March 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Middle school bids come in below estimates

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston School District residents got more good news when the bids for the new middle school were opened March 9. More...

Mayor makes fee plea to health department

BUCKEYE LAKE – Mayor Rick Baker is trying to convince the Licking County Board of Health to reduce permit fees as village residents connect their homes to a new public water distribution system. More...

Animal shelter to favor injections

NEWARK- Licking County Commissioners announced last week that the Licking County Animal Shelter will favor euthanasia by lethal injection, using its gas chamber method only in extreme cases. More...

Obituaries

Claude “Gene” E. Acker

Claude “Gene” E. Acker, 80 of Baltimore, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was retired from Crown- Zellerbach and a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army as a Corporal. More...

William Randall “Billy” Laughlin

William Randall “Billy” Laughlin, 19, of Pataskala, died suddenly March 20, 2010, in Etna, as a result of an accidental inhalation of fumes while working. He was born July 20, 1990, in Newark, the son of Frank Laughlin Jr. More...

Helen E. McDaniel

Helen E. McDaniel, April 13, 1919-March 23, 2010, died peacefully early Tuesday morning following an extended illness. She was born in Groveport, the daughter of the late Warren A. and Clara Ell (Eddins) Simms. More...

Editorials & Letters

Trustees can save us money

These are tough times for many of us. Some of us have lost jobs; others have lost houses, overtime, benefits etc.; and everybody’s investments – like your home – have taken a hit. More...

Writer says gas chamber needs to go for gas ban to work

Editor: More...

Fire department thanks donors

Editor: The Thorn Township Fire Department expresses its sincere appreciation to the following organizations for their recent donations to the Thorn Township Fire Department Building and Equipment Fund. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 29. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Big daddy pizza, vegetable, and choice of fruit. More...

Lakewood kindergarten registration set for April 13-14

HEBRON – Lakewood parents with children entering kindergarten in August must pick up information packets and schedule a registration appointment before April 13. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 17: A Walnut Road juvenile reported his skateboard stolen. • March 19: A Central Aveue man was cited for failure to stop at a Highland Street intersection. More...