Wednesday, September 21

BLOOM CARROLL ATHLETIC DIRECTOR ARRESTED ON SEXUAL BATTERY CHARGES

The Fairfield county sheriff's office is investigating a sexual battery incident involving the Bloom Caroll Athletic Director. According to a press release Tuesday 45 year old Chad Little was arrested for two counts of sexual battery involving a former student. Little is being held at the Fairfield County Jail on 350 thousand dollars bond.

US SMALL BUSINESS GRANT FOR OHIO

Tuesday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced that the U.S. Small business administration has awarded a $500,000 grant to the State of Ohio to help small businesses increase their exports. Funding will be used to help Ohio entrepreneurs compete in the growing global economy by providing resources to be successful exporting their goods around the world.

OHIO EPA ISSUES PERMIT TO INSTALL TO INTEL

Tuesday the Ohio EPA issued an air permit-to-install to Intel, which allows the company to install equipment and initially operate up to four semiconductor manufacturing facilities in two buildings in Licking County. The facility is required to use state-of-the-art controls as included in the permit to ensure that the area will continue to comply with federal air quality standards after it is operating.

A SPECIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT LAST WEEK AT MOUNDBUILDERS

The Moundbuilders Country Club held a special tournament last week with club members and golfers from Newark, England. Bill Reynolds with Moundbuilders Country Club says the tournament started back in 1995...

Reynolds says every two years the teams rotate between playing in the United States or England.

CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY WEEK

This week The Licking County Health Department is helping to ensure all children are safe while riding in a vehicle for child passenger safety week which focuses on efforts to educate parents and caregivers about car seat tips & recommendations for children. A properly installed child safety seat can reduce the risk of fatal injury in a crash by as much as 71 percent. On average in 2021, of the car seats installed prior to an inspection, 53% of seats were not installed correctly in Licking County.