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Sweet Corn Festival parade features many bands

MILLERSPORT – Sunshine reigned on the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival parade Sept. 2. A perfect day and nearly every marching band in the region drew a huge crowd to the memorable event leading into the popular festival’s long weekend. Hundreds of spectators were treated to more than a dozen marching bands, including Millersport, Liberty Union, Johnstown, Amanda Clearcreek, Watkins Memorial, […]

Union Township Trustees reject road bids



HEBRON – Union Township road resurfacing projects are stalled. “The bottom line is, the paving won’t get done this year,” said Union Township Trustee Jack Justice during a Labor Day trustees meeting Monday night. The project, which included paving several township subdivision roads, ran into a snag when the trustees approved a Shelly Company paving bid that was $20,000 more […]

Trustees reject road bids, settlement offer



JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees unanimously decided Tuesday night to reject their two road resurfacing bids and start over. Trustees opened bids on August 17 for a possible eight road resurfacing projects. Small’s Asphalt Paving of Gambier bid a total of $138,756.63 for the eight projects. The Shelly Company of Thornville bid came in at $152,425.25. Two projects accounted for […]

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Liberty Township residents lose street name



LIBERTY TOWNSHIP- Some Liberty Township residents may be getting new addresses without ever loading a moving truck. Some residents of Kicsi Lane, a private street off of Saylor Road, were unhappy to learn they were to become Saylor Road residents after the Kicsi Lane sign was removed. Immigrants privately created and named Kicsi Lane nearly 50 years ago and the […]

Rain turns Buckeye Lake streets into a muddy mess



BUCKEYE LAKE – Rosebraugh Circle looked more like Rosebraugh mote Tuesday as pouring rains churned up a river of mud from the street, which, like most Buckeye Lake streets, has lost much of it pavement as public water distribution lines are installed. Rosebraugh Circle resident John Geiger said while he appreciates the work contractor Stillion Brothers Excavating is doing to […]

July real estate sales show signs of stabilizing



COLUMBUS – Home sales throughout Ohio showed significant signs of stabilization in July, with activity nearly mirroring the level posted during the preceding month, reports the Ohio Association of Realtors. “Regardless of conditions – albeit good or bad – our market traditionally reaches its peak activity level in June, with sales escalating during the first half of the year and […]

Licking County Health Department sets flu clinic schedule



NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department will begin this year’s seasonal flu clinics in mid-September and run through mid-October. There may be additional programs for flu offered later in the year to cover the H1N1 virus strain (swine flu), but those will be announced when additional information becomes available. Flu vaccine is recommended for high risk individuals including the […]

Millersport native receives medical degree



MILLERSPORT – Tiffany N. Keller-Burneka recently was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton. Tiffany is the daughter of Randy Keller and Tammie Haines of Millerspor. Tiffany gained interest in Medicine after working for the Whetstone Medical Clinic for four years during her undergraduate education, where she was […]

Glenford walking trail is now open



GLENFORD – Are you looking for a safe place to walk while enjoying the fresh air? If so, the walking trails of Perry County are the place for you. The newest trail in the county has officially opened at the Glenford Lions Club Park. The trail is open from dawn to dusk. The Glenford Walking Trail Kick-off Event took place […]


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