COSI On Wheels heads to Lakewood

H E B R O N – Lakewood Intermediate School students had an “udderly” great time Tuesday and Wednesday with COSI On Wheels– a mobile version of Columbus’ Center of Science and Industry. The students explored the science of agriculture and discovered how food is produced from farm to table. They milked a simulated cow, ground wheat, pulled wool, and […]

Lakewood delays levy vote to November

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members decided Monday night to wait until November to ask district voters for more money. The district was running out of time to meet the February 22 deadline to get a levy on the May ballot. Board members were concerned that they didn’t have all the information needed to make a good decision. Superintendent Jay […]

Village/township deal for 24/7 coverage at risk

MILLERSPORT – Village officials are concerned that an agreement reached with Walnut Township Trustees last month to fund the Millersport Fire Department to provide 24/7 onduty coverage may be coming undone. After considerable discussion at their January 23 meeting, trustees unanimously agreed to give Millersport 65 percent of the “fire levy money” with the final contract wording contingent on the […]

Union Township loses 135 acres to Granville

NEWARK- Some residents of Union Township are very likely soon to be residents of Granville. The Licking County Commissioners unanimously approved the annexation of more than 514 acres of land – 135 acres of which is in Union Township – into the Village of Granville. There is a 30 day waiting period for appeals and the annexation must be approved […]

Hebron soccer signup set

HEBRON – Registration for the Hebron Area Soccer spring program is set for Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Lakewood Middle School cafeteria. Registration forms are also available at the Hebron Library, located behind the municipal complex at 934 W. Main St. Registration may also be done on-line at www.HebronAreaSoccer. com. Call 740-788-8619 for more information.

Letters to the Editor

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Writer says Baltimore has many junkyards

Editor: If Baltimore’s “junkyard dogs” succeed in ridding the village of the salvage yard on east Ohio 256, they should consider further expending their energies in preserving the town’s otherwise pristine image by attacking the village’s other and more extensive junkyards. Straddling Ohio 256 on the west, there exists possibly the finest example of an agricultural junkyard in FairfieldCounty. What […]

‘Watchdog’ may expand her territory

Editor: A couple of weeks ago, Etna Township Trustee Paul George called me and asked if he could have a citizen call me to talk about Etna Township merging with Kirkersville and also asked if I knew of some other people who might be interested in talking about this. I told Mr. George that I was against this merger when […]

Family thanks community

Editor: THANK YOU MILLERSPORT There are no words to express our heart felt feelings to this community, except a huge THANK YOU!! The love and support our family has received from this town has been overwhelming. We want you to know that your loving friendship has touched each and everyone of our lives. The outpouring of compassion and love from […]

Skate at a rink, not on lake

Editor: I would like to make a suggestion to those who wish to skate on ice and I consider my suggestion very reasonable. Two words – ICE RINK. It bafflesmy mind that people would choose to risk their life instead of taking a few extra minutes and extra dollars to drive to an ice rink where ‘their safety’ would not […]