Licking County Newswire

Licking County Newswire

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  1. Summer lunch program underused by Ohio kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Herald

    Summer lunch program underused by Ohio kids As school ends, programs across state provide free meals for children. Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1HBesBd Children in Licking County eat a free meal as part of the Ohio Summer Food Service Program that is sponsored through the U.S, Department of Agriculture.

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  2. LocalGrants aim to bring Ohio youth out of the shadowsGrants aim to...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | News Journal

    Grants aim to bring Ohio youth out of the shadows State working to provide help to kids before they hurt themselves or others Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1HSCGw6 She and her grandson, Dontez Dickerson, temporarily were living in a Licking County homeless shelter when Dontez became aggressive, and the shelter was on the verge of kicking them out. His struggles with anger stem from a laundry list of bad breaks that began when he was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, Dickerson said.

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  3. Kasich, Amazon announcement due at 11 a.m. todayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    ... and Beech Road is owned by MBJ Holdings, which is affiliated with the New Albany Co., and the Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority, according to the Licking County auditor's website. MBJ owns almost 22 acres at the northeast corner and the ...

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  4. 2 teens charged in central Pataskala school bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... on Tuesday and Thursday. The first led to an evacuation of the school, and the second led to a lockdown. The Licking County Sheriff's Office says one of the boys, who is not a student at the school, hacked into a student's email account to send the ...

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  5. 2 Teens Charged In Central Ohio School Bomb ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    ... on Tuesday and Thursday. The first led to an evacuation of the school, and the second led to a lockdown. The Licking County Sheriff's Office says one of the boys, who is not a student at the school, hacked into a student's email account to send the ...

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  6. Teens charged in email threats at Watkins Memorial High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTVN-AM Columbus

    Sheriff's deputies have arrested two 15-year-old boys in connection with two bomb threats emailed to the principal of a Licking County high school. The threats were sent to the principal of Watkins Memorial High School in Pataskala on Tuesday and again on Thursday.

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  7. Navigating drone rules a challenge for Licking County agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    As a kid, Todd Fortune spent hours messing around with his small collection of remote-control airplanes, fine-tuning his ability to maneuver a toy aircraft using just his two thumbs on a controller. Now, he's applying those skills for Licking County's Planning and Development department, flying a new county-owned, unmanned aircraft - commonly known as a drone - outfitted with a camera to provide aerial perspectives on potential planning and development areas.

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  8. Donaldson, Charles William "Charlie"Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newark Advocate

    ... celebrant and Father Jonathan Wilson, as concelebrant. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery where the Licking County Veterans Alliance will provide military honors. Charlie passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Arlington Care Center. He was ...

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  9. Teens Arrested Over Bomb Threats At Watkins Memorial; Face Felony ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBNS

    ... level one lockdown about an hour later. The threat was similar to a separate email sent Tuesday morning . The Licking County Sheriff's Office says after an investigation, Griffin Grover and Conor Colburn, both 15, admitted to conspiring to send the ...

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  10. Two teens arrested in Watkins Memorial High School bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... A second threatening email was sent to Watkins Memorial this morning. Following a short investigation, Licking County deputies questioned Grover. During the interview, Grover told detectives that he conspired with Colburn to send the threats. ...

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  11. Second Bomb Threat Made In Two Days At Watkins Memorial High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBNS

    Licking County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the second bomb threat at Watkins Memorial High School in a week. The school's principal received an email similar to another one sent on Tuesday morning.

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  12. Swartz, Murrel B. "Lefty"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newark Advocate

    ... his time to several community organizations including Newark City Schools PTA Council, American Red Cross of Licking County, Licking County Goodwill Industries, and Licking County Jail Ministries. He was a lifetime member of Heath Moundbuilders ...

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  13. Central Ohio jobless rate falls to 3.8 percent in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... rate of 3.5 percent or less last month. Madison County's unemployment rate was 3.8 percent last month and Licking County's rate was 3.9 percent. Fairfield County had an unemployment rate of 4 percent in April and the rate in Morrow and Pickaway ...

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  14. Giles, ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Newark Advocate

    ... officiating. Burial will follow at the Giles Family Cemetery where military honors will be observed by the Licking County Veteran's Alliance. Arthur was born in Richwood, WV on April 26, 1925 to the late Arthur Wade and Naomi Nanette (Rigby) Giles. ...

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  15. Rolletta to be on Newark ballot for at-large council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Newark members of the Licking County Democratic Party Central Committee have nominated 4th Ward Councilman Alex Rolletta to replace Marc Guthrie on the November ballot for one of the at-large seats on Newark City Council. Rolletta, 24, who graduated this month from Ohio State University's Newark campus, was chosen to replace Guthrie, 41 and a veteran politician, on the ballot.

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  16. Bomb threat clears Watkins Memorial High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Watkins Memorial High School has been evacuated after an emailed bomb threat was received at about 10:45 a.m. One juvenile suspect has been detained. Students and staff have were moved to the soccer stadium while authorities, including deputies with the Licking County sheriff's office, investigate.

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  17. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | This Week Community News

    ... AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over secure employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and ...

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  18. Seven community-authority trustees appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | This Week Community News

    ... New Albany spokesman Scott McAfee. The community authority is a tax-assessment district on 742 acres in the Licking County portion of New Albany's International Personal Care and Beauty Campus and land south of state Route 161 designated for a ...

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  19. Bradley, Lois A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Newark Advocate

    ... (Williamson) Downing. Lois graduated from Johnstown Monroe High School, and retired after 15 years from the Licking County Board of Elections. She is survived by her husband, Bartholomew Bradley; children, Phillip (Teresa) Stephens of Johnstown, ...

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  20. Everything is coming up strawberries at the annual Newark Strawberry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Examiner.com

    Strawberries and strawberry shortcake are the stars of the 32nd annual Newark Strawberry Festival being held in Newark, Ohio on Friday, May 29, Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. Newark is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland. Newark Strawberry Festival Taking place between 3rd and 4th Street in the open area on Locust St. near Courthouse Square in downtown Newark, the Strawberry Festival is Licking County's largest annual event.

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