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Fallen police officer

Smith remembered as a warrior, friend

One of Joe Podolski's lasting impressions of Steven M. Smith came early in their policing careers, on a shift when Smith scaled an apartment-building downspout to deal with a balcony full of rowdy drunks who were jeering the officers below.
Justice center's inmates

County seeks a full-body X-ray unit

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

Superintendent for a Day goal is authenticity

North Elementary School fifth-grader Gabriela "Gabby" Pablo spent April 15 as the Licking Heights school district's Superintendent for a Day.
Licking Heights

Roberts leaving for Canal Winchester post

Licking Heights school district treasurer Nicholas Roberts is leaving to be the next treasurer for Canal Winchester schools.
Color Me Rad 5K

Frigid weather did not deter runners, walkers

Hundreds of runners and walkers braved unseasonably cold weather Saturday morning April 9 for the Color Me Rad 5K amidst the snowflakes on the streets of Old Hilliard.

Libraries stock homeschool resources

The main branch of the Licking County Library in Newark closed the book on its 2015-16 Homeschool Series last week with a program that turned out to be a literal smash, according to Meghan Douglas, children's-services assistant.
Granville school district

Blood tests slated after lead found in water

The Licking County Health Department will provide blood tests this week after Granville school-district leaders announced April 13 they had learned of elevated lead levels in water from drinking fountains.

Happy Tails veterinary clinic opens

A Gahanna alumna who's starting a veterinary practice in Johnstown wants to provide pets with an experience that will make their tails wag.

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