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July 3, 2003 - 5:21am
5 years 46 weeks ago
A Zanesville native is doing his part to help a local project…and now he’s challenging you to do the same. Paul Newman made a five-hour drive from Flint Michigan to Zanesville on Wednesday. Newman is donating 1000 dollars to help the Nelston T. Gant foundation pay off the mortgage on its new house. Newman is making a challenge to the community to do the same. The Gant foundation needs another 20,000 dollars to pay off their property. If they get it before September they will receive a huge...
July 3, 2003 - 5:13am
5 years 46 weeks ago
Several Zanesville residents are facing drug charges. A Muskingum County grand jury indicted 54-year-old Howard Roe on two counts of trafficking drugs. His girlfriend, 51-year-old Martha Wilson was indicted on two counts of permitting drug abuse. Also, because the alleged drug sales occurred at Roe’s home on Maysville Avenue, there is a forfeiture specification on the home at 11-thousand dollars. Roe is also facing four counts of having a weapon under disability. Also, 40-year-old Jeffery...
July 2, 2003 - 11:56pm
5 years 46 weeks ago
A Grand Jury indicted one of Muskingum County’s Most Wanted Suspects Wednesday. The Grand Jury indicted Jerry Galigher on two counts of failing to register as a sexually oriented offender. Galigher was convicted of a sex offense in the early 1990s. He was released from prison in 1997. Because of his sexual offender conviction, Galigher must register his address with the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department at least once a year or every time he changes his address. If he’s convicted,...
July 2, 2003 - 11:54pm
5 years 46 weeks ago
Family members, Friends and lots of hugs greet a local pastor who returned home from serving his country overseas. Pastor Keith Lingsch was deployed 90 days ago to a classified location. He was one of two chaplains who served 26,000 other military personnel. Now, Lingsch is anxious to get back to serving his local congregation. Lingsch is the reverend at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zanesville. He returned home to his wife and three kids.
July 2, 2003 - 4:24pm
5 years 46 weeks ago
Fireworks won’t be the only sight in the sky this weekend. You can also check out the small airplanes that will be floating through the clouds. On Saturday, July5th the Par Airport is holding a day filled with fun. Robert Norman, flight instructor, says flying an airplane isn’t like the good old days. He hopes that by having a flying event people will realize the greatness behind aviation. Throughout the day there will be competitions set up for pilots, and some will go home with a trophy...
July 2, 2003 - 4:24pm
5 years 46 weeks ago
The State Education Department is taking $30 million from a reserve fund because it’s getting less money that expected from the Ohio Lottery. Despite a slight increase in overall profits, the Ohio Lottery fell about $31 million short of its profit projections for the fiscal year that ended Monday. State law requires lottery profits be used for schools. They make up about 9% of the state’s school funding. In the fiscal year that ended Monday, the lottery gave $641.4 million to schools, about...
July 2, 2003 - 2:56pm
5 years 46 weeks ago
Latenight eaters have a new choice as a fastfood staple extends its hours. All four McDonalds in Zanesville now have drive thru windows open twenty-four hours a day. To McDonald’s management, it seemed like an idea worth trying. “We seem like we’re a twenty-four hour, seven day a week society now,” says Kathy Himmelspach, McDonalds Community Relations Representative, “everybody’s out. You know, different businesses start at different times. There’s a lot of businesses in this area that run...
July 2, 2003 - 7:15am
5 years 46 weeks ago
A bill introduced in the legislature would make it a felony to leave children alone in a hot car. A conviction could mean a year or more in prison. The measure by state representative Jim Hughes of Columbus would crack down on parents and guardians who leave children under seven in a car without supervision when any harmful condition is present. The need for tougher penalties was brought to Hughes’ attention by Franklin County Juvenile Domestic Court Judge Kim Browne. She said she had...
July 2, 2003 - 6:59am
5 years 46 weeks ago
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Wal-Mart for nearly one million dollars by a man who claimed he was injured when a stack of dog food bowls fell on him. Coshocton County Common Pleas Judge Richard Evans ruled that Richard Whittington of Newcomerstown failed to prove his injuries were the result of the falling bowls. Evans also ordered Whittington to pay jury and court costs of about 800 dollars. Whittington claimed an employee was stacking the dog food bowl on shelves at the...
July 2, 2003 - 6:08am
5 years 46 weeks ago
You see them growing like wildflowers along highways and railroad tracks, with long, purple-mottled stems and pretty clusters of small, white flowers. But state wildlife and poison-control officials are warning that the plant, actually a weed called poison hemlock, is dangerous. Horticulture specialist Joe Boggs with the Ohio State University Extension Service says poison hemlock has become one of the most prevalent weeds in Ohio, especially in the central and southern portions of the state...
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