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July 2, 2003 - 4:23am
5 years 38 weeks ago
A 20 million-dollar jackpot is on the line for Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions lottery game after there was not big winner in last night’s 16 million-dollar drawing. There were three 175-thousand-dollar winners, including one on a ticket sold in Ohio.
July 2, 2003 - 4:17am
5 years 38 weeks ago
Zanesville’s noon Rotary club has a new president. He is Rob Moerhman and his term started this week for the local service club. Moerhman says of all the 32-thousand clubs across the country, Rotary is one of a few that elects their President from their board. And, he says, while the title is nice, it’s the members as a whole that make Rotary a Community-minded group. Moerhman says this year he plans to continue the great traditions of the club. He also would like to increase membership...
July 2, 2003 - 4:06am
5 years 38 weeks ago
Congressman Bob Ney announced that an Ohio program that helps workers harmed by foreign imports will receive four-point-eight million dollars from the U-S Department of Labor. Ohio is among about 36 states that will receive a combined 64-point-4 million dollars in emergency grants to continue the federally funded trade adjustment assistance program for state workers. Ohio’s grant was second only to Washington, which received nine-point-three million dollars. The program assists workers whose...
July 1, 2003 - 9:17pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
A body found Monday in a creek has been identified as that of a Cincinnati woman. Police is Amerbley Village say 44-year-old Patricia Moody had been missing since last Thursday. Police in the Cincinnati suburb declined to say how Moody died. The Hamilton County Coroner did an autopsy on the body Tuesday, but declined to release the preliminary results. Police said the woman’s body was found in a creek along Section Road in Amerbley County.
July 1, 2003 - 9:14pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Representative Bob Ney announced Tuesday that an Ohio program that helps workers harmed by foreign imports will receive $4.8 million from the US Department of Labor. Ohio is among about 36 states that will receive a combined $64.4 million in emergency grants to continue the federally funded trade adjustment assistance programs for state workers. Ohio’s grant was second only to Washington, which received $9.3 million. The program assists workers whose companies have closed due to foreign...
July 1, 2003 - 9:12pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Locally businesses are flourishing with bright young faces thanks to a program in Muskingum County. The program is helping students through the early stages of job hunting. It’s called TIES, and it stands for Training for Important Employment Skills. Where college focuses on the career path, TIES helps students ages 14-18 with communication skills, resume writing and grades. Director of TIES, Howard Bailey, says the 14- to 18-year-olds are focused because it’s hard for this age group to get...
July 1, 2003 - 9:11pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
The Zanesville economy can thanks bronze for its increase in travelers. The Cottrill Sculpture Studio and Gallery has opened its doors to the public. The 17,000 square foot building holds hundreds of bronze works, terra cotta, and plaster pieces. Sculptor Alan Cottrill loves creating the works of art. His gallery is located on Sixth Street in Downtown Zanesville. It is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
July 1, 2003 - 9:09pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Teenagers and illegal drug use...an unhealthy combination that’s all too common. The teenage demographic is quickly becoming one that uses illegal drugs most often. In a countywide survey conducted by Pro Muskingum, the results show that a large amount of teenagers use alcohol and drugs at an early age. The survey was given to over 6,000 7th- to 12th-graders. Director of Muskingum Behavior Health, Steve Carrel, says the survey found that 55% of the kids drank alcohol in the last 12 months...
July 1, 2003 - 6:11am
5 years 38 weeks ago
A Newscomerstown man who claims he was injured when a stack of dog food bowls fell on him is suing Wal-Mart for nearly one million dollars. Richard Whittington’s lawsuit is scheduled to begin today in Coshocton County Common Pleas Court. Whittington claims an employee was stacking the dog food bowls on shelves at the Coshocton Wal-Mart, when eight or nine fell, hitting him on the neck and shoulder. He says he received two small cuts that took three to four months to heal. Whittington, who...
July 1, 2003 - 4:53am
5 years 38 weeks ago
An area man is dead after a one-vehicle accident. The Granville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that occurred on Cristland Hills Road near state route 13 in Licking Township Monday. The victim of the crash is identified as Michael Burns of Heath. Troopers say Burns was traveling east on Cristland Hills Road, when he failed to negotiate a curve, and drove off the edge of the roadway. He then crossed back across the road and slid sideways. The vehicle’s tire clipped the...
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