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News Headlines for Wednesday, May 31


The Licking County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a missing 83-year-old Etna Township woman. Christina Vormaugh was last seen Monday morning. If you have any information on her whereabouts contact your local law enforcement agency.


A 51-year-old Utica man is being held at the Licking County Center on $150,000 bond following a shooting on Memorial Day. According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, Monday around 6:20 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 4400 block of Marion Road after a man called to say his vehicle had been shot multiple times by a man later identified as Christopher Esteph. Esteph allegedly admitted to detectives that he shot the vehicle. He has been charged with felonious assault. The incident remains under investigation.


The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a deadly shooting. Sunday around 2;00 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of South Main Street in Bremen and upon arrival found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies and medics performed CPR but the man succumbed to his injuries. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family.


Since 2016, the Canal Market District Farmers Market has been a staple of the community, providing access to fresh, locally-grown produce and other handmade goods.

Executive Director Bailey McCoy said the Farmers Market runs on Fridays from 4:00-7:00 p.m. from May to October and on Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. from June to September.


The world's best golfers are at Muirfield this week for the Memorial Tournament. Defending champ Billy Horschel loves playing Jack's tournament.

First round action gets underway Thursday at 7:00 a.m.


The Bryn Du Commission is looking for a Granville resident to fill a vacancy on the commission as a representative for the Chamber of Commerce. They are accepting applications, letters of interest and resumes thru Friday, June 9 at 4:30 p.m. For more information contact the Village of Granville offices.

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