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May 9, 2002 - 6:45am
5 years 37 weeks ago
Emergency management officials in Gallia county say a possible tornado destroyed at least 20 homes. Two truck drivers were hospitalized for minor injuries. Another weak tornado apparently touched down near Wilmington in southwest Ohio damaging about four buildings and 20 vehicles. No injuries were reported.
May 8, 2002 - 5:38pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
After fleeing from Zanesville Police back in April, two Zanesville men appeared in court Wednesday.
21-year-old, Ian Norris was indicted on two counts of having a weapon under disability, felony fleeing and aggravated menacing.
21-year-old Albert Hill III was indicted on one count of a weapon under disability, felony fleeing, aggravated menacing and posession of marijuana.
The two were arrested on April 27th.
According to police, the two drove to 1411 Putnam Avenue to...
May 8, 2002 - 5:34pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
A crash Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Zane and Underwood in downtown Zanesville sent an elderly woman to the hospital with serious injuries.
According to the Zanesville Police, no charges have been filed.
Those involved were: in one car, driver, 85-year-old Dorothy Young and 86-year-old Evelyn Hardcastle - both of Zanesville.
In the other car: Zanesville resident, 29-year-old Jennifer Teegarden and her three-year-old passenger, Nathan Dunlap.
Hardcastle was...
May 8, 2002 - 5:29pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Letter carriers for the United States Post Office are trying to stamp out hunger with their annual food drive.
Each year nationwide: the post office gives residents the chance to participate in the drive. This Thursday and Friday, residents will receive information in their mail about donating food.
Letter carriers will be picking up non-perishable food items as they deliver the day's mail.
Last year, as a whole, the Post Office collected more than 71-million tons of food.
May 8, 2002 - 4:39pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
The American Red Cross has developed a new class to help very young adults become responsible babysitters.
The class is for children ages 11 to 15, it works on first-aid, decision-making and proper care for babies and toddlers.
The class is $45 and starts Friday, May 10th. Call the American Red Cross for registartion information.
May 8, 2002 - 4:46am
5 years 37 weeks ago
The Longaberger company is doing its part to help with new construction in the Tri-Valley school district. The school approached Longaberger about buying the fitness center site and using it for a new middle school.
Interim superintendent Marshall Hightower says it's a perfect location for the school. The property is in the village and next to the athletic fields that Longaberger donated last year. Hightower says because the value of the buildings and property are more than the...
May 7, 2002 - 10:05pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
The race for County Commissioner is set in Licking county after Tuesday's primary election. Republican Jay Baird will face democrat Tim Weisert in November. In the race for clerk of court Gary Walters was the easy winner in the republican primary. It was a good and bad night for issues in the county. The Licking County Joint Vocational school levy failed as did a levy for the Granville school district and Lakewood school district. It was not all bad news for schools, Licking Heights pulled...
May 7, 2002 - 9:30pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
It was a clean sweep for Noble County as both issues on the ballot pass. In the democratic race for county commissioner, Danny Harmon receives a close victory over Brandy Miller. Harmon who only received 56 more votes than Miller will face unopposed republican candidate Kenneth Miller in November's election.
May 7, 2002 - 9:10pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Cambridge residents will be getting improved streets as voters passed a tax for street improvements by 1,110 to 982.
As for schools in Guernsey County, voters in the Rolling Hills School district passed a 7.92 mil levy with a final vote of 1,328 to 1,004.
Voters in the Cambridge City School district passed their 8.14 mil levy with a final vote of 1,790 to 1,423.
However, it was bad news for the East Guernsey Local School district as voters there shot down the levy with a final...
May 7, 2002 - 9:10pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
In Coshocton County the sale and tax use, 1/4 percent for emergency medical services failed to pass. The issue only received 1,578 yes votes compared to 2,287 no votes. But in Morgan County getting the green light is the ambulance levy, a 1.6 mills over 5 years, to fund ambulance service. The levy passed 1,058 to 495.
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