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Students build creativity with blocks

Pataskala Mayor Mike Compton found himself surrounded by many tools of destruction the morning of Oct. 22.

Fulton hired as planning director

Pataskala City Council on Oct. 20 welcomed its new planning and zoning director, Scott Fulton of Worthington.
RITA report

Council members displeased that subpoenas rattled residents

After receiving several complaints from residents, Pataskala City Council members on Oct. 20 questioned officials from the Regional Income Tax Agency, which collects income taxes for Pataskala and other municipalities in central Ohio.
New Albany

Ealy House improvements will be on display in coming weeks

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society will showcase renovations to the historic Ealy House at 6359 Dublin-Granville Road during a series of open houses in the next few weeks.

Nov. 4 ballot Many county voters deciding three levies

Election Day will be eventful for Licking County voters as many will cast their ballots for three county levies: children services, senior citizens and the county library.
Old town hall improvements

City Council weighs cost of using grant money

Pataskala City Council members disagree on what to do with a $200,000 grant from a recent state capital bill that could be used to install public restrooms and an elevator in the old town hall building at 430 S. Main St.

Warrant roundup slated next month

Residents with outstanding warrants for not attending an arraignment or payment-plan review in Pataskala Mayor's Court might be served in November and transported to the court, said court magistrate Kip Kelsey.
Police beat

Licking County: Recent theft reports involve items taken from garage, shed

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating three recent thefts, one of which resulted from an open garage door and another that involved an outdoor building:

Pataskala hires Fulton as planning director

Pataskala City Council on Oct. 20 welcomed its new planning director, Scott Fulton of Worthington.
West Licking fire district

Renewal levies are more than one-third of budget

The West Licking Joint Fire District is asking voters for a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy and a five-year, 2-mill renewal levy to continue providing service to 50,000 residents in Licking County.
County auditor race

Incumbent Smith challenged by Clark

Incumbent Republican Michael Smith is facing challenger Democrat Matt Clark for Licking County auditor on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Police beat

Pataskala: Stolen truck leads to two arrests

The Pataskala Division of Police arrested two people for receiving stolen property at 2:41 p.m. Oct. 13.

Volunteer of the Year nominations sought

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News are seeking nominations for the third annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award.

SWL will seek 4.7-mill bond next year

Southwest Licking school board members on Oct. 16 voted 4-0, with Roger Zeune absent, to place a 4.7-mill bond issue on the February 2015 ballot.

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