Levy discussions dominate Lakewood meeting



HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members want to be sure voters have all the facts about their proposed 9.9 mill levy before the Nov. 2 election. Board members were greeted by a roomful of people, both for and against the levy, at their first board meeting since voters again rejected the additional levy by a 1,754 to 1,672 vote at […]

Union Township Trustees approve sign changes



HEBRON – No one showed up for Union Township Trustees’ public hearing on proposed changes to their sign regulations. Trustees unanimously approved the changes, which are outlined in a document Licking County Planning Manager Brad Mercer presented to the trustees. Basically, the changes “clean up” the current language so township officials and residents can more easily understand them. A major […]

Soccer registration set



HEBRON – It’s time to register Hebron Area Soccer’s Fall season. Players can register on-line at www.HebronAreaSoccer.com or download a mail-in registration form. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 1 for the early bird price of $35 and also receive a $10 discount for each additional family member. The league is open to boys and girls from pre-school to grade 12. Call […]

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Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike: 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. on Friday, August 20. Free, meet at the Visitors Center deck. Experience The Arboretum at night! Kids and adults are welcome to attend one of our most popular programs as we hike through collections, grasslands and woodlands. Bud Grafting: 9 a.m. to noon […]

Thurston gets $300,000 grant



COLUMBUS – State Senator Tim Schaffer (R- Lancaster) announced that the Village of Thurston in Fairfield County has been awarded a $300,000 grant for public infrastructure improvements. The funding was provided through the Ohio Department of Development’s Community Development Block Grant Program. “This grant will allow the Village of Thurston to undertake projects that will improve its infrastructure and also […]

Larry Chaffin



Larry Chaffin, 61, of Adams, Ky., formerly of Baltimore, passed away unexpectedly August 16, 2010, at his residence. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle. Larry served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He is survived by his loving mother, Lillian Snow of Baltimore; brothers, Gary (Tina) Chaffin and Tony Chaffin, both of Baltimore; sisters, Linda (Paul) Datillo […]

Dwight “Joe” Joseph



Dwight “Joe” Joseph, age 70, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday, August 13, 2010. He was born in Columbus, on February 4, 1940, to the late Dwight W. and Lena Joseph. He was raised by Dale and Lena Logan. Joe began a long and illustrious career with Columbus Police Department in 1961. He followed in […]

John E. Klein



A funeral service for John E. Klein, 71 of Hebron, was held August 17, 2010 in the Newark Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Licking County Veterans Alliance providing military honors. Mr. Klein passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at his home. He was born July 27, 1939, in Newark to […]

Jack Page Lyons



Jack Page Lyons, age 74, of Thornville, passed away at his residence on Monday, August 16, 2010. Jack was born in New Lexington, on May 31, 1936, to the late Holmer J. and Helen I. (Page) Lyons. He served in the U.S. Army and was a life member of AMVETS Post 51. He worked at Dennison University for 24 years […]


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