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SWL contingency cuts

Rose: High fees would make sports unsustainable

Southwest Licking's coaches and athletics director told board of education members last week they stand behind the athletics council's decision to cancel district-sponsored sports this fall should an operating-levy request be rejected May 5.
The Works

Exhibit highlights county's role in WWI

Suzanne Bressoud, The Works' director of marketing and communications, hopes the museum's temporary World War I exhibit not only will educate visitors about the conflict, but also about Licking County's large number of contributions to the war effort.

Gibson shakes up seating, committee assignments

Melissa Gibson exercised her authority as the newly elected Pataskala City Council president to change council members' seating and committee assignments prior to the Jan. 19 meeting.

City could allow magistrates to punish reckless operation

Pataskala City Council on Jan. 20 heard the first reading of an ordinance that would allow Pataskala Mayor's Court to suspend the license of a driver who travels through the city at excessive speeds.

City leaders eye several potential changes for 2015

Pataskala leaders want to study several potential changes for 2015, including the feasibility of relocating Pataskala Division of Police headquarters.
Police beat

Pataskala: Thieves raid sheds for tools and machinery

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating several thefts of tools and various small machinery, most of which were taken from sheds in the past two weeks.

Nominations sought for 2015 Jefferson Awards

The central Ohio community is being asked to nominate people who make a difference.

We all fall down

Residents can get tax help at RITA workshops

Pataskala leaders want to alert residents to opportunities for free preparation of city income-tax returns with agents from the Regional Income Tax Agency.

SWL board OKs $2M in contingency cuts

The Southwest Licking school board on Jan. 15 voted 4-1 to implement a little more than $2 million in budget cuts should its May operating levy request be rejected.
Police beat

Pataskala: Airsoft-wielding teen issued warning

Pataskala police officers encountered a "scary scenario" in the early morning hours of Jan. 8 when a teenage boy was spotted carrying an airsoft gun while walking on railroad tracks near High Street, south of Front Street.

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