Great Start

First Hebron Art & Music Fest draws thousands

HEBRON – Mother Nature didn’t rain on Hebron’s first music and arts festival. The rain never came, but more than a thousand festival goers did come to downtown Hebron for a car show, a battle of the bands, gospel music, Rock & Roll, chalk art, kids games, food and a great time. There was something for everyone! Photos by Charles […]

Bike path dispute suits heading to trial

LICKING TOWNSHIP – Parties battling over a new bicycle path will meet with Licking County Common Pleas Judge Thomas Marcelain this month for a pre-trial hearing. The focus will be on procedural matters and will likely set a schedule to bring the dispute to trial if necessary. A request that Licking County judges voluntarily remove themselves from hearing the case […]

Pie sale set for Saturday

MILLERSPORT – Better get there early. TWIG 13’s semi-annual pie sale runs from 9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Watson’s Valero. All pies are homemade and cost $8 each. Proceeds benefit Fairfield Medical Center.


Cortez friend changing his plea

NEWARK – Noel Joyce is expected to withdraw his not guilty plea. Earlier, the former business partner of former Buckeye Lake Village Council member John Cortez alleged he did nothing to help Cortez flee Licking County a year ago when Cortez was to face 23 counts of inappropriate sexual relations with minors, one count of providing cocaine to minors, and […]

Blood drives set

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Lions are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive from 2 – 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6 at the Lions clubhouse on on Chatauqua Boulevard. Walk-ins are welcome. The blood mobile will be in Baltimore from 1 – 7 p.m. Thursday, October 9, at Baltimore United Methodist Church, 200 W. Market St. Donors must be […]

PetPlex moving to larger quarters

BUCKEYE LAKE – For those whose curiosity is piqued by the “for lease” sign in front of PetPlex Animal Hospital, yes, the Buckeye Lake veterinarian office is moving, but not very far away, and probably not until spring, said PetPlex office manager Dawn Faught. “We’ve outgrown the place,” she said. The veterinarian office, which has been a Buckeye Lake Village […]

Water monitoring training set for Oct. 5

BUCKEYE LAKE – Do you want to help improve the quality of water in Buckeye Lake? Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow is a new volunteer organization dedicated to improving water quality in the lake. One of the first steps is additional monitoring and testing to determine the sources of the impairments – lack of clarity, algae blooms and fish kills. BLT […]

Fall color show is starting

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s forests and fields continue to change color this week, with greens turning to yellow, and with rusts and golds appearing in most areas. Peak color is still one week away for most of the state. “Most parts of the state are starting to notice the first hints of fall color with yellows and oranges being reported and […]