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December 2, 2003 - 2:21pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Miracle on Main Street is a big event for community members, and oftentimes we overlook the amount of effort that goes into the lighting ceremony. The firefighters work with volunteers from local high schools to help prepare for this event, and to hang the large number of lights. Again you can come see the Miracle on Main Street on the courthouse steps as well as the rest of the lights on display downtown.
December 2, 2003 - 2:17pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Zanesville. The Downtown Association and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a few holiday events which are geared to get you in the holiday spirit. The holiday tour will be tomorrow from 5:30 –9pm along with another event that is becoming a tradition for the residents of Zanesville. Another event that draws a lot of people downtown is the Miracle on Main Street. The ninth annual miracle on Main Street will take place at 6:15 pm on the...
December 2, 2003 - 2:09pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It’s not your typical hunting accident. According to Sheriff Bob Stevenson of the Muskingum County Sheriff’s office at approximately 3:00 yesterday afternoon off of Neil Avenue near Adamsville road, an accident took place involving two brothers. The grown men were struggling over a twelve-gauge shotgun which discharged and shot one of the men in the head, causing a serious superficial wound. He was taken to Good Samaritan hospital and was later dismissed. The sheriff’s office has now closed...
December 2, 2003 - 10:46am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Opening day of deer-gun season has resulted in numerous accidents involving hunters. The death of a Licking County man has investigations continuing today. The hunter, 51-year-old James Miller of Utica, was found dead off of Ohio 13 in Knox County after his muzzle loader discharged accidentally as he was walking out of the woods. It happened around seven o'clock Monday evening when he was returning from hunting alone. Knox County Sheriff Dave Barber says his office and The Ohio Department of...
December 2, 2003 - 10:38am
6 years 7 weeks ago
More than 32 million dollars is on its way to Ohio from the Federal Government in an effort to improve the state's Child Support Enforcement Program. Only California and Texas are receiving more money. Ohio's collection program exceeded the national average in five categories last year, including current and past due collections and cost effectiveness. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Spokesman Jon Allen says the grant will be given to counties based on their share of the state's...
December 2, 2003 - 7:41am
6 years 7 weeks ago
An area National Guardsman who allegedly refused to submit to an anthrax vaccination last month will appear in court tomorrow at an armory in Columbus. The attorney for the Granville native says his client will plead innocent to the charge of refusing to obey a lawful order. Twenty-year old Specialist Kurt Hickman is the first guardsman in Ohio to refuse to be inoculated for the disease, on the grounds he thinks it's a health hazard. Hickman's attorney, Kenneth Levine, says a trial date will be...
December 2, 2003 - 6:41am
6 years 7 weeks ago
While diamonds may be a girl's best friend, Angel the pooch comes in as a tie for one Duncan Falls Elementary student. In a Dog Licenses Program encouraged by Muskingum County Auditor Anita Adams, nine-year-old Taylor Hull won a contest when she wrote why she loves her dog. Dog licenses are eight dollars each and can be purchased at the County Auditors Office. All dogs three months or older are required by law to be licensed.
December 2, 2003 - 6:35am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Despite chilly conditions, hundreds of people lined the streets in New Concord Monday for the city's annual holiday parade. For more than 15 years the parade has been bringing smiles to resident's faces, and it's gotten better each year. Clytha Young is the coordinator of the tree lighting ceremony and parade and she says this event is a way for the village to introduce the Christmas season. About 12 years ago, the schools joined forces and now conduct the lighting of the Christmas tree in East...
December 2, 2003 - 12:52am
6 years 7 weeks ago
A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an arrest in the Ohio Interstate 270 shooting case. Frustrated officials announced the reward Monday a week after the death 62-year-old old grandmother, Gail Knisley. Police say the opening of Deer Gun season will make the investigation more difficult as Franklin County officials have joined with state and federal police to try to find out who is responsible.
December 2, 2003 - 12:51am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Hunting season may be more difficult in central Ohio; here in Southeastern Ohio the sport has been dangerous. Only one day into the season and officials from the Muskingum County Wildlife Office are reminding hunters they need to be cautious. The warnings come as a hunter is allegedly injured at around 2:30 p.m. while hunting off Old Adamsville Road. While details are still sketchy, officials did say that a hunter was transported to the hospital. However the extent of the injuries are...
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