January 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Alzheimer's class set

NEWARK - The Carol Strawn Center's next class in its caregiver education series is "Basics of Alzheimer's Disease - Part 1." The free class covers the history of Alzheimer' disease and provides an overview of its effects through to getting a diag More...

Cortez gets 17 year prison sentence

NEWARK - A long and difficult chapter in the Village of Buckeye Lake's history came to a close January 9 as Licking County Common Pleas Judge John Spahr sentenced former Buckeye Lake council member John Cortez to 17 years in prison for 23 counts o More...

Baltimore adds two reserve officers to police force

BALTIMORE - Two new reserve police officers joined the Baltimore department Monday night. Mayor Robert Kalish swore in Officers Ed Arledge and Joseph Eddy. Arledge previously served as Millersport's part-time police chief. More...

Obituaries

Carl James "Jim" Gettys

Funeral service for Carl James "Jim" Gettys, 93, of Thornville, was January 9, 2009, at Bope Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with the Rev. John Edwards officiating. Burial was in Zion Ridge Cemetery. Carl died at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Helen Joyce Lake

A funeral service for Helen Joyce Lake, 80, of Hebron, was January 14, 2009, at Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, Newark. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Lake, a homemaker, passed away Jan. More...

Robert W. Lynn

A funeral service for Robert W. Lynn, 72, of Thornville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Drumms Lutheran Church, 8995 Drumms Bottom Road, Thornville, with the Rev. David Bugh officiating. More...

Editorials & Letters

Thanks from the Dennis Channel Jr. family

Editor: We once again have a need to salute and thank the communities of Millersport and Buckeye Lake for being there to help us travel the hard road of the passing of Dennis Channel, Jr., on December 19th. More...

Writer wants to know what's going on in Thorn Township

Editor: A few years ago, the residents of Thorn Township voted to clear the decks, and get open and honest government. It was a hope that remains unfulfilled. More...

Family gives thanks for saving their Christmas

Editor: The holiday was here, with all the hustle and bustle and good cheer. Right! Where was that? Have people forgotten? Where did the fun of Christmas go? My husband was laid off at Thanksgiving and we were done. More...

Schools

Land purchase needed for new school

BALTIMORE - Kevin Byers is the new president of the Liberty Union Thurston School Board. Art Brate will serve as vice president this year. Board meetings will continue to be held at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. More...

Explore your future at C-TEC

NEWARK - Are you a high school student with questions about your future? Or are you an adult looking for a fresh, new career? The Career and Technology Education Centers (C-TEC) of Licking County can put you on the road to success. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 19th. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School - Martin Luther King Day Tuesday: MS: cheeseburger, smiley fries, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron More...