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News Headlines from Monday, June 19, 2017


An Amber Alert was issued Sunday evening for a one-year-old Newark girl. The alert was issued around 6:30 p.m. and was canceled about thirty minutes later when police located Keiria Marie Trent with a relative in the area of Briarcliff Road. Officers arrested the toddler's father Matthew Trent and he is currently being held in the Licking County Justice Center.


A 27-year-old Hebron man is heading to prison for two years in connection with an incident that occurred earlier this year. Charles Calloway recently entered guilty pleas to one count each of abduction and domestic violence. In February, Calloway refused to allow a person to leave a home and then assaulted them.


The Ohio Department of Health has posted harmful algal bloom advisories for two Buckeye Lake beaches - Crystal Beach and Fairfield Beach.  The advisories were issued after algal toxins were identified in the water.


The crown jewel of Lancaster's historical collection will be on display at the Ohio Statehouse tomorrow.

State Representative Tim Schaffer

State Representative Tim Schaffer said the cannon is one of the last cannons used by General William Sherman. The cannon is being used to help support House Bill 48, which would protect Ohio's war relics from being stolen or sold to unscrupulous private dealers.


The Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games are set for this weekend in Columbus. More than 2,600 athletes from 70 of Ohio’s 88 counties, including Licking County will take part in the summer games.


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