Are you involved?



Editor: On Tuesday we go to the polls again. For Millersport, it’s a foregone conclusion. There are four council members running for four seats; and the only other purely local issue is a replacement Levy that is as close to a sure thing as there is. So after Tuesday, it’s OK to stop paying attention, right? The people we elected […]

Writer suggests keeping cats indoor



Editor: I’m responding to Mary Stucko’s letter about missing pets in Fairfield Beach. My husband and I are cat lovers so our heart breaks for your loss, but you might need to look at this in a different perspective. Keep your cats indoors! It’s so irritating to smell cat urine on the outside of our house or finding kitty poo […]

Thanks from the Dyer family



Editor: The family of Richard S. Dyer would like to thank the many friends and neighbors for their thoughtfulness during Dick’s illness and passing. A special Thank You to our friends at the Island House for the beautiful flowers and delicious food. Your kindness will not be forgotten. Thank you!Mrs. Ethel DyerLiebs Island.

Justin Perry Forwerck



Justin Perry Forwerck, 32, of Philadelphia, PA., passed away October 24, 2013, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was born on March 3, 1981, in Coldwater, Ohio, son of Paul Forwerck and LaDonna “Kae” (Locker) Merold. Justin was a 1999 graduate of Celina High School and a 2006 graduate of Wright State University. He loved cooking, traveling, […]

Ronald E “Pete” Lee



A memorial service, celebrating the life of Ronald E “Pete” Lee, 73, of Florida, formerly of Millersport, will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation service, with his nephew, Pastor Steve Bush as celebrant. Military honors will follow the services at the funeral home. […]

Johanna M. Pearson



Johanna M. Pearson, 84, of Hebron, former longtime resident of Great Falls, Montana, passed away October 23, 2013, at her residence. She was born on October 19, 192,9 in Draper, South Dakota, the daughter of the late Anton and Dena (Rademaker) VanZitteren. Johanna was a member of the Eagles. She enjoyed collecting recipes, cooking, gardening, crocheting, bird watching, and the […]

Baltimore voters can lower electric rates



BALTIMORE – Village of Baltimore voters have an opportunity on Nov. 5 to vote in favor of electricity aggregation – a bulk-buying practice that increases buying power and could lead to electric rates up to 20 percent lower than AEP’s rate. Village council members unanimously agreed last summer to place the electric aggregation issue on the November ballot. If voters […]

12 Days of Christmas drawing set



BALTIMORE – The Rotary Club of Baltimore Ohio is conducting a 12 Days of Christmas drawing this holiday season so it can increase its scholarships and community donations. The new holiday drawings begin Dec. 10 and will continue daily for 12 days. Each ticket has 32 chances to win up to a total of $4,000 in cash and other prizes. […]

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Heath to offer water to some Licking Township residents



JACKSONTOWN – The City of Heath is considering supplying water to customers outside its corporate limits. Heath Mayor Mark Johns and Utilities Director John Geller asked Licking Township Trustees Oct. 21 for permission to survey some township residents on their interest in purchasing water from Heath. Geller told trustees that Heath’s water treatment plant can produce 4.2 million gallons per […]