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December 1, 2004 - 7:52pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
They say home is where the heart is and this holiday season WHIZ, The Times Recorder and LeVeck Entertainment is trying to help bring some of our southeastern ohio heart to soldiers overseas.

What would the word freedom mean without our soldiers? This holiday season local organizations along with the media and an entertainment group we thought if you r loved one is not home for the holidays why not bring a little bit of home to them?

“Even if we get one smile somewhere in...
December 1, 2004 - 6:07pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum County farming community is mourning the loss of one of its own.

83-year-old Regis “Mike” Michel of Zanesville died this morning following a brief illness.

Michel was the owner and manager of Farm Supply Center since 1951 and a well-respected member of the local agriculture community.

Calling hours are scheduled for Friday from 3:30 to 5:30 and from 7:00 until 9:00 at the Hillis and Hardwick Funeral Home.

The Mass will be held at St...
December 1, 2004 - 6:01pm
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The trail of the man accused of killing a 7-year-old Belmont County girl continued today in Noble County Common Pleas Court.

Fred Mundt Junior is charged in the rape and beating of Brittany Hendrickson of Lebanon.

This morning Noble County Common Please Judge John Nau said no to a defense request for a mistrial in the case.

The motion was made on Tuesday after a Noble County Sheriff’s detective testified that Brittany Hendrickson’s mother, Misty, took a lie...
December 1, 2004 - 4:37pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
While you’re out shopping this holiday season it’s important to keep in mind those that are less fortunate. Locally there are two organizations in town that are collecting toys for children.

If your child needs a gift this holiday season don’t worry Zanesville has the market cornered.

With two local gift drives everyone should get a present this year.

“Knowing that the Salvation Army always serves the kids 12 and under and they do a great job at that. We wanted...
December 1, 2004 - 12:03pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Tonight marks the start of Holiday Tour 2004 in Downtown Zanesville.

The Festival of Trees preview holds trees from 58 local businesses ready for auction…and the Miracle on Main Street Lighting Ceremony will be the focus of the night.

Musical guests and city officials will be at the courthouse celebrating tonight. Downtown Zanesville Association Manager Dana Matz says it’s a homecoming event meant for everyone to enjoy.

“You’ll see people talking on the...
December 1, 2004 - 7:48am
7 years 11 weeks ago
American Electric Power is reporting several scattered power outages around the area including the entire western part of Licking County. Crews have been working through the night so, they are aware of all of the outages. Drivers use extra caution when heading out this morning. Make sure if you do come across any traffic signals that are out-to treat that like you would a four-way stop. Watch for plenty of trees down and lots of debris on the roads.
December 1, 2004 - 12:27am
7 years 11 weeks ago
A close call for some motorists in Adamsville earlier tonight as a two vehicle accident occured on 93 North around 8:15.

According to officials who were on the scene, the crash occurred as one vehicle that was southbound on State Route 93 went left of center and struck another vehicle traveling northbound while rounding a curve.

Extra assistance was called to the scene to deal with the multiple injuries involved.

Trooper Jeff Fowler with the Zanesville Post of...
November 30, 2004 - 8:38pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Area residents spent the night perfecting all the last-minute details for the upcoming "Home for the Holidays" Christmas production.

Ten year-old Aaron Jackson of Zanesville is participating in this year's performance for his first time--and for Jackson this show has a very special meaning.

"I wanted to do it because my father's in Iraq," says Jackson. Jackson's father, Mike, has been serving as a soldier in the Army National Guard since last January and is expected to...
November 30, 2004 - 4:22pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Local authorities are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Monday around 7:45.

According to Detective Sergeant Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department, the robbery occurred at the United Dairy Mart at 13-29 Maysville Avenue, when two suspects described as two blacks males came into the store. One was armed with a knife and threatened the female clerk on duty.

The clerk was not injured and the suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of...
November 30, 2004 - 2:23pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Yesterday kicked off the deer gun season here in Muskingum County and hunters took advantage of the 30,000 acres of land we have to offer.

But this season also has a positive impact on our economy.

Kelly Ashby, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce says its no surprise why hunters would choose to visit our area.

Ashby says, “We were the number one county last year for deer hunting because Muskingum County has a lot to offer the hunter and I think that...
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