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Kick Butts Kickball Tournament, 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 26, at the Newark YMCA, 470 W. Church St., Newark. This event is for middle and high school students and their families. For more information, call 740-349-6535.

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Area dodgeball contest set for April 12 at JMHS

The 2015 Johnstown Dodgeball Tournament will be held Sunday, April 12, at Johnstown-Monroe High School.

Water-sewer rate increases necessary, officials say

Water and sewer rates in Johnston might be increased in 2016 to offset a predicted deficit village officials said during a council meeting Tuesday, March 17.

Grant supports Johnstown UMC's freedom school

Johnstown United Methodist Church has received a $10,000 grant from the Licking County Foundation to support the Johnstown-Northridge Freedom School, a six-week summer enrichment program that will be held June 15-July 24.
Police beat

Johnstown: Suspect taken to jail after punching man at tavern

A man reportedly punched another man "15 times in the face for no reason," at Henson's Pub at 48 S. Main St. March 15 according to Johnstown Police Department reports.

State's efforts, personal vigilance can thwart tax fraud

As the IRS's April 15 deadline looms, many are procrastinating on filing their 2014 tax returns.
Eastland Performing Arts

Staging of 'Little Women' marks program's 20th year

The Eastland Performing Arts theater program will mark its 20th year with a production of the musical Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.

Gahanna's Pigskin taps craft beer for sports fans

It's game time for Pigskin Brewing Co. in nearby Gahanna's Creekside.

'Bye Bye Birdie' lets JMHS theater students experience satire

A story that was inspired by Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army will be brought to the Johnstown-Monroe High School stage next weekend.

State tournament wrestling

Competing in Division III, Adkins won his opening match 11-2 over Jackson-Milton's Mitch Tikkanen at 113 pounds before falling to Tommy Hoskins of Dayton Christian 5-4 on March 13.

Potholes taking toll on village's roads, budget

The harsh winter has not been kind to the roads of Johnstown, causing many new potholes.
Northridge High School

Curran 'ecstatic' about Cinderella role

Northridge High School junior Kaelin Curran is living her own fairy tale of sorts by starring in the role of Cinderella.
Police beat

Johnstown: 'Birthday bowl' leads to possession charge

Johnstown police charged a man with possession of paraphernalia and driving with expired tags during a traffic stop March 8 near South Williams and West Pratt streets.

Coming up

American Legion Post 254 and Auxiliary, St. Patrick's Day Dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. March 17, at 180 W. Maple St., Johnstown. Meals will include corned beef and cabbage, salad, bread and a drink for $8, $5 for children ages 12 and under. Desserts cost extra. Raffle tickets will be sold and there will be a 50-50 drawing.

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