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Children say goodbye to summer

HEBRON- The first day of school is becoming old hat for Lakewood Intermediate School fifth grader Major Henry. After a summer of taking “a lot of vacations,” Henry’s ready to get back to the grind. “I’m excited about seeing my friends again,” he said Wednesday morning, without an ounce of apprehension about the new school year. His mother, Michelle Henry, […]

Union Township sets resurfacing plan



HEBRON- Motorists will have a smoother ride on some Union Township roads as the trustees approved several repavings Monday night. Palmer, Clarks, Canyon, and Dewmar roads will receive a chip and seal coating at an estimated cost of $74,664. Old Farm and possibly Bending Oak roads will be crack sealed, and the section of Swamp Road between US 40 and […]

Army Corps: The check is in the email



BUCKEYE LAKE- The Village of Buckeye Lake should soon see money that was promised to it years ago. Aug. 17, Congressman Zack Space, Capt. Ramon Mejia from the Army Corps of Engineers, Khisha Fallon, district representative for Senator George Voinovich’s office,and Village of Buckeye Lake officials gathered to sign documents pledging cooperation between all parties and releasing about $305,000 to […]

It’s Sweet Corn Festival time



MILLERSPORT – The 62nd annual Sweet Corn Festival returns August 29 to September 30. Admission is free, with parking $7 per vehicle on Wed, Thurs. & Sat. before 3 p.m., $10 on Fri. & Sat. after 3:00 PM. Millersport is located 27 miles east of Columbus and 27 miles west of Zanesville on Ohio 204 just three miles south of […]

Volunteers coming to Baltimore next year



BALTIMORE- Baltimore needs YOU! The Baltimore Christ United Methodist Church and the Baltimore Area Workcamp Committee will bring 400 volunteers to town next summer to improve the homes of local residents. Local volunteers are needed, too. This is one of many village initiatives discussed during the Baltimore Community Update held at Liberty Union High School Aug. 14. “If you know […]

PTO officers set



MILLERSPORT – PTO officersfor 2007-2008 are: Nicole Miller, president; Kim Coakley, vice president; Tammy Dupler, vice president; Lisa Keyes, treasurer; and Denise Moeller, secretary. Officerscan be reached at LakerPTO@ gmail.com. Volunteers are still needed for the Sweet Corn Festival. Please call Nicole Miller at 740- 467-2505 to help out. The PTO runs the bingo, cotton candy, and sandy candy stands. […]

2007 Sweet Corn Festival Pageant



Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron • June 27: Police on patrol at 1:22 a.m. saw an individual start to get into a vehicle on Lake Forest Drive and then get out and walk away when he noticed police. The man told police he was retrieving money from a friend’s vehicle. His friend verified his story. • June 27: […]

HHW collection set for Aug. 25 at OSU/COTC



NEWARK – If you missed the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day August 11 at Thornville Elementary School you have got another chance to get rid of hazardous wastes in your basement or garage. Residents of Fairfield,Licking and Perry counties can make their homes and garages safer by dropping off household hazardous waste from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wetland Chronicles: Signs of Change, Saturday, September 1, 10 a.m. – noon, September marks the season of change. There are changes in the air temperature, amount of light intensity, rainfall, the color of the leaves and animal movement. The Naturalist will explain the reasons for some of these changes […]


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