Free demolition program rewards delinquency



BUCKEYE LAKE – Property tax scofflaws appear to be the primary beneficiaries of Buckeye Lake’s program to remove dilapidated structures. So far, seventy-six percent of the property owners who allowed their structures to deteriorate to the point of no repair have also failed to pay all their property taxes. Yet, with one exception to date, these property owners will soon […]

Kirkersville gives up fight to stop water



KIRKERSVILLE – Village Council members have no intention to refile a lawsuit the village voluntarily dropped to stop the Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District from providing public water to the Flying J Travel Center, just south of I-70 on Ohio 158. “Council made the decision not to pursue the suit,” said attorney Brian Zets, representing Kirkersville. The suit […]

APVs now require licenses



COLUMBUS – Effective June 7, 2010, all purpose vehicles (APVs) will be required to have a license plate and registration sticker. The license plate and registration sticker are permanent and must remain with the vehicle, displayed in plain sight. A $34.75 registration fee will be collected for the issuance of a three year registration. All registrations are for three years […]

One rough inning ends great Lancer season



COLUMBUS – More than a thousand Lakewood fans turned at out Huntington Park to see the 27- 4 and unranked Lancers take on 28-1 and No. 2 ranked Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit last Friday night in a state semi-final game. The Warriors scored in the top of the first inning with a double and bunt single for a 1-0 lead. […]

Bike decorating contest winners named



MILLERSPORT – A total of 22 children entered the Bicycle Decorating Contest this year in the Annual Millersport American Legion Post 637 Memorial Day Parade. This year’s contest theme was to use their imaginations and express their thoughts and ideas about Memorial Day. The trophy winners are: Pre-school/Kindergarten • 1st place Mitchell King, • 2nd place Allison Foltz, • 3rd […]

Antique boat show moves to Millersport



MILLERSPORT – The Buckeye Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society has a new home for their annual show. The show is moving from the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club to the historic Ohio Erie Canal in Millersport. The beautiful vintage boats will be moored at canal docks along Canal Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Bonsai Show- Saturday, June 12 and Sunday June 13, Saturday, noon – 7 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free, meet at the Visitors Center, The 30th Anniversary of The Dawes Arboretum’s Ohio Regional Bonsai Show is a delightful event sure to engage all bonsai artists and enthusiasts. […]

Raymond Paul Johnson



Raymond Paul Johnson, 62, of Buckeye Lake, departed this life on Friday, June 4, 2010, in the Louis Stokes Veteran Hospital in Brecksville, OH. He was born July 8, 1947, in Clairton, PA and was the son of the late Howard, Sr. and Florence Nellie Cunningham Johnson. He was a civilian Electronic/ Test Mechanic at the Newark Air Force Base, […]

Robert F. “Bobby” Snedden Jr.



A service to celebrate the life of Robert F. “Bobby” Snedden Jr., age 60, of Brownsville, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, with Bucky Mowrey officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Mr. Snedden died Friday, June 4, 2010. He was born November 19, 1949, […]

Millersport’s Class of 2010 sets plans for future



MILLERSPORT – Here are the post-graduation plans for Millersport High School’s Class of 2010. Philip Thomas Alkire – Philip plans to attend Central Ohio Technical College in the fall to major in Mechanics; Cody Allen Allison – Cody plans to attend Ohio University, Lancaster in the fall; Alyssa Anne Arnold – Alyssa will attend Morehead State University in the fall […]


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