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Lakewood Drama presents ‘Annie’

‘Annie,’ America’s most beloved musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip, comes to the Lakewood High School Stage April 20 and 21, 7:30 p.m. and April 22, 3 p.m. A company of more than 120 Lakewood students will present this extravaganza. Tickets for ‘Annie’ are on sale now at www.lakewooddrama.com or by calling (740) 928- 4496. Ticket price […]

Christ UMC honors long-time musician



BALTIMORE – Music is an essential part of any church’s worship service, whether it is a more traditional style of worship, or a more contemporary version. Christ United Methodist Church has been blessed with a most talented musician for the past 30 years. Last Sunday, the church celebrated the talents and contributions of Helen Hodsden, a talented musician. She has […]

Thornville seeks administrator



THORNVILLE – Village of Thornville government will change soon as Village Administrator Ron Koehler plans to retire at the end of May. “Ron submitted his resignation in February,” said Thornville Mayor Gavin Renner. “He had been already talking about resigning at the end of the last calendar year.” He said Koehler tendered his resignation effective May 31 to give the […]

Granville Township begins EMS billing



UNION TOWNSHIP – Both fire departments serving Union Township will soon be billing for EMS transports. The Granville Township Fire Department, which covers the portion of the township north of the railroad, will begin EMS billing, Granville Township Fire Chief Jeff Hussey told trustees April 2. “Obviously, it’s tough times for all of us,” said Hussey, adding that EMS billing […]

Burning our green energy



‘Green’ or renewable energy has been a buzz word for several years. Ohio, like many states, approved an alternative energy mandate in 2008 that requires that least 25 percent of all electricity sold here by 2025 come from alternative energy with at least half of that from renewable sources such as solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal or biomass. There are significant […]

Former mayor questions motive



Editor: In the early 1990’s, I was the mayor of Hebron and we were trying to hire our first village administrator. Council’s personnel committee had interviewed several candidates and had narrowed their choices to two men – one a life-long Hebron resident (Rick Orr) and a gentleman from the Millersport area. When council and I began discussions on the why […]

Council members can make a difference



Editor: Buckeye Lake’s Finance Committee met April 16. Chair Kaye Hartman was concerned about spending water fund money for the proposed $45,000 water superintendent position. Instead, she suggested that the current part-time water tech position simply be changed to full-time and that some of the proposed duties for the superintendent be shared with a yet-tobe hired development director. Hartman asked […]

Thanks from Clay’s



Editor: The saying goes, when it rains, it pours. This is so true as Mark and I have found out this past month. When the floods hit Hebron a month ago, the rain brought destruction. However, the blessings that came with the flooding have poured and poured some more. We are so grateful to our community for the benefit that […]

Cats should have licenses



Editor: I complained about the cat problem in Millersport last year. I still have the problem. I know where they are coming from but since the owners live on my street I can’t say anything more. They do their business in my flower garden and urinate on my front porch mat. It stinks and plus they climb on my car […]

Carmen M. Doomy



Carmen M. Doomy , age 54 of Baltimore, passed away April 10, 2012, at Rockmill Rehabilitation Centre. She was a paralegal for American Electric Power, member of Trinity United Church of Christ, and Baltimore Parthenia Chapter Order of Eastern Star #124. She is survived by her children, Heather D. Doomy and Christopher D. Doomy; father, Leon Taylor; brother, Stanley Taylor; […]


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