March 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Township to stop recycling activities April 15

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township is stopping all recycling activities on Wednesday, April 15. The discussion started innocently at Tuesday night's trustee meeting. More...

Thornville sewer connection construction begins

NEW LEXINGTON - Construction on the link connecting the Village of Thornville wastewater treatment plant with the new collection system along Honey Creek Road officially began Thursday, March 26. More...

Buckeye Lake Library gets new lease on life

NEWARK - The Buckeye Lake Library should be safe for the next two years, said Licking County Library Director Steven Hawk. More...

Schools

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Three Millersport High School juniors were honored last month at the Lancaster LaSertoma Youth Service Banquet. From left to right are Alyssa Arnold, Clayton Keller, Alexandria Reasoner and guest speaker, Fairfield County Sheriff David Phalen. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 30. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich, soup or vegetable, Goldfish crackers, and fruit. Tuesday: MS: cheeseburger, smiley fries, and fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 17: The Buckeye Lake Fire Chief reported someone removed a hand held radio from the department without permission. More...

Editorials & Letters

Writer says 'watchdogs' are murdering innocent trees

Editor: I am relatively new to the area. My husband and I purchased our home about 2 years ago and that is when I first became aware of your publication...and the 'watchdogs' and 'guard dogs' and such. At first I found them humerus. More...

Millersport Lions helping Ohio State School for Blind Band

Editor: Help send the Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band to the 2010 Tournament of Roses Parade. The O.S.S.B. has received an invitation to participate in the parade on 01/01/10. More...

'Watchdog' responds to letter

Editor: This is in response to Bill Harper's letter of last week: Debi Seymour "decried the action" of Bennie Evans being appointed to a council seat because it WAS NOT LEGAL! More...

Obituaries

Lyman "Gene" Bashore

Lyman "Gene" Bashore, age 80 of Somerset, passed away Friday, March 20, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. He was born on May 10, 1928, in Somerset, to the late William and Iva (Gilmore) Bashore. Eugene was a member of the F.F.A. More...

Estella Mae (Robison- Patterson) Haga

Estella Mae (Robison-Patterson) Haga, age 87, of Buckeye Lake, passed away March 20, 2009, at the Pickering House, Lancaster. Estella was born on May 22, 1921, in Hebron, to the late Earl and Eva (Orr) Roberts. More...

Donna J. Hiles Moore

Donna J. Hiles Moore, age 63 of Millersport, unexpectedly passed away on March 20, 2009. Donna was a very patient and loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She has blessed our lives and will be sadly missed by us all. More...