December 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lakewood starts the process to cut $1 million

HEBRON- Lakewood Superintendent Jay Gault could cut $1 million from the district’s budget with the stroke of a pen, but the decision’s not that simple. “Honestly, there’s not a plan yet,” he said. More...

Creek cleanup may benefit Buckeye Lake

UNION TOWNSHIP – Clearing Feeder Creek nearly a mile upstream will have a positive effect on all of Buckeye Lake, said George O’Donnel, of the Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow Watershed Group, a partnership of individuals and organizations dedi More...

Trustees approve zoning change

HEBRON – Union Township Trustees unanimously approved resident Martin Demczyk’s request to rezone four acres from agriculture to R1 (low density residential). More...

Obituaries

Meredith Junior Laughrey

Meredith Junior Laughrey, 76, of Thurston, died Thursday, December 17, 2009, at the Pickering House. He retired from Owens Corning and Allen Refactors in Pataskala, Ohio. Meredith played softball and enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and bowling. More...

Cassie June Shaffer

Funeral services for Cassie June Shaffer, 70, of Thornville, were held at the Reed-Egan Funeral Home, December 21, 2009, with Chaplain Cliff Biggers officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date. More...

Editorials & Letters

It looks like coal for Christmas

It looks like the majority of Americans who now oppose the federal takeover of our health care will find coal in our stockings Christmas morning. More...

Former council member thanks Jim Bartoe

Editor: As a council member for nine years from 1995-2004, the best years were when we had a government that worked together for progress and to see us prosper. I want to wish Jim Bartoe the best because he was a major force in the development. More...

Millersport Police Chief thanks village officials for their support

Editor: I would like to thank all who make Millersport a great place to live and work. We are so fortunate to have a Mayor and Council that are genuinely concerned for the wellbeing of our Village. More...

Schools

Adopt a Family

Lakewood High School’s annual Adopt a Family fund raiser raised $700 for area children. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 4. 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 • Dec. 16: A Hebron resident said someone broke into her Hunts Landing Road office and stole office equipment. • Dec. More...