Stories tagged with: licking county

November 30, 2014 - 1:33pm
38 weeks 4 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Department is investigating a robbery early Sunday morning.

Sergeant Jay Cook says the Duke and Duchess located at 10202 Hazelton Etna Road, in Licking County, was robbed at approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, November 30th.

Sgt. Cook says the suspect did not brandish any weapon, but the clerk stated he implied he had a weapon by keeping his hand in his pocket. The suspect then preceded to walk behind the counter where he told the clerk to open the cash...

November 5, 2014 - 12:43am
42 weeks 1 day ago

We have final results from the races in Licking County. 

First, in the race for Common Pleas Judge Duke Frost wins election over Phillip Proctor 24,540 (66%) to 12,865 (34%). 

In the race for Licking County Commissioner Rick Black (R) wins election 25,307 (55%) to Mark VanBuren's (D) 17,814 (39%) and James Snedden Jr. (L) 2,525 (6%). 

The race for county Auditor belongs to Michael Smith (R) 31,852 (70%). He beats out Matthew Clark (D) who received 13,364 (30...

November 2, 2014 - 9:06pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

Zombies were seen chasing runners all over Infirmary Mound Park in Granville today.

The United Way of Licking County hosted its second annual zombie 5k run/walk this afternoon. Registration was $30 for runners and there was a small fee for zombies who wanted help with their costume make-up. United Way outreach director, Luellen Deeds explained how the zombie race works.

"So the zombies, they come, we had an offering of doing the make-up for them if they wanted to, many...

October 31, 2014 - 3:54pm
42 weeks 6 days ago

A local furniture store is excited to be expanding their business to a new location.

Coconis Furniture has officially opened their doors to their newest store in heath, located off State Route 79. This store marks their third location and President Randy Coconis says he is more than excited to keep their family tradition going in licking county.

"We're just very happy to be a part of the licking county community. You know, we're an independent business fourth generation, I...

August 22, 2014 - 8:19am
1 year 5 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced the location of Friday's sobriety checkpoint in Licking County.

The Patrol said the checkpoint will take place on State Route 79 from 9pm to 2am. The checkpoint will be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol related injury and fatal crashes.

The Patrol said if you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink.

August 21, 2014 - 9:27am
1 year 6 days ago

The Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol announces that an OVI checkpoint will take place in Licking County Friday evening...

The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The patrol says based on provisional data, there were 309 OVI-related fatal crashes, in which 341 people were killed in Ohio last year.

The exact location of the checkpoint will be announced Friday morning.

July 21, 2014 - 1:31pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Licking County is reporting its first signs of  West Nile virus in mosquitoes.

The Licking County Health Department reports that one pool of mosquitoes collected from traps on Valley Boulevard in the Village of Hanover has tested positive for West Nile virus.

Health Department Officials will be spraying the area Monday in addition to their regularly scheduled mosquito spraying.

Licking County Health Commissioner Joe Ebel says the wet spring and...

July 17, 2014 - 4:32pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that Interstate 70 in Licking County will undergo evening lane restrictions.

Officials say  I-70 will be restricted from three lanes to one lane in both directions between State Route 13 and the Buckeye Lake rest area on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Monday.

Work will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. on all three evenings for repair of the Licking Trails Road bridge over the interstate.


June 28, 2014 - 12:06am
1 year 8 weeks ago

The first two drives of the game looked anything but like an All Star game but after Travis Baldwin ripped off a 68 yard run for the game's first score in what proved to be the opening of the flood gates. For the second consecutive year the Licking County squad won against Muskingum Valley 36-20.

Muskingum Valley never lead in the game and were never tied again. Jerrod Lyon added a 24 yard field goal at the beginning of the second quarter to make it 9-0. That is when Thomas Wibbeler...

June 22, 2014 - 12:33pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a motorcycle accident that resulted in the death of 73-year-old Richard H. Webster of Johnstown Saturday evening.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:22 p.m. on Myers Street in the Village of Buckeye Lake.  According to the Highway Patrol, Webster was traveling westbound on Myers Street when his motorcycle drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a traffic sign.  Webster was...

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