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News Headlines from Friday, September 26th 2014

Dustin Fisher, the Newark man accused of kidnapping and assaulting two women, has been indicted. Fisher, 32, faces two counts of kidnapping, and one count each of felonious assault and assault in connection with an incident that took place last Wednesday at a home on the 200 block of North 5th Street. According to a previous press release, the two women were held against their will and assaulted. Both women tried to escape, one was successful but the other was caught by Fisher and taken back to the home. He remains held on $150,000 bond.


The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who assaulted two women in the Violet Meadows subdivision in Pickerington. According to a press release, the assaults occurred earlier this month and in July. In each instance, a man approached a woman from behind, placed his arms round her and attempted to pick her up and carry her away. Thankfully, each victim was able to get away. The suspect is described as either African American or Hispanic, roughly 5’10 and weighing 150 lbs. If you have any information you are urged to call the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office.


The Granville School District is hosting a planning meeting Tuesday to discuss and map out the future of the school district.

Granville Superintendent Jeff Brown

Granville Superintendent Jeff Brown said Tuesday Innovation Process meeting gets underway 7:00 p.m. in the Granville High School Commons.


Thousand of hunters are expected to participate in the statewide archery deer hunting season that opens Saturday. John Windau, with the Ohio Division of Wildlife, has an important reminder for hunters before they head to the woods.

John Windau with the Ohio Division of Wildlife

In addition to the new bag limits, Windau said there are some counties where the anterless permit is no longer valid. For the latest in hunting rules and regulations visit www.wildohio.gov.


The 211th Maintenance Company of Newark and the Ohio Army National Guard invite the community to the 2014 Annual Community Open House this Sunday, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. You will be able to get an up close look at the company’s facilities, equipment and the operations of the local Army National Guard. The Open House will be held at the 211th Maintenance offices at 1297 Holler Lane in Newark. Donations will be accepted in support of the 211th Family Readiness Group.


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