New Home for Hebron Firefighters



HEBRON – One year after breaking ground for its first village-funded renovation and expansion, Hebron officials rededicated their fire station last Saturday afternoon. Former fire chiefs Jim Sheets, Bill Ours, Donard Myers and Rich Moore joined Fire Chief Randy Weekly and Honorary Chief Mike Price to cut a ribbon across one of the three new bays. In his remarks, Hebron […]

Poppy Day is May 4



MILLERSPORT – American Legion Auxiliary members will be distributing poppies in Millersport beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 4. The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors Poppy Day each year to remind Americans of the sacrifice of life and health made by the men and women of our armed forces. The poppies are made by disabled Veterans and are never sold. […]

Charter changes discussed



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake’s Charter Review Commission proposed some changes at Monday night’s council meeting, but not too many. “We want to be sure we don’t have too many changes to turn voters off from all the changes,” said commission secretary and former Buckeye Lake Mayor Frank Foster. Commission members gave a preview of their proposed changes priortoa6p.m.meetingonMonday, May […]

Writer questions ‘savings’ from levy



Editor: For ‘full disclosure,’ I’m a Lakewood School district property owner who hasn’t had any children attend Lakewood Schools. Most property owners probably don’t know that nearly 80% of their property tax payments go to schools alone. All other local services and programs need just 21% to get by. Lakewood says this levy will save money. That didn’t pass the […]

Voters asked to support Issue 4



Editor: I am a resident of Millersport and would like to express my support for Issue 4 for the Walnut Township School District. It is a critical part of the funding for our wonderful school district. Both my wife and I graduated from Millersport High School. We are very happy that our children now attend this school district. You will […]

Voters reminded that 62% rejected levy last time



Editor: The Walnut Township School District in Fairfield County is returning to the ballot on May 7, asking voters to reconsider the same replacement income tax that 62 percent of voters rejected last November. The district currently has a 1.25 percent tax on all income. Officials are asking voters to replace that with a 1.75 percent tax on earned income […]

Donations needed for cancer aid yard sale



Editor: The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 1388 is having a yard sale on Saturday, May 18, in front of Darrick’s Auto Service, 1691 Hebron Rd., Heath. We can take just about anything except clothing, clean it up and try to sell it for Cancer Aid and Research. The Ladies and our Cancer Chair Robin Dunlap have worked very hard […]

Fisherman thanks rescuers



Editor: I was drift fishing about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, just east of Seller’s Point. All of a sudden a 30 mph wind came out of the west. Water started coming over the stern at a very rapid pace. I turned around and saw water coming over the right side as well. That’s when I knew that I […]

Writer explains ‘no’ vote on levy



Editor: Here’s why I am voting ‘no’ for the Walnut Township school levy. The replacement levy changes the income tax base from the traditional tax base to just earned income. That means the tax rate will increase from 1.25% to 1.75%. Income that is taxed under the current traditional tax base includes: wages, salaries, tips, interest, dividends, unemployment compensation, self-employment, […]

Where’s the beef?



Editor: Where’s the beef Buckeye Lake? Why didn’t council members discuss the three options from Hebron to provide contract EMS services at Monday night’s council meeting? All we got was Safety Chair Clay Carroll reporting that a few village officials met with Hebron officials on April 12. He claims to be waiting for figures from Millersport. The next step, according […]


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