December 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Board to wait until November for levy renewal

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township School Board members decided Monday night to wait until next November to ask voters to renew an emergency operating levy. The five year levy raises $258,000 a year and will be collected through 2009. More...

Judge gets fire/EMS dispute

MILLERSPORT - It will now be up to Fairfield County Court of Common Pleas Judge Chris Martin to sort out the dispute between the Village of Millersport and Walnut Township for fire/EMS services. More...

Trustees hold up contract over EMS billing issue

HEBRON - Union Township Trustees don't believe that the EMS billing dispute between them and the Village of Hebron is completely resolved. More...

Schools

Liberty Union Thurston Middle School names honor students

BALTIMORE - Liberty Union Middle School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Distinguished Grade 5: Abby Hite Grade 6: Kenzie Brownfield, Daniel Dodd, Tyler Falther and Ethan Schmelzer. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 12: A person who tried to cash a check at the Check Smart was not authorized to do so. The person was charged with forgery. • Dec. 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' snaps back at the dog warden

Editor: Let's discuss some more of the "Dog warden" Duval tales. He mentioned something about my using a few cents of the township electricity while at a public meeting, wow.....what a crime indeed. More...

'Dog warden' takes on trustee's township website

Editor: There has been a lot of talk in the township about Trustee Jeff Chorpenning's unofficial township website. In 2007, he did a computer survey to see if the township residents were aware of some of the things available in the township. More...

Obituaries

Becky M. Bland

A memorial service for Becky M. Bland, 47, of Thornville, was held December 16, 2008, at Hillview Freewill Baptist Church, Reynoldsburg. Becky passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Hospice Unit, Newark. More...

Janet Marie Kilmer

Janet Marie Kilmer, 71, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at The Pickering House. Janet was born in Highland County on May 15, 1937, to the late Herschel and Irene Quallen Kessinger. More...

Shawn Lee Meadows

A service of remembrance for Shawn Lee Meadows, 48, of Jacksontown, was held December 13, 2008, at Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, Newark, with Pastor Tom Wilson presiding. Mr. More...