Thin Ice

Buckeye Lake ice may not be safe

LAKE AREA- Be careful out there! Buckeye Lake is frozen over, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s able to support people. “We recommend not going out there,” said Buckeye Lake State Park Manager Tim Waln. Frankly, Waln said he could never recommend going out on the ice because technically it’s never safe-there are plenty of currents beneath the surface that […]

Lakewood students get free breakfasts



HEBRON – Every Lakewood student will be able to have a free breakfast starting early next month. On February 4, Hebron Elementary and Jackson Intermediate students will be offered a daily free breakfast. They will join middle and high school students who have been offered free breakfasts for months. Students must arrive on time to get breakfast. Studies have shown […]

Trustees reach agreement with Granville Township



HEBRON- Union Township Trustees may or may not be breathing a sigh of relief after reaching an agreement for emergency services with the Granville Township Fire Department. The good news for the trustees is that Granville fireagreed to accept $50,000 per year to provide service to the area of Union Township north of the CSX railroad. The bad news is, […]

Hot Rod Reunion returns to Kentucky



HEBRON- The NHRA Hot Rod Reunion is returning to Bowling Green, Ky. this year after Hebron’s National Trail Raceway successfully hosted the event last summer. While the event was prestigious for National Trail Raceway, Sales Manager Mike Fornataro said the event’s move back to Kentucky does not present a significant financial loss for the Hebron raceway. Fornataro explained that the […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Grafting the Right Way- Saturday, January 26, 8:30 a.m. – noon. The Arboretum’s propagator, Richard Larson, shows you how to graft plants the right way for success in reproducing your own plants in this hands-on class. Rootstock and scion wood provided so you can take home your own grafted […]

Sweetheart Swing set



HEBRON- The Center for Disability Services is sponsoring the Sweetheart Swing, a swing dance-themed Valentine’s Day event from 5:30 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Feb. 16, at Creative Catering NBC4 anchor Cabot Rea is Master of Ceremonies, and “Swing’s the Thing,” a 16-piece big band, will keep the dance floor full. It’s a fun-filled evening of dinner, dance, live music, live […]

Letters to the Editor



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Acord thanks voters for six terms as trustee



Editor: I want to thank Licking Township voters for supporting me for the last 24 years as your trustee. I enjoyed my job and did it well. Maybe I didn’t meet everyone’s expectations, but I always had the taxpayers best interests at heart. I worked hard to stay within the budget and to keep from having to put a road […]

Wells said tree should have been addressed months ago



Editor: At the Jan. 14 Buckeye Lake Council meeting, Mayor Foster defended the decision to spend tax dollars to cut down a private tree. He said it was a very appropriate decision because it protected the public. Foster also said that once they become aware of such a danger, the village must act or else be liable. He also said, […]

Writer urges voters to support Liberty Union levy



Editor: On March 4th, Liberty Union-Thurston School District residents will be asked to support a levy to complete necessary projects. Some are asking why a new levy is needed when one was passed in 2002. The school district joined a program to lock in state support at 60% of construction costs. The district was in need of a new middle […]


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