State Champs Again!

Lakewood Lady Lancers Division III State Softball Champs

AKRON – It’s very difficult to win one state championship. It’s next to impossible to win two back to back. Yet, that’s just what Lakewood’s Lady Lancers did in Akron last weekend. In Friday morning’s state semi-final with Columbus Bishop Ready, Brooke Gault tied the game 1-1 with a solo homer in the fifth innning. It was the senior’s first […]

State Champs Again!

Lakewood Lady Lancers Division III State Softball Champs

AKRON – It’s very difficult to win one state championship. It’s next to impossible to win two back to back. Yet, that’s just what Lakewood’s Lady Lancers did in Akron last weekend. In Friday morning’s state semi-final with Columbus Bishop Ready, Brooke Gault tied the game 1-1 with a solo homer in the fifth innning. It was the senior’s first […]

Liberty Union to break ground for new school



BALTIMORE – It took a couple of months to work out, but in the end it only cost the Liberty Union school district $1,000 to buy a .401 acre parcel from Faith Lutheran Church. The purchase allows the new middle school to be located closer to the current elementary school and reduces the cost to extend utilities to the new […]

Can Buckeye Lake afford to go dark?



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake resident Charlotte Basnett told the Buckeye Lake Village Council Monday nigh that she believes many residents didn’t realize they were voting to shut off the village streetlights when they voted down a one-mill operating levy in May, 82 to 91 against. “They were very upset” about the wording on the ballot, said Basnett. The levy […]

Water monitoring training sessions set



BUCKEYE LAKE – If you missed the water quality monitoring training sessions last fall, there’s another opportunity to help improve Buckeye Lake’s water quality. Last October, Carl Moore of Ohio Lake Monitoring Society trained volunteers so they could become Ohio EPA Approved Level One Quality Data Collectors (QDC-One). Monitors will be providing data on primarily water clarity to Ohio EPA […]

Council member resigns



KIRKERSVILLE – There were more changes for the Kirkersville Village Council as council member Erika Mudd resigned June 3. Mayor Terry Ashcraft said Monday that Mudd resigned because she moved from the village, which automatically disqualifies her as a council member. “She did a real good job,” said Ashcraft. Mudd served on council since Jan. 2008. Ashcraft said any resident […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Bonsai Show- Saturday, June 13, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Free, at the Visitors Center. The Dawes Arboretum invites you to experience the art of bonsai at the 29th Ohio Regional Bonsai Show. Free demonstrations go on throughout the weekend. More than 100 bonsai specimens are displayed in the […]

More BLASST information



Editor: The BLASST got its first donation months ago from Jim Arter. He is coming back to the lake for our celebration for the first time since his mother’s passing. Jim’s mother Jean almost always sold the most t-shirts for us plus she sold flares. She was a big BLASST supporter and a true American. She is missed by more […]

Pastors join together for Millersport Baccalaureate



Editor: On Wednesday, June 3, 2009, the senior class of Millersport High School was honored in the Baccalaureate Exercises at the Millersport Methodist Church. As my wife and I sat in the pew, we were impressed with our senior class and the efforts of the area pastors. It was a group endeavor by Pastor Steve Bush, Pastor Dan Monk, Pastor […]

Millersport’s spring athletes congratulated



Editor: As a resident and a Walnut Township Scholl Board member, I would like to congratulate the following spring athletes at Millersport High School: Alyssa Arnold, Cody Allison, Rachel Pohlman, Jessica Pohlman, Miranda Smith, Kayleigh Scott, Alexandra Barnes, Cierra McClurg and Zach Carr. Zach earned honorable mention all conference in baseball. In softball, Cierra was second team all conference, Alex […]


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