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October 29, 2003 - 4:42pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Tomorrow you can fill your hunger fix and feel good about it at the same time. Heavenly Ham teamed up with North Valley bank in donating all the proceeds from the box lunches sold tomorrow to the United Way. Heavenly Ham and North Valley Bank are each donating 3 dollars from every box lunch sold tomorrow to this year's United Way campaign. Currently at least five-hundred orders have already been placed and they are hoping for many more box lunches to be sold tomorrow.
October 29, 2003 - 3:41pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
The director of the F-B-I sys the agency is spending less time investigating drug cases, bank robberies and white-collar crime because of the war on terrorism. Robert Mueller says agents have been pulled from other cases to concentrate on the bureau’s counter-terrorism work. He says other law enforcement agencies must pick up the slack. Speaking at a law enforcement conference in Columbus today, Mueller says the F-B-I still will help local police as much as possible.
October 28, 2003 - 10:29pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
A South Zanesville family is lucky to have some very considerate neighbors. It’s thanks to the quick thinking of those neighbors that botched an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon at 58 Shandon Avenue. The Zanesville and South Zanesville Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office joined forces to apprehend the suspect. After a quarter-mile foot chase through woods, a male suspect was caught. South Zanesville Police Chief Mike Prather says the suspect is currently being held in the county...
October 28, 2003 - 10:28pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
An Ohio man accused of plotting to cut through cables that support New York’s Brooklyn Bridge is going to prison for 20 years. A judge today in Alexandria, Virginia refused to let Iyman Faris of Columbus withdraw his guilty plea. The 24-year-old Faris pleaded guilty in May, but asked to withdraw his plea last month. His attorney says his mental evaluation hadn’t been determined when he made the plea, but the judge says Faris knew what he was doing.
October 28, 2003 - 10:27pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Buildings and business is booming in Cambridge...that’s evident with just one stop. A total of seven businesses will soon call an old building in the downtown area. Cambridge officials say they are excited about the added economic value and potential tourism the shops have to offer. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the grand opening of the stores will take place Saturday, Nov. 1st in downtown Cambridge.
October 28, 2003 - 10:26pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Stop, drop and roll...the tried and true saying we teach our youngsters when it comes to fires. The Cambridge Fire Department is also looking at alternative methods of educating the youth about fires...they're raising money for a fire safety trailer, a mobile education center used by the department year round. The department has already raised about half of their $30,000 goal.
October 28, 2003 - 10:26pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Authorities say a house fire in Brown County has killed a person. Firefighters declined to immediately release the victim’s name. The fire occurred Tuesday morning in Mount Orab, a Brown County town about 25 miles east of Cincinnati. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the blaze.
October 28, 2003 - 5:11pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
A 16-year-old Morgan County girl is dead after a two- vehicle accident. The Marietta Post of the Highway Patrol says it happened on State Route 37 this morning around 6:30. Troopers say that 35-year-old Gary Hampton of Malta was driving west on 37, and 16-year-old Jessica Caito of Stockport, was driving east. Investigators say Caito went left of center and was struck broadside by the Hampton vehicle. Caito was killed in the crash. Hampton was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in...
October 28, 2003 - 3:06pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
With only one week until the elections on November fourth, residents will get another chance to hear the mayoral candidates during a forum tomorrow night. VFW post 1058 in Putnam will host the event beginning at 8:00 p.m. The doors open at 7:00 and capacity is around 300 seats. Moderating the event is Michael Pockl, Zanesville city schools superintendent. A guest panel from the local media will be on hand to ask questions including Jason Maddux of the Times Recorder, Mary Burkhart of WYBZ,...
October 28, 2003 - 3:02pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
All of the money involved in the mayoral campaign is disclosed in the campaign finance report. For this year’s mayoral race, Dave Joseph took in over $15,000, while Jack Fenton had a little over $13,000. Rick Lavy did not file a report, which was due last Thursday. But according to the rule, he didn’t necessarily have to. Martha Thomas, Muskingum County board of elections director, said they have to report their finances if they spend or receive over $1,000. Another stipulation is that no...
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