Licking County records eight traffic fatalities in fourth quarter

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reports eight traffic fatalities during the fourth quarter of 2018, October 1 through December 31, in Licking County. Of the eight fatalities, two involved drivers not wearing their seatbelt, and another involved a motorist who tested positive for drugs. During this time last year, there were also eight reported […]

Householder wins battle for Ohio Speaker

COLUMBUS – Lake area State Representative Larry Household (R-Glenford) won a months-long battle Monday to become the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. He bested holdover Speaker Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) by a close 52-46 vote. Bidwell was elected Speaker last May after former Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigned in March during a FBI investigation into his overseas travel. Householder previously […]