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Home schooled students may get part-time privileges

BALTIMORE – Home schooled students in grades 7- 12 may be able to enroll in the Liberty Union Thurston School District on a part-time basis if school board members next month approve an option suggested by Superintendent Paul Mathews to the boa More...

Lake is ‘open for business’

BUCKEYE LAKE – The lake is safe for everyone, contrary to what some media reports have led people to believe. “This lake is open for business. Come out and enjoy our parks,” said Ohio State Parks Chief David Payne. More...

Township hosts training

UNION TOWNSHIP- What do you do if someone’s being crushed beneath a combine or sinking into a silo full of grain? More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 1: A Walnut Road man was arrested on a warrant. • July 2: A driver was cited for driving 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. More...

Editorials & Letters

Guest Commentary: Yes, you may swim in Buckeye Lake

The question many are asking today is, “Is it Safe to Swim in Buckeye Lake?” To answer this question requires more than a simple Yes or No. More...

How you can help

First, don’t panic. There is no reason to cancel parties, family outings or stop skiing, tubing, swimming or fishing. As Ohio State Parks Chief David Payne said Wednesday morning, “This lake and beautiful state park is open for business. More...

Hartman, Thompson thanked

Editor: We’ve been hearing for some time now that Chemcote will be returning to repair our streets. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Russell

Geraldine Russell, 70, passed away July 6, 2011, at Licking Memorial Hospital. The family will be having a private memorial service at a later date. More...

Kathryn M. Sheets

Kathryn M. Sheets, 90 of Lancaster and former resident of Baltimore, died July 8, 2011, at the Pickering House. She worked for R. B. M. in Lancaster. More...

Charles James “Jim” Stires

Charles James “Jim” Stires, 82 of Thornville, passed away peacefully in his sleep, while surrounded by his loving companion of 29 years, Mary Brown and her family on July 12, 2011, at Autumn at the Lake, Thornville. More...