Wednesday, July 28

NEWARK MAN CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a 33-year-old man accused of assault. Curtis Campbell is being held at the Licking County Justice Center on a single charge of felonious assault. In 2013, Campbell entered a guilty plea to domestic violence and was sentenced to community control. His case will next go before a grand jury for possible indictment.

MAN SENTENCED ON DRUG CHARGES

A 44-year-old Coshocton man will spend the next 2 ½ years in prison for dealing drugs. Troy Fields, entered a guilty plea to one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs. In March 2018, Fields was found asleep in his car at gas station. During a search of the vehicle, officers found meth, a digital scale and clear plastic baggies.

CAR HITS LMH

Late Tuesday morning, a vehicle drove through the Main Entrance Courtyard at Licking Memorial Hospital and ran into the side of the Hospital to the right of the Main Entrance. The driver was taken to the emergency room for evaluation. The incident is under investigation.

VACCINE CLINIC

The Licking County Health Department will host a neighborhood COVID-19 vaccine clinic today from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Utica Town Hall. No appointment is necessary.

WEEK OF CARING

The United Way of Licking County is still accepting project applications for this year's Week of Caring, which will be held Sept. 10-18.

Executive Director Deb Dingus said projects can range from landscaping to building ramps. For more information call the United Way of Licking County at 740-345-6685.

LOOK UP CENTER FUNDRAISER

The Look Up Center in Newark is in the midst of a $500,000 capital campaign to upgrade their building on O'Bannon Avenue. Director Lori Hubble says the building is 108 years old.

Hubble said they would use some of the money to install handicap accessible restrooms and replace the furnace in the older part of the building. If you'd like to make a donation visit www.lookupcenter.org.