8 hrs ago
Swifty Gas station apparently closed
Eddie Hunt, assistant zoning chief for the city of Heath, said the station at 987 Hebron Road was boarded up, with traffic cones blocking the driveway and its water shut off.
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12 hrs ago
Heath gearing up for annual community 5K
The Heath Community 5K is gearing up for its biggest year yet. Organizers are aiming to sign up at least 200 runners for the first time since the event's inception in 2007 and will give the highest scholarship payout of seven $500 scholarships to graduating Heath High School seniors.
15 hrs ago
Pluses and minuses
The banging of trash cans begins at 5 a.m. they say, waking up young and old alike.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Surrendered cats to be available this weekend
Winnie the cat almost didn't survive this winter. She and almost 60 other cats were abandoned in a house in Newark in mid-January when temperatures had dropped to dangerous levels.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Missing 94-year old woman from Heath located
A press release from the Licking County Sheriff's Office describes Martha Blatter as "chilled but somewhat responsive" as she was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Scott - 60th
Jacqueline M. Robberts and Lowell E. Scott were married March 13, 1954, at the Chapel of the Methodist Church in Liberty, Ind., by the Rev.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Heath girl battles bone cancer again
Trinity Russell wants to celebrate her 12th birthday March 14 by going ice skating.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Public records: court report
The cases may be reviewed by a grand jury for additional charges and possible indictment.
Totally Rad Poster Unveiled for Heathers: the Musical
Bouffant hair, shoulder pads and croquet mallets are on full display in the new promotional poster for the Off-Broadway iteration of the musical beginning previews later this month.
Prosecutor: Heath basketball inappropriate conduct investigation is progressing
Licking County Prosecutor Ken Oswalt said Friday that an investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct by two members of the Heath High School boys basketball team is ongoing and more information might be available as early as next week.
Finding Faces: Tourney time
Where you there? Let's test your memory. **** Advocate photographers have come and gone over the years, and each has left his or her mark chronicling the lives of Licking County residents.
Pluses and minuses
Although undertaken as a cost-saving measure, many voters and officials argued the changes potentially disenfranchised some voters who had to undertake significant travel to reach their new precincts.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
How early is too early for trash pickup?
Keith Blackledge, a Heath resident who has three babies in his home, said Waste Management gets his Monday mornings off to an early and noisy start.
Central Ohio shelter closes after dogs catch virus
A central Ohio animal shelter has temporarily closed to the public after a litter of puppies contracted a contagious viral disease and died.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Heath expands water plant, surveys Licking Township interest
The city of Heath has plenty of water to share, but nearby Licking Township residents aren't sure they want to pay the cost to obtain it.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Heath looking at 3-year contract for AFSCME
The Heath City Council will consider a three-year contract for the city's non-uniformed union employees when the council meets March 17. The council had the first reading of the ordinance Monday night.
Additional events planned for family of fire victim
Locals who are hungry for Bob Evans can go to the restaurant in Heath on Friday to benefit the family of a woman killed in a February house fire.
More child porn charges possible for Heath registered sex offender
A registered sex offender from Heath could face more charges after officials say they discovered two thumb drives depicting child pornography.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Fire quickly contained at Owens Corning
A fire in an air duct system at Owens Corning resulted in a two-alarm fire early Wednesday morning.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Freeda wants freedom from the shelter
She is 41 pounds and intelligent. She knows several commands including sit, shake and speak.