Margaret Rose Woolard

A memorial service for Margaret Rose Woolard, age 78, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor David Moody officiating. Private inurnment will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Woolard died February 1, 2010, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, operated by […]

Judy D. Yocum

Judy D. Yocum, 67, of Buckeye Lake died Thursday, January 28, 2010, following an extended illness. She was born in Athens County, on June 3, 1942, the daughter of the late Dan and Eileen (Manning) Yocum. She was a graduate of Central High School in Columbus, Class of 1961. She was retired from the F.& R. Lazarus Company in Columbus, […]

Fire company sets run record in 2009

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Fire Company made a record 1,037 runs in 2009, Fire Chief Mike Wilson told trustees Monday night. That was six more runs than in 2008. Another record was also set in 2009. Twenty-two times in 2009, the company couldn’t get a crew out, which means a mutual aid department made that run. Of those 22 calls […]

Concerns raised about county animal shelter

KIRKERSVILLE – Nearly 100 people filled Kirkersville Town Hall Sunday evening to express concerns about the Licking County Animal Shelter. They allege unsanitary conditions and improper animal euthanization. Licking County Commissioners and shelter warden, however, strongly disagree. Many of the Sunday meeting attendees were there in response to a YouTube video, which BARK Animal Rescue activist Bonnie Mansfield posted online. […]

Youth baseball coaches needed

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Boys Youth Baseball Association has joined the Northern Local Little League this year for ages 7-12 years. We need volunteers to coach or assist in coaching our Millersport Boys Youth Baseball teams. You do not have to be in the Walnut Township Local School District to volunteer. Anyone interested in signing up please call as soon […]



Union Township to tighten parking enforcement

HEBRON – Watch where you park in Union Township, particularly on Mill Dam Road between US 40 and Cristland Hill Road. Union Township Police Chief Paula Greene told the township trustees Monday night that Mill Dam Corner Grille patrons are parking within the Mill Dam Road right-of-way and it’s becoming a safety hazard. She said more and more people are […]

Veterans’ Services sets regular Buckeye Lake visit

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Licking County Veterans’ Services Commission has mobilized to Buckeye Lake. The Licking County Veterans’ Services Commission sends a van to Buckeye Lake Village to park in front of the Buckeye Lake Village Offices the third Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The van offers all veterans’ services provided at the commission’s office […]

Fourth quarter real estate sales activity fuels optimism for 2010

COLUMBUS – A challenging real estate market throughout most of 2009 has given way to renewed optimism as Ohio’s housing sector was buoyed by strong fourth quarter sales and a clear uptick in the average sales price, according to statistics provided by the state’s Multiple Listing Services. “The 2009 market certainly presented a number of challenges for both industry professionals […]

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