A New Straitsville husband and wife are dead
following an apparent murder suicide.
Authorities were dispatched to the home in the 9000 block of
Ohio 93 Saturday at around 9:00 p.m. after receiving a call about a
possible homicide. Following a
standoff authorities made their way inside the home and found
the bodies of Kevin Buckley and his wife Tammy.
It appears Mr. Buckley killed his wife then himself.
Licking County Crime
Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with
information leading to an arrest in the vandalism of several
vehicles in Newark. Between April 27 – May 2, someone broke windshields and
windows of several vehicles parked on streets in Newark’s north
and east ends. If you
have any information you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at
SEN. PORTMAN VISITS BOEING
U.S. Senator Rob Portman paid a visit to the
Boeing facility in Heath Friday afternoon and one of the topics he
discussed was a skilled workforce.
Sen. Portman has introduced legislation on
the federal level to make workforce development programs work better
and more efficiently.
The Newark School Board will hold its regular
monthly meeting this evening in the Newark High School Media Center.
Among the items on the agenda is an update from the school
district’s Early Learning Initiative Committee.
Also, Superintendent Doug Ute will discuss enrollment numbers at
John Clem Elementary. The
meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.
HONORING BILL MCCONNELL
Ohio Technical College and Ohio State University Newark held a
special ceremony Friday morning to honor Next Generation Challenge Campaign
Chairman Bill McConnell.
A tree was dedicated at Founders Hall recognizing McConnell’s
hard work and dedication. COTC Pres. Dr. Bonnie Coe says a tree is
Pres. Dr. Bonnie Coe
April 2010, Granville philanthropists Lou and Gib Reese challenged
the community by personally matching all gifts and pledges
dollar-for-dollar up to $10 million.
The Next Generation Challenge
raised nearly $21 million for scholarships.
FUNDRAISER A BIG SUCCESS
organizers of Breathe Deep Newark held their 2nd Annual
LUNGevity Walk and Rally Saturday at the Rotary Park Pavilion. The event raised over $24,000.
The proceeds will benefit those dealing with lung cancer.