Stories tagged with: licking county

November 3, 2010 - 12:05am
4 years 26 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 26 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 27 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 28 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 32 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 36 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 36 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.

August 17, 2010 - 1:18pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Board of Licking County Commissioners want to make sure that residents in their county aren't confused with a local organizations plans to build a shelter for the homeless.

The Commissioners said Tuesday that the Licking County Emergency Management Shelter Foundation is so close in name to that of the Licking County Emergency Management Agency that some think the shelter project is connected to the county government.

Commissioners said the Licking County Emergency Management...

August 8, 2010 - 7:23pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The Licking County Health Separtment wants to make sure it prevents the spread of West Nile Virus among mosquitoes.

So it will be conducting more spraying sessions this week in the cities of Newark, Alexandria, Kirkersville, Hanover Township, and Pataskala. A Buckeye Lake campground will also be targeted. All sprayings will take place after dusk.

Licking County was the second county in the state to find West Nile Virus in mosquitoes this year. Both reports came from...

August 6, 2010 - 10:59pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Babe Ruth 16-18 Year-Old World Series (Don Edwards Park, Newark)

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