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News Headlines from Friday, May 17, 2019

BUCKEYE LAKE MAN INDICTED ON ASSAULT CHARGES

Robbie Slagle II, the Buckeye Lake man accused of assaulting a pregnant woman, has been indicted. The 32-year-old Slagle faces one count each of felonious assault and domestic violence in connection with a May 1st incident. He’s due back in court later this month.

THORNVILLE FIRE EARLY THIS MONTH DEEMED TO BE SET INTENTIONALLY

A house fire earlier this month in Thornville was deemed to be intentionally set. During the early morning hours on Sunday, May 5, firefighters were called to the vacant home on the 13-thousand block of Queen Road. The home was destroyed in the blaze. No injuries were reported. The Ohio Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering a $5,000 reward for any information.

OHIO FINISHED 4TH IN HORRIBLE HUNDRED LIST FROM HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES

According to findings from the Economic Policy Institute, 59-percent of teachers nationwide turn to "moonlighting" or side jobs to supplement their income and, in some cases, just to make ends meet. The findings aren't surprising to Licking Heights Teacher Gina Daniels who says she knows many teachers, including herself, who at one time or another needed to work a second job…

Gina Daniels, Licking Heights Teacher

Daniels says working the extra job takes away the excitement and energy of being a teacher.

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR NEW POLICE STATION SATURDAY

The Pataskala community is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pataskala Police Station on Saturday. The event will start at 10 am and will conclude at 2 pm. During this time there will be tours given to the public of the new station along with free food provided by the Summit Lions Club. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at noon. The new police station is located behind the city hall building located on West Broad Street.

SUGAR COOKIE COULD BECOME THE OFFICIAL STATE COOKIE

A bill in the Ohio House would designate the sugar cookie as the state cookie. If House Bill 235 makes it out of committee, it will go before the Ohio State Senate, then eventually to Governor Dewine’s desk for approval.

 


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