May 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Black wins Republican nomination for county commissioner

NEWARK – Union Township Trustee President Rick Black can add another title– Republican Licking County Commissioner candidate. More...

Voters reject area school levies

LANCASTER – School issues didn’t fare well in Fairfield on May 6. Bern Union’s 2 percent income tax on earned income for 10 years was the only school issue approved in the county. More...

Mixed results for electric aggregation issues

LANCASTER/NEWARK – On their face, electric aggregation ballot issues appear non-controversial. Ohio law now allows local communities to combine or aggregate their electrical needs to obtain a lower rate for all members of the community. More...

Schools

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School Lunch Hero Day was May 2 and Hebron Elementary cooks, Susie Hall and Debbie Colley, got into the spirit of the special day. The day honors and thanks schools’ lunch staffs nationwide. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 12. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken sandwich/ WG bun, crispy fries, and fruit. Tuesday: Toasted cheese sandwich, chili or tomato soup, and fruit/vegetable bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 16: A Walnut Road man said his sister tried to gain access to his residence without permission. 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 had to start somewhere’

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Millersport Pool needs help

Editor: It is that time of the year when the Millersport Swimming Pool needs some TLC. Some residents have asked what they can do to help the pool. Here is how you can help: We need volunteers from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, May 16 and from 11 a.m. to ? More...

Obituaries

Gabriele “Gaby” Katharina Crist

Gabriele “Gaby” Katharina Crist, of Thornville, passed away peacefully in her home on April 29, 2014. She was born on July 30, 1937, in Berlin, Germany, daughter of the late Herbert and Marion Spect. More...

Linda Diane (Clemons) Dick

Linda Diane (Clemons) Dick, age 55, of Dublin, passed away April 29, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 26, 1959, in Columbus, to Robert Vernon and Betty Jean Clemons. More...

John F. Helphrey, Jr .

John F. Helphrey, Jr., 67 of Thornville died April 13, 2014, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born November 19, 1946, in Newark to the late John F. “Pete” Helphrey, Sr. and Helen (VanFossen) Helphrey. Mr. More...