March 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Southgate to build 50,000 sq. ft. spec building

HEBRON - Southgate Corporation of Newark is planning to build a 50,000 sq. ft. building at the end of Integrity Drive which runs south from Enterprise Drive on the west side of Ohio 79. More...

Cooperrider clears first hurdle

NEW LEXINGTON – Former Perry County Commissioner Thad Cooperrider, a Republican, will face incumbent Perry County Commissioner Ed Keister, a Democrat, in November after Cooperrider emerged with a clear win against rivals James E. More...

Park district levy approved on eighth try

NEWARK – It took years and eight attempts, but Licking County voters finally approved an small operating levy for the Licking Park District. More...

Obituaries

Olive V. Albert

A funeral mass, celebrating the life of Olive V. Albert, 97, of Hebron, formerly of Zanesville, was held March 5, 2012, at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake, with Father William Ferguson as celebrant. More...

Kenneth D. Amspaugh

Kenneth D. Amspaugh, 77, of Lancaster, passed away March 2, 2012, at the Pickering House. He was born October 6, 1934, to the late Howard and Mary (Hizey) Amspaugh. More...

Shirley Louise Arnold

Shirley Louise Arnold, 80 of Columbus, passed away March 3, 2012, at her residence. She retired from Sears Warehouse after 20 plus years of faithful service. She was a member of Potter’s House Church of God. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 29: A Columbus man was cited for driving the wrong way on a one-way street. • Feb. 29: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per our zone on Mill Dam Road. 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...

Voters thanked for supporting Licking Park District levy

Editor: I want to thank the voters of Licking County for their support of and trust in the Licking Park District. Preserving our parks and making safe our bike trails is important to our quality of life. More...

Laker star scores more than points

Editor: As a school board member I often hear and read about the negative events that go on in school. It seems it is easier to write about how bad things are in our school community than to find the good. More...

Schools

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Lancaster Street and Millersport Road were lined with signs and balloons Wednesday afternoon as the Millersport Lakers headed to the Division IV Central District basketball finals in Columbus. More...

Millersport Elementary School names honor students

MILLERSPORT – Millersport Elementary School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Honor Roll 4th Grade: Hailey Blanchard and Stephen Warner. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 12. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken sandwich, mini carrots w/dip, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Pizza pocket, crisp oven fries, choice of fruit, and KeeblerĀ® Animal crackers. More...