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News Headlines from Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Two men are behind bars following a drug bust in Crooksville. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, on Friday, Sept. 6 authorities arrested Bruce Ritter III, 36, and Eric Kincaid, 43, at a home on South State Street They have been charged with trafficking in meth and are awaiting bond hearings.


Today, Mental Health America of Licking County will hold its annual Walk and Candlelight Vigil for Suicide Prevention at the Canal Market District in downtown Newark.

MHALC Exec. Dir. Penny Sitler

Executive Director Penny Sitler said after the walk they will have time for people to share their experiences, and light candles to honor family members, friends and loved ones who have died by suicide.


The Granville School Board will hold a special work session today at which time they will discuss the district's finances. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Granville Schools District Office on North Granger Street.


The Salvation Army in Newark relies on the generosity of the local community not only through donations but also through the help of dedicated volunteers.

Salvation Army Lt. Kaitlyn Haddix

Lieutenant Kaitlyn Haddix said volunteers help out in a number of ways from working in the Soup Kitchen to assisting with the Christmas Program.


In an effort to protect horses and other livestock in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is not allowing the import of horses from counties within states with confirmed and suspected cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV). This restriction includes the All American Quarter Horse Congress, which is scheduled to begin in Columbus on October 1. VSV is a viral disease that primarily affects horses, but can also infect cattle, swine, sheep, and goats. It has not been detected in Ohio.


C-TEC invites folks to attend its annual Community Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. During the free event you can visit labs, classrooms, and meet instructors. A Job Fair featuring 21 local employers will be taking place and there will be food trucks and door prizes


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