Increase fails ‘acid test’



Editor: More than 400 people attended the public meeting January 31st at Lakewood High School to hear the Licking County Commissioners and Mr. Kenneth E. Salsberry, Jr. cover details in the letter you received mid January. An aggressive series of testimonials were provided by 40 some residents from a wide array of demographics expressing their feeling about inflatedinformation portrayed in […]

Walnut Township Schools select interim superintendent



MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township School Board members unanimously decided Monday night to seek an agreement with Ron Thornton to serve as interim superintendent. Superintendent Ed Abram announced in December that he will retire at the end of March. Thornton, who lives in Lancaster, most recently served as superintendent of Teays Valley Local School District from 1989-2006. The Pickaway County district […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 12. Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Pizza, seasoned corn, and diced pears. Tuesday: Italian sub sandwich, Sun chips, carrots w/dip, and pudding cup. Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes, and fruit crisp. Thursday: American hot dog, seasoned fries, and applesauce cup. Friday: Pizza dippers/ sauce, chicken noodle soup, Chip Ahoy cookie, and mixed fruit cup. […]

Financial aid help available Feb. 11



NEWARK – Applying for financial aid beyond high school can often be complicated, confusing, and even intimidating to college-bound students. College Goal Sunday, a free program that helps students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), will be held statewide on Sunday, February 11, at 2:00 p.m. In Licking County, residents can attend a session at […]

Mark Alan Barber



Mark Alan Barber, age 45, of Hebron, passed away suddenly at his residence, Sunday, February 4, 2007. Mark was born July 6, 1961, in Columbus, to Harold Duke Barber and Patricia (Fulton) Zinck. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Jeffersonville, Ohio. Mark is survived by his father, Harold Duke (Kim) Barber; mother, Patricia Zinck; daughter, April Barber; […]

Patty Lou Reedy Mercurio



Patty Lou Reedy Mercurio, 78 of Baltimore, died February 1, 2007, at Heartland-FairfieldNursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 29, 1928, in Baltimore and was a graduate of Thornville High School. She was a member of The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She worked at Weekly Reader Publishing Company as a young woman, created […]

Jenny L. Moulton Ott



Jenny L. Moulton Ott, age 48 of Baltimore, died Thursday, February 1, 2007, at her residence. She was a hardware department manager for Big Bear then later a department manager at Wal Mart in Canal Winchester. She was a member of Shawnee United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Stephen C. Ott; two step-children, Jason C. (Fiancé Suzan […]

Twila G. Wiseman



Twila G. Wiseman, age 80, of Thornville, entered eternal life on Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. She was born October 14, 1926, in Thornville to Harold and Gladys (Starkey) Helser. Twila started playing the organ at the Olivet Brethren Church, Thornville at age 13, was the organist at St. Mathews Lutheran Church in Columbus for […]

Police activity report



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore + Jan. 25: Police on patrol noticed a strobe light in a window of a home on East Market Street. No one was home. + Jan. 25: Police assisted a FairfieldCounty Sheriff’s Officeunit that checked a suspicious vehicle on Lawrence Road. + Jan. 26: Police responded for the sheriff’s officeto a report of […]

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