December 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Liberty Union to ask for 2.8 mill bond issue

BALTIMORE - It's official now. Liberty Union-Thurston School District voters will be asked to approve a 2.8 mill bond levy on the March 4, 2008 ballot. More...

24/7 fire/EMS coverage could end Dec. 31

MILLERSPORT - "You'll findthat out when you get the contract," Walnut Township Trustee told Millersport Council member Paul Detty last week. Detty had asked about returning to multi-year contracts for fire/ EMS services. More...

Playing with fire and lives

Just over 13 months ago, Walnut Township voters (including those in the Village of Millersport) generously voted to permanently tax themselves an additional three mills for fireand EMS protection. The new levy is on top of three one-mill levies. More...

Obituaries

Carylon "Connie" Fern Fought

A funeral service celebrating the life of Carylon "Connie" Fern Fought, 64, of Newark, was held December 11, 2007, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial was in the Strawn Cemetery, Logan. More...

Helen L. Geiger

A funeral service for Helen L. Geiger, 85, of Millersport, was December 12, 2007, at Boring- Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville, with Pastor Jeff Morlock officiating. Burial was in Zion Ridge Cemetery. More...

Patricia M. Keene

A funeral service for Patricia M. Keene, 71, of Jacksontown, was December 10, 2007, at Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, Newark, with Pastor Robert Beyer officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Mrs. 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...

'Watchdog' says GOB's outdo New Romans

Editor: Well, the Kirkersville GOB's (Good Ole Boys) have outdone themselves this time! In fact, I believe they have also outdone NEW ROME! I am told that anyone who didn't attend the December council meeting in Kirkersville missed quite a show! More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of December 17. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Monday: Bosco sticks w/dip, seasoned green beans, and choice of fruit. More...

Lakewood School Board position available

HEBRON - Lakewood School Board Member Connie Fought passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Letters of interest in filling the remaining two years of her term are being accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 7: A Walnut Road resident reported juveniles were throwing snowballs at trailers. • Dec. More...