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Coming up

Friday Night Frenzy, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Christian Endeavor UMC, 1415 Londondale Parkway in Newark. Outdoor and indoor games, music and a potluck are included for all ages, free of charge. A euchre competition also will be offered. Call 740-344-2351.
Click It or Ticket campaign

Authorities to step up seat-belt enforcement

Relying on an airbag or anything else in an automobile accident is no substitute for wearing a seat belt, according to Licking County authorities.
Southwest Licking

Levy win means preschool stays with ESC for time being

Southwest Licking's Flying Colors preschool program will remain in the kindergarten center and contracted through the Licking County Educational Service Center -- at least for now.
Police beat

Pataskala: Four teenagers arrested the first week of May

Incidents involving teenagers at or near local school buildings resulted in Pataskala Division of Police officers making four arrests the first week of May.

Fire district plugs free CPR classes to save lives

West Licking Joint Fire District officials want to train as many people as possible in CPR and similar lifesaving actions.
New barbecue trailer

Red's serves up 'small-town flavor'

Zach Flegle is only 28 years old, but the smoked cuisine he dishes up at his new Red's Backyard Barbecue trailer seems to have a veteran pit boss's touch.

Officials relieved, grateful for May 5 levy approval

The Southwest Licking school district avoided making roughly $2 million in cuts following a hard-fought but successful levy campaign.

Road-levy approval puts Etna leaders in planning mode

Etna Township leaders will revise their infrastructure plans after voters on May 5 approved a 1.5-mill permanent levy to fund road repairs.
Senate advisory committee

Administrators offer state- testing recommendations

As of April 29, the recommendations of a state-testing advisory committee -- which included a few prominent local administrators -- are in the hands of the Ohio Senate's education committee.

Story Trail turns students' attention to math concepts

There will be a new chapter in the annual Story Trail event scheduled for 6 p.m. May 20 at Pataskala Municipal Park.
Police beat

Pataskala: Recently stolen items include bike, gun, sunglasses, tools

Pataskala Division of Police officers are investigating three recent thefts, two of which were from vehicles:

Coming up

Friday Night Frenzy, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Christian Endeavor UMC, 1415 Londondale Parkway in Newark. Outdoor and indoor games, music and a potluck are included for all ages, free of charge. A euchre competition also will be offered. Call 740-344-2351.

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