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February 21, 2005 - 6:16pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The Zanesville Art Center has a new director.

Board Member Dean Cole announced today that Susan Talbot-Stanaway is the center’s new director.

Talbot-Stanaway has a Masters degree in art history and museum studies from the University of Minnesota.

She was the executive director of the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society in Paducah, Kentucky.

She was also the director of the Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan and before that the director of...
February 21, 2005 - 6:03pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Get excited…the 19th annual Carr Center cake auction is coming up.

The invitations were sent out and local businesses are encouraged to RSVP as soon as possible.

“We’d like for everybody to have their RSVP cards which are provided with the invitation back to us by March 11 that allows us to promote your business a little bit,” says Sonya Mawhorter, Executive Director of the Carr Center.

Most people in our area know about the cake auction, but in case you don’t...
February 21, 2005 - 1:50pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Last Tuesday, the state of Ohio received a federal disaster declaration for 18 counties after the massive flooding this year, including Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton. Since then, FEMA has been trying to get the word out on how people can apply for aid.

Gay Ruby is the Public Affairs Officer for FEMA and says there are two types of aid that people can receive, public assistance and individual assistance.

“If you’re an individual homeowner, renter, or business owner and...
February 21, 2005 - 1:42pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
John “The Lion” Daly, from becoming the youngest active player on the PGA tour, to now- becoming one of Alan Cottrill’s latest bronze sculptures. This man has risen to be a true legend.

Alan Cottrill’s newest sculpture is none other than this 18-year golf veteran. He created the sculpture for Joe Hardy, owner of 84 Lumber. The 800-pound work of art will be transferred from Alan’s studio to the Nemacolin Woodlands in Southwest Pennsylvania tomorrow.

“I did a lot of...
February 21, 2005 - 12:51am
7 years 6 weeks ago
It was a happy homecoming this weekend for one local family as they welcomed home Sergeant Danny Fannin of Zanesville.

Sgt. Fannin was stationed in Baghdad right outside of Falluja. He says its amazing feeling to be back in the USA.

Sgt. Fannin says the worst part about being in Iraq was not seeing his family.
He says now he can enjoy time with his wife Lacy and their son Bryant.

Sgt. Fannin adds he plans to attend The Police Academy to study...
February 21, 2005 - 12:42am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A massive fire in Norwich is responsible for leaving one family homeless tonight.

A little after 9pm Saturday night, the New Concord Fire Department along with help from several mutual aid departments attacked a fire at 1655 South Cove Lane.

New Concord Fire Chief Brent Gates says he believes the fire started on the second floor.
Chief Gates says 50% of the home is destroyed.

The exact cause of the fire is not known at this time, but Gates believes it...
February 20, 2005 - 7:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
New details are coming out about the death of a long time businessman.

81 year old Danny Wolfe of Zanesville died Saturday afternoon in the emergency room at Good Samaritan hospital.

He was the owner and operator of Danny’s Radiator Service since 1954.

He also was a US Army Air Force veteran of WWII.

Calling hours will be tomorrow from 3-5 and from 7-9 at Bryan Funeral Home on Maple Avenue. They will continue on Tuesday at Faith United Methodist...
February 19, 2005 - 12:53pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
This time of year can really do a number on your car, not only the body, but the tires as well.

There is a number of things you can do to beat the winter grit and grind from driving on your tires.

President of City Tire David Frame says, “a snow tie is going to be more of a traction tire.”

A lot of people are changing their ties like they change their wardrobe each season.

In the spring Frame says, you would use a performance tire or all season tire
February 19, 2005 - 12:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
As we’ve told you all this week, the Hearth and Home show is going on all weekend long at The Colony Square Mall. And while you can find great tips for home improvement there is also a great piece of sports memorabilia that would make a great collector’s piece.

Yes, football season is over, but the Buckeye craze in southeastern, Ohio continues all year long. This piece of Buckeye history features some of the best players in the past few years.

Don Dogwiler of the WHIZ...
February 19, 2005 - 12:42pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
If you’re short on cash or just don’t want to buy new tires- there are a few simple maintenance tricks that every car owner should do.

President of City Tire David Frame says, “ You should rotate your tires every four to eight thousand miles is the best thing you can do.

And remember, if you are going to rotate your tires it makes a difference whether it is front or rear wheel drive.

Other helpful tips: check your tire pressure an alignment.
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