Rezoning process for landfill starts over



MILLERSPORT – Some 30 months ago the Walnut Township Zoning Commission heard an application from Jerry and Barbara Mock to rezone approximately 61 acres just west of Ohio 37 from I-1 (Light Industrial) to I-2 (General Industrial). Though the basic issue was still the same Monday night, the circumstances are different. Two and half years ago, the rezoning request was […]

Township completes church purchase



HEBRON – It’s official; Union Township Trustees have completed the purchase of a former church. Trustees purchased the former Licking Baptist Church and its 7.1-acre lot at 1380 Beaver Run Rd. for $310,000 during a Licking County Sheriff’s auction Sept. 3. Trustees intend to convert the 6,800 square foot church into township offices, record storage, and possibly equipment storage, a […]

Hebron Mayor Clifford L. Mason recently administered the Oath of Office to Tony Oliver



Judy McGyone of Baltimore



Wells calls for Cookston’s removal



BUCKEYE LAKE – Former Buckeye Lake Village Council member Peggy Wells told the Buckeye Lake Village Council Monday night that she believes Buckeye Planning Commission chair Karen Cookston should step down from the Commission after Cookston built a “parking lot” spanning four lots in a residential area of the village. However, council president Charlene Hayden strongly defended Cookston’s actions and […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Howl-a-ween Dog Costume Parade and Contest- Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 – 11 a.m. Outfit your canine in the most frightening, ghoulish or most ridiculous costume you can muster to take part in a parade of pooches. We will have four highly-discerning judges on hand to evaluate the costumes and […]

Ronald H. Bentley, Sr.



Ronald H. Bentley, Sr., age 64 of Baltimore, passed away on October 5, 2010. He is survived by loving wife of 44 years, Juanita; sons, Ronald, Jr. and Matthew Bentley; brother, Mike (Wanda) Bentley; sister, Sharon (Carol) Bentley; step-daughters, Diana (Dwight) Valentine, Recisa (Rick) Van Fossen, Mylia (David) Marshall, Robin (Mike) Stemple, Tina (Brad) Seimer; loving grandfather to 12 grandchildren […]

Robert “Bob” Eugene Embrey



Robert “Bob” Eugene Embrey, 86 of Hebron, passed away on October 10, 2010, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark. He was born December 24, 1923, in Hebron, to the late Nicholas Gill and Lillian Marie (Reeb) Embrey. Bob attended Hebron High School and upon graduating served in the Army through 1947. After returning home from the service he went to […]

Evelyn E. Gill



A funeral service for Evelyn E. Gill, 89 of Jacksontown was held October 9, 2010, at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Pastor Matthew Van- Winkle officiating. Burial followed at Fairmount Cemetery. Evelyn was born in Linnville, on November 1, 1920, to the late Zack W. and Mertie (Drumm) Leaman. She passed away at Flint Ridge Nursing Center on October 6, […]

Ron Sager



Ron Sager, 72, of Kirkersville, died on October 10, 2010. Ron was born in 1938 to the late Clyde and Mildred Sager in Baltimore. Ron was the owner of Ron Sager Water Systems. He was a member of Alturas Lodge #537 Millersport, Scottish Rite, Aladdin Shrine of Columbus and the Newark Mannechor. He is survived by his wife, Dixie; sons, […]


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