May 2, 2009 RSS feed / News

$5 million stimulus award will reduce water rates

BUCKEYE LAKE - A $5 million federal stimulus package will significantly lower public water rates for Buckeye Lake Village customers, although the exact amount is yet to be determined. More...

Fire/EMS payment dispute flares up again

MILLERSPORT - Tempers flared at Tuesday night's Walnut Township Trustees' meeting. The trigger was the contentious contract for fire/EMS services between the Village of Millersport and Walnut Township. More...

Ohio real estate sales improve in March

COLUMBUS - While Ohio's housing market continues to exhibit positive signs - evidenced by an uptick in sales in March compared to the prior month; the state's first quarter sales levels trail the mark set a year ago, reports the Ohio Association More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday May 15, 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Free, meet at the Visitors Center Deck. Experience The Arboretum at night! More...

Township chooses contractor for fire station

THORNVILLE - Thorn Township Trustees chose the WDC Group from Springfield, Ohio to design and build the Thornville/Thorn Township Fire Department's new fire station. "They were the most qualified," said Trustee President Tim Phipps. More...

Poppy Day set for this Saturday

MILLERSPORT - Poppy Day is Saturday, May 2. Members of the Millersport American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 637 will be distributing poppies on the streets and at businesses. More...

Cranberry Bog lottery set

COLUMBUS - Nature enthusiasts throughout Ohio are encouraged to enter a lottery to tour Ohio's only floating island - Cranberry Bog State Nature Preserve in Buckeye Lake - during the bog's annual open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Free fishing on May 2nd and 3rd

COLUMBUS - Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of "Free Fishing Days" on May 2 and 3 and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. More...

Millersport man pleads guilty in insurance fraud case

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Mary Jo Hudson has announced that the Huey Granderson of Millersport, Ohio has pled guilty on three counts stemming from his involvement in a Fairfield County insurance fraud ring. More...