Johnstown Independent

Johnstown Top Stories

  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Johnstown-Monroe's John Carlisle walks from the 16th green during the Division II state tournament Oct. 11 at Ohio State's Scarlet Course in Upper Arlington. The Johnnies finished seventh.

    Moving on

Possibly dissolving Hartford

Fair director: More at stake than some might realize

The Hartford Fair, long known as the "Biggest Little Fair in the World" isn't actually within the village of Hartford, but that doesn't mean the fair is immune to being swept up in the anxiety over the potential dissolution of the village.
'Road to Tampa'

Big Red slates Varsity Show dates

Johnstown-Monroe High School's Big Red Band is continuing its journey to get to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla.
American Legion

Post 254 raising funds for monument at new home

Months after moving to its new location at 185 W. Maple St., Johnstown's American Legion Post 254 is ready to customize the location even more.
Police beat

Teen girl allegedly shoved down stairs by ex-boyfriend

A 16-year-old Johnstown girl went to an urgent-care facility in Westerville after she allegedly was pushed down the stairs by her ex-boyfriend on the evening of Oct. 11.
Nov. 4 ballot

Incumbent county auditor Smith challenged by Clark

Incumbent Republican Michael Smith is facing challenger Democrat Matt Clark for Licking County auditor on the Nov. 4 ballot.
more Johnstown news

Sports

Coverage of Johnstown-Monroe and Northridge High School sports teams

Education

Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools news, including database searches

Cops & Courts

Johnstown police reports and other crime news, including database searches