Stories tagged with: American Legion

June 13, 2015 - 2:15pm
11 weeks 3 days ago

 Post 29 of the American Legion stepped out to raise money for local veterans today.

The second annual charity run and rally featured a poker run, car show, corn-hole tournament and prizes to be won including a 2004 Harley Davidson Superglide. Treasurer of the American Legion Riders Betty Shanks said they work all year to put on the event and it's worth it if they can give back.

"Well it's always good to give back the veteran's after what they've done for us," said...

May 15, 2012 - 3:52pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A piece of American history is coming through Southeastern Ohio Memorial Day weekend.

The Vietnam Memorial Wall will start in Zanesville at the VFW on Moxahala Avenue, and then will be accompanied by a police escort and more than 1,500 motorcyclists into McConnelsville where the wall will be displayed.

John Christy of the Malta VFW said he would like to see the public line up on State Route 60 as the wall travels to Morgan County in support of their fallen heroes.

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June 5, 2011 - 7:16pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The American Legion Car Show was held this weekend in Coshocton, but for one Warsaw man at the show, it was more than just the horse power.
 

Mike Ruby began collecting cars in the 80's, but soon discovered he wasn't very good at it.
 

"Couldn't get that shine, that everybody else gets," said Ruby. "And a friend of mine says, you ought to do something you like, something you know about. And I know about Military vehicles."
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July 17, 2010 - 5:23pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

The American Legion Color Guard hopes to put their old uniforms on the shelf after today's fundraiser.

Legion post 29 in Zanesville held a poker run, steak fry, and Chinese auction to raise money for new uniforms.

"Every cent that we collect, except for the expenses we bought, but everything else will go to the post," says Larry Shanks, Post Commander.

Shanks says the the current uniforms seen a lot of use throughout the years. Buying new ones is not going to be...

July 7, 2010 - 8:06pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

C.O.L. Baseball:

Juniors 4  Zanesville Vipers 1

Logan Lewis (Jr) WP, 9IP, 1R, 8H, 6K, 3BB

Corey Hull (Jr) 1B, RBI

Matt Lott (Jr) 2B, 1B, RBI

Wade Kaido (Jr) 1B, RBI

Steve Kidwell (Jr) RBI

Tyler Hardcastle (V) RBI

Legion Baseball

St. Clairesville Post 157-- 4

Zanesville Post 92-- 13

Post 92: Marc Wylie: 3 1B, 4 RBI; Chase Fuller...

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