Tips for Tots supporters thanked

Editor: What can we say? Our thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Tips for Tots a great success. A special thanks goes out to the Copper Penny, Scooter’s and The Island House for their special projects; Kool 101.7 for the ads; and all the places that sold our pumpkin faces. Thanks to AMVETS Post 51 for hosting the […]


Jim Miller, Licking County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, asked for us to clarify a statement within the story ‘Dispute over bike path to extend into 2009’ in last week’s edition. He said the sentence stating “Miller said the property owners continue to claim they are not asking the court to name either co-defendant the property owner; they simply want the court […]

Is a Fairfield Beach life worth less than Thurston one

Editor: I am a new resident of Fairfield Beach. I cannot believe that taxpayers in Walnut Township will allow the Walnut Township Trustees to further reduce fire and EMS services for residents of Fairfield Beach. These “trustees” just voted to allocate over $413,000 next year to the Thurston Fire Department after buying a new medic for them as well, costing […]

Cemetery volunteers thanked

Editor: On Sunday, Nov. 9, Boy Scout Troop 404 and 24 Walnut Township residents met at the Millersport Cemetery to work on the grave sites. After three hours of mowing, trimming, weeding and brushing the gravestones, the cemetery became a reflection of gratitude of our community. The scouts then went around to every veteran’s grave and straightened the flags honoring […]

Mayor thanks voters for levy approval

Editor: On behalf of village council members, village employees and myself, I want to express our gratitute to Millersport voters for approving our replacement levy for current operations last week. We have a great village and great residents. Thanks again. Dean Severance, Mayor Millersport

Liberty Union adds girls’ soccer as new sport in 09/10

BALTIMORE – It took nearly 25 minutes Monday night for Liberty Union-Thurston Board of Education members to congratulate athletes, musicians and students. Students-of-the-month were seniors Bethany Johnson and James Weaver. Johnson is the daughter of Robin and Mary Johnson. Weaver is the son of Brad and Sherry Weaver. Both were nominated by a teacher for the honor. Second year middle/high […]

Lakewood Schools Quarterly Update

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 17. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza bites, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby snacks. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Fritos, and fruit bar. Wednesday: Potato bowl w/popcorn chicken/corn/gravy, fruit crisp, and roll & butter. Thursday: Cheeseburger, seasoned fries, and choice of fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad w/dressing, and choice […]

Alta Marie Arnold

Alta Marie Arnold, 93, of Somerset, went home to the Lord at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, from her home after celebrating the return of her greatgrandson, Bryan, from Iraq. Alta was born July 16, 1915, in Chesterhill in Morgan County, the youngest daughter of the late Henry and Jane Sutton George. After graduating from Somerset High School in […]

Sue A. Gemienhardt

Funeral arrangements for Sue A. Gemienhardt, 69, of Thornville, are incomplete. Sue passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Florida Hospital in Sebring, Fla. J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, Ohio, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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