LOCAL GOP FILES PROTEST
The Licking County Republican Party
has filed a protest with the Licking County Board of Elections
claiming that Brad Feightner, independent candidate for Municipal
Court Clerk, still is a member of the GOP and is therefore not
eligible to run as an independent.
Feightner Independent Candidate for Municipal Court Clerk
Feightner said he received the
protest on Tuesday the same day as the board of elections.
BOE Director Sue Penick said the protest has been forwarded
to the Licking County Prosecutorís office.
RAISING THE CONVEYANCE FEE
Licking County Commissioner Tim Bubb says they have
come to a decision on one of two recent proposals to increase funds
for road and bridge repairs.
County Commissioner Tim Bubb
Commissioners had also considered raising the license plate
permissive tax by as much as $10, but that appears to be on the
back-burner for the time being. Bubb said they would ask the Licking County Prosecutorís
office to prepare a resolution proposing the conveyance fee
Bond has been set at
$100,000 for a 48-year-old Lancaster woman and 38-year-old Lancaster
man following a meth lab bust on Sunday.
Joyce Rigby and Michael Smith are facing various drug
Police discovered the meth lab at an apartment in the 200 block of
is National Womenís Health Week and the Licking County Health
Department is reminding women of several free health screening
services that may be available to them throughout the year.
The health department is able to offer free pap tests and free
mammograms for qualified women in the following counties: Licking,
Delaware, Fayette, Fairfield, Franklin, Madison, Pickaway, and Union.Visit www.lickingcohealth.org
for additional information.
Universities, community colleges and technical
schools across the state are helping former foster youth seeking a
higher education. As
part of the Ohio Reach Program, liaisons are helping guide these
young adults through their college years.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says it can be a struggle for
former foster youths because they canít simply call mom or dad
when they need help.
General Mike DeWine
announced a $1 million in funding for the Ohio Reach Program, which
is coming from Ohioís portion of the National Mortgage Settlement.
County Coalition for housing is raffling off two tickets to the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this yearís Indianapolis 500 on
Sunday, May 26. Raffle
tickets are one for $10.00 and three for $25.00.
They can be purchased by calling 740-345-1970 or online at www.lcchousing.org.
will be held at noon on Wednesday, May 22. You need not be present