Museum Moves to New Home

HEBRON – The Hebron Historical Society opened its new museum last Saturday afternoon. Their new home means members can finally display mementos and artifacts that had been in storage for years. There’s not enough room to display everything so items will be cycled from storage to display and back to storage. Hebron Mayor Clifford L. Mason helped members cut the […]

Board faces tough decisions on athletic facilities

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union – Thurston School Board members got some price tags put on some long discussed outdoor athletic facilities Monday night. Athletic Director George Shreyer presented specific quotes for some projects and ballpark estimates for others. He started his presentation by passing out color photos of Sheridan’s new football stadium with artificial turf. It cost $1.9 million with […]

Village may build 8-16 condos

MLLERSPORT – “We’re the only ones within the village limits with a large chunk of land,” Mayor’s Assistant Vince Popo told council members at Tuesday night’s meeting. He outlined a conceptual plan for the village to build 8-16 ranchstyle condos on its recently expanded wellfield south and west of the village office on Refugee Road. “ We could control every […]

State tax checkoff supports wildlife

COLUMBUS – Populations of wildlife species such as the bobcat, bluebreast darter and trumpeter swan as well as Daughmer Bur Oak Prairie Savannah and Whipple State Nature Preserve have all benefitted from Ohioans supporting conservation efforts by donating to the tax checkoff program, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “We are grateful that Ohioans believe natural resources […]

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Support Patients 1st

It’s obvious, after Monday night’s Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting, that residents are going to have to get a lot more vocal if they want the Patients 1st EMS service they have paid for and deserve. Village officials still don’t get it or maybe they don’t want to get it. Control and pride are still more important to them than […]

April is National Donate Life Month

Editor: Spring showers in blue and green this April for National Donate Life Month! The month-long annual observance honors those everyday heroes who say yes to organ, eye and tissue donation. Support the power of donation by getting creative with blue and green. Join me in drawing attention to the need for organ and tissue donors by wearing the blue […]

Lakewood solar deal questioned

Editor: It seems the expert on your property values, Lakewood Treasurer Glenna Plaisted, feels we can all afford to pay another 5.24 mill levy. I have been down that road before. They say your property value goes up. You pay more taxes they really don’t need. You try to sell your property one day just to find out it will […]

Eugene “Gene” Barr

Eugene “Gene” Barr, 77, of Thornville, passed away April 9, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. He was born on November 13, 1935, in Rockcastle, WV, to the late Milton and Rena (Davis) Barr. Gene was a U.S. Army veteran and a lifetime member of the AmVets Post 51, Thornport as well as Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville. He enjoyed […]

Robert Carl Brock Jr.

Robert Carl Brock Jr., 69, of Columbus, died early April 6, 2013. He was born October 19, 1943, the son of the late Robert Carl Brock Sr. and Juanita (Dudley) Brock. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching OSU sporting events. He had been disabled for most of his adult life. He is survived by his family: step-son, Todd Peyton […]