Wednesday, October 20

AUTHORITIES SEARCHING FOR A MAN

Central Ohio authorities are searching for Chris Mullins who is wanted on a felony warrant and is also a person of interest in regards to another criminal offense in Coshocton County. If you see Mullins do not approach him simply call your local law enforcement agency.

FATAL HIT-SKIP

The investigation continues into a fatal hit-skip in Coshocton County. According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, Monday around 1:30 pm, Charlotte Goodwill, of Fresno, was driving on County Road 10 when the driver of a pick-up truck went left of center and struck her car head on. Goodwill, 71, suffered minor injuries, but her passenger Raymond Goodwill, 75, died as a result of his injuries. The driver of the truck fled the scene. If you have any information contact your local law enforcement agency.

LCL DIRECTOR

Licking County Library Director Susanne Sacchetti has loved libraries since she was a young child.

Sacchetti is visiting local library branches this week and next as a way to meet residents and talk about the many positive things taking place at the Licking County Library.

SPECIAL MEETING

The Licking County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting today. The Commissioners will discuss several items including setting parameters and prioritizing requests for funds through the American Recovery Plan Act. The meeting gets underway at 10:00 am in the County Administration Building in downtown Newark.

RALLY AT THE STATEHOUSE

The Ohio Redistricting Commission faces an Oct. 31 deadline to approve and pass a 10-year map for congressional voting districts. Fair map advocacy groups will hold a rally today outside the Ohio State Capitol.  Ray Greene Jr, with the Freedom BLOC, contends the current district lines don’t provide fair representation.

Under the state’s new redistricting process, the maps will have to be redrawn in four years, because they passed without bipartisan support.

A BABY RHINO

The Wilds is celebrating the recent birth of a southern white rhinoceros. The female calf was born on Tuesday, Oct. 5.  This is the 26th white rhino to be born at The Wilds throughout its history.