July 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Holman gets zoning post

JACKSONTOWN - John Holman is the new Licking Township Zoning Inspector. Trustees unanimously appointed Holman to the post Monday night after spending about an hour in executive or closed session interviewing the three resident candidates. More...

Storm takes a toll at Dawes Arboretum

JACKSONTOWN- Dawes Arboretum Public Relations Director Laura Appleman said Dawes lost roughly 150 trees during Friday evening’s intense storm. More...

Motel owner complains of threats

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Police Captain James Hanzey said the owner of the Econolodge at Ohio 79 and I-70 hired him and officer Jeff Vermaaten to watch the hotel after the owner perceived that angry clientele threatened him. More...

Schools

Thornville Elementary School names honor students

THORNVILLE - Thornville Elementary School recently named its honor students for the fourth nine-week grading grade. Principal’s List More...

Sheridan names honor students

THORNVILLE - Sheridan High School recently announced its honor students for the fourth nine-week grading period. Principal’s List(GPA of 3.85 to 4.0) More...

Lakewood Middle names honor students

HEBRON - Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the fourth nine-week grading period Principal’s List More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • June 27: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • June 27: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation 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...

We’re losing our independence

As we celebrate our independence with fireworks (it was another great BLASST show), a day off from work and family get-togethers, we must remember to vigilantly protect what was won through the hard fought sacrifices of so many. More...

Writer apologizes to visitors for motel incident

Editor: I would like to express my sincere apology to the family that was on Channel 6 news Monday evening in a story titled “Storm Victims Tossed from Buckeye Lake Motel over Price-Gouging Complaints.” More...

Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Lee Andrews

Richard “Dick” Lee Andrews, 71, of Buckeye Lake, passed away on June 28, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 5, 1941, in Barberton, Ohio, to the late Raymond and Eudorla “Dottie” Andrews. More...

Kenneth Barber

Kenneth Barber, 84, of Thornville passed away on July 2, 2012 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home. More...

Scott Daniel Bender

Scott Daniel Bender, 65, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2012, due to a tragic fall. He had just finished one of the things he loved to do best and that was talking to people like his good neighbors. More...