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Finance committee idea

City looking into leases as funding source for police base

Pataskala might be able to build a police station by issuing debt and paying it off with general-fund money, the city council's finance committee determined last week.
Licking County Library

Bookmobile delivers on outreach services

The best part of running a bookmobile outreach is meeting all the people and seeing their smiling faces, said Brock Hutchison, head of outreach services for the Licking County Library.

'Godspell' slated Aug. 7-8 at Sterling Theater

The Sterling Theater's Aug. 7 and 8 production of Godspell has challenged its cast of high school and college students, according to organizers.
Police beat

Pataskala: Three teenagers arrested for theft from vehicles

The Pataskala Division of Police arrested three people in conjunction with a string of thefts from vehicles between July 17 and 27 in the Bright Waters and Settlement subdivisions and parts of the old village center, said the division's Sgt. Gary Smith.

Amazon eyeing land in Etna, Obetz for fulfillment center

Amazon could bring another 2,000 jobs to Ohio with a fulfillment center, according to state officials.

Bond of trust sees horse and rider through

When Summer Prevost and her horse, Ditto, glided through a dressage competition June 13, most observers would never have guessed how difficult it was for the pair.
Southwest Licking

Board creates new supervisor position for maintenance staff

The Southwest Licking school board on July 16 voted 4-0, with Roger Zeune absent, to create a new maintenance supervisor position to define responsibilities and who is in charge of completing them.

State Rep. Hayes says he will seek Licking County prosecutor's post

State Rep. Bill Hayes announced Monday, July 20, that he wants to become the next Licking County prosecutor.
Police beat

Pataskala: Four arrested as suspects in recent string of thefts

The Pataskala Division of Police recently arrested four people in conjunction with a series of burglaries and thefts that occurred in the city within the past three weeks.
Licking Heights

Teacher honored for influence on students, colleagues

Licking Heights fifth-grade teacher Charles Howard has taught many grades throughout his career, but he says fifth is his favorite.

City plans to file insurance claims for storm damages

Pataskala's utilities department will try to recoup some of the estimated $50,000 in damages suffered from summer storms by submitting insurance claims.

Charter changes might be too late for deadline

Pataskala City Council President Melissa Gibson on July 20 told her colleagues they might not have enough time to review proposed changes to the city's charter prior to the Aug. 5 filing deadline for the Nov. 3 general-election ballot.

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