A Licking County inmate, who escaped after attending his mother's funeral, is caught.
35-year-old Jason Schraishuhn was granted temporary judicial release to attend his mother's funeral this morning and was released under the supervision of the Jail Chaplain.
When the funeral ended, Schraishuhn got into a moving vehicle at the intersection of Cedar and Tuscarawas streets and fled. The Sheriff's Office and Newark Police Department set up a perimeter in this area and searched the...
Construction work will continue in Newark along Hollander Street. It initially got underway last Friday before being re-started today.
Crews will be working to install a new sewer system. The road will be closed to motorists during the hours of seven a.m. and five p.m. through this Thursday. ODOT is asking drivers to detour using State Route 13 and Mount Vernon Road.
Its an improvement project that is receiving funding partially from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
The Powerade Muskingum County/Licking County All-Star Basketball games will be held Sunday, March 21st at Maysville High School. Game sponsors are Powerade/Coke, The Energy Coop and Domino's. The girls game starts at 2:00 p.m., 3 point shoot-out at approximately 3:30 p.m., followed by the boys game at 4:00 p.m. The rosters are as follows:
Officials announced Friday nearly 25 million dollars in Federal Recovery Act Funds for transit improvements in Ohio. More than a half million dollars is headed to Licking County.
The Licking County Transit Board is receiving $216,355 . The funds will be used to purchase three buses, communication and security equipment , and bicycle racks for buses. The money will also be used for resurfacing the bus storage area and parking lot.
Authorities in Licking County continue their search Friday morning for a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.
The Licking County Sheriff's Office along with the Newark Police are on the look out for 25-year-old Joshua Hohman. He's described as being 5'9 and weighs about 150lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray t-shirt and handcuffs.
Authorities believe he could now be in the area of Hanover and are on the lookout for a 1993 Chevy Truck that's silver and maroon.