Stories tagged with: licking county

December 31, 2012 - 5:59pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

A local celebrity is now the star of an upcoming feature film.

After years of doing stunt work, Bryan Friday got a taste of acting when made a brief apperance as a man attempting to rough house Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spiderman", which hit theater last summer. This spring he will be working on a project with Wendy Mohler from Newark, who's the writer and producer of the film "Seven Nights". Friday will play the lead role as Donavon Chase, a middle aged man who...

November 7, 2012 - 1:17am
2 years 28 weeks ago

In Licking county Tim Bubb received 49,992 votes for the county commissioner seat, defeating James Snedden Jr. In other Licking county candidate news, Bryan Long defeated Doug Moreland 43,739 to 26,208 for the recorder seat.

All four Heath City Charter Amendments passed, but the Heath income tax for municipal operations lost, receiving 1629 votes for and 2755 votes against. Both the Granville Recreation District quarter-mill levy and the Granville Recreation District bond issue...

October 16, 2012 - 12:49pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating a lawn mower accident that seriously injured a 4-year-old boy.

Authorities say around 6 p.m. Monday they received a call that a child had been run over with a riding lawn mower.

According to witnesses, the child walked to  neighbor Robin Coccia's  home on Cavalcade Lane in Pataskala while he  was mowing his yard.

Authorities say  Coccia was unaware Joseph Loughry was standing behind...

September 26, 2012 - 8:07pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

One of Licking County's most wanted suspects has been taken into custody.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Ronald McElfesh was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Licking County detectives and members of the U.S. Marshall's Fugitive Unit in Wheeling, West Virginia.

McElfresh was wanted in Licking County for aggravated possession of drugs, possession of marijuana, having weapons while under disability and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is currently being held...

July 20, 2012 - 11:39pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

The score may not indicate it, but the Muskingum Valley All-Stars controlled their Licking County counterparts in the 31st annual clash between the two counties 20-3.

Muskingum Valley's defense was a puzzle that Licking County couldn't solve all night as the MVL boys were able to limit Licking County to just 93 total yards. Kole Buckley, Jared Dalton, and Dalton McGlaughlin all racked up sacks and Austin Craig forced a fumble on the defensive side of the ball.  On offense,...

JJ Mickey
July 19, 2012 - 10:28pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

After just two short weeks of preparation, the 31st Annual Muskingum Valley and Licking County All-Star Game is set for 7:00 on Friday night at White Field.  WHIZ is your place for complete coverage of the game, with live coverage on Z-92 beginning with pre-game coverage approximately 15 minutes before kick-off.  The game will also re-air on WHIZ-TV on Saturday afternoon at 3:00.  Muskingum Valley is looking for their third straight win in the series while Licking County...

JJ Mickey
July 12, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley and Licking County All-Star Game is set for Friday, July 20th in Newark at Historic White Field.  Kickoff time is 7:00 and you can listen to the game live on Z-92 beginning with pre-game coverage about 15 minutes before kickoff.  The game will also re-air on WHIZ-TV on Saturday afternoon at 3:00.

In the days leading up to the all-star game, WHIZ will talk with the players and coaches of the Muskingum Valley All-Stars who are looking to make it three...

January 5, 2012 - 7:43pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A Licking County Highway Department employee was killed Thursday afternoon when removing a tree.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 2 p.m. emergency personnel were called to 2083 Welsh Hills Road in Granville. During removal of a tree, the tree fell on 45-year-old Troy Murphy of Newark.

Murphy was killed. An autopsy will take place Friday at the Licking County Coroner's Office.

November 9, 2011 - 12:53am
3 years 28 weeks ago

Here are the results from Tuesday's election in Licking County:

Jeff Hall has been elected Mayor of Newark, defeating Max Sutton with 6,053 votes.

Voters have chosen Marc Guthrie, Ryan Bubb and Bill Cost Jr. for the Newark Council-At-Large.

In the race for Licking County Municipal Judge, David Stansbury beat out Mark Gardner and Mike King.

Tim Kelley, Deb Cole, Jeff Crabill and Cledys Henry have been elected to the Heath Council-At-Large.

September 6, 2011 - 5:39am
3 years 37 weeks ago

Troopers from the Granville Patrol Post are investigating a fatal accident in Licking County.

It happened Monday night at 8:15 PM on I-70 westbound in Etna Township.

Authorities said a Harley Davidson FLHX was traveling westbound when it struck the rear of a Ford F-450 that was moving off the right side of the roadway.

The driver of the Harley Davidson has been identified as 36-year-old Jason Cox of Westerville, Ohio.  Cox was pronounced dead at Grant Hospital.  ...

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