Leonard David Miller, Jr.

Leonard David Miller, Jr., 66, of Newark passed away Dec. 28, 2009 at his residence. He was born June 28, 1943, in Hamlin, WV, to the late Leonard D. Miller, Sr., and Carletta Miller. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra, of the home; mother in law, Hazel Arick, of Newark; daughter, Catrina Sue Kuhn of Newark; brother, Paul […]

Marvine E. Taggart (nee Groves)

Marvine E. Taggart (nee Groves), formerly of Baltimore, died Wednesday, December 30, 2209 one day before her 93rd birthday, after suffering a stroke December 13th at Lanfair Center. Marvine was born to the late Russell and Florence Groves of Lancaster and was a 1934 graduate of Liberty Union High School. She had been employed by the Fairfield National Bank and […]

James E. Talbot

James E. Talbot, 72, of Lancaster, formerly of Baltimore, died on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 at Fairfield Medical Center. He was a US Army veteran and retired from Lucent Technologies in Columbus. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Baltimore Senior Citizens, Olivedale St. Citizens Center, American Legion; wasavid card player, railroader and bowler. He is […]

Ronald Edgar Thompson

Ronald Edgar Thompson, 73, of Newark passed away Dec. 28, 2009, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center. He was born April 22, 1936 in Toboso, Ohio, the son of the late George and Neva (Arbaugh) Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Bonita Kay Strickland, whom he married on July 11, 1973; two daughters, Pamela […]

Stanley Thompson

Stanley Thompson, 77, of Millersport died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2009, in Columbus following an extended illness. He was born May 29, 1932 in Gore, the son of the late Oscar and Gladys (Walters) Thompson. He worked at Rockwell International in Heath for many years and, after retiring, enjoyed working with his dump truck. He also considered himself a farm […]

Water tower to hold 1/2 million gallons

By Scott Rawdon BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake’s new water tower will be operational this month, but it won’t look like a lighthouse until significantly later. Buckeye Lake Council Clerk Tim Matheny said the village hasn’t completely decided exactly how the water tower will be decorated, other than that it will resemble a light house. The village council discussed the […]

Licking County Year in Review 2009

In what has been a challenging year, I would like to share some thoughts about the achievements of your Licking County Government in a time of declining resources. Much has been said recently about cutbacks, and any review of 2009 must begin with the effects of the recession. Unemployment in the neighborhood of ten percent and home foreclosures continue to […]

Join the Millersport Community Theatre

MILLERSPORT- It is not too late to join Millersport Community Theatre’s rehearsals for their 2010 Minstrel, “A Night at the Oscars” at Millersport United Methodist Church on St Rt 204 in Millersport, Ohio. Please come and join us on January 10th at 2 pm. Anyone a freshman in high school and older are invited to come sing with us. No […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Free, donations welcome, meet at the Visitors Center Deck, Experience The Arboretum at night! Kids and adults are welcome to attend one of our most popular programs as we hike through collections, grasslands and woodlands. An Easy Dozen: […]


Reviewing some of 2009’s top stories

It wouldn’t be Buckeye Lake without plenty of drama and 2009 didn’t disappoint. Here’s a recap of some of 2009’s top local news stories, from ending a chapter in one village’s nearly 30-year quest for progress to heralding Lakewood’s softball superstars: • Jan. 1: Union Township Trustees challenge Hebron EMS billing: The Union Township Trustees wrestled with the Hebron Village […]

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