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Committee reviews 17 administrator applicants

Pataskala's ad-hoc search committee met Friday, April 18, to review 17 applicants for the city administrator's position.


Republican commissioner candidates

Black, Fox, Kanuckel will vie in primary

Republicans Rick Black, Mike Fox and Doug Kanuckel will be on the ballot for Licking County commissioner in the May 6 primary election.

SWL asking again for $66.5M bond

For the second time in less than a year, Southwest Licking voters will decide May 6 if the school district should undertake a large-scale facility construction and renovation project.
Police beat

Licking County: Boy caught driving in park

The Pataskala Division of Police cited a 17-year-old boy for criminal damaging that occurred at 7:30 a.m. April 10 in Thomas J. Evans Foundation Park, 10255 Macintosh Road SW.

Two countywide levies on May 6 ballots

Licking County voters on May 6 will decide levies for the board of developmental disabilities and the soil and water conservation district.

Theater renovation plans take shape

The Sterling Theater board of directors is expected Monday, April 21, to present plans to Pataskala City Council for installing an elevator and restrooms at the theater.
West Licking fire chief

New charges to be brought against Fulmer

The West Licking Joint Fire District board voted unanimously April 10 to hold a hearing for fire Chief David Fulmer at 7 p.m. May 8.

Rt. 62 repaving planned from near Johnstown to Knox County

Despite a major resurfacing project set to begin on U.S. Route 62 on Monday, April 14, area leaders aren't panicking about travel disruptions on the road throughout the spring and summer.
Police beat

Licking County: Four-wheeling in park leads to drug charge

The Pataskala Division of Police cited a 17-year-old boy for possession of drugs at 8:55 p.m. April 1 after finding him and another 17-year-old boy riding four-wheeled vehicles in Pataskala Municipal Park.

Annual Pataskala community cleanup slated April 20-27

Pataskala officials are asking residents to help with the annual community trash cleanup April 20 to 27.

Rag Tag strikes chord with inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.
Licking Heights

Daniels puts her 'whole heart' into educating first-graders

Licking Heights West Elementary School first-grade teacher Rhonda Daniels said she is passionate that any first-grade student can achieve great things at his or her own level.
Southwest Licking

Third-grade teacher Hare credits colleagues for 'team effort'

Pataskala Elementary School third-grade teacher Tracey Hare said she is humbled to receive one of this year's Licking County Foundation Leaders for Learning Awards, but teaching really is a team effort.

Southwest Licking begins achievement tests April 28

Southwest Licking third-graders are ready for the Ohio Achievement Assessments, Assistant Superintendent Kasey Rathburn-Perkins told the school board last month.

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