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Shooting for success

Johnstown-Monroe High School senior Tyler Deyo is aiming to compete in the men's double-trap shooting event in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Police chief to council:

Officers on 'higher alert' after Columbus officer's death

Johnstown Police Chief Don Corbin said the village is on "high alert" after attending the April 19 funeral of Columbus police officer Steven M. Smith, who was killed in the line of duty April 10.
Checking inmates

County looking to buy full-body X-ray for justice center

Increased safety for everyone at the Licking County Justice Center is the stated intent behind a proposed full-body X-ray machine.
Police beat

Johnstown: Man seeking ride to police station charged

Johnstown police recently cited a resident for drug paraphernalia just before giving him a ride to police headquarters.

Mink-161 project target: fall 2017

Construction is expected to start this fall for the approximately $8.6 million Mink Street interchange project at state Route 161.

Coming up

Events and programs

Octagon Earthworks to open April 17-18

The Octagon Earthworks, 125 N. 33rd St., Newark, will be open to the public during daylight hours April 17-18.

Coming up

Golf Classic and Birthday Blast!, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at Glow Putt Indoor Mini Golf, 161 Granville St., Gahanna. Eddy the therapy donkey will celebrate his birthday with coloring, crafts, snacks and cake. Miniature golf will be available for $7 for adults and $5 for children. For more information, visit

On the move

Dr. Abul S. Ahsan recently joined the team at Licking Memorial Hospital as a hospitalist.
Police beat

Johnstown: Pot odor results in drug-related citation

Johnstown police recently responded to a report of someone allegedly smoking marijuana at the Leafy Dell apartments.

Johnstown will auction several surplus items

Auction patrons could get a deal on a foosball table, old streetlights or used vehicles during a village surplus auction set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Johnstown village offices, 599 S. Main St.

Crews about to break ground on new school

Johnstown residents are invited to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new elementary school beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at 200 Leafy Dell Drive.

Big Red Band fundraiser nets $600

It took 29 gallons of spaghetti noodles, eight gallons of sauce and about a thousand meatballs for a spaghetti fundraiser for Johnstown-Monroe High School's Big Red Band.

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