Sweet Day for Sweet Corn Parade



MILLERSPORT- There was no rain on this parade! The annual Millersport Sweet Corn Parade kicked off a full Labor Weekend of events at the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival. Hundreds of people lined downtown Millersport on a picture perfect day, Aug. 29, to enjoy the spectacular parade.

Extra parking eases Breakfast Club crunch



AVONDALE- An annual Buckeye Lake event kept the excitement where it belongs – inside its venue. A couple of acres of mowed grass appeared to do wonders for parking at the popular annual QFM96 Breakfast Club event Friday morning at Capt. Woody’s; the event has struggled with adequate parking in the past, raising neighbors’ ire. For the most part, Avondale […]

Zoning sought for restaurant



JACKSONTOWN – Chip Krum of Baltimore wants to buy the Avondale Marina and turn it into an upscale restaurant. He’s planning a 4-5,000 square foot addition. There’s just one problem, he told Licking Township Trustees Tuesday night. The property is currently designated as residential on the township’s zoning map. He can’t complete financing until the property is designated commercial. Rusty […]

What’s that smell?



HEBRON- Canyon Road resident Arnold Smith told the Union Township Trustees during their Labor Day night meeting that there was something unpleasant in a ditch near his home – raw sewage. Apparently, he said, his neighbor’s septic system is percolating from the ground and onto his property. Smith said he contacted the Licking County Health Department, which didn’t offer an […]

OSU and Youngstown State Football Game



Couple celebrates 50 years



BALTIMORE – Dean and Velma (Lawrence) Emswiler celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on September 1. An open house and luncheon in their honor will be held on September 9, at the American Legion Post 283, 7725 Refugee Rd. Pickerington, from 1-3 PM. They have four sons: Larry (Faye), Brad (Sharon), Lowell, Dale (Layla) and one daughter Cathy (Keith) Sims, ten […]

Pastor comes home



THORNVILLE – Thornville United Methodist Church, now celebrating it’s 200th year will welcome the Rev. James Wilson II as its Bicentennial guest speaker on Sunday, September 16, at 10 a.m. Rev. Wilson is the current Pastor of Troy First United Methodist Church in Troy, Ohio. He grew up in Thornville and was a member of the Thornville UMC. Rev. Wilson’s […]

Lakewood Wall of Fame



Drawings for youth hunting set



HEBRON – Two public drawings will be held Saturday, September 22, at the Hebron State Fish Hatchery for a chance for youths to hunt waterfowl or deer on the hatchery property. A total of 36 permits will be drawn for youth waterfowl hunting. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the drawing is set for 9:30 a.m. To participate in the […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, September 21, 7:30 – 9:30pm, Join us for a stroll under the stars as we listen and watch for the changes happening all around us in The Arboretum. Daylight intensity changes have triggered animals to either start migrating or start preparing for the winter ahead. We’ll […]


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