June 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lakewood sees big improvements in OGT tests

HEBRON - Preliminary results show that Lakewood students made great strides this year on their OGT scores, said Arnie Ettenhofer, pupil services director, during the June 10 Lakewood School Board meeting. More...

Boat parade set for July 4

BUCKEYE LAKE - The Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association's annual boat parade will form off Lieb's Island at noon on Saturday, July 4. The traditional boat parade will follow the North Bank then past Harbor Hills. More...

Smelly hogs, drifting road, rusting trolley cars - it's all in a night for trustees

JACKSONTOWN - Monday night's Licking Township Trustees meeting covered a wide range of topics - from smelly hogs on residential property to an expiring fire levy. More...

Obituaries

Jerrold "Jerry" Wayne Cummings

Jerrold "Jerry" Wayne Cummings, age 77, Montgomery, Alabama, May 12, 1931 - January 1, 2009, formerly of Thornville and Newark. He was preceded in death by father, Bryan Cummings; mother, Margaret Cummings; and brother, Robert Cummings, Newark. More...

Wanda H. Keller

Wanda H. Keller, age 87 of Millersport, passed away on Sunday, June, 14, 2009, at Pataskala Oaks Care Center. She was a member of Twig #13, and the Millersport United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Women's Society. More...

Margaret Palmer McCullough

A funeral service celebrating the life of Margaret Palmer Mc- Cullough, 77, formerly of Baltimore, was held June 16, 2009, in the Millersport United Methodist Church with Pastor Brian Vinson as celebrant. More...

Editorials & Letters

BLASST t-shirts are here

Editor: First off; my sincere apologies to Bob Arter for calling him Jim five times in one paragraph two letters ago. I know his name is Bob, but I claim B.D.M.A.W. sickness. All I can say Bob is that on good days, I forget my own name. More...

Writer says turning off street lights is a step back

Editor: I think our current village council and administration should be commended for the progress they have made in our village. The water issue has been a long and up hill battle. I was concerned last week when I attended the council meeting. More...

Cruelty to animals linked to violence to humans

Editor: In an effort to raise awareness of the link between animal cruelty and human violence, I want to share this story about a cat, a cat killer and the landlord who didn't seem to care. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • June 12: Police assisted an ODNR park officer with a traffic stop. • June 12: Police conducted a welfare check at a Lynnwood Circle residence. More...