School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of December 14. Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Hip dippers, green beans, choice of fruit, roll and butter. Wednesday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad w/dressing, bread stick, and sherbet. Thursday: Deli sandwich, carrot sticks w/dip, potato salad, and choice of fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, mixed vegetable, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. We’ll have more reports next week. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 2: A Highland Avenue woman was calling the Licking County Sheriff’s Office for help, but refusing to disclose her address. Police discovered the calls were coming from a Highland Avenue residence and the woman was warned to stop calling unless there was a real […]

Dean L. Blauser



Dean L. Blauser, 83 of Baltimore, died Monday, December 7, 2009, at his residence. He was a life long farmer and a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army. He is survived by his nieces, Judy (Gary) Miller of Millersport, and Virginia (Larry) Hawkins of Enon, Ohio; nephew, Dale (Sharon) England of Pickerington; several great nieces and nephews; great […]

Inez L. Jackson



Inez L. Jackson, age 57, of Baltimore, passed away on Monday, December 7th, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was a member of the Baltimore VFW Post 3761 Ladies Auxiliary and the Pickerington American Legion Post 283 Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her loving husband of eight years, Joe Jackson of Baltimore; children, Shawna (David) Gaskill of Carroll, Betty […]

Leon C. Kennedy



A funeral service for Leon C. Kennedy, age 75, of Jacksontown, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 11, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta- Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Tom Hughes officiating. Burial will take place in Mountain View Cemetery, Rural Retreat, Virginia. Mr. Kennedy died December 6, 2009, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He […]

Henry H. Kile



Henry H. Kile, age 84, Thornville, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2009, at Regency Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was born on November 16, 1925, to the late Manuel and Clara (Miller) Kile. He attended the Marantha Church, was a member of Local 1037, and enjoyed playing cards and singing gospel songs with his wife and family. Henry is survived […]

Patricia (Pat) Mae Smith



Patricia (Pat) Mae Smith, age 80, of Baltimore, passed peacefully in her sleep on December 5, 2009, at Pickering House in Lancaster. She was born December 10, 1928, to the late Grover and Mary Fisher. Pat and Ray were married for 62 years, living most of their lives in Baltimore and with their recent winters in Okeechobee Fl. She was […]

Holman challenges Acord’s residency status



JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustee John Holman filed a formal complaint with trustees Monday night alleging that Trustee-elect Ron Acord doesn’t live in the township. Holman publicly read his 2 1/2 page complaint. After consulting with the Licking County Board of Elections and Prosecutor’s office, Ohio Secretary of State’s office and the Ohio Ethics Commission, he said he was advised […]

Millersport reluctantly agrees to EMS/fire contract



MILLERSPORT – Village council members, by a 5-1 vote, very reluctantly agreed to accept Walnut Township’s contract for EMS/fire services. Shane Wise voted “no.” Fire Chief Bill Yates and mayor’s assistant Vince Popo outlined the changes and their effects. Yates said, based on the county auditor’s certification for 2010 for $948,000 from the township’s four fire levies and the village’s […]

Trustees sign EMS billing agreement with Hebron



HEBRON – A year of wrangling came to an unceremonious end Monday night as Union Township Trustees approved an EMS billing agreement with the Village of Hebron. Trustees John Slater and Jesse Ours signed the agreement with little comment; Trustee Jack Justice was absent. According to the agreement, the township will receive $19,379.59 for 2007, $70,448.34 for 2008, and $33,154.77 […]


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