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  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Fred Moore (left) helps Bobbie Bussey with a melon Aug. 22 at the Pataskala Farmers Market. The market is held from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 19 at the Veterans Green in downtown Pataskala.

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  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Reynoldsburg Mayor Brad McCloud speaks to Japanese-exchange students in the ASSE International Student Exchange Program's Language and Culture Camp during their visit Aug. 19 to Reynoldsburg City Hall. The 10-day camp, which is based at New Song Community Church in Etna Township, concluded Aug. 25.

    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.

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

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.
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