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March 14, 2005 - 5:22pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Representatives from the Columbus Auto Show were in Zanesville today showcasing a few of the vehicles that will be featured in the 2005 Columbus International Auto Show.

Melissa Dehl, Auto Show Manager, says that they will have a selection of cars starting from economy type vehicles to high-end parcels, basically everything that you can find at any dealership.

Dehl adds that there will be a give-a-way at the car show. “We are giving away 25,000 for the car of your dreams,...
March 14, 2005 - 3:38pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Children Services Officials met with County Commissioners today, to give them an annual update.

Jackie Bonifield, Public Information Officer, says the agency has been effective.

“We are very proud of the number’s that we have as far as placing of children out of county. We in 2004 have only placed 21 percent of our kids out of county with 89% staying locally which we feel is just wonderful work, and is a win- win situation with us as a community and the...
March 13, 2005 - 8:14pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Today was the final day to the “Bowl for kids sake” event held by the Big Brother and Big Sister Organization.

Megan Mortimer, Representative to the Organization, says the money that is donated goes to help put a Big in the life of a Little.

Charles Davis, a Big brother, says they hope to get more Big Brother’s and Big Sister’s into the program. “We would like to increase our matches, we currently have 60 or 70 kids waiting on matches and we would really like to increase...
March 13, 2005 - 8:03pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Local cub scouts gathered together today to celebrate their annual “Father/Son Cake Bake”, at the Dresden United Methodist Church.

Karen Riley, Chartered Representative that sponsors the even, says that family, friends, and businesses around the region, came together to bid on the cakes that were made.

Riley says, “bidding usually starts around 25 Dollars and it can go pretty high, we get as much as $100.

Riley also says that the money that they raise today goes...
March 12, 2005 - 8:57pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville went back into time today, as the first ever Civil War show was held at the Zanesville Muskingum County Welcome Center.

Many different kinds of war artifacts adorned the Welcome Center today. Don Moody, President of the Muskingum County Civil War Association, says he wanted to educate the public on the Civil War.

“Well we are trying to make people aware of Civil War especially in Muskingum County and the surrounding counties, just to see what is out...
March 12, 2005 - 2:03pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Despite the falling snow and cold temperatures, the “Spring Fever” Home and Garden symposium turned out to be a success today.

Held at the Zane State/OUZ Campus Center, the symposium showcased three speakers, each with a different focus on the world of gardening. Doctor Martin Quigley is the Director of the Arboretum at the University of Central Florida, as well as a professor of Biology. He says it’s not about how much work you do, but rather what kind of work you do.

March 12, 2005 - 1:54pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The 1485th Transportation Company will now be even more ready for action thanks to a new Readiness Center at the Richard Downing Airport in Coshocton, which was showcased today.

As troops of the Ohio National Guard, the Transportation Company has already been deployed to Iraq, with the chance to be called into action again. Colonel Matthew Kambric, Assistant Adjutant General for Army, says the reason the troops needed this new center is simple.

“The one that we had here...
March 11, 2005 - 5:33pm
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This year marks the second annual 2005 “Spring Fever” Home and Garden Symposium, which is being held at Ohio University Zanesville. Sponsor to the event, Brian McLoughlin says that the event will touch on different gardening and landscaping designs.

“It encompasses a lot of different areas from water gardening, organic gardening and also landscape design and architectural and plant selection,” adds McLoughlin

McLoughlin also says that the symposium will have guest...
March 11, 2005 - 5:24pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Today was the kick off for “Bowl for Kids Sake” at the Maysville Lanes here is Zanesville.

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters staff and volunteers from around the region came together this afternoon to start off the weekend’s fundraiser, to raise money for the organization.

Megan Mortimer, Big Brothers, Big Sisters staff member, says, “This is our 5th annual “bowl for kids sake”. Today we had seven teams bowling, and we are just kind of starting off the weekend. We are going...
March 11, 2005 - 4:42pm
7 years 7 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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