February 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Licking Township to fill trustee vacancy

JACKSONTOWN - Registered voters living in Licking Township have until Saturday, Feb. 14 to toss their hat in the ring to fill the remaining 11 months of Joe Cooper's term. More...

Trustee sees progress on fire contract with Hebron

HEBRON - Union Township Trustee Jesse Ours believes progress is being made on talks between the township and the Village of Hebron regarding fire protection. More...

IRS has answers for 'What if' tax questions

CINCINNATI - What if I lose my job? Is my unemployment check taxable? Can I afford to take money out of my retirement account? These are just a few of the "What If" questions people are dealing with these days. More...

Obituaries

Nettie M. Boyer

Funeral service for Nettie M. Boyer, 91, of Thornville, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 65 E. Columbus St., Thornville, with Pastors Jeff and Patty Morlock officiating. More...

Rachel Ellen Darkes

A funeral service celebrating the life of Rachel Ellen Darkes, 91, of Hebron, was held graveside February 3, 2009, in the Kirkersville Cemetery, with Rev. Neal Skiles as celebrant. Rachel died suddenly January 30, 2009, at home. More...

Carla Hamm-Wright

Carla Hamm-Wright, age 58, of Hebron, passed away Monday, February 2, 2009. She grew up in Columbus and graduated from Franklin Heights High School. More...

Editorials & Letters

Administrator offers 'accurate' information on water project

Editor: This letter is in response to Mr. Dave Mooney's letter to the Editor of January 17, 2009, regarding the Village of Baltimore's East Water Tower Project. More...

No matter what you're going through, just don't give up'

Editor: As I was lying in bed trying to get some much needed rest from a virus that left me feeling weak and run-down, I heard over the TV how a father who lost his job not only took his life but his families! More...

'Watchdog' notes promising change at animal shelter

Editor: Recently in Kirkersville, bids were opened on operating the sewer plant. More...

Schools

Scholarship deadline is March 5

NEWARK- Licking County Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from area high school and college students seeking 2009 scholarship awards until Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 6:00 pm. More...

College Goal Sunday is Feb. 8

NEWARK - College Goal Sunday is a free program offering college-bound students and families the opportunity to have expert help completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 9. 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 • Jan 22: An officer issued a verbal warning to an East Street woman who ran two stop signs. The driver said the brakes were going bad and she just wanted to get the car home. More...