Six Years After

Leib's Island holds annual September 11th remembrance

LIEBS ISLAND – The Lieb’s Island Civic Association doesn’t forget. For the sixth year, the Association sponsored the 911 Memorial Walking Parade as a tribute to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The parade around the island was lead by Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388’s honor guard. The Millersport Marching Lakers provided patriotic music and the beat. […]

Is Kirkersville a speed trap? Well, it depends…

KIRKERSVILLE- Pataskala resident William Cunningham felt the chill of seeing a police cruiser’s flashing lights in his rear view mirror while heading out of Kirkersville on Outville Road. Thinking he was beyond the village’s 35 miles per hour zone, he sped up toward 50 miles per hour. When he was stopped, the Kirkersville officertold him he was clocked at 56 […]

Rep. Dodd visits Hebron

COLUMBUS – State Representative Dan Dodd (D-Hebron) will be holding officehours at the Hebron Municipal Complex, 934 West Main Street in Hebron. Representative Dodd will be available on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. One of the greatest dangers as a public officialis to be isolated from people who have everyday problems and common sense suggestions to make […]

Homecoming parade set

HEBRON – The Hebron Business Association in conjunction with Lakewood High School have organized a homecoming parade/pep rally and bonfirefor Thursday, Sept. 27. The parade runs from the Hebron Kroger store through Hebron to Evans Park. Line-up for the parade begins at 6 p.m. with the step-off from Kroger’s at 7 p.m. A pep rally and bonfirewith the Lancer football […]

Walnut Township Fire/EMS contract heating up again

MILLERSPORT – Village Council and Walnut Township Trustees could be heading to court over the fire/EMS contract, several frustrated council members said at their Tuesday night meeting. The issue is the contract between the township and village for the Millersport Fire Department to provide 24/7 on-station staffing at the Millersport station and 10 hours per day, seven days a week […]

Buckeye Lake Council plays musical chairs

BUCKEYE LAKE- After many seat changes, the Buckeye Lake Village Council looks basically the same as it did, but with one new member. Council President Charlene Hayden gave up her current council seat and took over the council seat vacated by former council member John Cortez, who missed eight meetings this year; according to the village charter, council members may […]

Physicians provide medicaton safety advice

COLUMBUS – The use of medications is a critical factor in staying healthy. It can bring relief, but if used improperly can also cause harm. It is important to follow certain safety guidelines when taking any medications, over-thecounter (OTC) or prescription. “The most common mistake people make is taking too much of a medication at once or too often or […]

Farms selected for agricultural easement purchase program

REYNOLDSBURG – The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Officeof Farmland Preservation is scheduled to purchase easement rights on 3,316 acres of farmland from 20 farms in 11 counties under the sixth funding round of the Clean Ohio Agricultural Easement Purchase Program. A total of $3.1 million from the Clean Ohio Fund and $168,000 from USDA’s Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program […]

Black announces county commission run in 2008

HEBRON – Union Township resident Rick Black recently announced that he will be seeking the seat now held by LIcking County Commissioner Marcia Phelps that will be on the ballot in November 2008. Black, a lifelong resident of Licking County, actively farms lands that both his parents grew up on in Union Township. In addition he is organist and Director […]

Country Fair set

THORNVILLE – The Thornville Lions Club is accepting exhibitor applications for its 33rd annual Country Fair. The fair is set for Sunday, Oct. 21 with a Sunday, Oct. 28 rain date. The fair opens at 11 a.m. Spaces are $55. The space fee must be paid at the time of application. For an application or more information, contact Lion Larry […]