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Full steam ahead for Dawes!

JACKSONTOWN– Dawes Arboretum’s annual Maple Syrup Madness is still going strong this year, even though unusually chilly weather has slowed the flow of maple sap and the actual maple syrup production season may be a little shorter than usual. “We’re still going on,” said Darrell Romine, who oversees Dawes’ maple syrup production. As of Tuesday, Dawes had very little sap […]

Board of Elections moves some polling places



NEWARK- The Licking County Board of Elections decided Tuesday night to move Buckeye Lake Village and Hebron’s voting place to New Life United Methodist Church on West Main Street (US 40) in Hebron for the May election. That’s about five miles closer to Buckeye Lake Village than the Union Township Complex, where Buckeye Lake, Hebron, and Union Township residents voted […]

Grow Licking County woos Union Township



UNION TOWNSHIP – So, what’s in it for Union Township? Plenty, said Director of Economic Development Dan Evers. Trustees invited Evers to Monday night’s regular meeting to describe Grow Licking County CIC and explain to them why the township should invest in the organization. “It’s a true public, private partnership,” said Evers. “You see balance across the sectors.” Grow Licking […]

Buckeye Lake Village faces rough road



Buckeye Lake Village is facing some rough roads – literally and figuratively. For your literal experience, drive down Hunts Landing Road or Cranberry Lane. Hunts Landing is a virtual minefield of potholes and broken up pavement. Cranberry Lane will look like Hunts Landing in another year. After months of ignoring it, Buckeye Lake recently put a bandaid on Cranberry Lane’s […]

Public records get very expensive



Editor: This letter is to continue exposing Licking County’s special kind of bullies…Good Ol’ Bullies (GOB’s) who come up with all kinds of excuses to keep PUBLIC records from the PUBLIC…the people who pay their salaries! Following in the steps of Dog Warden John Silva, several employees in the Licking County Human Resources Department now have stopped emailing public records […]

Howard Frederick Clark



Howard Frederick Clark, 78, of Thornville, passed away February 27, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. He was born on October 10, 1935, in Basil, Ohio, son of the late Homer H. and Elda V. (Good) Clark. Howard spent his childhood growing up on a farm. As a young man, he owned and operated his own business. Later, he […]

Patricia Ann Ferrell



Patricia Ann Ferrell, 57, of Buckeye Lake, passed away February 26, 2014, at her residence. She was born on June 8, 1956, in Bedford, Indiana, daughter of the late Larry L. Retherford and Eileen M. (Moffett) Grev, who survives. A Christian by faith, Patricia attended the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake. She also owned and operated Ferrell Fence Company […]

Roberta “Bobbi” Jean Herbert



Roberta “Bobbi” Jean Herbert, age 58, of Thornville, passed away surrounded by family at home on March 2, 2014. Bobbi was born August 3, 1955, to the late Robert Bare and Opal Hodges in West Virginia. She is a graduate of Pickerington High School and was employed with AGC Flat Glass of Hebron. Bobbi is survived by her daughter, Ashly […]

Mary F. Jenkins



Mary F. Jenkins, age 87, of Pleasantville, passed away March 01, 2014, at the Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on December 18, 1926, to the late Albert A. and Elsie A. (Grove) Wagner. Mary was a 1944 graduate of Pleasantville High School, a member of Fairfield Christian Church, Olivedale Senior Center and a past member of Pleasant Grange. In […]

Bertha M. Kelly



Bertha M. Kelly, age 66, of Hebron, passed away unexpectedly, on February 22, 2014. She was born on May 10, 1947, in Beckley, WV, daughter of the late Daniel and Mildred (Cloud) Stone. Bertha enjoyed gardening, cooking, and playing bingo. She was a loving mother and grandma. She is survived by her loving family: sons, Jamie (Deanne) Kelly, Johnnie Kelly, […]


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