June 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trustees approve $168,000 for road resurfacing

UNION TOWNSHIP – Trustees unanimously agreed Monday night to spend up to $168,000 with Small’s Asphalt of Gambier to resurface five roads this summer. More...

Licking Township appoints new zoning inspector

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees unanimously hired resident Forrest Cooperrider as the township’s new part-time zoning inspector, following a lengthy interview process Monday night. More...

Largest swim lesson set for June 20

LANCASTER – The City of Lancaster’s Tiki Pool is joining hundreds of other pools across the nation in an effort to set the Guinness Book of World Records’ world’s largest swimming lesson. More...

Obituaries

Lester R. Anspach

Lester R. Anspach, 90, of Thornville, went to be with the Lord and his beloved Mary on June 16, 2014, at Autumn Healthcare of Thornville. He was born on July 23, 1923, in Thornville, son of the late Ray and Attie (Stevens) Anspach. More...

Clarence Pennington

A memorial service celebrating of the life of Clarence Pennington, age 88, of Hebron, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Second Presbyterian Church, 42 East Church Street, Newark, with Reverend Charles Smith officiating. More...

Timmis E. “Tim” Stevens

A memorial service for Timmis E. “Tim” Stevens of Newark was held June 16, 2014, at Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, Newark, with Pastor Sam Harnish presiding. More...

Editorials & Letters

Unbuildable lots still valuable

Editor: I’m writing about the concerns of some Millersport residents about the failing seawall along the canal and the possibility that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources no longer wants the responsibility to maintain the wall and that th More...

What happened to freedom of speech?

Editor: I recently accompanied some neighbors to a Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting. Our concern was an unkempt property on Union Avenue. During public comments, Jackie Sluder was told to sit down because she asked a question. More...

Buckeye Lake Fest supporters thanked

Editor: This letter is to express my sincere thanks to all of you who were part of making our fourth annual “Buckeye Lake Fest” a great success! The Fest Staff: Mayor Clay Carroll , Jimmy and Shelia Fryer and Jackie French. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • May 13: Police checked out a suspicious vehicle by a dumpster at a South Main Street address. After checking with an employee, police learned it was disabled. More...

Community Calendar

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. More...