Classics on the Canal

MILLERSPORT – We need rain! We didn’t get it last Saturday, creating perfect conditions for Boats on the Canal and the Cruising’ on the Commons Car Show. The star of the show arrived late thanks to a blown trailer tire and sticky trailer brakes. Jack Beatley’s 1917 Hickman Sea Sled stayed on its trailer in front of the American Legion. […]

Three seek township zoning inspector’s job

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees will interview three of the five candidates seeking the replace Joe Walker as township zoning inspector. Walker is stepping down after being slowed by cardiac surgery late last year. The interviews will be done in an executive or closed session during trustees’ July 2 meeting. A total of five candidates applied for the post. Five […]

Meeting set to discuss Fairfield Beach lion cubs

MILLERSPORT – Fairfield Beach residents and others with questions about the lion cubs now being raised on Queen Road will have an opportunity to get them answered next month. John Moore, who owns the cubs, presented a detailed emergency protocol to Walnut Township Trustees and Millersport Fire Chief Matt Begum at Tuesday night’s trustees’ meeting. The document outlines the precautions […]

Ohio 79 portion of storm sewer upgrade is complete

BUCKEYE LAKE- The Ohio 79 portion of the storm sewer upgrade is “essentially complete,” said Jobes Henderson & Associates President Jim Roberts, although the rest of the project will continue until August. He said the Ohio 79 portion is wrapped up just in time for an Ohio 79 curb/sidewalk project to begin. “There will be minor finishing items out there, […]

‘The levy…is not about guaranteeing no crimes or drug deals in Baltimore’

Editor: “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.” Col4.5.KJV I use a Bible program on Facebook that allows me to get a verse for the day. The above scripture was my verse for Monday and […]

Bonnie Mansfield is part of the solution, not the problem

Editor: I am writing in response to the letter penned by an obviously frustrated G. Wolfe offering an insane and malicious solution to the cat problem at Buckeye Lake. It is one thing to voice your frustration and those of us that live in the Village feel your pain; however, your letter is bogged down by understatements, exaggerations, and malicious […]

Who would enforce neuter/ spay law?

Editor: First, nowhere in my letter about the stray cats suggest that I would personally harm or kill a cat, but there are people who would. I am not the problem with them nor the solution. So what makes you think a neuter and spay law is going to help the strays now, that are scrounging for food and possibly […]

Thanks to ‘Candy Day’ supporters

Editor: Another bustling Saturday morning has come and gone in Millersport where a local charity has stood at our only traffic light to collect donations from friends, residents and visitors just passing through on their way to enjoy the lake. On Saturday, June 9, the Millersport Lions Club had their annual “Candy Day” to raise funds for our “Christmas & […]

Committee formed to address athletic transportation

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members formed a committee June 13 to explore options to cover athletic transportation expenses. Members are Lakewood Athletic Director Bo Hanson, Superintendent Jay Gault, board member Tim Phillips, incoming Athletic Boosters President Kevin Krier, and community member Shawn Rose. “We’re going to try to cultivate some community interest,” said board member Trisha Good, ahead of […]

Anthony Allen Adams

Anthony Allen Adams, infant son of Anthony and Lynsi Ann (Stover) Adams, passed away at his residence on June 15, 2012. He was born on March 15, 2012, in Newark. Anthony is survived by sisters, Cheyann and Rhylee Adams; grandparents, Edwina Stover, Becky Adams, Daniel Adams, and Ezra Collins; great grandmother, Annoffie Smith; aunts, Kelsi, Ashley, Sandy and Chelsea; and […]