Just three weeks to BLASST

Editor: Well…time is flying! Memorial Day weekend has passed and it’s just a short three weeks until 4th of July weekend. I know many are getting tired of the repetion, but I need to say it every week… the fireworks are set for FRIDAY, JULY 2, at 10pm. Please spread the word. So many have repeatedly commented how much they […]

Trying to determine meaning of ‘transitioning’ at pound

Editor: Over the course of the past six months, myself and several other citizens have heard that the Licking County Commissioners are “transitioning” the dog pound. So in the Commissioners’ meeting last Thursday, Shelly Myers, who had asked to be put on the agenda, told the Commissioners that we had made a lot of suggestions but don’t feel there has […]

Thanks from Millersport After Prom

Editor: The Millersport High School After Prom Committee would like to sincerely thank the following businesses and individuals for their generosity and support. Thanks to: Max and Erma’s, Kohl’s, Keller Family Chiropractic, Cradle to College, Brian Morgan, William Woods, Buckeye Lake Marina, The Beacon, Tom Jones Insurance, Virginia Pargeon, Village Pantry, Lakeside Motors, Millersport Volunteer Fire Department, Fisher’s Marina, National […]

Writer wants swans protected

This is a response to the letter from Georgette Anthony. I think you have a heart, but we know where the blame lies with who killed the swan and her eggs. It was the Gerling/Heimarch family. They called ODNR, and they requested the kill order which was issued to them. It was the same family that hired the trapper to […]

Pastor honored to participate in Baccalaureate

Editor: This past Wednesday evening I had the honor of participating in the Millersport High School 2010 Baccalaureate Service. Four graduates, Alyssa Arnold, David Bruckelmeyer, Ashley Harris, and Alexandria Reasoner, gave powerful, passionate, moving testimonies; it was fantastic to see each of their individual personalities with the love of Christ shining through. I especially want to thank Pastor Steve Bush […]

Flags raise questions about jurisdiction

Editor: June 14th is Flag Day. United States Code 4 U.S.C. 1 and 2 describes the official American Flag. Red, White, Blue. Army Reg. 840-10 describes a Military Flag. Red, White and Blue with a 2 1/2 inch gold fringe around three sides; a flag to be used indoors for parades and ceremonies. Army Reg. 840- 10 also lists other […]

Thanks for birthday party

Editor: Thank you, thank you to everyone who came to my surprise birthday party. It was one of the best days of my life. I would also like to thank Sam the Swan for entertaining my grandchildren. Freda Dyer Bateson Beach

Animals sought for petting zoo

BUCKEYE LAKE – Calling all animal owners. The Buckeye Lake Youth Association is looking for more friendly animals for their petting zoo set for 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. If you would like to share your pet or animal with children please call Jackie French at 740- 323-6718 or Stephanie Krouse at 740-281-6904.


Lady Lancers win third straight State Championship.

AKRON – “Tradition doesn’t graduate,” senior catcher Caitlin Houk said after the Lady Lancers won their third straight state championship Saturday. Her comment addressed low expectations in some quarters for a team that lost a star pitcher to graduation and moved up to Division II. “We knew we could be a really good team on our own,” junior pitcher Alyssa […]

Big O gets first Union Township trash contract

HEBRON – Big “O” Refuse won unanimous approval Monday night as Union Township’s exclusive residential trash hauler. trash hauling provider. The three-year contract begins July 1. “They were the cheapest on actual refuse pick-up,” said Trustee President John Slater Tuesday. Big “O” bid slightly higher recycling fees than its closest competitor, J & J Refuse of Dover, Ohio, but Slater […]