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February 19, 2005 - 12:53pm
7 years 11 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 11 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 11 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.
February 19, 2005 - 2:46am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Local authorities are continuing investigations into a felonious assault that occurred around 10:20 Friday night in the 1400 block of Ridge Avenue.

According to Detective Sergeant Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department, the 38-year-old male victim, is currently in serious condition at a local hospital.

Officials know of two suspects at the moment, who are not in custody.

Detective Roush says robbery was the motive in this incident.

Stay tuned...
February 19, 2005 - 12:53am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Tonight, is our final segment of the special local series, "A Day In The Life Of A Firefighter."

We've shown you their daily routines, what they do besides saving lives, and now we want to share with you some of their stories.

From the most memorable, to the scariest of situations, these guys open their hearts to unveil what keeps them going each day.

Click on video view for more!!
February 19, 2005 - 12:46am
7 years 11 weeks ago
An area man answered to drug charges in a Muskingum County Courtroom Friday.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, 22-year-old Jeffrey Mayle of Morgan County was charged with one count of trafficking in cocaine with a forfeiture specification, and one count of drug paraphenalia.

A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered in the case.

According to Workman, the incident occurred on September 21st of last year. The case was investigated...
February 18, 2005 - 7:35pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
The “Ohio Nursery Man” made a visit to the Y-city today, making a special appearance at the Hearth and Home Show at the Colony Square Mall.

Fred Hower, the host of “Plant Talk” is heard on radio stations all across Ohio, including our sister station AM 1240. Hower has over 45 years experience as a horticultural consultant.
Hower offered some planting tips saying the best time to plant is still a month away.
Hower adds our Ohio soil is still too wet for ideal planting....
February 18, 2005 - 4:15pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
A well-known retired Zanesville businessman has died. Charlie Deveny passed away early this morning at the age of 66.

Deveny was co-owner of Profession Service Techniques, which was founded in 1979. Deveny was a baseball enthusiast.

He was a 1956 graduate of Zanesville High School and lettered in baseball, played American Legion ball and played for the Junior and Senior Pioneers.

He was also voted into the Muskingum Valley Oldtimers Baseball Hall of Fame....
February 18, 2005 - 3:46pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville resident Shirley Rice says she received a message from God after learning Monday, 2-year-old James Stull and his sister 11 month old Samantha were killed in an early morning trailer house fire on Friendship Drive.


“I go home, and turn on the news find out the babies have burned, and I couldn’t take that, I know I had to do something.”


Shirley immediately made it her mission to help the family with expenses.
Shirley went to business after...
February 18, 2005 - 12:19pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Flu season has finally hit our area, as schools as close as Columbus are canceling classes because so many students are contracting the illness.

We spoke to local medical officials to see how Muskingum County is faring this flu season.

Doctor Vicki Whitacre is a Medical Director at the Muskingum County Health Department. She says flu season is at its peak, but that’s not the only epidemic to hit our residents.

“About two to three weeks ago, we started seeing...
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