More Johnstown News

New high school anticipated

Construction begins after shovels turn

Johnstown-Monroe Local School District supporters, including two former superintendents, gathered to mark history Sept. 18 at the groundbreaking for a new high school.
State report cards

Districts say marks, education results don't mesh

Johnstown-Monroe and Northridge school leaders say some of the results on the latest state report cards don't accurately represent the education going on in their classrooms.
Routes 62 and 661

ODOT improving dangerous intersection

More than a year ago, Dan Baker was away on vacation when he saw photos on social media of a gruesome crash at the intersection of U.S. Route 62 and state Route 661 near his home in rural Licking County.
Police beat

Johnstown: Police can't catch cat injured by arrow

Johnstown police recently responded to an incident involving a cat that had been shot with an arrow which was reported in the 200 block of Sunset Drive at 1:24 p.m. Sept. 9. The cat went into the woods and couldn't be caught, reports said.

Coming up

Events and programs

Library notes

The Alexandria Public Library is at 10 Maple Drive. For more information on programs, call 740-924-3561 or visit

Beyond the classroom

The Johnstown-Monroe Local School District leads schools of its size in central Ohio when it comes to student involvement in extracurricular activities.
Financial audit issue

Village officials confident they can gather data

State Auditor Dave Yost announced Sept. 12 that the village of Johnstown isn't auditable because of incomplete bank reconciliations.
Cupola Classic

Car enthusiasts keep event rolling

About 200 automobile enthusiasts helped drive community spirit into the village square at the Sept. 11 Cupola Classic Car Show.

Ceremony starts high school project

A groundbreaking will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 18 for the new Johnstown High School that will be built behind the existing high school.
Police beat

Johnstown: Resident's plumbing supplies stolen

Johnstown police recently responded to many reports of thefts from vehicles.

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