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News Headlines from Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of two individuals. Licking County Municipal Court is actively searching for Rachel Baker and Joshua Chambers. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.


An 18-year-old Reynoldsburg man is being held at the Licking County Justice Center for allegedly engaging in sex acts with a minor. Tyre Loney has been indicted on two counts of rape and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor. Between September and October, Loney was suspected of engaging in sexual conduct with a child less than 13 years old. He's being held on $150,000, and is due back in court today.


Newark City Council will meet this evening and they will discuss and possibly vote on an ordinance to implement a geese hunting program in the city. Prior to the full City Council meeting, the Finance, Service and Personnel committees will meet. Committee meetings get underway at 5:45 p.m. City Council meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.


A Census 2020 Solutions Workshop will be held Thursday at the Licking County Aging Program on East Main Street in Newark. Chris Harkness, director, Licking County Planning and Development, says the workshop is open to the public.

Chris Harkness Director Licking County Planning and Development

If you'd like to attend the workshop contact the United Way of Licking County at 740-345-6685.


A massive community effort called Feed the Dream was held Monday in Granville in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Food and monetary donations were collected at Ross' Granville Market in support of the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. Executive Director Chuck Moore says the donations help keep the shelves stocked especially during the summer months.

FPNLC Exec. Dir. Chuck Moore

Moore was thankful for all of the volunteers and those who donated during yesterday's event.


The Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting entries for the River Round Up Poster Contest. The deadline for submission is Feb. 21.  The winning individual receives $100 cash with an additional $500 in scholarship money. The River Round Up Poster Contest is open to all school-aged youth in primary, secondary schools (public, private, and home school; K-12) or school-aged youth living in Licking County.


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