Winter Comes Early



BUCKEYE LAKE – Winter arrived about five weeks early Sunday, dumping four to five inchesof snow and sending temperatures into single digits. Tuesday’s high temperature of 19 set a record for that date. The snow and plummenting temperatures quickly brought back memories of last year’s brutal winter. There’s hope that won’t repeat this year . T he National Oceanic and […]

Neighbors oppose proposed Dollar General store



HEBRON – Some Hebron residents hope the village rejects a request for rezoning and a variance to accommodate a proposed Dollar General in a residential area on US 40 (East Main Street), near the Ohio 79 interchange. “I hate to see any commercial on that lot,” said resident Connie Keiffer, who lives next door to the lot. “It was supposed […]

Lakewood Schools names new superintendent



HEBRON – Wednesday morning, the Lakewood School Board announced that Mary Kay Andrews, currently Director of District Services at C-TEC, would be acting Lakewood superintendent as of January 2015. She will replace current Superintendent Jay Gault, who is retiring. Lakewood board members worked with the Licking County Educational Service Center and its Superintendent Nelson McCray to search for a new […]

Tie-vote doesn’t stop rezoning



UNION TOWNSHIP – A tie vote Nov. 6 did not derail a rezoning request in Union Township. Trustee President Rick Black and Trustee Charles Prince voted for and against the rezoning respectively, which Trustee John Slater’s family requested. Earlier Licking County Assistant Prosecutor Austin Lecklider had advised that a tie vote would deny the proposed amendment. After the vote and […]

Writer hasn’t gone away



Editor: It has been some time since I have written about Baltimore and its administrators. Some readers might think that since Baltimore’s paving project included my street (Liberty Street) that I am no longer upset with our village administration. That’s not the case and I’m still upset that our streets have taken a “back seat”, while our mayor and council […]

Larry Blade



Funeral services for Larry Blade will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 21, 2014, at First Community Church, 4381 Walnut Street, Buckeye Lake, with Pastor Kevin Blade presiding. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. The family will receive friends and acquaintances 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N 21st Street, Newark. Larry, age 50, went to […]

John “Jim” C. “Red” Callison



A funeral service for John “Jim” C. “Red” Callison, age 86, of Hebron was held November 15, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Newark, with Pastor Jim Addy officiating. Burial was in Licking Cemetery, Hebron where military honors were conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Jim passed away November 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving […]

Thomas Lee Clark



Thomas Lee Clark, age 81, of Buckeye Lake, died November 11, 2014, while taking his daily walk. He was born April 1, 1933 to Everet and Agnes Clark. He was an altar boy, attended Aquinas Catholic School, a 1950 graduate of Mifflin High School, and attended OSU. He was an Army veteran serving at Fort Campbell, KY, and Fort Bragg, […]

Betty L. “Betro” Hartless



Betty L. “Betro” Hartless, 65, of Millersport, passed away November 16, 2014. Betty formerly worked for the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, Blue Goose, Glass Floss and Smitty’s. She enjoyed bingo, cards, yard sales, gardening in her flower beds, and the outdoors. Most of all, Betty enjoyed being Mom and Grandma. She is preceded in death by her brother, James Nicely; […]

Steven A. Hursey



Steven A. Hursey, 62, of Palmer, Alaska, formerly of Glenford, passed away November 11, 2014, at the Willow Haven Care Center in Zanesville, after a brief illness. Steven was born October 13, 1952, in Zanesville, the son of Glen A. and Bonnie J. (Campbell) Hursey of Glenford. He graduated in 1970 from Sheridan High School and the Heath Vocational School […]


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