Lakewood High School names honor students



HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the second nineweek grading period. Principal’s List Freshmen: Wyatt Dixon, Kalie Fellure, Lauren French, John Gershom, Kayla Gowdy, Brittany Henry, Tyler Knepper, Sheridan Leistikow, Nathan Nicholson, Tyan Perkins, Tacie Shannon, Matthew Shutts, Kelsi Thompson and Hayli Ward. Sophomores: Allison Aldridge, Christina Bennett, Brandi Crumley, Deric Dove, Michaela Good, Tiffany […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 8. 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 […]

Liberty Union sets kindergarten registration



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union Thurston Schools have set registration procuedures and schedules for Kindergarten students for the 2010-2011 school year. Kindergarten is full day, every day. The first step is a parents meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 11 in the multi-purpose room at the elementary school on South Main Street (Ohio 158). Children must five years of age […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 25: Walnut Road man said someone keyed (scratched) his vehicle. • Feb. 27: A Hebron man was cited for running a red light at Mill Dam Road. • Feb. 28: A driver was cited for going 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • Feb. […]

Books available on how to raise drug-free children



NEWARK – The Licking County Library recently received a donation from Our Futures in Licking County and Park National Bank of sixteen copies of the book, How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: the Straight Dope for Parents by Joseph A. Califono, Jr. The book is based on nearly twenty-years of research at The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse […]

Helen E. Eversole



Helen E. Eversole, 84, of Baltimore, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2010. Helen is survived by her two granddaughters, Lori Leitzel of Cleveland, and Amy Fickle of West Chester, Ohio; two sisters, Dorothy Sawyer of Baltimore and Mary Margarite Wilson of Melbourne, Florida; and three brothers, Paul Richard Kull of Millersport, Kenneth E. Kull of Carroll, and Donald Lee […]

Richard L. Newkirk



Richard L. Newkirk, age 57, Birmingham, Michigan, died February 27, 2010, in Delta County, Michigan as a result of a snowmobile accident. He was born May 5, 1952, in Columbus, the son of Harold J. and Rosa Lee (Emerson) Newkirk. Dick graduated from Watkins Memorial High School in 1970, and Bowling Green State University in 1974. He retired in 2007 […]

Equipment breakdowns plague snow plowing



JACKSONTOWN – It appears Charles Krumm Jr. has one less hurdle to clear in his efforts to redevelop Avondale Marina. Last month, Licking Township Trustee President Joe Hart told Krumm that the township’s current zoning map shows that his property and most of the adjacent Papa Boo’s is zoned residential. At Monday night’s trustee meeting, Hart said he recently went […]

Water hook-ups get more costly, complex



BUCKEYE LAKE – Connecting to Buckeye Lake Village’s new water distribution system is going to be more complicated and expensive than village officials originally thought. Somehow village officials totally overlooked the Licking County Health Department and its plumbing regulations. That means residential property owners will have to purchase a $75 permit from the health department to connect to the new […]

Hebron approves new water contract with county



HEBRON – It took a real sharp pencil, but in the end Hebron bested the Village of Buckeye Lake’s efforts to replace Hebron as the bulk water supplier for Licking County’s water system serving Harbor Hills and Lakewood Schools. Hebron has been supplying bulk water to Licking County since 1991 via a contract expiring at the end of this year. […]


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