Mellow Morning

Quiet first day of school in Millersport

MILLERSPORT – The first day of school for Millersport Elementary students could’ve just as easily been the one hundredth. Calmly and cheerily children filed from the buses and through the school’s open doors with no sign of the apprehension one may expect from students returning to classes after a long, hot summer. Transportation Manager Mike Washburn wasn’t surprised the buses […]

Licking Township bike path fight goes to court

LICKING TOWNSHIP – Debate over a proposed Licking Township bicycle path is now in the hands of the courts. Last week, Licking County Prosecutor Ken Oswalt sent the dispute between the Evans Foundation and residents who live along the rail bed of the former Buckeye Scenic Railway to Licking County Common Pleas Court. "We have no part of it," said […]

5K race set for August 30

MILLERSPORT – The 19th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run is set to start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 30. Registration is $15 per runner before August 29 and $20 on race day. Race day registration is 7:15 to 8:55 a.m. The first 285 registrants receive a free T-shirt. Awards will be presented to the top three overall male […]

New fire/EMS levy request cut in half

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township voters will be asked to approve a new three mill levy for fire and EMS services on the November 4 ballot. Trustees cut Fire Chief Mike Wilson’s original request for an additional six mill levy in half at a special meeting August 11. Wilson asked for six mills to have a paid four-person crew on station […]

EMS billing brings in $131,000

HEBRON – It’s definitely adding up. Hebron Fire Chief Randy Weekly told Union Township Trustees Monday night that EMS billing raised approximately $131,000 since the program began July of last year. "That’s about the amount we projected," said Weekly. Weekly estimates the township will receive about $40,000 of the total. Bills are generated when anyone is transported by a Hebron […]

Laker PTO needs volunteers for festival

MILLERSPORT – Laker PTO is “Calling all Volunteers” Soon, it will be Sweet Corn Festival time again! Laker PTO needs help in the bingo, sandy candy, and cotton candy booths. If you would like to volunteer and have some fun, please call Nicole Miller 467-2505 or Amy Underhill (740) 504-3860 or Denise Moeller 468-3501.


Trustees Meeting Cancelled

The Licking Township Board of Trustees have cancelled its regular meeting set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. The Board’s next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at the Licking Township Fire Company, 9384 Jacksontown Road (St. Rt. 13). By Order of the Licking Township Board of Trustees. Jill Linn, Fiscal Officer


The Village of Hebron is accepting sealed bids for cleaning services at the Hebron Municipal Complex, until 5 p.m. on Monday, August 25, 2008. Specifications are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Hebron Municipal Complex, 934 W. Main St., Hebron. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Cleaning Bid.” If mailed, place […]

Kirkersville names Metheny fiscal officer

KIRKERSVILLE – Mayor Terry Ashcraft named Harrison Township resident Juanetta Metheny as village fiscal officer during an Aug. 20 special council meeting. She will be paid $12.75 per hour for up to 24 hours per week. She is expected to assume her new post next month. She will replace Johnny Adkins. Metheny most recently worked in the Eastland Vocational School […]

Fall soccer signup set

HEBRON – Hebron Area Soccer is now accepting registration for the Fall season. Reserve a spot now by registering driectly on line or by downloading a mail-in registration form at www.HebronArea- The league is open to boys and girls from pre-school to grade twelve. For more information, call (740) 786-8819.