March 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Water, sewer rate hikes approved

MILLERSPORT – Water and sewer rates will be going up April 1 after council members approved the increases by a 4-1 vote Tuesday night. Council member Jim Wright voted “no.” More...

Township presents case against liquor permit

NEWARK – Union Township officials and residents presented their case challenging renewal of the Mill Dam Corner Grille’s liquor license during a March 4 hearing at the Licking County Administration Building in Newark. More...

Change smoke detector batteries Sunday when clocks spring ahead

COLUMBUS – Interim State Fire Marshal Donald Cooper is reminding Ohioans to make a potentially lifesaving change when they move their clocks forward on Sunday, March 13: Change the batteries in your smoke detectors! More...

Schools

Northern Local sets kindergarten registration

THORNVILLE – Northern Local School District will hold preschool and kindergarten registration on Tuesday, March 22, from noon - 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Sheridan Middle School Library. More...

School bus driver training set

NEW LEXINGTON – The Perry-Hocking Educational Service Center will hold a school bus driver training from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 29, 30, 31 and April 4 and 5. More...

Liberty Union High School names honor students

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union High School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Distinguished Gold Card – All “A” More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 5: An officer recognized a vehicle whose driver promised to repair several lights that weren’t operating by the end of February. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Writer thanks Hartman, Thompson for speaking up

Editor: I, too, am concerned about our crumbling streets. Too much crumbling is happening too soon. I would like to thank the council members, Kaye Hartman and Donna Thompson, who spoke up for the residents. More...

Praise for Shamrock Minstrel Show

Editor: Congratulations to Millersport Community Theatre’s director Mark A. Severance for “Hitting A Home Run” with this year’s 2011 Shamrock Minstrel Show. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jean Balser

Betty Jean Balser, 70 of Thurston,died Friday, March 4, 2011, at Fairfield Medical Center. She attended Thurston United Methodist Church. More...

Judith “Judy” Boydoh

Judith “Judy” Boydoh, of Buckeye Lake, went to be with the Lord, March 1, 2011, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was born August 29, 1940, to the late Benjamin “Benny” and Caroline Kolbash of Fairmont, West Virginia. More...

Foster Lee “Rocky” Campbell, Sr.

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Foster Lee “Rocky” Campbell, Sr., 68, of Hebron, will be held Friday, March 11, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. More...