Lakewood Middle names honor roll

HEBRON – Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the third nineweek grading period. Principal’s List Grade 6: Caleb Aleshire, Jarrod Bowman, Ellis Cramer, Taylor Daignault, Elaina Davenport, Eliza Dove, Zachary Green, Harsimran Kaur, Bethany Large, Lucy Morrison, Sierra Murphy, Annie Newhouse and Emily Voehringer. Grade 7: Christopher Allmon, Ashton Boland, Alex Brennan, Stacie Carlton, Jarred Chorpenning, Hanah […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 10. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Big daddy pizza, vegetable, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, roll/butter, and fruit crisp. Thursday: BBQ sandwich, potato wedges, choice of fruit, and mini ice cream sandwich. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad w/dressing, […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron • March 24: A driver was cited for going 44 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road. • March 24: A Wooster Street resident told police that someone had tampered with a keypad for his garage. He asked police to keep an eye on his home. • March 25: Police checked […]

Brittany N. Irvin

Brittany N. Irvin, age 26, of Millersport, died on Sunday, May 2, 2010, in an auto accident. She was a 2001 graduate of Millersport High School. She worked at Texas Roadhouse, which was her second family, where she was a waitress and trainer. She is survived by her parents, Bill and Sue May of Millersport; sister, Lori May and her […]

Contracts awarded for new middle school

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union Thurston school board members unanimously approved eight contracts totaling $9,405,895 at a special meeting Monday afternoon. Four of the awards – totaling $7,521,600 – are for the construction of the new middle school. The construction bids were $590,709 or 7.3 percent below the estimates. Seven of the eight apparent low bidders were awarded contracts. S & […]

May 31 is deadline for bog tour lottery

COLUMBUS– Nature enthusiasts are encouraged to enter a lottery to tour Ohio’s only floating island – Cranberry Bog State Nature Preserve in Buckeye Lake – during the bog’s annual open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 19. Attendance is limited to protect the bog’s delicate sphagnum moss surface, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources […]

Donations sought for banners, flowerpots

MILLERSPORT – Kim Oxley of Hometown Hotdogs is seeking donations to replace the flower pots that have graced downtown Millersport for several summers. The pots started disintegrating and were thrown away. Oxley is also seeking donations to buy some seasonal banners welcoming visitors to downtown Millersport. She has set up a special account at PNC Bank for donations. Please make […]

Neighbors win battle over C&DD landfill zoning

LANCASTER – It took more than 10 months, but Fairfield County Common Pleas Judge Richard E. Berens has granted an injunction sought by neighbors of the proposed construction and demolition debris landfill in Walnut Township. The injunction, issued April 26, “enjoins Walnut Township, the Walnut Township Zoning Commission, the Walnut Township Board of Trustees, and Zoning Inspector Ralph Reeb from […]

Trustee believes EMS/Fire contract agreement close

HEBRON – Union Township Trustee Rick Black believes the township and the Village of Hebron may be nearing a fire contract. He said some Hebron Village Council members are warming to having the township contribute 55 percent of the Hebron Fire Department’s operational expenses while the township keeps all EMS billing revenue generated outside the Hebron Village limits. “That’s what […]

Flying J will have public water soon

KIRKERSVILLE – Work continues on a Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District water line to the Flying J Travel Center in Kirkersville even though the Village of Kirkersville has a pending court hearing to stop it. District Director Don Rector said the line is completely installed and testing is in its final stages. “Once we get the all clear […]