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May 15, 2001 - 3:52pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The Salvation Army of Zanesville says make your party table reservations now. The Salvation Army’s Auxiliary is getting ready for their annual Festival of Tables to be held, Thursday, June 21. This is the 5th year for the event, where people or companies can purchase tables for $150 and then they decorate them with all kinds of themes. Past themes have included golf, racing, baseball and Hawaiian. In exchange for decorating, eight guests at each table get a chicken dinner that is prepared...
May 15, 2001 - 3:14pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Nascar fans were in for a special treat when Kevin Harvick’s #29 GM Goodwrench ServicePlus Monte Carol was on display at Hoffer Buick-Pontaic-GMC. The car is an intermediate racer that is rated at 187 miles an hour and is track ready. The last time the car ran was at the Texas Motor Speedway, when the legendary Dale Earnhart drove it. Nascar is still investigating the crash that killed Dale Earnhart. Since, Earnhart’s death the companies support now goes to Kevin Harvick, a talented rookie...
May 15, 2001 - 2:54pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Congressman Bob Ney of Ohio’s 18th District made a stop in Zanesville. He came to speak to Roosevelt Middle School students and the Rotary. He traveled by automobile and like the rest of the country he’s paying the high gas prices too. With prices up around 2 dollars a gallon, Congressman Ney agrees that something has to be done to give consumer’s relief. He said, “I think the leadership in Congress needs to give the proper authority and tell the big oil companies that this is price gouging...
May 14, 2001 - 6:21pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Prepare to spike and block. The Zanesville Jaycees is getting ready to serve up a long-lost traditional Volleyball Tournament. The co-ed tournament is May 26th at Riverside Park in Zanesville. The cost is $20 per player and each team must have at least six players, but no more than ten players. There are four divisions, there’s Class A and B for the more serious players. Backyard Division for people who just want to have fun and there is also a high school division. The Jaycees are hoping...
May 14, 2001 - 4:57pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
National Nursing Home week is being celebrated by Nursing Homes through out the state of Ohio. But their celebrations are muted by the threat of legislation that could cut their funding. At Adams Lane Care Center the employees that put on the special events for Nursing Home Week, are in jeopardy of losing their job is a solution isn’t found that would fix the state’s budget. Governor Taft has proposed cutting Medicaid dollars to nursing home facilities. The bill passed in the House and is...
May 14, 2001 - 1:48pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Children’s Services is running out of room. And the agency is looking at using the Old Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center on Putnam Avenue to house its “Help Me Grow Program.” Help Me Grow, offers help to new parents and babies through the age of two years old. The agency thinks the building will meet all of their needs. Muskingum county feels the move is a likely possibility. Currently, children’s services is getting estimates on roof and plumbing renovations for...
May 14, 2001 - 1:41pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Commissioner, Dorothy Montgomery is home from the hospital and resting. Montgomery was released from Good Samaritan Hospital last Wednesday. She was admitted to the hospital after suffering a mild heart attack. Fellow commissioners do not know when she will return to work, but say she is keeping tabs on everything. “This is kind of a day by day thing see how she feels allow her to rest, she’ll probably come back before she should knowing Dorothy, she’ll be anxious to get...
May 13, 2001 - 6:15pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The studies are over and now the real world awaits. Muskingum College held its 156th commencement today. With a little over 300 graduates, the class of 2001 is the largest graduating class ever at Muskingum. The feature speaker of the ceremony was Columbus native, Robert Dilenschneider, who is one of the country’s leading communications strategy Counselors and President of The Dilenschneider Group. He encouraged students to do something career-wise that makes them very happy and makes them...
May 13, 2001 - 4:03pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Mom’s sat at the head of the table today. The Washington Township Fire Department had their annual chicken barbecue. The dinner has been a tradition since 1967. Not only is it an opportunity for moms to have a nice meal with their kids, but all the money raised from the meal goes to help with special activities for the volunteer firefighters, such as an annual banquet in their honor. The meal cost is six dollars and each year the fire department has to prepare for more guests. The...
May 12, 2001 - 3:41pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Law Enforcement observed a moment of peace today for fellow officers who have died in the line of duty. The Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary held its 10th Annual Peace Officer Ceremony today. The ceremony honored and remembered fallen officers Irvin Tate, who died in 1939; Henry Ritchason, who died in 1954; and Michael Lutz, who died in 1994. Zanesville Police Chief, Eric Lambes was the feature speaker. He talked about the importance of remembering not only the fallen...
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