April 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Trustees discuss how much to spend on road repairs

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees are doing what they can to maintain the township’s roads without dipping into monetary reserves. More...

Buckeye Lake evacuation drill set for Saturday

BUCKEYE LAKE – Seven agencies – Fairfield and Licking county Emergency Management agencies, Ohio Emergency Management Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Buckeye Lake Police and Fire departments and the Licking County Sheriff&rs More...

Opportunities for summer employment

NEWARK – Licking County residents between the ages of 16- 24 may qualify for summer jobs. The opportunities include building maintenance, landscaping, food service, clerical and many more. There are household income restrictions. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 27. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken rings, golden corn, chilled peaches, and Scooby snacks. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltmore • March 25: Police were called to a North Main Street residence on a lockout. Entry was gained. • March 25: Police were dispatching on a wellbeing check on South Main Street. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Guest column: 2-1-1 assistance is available 24/7

Every day, hundreds of people in Licking, Perry and Fairfield counties find the help they need quickly, conveniently and free of charge simply by dialing 2-1-1. However, there are still many people who have never heard of 2-1-1. More...

School board needs to show leadership

Editor: Up until recently, voters have approved Walnut Township School levies to improve the education of our students. In return, our students have received used worn-out schoolbooks and lower test scores. More...

Obituaries

Richard S Knilans

Richard S Knilans, age 91, of Harbor Hills, passed away April 20, 2015, at his residence. He was born and raised in Columbus, the son of Alfred Sidney and Bernice (Meyers) Knilans. More...

Freda Christine Lasure

A funeral mass of the resurrection was held April 20, 2015, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake, for Freda Christine Lasure, 85, of Hebron, who died April 15, 2015, following an extended illness. More...

Judy A. Mathias

Judy A. Mathias, age 72, of Pleasantville, died on April 15, 2015 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Columbus. She was born on September 19, 1942, in Columbus, to her late parents, Milburn and Bertha Wells Kinnaird. More...