Country Rhythm ‘n’ Blues

Millersport Minstrel is country, blues, and 'Hee-Haw'

MILLERSPORT- The Millersport Community Theatre presents “Country Rhythm and Blues 2008 Minstrel Show” this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 29 and March 1, 7:30 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.) at the Millersport District Auditorium in the elementary school. All tickets are $9 and may be ordered online at www. or call (740) 467-2669. Publicity chair Debbie Smith describes this year’s […]

Resident fights to get LEADS assistance

BUCKEYE LAKE- A Buckeye Lake resident wants LEADS to “show him the money.” Resident George Burrows said he was told he, as a senior citizen, is qualified to receive funding to help weatherize his home and make improvements through a program sponsored by LEADS of Licking County. He said the Licking County Commissioners verified the program is funded, but when […]

Little Lakers need help

MILLERSPORT – The Little Lakers need your help. The group of some 100 football players and cheerleaders in grades 2-6 have applied for a $10,000 grant from Hamburger Helper’s myHometownHelper. com. The organization plays tackle football and hopes to replace football equipment that is now over 10 years old. Little Lakers needs about $15,000 for new uniforms, helmets, shoulder pads […]

Buckeye Lake hopes to sign water contract March 10

BUCKEYE LAKE- Buckeye Lake Council may approve a public water contract with Millersport during its March 10 meeting as anticipation-and tensions grow. Monday night, Buckeye Lake Mayor Frank Foster said Ohio Rural Community Assistance Partnership Field Agent Coordinator John Rouch and M•E Companies Vice President Kevin Wood will attend the March 10 village council meeting, in the hope that council […]

Cortez is back in Ohio

NEWARK- John Cortez’ flight from justice has gone full circle. As of Wednesday, he’s being held in the Licking County Justice Center awaiting a Thursday arraignment, said Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp. Cortez, a former Buckeye Lake Village Council member, was apprehended Feb. 13 in Myrtle Beach, SC after nearly two months of hiding from arrest. He fledNov. 29 after […]

Hebron soccer signups set

HEBRON – Spring is just around the corner and so is the start of spring soccer season. Hebron Area Soccer is open to boys and girls from pre-school to grade twelve. Registration may be done online at www.Hebron AreaSoccer. com. Registration forms are also available at the Hebron Library. For more information, call (740) 788-8619.

Meeting set on post-secondary enrollment options

HEBRON – The Lakewood High School guidance department is sponsoring a meeting for students and their parents interested in participating in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) for the 2008-2009 school year. PSEOP allows students to complete college coursework while they are still enrolled in high school. Learn more about PSEOP at a meeting that will be held on Tuesday, […]

Candidates in their own words

BUCKEYE LAKE AREA – Tuesday, March 4 is Ohio’s primary election. The spotlight is on the race to for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. However, there are a number of important races at the county level. Four races – Fairfield County Clerk of Courts, FairfieldCounty Sheriff, Licking County Prosecutor and Licking County Sheriff – will be decided in the […]

Soccer signup set

MILLERSPORT – Registration for the spring soccer season for the Walnut Township Athletic Association begins Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Millersport Village Office.Children ages four to 18 are eligible to play. Registration for grades 6 -12 may close after March 1. Additional registration options are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 and […]

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