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July 7, 2003 - 11:46pm
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Storms rumbled through the area Monday night caused havoc on area power lines. Crews have been working to restore electricity. As of 11 Monday night, American Electric Power says in all, there are 20,175 customers still without power. In Newark, more than 14,000 people are without electricity. In Zanesville, over 2,800 customers are without power. In Cambridge, 118 customers have no service. AEP says crews will be working through the night. The company is not saying when power will be...
July 7, 2003 - 2:52pm
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A Morgan County community is under a boil advisory today. The Portersville East Branch Water Company today announced that a boil alert is in effect. If you live on Township Road 197, County Road 8 or Township Road 202 in the Portersville Water District you are included. The boil advisory means you must bring your water to a vigorous boil for two minutes before you consume it. The boil alert remains in effect until further notice.
July 7, 2003 - 12:46pm
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Wendy’s Management Group and WHIZ-TV have once again teamed up to co-sponsor a charity for needy children in Muskingum County entitled “Lace Up For Kids.” Last year, the program helped provide 963 shoes to area children and this year officials say they need more. If you would like to donate new sneakers you can do so at any of the Wendy’s restaurants in Muskingum County. Persons wishing to apply for shoes may pick up an application at the following places: United Way, Eastside Community...
July 7, 2003 - 10:49am
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Good news for hunters. The fee increase for hunting and fishing licenses that were signed into law when Ohio’s fiscal budget began July first won’t take effect until next March. Many people assumed that the fee increases took effect that day. The Ohio Department of Wildlife recently announced that the four-dollar increases for fishing licenses and deer and turkey hunting licenses won’t start until the 2004 hunting season. The state will also offer reduced prices on deer and turkey hunters...
July 7, 2003 - 10:22am
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Ohioans wanting to be on the national Do-Not-Call Registry can call a toll-free sign up line starting today. The registry will place their phone numbers off-limits to most telemarketing calls. So far, most of the nearly 17 million phone numbers registered before the July fourth holiday have been put on the list via the internet. The Federal Trade Commission administers the registry. The phone number is 1-888-382-1222 and the web site is www.donotcall.com.
July 7, 2003 - 10:14am
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The Perry County sheriff’s department today released the identity of the man who drowned over the weekend. He is 21-year-old Jeffrey Mills of Glouster. He fell off a cliff and drowned in a quarry on Saturday. The Perry County Coroner says he believes Mills’ death was an accident.
July 6, 2003 - 9:52pm
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Local Law Enforcement officials are asking for the public’s cooperation in apprehending local criminals. This week’s Most Wanted Suspect for Muskingum County is: Gregory Jadwin. Jadwin is charged with three counts of theft over $500. His last known address is Linvale Drive in Norwich. Jadwin is described as having brown hair and brown eyes. He stands 6’5” tall and weighs 270 pounds. Anyone with information-on Jadwin can call the Sheriff’s Department at 740-452-3637. As always,...
July 6, 2003 - 9:45pm
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A woman was transported to the hospital with possible injuries following a two-vehicle accident Sunday in Zanesville. According to the Zanesville Police Department, the mishap occurred at Adair and Maple Avenue around 1 p.m. Officers say that a driver of a pick-up truck was hauling a trailer of miscellaneous items and allegedly was traveling too fast while turning from Maple to Adair. The trailer became detached from the pick-up and struck a mini-van, which was heading east on Adair. Police...
July 6, 2003 - 9:39pm
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Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that claimed two lives Sunday morning in southern Ohio. The Ross County Sheriff’s office says 57-year-old Cornelius Copley of Circleville, was driving south in the northbound lane of U-S 23 when he hit a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Jillien Graves, of Chillicothe, who was on her way to work. Copley and Graves were pronounced dead at the scene.
July 6, 2003 - 9:21pm
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Quite a few people snuck in an evening of music before the weather turned sour. The Zanesville Memorial Band played at Zane’s Landing tonight, featuring a patriotic theme. It was the third of six summer gigs the band has lined up. “This summer we are going to do the Muskingum County bell ceremony on the fifteenth of July. It’s a Tuesday night and it will be held down at the courthouse,” says Janine Bock, guest conductor and band member. The band has been around for over one hundred years...
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