January 5, 2008 RSS feed / News

24/7 fire/EMS coverage set for January

MILLESPORT - Walnut Township residents can rest easy. The Millersport Fire Department station will continue to be staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department's substation in FairfieldBeach will continue to be staffed from 7 a.m. More...

Thornville Police Chief, Captain retire

THORNVILLE- Duane Moore, Thornville's part-time police chief and his wife, Elaine, auxiliary captain of the police department, both announced their retirement effective Dec. 31. Both served in their respective positions for 13 years. More...

Fire destroys two Sweet Corn Festival booths

MILLERSPORT- A fast moving fireDecember 26 destroyed two Sweet Corn Festival booths at Historic Lions Park. The Millersport Fire Department was dispatched at 11:05 p.m. with the first truck arriving on the scene at 11:12 p.m. More...

Muzzleloaders take 21,473 deer Dec. 27-30

COLUMBUS - Hunters took 21,473 deer during Ohio's fourday muzzleloader season, December 27-30, with Tuscarawas County again leading the state with 971 deer checked. More...

AARP seeking tax assistance volunteers

NEWARK - If you are interested in volunteering to become a certified tax preparer at a local AARP site, please contact Dixie Trial, District Coordinator at 740) 345-9821 AARP Tax Classes will be held at OSU/COTC-Newark Campus for certification. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Birds at Your Feeder & Bird Walk- Saturday, January 12, 9 a.m .- noon. Enjoy a light breakfast while identifying birds at the feeders. More...

Good named to Lakewood board

HEBRON - Trisha A. Good missed being elected to the Lakewood School Board by seven votes in November. She came in third after Forrest O. Cooperrider and Robert A. Large in the threeway race for two seats. Board members selected Good at a Dec. More...

Funds needed to save special monument

BUCKEYE LAKE- Gary Webb is looking for about $1,500 to keep the late Clint Harris' memorial from being repossessed. "If I have to take out a bank loan, I will," said Webb. More...

Trustees change meeting day

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Trustees will meet on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. this year, trustees decided at their January 2 reorganization meeting. The meetings will be on the second and fourth Wednesdays. More...

Driver collides with tree, minor injuries

Amazingly, the driver of this vehicle sustained only minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after colliding with a tree, then flipping into a house on Ohio 79. Ronald Terry Jr. , 41 of Buckeye Lake, was charged with O.V.I. and failure to control. More...

Licking Memorial sets infant, child CPR class

NEWARK - A Friends and Family Infant and Child CPR class geared toward expectant parents and grandparents is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8, 2008, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...