Vivian Marlene (Tuggle) Riffey

Vivian Marlene ( Tuggle) Riffey, 66, of Granville, passed away February 13, 2013, at her home. She was born on October 19, 1946, in Swords Creek, Virginia, to the late Glen and Nell (Gilbert) Tuggle. Vivian was a 1965 graduate of Watkins Memorial High School. She is survived by her loving family: Husband, Larry, whom she married on January 18, […]

Thomas H. Upp Sr

Thomas H. Upp Sr., 66, passed away suddenly at his Pleasantville farm, on February 12, 2013. Tom took great pride in his family and the family farm. He will be remembered as a hard working man, quick to help a neighbor or friend in need. To Tom, the day was over when the work was done. Tom is survived by […]

Lakewood High School names honor students

HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Freshmen: Caleb Aleshire, Jesse Chirdon, Elaina Davenport, Jenna Friel, Zachary Green, Harsimran Kaur. Bethany Large, Lucille Morrison, Sierra Murphy and Chase Satterfield. Sophomores: Stacie Carlton, Hannah Crawford, Reece Dupler, Nathaniel Graham, Andrew Gulick, Major Henry, Kayann Hoffman, Haley Houdeshell, Dalyn Loomis, Corey […]

Millersport Elementary honor students named

MILLERSPORT – Millersport Elementary School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. All A’s 4th grade: Jacob Bruckelmeyer, Naomi Carpenter,Gracie Demolet, Aimee Foltz, Holly Manifold, and Tate Treinish. 5th Grade: Hailey Blanchard, Sydney Tisdale, and Stephen Warner. 6th Grade: Casey Bales, Grant Heileman, and Hope Manifold. A’s & B’s 4th Grade: Austin Games, Audrey Goett, Jefferey […]

Vote for Millersport

MILLERSPORT – Millersport Elementary students need your votes. The 290-student school has applied for a $10,000 Make a Difference grant from NBC4. On-line votes will determine the winner. Voting ends March 7. One vote per IP address can be done daily. “We are doing great things,” Principal Angie Harrison wrote. “We would like to purchase HD flip cams and iMac […]


Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Jan. 30: Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a Gordon Street home. Police checked the home and everything was OK. Street address. • Jan. 31: Police checked out a report of a pit bull running loose on West Market Street. Its owner caught the dog. • Feb. […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 18. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans w/scoops, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Potato bowlwhipped potatoes, chicken, corn, w/gravy, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Macaroni & cheese, peas/carrots, choice of fruit, and hot pretzel stick. Friday: Specialty pizza, romaine garden salad w/dressing, and fruit choice. Hebron […]

Food for library fines March 4-9

NEWARK – Pay down your fines at any Licking County Library including Buckeye Lake and Hebron by donating canned goods during “Food for Fines” week. During March 4-9, bring in nonperishable food and/or personal care donations to any Licking County Library location. Each item donated will remove $1 of overdue fines from your card. Debt collection fees will not be […]

Hebron McDonald’s manager honored

HEBRON – Hebron McDonald’s General Manager Sandy Shaw thought she was going to a managerial meeting Wednesday morning. Little did she know she would be honored as an “outstanding” McDonald’s restaurant manager in the Ohio region, which includes parts of Indiana and Kentucky. Only 70 managers of 700 McDonald’s locations in the Ohio region received the recognition. “It was a […]