November 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Parking amendment will be held for more input

JACKSONTOWN - Licking Township Trustee President Joe Hart will make one more effort to get the township zoning commission involved in the commercial parking in residential areas issue. More...

Dispute over bike path to extend into 2009

NEWARK - The dispute between the TJ Evans Foundation and Licking Township property owners who own property along the vacated Buckeye Scenic Railway rail bed won't be resolved until next year. More...

Shower Dennis Channel with birthday cards

MILLERSPORT - Dennis Channel turns 12 on Sunday, Nov. 9. He has been waging a heroic battle against cancer for years. His prognosis is not good, but he continues to battle. Friends ask readers to wish Dennis a happy birthday with a card. More...

Schools

Walnut Township Schools levy renewal falls 32 votes short

LANCASTER - There are five boxes of provisional and absentee ballots still to be counted in Fairfield County, Walnut Township Schools Superintendent Ron Thornton said Wednesday morning. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 10 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Chicken tenders, green beans, choice of fruit, and roll & butter. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Oct. 17: A Family Dollar employee reported two two female shoplifters. • Oct. 17: A Wood Street woman reported several items of jewelry were stolen. More...

Lake Area Voters Turn Down Most Tax Levies

NEWARK - Lake area Licking County voters weren't in the mood for higher taxes Tuesday. In Licking Township, voters narrowly rejected an additional three mill levy for fire/EMS services. Unofficially, the levy lost by 58 votes. 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...

'Dog warden' returns to battle 'watchdog'

Editor: Before I thank my supporters, I would like to restate a fact that the watch dog missed in my previous letter. I am the fiscal officer's husband. More...

'Watchdog' fighting to get more public records

Editor: Recently, someone contaminated a local church by bringing politics to the altar. This is a church that I do not attend, but more than one GOB (Good Ole Boy) does attend! More...

Obituaries

Shirley Lucille (Good) Camp

Shirley Lucille (Good) Camp, 73, of Hamden, formerly of Baltimore, died October 28, 2008, at Fairfield Medical Cener. She was born Sept. 1, 1935, in Pleasantville, to the late Henry and Lula (Pugh) Good. Shirley is survived by her son, Gerald W. More...

Mildred "Midge" G. James

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mildred "Midge" G. James, 95, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Buckeye Lake, were November 3, 2008, at Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Tyler Dunlap officiating. More...

Jane S. Kenney

Jane S. Kenney, 85, of Buckeye Lake, passed away on November 1st, 2008, at Mt. Carmel East. More...