Breaking News

Local News

COTC to Provide Free Laptops for Qualifying Students

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will provide a limited number of free laptop computers to students demonstrating financial need who are enrolled in the college’s information technology or digital media design technology programs. The new one-time Computer Grant is available on a first-come, first-served basis to 30 enrolled students beginning autumn semester 2022. Qualifying students will receive a Dell Precision …

Read More »

DeLaney named Head Boys Basketball Coach at Highland

Highland Local School District is pleased to announce Mike DeLaney as the new Head BoysBasketball Coach.DeLaney, 52, has served as the athletic director at Highland High School since 2015. Prior to coming toHighland in 2014 as an assistant boys basketball coach, DeLaney was the head boys basketball coach at Big Walnut High School.“I’m looking forward to becoming the next Head …

Read More »

Newark Division of Police announce Desk Officer Reporting System(DORS)

NEWARK, OHIO – The Newark Division of Police is proud to announce the new Desk OfficerReporting System (DORS). DORS will be available to the citizens of Newark, Ohio that began August 10, DORS is an online reporting system where the citizens of Newark, Ohio will have the opportunityto file police reports without having to see an officer. To file a …

Read More »

Back-to-School Traffic Puts Students at Risk

As students head back to school, drivers should be ready for increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic, especially in neighborhoods and school zones. With recent data indicating an uptick in fatal pedestrian crashes, it’s more important than ever for motorists and students to remain vigilant during before- and after-school hours. “As we transition back to a new school year, drivers should …

Read More »

Mount Gilead Man dies in Morrow County

Marengo – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating afatal traffic crash that occurred on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at approximately 10:33AM, on Township Road 21 near County Road 26. Timothy D. Compton, age 56, of Mount Gilead, OH, was operating a 2009 Ford F150 pick-up truck westbound on Township Road 21. Mr. Compton drove …

Read More »

Governor DeWine Names New
Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the appointment of the new superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Effective on August 12, Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Jones will assume the responsibilities of the superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and will be promoted to the rank of colonel. Lieutenant Colonel Jones will replace the outgoing superintendent, Colonel Richard S. …

Read More »

Hartford Fair coming up as Fair season rolls on

2022 HARTFORD FAIRSCHEDULE OF EVENTSDAILY EVENTSMon‐Sat Premium Bank (2‐4p) Premium BankMon‐Sat Rock‐N‐Circus Show (M‐F 2‐4p: Sat 12‐2‐4p) Green Space (S. of SwineComplex)Sat‐Fri Jr Fair Board Office Open (8:30a‐ 8p)Sat‐Sat Sr Fair Board Office Open (9a‐8p)Sun‐Fri Buzz In The Barn (11a‐3p) Jae’s TowingSun‐Sat Ready Set Grow (1p/3p/5p) South of Jae’s TowingSun‐SatAmusement Rides/Games (Noon‐11p)Noon – 11pm ‐ Safety Break 5‐5:45pTickets $1, 24 …

Read More »

Food For The Hungry is seeking a year-round part-time Marketing Director

MOUNT VERNON — Food For The Hungry of Knox County is seeking our next Marketing Director.  This year-round, part-time paid position, will require a minimum of 15 hours per week from September to January, and 10 hours per month from February to August. On-the-job training will be provided during the 2022 drive. Responsibilities of the Marketing Director include the coordination of marketing …

Read More »

OhioHealth Mothers’ Milk Bank to Open Milk Drop Site at Licking County WIC

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The OhioHealth Mothers’ Milk Bank is celebrating the grand opening of a new milk drop location at Licking County WIC on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 10 am. The new milk drop site, located at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road in Newark, will house a freezer to store donated human milk, which will then …

Read More »

City Council Approves $1 Million to Assist the Mid-Ohio Food

Columbus, OH — Last night, Columbus City Council approved $1,000,000 in emergency funding to Mid-Ohio Food Collective (MOFC) to help meet the urgent and overwhelming needs of Columbus families facing food insecurity. MOFC will use the funds to help replenish critically low food supplies so that more shelf-stable food can be distributed to agency partners that put food on people’s …

Read More »