July 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

Commissioners ask ODNR to reconsider ban on water discharges through dam

LANCASTER – Fairfield County Commissioners Steven Davis, Mike Kiger and Dave Levacy asked ODNR Director James Zehringer in a July 7 letter “to review and reconsider allowing dam penetration for the discharge of surface and subsurface wate More...

Real Estate Transfers/Sales

June 2017

Buckeye Lake - 43008  6/1/17 - Wolfe James G Sr from Wolfe James G Sr & Jeffrey L, 85 Everett Ave, $47,800, Residential, No.  6/6/17 - Soczka Jay & Kim from Hurst Elizabeth A & Alan F Trustees, 87 Beacon Light Ln, $120,000, Resi More...

Walnut Township approves road projects

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees received one bid for their 2017 road projects.  The Shelly Company of Thornville bid $98,354.15 to first motor pave then chip and seal Leitnaker Road from Old Millersport Road to Pleasantville Road. More...

West Nile Virus found in Johnstown area

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) has identified the first West Nile Virus (WNV) infected mosquitoes of 2017 in a trap set in the Johnstown area. More...

ODNR discharge to continue

NORTH SHORE – Some alert readers recently pointed out that ODNR has two - 15 inch plastic drains penetrating the steel sheet pile wall at the North Shore Park.  The two drains are discharging into the lake on both sides of the park’s More...

Things to do…

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

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The lake level was sitting at the new summer pool of 890.5 before Monday afternoon’s torrential rains. That rain prompted ODNR to open the underdrains at both spillways. More...