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December 6, 2001 - 1:46pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Miss America Program is the largest scholarship program in the country for women. It provides over 30 million dollars worth of scholarship money. And with the absence of the Miss Southeastern Ohio program in the Zanesville community last year, young women in the area had to miss out on the opportunity. Zanesville has been hosting the program for 38 consecutive years. This year it's being brought back especially with the feeling of patriotism in the U.S. It is going to be revived this year...
December 6, 2001 - 1:45pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It was short and sweet today at the County Commissioners Office where an advisory meeting was held. Keeping everyone up-to-date on money matters and county investments was the topic of the day. The meeting of the investment advisory committee made up of County Treasurer Phillip Murphy, County Commissioners Ed Kenily and Dorothy Montgomery served the purpose of updating plans for the county budget, and the county interest income. The Commissioners and Treasurer Murphy are also looking at making...
December 5, 2001 - 6:06pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Zanesville is going to have some part in the 2002 Winter Olympics. The Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Torch relay starts December 4th in Atlanta Georgia where it burned for the 1996 olympics. The torch will be carried by 11-thousand torchbearers including heart transplant recipent Adam Burkhart who lives in Zanesville. Adam was nominated by his Uncle Keith Burkhart.
December 5, 2001 - 3:49pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
If you are having problems thinking of that perfect Christmas gift, we may be able to help. How about a dog or a cat. We have 2 featured pets. One is a 3 month old stray dog, the other is a female cat who is 2 years old. The Animal Shelter Society in Muskingum County would like to encourage the community to make donations for the animals at the shelter by donating to the Christmas barrels that are located in local grocery stores around the area. They will be collecting items until after...
December 5, 2001 - 2:55pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
With the warmer temperatures it's difficult to get in the Christmas spirit. But holiday lights are going up and the fire department has some tips on how to have a safe holiday:
*Watch you don't puncture electrical chords
*Use lights that are UL rated
*Keep your christmas tree away from heat sources
December 5, 2001 - 2:54pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
If you've been shopping chances are you have seen the Salvation Army's big red kettles and bell ringers. Each year the Salvation Army hosts their red kettle campaign. Right now the Salvation Army is only half way to their goal of 55-thousand dollars. The money will go to area families.
December 5, 2001 - 1:12pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The high-speed chase that occurred Monday, and sent two men to jail involved more than just a stolen car. According to Zanesville police Chief Eric Lambes a stolen out of county vehicle turned out to have drugs found inside. The operator of the vehicle, Marlon Jones, a 20 year old African American male from Warren Ohio has been charged with possessing a stolen vehicle and possession of crack cocaine. His passenger, Tyrone Murphy, a 25 year old African American male from Zanesville was also...
December 5, 2001 - 1:02am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Jaymin McDonald
12-17 for 17 Points
9 Rebounds
5 Steals
16 straight points in the first quarter
December 4, 2001 - 11:12pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
A bomb threat was called in at Community Bank at around 7 o'clock Tuesday night. A bank employee received the call, the caller was nonspecific as to which bank was involved. So dog sniffing dogs were sent to the West Pike Bank and Maysville Pike branches. The situation is being investigated.
December 4, 2001 - 11:09pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Stockport volunteer fire department had a special meeting tonight, a meeting to try and save the struggling operation. Organizers say that without more help, doors may have to close. Alice Hanson the squad chief is asking people to consider taking free, 3-month long EMT courses. To learn more about the classes and the need for volunteers call 559-2423
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