Tuesday, June 11


A Licking County grand jury has indicted a 52-year-old Columbus man accused of assault. Aaron Moody faces two counts of strangulation and one count of domestic violence in connection with an alleged incident earlier this year. Moody posted bond and is due back in court later this month.


Hebron residents are invited to attend an information session today about the proposed Microsoft data center in the Village. Microsoft is in the process of acquiring 215 acres west of Ohio 79 on both sides of the village-township line, connecting to Canyon Road. The company is planning to build six data centers. Today's meeting will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Hebron New Life Community Church on West Main Street.


The next United Way of Licking County Community Partners Council monthly forum takes place Wednesday from 10am-12pm at Licking County Aging Partners on East Main Street in Newark. This month's topic is Elder Abuse and Neglect. To register or for more information visit www.unitedwaylc.org.


The Licking County OVI Task Force will operate two OVI checkpoints to deter and intercept impaired drivers this weekend. The locations will be announced the morning of the checkpoints. The Licking County OVI Task Force was established in 2022 through a federal grant provided by the Ohio Traffic Safety Office. Licking County became eligible for the grant based upon the number of alcohol related traffic crash deaths that occurred in previous years. The task force is comprised of local law enforcement agencies and support groups.


We've all heard about Grow Licking County Community Improvement Corporation but some still may not understand the role it plays in the community.

Executive Director Alexis Fitzsimmons said since its inception in 2012 Grow Licking County has helped to bring in nearly $24 billion in new capital investments to the region


When credit card issuers evaluate the profitability and risks of particular users, they may drop someone's credit limit to reduce their own risk and increase long-term profitability. Cassandra Happe, with the financial website WalletHub, says Ohioans should be aware of how a credit limit decrease can affect their overall financial well-being.

Large drops in the average credit limit can indicate where people are having financial problems.