Hints of fall color starting to emerge

COLUMBUS – The beginning of October is ushering in an array of colors as Ohio begins its fall color transformation, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Some fall color is developing slowly in pockets around the state;” said ODNR Fall Color Forester Casey Burdick. “Cottonwoods and sycamores are still hanging on to their yellow leaves while the […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Early Morning Light – Photography at The Japanese Garden – 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 8. Cost: Members: $8; Non-Members: $10. Professional nature photographer John Holliger, guides participants in using their DSLR cameras to capture images of the Japanese Garden in the early morning light. After approximately […]

Trooper Project will focus on I-70 this weekend

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project this weekend in an effort to reduce unsafe driving behaviors along Interstate 70. There was a spike in fatal crashes on the interstate by this time last year, including 17 total fatal crashes and seven caused by a motorist operating a vehicle […]

Sign up for emergency notices

BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties. The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. Tornado warnings and other emergency notices are sent to your phone. Sign up at www.fairfieldema.com. The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is now part of the Code Red warning system for weather alerts […]

2016-10-08 E-Edition