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‘We are quickly running out of money’



MILLERSPORT – Nearly 100 people turned out last Thursday evening for the Walnut Township Local School District’s Community Meeting. The subject was money. “We are quickly running out of money,” Superintendent Randy Cotner emphatically stated. “We are in dire straits. We can’t cut enough.” The subject was familiar to many present – school board members, teachers and parents active in […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 3: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Aug. 3: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone and not wearing a seat belt. • Aug. 3: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of August 18. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken sandwich on WG bun, crispy fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Toasted cheese sandwich, chili or tomato soup, fruit & vegetable bar. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, roll/ butter, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Macaroni & cheese, chicken rings, peas, fruit & vegetable bar. Friday: […]

Lighten up: Get your butt outside



The sun shines bright on the sidewalk,Your bike’s in the garage, cast aside,While you sit transfixed to an iPod,Please – get your butt outside. A pool shimmers blue in the backyard,The bank-loan for it made us cry,But I’m not sure you know that it’s there, son,Since you won’t take your heinie outside. The grass sure could stand a good cutting,Though […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Food Truck Rodeo – Friday, August 15, 5 – 9 p.m. Kick off Licking County’s Local Food Week at one of the county’s gems. Enjoy creative fare from food trucks featuring local ingredients and sample local craft beers from Buckeye Lake Brewery, Granville Brewing Company and Homestead Beer Company. […]

Drive sober or get pulled over



COLUMBUS – An estimated 10,000 lives would be spared each year if drunk driving was eliminated nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join other Ohio law enforcement agencies and thousands of highway safety partners throughout the nation to take part in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown on […]

Duck blind lotteries set for Aug. 16



COLUMBUS – More than 290 permits are available to hunters wishing to construct a blind to hunt ducks and geese on select Ohio State Park lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Lottery drawings will be held the morning of Saturday, Aug. 16, at 17 state parks that offer the duck blind permits, along with lotteries for 71 permits and the use […]

Sweet Corn Festival race Aug. 30



MILLERSPORT – It’s the 25th anniversary of the Sweet Corn Festival 5K run/walk on Saturday, Aug. 30. Fifteen years ago, the race was named the Ken Keener Classic in recognition of its founder and 25-year and counting race director. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. on the Sweet Corn Festival grounds at Gate 3 just off Chautauqua Drive. The […]

2014-08-16 E-Edition


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