Stories tagged with: licking county

December 12, 2010 - 9:37pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash.

It happened around 11 a.m. on Sunday on S.R. 37 north of U.S. 40 in Licking County.

Authorities report that 79-year-old Phyllis Phillips of Millersport was traveling southbound in a 2001 Olds Mobile Alero on S.R. 37 when she lost control on the snow covered roadway going left of center striking 40-year-old David McBride of Hebron, who was traveling northbound in a 2010 Ford Escape....

November 15, 2010 - 1:55pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that claimed the life of a Pataskala man.

It happened around 4:00 a.m Monday on Blacks Road west of York Road in Harrison Township in Licking County.

The Patrol reports that 26-year-old Jason Robinett was driving east on Blacks Road  when his vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Robinett was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Patrol says alcohol is suspected...

November 3, 2010 - 5:17pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A Newark man is facing charges after authorities say they found letters indicating there was a possible explosive device near the Licking County Courthouse.

According to a press release, on Tuesday Sheriff's Detectives along with the FBI and ATF Agents obtained a search warrant and searched a van owned by Dax Cantrell where they found several letters.

Bomb dogs from Muskingum and Franklin Counties and the Airport Police were called to conduct a search....

November 3, 2010 - 12:05am
4 years 30 weeks ago

The winner in the race for Licking County Common Pleas Domestic Judge is Craig Baldwin. He beat out his opponent Vicky Christiansen by nearly 10,000 votes.

Voters have chosen David Branstool as the Licking County Common Pleas General Judge over Robert Morris.

In the Licking County Commissioner race, Republican Doug Smith beat out his opponents Democrat Naomi Mattingly Compton and Libertarian candidate James Snedden Jr.

As for issues in Licking County, the Granville...

November 1, 2010 - 9:22am
4 years 30 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said a driver is in serious but stable condition after an accident on State Route 37 in Licking County.

Troopers said the accident happened just south of Deeds Road around 3:30 Sunday afternoon.

A dispatcher with the Granville Post said 53-year-old Dennis Hoffman of Heath was traveling on State Route 37 when he veered into the path of a semi truck driven by 62-year-old Charles Wilson of Springfield.

Hoffman was transported to OSU Medical Center in...

October 26, 2010 - 4:29pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is alerting motorists of traffic problems on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

ODOT reports that  the I-70 westbound driving lane is restricted near State Route 310 due to a semi-rollover.

The entrance ramp from State Route 310 to I-70 is also closed.

It's not known how long the ramp will be closed.

October 20, 2010 - 9:30am
4 years 32 weeks ago

The number of people killed in fatal crashes in one local county is up. The Licking County Safe Communities program says there are 18 reported deaths so far this year, compared to 13 this time last year.

The National Highway Safety Administration indicates each of these deaths equates to a loss of $3.4 million for the county. That means Licking County has lost a total of about $61 million in lost life years and productivity.

September 24, 2010 - 5:00pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

It was bad day to travel on Interstate 70 through Licking County. An accident near Buckeye Lake shut down both sides for the majority of the Friday.

It happened just before 6 a.m. on I-70 Eastbound, West of State Route 79. It involved a semi-tractor trailer and a truck painting lines on the roadway.

"There was a painting crew painting this yellow edge line. They had three vehicles rolling at a slow speed along the left edge and a tractor trailer hauling dry goods and food...

August 26, 2010 - 10:10am
4 years 40 weeks ago

Licking County announces a new dog warden for Licking County.

Current Licking County Animal Control Officer manager John Silva takes over the position October 1, 2010. Commissioners said that the hiring of Silva will allow the county to conserve resources and focus on developing international assets.

Silva brings over 32 years in animal control and leadership experience along with more than 19 years as Chief Dog Warden in Cuyahoga County.

He succeeds retiring dog warden Jon...

August 25, 2010 - 9:52pm
4 years 40 weeks ago


The Licking County Sheriff's Office says deputies are looking for a suspect involved in a home invasion.

It happened a little after 7 p.m. in the vicinity of Mount Hope and Laurel Hill Roads. Not many details are being released yet, but the Perry County Sheriff's Office and the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol say they were called to assist in the incident.

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