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Yesterday | Times Recorder

New ceramics event drawing international attention

The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics competition and conference will take place Sept.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH, Ohio University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Whiznews.com

Report on Stolen Boat and Boaters

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz has released more information regarding a boat stolen from the Zanesville Yacht Club in June that resulted in the death of two local men.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Times Recorder

You may now kiss the cow

One local official will soon be puckering up for a bovine buss in order to raise money for the Zanesville Civic League Community Center's Community Days fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

Times Recorder

County JFS owed $691,000 in public assistance

In 2013, Muskingum County Job and Family Services distributed $181.5 million in public assistance to people in need in the county.

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WBNS

Mother Who Lost Son In Shooting Hopes Others Learn From Tragedy

"He was so loving," said his mother, Catrina Swartz. "He was always happy. He always had a smile on his face."

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Firefighter devises door jam defense

Troy Lowe hopes no one ever has to use his invention. Fourteen months ago, Lowe -- a military veteran, firefighter for the West Licking Fire Department and SWAT team medic with the Licking County Sheriff's Office -- began developing the Barracuda security system to protect civilians in active shooter situations.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Education Etc., Zanesville, OH

Whiznews.com

Two Bridge Replacement Projects Begin Monday

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office has announced that Wilson Road will be closed from State Route 555 to Johnson Hill Road.

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The Advocate

Local building association bridges builders, educators

The Buckeye Valley Building Industry Association -- a nonprofit organization for established builders, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers and others associated with the building industry -- helps people trying to start in the business.

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Related Topix: Licking County, OH, Kids, Family

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Times Recorder

Genesis receives $59K for breast health

An estimated 345 uninsured and underinsured women in Muskingum, Morgan, Perry and surrounding counties will now have the opportunity to receive free screening mammograms, diagnostic mammograms and other breast cancer prevention and treatment options thanks to almost $59,000 in grant money awarded to Genesis Health Care System by Susan G. Komen for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Columbus, OH

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Whiznews.com

Stars and Stripes on the River

Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM.

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Times Recorder

Bed bugs prevalent but not well-monitored

Other than noting when it gets calls about infestations, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department doesn't track or record bed bug infestations in the county.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH, Circleville, OH, Ohio State University, Entomology, Science

Coshocton Tribune

Police chase ends in Coshocton County

Kacey Weekley, 35, was wanted in Muskingum County for failing to pay child support and falsification.

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Related Topix: Coshocton County, OH, Zanesville, OH, Licking County, OH

Times Recorder

Zanesville by any other name

Almost every Monday during the years 1954 and 1955, Dad and I would get into his cream-colored 1953 Chevrolet and head downtown to "pay the bills."

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

Whiznews.com

70 Pounds of Pot In Drug Bust

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says a drug bust this week netted 70 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of an area man.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Zanesville, OH

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Whiznews.com

Lorena Sternwheeler Fireworks Seating

For the first time ever you will be able to get the best seat for Stars and Stripes on the River.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times Recorder

Keeping classrooms safe

Troy Lowe hopes no one ever has to use his invention. Fourteen months ago, Lowe, a military veteran, firefighter for the West Licking Fire Department and SWAT team medic with the Licking County Sheriff's Office, began developing the Barracuda security system to protect civilians in active shooter situations.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Education Etc., Zanesville, OH

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Whiznews.com

Symposium Held on Opiate Addiction

On Monday, Ohio judges, law enforcement officials, attorneys and behavioral health experts met at the Ohio Judicial Symposium on Opiate addiction to discuss the growing problem.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Times Recorder

Correction

Previously reported numbers only represented post-primary reports.

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Whiznews.com

Health Department Advises Getting School Shots Early

It may only be the end of June, but the kids will be heading off to school before we know it.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Zanesville, OH, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

The Columbus Dispatch

Authorities ID men drowned in Muskingum River

Two men who capsized in a stolen boat and drowned in the rain-swelled Muskingum River last Monday were identified today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Zanesville, OH

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