Honoring All Veterans



HEBRON, MILLERSPORT – The Village of Hebron, Millersport High School, and most lake area municipalities and schools honored our veterans Monday. Most local celebrations included a traditional Salute to the Armed Forces, Presentation of Colors, a 21-gun salute, and a rendition of Taps. It’s easy to confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, […]

Announcement delayed on new Hebron manufacturer



HEBRON – It will be a couple more weeks before Southgate Development can identify the firm moving into their 50,000 square foot building on Integrity Drive, south of McDonalds, Rob O’Neill told village council members Wednesday night. The well known automotive supplier needs to complete some intra-company communications before making a public announcement, O’Neill explained. He expects 30-50 highly skilled […]

Hardware store property may become dining patio



THORNVILLE – Firehouse Pizza co-owner Joseph Langwasser isn’t certain yet what he plans to do with the former Thornville Hardware Store property, but there’s a good possibility it could be outdoor seating. “Just maybe an outside patio for the pizza shop,” he said. “I haven’t thought too far beyond that.” Firehouse Pizza owners Joseph and Lilly Langwasser offered to purchase […]

Walnut Township Schools to review levy options



MILLERSPORT – District Treasurer/CFO Krik Grandy had some good news for school board members at their Nov. 4 meeting. He said the district’s income tax has brought in $80,000 more this year than at the same time last year. The property reappraisal will be up 4.42 percent exceeding his expectations. “We will see a little increase in real estate (tax […]

Public Works director resigns



BUCKEYE LAKE- Village Council members were surprised to receive Director of Public Works Vaughn Klingler’s resignation Monday night. Klingler, who held the position for 10 months, said personal obligations are keeping him from devoting adequate time to the position and he decided to step down effective Nov. 14. “I think you’ve accomplished a huge amount in the 10 months you’ve […]

Letters to the Editor



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Writer is disgusted with council members



Editor: First, I must say that I am very happy to see that Baltimore voters gave more votes to Mike Hamilton than to any of the incumbents seeking another term. When a person with no previous council experience receives more votes that the incumbents, maybe the voters are sending a message. It is too bad that there were not more […]

Chorpenning targeted



Editor: The Bowling Green Township election has concluded with an overwhelming show of support for the incumbents, Ben Hupp and Dan VanBuren. We are now hopeful that the rhetoric from the township’s detractors will subside. A lot of people believe change is needed and most of the voters and elected officials agree. And, the vast majority of these good people […]

Hileman thanks voters



Editor: I want to thank all of my supporters. We ran a very close race and according to the Board of Elections we still have a chance. The final results will be certified on Nov. 25 after the provisional ballots have been counted. Again, thank you for all your phone calls and kind words. Let’s just hop this village doesn’t […]

Paul D. Cramer



Paul D. Cramer, 77, of Hebron, passed away November 9, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. He was born on October 29, 1936, in Cincinnati, to the late Orville and Mary (Parker) Cramer. As a child, Paul sang in a choir at church in Columbus. He proudly served his country for nearly seven years in the United States Navy. As […]


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