Meningitis confirmed at OSU-Newark



NEWARK —Licking County Health Department Commissioner Joe Ebel confirmed Tuesday that an Ohio State University at Newark student has contracted bacterial meningitis. Any students, faculty, or staff members who may have had close contact with the student are being contacted to assist them in receiving the necessary antibiotic treatment. Based on the student’s known recent activities the Health Department’s assessment […]

Lakewood Wall of Fame nominations due March 31



HEBRON – Nomination forms for the Lakewood Wall of Fame are available at the Lakewood District Office, any of the schools or on the Lakewood website (www.lakewoodlocal. k12.oh.us). The Wall of Fame was created to honor those individuals or groups whose actions or achievements in their chosen fields bring honor and distinction to the heritage of the “Lakewood” community. Nominations […]

Resurfacing work to delay raceway’s opening



HEBRON – One way to look at it is the NHRA’s commitment to the National Trail Raceway and its future, said National Trail Raceway Sales and Marketing Manager Mike Fornataro. From his office window he could easily see heavy equipment breaking up the drag strip’s staging area, preparing the venerable racecourse for 150 feet of new concrete surface, including new […]

Millersport High School names honor students



MIILERSPORT – Millersport Junior and Senior High School recently names its honor student for the third nine-week grading period. Highest Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Genna Heileman, Drew Hines, Morgan Murphy, and Olivia Osborn. Eighth Grade: Summer Blanchard, Kayla Hittle, Emily Jones, Cheyenne Price, Johanna Whetstone, and Cora Willis. Freshmen: Mia Barnes, Emily Fry, Abbey Heileman, and Frances Keller. Sophomores: Nicholas […]

Things to do…

Theatre Music

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Success with Seeds- Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. – noon. This class is a hands-on workshop focusing on the best practices for starting various seeds. Transplanting information as well as seed supplier information is shared. Participants plant seeds to take home and nurture until transplant time. An interesting variety […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 28. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza pocket, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby Snacks. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. Wednesday: Chicken & noodle bowl, whipped potatoes, roll and butter, and fruit crisp. Thursday; Cheeseburger, seasoned fries, and fruit. Friday: Pizza, garden salad w/dressing, and choice […]

Licking County resident to supervise state boating programs in central Ohio



COLUMBUS – Andrew Hollenback, of Utica, has been promoted to area supervisor of state boating programs for central Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Watercraft. Hollenback will continue working out of the Division of Watercraft’s Alum Creek Lake office in Delaware County where he has served as a watercraft investigator and officer since he […]

Community gardeners sought in Baltimore



BALTIMORE – Spring is upon us and many of us have started making plans for raising a garden. Faith Lutheran Church will be hosting the Baltimore Community Gardens again this year on our church property on South Main Street in Baltimore. Last year we donated over 650 pounds of produce to the Baltimore Food Pantry. Liberty Union High School vocational […]

Drivers reminded of headlight, wiper law



COLUMBUS- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding all motorists of the Ohio law requiring vehicle headlights to be on when windshield wipers are in use. The law, which took full effect on January 1, 2010, is geared toward increasing visibility for motorists during unfavorable weather conditions thus reducing the possibility of injury crashes. Ohio Revised Code 4513.03 is a […]

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