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Waln promoted

COLUMBUS - Buckeye Lake State Park Manager Tim Waln has been promoted to park manager at Deer Creek State Park in Pickaway County, south of Columbus. ODNR's website describes Deer Creek as "central Ohio's vacation showplace. More...

News

Looking back at 2008

Liberty Union approves bond issue Liberty Union-Thurston School District voters decided by a 1,501 to 1,206 vote that updating the district's buildings at 60 percent off made sense. Voters had one year to approve a 2. More...

More to Look Back on

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The Works offers special programs for alternative schooling community

NEWARK - To help meet the educational needs of the alternative schooling community, The Works in downtown Newark is offering its "Art and Science Academy" programming through April, 2009. More...

Obituaries

Dennis Steven "Bubba" Channel

A funeral service celebrating the life of Dennis Steven "Bubba" Channel, 12, of Millersport, was held December 22, 2008, at the Lighthouse Memorial Church, with Pastor Steve Bush as celebrant. More...

Roger Dale Chapman, Jr.

A funeral services celebrating the life of Roger Dale Chapman, Jr., 42, of Thornville, was held December 23, 2008, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Gary Keller as celebrant. More...

James K. "Jim" Franklin

A funeral service for James K. "Jim" Franklin, 68, of Hebron, was December 27, 2008, at the Heawith Willy Cupples officiating. Burial was in Hebron Cemetery. Mr. Franklin died Dec. 22, 2008, at Arlington Care Center. He was born Feb. More...

Millersport concedes to maintain fire services

LANCASTER - Walnut Township Trustees and the Village of Millersport reached a last minute "agreement in principal" Tuesday in their dispute about their contract for fire/EMS services in 2009. More...

Lake isn't low - just normal

MILLERSPORT - Buckeye Lake is not low, it's just down to where it's supposed to be, for a change, said Buckeye Lake State Park Manager Tim Waln. 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' is still going after the 'watchdog'

Editor: First, in response to the self appointed watch dog's last web of lies, he should read my whole letter instead of reading between the lines before he gets all worked up about it. More...

Millersport looking for ideas to help keep swimming pool open

Editor: I have worked for the Village of Millersport for more than four years and in that time the village has had to transfer an average of $8,000 per year to operate the swimming pool. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 5th. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza bites, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby snacks. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Fritos, and fruit bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 22: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with an unruly juvenile on Shell Beach Road. • Dec. More...