Community rallies behind Harbor Hills Country Club

HARBOR HILLS– The bottom line is, no one could imagine the Harbor Hills Country Club not being there. “ This is such a landmark. No one wants to see it disappear,” said Harbor Hills Country Club Board of Directors President Annetta Macedonia. Like most golf courses, the recession presented challenges to the Harbor Hills Country Club, but the community stood […]

New grading system challenging school districts

LAKE AREA – It used to be students sweating report cards every six to nine weeks. Now school districts themselves are on the hot seat. District report cards were released last Friday. This is the second year for the State of Ohio’s school evaluation system to issue letter grades to school districts. Most lake area school districts got better marks […]

Time to get serious

It’s taken nearly four years, but Buckeye Lake Village Council’s Public Service Committee is supposed to discuss the failed street repaving project at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at the village office.. Back in June, Committee Chair Arletta Ruton said the committee is considering possible legal action against the project engineer, M•E Companies. The paving contractor is out of […]

Thanks from the Grand Marshal

Editor, I would like to thank the Millersport Lions Club for honoring me as the Grand Marshal for the 68th Annual Sweet Corn Festival Parade. When I received the letter announcing my selection, I couldn’t believe it. It was very humbling and I felt honored to have been chosen. However, I didn’t think I was old enough to even be […]

Brindles aren’t all pit bulls

Editor: According to public records, a complaint was received by the Licking County Humane Agent on October 10, 2012, about a cat being dumped on White Chapel Road in the Newark/Heath area. The complainant had documented the license plate number and make of a vehicle that was used by a man abandoning a cat. It was determined that the vehicle […]


Mackenzie Renner, not MacKenzie Keller plays the cymbals on Lakewood’s drum line. Lakewood’s Drum Corps helped WBNS-10TV’s morning news team kick off the start of the high school football season on Friday, August 29.

John William Bobo, Jr.

A graveside service celebrating the life of John William Bobo, Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014, in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville, with military honors by the Buckeye Lake VFW Post #1388 of The V.F.W., of which John was a member. He was born in Columbus, on December 27, 1944, the son of the […]

Kevin Lee Landis

Kevin Lee Landis, 44, of Baltimore, passed away September 14, 2014, at Grant Medical Center. Kevin was a 1988 graduate of Sheridan High School and earned his Bachelors of Electrical Engineering degree from DeVry University. He worked for American Electric Power. Kevin was an avid bowler. Most of all, Kevin loved his family and being the #1 soccer fan for […]

Shirley A. “Sam” Mauller

A funeral service celebrating the life of Shirley A. “Sam” Mauller, age 77, of Thornville, was held September 16, 2014, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lutheran Cemetery. Shirley was born July 18, 1937, in Newark, to the late George Mummey and Eva (Frazier) Mummey Vermillion. She passed away September 9, 2014, at her home. Shirley was […]

Grace L. Reincheld

Funeral services for Grace L. Reincheld will be held 1 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014, at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N 21st Street, Newark, with Pastor Tom Myers presiding. Interment will follow at Hebron Cemetery. The family will receive friends and acquaintances 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mrs. Reincheld, age 92 of Hebron, passed away […]