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Man dies after bee sting attack

by on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

A bee sting attack claimed the life of a local businessman, a man who didn’t have a history of bee allergies. 35-year old Chuckie Murrey was stung five times on the face and head on Saturday. He had been on life support since then, but he suffered too many complications. Thursday he died leaving behind… Continue Reading

Cambridge Man Robbed At Gunpoint

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

Cambridge Police say charges are pending against three men who detectives say robbed a man at gunpoint. It happened around midnight Thursday. Detective Brian Harbin says a man was walking on the north side of town when he was approached by three black males. Detective Harbin says one of the suspects pulled a gun on… Continue Reading

Light Up Your Golf Game

by Audry Kensicki on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

The Tri-Valley Girls Basketball Boosters want you to light up your golf game. The boosters are hosting a golf tournament, but Connie Fellers from the group says, it’s not your average golf game. “We came up with a fun twist on a traditional golf outing,” said Fellers. “We thought why not try night golf? It’s… Continue Reading

ODOT Construction to Benefit Traffic Flow

by Audry Kensicki on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

Finding your way through Maple Avenue has just gotten a little easier thanks to the Ohio Department of Transportation’s new upgrades. ODOT is installing new, larger road signs to help motorists identify side roads. Kate Stickle of ODOT says soon they will be doing even more to the roads. “Soon you will see new traffic… Continue Reading

Road Construction Across Zanesville

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

Summer paving projects are underway across the city of Zanesville. The Pine Street paving project finished up Thursday. Milling has also begun on 12 other roads around the city. “We need to do that because as we continually overlay the streets we lose curb height and we’ve gotten to the point where we have to… Continue Reading

Park National Bank Robbed In Newark

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

Newark police are investigating a morning robbery at a Park National Bank. It happened at approximately 9:21 a.m. at the branch on East Main Street. Police say a white male around 50 years old walked into the bank and gave tellers a note demanding cash. The man then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount… Continue Reading

New Grant to Help Community

by Audry Kensicki on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

The Zanesville Community Development Committee has been busy working on various grants and hope to stabilize the community. Stacy Clapper of the committee says the application of a new grant could help in that effort. She says their application for the Clean Ohio Assistance Fund could do just that. “That is phase two of an… Continue Reading

OU Football Player to Serve 2 Day Jail Sentence

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

An Ohio University football player is starting a two day sentence at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. 19-year-old Travis Carrie of Antioch, California entered a guilty plea to one count of receiving stolen property. Athens County Prosecutor Dave Warren says Carrie also was sentenced to 100 hours of community service, a 150 dollar fine, and… Continue Reading

Zanesville’s New Scoreboard Arrives

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

Sulsberger Stadium’s new scoreboard is up for all to see. Crews finished lifting and attaching it this afternoon. Zanesville Athletic Director, Scott Aronhalt, says it’s going to change the environment of the stadium. “When people come in, that atmosphere of seeing replays and highlights up on the screen, and really getting a lot of other… Continue Reading

Health Department Prepares for Possible Fall Swine Flu Outbreak

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

There are no reported cases of swine flu in Muskingum County thus far, but that could change as we head into fall and approach cold and flu season. Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department’s Dr. Vicki Whitacre says the country is preparing for a possible outbreak by producing a vaccine. “When you make a new vaccine, it’s… Continue Reading