February 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Kirkersville approves water ordinance

KIRKERSVILLE - The Kirkersville Village Council passed an ordinance to begin the first phase of an agreement for public water with the Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District, but a referendum may dry it up. More...

Council gives go-ahead on Buckeye Lake water contract

MILLERSPORT - Village council members unanimously agreed that attorneys should turn the "nuts and bolts" draft for the bulk sale of water to the Village of Buckeye Lake into a legal document. More...

No exceptions for fire department parking lot

BUCKEYE LAKE - Singer/ Songwriter Joni Mitchell sang about the perils of paving paradise and putting up a parking lot. For the Buckeye Lake Fire Department, having a new parking lot would be paradise. More...

Obituaries

Helen Lucille Parrish

A funeral service for Helen Lucille Parrish, 88, of Millersport, was held February 11, 2008, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with the Rev. Clarence Hensel officiating. Burial was in Millersport Cemetery. Helen died Thursday, Feb. More...

Billy W. Roberts

A service for Billy W. Roberts, 63, of Thornville, was February 11, 2008, at Boring- Sheridan Funeral Home, Millersport. Burial was at Floral Hills Memory Garden. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We would appreciate 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...

Last Chance for Election Letters

Your letters about lake-area candidates and issues on the March 4 ballot are welcome. However, due to the volume of letters we are receiving, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters next week. More...

Thanks for brightening Jake's Christmas with snowflakes

Editor: We want to thank everyone who helped create a winter wonderland for Jake. Thank you all for taking time to help us make this time of recovery more fun for Jake. Jake has cerebral palsy and is non-verbal. More...

Schools

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

HEBRON - Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 18. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: President's Day - No School Tuesday: Chicken tenders, mixed vegetables, choice of fruit, and bread & butter. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Welcome back to Kirkersville, Millersport and Thornville. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 7: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Family Dollar store. Everything was secure when police arrived. More...