Licking County Sheriff's deputies responded to a medical emergency call at 5:47 a.m. Sunday morning on Fallsburg Road in Newark.
According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, when deputies arrived, a man with a gun shot wound to his leg notified them that Christopher Taylor shot him and said Taylor was also holding the homeowners of 11222 Fallsburg Rd. hostage inside their home. The man was treated by medical personnel for non-life threatening injuries.
A local aviation icon and legend was honored with a statue at The Works museum in Newark Saturday.
Jerrie Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964, not to be confused with Amelia Earhart, who flew across the Atlantic ocean almost 40 years prior. Mock was a resident of Newark before making her coast to coast journey.
"She's a class 1943 Newark High school," said The Works Director of Development, Susan Leithauser. A Newark native who was a housewife...