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Licking County Library, arrival of Santa, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Hebron Library, 934 W. Main St. Santa arrives by fire truck then will meet with children, allowing them to share a wish list and pose for a photo. This program is free and open to the public with no registration. For information call 740-928-3923.

Donations of toys, gifts are sought

Collection boxes for the Johnstown American Legion Post 254's annual "Gifts for Kids" are set up at various locations in the village.

Library notes

The Alexandria Public Library is located at 10 Maple Drive. For more information or to register for the following programs, call 740-924-3561 or visit
BUILD of Licking County

Volunteers create new digs for Santa

Santa Claus will be welcoming Johnstown youth into his new house on the village square this month, thanks to the efforts of Building Unity in Leadership Development of Licking County.

Tattoo artist making a mark

Johnstown residents who want to wear the stories of their lives on their skin can get inked at Tiny House Tattoos, 34 S. Main St.
Police beat

Johnstown: Woman reports knock at door, dead animal on porch

A Sunset Drive resident informed police a dead opossum was left on her front porch, according to a report received at 11:22 p.m. Nov. 18.
Fitness Zone 11

Johnstown business venture all about fun, family

The Cox family of Johnstown wants to make fitness fun for local residents.

Coming up

Secret Santa Shop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at Angels Persist Thrift Store, 112 E. Coshocton St., Johnstown. Children will get to purchase gifts between $1 and $4, and volunteers will be available to help them shop and wrap gifts. Proceeds will benefit Gifts for Children projects. For more information, call 740-739-8401.
Distracted driving

Split-second decisions can have lasting impact

Instead of a planned trip to celebrate Sydnee Williams' 21st birthday in Las Vegas on Nov. 10, her family honored her memory by giving away 21 shirts and magnets with the messages "don't text and drive," "buckle up" and "give life."

Work on elementary school sticks to budget

Johnstown's new elementary school is progressing on schedule and under budget, according to school officials.
Police beat

Johnstown: Woman allegedly takes alcohol with intent to resell

Johnstown police arrested a woman at 3:11 p.m. Nov. 10 for allegedly stealing liquor from a business in the first block of East Coshocton Street.

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