Letters to the Editor

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A BLASST update and thanks

Editor, I apologize for not getting consistent energizing letters out as usual. It seems there are just not enough hours in the day.Two weekends ago, the 4th of July poker run was at the Island House. Please accept my thanks from the surrounding Buckeye lake community to the Redneck Women, mates and friends (also special thanks to my fellow blonde!!!!!) […]

Landowner comments on zoning referendum effort

Editor: I would like to expand on my public comments now that the signatures have been collected for a possible referendum on the zoning change from RR to I-2 for Licking-FairfieldCorporation. As owner of this property, I have no problem with voters making the final decision on this zoning change, provided all the legal requirements for a referendum have been […]

Millersport PTO thanks members, supporters

Editor: The Millersport PTO recently purchased four Smart Boards for the Millersport Schools after a year of fundraising. These Smart Boards will give teachers the capability to teach the children with the latest technology. We will have a total of eight Smart Boards in our schools. The Laker PTO would like to express our sincerest thanks to all the volunteers […]

‘Watchdog’ explains why she writes letters

Editor: After weeks of waiting for a public records request for Evidence Disposition Forms from the Kirkersville Kops, I received 134 pages of what I believe are recently created forms just to try to appease me! There was ONE of the 134 forms that was completed and signed by the magistrate and showed that a set of keys and a […]

National Road Yard Sale returning next May

Editor, The National Road Yard Sale Days in Licking County was a great success thanks to everyone who participated! The Licking County Committee appreciates the efforts of everyone. We are making plans for 2009 when the sale will run from May 27 – May 31, 2009. And, this summer, “get off the beaten path” and travel US 40. It is […]

John Brown

John Brown, age 41, of Thornville, passed away Monday, June 16, 2008, at his residence. John was born on September 6, 1966, in Nelsonville, Ohio to the late Clifford and Donna (Burley) Brown. He loved fishing and was involved in martial arts for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, Cindy; sister, Beverly (Ronald) Evans; brother, Clifford (Deborah Ann) […]

Dorothy Evelyn Gockenbach

A funeral service celebrating the life of Dorothy Evelyn Gockenbach, 79, formerly of Hebron, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery, Newark. Dorothy passed away peacefully Monday, June 16, 2008, at her daughter’s home in Sebring, Fla., surrounded by her family and friends. She was born May […]

James Eugene Kirk

A funeral service celebrating the life of James Eugene Kirk, 64, of Umatilla, Florida, formerly of Outville, will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery, Jacksontown. Jim died early Tuesday morning at his home in Florida. He was born in Zanesville, on May 25, 1944, the son […]

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