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Ground Breaking At Morton Park

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

After two years of waiting, the residents of the Morton Park Apartments are finally getting their activity center. Walls have already started going up, but a ground breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the construction of a building Muskingum ARC Housing Inc. Never thought they would have the funds for. “We’ve been trying to… Continue Reading

Proper Hand Washing Advice to Stay Healthy

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Southeast Ohio is having its share of health problems this year, ranging from whooping cough and bacterial meningitis to the H1N1 scare, but the spread of these diseases can all be prevented by one simple step, washing your hands properly. “It really reduces your chances of picking up an infection if you wash your hands… Continue Reading

Blood Supply Decrease Coming Sooner Than Expected

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

As summer approaches, the American Red Cross uses more red pouches from its blood supply. Donor Recruitment Representative, Jackie Mishler, says it’s because accidents go up in the summer. “Everybody’s out having a good time. Children are out of school. The accidents go up, and our blood supply goes down unfortunately, ” says Mishler. Mishler… Continue Reading

Corning Fire Under Investigation

by George Hiotis on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says a Perry County family lost its home to fire over the weekend. It Happened to Tim Dodson and his family at 4686 Pleasant Township Road in Corning early Saturday morning. The home and its contents were destroyed in the blaze. The Red Cross says its assisting the family of… Continue Reading

Stars & Stripes On The River Coming Up

by News Department on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

With the 4th of July quickly approaching preparation for the annual Stars and Stripes on the River is in motion. The ‘Old Boy Bikers’ plan to make their first year teaming up with the Zanesville Jaycees a success by adding their own touch to the celebrations at Zane’s Landing Park. “This year the Jaycees invited… Continue Reading

Stars & Stripes On The River Coming Up

by News Department on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

With the 4th of July quickly approaching preparation for the annual Stars and Stripes on the River is in motion. The ‘Old Boy Bikers’ plan to make their first year teaming up with the Zanesville Jaycees a success by adding their own touch to the celebrations at Zane’s Landing Park. “This year the Jaycees invited… Continue Reading

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Newark

by Nichole Hannahs on July 15, 2009 at 11:20 am

A Newark man is dead following a motorcycle crash Saturday. Newark Police say the crash on State Route 79 south and State Route 16 overpass occurred before 3pm. They say 38-year-old Joseph Bennington was trying to merge onto State Route 79 from State Route 16 west, when he lost control. Bennington was pronounced dead at… Continue Reading

Taxi Driver Robbed

by Nichole Hannahs on July 15, 2009 at 11:20 am

A woman faces formal robbery charges Monday after the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office says she robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint. Sheriff Timothy Rodgers say just before 12:30am Monday they received a call from a Shelly’s Taxi Service driver reporting she had been robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash, a pack of cigarettes and… Continue Reading

Man Critical After Accident

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:20 am

A Frazeysburg man is in critical condition after a motorcycle accident around 5:15 p.m. Sunday. The State Highway Patroll says 37-year-old Scott Gardner was driving south in Muskingum County on Obannon Road, when he failed to negotiate a curve and went off the right side of the road into a field. Authorities say he was… Continue Reading

Chainsaw Accident; One Injured

by Nichole Hannahs on July 15, 2009 at 11:20 am

A Coshocton man is flown to the hospital after a chainsaw accident, Sunday. Coshocton County Sheriff Timothy Rodgers says Coshocton EMS were called to 20769 Township Road 164 and found 58-year-old Robert Clark had lacerated his left leg just above the knee. Clark was flown to Akron General Hospital by Med Flight where he’s listed… Continue Reading