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News Headlines from Wednesday, June 29, 2016
BODY FOUND IN ST. ALBANS TOWNSHIP

A body was found Monday afternoon outside of a residence at 8750 Jug Street Road N.W. in St. Albans Township.  The partially decomposed remains were found in weeds, according to a press release from the Licking County Sheriff’s Office.  An identity has not yet been determined, and detectives are treating this investigation as a possible homicide.

OHIO HISTORIC PRESERVATION CREDITS

The Ohio Development Services Agency has awarded almost $28 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits to 26 applicants to rehabilitate 39 historic buildings. Locally, roughly $250,000 has been awarded to renovate the building at 14-16 North Park Place in Newark. The $1.5 million project will renew the upper floors and rear spaces into three apartments and office spaces.

MORE OPTIONS AT COTC

Central Ohio Technical College will be offering early morning and weekend courses for the upcoming autumn semester. Students will have the option to take Psychology and English courses at 6:00 a.m. on weekdays. Biology, English and physics courses are being offered on Saturday. Visit www.cotc.edu for more information.

THANKING DR. MITCHELL

Family, friends, and co-workers dropped by Licking Memorial Hospital Tuesday to thank Dr. Mark Mitchell for his forty years of dedicated service to improving the health of the community.

Dr. Mark Mitchell

Dr. Mitchell thanked all those who attended his retirement party.

LCHS NEEDS SUPPLIES

The Licking County Humane Society is more than double over capacity on cats and kittens right now and they are in desperate need of supplies. The LCHS is asking for donations of clay clumping and non clumping cat litter. Remember all donations are tax deductible.

HELPING THE SETTLERS

The Licking County Settlers depend on an army of volunteers like Brian Ledford to help ensure a successful season. For the past number of years Ledford and his wife have opened their homes to players as a host family.

Brian Ledford

The Settlers are on the road tonight taking on the Lake Erie Monsters.

 

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