Let’s Rock ‘n Roll!



MILLERSPORT– Millersport Community Theatre proudly presents the 2014 Minstrel “60 Years of Rock ‘N’ Roll” (a Musical Review Minst rel st yle) directed by Jill R. Henwood and Mark A. Severance. The performances will be at the Millersport Elementary Auditorium, 11850 Lancaster Street, Millersport at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. Doors open at 7:30. Tickets […]

Liberty Union superintendent announces retirement



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union – Thurston Schools Superintendent Paul Mathews announced his resignation for retirement purposes last week. He announced his decision in a one-sentence note to district treasurer David Butler on Feb. 20. “I hereby submit my resignation for retirement purposes, effective July 31, 2014.” Mathews, 56, has been superintendent 11 years. He has been with the district for […]

Job fair set for March 31



BALTIMORE – Mayor Bob Kalish is organizing a job fair for area residents from 1 – 3 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at Liberty Union Middle School, 994 S. Main St. (Ohio 158), Baltimore. The current list of companies at the fair include: • Anchor Hocking Corporation; • Accurate Heating & Cooling; • Acloche employment agency; • Fairfield National Bank; […]

County to seek alternative sewer service



NEW LEXINGTON – Perry County Commissioner Ed Keister sent a letter to Thornville Administrator Beth Patrick stating that the county would fulfill the terms of its current contract with Thornville for providing sewer service to Northern Perry County, but will seek service elsewhere when the contract expires in roughly eight years. Feb. 17, the Thornville Village Council voted 3 to […]

Letters to the Editor



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Luzio’s return concerns ‘watchdog’



Editor: You hear about bullies everywhere… the newspapers, TV, schools. But we have our own special kind of bullies here in Licking County. These GOB’s (Good Ol’ Boys or Good Ol’ Bullies) come up with all kinds of excuses to keep records from the very people who pay their salaries….. the taxpayers! I previously wrote about a trip to DC […]

Thanks from the White family



Editor: The family of Jean and Walter White want to thank Thorn Township, Licking Township, Somerset, Glenford, Hebron, Millersport, Pleasant Township and Richland Township fire departments for responding to our house fire on Township Road 85, Thornville, on Jan. 28. Although we lost our home, we will never forget how hard everyone worked in the bitter cold to try to […]

Township is seeking houses to demolish



MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township is looking for candidates for house demolitions. To qualify, the property must have been vacant for the past 90 days and the township must work with the Health Department to have it condemned. There will be no cost to the owner. The state-wide demolitions have been made possible through the Moving Ohio Forward Grant Program. There […]

Time to register for Hebron spring soccer



HEBON – Hebron Area Soccer is accepting registrations for the Spring season. You can registering on line at www.HebronAreaSoccer.com or by downloading and mailing a registration form. Register through March 1 and qualify for the early bird discount price of only $40. Early registrants also receive a $10 discount for each additional family member registered. The league is open to […]

Millersport senior is a future medical leader



MILLERSPORT- Frances Keller, a senior at Millersport High School was nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on February 14-16. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the […]


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