Community pulls together for Dennis Channel

MILLERSPORT- If having courage were akin to an Army rank, 10 year old Dennis Channel would certainly be a General. The Millersport community and the Army’s Lancaster Recruiting Company worked together to help Channel and his family deal with a challenging time. Six years ago Channel was diagnosed with astrocytoma–brain cancer where the tumors have long tentacles. There is also […]

Hebron is taking another look at a firedistrict

HEBRON – Village council members invited Union Township Trustees to their combined committees meeting Monday night to discuss a potential firedistrict. Village Administrator Mike McFarland said part of the drive to look again at a district is the expectation that state legislators will cut local government funds. Part of the justificationfor the cut, he added, is to end duplication of […]

Trustees present firecontract to village

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees didn’t want to talk about a firecontract with the Village of Millersport at their Tuesday night meeting. The agenda stated there would be no discussion of the firecontract. True to their word, trustees unanimously approved the contract without comment or discussion and signed it. Millersport officials got their first look at the […]

Thornville administrator resigns

THORNVILLE- Thornville Village Administrator Josh Eg g l e s t o n s u bmi t t e d h i s resignation to the Thornville Village Council Monday night, effective Wednesday, April 4. He’s held the village administrator position for 14 months, and it is his first position in public management. In a statement to council, Eggleston said, […]

Beaver Run to close

JACKSONTOWN – Beaver Run Road, between Ohio 79 and Thornville Drive, will close Monday, March 5 as part of the Thornwood Dirve connector road project already under construction. The closure will allow relocation of 3,000 feet of railroad track and construction of a cul-de-sac just west of Ohio 79. That portion of Beaver Run will be closed through the end […]

Planning Commission recommends zoning change

By Scott Rawdon B U C K E Y E L A K E – Developers of a proposed Buckeye Lake subdivision are one step closer to receiving a zoning change for the development’s property, but there are still many steps before any ground is broken. F e b . 2 0 , t h e B u c k […]

Telephone tax refund available

WASHINGTON – This year, telephone customers can request a one-time refund of taxes they paid on long-distance and bundled telephone service. Individuals, businesses and tax-exempt organizations can request this refund as a credit on their 2006 federal income tax returns. Over 146 million individuals and more than 14 million businesses and tax-exempt organizations are expected to request the refund. This […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Maple Syrup Madness- Saturday, February 24 – Saturday, March 10, 2007, 10am – 5pm, daily except Sunday, 1 – 5pm, From treetop to tabletop, the history of syrup production is fascinating. The Maple Trail will lead curious hikers from the shelter house to the Log Cabin where they’ll finda […]

Tax help available

BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP offers free tax preparation and electronic filing is available to all taxpayers with low to moderate income. Appointments are encouraged. AARP tax services available at Zerger Hall, 745 E. Main St. Newark, (740) 345-0821 daily Monday thru Friday and at LEADS-Buckeye Lake (740) 928-4481 each Monday.

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