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Southwest Licking Jennell: Bus woes are being rectified

Southwest Licking Superintendent Robert Jennell said the district's transportation staff members continue to "tweak" bus routes following a problematic first day of school that was full of wrong turns.
Licking County River Roundup

Pataskala will take active role in this year's river cleanup

Jenny Dillon, an intern with the Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District, said she has wanted to become more involved with the annual river roundup event, in which volunteers spend a day removing debris from the Licking River and its tributaries.

Watkins senior wins Leo award

Seventeen-year-old Morgan Cole of Kirkersville got a surprise Aug. 25 when speaking to the Pataskala Lions Club about her work in the organization's affiliate for high-schoolers, the Southwest Licking Leo Club.
Police beat

Pataskala: Recent theft reports involve firearms, tools

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating several recent thefts, two of which involved firearms.
Military Veterans Resource Center

Nonprofit's mission: Help veterans find jobs

It's a new name but the same mission for a Northland-based nonprofit organization that seeks to help veterans find jobs.
Actors' Theatre of Columbus

Troupe spoofs classic Sherlock Holmes tale

An updated, hilarious look at a suspenseful novel will close out the summer season of Actors' Theatre of Columbus.

Exchange students find 'soft landing' at camp

The first day of high school can be difficult even for students raised in America, let alone an exchange student from a foreign country.

Sagar ready to move on after recall attempt fails

First Ward residents on Aug. 19 voted 198 to 122 to retain Pataskala City Councilwoman Pat Sagar, according to unofficial results from the Licking County Board of Elections.

Potential changes to mayor's court: fee increase, new post

Pataskala City Council is expected to vote next month on potential changes to the city's mayor's court.
Granville Street

Potential traffic solution complicated by contaminated land

Pataskala's street committee heard a recommendation Aug. 18 from city officials to alleviate traffic concerns on Granville Street but the solution would require a constructed reroute through contaminated land.
Southwest Licking

New teachers contract deemed 'fair' by district officials

Earlier this month, the Southwest Licking school board voted 4-0, with Roger Zeune absent, to approve a three-year contract with district teachers.
Police beat

Pataskala: Man arrested after fleeing traffic stop

The Pataskala Division of Police arrested and charged a 32-year-old man for driving under suspension, falsification and obstructing justice at 2:48 p.m. Aug. 14 on Coronado Drive after he allegedly ran from an officer who stopped his vehicle for a potential traffic violation.
Pataskala Ward 1

Councilwoman Sagar retained in recall election

The 320 First Ward residents who turned out for an Aug. 19 recall election voted almost two to one to retain Pataskala City Councilwoman Pat Sagar, according to unofficial results from the Licking County Board of Elections.

Scenes from the street fair

First Ward residents will settle Sagar recall Aug. 19

Residents in Pataskala's First Ward will decide Tuesday, Aug. 19, if their City Council representative, Pat Sagar, will retain her seat.

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