Free tax help available



BUCKEYE LAKE – American Association of Retired Persons once again will provide “free” tax preparation at the LEADS Buckeye Lake Center, 5312 Walnut Road (Ohio 79), Buckeye Lake, for low to middle-income tax payers with special attention to those 60 years and older. LEADS is now scheduling appointments. Call the Newark Center at 740-345-1391 to schedule an appointment. AARP volunteers […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 23: A Heath woman said someone damaged her vehicle. • Feb. 25: A Walnut Road man said someone shattered his truck’s side window and stole several items from the vehicle. • Feb. 26: A driver was warned for speed, but cited for not wearing a seatbelt. • Feb. 26: A […]

Back to back MSL champs



HEBRON – The Lakewood 8th grade boys basketball team entered this season with targets on their backs after winning the Mid State League championship as seventh graders last year. With a goal of a second MSL championship in mind, the team played hard, practiced harder and finished the regular season 14-2. During the Christmas break, the Lancers competed in the […]

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McAfee honored at FMC



LANCASTER – Baltimore resident Angela McAfee was chosen by her peers as Fairfield Medical Center’s Employee of the Winter Quarter for the Patient Services Division. Angie works in PCU as a Registered Nurse. She began her career at the Center in 1999. One of her peers commented, “I know that a particular patient recovered from poor oral condition and food […]

Division of Liquor Control names top brands for 2010



COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor Control recently announced that dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level of $753.7 million in calendar year 2010, exceeding last year’s total by $19 million or 2.57 percent. (Spirituous liquor is intoxicating liquor containing more than 21 percent alcohol by volume.) Gallonage sales for 2010 also increased to […]

Unusual winter tornado hits outside Millersport



MILLERSPORT – It all happened so fast that Millersport resident John Darst didn’t know his roof was missing until a firefighter told him. “I don’t know if it sounded like a train; it sounded like something loud,” he said. Monday morning a tornado touched down south of Millersport wreaking havoc on Darst and his wife Kimberly’s single story Lake Road […]

Some boat registrations expired March 1



COLUMBUS – Registrations for approximately one-third of Ohio’s 424,700 registered recreational watercraft expired March 1 and must be renewed before those boats are returned to the water, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Watercraft. Registration fees remain unchanged from last year. The Division of Watercraft encourages boat owners to first check that their pleasure crafts […]

Lakewood High School names honor students



HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the second nine-wek grading period. Principal’s List Freshmen – Faith Aleshire, Rachel Baumgartner, Monica Betts, Daniel Bradley, Erin Brown, Mary Debevoise, and Jessica Mann. Sophomores – David Briggs, Claudia Coffey, Wyatt Dixon, Kalie Fellure, Lauren French, John Gershom, Kayla Gowdy, Brittany Henry, Tyler Knepper, Sheridan Leistikow, Nathan Nicholson, Tacie […]

Lakewood sets meeting for Post Secondary Enrollment Options



HEBRON – Lakewood High School’s Counseling Department is holding a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, for all students interested in enrolling PSEOP (Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program) for next school year. The meeting will be in the high school cafeteria. PSEOP allows qualified students to enroll in courses at area colleges or at Lakewood High School free […]


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