Dawes enjoys outstanding spring

JACKSONTOWN – This has been one of the most “normal” spring seasons for weather that Dawes Arboretum Director of Horticulture Mike Ecker has ever seen; and that’s a good thing. “This is fantastic,” he said, adding that this spring’s blooms are not only spectacular, but thanks to moderate temperatures they will remain spectacular for a long time. “This is so […]

Lakewood approves new solar power contract

HEBRON- – Lakewood School Board members unanimously agreed to approve an agreement with Solar Advocate Development 20, LLC for installation of a solar panel system. Board members also unanimously approved a contract with Limbach Company, LLC for the design and installation of an energy conservation improvement project, namely replacing windows in the middle school. “Now is when the engineers get […]

Hebron presents three EMS options

HEBRON – Buckeye Lake and Hebron officials meet last Friday to discuss possible contract options to provide EMS/fire services to Buckeye Lake Village. It was the first joint meeting since the Feb. 14 meeting that Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker called a ‘good start.’ Council members Clay Carroll and Arletta Ruton, and Fire Capt. Dave Ruton dropped in on a […]


No More Excuses!!!

Buckeye Lake Village officials ran out of excuses for their dysfunctional EMS operation at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12. That’s when the one-hour Hebron Safety Committee meeting adjourned. Mayor Rick Baker and council members Clay Carroll and Arletta Ruton were present, along with 12 or so Buckeye Lake residents. Hebron Mayor Clifford L. Mason and Village Administrator Ralph Wise […]

‘Oliver’ production praised

Editor: The focal point of the Millersport community is our wonderful small school system. That point was emphasized this past weekend with the production of the musical “Oliver Twist”. The three performances were well attended by community members having no ties with the cast other then being a positive supporter of the arts, community and school. The school system was […]

Chris Allen Stapleton

A memorial service for Chris Allen Stapleton, age 62 of Hebron, was held April 16, 2013, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home with Pastor Jenn Ballenger officiating. Military honors were observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Chris passed away April 12, 2013, at his home. He was born December 14, 1950, in Newark, to the late Thurman and Adrian (Wilson) Stapleton. […]

Marjorie Beatrice Wiley

Marjorie Beatrice Wiley, age 96, died at Lanfair Center, Lancaster, on April 10, 2013. She was a well know artist and musician, owner of the former “Margie’s Dresses” in Baltimore and the former “Arrow Art Supply” in Lancaster. Marjorie was active in various community organizations in Baltimore and Fairfield County. She is survived by her son, Roger (Lois) Wiley; daughters, […]

Sue Ann (Nienstedt) Alexander

Sue Ann (Nienstedt) Alexander, 76, of Thornville, formerly of Westport, IN, passed away April 13, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on July 10, 1936, in Rushville, IN to the late Walter and Mary (Levi) Nienstedt. A Christian by faith, Sue was a member of the Senior Extension Club of Perry County and the Homemakers Club of Westport. […]

Paula Louise Zimmerman Barnette

Paula Louise Zimmerman Barnette, 57, of Baltimore, died April 13, 2013, after an extended illness. She was born July 18, 1955, in Fort Wayne, IN, the daughter of the late Paul B. Zimmerman and Lerah K. (Martin) Zimmerman of Pataskala. She was a 1973 graduate of Pickerington High School, a 1975 graduate of Columbus Technical Institute, and was a dedicated […]