Thornville Police Chief resigns to take new post



THORNVILLE – Thornville Police Chief Nick Garver accepted a chief’s position in Frazeysburg, Ohio and will work temporarily between both villages as Thornville seeks his replacement. “He’s going to be missed,” said Thornville Mayor Beth Patrick. “It’s sad for Thornville, but I’m excited for him.” Garver took over as Thornville Police Chief Jan. 29, 2008 after serving as a patrol […]

Trustees want court to resolve road dispute



JACKSONTOWN – After a 30 minute executive session Tuesday night, Licking Township Trustees unanimously approved a resolution to seek a judicial action if necessary to resolve the longstanding dispute with Robert Snedden Sr. concerning the location of Somerset Road. Snedden has maintained for years that Somerset Road improperly extends too far over his property. He claims that in 2004 trustees […]

IRS Tax Tips: E-filing is easy



WASHINGTON – IRS e-file, the popular electronic tax return delivery service used by twothirds of the nation’s taxpayers, opens for business January 15 and marks 20 years of safely and securely transmitting nearly 800 million individual federal tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service debuted e-file nationally in 1990, delivering 4.2 million tax returns. Last year, IRS e-file delivered 95 million […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. An Easy Dozen: Trees to Recognize in Winter- Saturday Jan. 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, $5 for all—a mid–winter special! Reservation required, meet at the Visitors Center, Crown, bark, buds, twigs, dead leaves, leftover fruits, and growth patterns—all provide clues to help unmask the identity of a dormant […]

A Man for All Seasons



BALTIMORE – After a combined total of 106 athletic seasons at Liberty Union, Jim Reed has retired from his last remaining coaching position, golf. For 55 years, Reed’s life has been wrapped up in the classrooms, hallways, gymnasiums and athletic fields of the Liberty Union district. He was a youth there, graduating in 1961 and earning both athletic and academic […]

Letters to the Editor



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Planning Commission needs new leadership



Editor: I’m impressed…finally. For the first time that I’m aware, our village will auction off the cars in the impound lot instead of allowing the police department to dispose of them how they see fit. This is a good “first step” for our new mayor. Now if we could only see a change in the leadership of the Planning Commission. […]

Seaplane captain says thank you to Buckeye Lake



Editor: Many thanks are offered from Captain Belford and all the pilots at Belford Seaplane Base, located on the open waters of Buckeye Lake just north of Lieb’s Island on the lakes west end. The area of water has been well suited for our operations and makes respecting other boaters much easier. Did you know that once a seaplane in […]

Another Letter: Is Liberty Township going backwards?



Editor: The Liberty Township Board of Trustees, with two new members, voted unanimously to slash zoning services and eliminate township administration in its entirety. The measures came in response to an approval in late December by the former board of a comprehensive zoning amendment designed to bring the township into compliance with state laws, eliminate vague and unenforceable language in […]

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