Stories tagged with: licking county

June 27, 2015 - 12:25am
14 weeks 1 day ago

Muskingum Valley's defense held Licking County to minus 29 yards rushing and Jeremiah Jones, Brock Fargus and Daniel Scott punched in touchdowns to lead the home team past the visitors, 21-6, at Jack Anderson Stadium in the 34th annual Muskingum-Licking game.

After a scoreless 1st quarter in which both teams turned the ball over once, Muskingum Valley got the scoring started in the 2nd. Following a Collin Russell run and personal foul on Licking County, Jones scampered in from six...

June 25, 2015 - 7:04pm
14 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum Valley All-Stars are looking to end a two-game slide to Licking County Friday night at Jack Anderson Stadium. WHIZ's Pat Chiesa takes a closer look at the home team.

June 25, 2015 - 12:31am
14 weeks 3 days ago

Licking County is not only seeking its third straight victory in the Muskingum Valley-Licking County all-star game this Friday. If the visitors scrap out a win at Jack Anderson Stadium, they even the score in the overall series. WHIZ's Mike Bundt reports from Newark.

June 22, 2015 - 11:44pm
14 weeks 5 days ago
May 11, 2015 - 5:15am
20 weeks 6 days ago

Top stories for Monday, May 11, 2015.

Mothers Day Dinner

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Washington Township Fire Department hosted it's 47th Annual Mothers Day Dinner Sunday. According to Fire Chief Gene Hanning all of the money raised goes towards the operation of the department and the purchasing of equipment.

First Baptist Church's New Location

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - During a special service Sunday, the First Baptist...

May 10, 2015 - 2:40pm
21 weeks 4 hours ago

 An investigation continues into a single vehicle, fatal accident in Licking County. 

According to the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 9:24 a.m. Sunday. It happened when 81-year-old Richard Rodriguez of Columbus was heading southbound on S.R. 158 in Harrison Township in his 2015 Forest River Motor Home. 

A press release from the State Patrol stated that the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway where it struck a...

May 8, 2015 - 7:55pm
21 weeks 2 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday in Licking County.

It happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. on State Route 16 in Granville Township.  According to the patrol, James B. Loats, 46, of Granville was traveling eastbound on State Route 16 in a 2003 Ford Taurus.  His vehicle then traveled left of center and struck a 2014 Mack truck driven by 57-year-old David C. Edwards of Somerset.

Edwards was uninjured, but Loats was pronounced...

May 5, 2015 - 9:38pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

In races of interest from Licking County. 

The Etna Township 1.5 mills levy for a period of time for roads and bridges passed with 1,250 votes for and 980 against.

The Perry Township 3 mills for 5 years levy for roads and bridges passed with 54 percent for the levy and 46 percent against.

In the Heath Schools renewal levy for 9.8 mills over 10 years passed with 881 votes for and 364 against. The passing means the school can avoid an operating deficiency. 

April 25, 2015 - 5:50pm
22 weeks 6 days ago

When you hear that sound It means one thing. For the residents of Buckeye Lake Estates the time has come to evacuate their homes and head for safety. Today Licking and Fairfield Counties Emergency Management teams in association with other local law enforcement agencies and the American Red Cross got together to stage an emergency evacuation drill in the hopes of further educating the public and raising awareness when it come to these kind of situations. Emergency Management Director for...

January 31, 2015 - 2:42pm
35 weeks 1 day ago

The State Highway Patrol responded to a 3 car injury accident at 8:54 Friday night. According to officials the incident occurred at Rts. 62 and 661 in Bulington Township.

Charles T. Starr, 71, was traveling south on 661 with his passenger and wife, Wilma J. Starr, 76, in a Chevrolet Cavalier when he failed to yield at at red light. The Starr's vehicle was struck by an eastbound Dodge Truck driven by Gwen Ludwig, 57. Ludwig's vehicle then struck a Chevy Tahoe driven by Zack Weitzel, 38...

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