Antique tractor club gets dirty

alt=”” src=”001p1_lg.jpg” align=left border=0>HEBRON – Burt Lane’s trailer says it all–he loves antique tractors. The Newark resident was ready early Saturday morning to unload his trailer and crank up his 1958 John Deere 530 tractor to plow a few acres of a Palmer Road field with about 20 of his fellow antique tractor enthusiasts. It was the annual Land of […]

Thorn Township says frontage matters

THORNVILLE- Is 300 feet of road frontage too excessive? It depends upon whom you ask. “It’s obviously a hot topic,” said Thorn Township Zoning Commission member Jocie Mc- Glothlin April 18. There’s significantdebate among commission members and Thorn Township residents about the township’s regulation requiring a property to have 300 feet of road frontage and at least 3.5 acres of […]

Millersport, Walnut Township reach agreement on fire contract

MILLERSPORT – It turned out to be a big payday when Millersport Mayor Dean Severance and several village council members went to the Walnut Township Trustees’ meeting Tuesday night. They left with a check for $283,190.07. Trustees unanimously approved a revised one-year contract for fireand EMS services with the village. Trustee Sonny Dupler said three items had been removed at […]

Repaving begins

JACKSONTOWN – Work began April 23 on a two and four-lane resurfacing project on U.S. 40 between Ohio 310 and Ohio 37. One lane of traffic will be maintained during working hours using flaggers on the two-lane sections and using barrels and arrow boards on the four-lane sections. If weather permits, all work will be complete by Oct. 31. Kokosing […]

New mayor wants more communication

THORNVILLE- Thornville’s new mayor wants more discussion and less burn out. “We will have a more open line of communication. That’s a good way of doing business,” said Mayor Beth Patrick during Monday night’s Thornville Village Council meeting. Patrick, the former council president, was sworn in as mayor Friday following former mayor Dale Brussee’s resignation. Patrick’s change in roles created […]

Full pool breakfast is set

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Greater Buckeye Lake Chamber of Commerce’s traditional Full Pool Breakfast is set for 7 a.m. on Friday, April 27 at the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. Guest speakers this year are Buckeye Lake State Park Manager Tim Waln and representatives from Winding Road Ventures that is developing The Landings at Maple Bay. Everyone is invited. The cost […]

Poppy Day is May 5

MILLERSPORT – Saturday, May 5 is Poppy Day for the Millersport American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Members will be distributing poppie downtown and at businesses. Kelsey Reasoner is 2007 Little Miss Poppy. She is in the first grade and is a junior auxiliary member of Unit 637. She is eligible through the military service of her late grandfather, James Solcumb. Kelsey […]

Swim team signups set

MILLERSPORT – Signups for the Millersport Swim Team are Saturdays, April 28, May 12 and May 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Millerports Pool. The swim team season starts June 1. More information is available at www.geocities. com/millersportswimteam or call Tammy Tiedtke at 862-6063

Liberty Township turns down salvage yard

BALTIMORE- Both sides in a hearing about a proposed salvage yard in Liberty Township presented literally hours of testimony explaining why the salvage yard should or should not be permitted to operate. But, by the end of the April 18 hearing, the Liberty Township Board of Zoning Appeals ruled against the salvage yard for a reason that was only brought […]

Miller named Realtor of the Year

NEWARK – Pat Miller, of Hebron, was recently named the Licking County Board of Realtors’ Realtor of the Year. She is affiliated with HER Real Living and has her officeon National Road just west of Hebron. “The Realtor of the Year Award is given on a point system that awards our members for their years of service to the Board […]