Ohio Canal Greenway connector to open

HEBRON – The Licking Park District’s latest trail improvement has been completed. The project connects Canal Park in Hebron to the existing Ohio Canal Greenway. The connector will be officially opened at noon on Friday, August 19, in Hebron’s Canal Park. “This is important, as there was no obvious connection to the 4-mile trail that extends along the old canal […]

Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk set for Sept. 3

MILLERSPORT _The 27th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, at the Sweet Corn Festival grounds. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers, both male and female, and medals to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 1-11, 12- 13, […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 9: A Central Avenue woman said a man attempted to abduct her at the North Shore Boat Ramp. She said an older white man approached her, told her how pretty she was, and then took her by the arm to his vehicle where he had her get in and shut […]

Perry County Sheriff’s Office announces drug indictments

NEW LEXINGTON – The Perry County Sheriff’s Office recently announced that Christopher D. Reedy, age 54, was indicted on one (1) count of Illegal Manufacturing of Drugs w/a forfeiture specification – a felony of the Second Degree, one (1) count of Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacturing of Drugs w/a forfeiture specification – a felony of the […]

Granville Post troopers receive Criminal Patrol Award

COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers are continually looking “beyond the plate” to remove drugs from Ohio communities and return stolen vehicles to their rightful owners. Troopers who excelled during the second quarter of 2016 were recognized for their achievements at a recent ceremony held at the Patrol’s Training Academy by Lieutenant Colonel Kevin D. Teaford. The Ace Award […]

State surplus auction set for Aug. 20

COLUMBUS – Nearly 300 vehicles will be up for bid at Saturday’s state surplus vehicle auction, the largest since August 2006. Among the wide variety of vehicles up for bid will be nearly 200 Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet sedans as well as nearly 100 vans, trucks and SUVs. The auction will be held at the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, […]

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