Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman



Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman, 92, of Millersport, died peacefully on April 6, 2013, in Heath, following an extended illness. She was born September 12, 1920, in Millersport, the daughter of the late James Tenny and Minnie (Bope) Zollinger. A graduate of Walnut Township High School, she also graduated from Lancaster Business College and worked for The Bureau of Unemployment, Morris […]

Dorothy M. Barrett Probasco



Dorothy M. Barrett Probasco, age 84, of Newark, passed away peacefully April 7, 2013, at The Arlington Care Center. She was born on November 24, 1928, in Chillicothe to the late James and Mae (O ‘Dell) Bell. Dorothy retired from the State of Ohio Housing Department where she proudly worked for 20 years. For many years, Dorothy was a member […]

Church to buy former catering hall



HEBRON – It’s a new direction, but a very positive one, said New Life United Methodist Church Pastor Brian Harkness. “Things have really changed gears,” he said. The church was raising money to build a new facility at the Lake Drive and US 40 intersection when church officials discovered that the empty Creative Catering building on West Main Street was […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 3: Union Street man reported a slashed tire. • April 4: An Elliott Street man reported his pet rabbit stolen. A juvenile girl confessed to stealing it and her mother said she suspected her daughter was stealing other things. The mother wanted theft charges to be pressed to teach her […]

“Anything Goes” this weekend



HEBRON – Lakewood Drama presents hijinks on the high seas with a production of the musical “Anything Goes,” April 12 and 13, 7:30 p.m.; April 14, 3 p.m.; and a free senior citizen matinee at 8:30 a.m. April 15. All tickets are $7. “Our show features a cast, crew and pit orchestra of close to 100,” said Lakewood Middle School […]

Save the trees in Harbor Hills



Editor: I will never understand why homeowners cut down perfectly healthy trees. It is prudent to keep trees properly trimmed (NO TOPPING!), and to cut down dead trees. But I have seen more healthy trees cut down in Harbor Hills in the last couple of years for what seems like nothing more than aesthetic reasons. Trees are an important part […]

Free Creative Writing Workshop set for April 20



HEBRON – A Creative Writing Workshop will be held at the Hebron Village Council Chamber on from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. Author Paula F. Blevins will guide us through the ABC’s of putting that perfect story into a format editors can’t resist. This FREE workshop is sponsored by the Licking County Library.

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Council claims progress is being made on EMS problems



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village Council members said Monday night that progress is being made on improving Buckeye Lake Village’s emergency medical services or possibly contracting for those services. Some residents aren’t convinced. “When can we count on going to a neighboring village for help?” asked resident Judy Allen during Monday night’s council meeting.. Former village council member Brenda […]

If you can’t file, pay taxes on time



WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even request relief online. The IRS says don’t panic. Taxfiling extensions are available to taxpayers who need more time to finish their returns. Remember, this is an extension of […]


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