Easter egg hunt winners



Editor: We had our annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Buckeye Lake Youth Association this year on April 3rd. It was a huge success and everyone had a great time! Here are the winners for this year’s contests. Ages: Walking/3 – Nickolas Preston, Carter Davis and Brianna Gilder 4/5 – Hunter Carrell, Cody Allen and Ethan Ailes 6/8 – Riley […]

More support for Liberty Union tax renewal



Editor: On May 4th, Liberty Union- Thurston School District residents will be asked to support a renewal of the 0.5% income tax operating levy that was initially approved in 2005. It is due to expire next year if district voters do not approve a renewal of that original levy which would result in a substantial reduction in the necessary operating […]

Writer supports Smith for commissioner



Editor: On Election Day, May 4th, my wife Doris and I will vote to reelect Doug Smith as our Licking County Commissioner. I would ask you to join us. I have known Doug Smith for years as a family man, small business owner, Harrison Township Trustee for seven terms, and now as our County Commissioner. Doug’s reputation is that of […]

Wood endorsed for Perry County Commissioner



Editor: In the game of politics, talk is cheap. That’s why when a politician says he is a member of a group or organization, I always ask what does that mean? Is he an active member or does he just write a check during election season? If they lose will they still be supportive? Writing a check is one thing. […]

Flora J. Yates



Flora J. Yates, 91, of Baltimore, former resident of Archer, Florida, died Friday, April 16, 2010, at her residence. She was retired from RBM/ Essex Wire Co. with 20 years of service. She enjoyed embroidering, crocheting, and needlework. She is survived by her daughter, Norma Stilwell of Baltimore; son, Jerry H. (Sharon) Yates of Englewood, California; seven grandchildren, Charles (Lisa) […]

Writer says Lakewood levy will cost more than estimates



Editor: The new Lakewood levy will generate $36 million dollars district wide during the 10 year period. $31 million dollars of the $36 million will go towards salaries, around 85% according to Lakewood officials. I don’t have a problem with people making a living, but back in February of this year, the district received $162,000 from the latest federal government […]

Poppy Day is May 1



MILLERSPORT – Poppy Day is Saturday, May 1. Members of the Millersport American Legion Auxiliary Unit 637 will be distributing the traditional paper poppies downtown and at businesses. Kennedy Ervin is 2010 Little Miss Poppy Queen. She is the daughter of Clint and Amy Ervin and is a member of the Junior Auxiliary. She is eligible through her father’s service […]

Writer disagrees with support for refuse districts



Editor: As always a great paper, and great articles. We finally disagree on one editorial. Residential Refuse District, Bad idea: 1. You said “will save residents and township taxpayers money”, maybe. 2. “safety on rural road”, I don’t think so, 3. “win for everybody except Waste Management” only winner is whoever gets the contract, 4. “reducing wear and tear on […]

Condolences to Walnut Township citizens



Editor: The fall elections are in the distant past, and the Walnut Township Trustee recount reconfirmed the second trustee winner. Congratulations and condolences are long overdue. Congratulations to Terry Horn, who with his 996 votes, was the run-away leader in the seven way race for two trustee positions in Walnut Township. In the seven way race for two open seats, […]

Dailey endorsed for Congress



Editor: Fred Dailey is our best choice to serve the 18th Congressional District. His service to our country during the Viet Nam conflict and to our state as Ohio Director of Agriculture give him a strong foundation as a leader and decision maker. Fred is not pursuing this office as a political stepping-stone, or because of a conservative political agenda. […]


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