Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a burglary at a home in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports, between July 16-17, suspect(s) broke into a home in the first block of Wilson Street and stole multiple items including cash, credit/debit cards and medications. The suspects used the debit/credit cards at Giant Eagle and Walmart. Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.
MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING METH
A 52-year-old Marion County man is being held at the Licking County Justice Center on drug charges. Eric Tennar has been charged with aggravated possession of meth but other charges could be forthcoming. Tennar does have previous drug convictions in Licking County. His bond was set at $75,000.
FIRST RESPONDER GRANT
Governor DeWine's office has announced that 20 local first responder agencies will receive a total of $7.7 million to help them boost their staffing levels to ensure coverage for emergency response. In Licking County, the Monroe Township Fire Department will receive almost $797,000 to hire four full-time firefighters.
A TAX BREAK FOR PROPERTY OWNERS
Good news for Licking County property owners.
Commissioner Rick Black said the tax cut will take effect in 2023.
SCHOOL YEAR IS OFF TO A GREAT START
It has been a great start to the school year in Granville.
Superintendent Jeff Brown said staff, students and parents are excited about the school year and the chance to come together as a community.
The Village of Granville is in need of volunteers to clean headstones at the Old Colony Burying Ground on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9:00am-12:00pm. No special expertise is required, but all should plan to attend a 15-minute training session at 9:00am. Cleaning supplies, gloves, and drinking water will be provided.