August 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Village gives up tennis courts for playground equipment

MILLERSPORT – The Village’s aging tennis courts at Veterans’ Park will become the base for the new-to-Millersport playground equipment. More...

Eye protection needed to view eclipse

COLUMBUS – Across North America on Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible to millions of people. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks any part of the sun. More...

Licking Township Fire Company sets monthly run record

JACKSONTOWN – After setting a one-day run record with 12 runs on Sunday, July 2, the Licking Fire Company set an all-time monthly record with 118 runs in July, Fire Chief Mike Wilson told Licking Township Trustees Monday night. More...

Editorials & Letters

VFW Auxiliary seeking school supplies

Editor:  School is almost ready to open and the children will, once again, “get back to the books”. Unfortunately, some children will not be able to afford the necessary supplies to make learning easier for them.  More...

Obituaries

Donna Fisher Braig

Donna Fisher Braig, age 90, of Buckeye Lake, entered eternal life on August 7, 2017, at her home on the North Bank of Buckeye Lake where she resided 70 years. She was born August 22, 1927, in a farm house in Glenford. More...

James Hershal Carpenter

A Funeral Mass, celebrating the life of James Hershal Carpenter, 91, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Somerset, with Rev. Fr. Stephen Carmody as celebrant, and the Rev. More...

Cody Michael Hines

Cody Michael Hines left this world on July 31, 2017, just weeks after his 29th birthday. He was embraced with open arms by his creator and the many loved ones who had gone before him. More...