Stories tagged with: licking county

October 20, 2010 - 9:30am
4 years 51 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
5 years 2 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
5 years 6 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
5 years 7 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
5 years 8 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
5 years 9 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
5 years 9 weeks ago

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

Licking County Athletics 3

Bloomfield, NJ 6



August 5, 2010 - 10:36pm
5 years 9 weeks ago


Columbus 4 Juniors Pioneers 5

WP: Brandon Smith- 4 IP, 1H, 0R

Wade Kaido (JR) 3 1B

-Juniors will next play in the AAABA National Tournament next week.


16-18 yr old Babe Ruth World Series:

Ottumwa IA 2 Licking County A's 5

Cross Plains WI 12 Mt. Vernon 2


July 30, 2010 - 2:10pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

A Licking County man has died in a tractor accident.

It happened Thursday on Pleasant Valley Road in Eden Township.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, 88-year-old Ralph Hughes was standing at the rear of a tractor while working on a three point hitch.

Authorities say the tractor, which wasn't running, rolled backwards and injured Hughes.

He was taken to Knox Community Hospital where he later died.

July 30, 2010 - 11:02am
5 years 10 weeks ago

The Licking County Health Department will be conducting more sprays for mosquitoes.

West Main Street and Tamarack Road in Newark will be targeted on Monday, August 2nd, followed by Harbor Hills on Wednesday, and the Village of Kirkersville, Hartford Fairgrounds, and the KOA Campground in Buckeye Lake on Thursday. Crews plan to go out after dusk.

Licking County was the second county in the state to report the West Nile Virus in mosquitoes. Both cases came from pools of mosquitoes...

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