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November 8, 2003 - 3:14pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
On the calendars, Veteran’s Day is Tuesday, November 11th…but in the hearts and minds of Muskingum County residents, Saturday afternoon was a perfect time to honor our soldiers. While marching in a parade through downtown Zanesville and speaking with the community at a ceremony at Secrest Auditorium, veterans beamed with American pride as their sacrifices and accomplishments were praised. The parade also symbolized pride for American forces currently fighting overseas.
November 8, 2003 - 3:13pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A 3-year-old Adamsville girl has the love and support of her hometown. Hannah Moody was diagnosed with Diffuse Anaplasia in September. This is a form of Wilms Tumor, a rare type of cancer. Chemotherapy treatments have not only been rough on little Hannah, but also on her family’s finances. That’s why the Village of Adamsville banded together Saturday to raise funds for the Moody Family. Additional monetary donations can be sent to the Hannah Moody Fund, at P.O. Box 444, Adamsville, Ohio...
November 8, 2003 - 3:12pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It’s never too early to begin thinking about the holiday season. That’s the motto of more than 100 motorcycle enthusiasts who also have generous hearts. They dusted off their winter hats and riding gloves for the 7th Annual Motorcycle for Kids Campaign. Organizer of the event Vicki Erichsen says the event is the kickoff for the Christmas Campaign for the Salvation Army. This year Erichsen hopes to raise $4,000.
November 7, 2003 - 10:58pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The son of a well-known Zanesville family has been found dead is his apartment in England. 21-year-old Noah Graham, son of Bob and Linda Graham of the Graham, McClelland, Ransbottom Law Firm, was in the United States Air Force stationed at the Royal Air Force Base in Fairford, England. Graham was found dead in his apartment. Military officials tell the family that an autopsy will be performed on Monday to determine the cause of death. Bob Graham tells WHIZ that his son joined the Air Force...
November 7, 2003 - 4:53pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
In other local news, authorities are still searching for an armed gas station robber. The Zanesville Police Department says the incident occurred last night just after 11:00. According to Detective Ric Roush, the robbery took place at the Duke and Dutchess station located on Blue Avenue. The suspect is described as a white male approximately six foot tall, 150 pounds. He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a ski mask. The Zanesville Police Department is asking for...
November 7, 2003 - 4:50pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A two-car accident occurred this afternoon on Military road in Zanesville. According to the Zanesville post of the Ohio State Patrol, two female drivers were transported to Bethesda hospital for treatment without visible injuries. While the accident is still under investigation, it appears the cause of the accident is assured clear distance ahead. Military road was closed for approximately one hour while crews tended to the accident.
November 7, 2003 - 4:45pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A local organization is hosting a benefit for one of their deceased members at the Putnam Tavern. The benefit is raising money for the family of Marty Mercer, the former vice-president of the Y city southeastern Ohio bikers. There will be all sorts of activities for the community to partake in. There will also be a local poker run at the taverns in town that Mercer liked to frequent.
November 7, 2003 - 4:40pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
As the winter months approach it is important to stay warm and stay healthy. The Rambo Memorial health center would like to remind everyone they are still offering free flu shots to Muskingum County residents. Nurses at the center are encouraging all age groups to take advantage of this opportunity. The clinic has limited supply of the vaccine available so now is the time to take advantage of the offer. A special reminder… tomorrow the Rambo health center will be open from 10am to 2pm to...
November 7, 2003 - 6:20am
6 years 7 weeks ago
The city of Zanesville will honor local veterans during a parade this weekend. Secrest Auditorium manager John Kunkle says a parade is planned for Saturday morning at 10:00. The route will be Shinnick Street to 5th street and 5th Street to Main Street to 4th Street and then the parade will go to Market Street. The Grand Marshall will be Ron Rosser, a Medal of Honor recipient who served in the Korean War. The public is invited to attend the event.
November 7, 2003 - 6:11am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Sheriff’s deputies are in the middle of negotiating a new contract with the county commissioners. Thursday both side met in executive session to discuss the main issues of the contract. Commissioner Ed Kenily says a broad range of topics was discussed during the closed-door session. The Commissioner says one of the more difficult parts of the process is the fact that money is tight due to the poor state of the economy. Wages appears to be one of the main issues of the talks.
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