An 18-year old is
behind bars after allegedly striking a Knox County Sheriff’s
Deputy with his car. According
to a press release, the incident occurred Sunday at around 6:40 a.m.
on the 26000 block of Coshocton Road in Mount Vernon. Deputies
were pursuing Josh Baldridge when he struck and severely injured
deputy Chad Lishness. Baldridge was arrested later Sunday
morning after crashing on Main Street in Centerburg.
He is due in court later today.
Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with
information leading to an arrest in a theft at Newark High School.
Between April 15-16 two iPads were stolen from a cabinet at
the school. If you have
any information you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at
Legion Post 254 has been trying to replace stone markers for
veterans buried in Bigelow Cemetery.
Hartsock with Johnstown American Legion Post 254
said the Veterans Administration has told them that they would send
them new markers for the veterans at Bigelow Cemetery if they can
get families to sign for them.
Call 740-967-7655 for more information
Ohio Technical College recognized three individuals with the 3rd
Annual Legends of Loyalty Award presentation during the college’s
spring commencement. Linnea
Hopewell, Bill McConnell and Ellen Robinson received the Legends of
Loyalty Award the highest honor granted by COTC.
A $1,000 donation in the name of each honoree will be given
to student scholarships.
SAFE BOATING WEEK
is National Safe Boating Week.
According to the most recent statistics from the U.S. Coast
Guard, 70 percent of all fatal boating accident victims drowned, and
of those, 84 percent were not reported as wearing a life jacket.
Ohio boaters are reminded to make sure that everyone is
wearing a life jacket while on the open waters.