Lighten up: Fighting the junk food battle

Recently, I baffled my boy – with baked goods. He’s a genius. We’re so proud. “What are those things on that plate?” he said. “Those are cookies, bud,” I said. “Where’s the box?” he said. “There is no box,” I said. “I made them, then I put them on a plate.” “Wow! You never made cookies before!” he said. “Yes […]

VFW Post 1388 Auxiliary sponsoring Coins 4 the Cure on Oct. 16

Editor: On October 16th, the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 1388, will be sponsoring Coins 4 the Cure. We will be collecting your change (and bills) for Cancer Aid and Research. You will see us in the middle of Millersport at the traffic light in the morning, going from store to store, and approaching you on the street. Please help […]

Agreement reached on fire contract

MILLERSPORT – Hundreds of Walnut Township residents leaned forward in their seats, straining to hear whether Walnut Township Trustee Ralph Zollinger would second Trustee Terry Horn’s motion. Several shouted, “Come on, Ralph, do what’s right.” A loud cheer went up when Horn announced that Zollinger said “yes.” A few moments later Trustee President Sonny Dupler made it unanimous when he […]

Prospective cuts spelled out at Lakewood forum

HEBRON – Let’s face it, $4.4 million is a lot of money, especially when trying to slash that amount from a school district budget, said Lakewood Superintendent Jay Gault. He spoke to a near-capacity crowd at the Lakewood High School auditorium Oct. 30, which was full of district residents wanting to know more about the additional 9.9 mill school levy […]

Hearing on zoning change for landfill set for Oct. 11

MILLERSPORT – Jerry and Barbara Mock, owners of Walnut C&DD LLC, are making a second attempt to get approximately 61.85 acres off Ohio 37 rezoned to I-2 General Industrial District. That I-2 designation is the only remaining obstacle to their plans to operate a 34.8 acre construction and demolition debris landfill on the tract. Walnut C&DD’s plans were approved by […]

Lakewood College Night set for Oct. 19

HEBRON – Lakewood High School is sponsoring College Night at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, in the high school auditorium. Interested parents and students are encouraged to attend. Information is geared towards juniors and seniors, but all students are welcome. Perry Robinson, Director of Admissions and Vice President at Denison University, will present the program. He will discuss such […]


Engineers quizzed on repaving

BUCKEYE LAKE – M•E Companies inspector Jack Christy and the Asphalt Institute aren’t on the same page when it comes to tact coat. Christy and M•E engineer Keith Delomo came to Monday night’s Public Service Committee meeting. “I had questions at the council meeting,” Chair Kaye Hartman said. “I wanted some open conversation… we needed to clear the air.” She […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Hike Beyond the Beaten Path- Saturday, Oct. 9, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Make a date to enjoy the leaf color this fall. Now is the perfect time to get some exercise before an afternoon of watching football. Beth Spieles, Interpretive Educator, will lead you beyond our most popular trails […]

Ray F. Kilbarger

A funeral service for Ray F. Kilbarger, 88, of Baltimore, was held October 4, 2010, in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Pastor Dale Ann Gray presiding. Interment followed in Basil Memorial Cemetery with the Baltimore VFW Post 3761 conducting military rites. Ray passed away at home on Thursday, September 30, 2010. He was born on November 4, 1921, […]