooper Woodyard says Starkey entered a left curve at an unsafe speed, causing the load to shift in the tank. The truck rolled over the right side of...
April 1, 2005 - 12:59pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
April 1st is a day for fools across the world, and even a few right here in Muskingum County, as over 20 local representatives took part in the 4th annual “Fools on the Roof” fundraiser.

Volunteers for the Muskingum County American Cancer Society have raised over $40,000 and hope to add another $10,000 this year. Although they claimed they were on the roof of Wal-Mart and needed donations to get down, the construction of the store caused Heavenly Ham to be their actual destination....
April 1, 2005 - 12:49pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Health is always an important issue, and with the 2005 Health Fair kick-off today, local residents have the chance to learn more about their own health.

The fair, presented by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, is being held at the Colony Square Mall, with many area participants. As part of the of the Rambo Memorial Health Center’s booth, they offer free screenings for many vital health concerns. Executive Director Cindy Harrison shares all they have to offer....
March 31, 2005 - 11:36pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Local police are now checking out a possible sighting of a murder suspect.

We reported to you earlier this week about four Zanesville residents charged in connection with a murder near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

One suspect still on the loose is Rien Rogers Robb of Zanesville.

Today police say they are checking out a possible sighting of Robb at a fast food restaurant in Zanesville.

Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes says so far the sighting has...
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