WNKO / WHTH NEWS

Every hour, Monday through Sunday on your local information Radio stations.

KOOL 101.7 fm HD
790 WHTH am
& Buckeye Country 107.7 fm

KOOL 101.7 Newsmaker Interviews

 

Weekly Public Service Shows, Hosted by WNKO / WHTH News Director David Doney:

"Inside View" - WNKO 101.7 fm

"Focus on Licking County" - Buckeye Country 107.7 fm / 790 am

News Headlines from Tuesday, January 22, 2019

MCSO MOST WANTED

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a 25-year-old man wanted on a host of charges including aggravated arson and cruelty to animals. Authorities are actively searching for Stephen Niles Jr. If you have any information on his whereabouts contact your local law enforcement agency.

NEWARK WOMAN CHARGED WITH RAPE

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a 37-year-old Newark woman accused of engaging in sex acts with a child less than 10 years old. Angela Walsh has been charged with rape in connection with alleged incidents that took place over a two year time frame that began in April 2016. In October 2014, Walsh was sentenced to two years in prison after her 2-year-old son ingested anti-psychotic medication.

BRAVING THE COLD TO HELP OTHERS

The 8th Annual Feed the Dream, which supports the Food Pantry Network of Licking County, was held Monday at Ross' Granville Market. FPNLC Executive Director Chuck Moore was impressed with the volunteers who braved the bone chilling conditions to collect food and monetary donations.

FPNLC Exec. Dir. Chuck Moore

The annual event is held in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Over the past seven years the food drive has provided the FPNLC with the food and funds equivalent of 350 tons of food.

BUCKEYE LAKE WINTERFEST 2019

The annual Buckeye Lake Winterfest will be held Saturday, Jan. 26.

Mike Fornataro with the BLRCC

Mike Fornataro, with the Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce, said Benny the Bass will be given three minutes to swallow some minnows. If he eats a minnow it means an early Spring, if he doesn't it means six more weeks of Winter. For more information on this year's event visit the Buckeye Lake Winterfest Facebook page.

TREE TRIMMING OPEN HOUSE

American Electric Power will conduct an open house in the Granville Village Council Chambers, from 7:00-8:00 Thursday, Jan. 24.  AEP will discuss the upcoming tree trimming and maintenance project for trees within the Village rights-of-way. Residents will be able to ask questions and get information about this process.

GET THOSE FOREVER STAMPS

You may want to stock up on Forever Stamps. Beginning Sunday, Jan. 27 the price of Forever Stamps will go up 5 cents from 50 cents to 55 cents meaning a book of stamps will now cost $11.

CAREGIVER EDUCATION CLASS

The Carol Strawn Center will host its next Caregiver Education class from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Newark Library on West Main Street. The class will focus on effective communication, both verbal and non-verbal when dealing with someone who has Alzheimer's or other dementias. The class is free for Licking County individuals over 60, a donation is requested for non-Licking County residents and those under 60 years old. To register, call 740-345-5190.

 

Archived Headlines From:

Monday, January 21

Tuesday, January 15 Wednesday, January 16

Thursday, January 17

Friday, January 18  
 

KOOL 101.7 / Buckeye Country 107.7 / 790 WHTH bring you the best in local news!  Our experienced, talented news staff gets you the most accurate news in Central Ohio!  We also use SRN to keep you updated on national events! We use weather from the National Weather Service!  For the best local news, turn to KOOL 101.7 / Buckeye Country 107.7 / 790 WHTH!