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October 17, 2003 - 10:21pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenager. According to Detective Ric Roush, 17-year-old Lloyd Christopher Allen, Jr. of Lexington Ave. has been missing since October 11th. Allen is described as a black male, standing six feet one inch tall, and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call the ZPD at 455-0700.
October 17, 2003 - 10:19pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A Candidates’ Forum will be held Sunday: to better acquaint residents with the future leaders our city systems. The forum will be open to the public, with a question and answer session for individuals to ask certain candidates, or a group of candidates, serious issues. It will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at the John McIntire Library.
October 17, 2003 - 4:35pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Veterans Day will honor several local residents a high honor in fact: being inducted into Muskingum County Hall of Fame. Four residents will be inducted on November 11…and each of them have to meet certain criteria to be bestowed with such an honor. “Each individual has to have been in military services first of all an honorably discharged its not necessarily what they’ve done as a soldier, sailor, or Airforce its what they did in their community when they returned from the service.” The...
October 17, 2003 - 3:52pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
As the winter months are approaching it is important to stay warm and stay healthy. The Rambo Memorial Health Center is now offering free flu shots to Muskingum County residents. Nurses at the center are fully supplied with vaccines and are encouraging all age groups to take advantage of this opportunity. “The flu shot’s really safe for any individual six months in age and older and we have plenty of vaccines to go around for anyone that would like to get one.” The clinic will be offering...
October 16, 2003 - 10:42pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Loveable pups across the southeastern Ohio region are always in need of a good home, and a concerned Guernsey County group is doing what it can to help. The group, called Pound Partners, asks volunteers to create humane and healthy living conditions for canines in the County Pound. Organizer of the group Dorothy Wetherell wants to make the kennel updated...
October 16, 2003 - 10:42pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The Newark community has come out in full force to support its local police department. The citizens voted to approve an income tax levy, raising funds to build a new police station. Currently stationed in the basement of the City Hall, the department hopes to break ground at its new locations. According to Newark Chief of Police Darrell Pennington, the $6 million project will span the area of three properties. Pennington said the levy money also has allowed the department to upgrade...
October 16, 2003 - 10:41pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The helping hands of the community continues here in Muskingum County as well...as Zanesville residents turned out Thursday night at the Inn at Eaglesticks to raise funds for the United Way and the Zanesville South Business Association. Debbie Gheen, President of the Association, says monetary help has come from all over the county. Auction items ranged from vacations to electronics to an inlaid plate donated by Ray Thomas. Thursday’s auction raised more that $15,000.
October 16, 2003 - 10:39pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Buckeye Egg Farm’s Chief Financial Officer says an appeal of an order to shut the farm down is likely. CFO Matthew Doyle said Thursday that the company intends to appeal the order unless the state gives it a reason not to. The Environmental Review Appeals Commission ruled Wednesday to uphold Agriculture Director Fred Dailey’s order to shut the business down. Doyle says unless the order is changed in a way that favors that company, Buckeye Egg will appeal to the Tenth Ohio District Court of...
October 16, 2003 - 10:39pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A watchdog group has given utilities several recommendations on how to avoid another major blackout. Those recommendations include making sure there is enough voltage to move electricity on the power grid and clearing vegetation from transmission lines. The advice from the North American Electric Reliability Council went out Wednesday in a three-page letter to utilities and others who control the grid.
October 16, 2003 - 10:38pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A renewed effort in underway at Ohio State University to catch the arsonist who killed five college students in April. University officials say that case still weighs on the minds of campus-area residents...and OSU wants to do its parts to help solve the case. The university has come up with a poster that will start going up on-campus and in near-by neighborhoods. It implores anyone who has any information about that fire on East 17th Avenue, to contact authorities. University officials say...
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