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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.

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.

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.

New Vision seeks those who just want to dance

The New Vision Dance Company will perform publicly for the first time at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fit Life Dance Fitness Studio, 1930 Schrock Road in Westerville.

Revived egg hunt slated April 12

The second annual Pataskala community egg hunt sponsored by the Pataskala Lions Club and Southwest Licking Leo Club will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in Thomas J. Evans Foundation Park, 10255 McIntosh Road.
Police beat

Pataskala: Fence on Township Road set aflame

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating a fire that damaged a wooden fence in the first block of Township Road on March 27.

Washout closes York Road near Morse Road

The pavement on part of York Road in northwestern Licking County was washed out Friday morning, April 4, forcing authorities to close the road indefinitely.
Relay For Life

Survivors, caretakers will be celebrated April 14

The American Cancer Society's annual survivors and caretakers dinner will be a touching celebration of more and more birthdays, said Chris Knapp, a cancer survivor and spokeswoman for the annual dinner.

Fitness and fun

Eastland Performing Arts

More than 100 students will stage The Music Man

Con man Harold Hill will create "trouble in River City" as the Eastland Performing Arts Program brings the Broadway hit The Music Man to the stage April 11-13 at the Reynoldsburg High School theater, 6699 Livingston Ave. in Reynoldsburg.

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