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...
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...
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...
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.