Preparing To Prepare

ODNR updates community on dam assessment project

MILLERSPORT– People expecting a lively debate about the future of Buckeye Lake’s dam may have been disappointed during ODNR’s public forums Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. “There is no project for replacement of the dam,” said John Wisse, of the ODNR Office of Communications. “This is a community forum to discuss the ongoing dam assessment.” ODN R held t wo ide […]

Herron: Strict speed enforcement to continue

BUCKEYE LAKE – With two crucial levies appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, Buckeye Lake Village Council members devoted much of Monday night’s regular meeting to discussing them and attempting to correct what they believe is misinformation about the levies within the community. “If we don’t have a police department and we’re all in the dark, we’re in trouble,” said […]

Letters to the Editor

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Vote FOR your library

Buckeye Lake and Hebron have excellent libraries, serving thousands of residents. Both are dependent on local partnerships with the Licking County Library. In Hebron, the village provides and maintains the space for the library. In Buckeye Lake, the all-volunteer Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library does the same. In return, the Licking County Library provides the staff, computers, fixtures and […]

Elect Baldwin Court of Appeals Judge

Many voters start scratching their head when they get to the judicial candidates, particularly for the Court of Appeals. Television ads are generally too costly for these candidates, so many of us vote for what sounds like a familiar name or skip the race all together. Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties are part of the 15-county Fifth District Court of […]

More trouble ahead for housing market

Editor: The frequent articles on Ohio’s housing market make self-serving claims with statistics which don’t necessarily support. The truth is the housing crisis is still with us, and the realtors, investors, banksters, and the government are busily building the market to another bubbly disintegration in which more innocent victims will suffer, and we taxpayers once again be inveigled into bailing […]

Baby seat found

Editor: The other day I found a good baby seat with several related miscellaneous items along the road near the corner of Ohio 37 and Ohio 79. I’d like to see it returned to its rightful owner, so if anyone’s lost a baby seat please give me a call at (740) 467-3991. Ted SheetsMillersport


Sean Joseph Ahern

Graveside memorial services for Sean Joseph Ahern, 68, of Heath, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Sean passed away peacefully September 3, 2014, at his home in Heath. He was born January 17, 1946, in Newark, to the late Molly Lewis Ahern and John Joseph Ahern. He grew up in […]

James G. Canterbury

James G. Canterbury, 70, of Hebron, passed away October 23, 2014, at his residence. He was born on August 8, 1944, in Madison, WV, son of the late Gordon and Thelma (Kirk) Canterbury. Jim served honorably in the US Air Force. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner. He loved children and enjoyed performing as a clown in the […]