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Bowers indicted in theft of $67,000 of boosters' funds

Ernst Todd Bowers, 50 of 688 Citation Drive, was indicted by a Licking County Grand Jury last week on one count of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony, for improperly using $67,000 of the Watkins Memorial High School Band Boosters' money.

Pataskala council members face off in heated exchange

Pataskala City Councilwoman Pat Sagar Monday, July 21, responded to questions submitted in writing by Carl Roshong, one of the residents who initiated an Aug. 19 recall election of Sagar.

Perfecting her technique

Gibson has been studying the martial art for three years.

Whoooooooo's wearing glasses?

The program taught children about birds of prey in Ohio. ONE is based in Johnstown.
Licking County

Seniors, Children's Services levies on ballot

Two Licking County levies will appear on the November general election ballot for continued assistance to the county's senior citizens and children.

Committee wants to improve access on Granville St.

Pataskala's Street Committee is considering ways to alleviate traffic concerns on Granville Street.
Police beat

Pataskala: Prescription medicines stolen from residences

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating two thefts of prescription medication reportedly taken from residences July 18 and 21.
New Albany business park

Multiple ZIP codes cause confusion, concerns

A convoluted situation in New Albany's Business Park East is starting to affect Johnstown and Pataskala.

All in the family

Two West Licking fire levies on fall ballot

The West Licking Joint Fire District will seek two levy renewals in November.

Fire chief appeals second firing

David Fulmer's attorneys filed an appeal July 15 in Licking County Common Pleas Court to the West Licking Joint Fire District board's July 10 decision to fire the chief a second time.

Boals could be named assistant police chief

Pataskala City Council plans at a future meeting to review a potential salary increase and title change for police Capt. Michael Boals.

Southwest Licking board will seek five-year operating levy

Southwest Licking school board members on July 17 voted 4-1 to place a five-year, substitute renewal emergency operating levy on the November ballot.

Licking Heights to add six modulars at high school

The Licking Heights school board on June 10 voted 5-0 to purchase six refurbished modular classrooms for Licking Heights High School.
Police beat

Pataskala: Recent traffic stop results in three citations

The Pataskala Division of Police cited three people, two of them for OVI, following a traffic stop July 15.
Fire department consortium

Testing potential new hires will be streamlined

The Madison Township Fire Department is looking for some new recruits, and is partnering with several other communities and the C-TEC Adult Education Center to minimize costs and give applicants more job opportunities.

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