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|News Headlines from Friday, March 16, 2018|
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 10:00 a.m. Saturday for all of central Ohio.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeffrey Sites said the big problem will be a slight coating of ice Saturday morning which could make travel a little treacherous.
A 25-year-old Heath man accused of killing his three-month-old daughter has been indicted. Ryan Mosholder faces one count each of aggravated murder and murder in the death of Bri'Anna Mosholder. He remains held at the Licking County Justice Center on $1 million bond.
EXTRA PATROLS THIS WEEKEND
You can expect to see additional law enforcement on the roadways this weekend as central Ohioans celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Saturday. Through the first 2 ½ months of 2018, 164 people have died in crashes on Ohio roadways, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. That is down from 198 fatalities at this point in 2017.
COMPUTER SYSTEM WILL BE DOWN
Due to system maintenance and updates being conducted by the State of Ohio, staff at Licking County Job and Family Services will be unable to access public assistance software on Thursday, March 22, and Friday, March 23. The State assures Licking County officials that they will regain normal operational function on Monday, March 26.
OHIO STATE BEATS SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
The Buckeyes are heading to the next round in the NCAA Tournament thanks to an 81-73 win over South Dakota State. Coach Chris Holtmann took a shot at the media in his postgame interview on TNT.
The Buckeyes will face Gonzaga Saturday night in Boise, Idaho. OSU lost to the Bulldogs by 27 points back in November.
YLC IS RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS
In its seventh year, the Youth Leadership Council of Licking County has collectively committed thousands of hours to help make Licking County a better community. Licking Valley junior Gunnar Smith encourages students to get involved with the YLC.
Watkins Memorial junior Faith Triplett has enjoyed her time on the YLC.
The YLC, which is currently recruiting new members, tackles a number of important issues like substance abuse and bullying. For more information visit www.kidscaretoo.org.
GOV. REAUTHORIZES STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL
Governor Kasich has signed an Executive Order reauthorizing the Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council which promotes independent living, including self-help, self-determination, and equal access for individuals with disabilities. The Council was created in 2000 and was reauthorized by Gov. Kasich in 2012 and 2015.
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