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News Headlines from Wednesday, September 11, 2019

***UPDATE 10:00 a.m.***

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office Ms. Monske has been found.

MISSING WOMAN

Local authorities are asking for help in locating a missing 87-year-old Kirkersville woman. Marie Monske was last seen leaving her home on East Main Street Monday around 5:00 p.m. According to officials, Monske has heart problems, is partially deaf, is in the beginning stages of dementia, and requires medication she does not have with her. Police believe she is traveling in a gray, 2011 Honda Fit with license plate number FEM 3836. If you have any information on her whereabouts call your local law enforcement agency.

PATRIOT DAY

Today is Patriot Day and Americans are asked to set aside time to honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001.

Pres. George W. Bush

President Bush assured a worried nation that those who planned and executed the attacks would be held responsible. The attacks in New York, at the Pentagon and Pennsylvania killed 2,977 people and injured thousands of others.

FLAGS AT HALF-STAFF

In honor of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks Governor Mike DeWine has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds until sunset. Gov. DeWine is also asking all Ohioans to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 a.m. in honor of the victims.

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

Several downtown Newark buildings were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious package was found at the intersection of First and E. Main streets near the Skylight Banquet facility. The Columbus Bomb Squad was called and after a few hours the package was found to contain tools and was deemed harmless.

DISPATCHER OF THE MONTH

The Licking County Sheriff Office is proud to announce that Dispatcher Dreama Cline has been named Dispatcher of the Month. Cline was nominated by peers for her problem solving abilities, her concern for officer safety and her willingness to help her coworkers.

NEW GUN POLL

Quinnipiac University has released a new poll concerning gun laws.

Mary Snow with Quinnipiac University

Analyst Mary Snow said the national poll also found that 60 percent of registered voters support a ban on assault weapons.

 

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