MILLERSPORT– What the heck’s a snow roller? It’s an incredibly unusual winter event that happened in Millersport this week, in a flat area next to Feeder Creek Veterinary Services. According to the National Weather Service, snow rollers are a rare meteorological phenomenon in which strong winds blow chunks of snow or ice along the ground, causing them to accumulate snowpack […]

Hebron sets course for 2014

HEBRON – Village Council will continue to meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in 2014. At council’s January 8 reorganizational meeting, council member Bob Gilbert was reelected council president for 2014. Council member Jim Friend will continue to represent council on the Planning & Zoning Board. Mayor Clifford Mason made the council committee […]

Helping keep Cranberry Bog afloat

BUCKEYE LAKE– Cranberry Bog is becoming more buoyant. Buckeye Lake Historical Society members – the society took charge of the bog’s well being at ODNR’s request – are clearing trees from the bog to keep it afloat and extend the life of the one-ofa kind natural wonder. “The trees are not supposed to be there,” said Buckeye Lake Historical Society […]

Letters to the Editor

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Humane Society should operate dog pound

Editor: I have suggested this in the past and will suggest it again: The Licking County Commissioners should have the Licking County HUMANE SOCIETY take over the operations of our county dog pound. This would make so much sense, financially as well as humane! Many people in the public think the dog pound (which is called the Licking County Animal […]

Thanks to Taste of Buckeye Lake supporters

Editor: I want to personally thank all the brave souls who ventured out in the snow storm last Saturday to attend the Taste of Buckeye Lake. Your support of the Buckeye Lake Library and our local businesses is greatly appreciated. It just shows that the folks around Buckeye Lake love a good party! I had a blast and I hope […]

Hileman deserved council appointment

Editor: It’s disappointing that Buckeye Lake Council failed to appoint Brenda Hileman to the vacant council seat. I’m a neighbor of Brenda’s and know her well. I had a front row seat to the effort she invested in running for mayor. She only missed winning the mayor’s seat by 13 votes! I’m confident she would have won if the Board […]

Free radon tests available

NEWARK – Licking County has the highest average indoor radon levels in the state of Ohio, and high levels of radon can pose significant health risks. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Testing your home for radon is simple and inexpensive. FREE radon […]

Thomas Q. Nebbergall

Thomas Q. Nebbergall, 76, of Millersport, passed away January 24, 2014. Tom was born on January 5, 1938, in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Tom was a retired asbestos worker with the Asbestos Workers Local 44 in Columbus. He worked at the Kroger store in Heath after retiring. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Tom was a […]

Marjorie Ruth Snodgrass

A memorial service celebrating the life of Marjorie Ruth Snodgrass, formerly of Avondale and Hebron, was held January 25, 2014, at the Jacksontown United Methodist Church, Jacksontown, with Pastor Bob Beyer and Pastor Carol Kirk officiating. Marjorie, age 80, passed away January 21, 2014, at Licking Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. She was born September 15, 1933, to the […]