January 24, 2009 RSS feed / News

Wise appointed to fill council vacancy

MILLERSPORT - Council members quickly and unanimously filed a vacancy Tuesday night. Late last year council member Paul Detty submitted his resignation effective January 13. He cited a recurring health problem. More...

Union Township looking at options to Hebron Fire

HEBRON - Union Township Trustees are hopeful they can still reach an agreement with the Hebron Village Council and the Hebron Fire Department, but they are preparing for "Plan B" in case their problems can't be resolved. More...

Perry County reconsidering planning commission

NEW LEXINGTON - Does Perry County need a planning commission? Perry County Commissioner Lonnie Wood said Jan. More...

Ohio's top 10 liquor brands in 2008

COLUMBUS - Ohio Director of Commerce Kimberly Zurz recently announced that dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level of $719.2 million in 2008. The 2008 dollar sales exceeded last year's total by $32.6 million or 4.75 percent. More...

Parenting class set

NEWARK - Licking Memorial Hospital has scheduled a Parenting Class for Wednesday, January 28, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the Ruth Ridout Room (third floor) of the hospital, located at 1320 West Main Street, in Newark. More...

Help with heating bills

BUCKEYE LAKE - LEADS Community Action Agency now has funds available to assist income eligible households with their heating bills. More...

Ice can be deadly

COLUMBUS - Ohioans are reminded to use extreme caution during winter while venturing onto frozen waterways and to be prepared to handle an emergency should someone fall through the ice, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More...

IRS Tax Tips: What tax records to keep

CINCINNATI - You probably already keep records in your daily routine. This includes keeping receipts for purchases and recording information in your checkbook. Keeping these and other records will help you avoid headaches at tax time. More...

Last year tough for Ohio soybean growers

COLUMBUS - Ohio's 2008 soybean crop was one of the worst for growers in several years, with yields falling below 40 bushels per acre for the first time since 2003. According to the U.S. More...

IRS Tips: Identity theft information

CINCINNATI - Here are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about identity theft. 1. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Grafting the Right Way - Saturday, January 31, 8:30 a.m. to noon., Zand Education Center greenhouse classroom, $30/$20 members. More...