October 25, 2014 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

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More support for Issue 3

Editor: I am a proud 1981 graduate of Millersport High School. I strongly support the passage of the upcoming levy (Issue 3) for the Walnut Township School District. Let me explain why. More...

Stevenson introduces herself

Editor: My name is Teresa Stevenson and I am currently the Perry County Auditor. More...

Make our children’s future bright

Editor: I am writing to encourage voters to go to the polls on Nov. 4 to continue supporting the future of our children by voting “YES” on Issue 1. More...

‘Snedden is my pick of the litter’

Editor: I would like to ask that everyone get out and vote. Your voice DOES make a difference. Anyone in the Village of Buckeye Lake that needs a ride to go vote, just call me at 740-404-7880. I would be happy to help! More...

More support for Issue 3

Editor: Millersport Schools (Walnut Township Local) students are hoping for the support of their community on November 4th. More...

Issue 3 increase is too much

Editor: Last May the Walnut Township School Board asked for a 6.9 mill property tax levy. It did not pass. Now we are asked to approve a 8.8 mill levy. What has changed since May? More...

Licking County voters asked to ‘keep caring’

Editor: This election Licking County voters are asked to “Keep Caring” for abused and neglected children. More...

No more money for Buckeye Lake

Editor: Vote “NO” on Buckeye Lake Village issues until they have someone that can handle the money and stick to a budget. The more we give them, the more they waste. More...

Stevenson’s work record speaks for itself

Editor: I am writing this letter to tell a little about my wife Teresa Stevenson. I have known her from first grade. We have been married for 40 years. She is one of the most honest, hard working people in this world. More...

Children need our help

Editor: This is an important message to the citizens of Licking County. The more than 3,000 abused and neglected children in Licking County need our help! More...

Van Buren introduces himself

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Black asks for support

Editor: I’m Rick Black, candidate for Licking County Commissioner. I’m asking for your support and your vote in the November 4 election. I bring some unique talents and qualifications to the Commissioners office: More...

Schools demand funds for payroll

Editor: Like every other social concept -- health care, “church”, government, what began as a benevolent bureaucracy needing funds to care for others, the public education business is now a large scale municipal employer threateningly dem More...

How much is a small school district worth?

Editor: Walnut Township Local School District (WTLSD) has a 5-year emergency levy on the ballot that would yield an additional $1 million a year (7 mills) plus the current $258,000 a year from an expiring levy. The combined rate would be 8.8 mills. More...

Farmers are facing big property tax increases

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‘Keep caring’ for our children

Editor: I am writing to express my support for the Licking County Children Services Replacement Levy on the November 4 ballot. As a long time social service professional in Licking County, I know support for this levy is critical. More...

More support for Van Buren for commissioner

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More support for Issue 3

Editor: While the reasons are varied, I urge the residents of Walnut Township Schools to vote “yes” on Issue 3 at the polls on November 4 to ensure that Walnut Township School students maintain the outstanding academic and extracurricular More...

‘Millersport won’t become a ghost town’

Editor: I worked for 42 years in management positions. I sat on the adult curriculum advisory committee for Mid-East Career and Technology Center in Zanesville. I worked five years for Walnut Township Schools, retiring in 2012. More...

Buckeye Lake voters should hold onto wallets

Editor: Buckeye Lake Village taxpayers should hold their wallets tight and vote “No” on village taxes. They want us to pull them out of hole that they created. They proposed paying Toby Miller $45,000 a year. More...