Stories tagged with: licking county

July 30, 2010 - 11:02am
4 years 35 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...

July 28, 2010 - 10:15am
4 years 35 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

It happened just before 5:00 a.m. Wednesday near the State Route 79 exit.

According to the Granville Post, a 1998 Mazda Millennia and a 2010 Dodge Caravan were travelling east on I-70.

The Patrol says the Millennia rear ended the Caravan causing both vehicles to go off the left side of the roadway striking the median cable barrier.


July 23, 2010 - 11:46pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

Muskingum Valley vs. Licking Coutny All Star:

Muskingum Valley: 21 Licking County: 20

MV: Justin Moore 2 TD rec

MV: Clay Cameron TD pass

MV: Cole Hudson TD pass, TD run

LC: Charles Gresham 2 TD rec

LC: Kevin Cox TD pass

LC: David Hettler TD pass

July 22, 2010 - 5:12pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

More mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in Licking County.

The Health Department says the mosquitoes were collected in a trap located on Tamarack Road in Newark. They plan to do spraying in that area Thursday night.

This is the second pool of mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile Virus in Licking County this year.

The first positive pool was found earlier this month on Buckeye Boulevard in Newark.

July 11, 2010 - 5:53pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Construction in Licking County is going to impact some drivers' commutes.

A $2.1 million project starts tomorrow in Newark. Crews will focus their efforts on the State Route 16 and 21st Street Interchange. The Ohio Department of Transportation says to accommodate traffic, it will be widening the east and westbound ramps and making adjustments to the 21st Street turning lane. The project will last through the end of November.

ODOT says it's looking to improve safety on the State...

July 7, 2010 - 10:37am
4 years 38 weeks ago

Authoriites in Licking County say they have arrested a person of interest in connection with the murder of a Granville area man.

Detectives with the Licking County Sheriff's Office say 30-year-old Mark Valentino of Kokomo, Indiana is being held in the Howard County jail on a warrant from Licking County.

The warrant was the result of the theft of firearms from the residence of 55-year-old Hershel Roberts.

Roberts was found dead in his home on North...

July 2, 2010 - 4:38pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Evidence of the West Nile Virus is turning up in Licking County.

The Licking County Health Department says after collecting traps of mosquitoes at several locations, it found mosquitoes that tested positive for the virus on Buckeye Avenue in Newark.

Health Commissioner Joe Ebel says his department already conducted a spray of the area both Wednesday and Thursday.

Licking County is the second county in Ohio to find the West Nile Virus in mosquitoes this year.

June 28, 2010 - 1:33pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

A Licking County inmate, who escaped after attending his mother's funeral, is caught.

35-year-old Jason Schraishuhn was granted temporary judicial release to attend his mother's funeral this morning and was released under the supervision of the Jail Chaplain.

When the funeral ended, Schraishuhn got into a moving vehicle at the intersection of Cedar and Tuscarawas streets and fled. The Sheriff's Office and Newark Police Department set up a perimeter in this area and searched the...

April 20, 2010 - 6:57pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

Construction work will continue in Newark along Hollander Street. It initially got underway last Friday before being re-started today.

Crews will be working to install a new sewer system. The road will be closed to motorists during the hours of seven a.m. and five p.m. through this Thursday. ODOT is asking drivers to detour using State Route 13 and Mount Vernon Road.

Its an improvement project that is receiving funding partially from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

April 12, 2010 - 4:16pm
4 years 50 weeks ago

There's two upcoming road closures that Licking County residents need to be aware of.

State Route 13 from Riverview Drive to Deo Drive will be closed this Friday from 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. the following Monday.

It will close again the following Friday, April 23rd at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. Monday, April 26th. However this time, it will be close between Waterwork Road and Deo Drive.

ODOT says crews will be focusing on a storm sewer, traffic signals, and the addition of...

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