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News Headlines from Friday, March 22, 2019

JACK WEISANT

Longtime Newark businessman and avid Newark Catholic Athletics supporter Jack Weisant passed away Tuesday at the age of 83. Weisant founded Weisent Enterprises. Prior to that, he owned and operated the Draft House and the Cellar Bar, both located in Downtown Newark. He was also Past-President of he Newark-Heath Rotary. Calling hours will be held from two until five Sunday at Reed Egan Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held Monday at St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church.

STAFF MEMBERS AT LICKING HEIGHTS CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL

Earlier this week, two staff members at Licking Heights Central Middle School were transported to a local hospital after coming in contact with an unknown substance in a vaping device. According to a letter from the school district, the staff members confiscated the device from a student and then experienced an adverse reaction. The Pataskala Police Department is investigating the incident.

THE OHIO STATE BUCKEYES TO PLAY IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

Ohio State and Iowa State square of tonight in the NCAA Tournament. Buckeyes Senior Guard C.J. Jackson is proud of the way the team has battled this season...

C.J. Jackson Buckeyes Senior Guard

Tip off tonight from Tulsa is set for right around ten o'clock.

GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY

Governor Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in 37 counties including Licking County that suffered serious highway damage following severe weather that started in February. The declaration will allow the Ohio Department of Transportation and local governments access to Federal emergency relief funds.

BRUSH PICK UP

Granville officials are reminding residents that next week is Brush Pick-Up Week. Residents should have all trimmings out by Sunday evening. Also, all loose yard waste should be bagged o collection from your trash hauler. For further instructions, visit the Village's website.


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