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News Headlines from Monday, November 24th, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Licking County and surrounding counties until 10:00 p.m. Wind gusts of up to 50 mph are expected and scattered tree and power line damage is possible.


A 16-year-old Newark boy been indicted in adult court for his alleged role in a heist at a local convenience store. Cole Chilcote faces one count of robbery in connection with the August 23 incident at a Circle K. Chilcote is currently being held at the Multi-County Juvenile Detention Center in Lancaster. A bond hearing is set for tomorrow in Licking County Common Pleas Court.


The investigation continues into a two car crash Saturday night in Muskingum County that claimed the life of a 27-year-old Roseville man. According to the Zanesville Post of the State Patrol, Kyle Hiles was killed and his female passenger was injured in the crash that happened on US 22 around midnight Saturday just west of the South Zanesville Walmart. A 56-year-old Zanesville woman was also injured in the wreck.


The Licking County Coalition for Housing has developed several programs to serve the housing needs of homeless, low and moderate income residents in the community. Executive Director Debbie Tegtmeyer says there's several reasons why folks may find themselves without a place to call home.

Debbie Tegtmeyer Exec. Dir. LCCH

The LCCH now operates over 40 units of transitional housing for homeless families and individuals - serving nearly 80 households - including more than 100 homeless children - every year. Visit www.lcchousing.org for more information.


The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is looking for potential candidates for its next Community Watch Team.

Sergeant Jesse Hendershot

Sergeant Jesse Hendershot said the next training classes for the Community Watch Team will convene in February. For more information visit www.sheriff.fairfield.oh.us


The Ohio State Marching Band will visit the OSU-Newark campus, just in time for Thanksgiving. The Best Damn Band in the Land is scheduled to perform tomorrow at approximately 1:45 p.m. at the Warner Library and Student Center outdoor learning circle. If the weather turns sour, the performance will be held in the Performance Platform room 126. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


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