Dupler wants to work out contract in secret

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees Sonny Dupler and Terry Horn spent nearly two hours at their Nov. 22 meeting discussing a draft contract with the Village of Millersport to provide fire and EMS services. Trustee Ralph Zollinger was absent, spending time with out-of-town family visiting for Thanksgiving. Horn, who trustees previously appointed as their point person on the contract, opened […]

Bargain prices found at Habitat for Humanity ReStore

LANCASTER- Habitat for Humanity of Fairfield County ReStore welcomes all bargain hunters and treasure hunters looking for new and pre-owned merchandise at bargain prices in the area, with each item costing less than retail value. Find items like windows, doors, cabinets, nuts, bolts, electrical, lighting plumbing, including the kitchen sink. Habitat for Humanity of Fairfield County, a Christian-based organization, is […]


Dog tags now on sale

LANCASTER – 2011 dog licenses are now on sale. Any dog three months old or older must have a license. The $12 licenses may be purchased on-line, by mail or from retail outlets. For an on-line purchase, go to http:// dogtags.co.fairfield.oh.us. Dog license applications are available from the county auditor’s website at www.co.fairfield. oh.us/auditor. Mail the application with a stamped […]

Licking Park District must do ‘more with less’

GRANVILLE – Licking Park District has already begun its campaign to pass a May levy, according to Director Russ Edgington. He said the district plans to shut down its parks this winter and lay-off employees at least temporarily in the wake of voters rejecting a 0.2 mill five-year levy in November and learning that next year Licking County can only […]

Harbor Hills gets break on water rates; no sewer hike

HEBRON – Harbor Hills residents will see significant savings on their water bills beginning Jan. 16, 2011. Licking County Water and Wastewater Director Kevin Eby said the new residential rate will be a $25 minimum for up to the first 2,000 gallons per month and $1.01 for every 100 gallons over the minimum. The commercial rate will be a $40.20 […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Luminary Tour- Friday, Dec. 3, 5:30 – 8 p.m.,.The Dawes Arboretum brings you an evening of illumination with 1,500 candle luminaries lining the North End Auto Tour. Join us inside the Visitors Center after the drive for a cup of hot cocoa, a holiday treat and some activities for […]

Wells Benefit set for Dec. 11

BUCKEYE LAKE – Sonny Wells needs your help. The Buckeye Lake resident and U.S. Navy veteran has been diagnosed with inoperable esophagus and liver cancer. He is being treated at the VA outpatient clinic in Columbus and at Licking Memorial Hospital. Sonny isn’t asking for anything, but he doesn’t have insurance or life insurance. His daughters and life-long friend Paul […]

COTC sets Health Career Expo for Dec. 15

NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will hold a Heath Career Expo on Wednesday, December 15, in the John Gilbert Reese Center on COTC’s Newark Campus. The event is free and open to any community members interested in learning about health care education and careers. An optional campus tour will begin at 5:30 p.m.; technology information tables and refreshments […]

Doris J. “Sissy” Akers

Doris J. “Sissy” Akers, age 61 of Baltimore, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at her residence. She was born on August 2, 1949. She is survived by her mother, Tessie Mae Akers of Lancaster; fiancé, John Conway of Baltimore; brothers, Bud J. (Cheryle) Akers, III of Lancaster, Marshall Ray (Johnnie) Akers of […]