Working Hard for the Big Easy

Millersport Community Theatre ready for another show

MILLERSPORT – Millersport Community Theatre proudly presents “The Big Easy Minstrel” (a musical reviewminstrel style) directed by Mark A. Severance and Rodney Helser. Assist ant musical director for the second half is Steve Mohler. The performance will be at the Millerspor t Element ar y Auditor iu m 8 p. m. Friday March 2 and Saturday March 3. Doors open […]

Village acquires new machine to fix potholes

BALTIMORE – Village Council members welcomed Village Administrator Scott Brown to his first council meeting Monday night. “ I had a wonderful day,” Brown reported on his first day on the job. A few minutes later he asked if the village had a “FOG” (fats, oil and grease) ordinance when Service Committee chair Jim Hochradel was outlining the efforts being […]

Lakewood considering solar power, energy reduction projects

HEBRON – Lakewood Superintendent Jay Gault is certain an energy plan will save the district significant money, but he’s not sure yet how much. Lakewood School Board members met in a special session early Tuesday morning to discuss adding solar energy to the district and working with a company call SABO Limbach Energy Service to improve energy efficiency in district […]

Snavely named Hebron fiscal officer

HEBRON – Village Council members unanimously approved the appointment of Walnut Township resident Martha Snavely as the village’s new fiscal officer. For the last four plus years, Snavely as been the Licking County Commissioners’ Deputy Clerk for Budget/Finance. Her responsibilities include developing, monitoring and maintaining the county’s multi-million dollar general fund budget. Snavely has more than 18 years experience in […]

Letters to the Editor

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Trustee: Franklin Township levies will not increase real estate taxes

Editor: This is in response to Charles Tisdale’s letter. There are a couple of untruths in Mr. Tisdale’s letter. In the first sentence he asks “are you ready for MORE real estate taxes” The 2 mill levy that’s on the up coming ballot for ROADS is the same millage that Franklin Township residents have been paying for the last 21 […]

Stop sign placement questioned

Editor: We have lived in Millersport for several years now and have just seen one of the most outlandish insults by God only knows who, to the dignity, intelligence and safety of its community in all the years we’ve been here. How many times has anybody ever seen someone nearly killed at the northern end of the school? And we […]

More opposition to ‘forced annexation’

Editor: I’m writing about the recent story that Millersport Village Council is considering annexing South Bank, Summerland Beach, West Bank and Lieb’s Island into the village. What will be the benefit to the homeowners being annexed into the village with the exception of higher taxes for those being annexed? It seems that the village should be more fiscally responsible. Whey […]

Looking for help to keep pool open

Editor- The Millersport Pool is in danger of not opening this year. If that happens, the chance of it re-opening in the future is minimal. The goal is to raise $15,000 in donations and through fund raisers to offset the deficit. In order to raise that kind of money, council has directed me to form a Swimming Pool Board to […]

BLASST campaign underway

Editor: We’re happy to report that this year’s campaign for the BLASST fireworks show is now underway. July 3rd may seem to be a long way away, but it will be here before you know it. A big thanks to Jack Crutcher and Rose Bowers for their earlybird donations. They made the first and second donations respectively. This year our […]