January 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Hart to lead Licking Township Trustees in 2008

JACKSONTOWN - For the first time in 24 years, Ron Acord isn't a Licking Township Trustee. Joe Hart, who defeated Acord in November, is serving as president this year. More...

Liberty Township salvage yard appeals denial

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP- The saga over a proposed salvage yard in Liberty Township continues as Richard Estep, owner of property at 145 Baltimore Somerset Road, has appealed a decision by the Liberty Township Board of Zoning Appeals, denying Estep permis More...

Van Buren replaces Phelps on county commission

NEWARK - Harrison Township Trustee Mark Van Buren fared better Tuesday night with the Democratic Party Central Committee than he has with county voters. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 14. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Bosco sticks w/ dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, vegetable, choice of fruit, and roll & butter. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. We'll have more room next week. Baltimore • Nov. 16: Police were called about a 13-year-old girl who left her home, stating she was running away. More...

Look familiar - call Perry County Sheriff's Office

THORNVILLE - The Perry County Sheriff's Officeis seeking information on the identity of three suspects caught on video at TC Market in Thornport. Two Thornport businesses were burglarized late Sunday, Dec. 30 and early Monday, Dec. 31. 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 former mayor is now a puppeteer

Editor: I attended the first meeting of the New Year in Kirkersville with the new mayor, Terry Ashcraft, at the helm. This organizational meeting started promptly at 7 p.m. and lasted only about 15 minutes. More...

Buckeye Lake wastes money on private trees

Editor: I'm relieved to see that the old rotten tree along East Street was finally removed. However, I'm not happy that our tax dollars paid for it. That tree belonged to the Myer-Eikenberry family and was inside their wire fence. More...

Obituaries

Steven M. Crossin

A funeral service for Steven M. Crossin, 57, of near Somerset was held January 8, 2008, at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with Rick Cline officiating. Burial was in Zion Ridge Cemetery near Thornville. More...

Marveen George

Marveen George, 87, of Thurston, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at the Crestview Manor Nursing Center. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service officein Thurston and was a member of the Thurston United Methodist Church. More...

Benjamin (Benny) L. Peyton

A military funeral for Benny L. Peyton, 59, will be held at the Shawnee Cemetery on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at 2:00 p.m.. He was a disabled Vietnam-era Army Veteran and long time resident of Buckeye Lake. More...