Hebron honors veterans

HEBRON – Veterans who attended Hebron School were honored last Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial in Evans Park. Licking County Commissioner Tim Bubb was the main speaker. Hebron American Legion Post 285 Color Guard presented the colors and Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388’s firing squad conducted a 21-gun salute. Four names have been added to the hundreds on the […]

Elementary principal retiring next June

BALTIMORE – It was standing room only at the beginning of Monday night’s Liberty Union Thurston Board of Education meeting. Students, staff members and parents packed the high school library for the recognition portion of the monthly school board meeting. Band director Ben Factor and marching band members were honored for qualifying for the state finals for the fifth straight […]

Fire insurance rates may be lower

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s sort of like golf – the lower the score, the better. Monday night, Buckeye Lake Water Supervisor and Buckeye Lake Fire Department Captain Toby Miller told the Buckeye Lake Village Council members that installation of the public water distribution system with fire hydrants lowered the village’s Insurance Services Office, or ISO, rating from 9 to 6 […]

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‘They still don’t get it’

Editor: Well, Baltimore Mayor Bob Kalish understands that just because the police levy was soundly defeated, “down the road we need to address the police department.” When 66 percent of the voters said “NO,” why do we need to address it again? In a conversation with a person that will remain unnamed, the first people to discuss the police department […]

Chorpenning thanks voters

Editor: Thanks to ALL the voters that came out on Nov. 8, deciding the future leadership of Bowling Green Township. On a personal level, I can only describe the 2011 election cycle and final results as very humbling. Residents that registered and came out to vote for the very first time are nothing short of inspirational. Your vote counts and […]

Thanks to Cans 4 Cancer supporters

Editor: I would like to personally thank Mark at Sunbelt Rentals for loaning us a trailer for Cans 4 Cancer. Turn out was kind of light but we still managed to fill the trailer and the bed of a pick-up. A special thanks to Darrick Dunlap of Darrick’s Automotive for bringing us the trailer, picking up cans at various spots […]

Thanks for supporting food drive

Editor: A big THANKS to everyone who supported our first annual Millersport United Methodist Youth Group food drive. Your response was overwhelming! In all, we collected 90 full size grocery bags of canned food, boxes of mac n cheese, cereal, spaghetti sauces, and much more. We dropped off about 200 brown paper grocery bags to Millersport residents and asked them […]

Lakewood High School names honor students

HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Seniors: Kaitlin Arthurs, Thomas Bradley, William Burge, Emily Crawfor, Brandi Crumley, Kristin Davis, Deric Dove, Brandon Haggerty, Mackenzie Heck, Jessica Manbevers, Kyle Mapel, Nicholas McKibben, Deiree Meek, Haley Moncsko, Jessica Morehouse, Austen Morgan, Brittany Nichols, Lashawna Occhiuzzi, Deborah Porter, Deborah Porter, Randi […]

Carl L. Cooperrider

Carl L. Cooperrider, 96, of Glenford, formerly of Somerset and Newark, died Nov. 15, 2011, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. Carl was born May 7, 1915, in Somerset, the son of the late Edgar R. and Rosa May Hummel Cooperrider. He was a graduate of Glenford High School and a World War II Army Air Force veteran. He […]