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Friday, August 1st 2014

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a break-in at a building in Newark. Newark police reports sometime between April 1 and May 5, suspects entered Newark Electro Plating, located at 30 E. Harrison St., and stole the following items: computer electronics, a hot water tank, copper wiring, and a window air conditioning unit. If you have any information you are urged to call the Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.


A 39-year-old Dresden woman was shot and killed and a 46-year-old Zanesville man was injured in an attempted burglary early Thursday morning in Zanesville, according to a press release from the Zanesville Police Department.  Terry McConnel allegedly shot and killed Kristina Holskey in an exchange of gunfire at an apartment on the 1000 block of Linden Avenue.  When police arrived on the scene at around 3:15 a.m. they discovered McConnell with a gunshot wound to the stomach and Holskey bleeding on the ground. She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where she later died. McConnel was taken to Grant Medical Center and is listed in serious condition. Police believe Holskey broke into the home before the gunfire started. However, the incident remains under investigation.


Newark High School students in need of back to school supplies are encouraged to attend the Rally in the Alley an event that helps high school students and parents who are struggling financially.

Josh Devoll, NHS Linkage Coordinator

Josh Devoll, NHS Linkage Coordinator, said they are in need of a variety of school items from backpacks to school uniforms. You can drop off donations at the Newark High School office now through Friday, August 8. The Rally in the Alley will be held Saturday, August 9 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at The Works.


August is here and that can only mean one thing its time for the Biggest Little Fair in the World. Hartford Fair Secretary/Manager Larry Hughes says they have been busy sprucing-up the fairgrounds.

Hartford Fair Secretary/Manager Larry Hughes

The 156th Hartford Fair runs Saturday, August 2 through Saturday, August 9. For more information visit www.hartfordfair.com.


The college football season gets underway in late August but the first preseason polls are starting to roll out. Ohio State is ranked sixth in the Amway coaches poll. The Buckeyes open the season against Navy in Baltimore on Saturday, August 30.


The Taste of Buckeye Lake will be held Saturday from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Buckeye Lake Library located at 4455 Walnut Road. The event will feature live entertainment, the Buckeye Lake Winery, Buckeye Lake Brewery and local restaurants. In addition, there will be a special sidewalk art show. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library.

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