IT’S THE ‘SWEET’ IN SWEET CORN

Another great opener to the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival

MILLERSPORT– Threatening skies were no threat to the crowd filling Millersport, once again to enjoy the annual Millersport sweet Corn Festival Parade and all it represents for the Millersport community. The Millersport parade opens the Sweet Corn Festival. It starts at Millersport High School and travels north on Lancaster Street in Millersport and turns east onto Chautauqua Boulevard finishing on […]

Small World Department: Tennessee friends performing at festival



MILLERSPORT – They just seem to keep running into one another. Millersport graduate Nelson Trimmer, Jr. was thrilled to hear Larry Gatlin and the Galtlin brothers are headlining the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival this year, especially since he and his wife, Jeri-Lynn have a long history with the Gatlins. Trimmer was transferred through his job to Brentwood, Tennessee, the Gatlin […]

Wolfe appointed to Buckeye Lake Village council



BUCKEYE LAKE – Monday night, during a special meeting, Buckeye Lake Village Council members appointed resident Tom Wolfe to fill the position Michelle McCormick vacated. Three of Buckeye Lake’s seven council members have now been appointed, rather than elected. One of the elected council members, Peggy Wells, was still not allowed to vote on Wolfe’s appointment. She had spoken with […]

Buckeye Lake garage variance recommended



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village’s Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a variance to allow freestanding garages within very specific guidelines, even though no other Ohio village has approved such a measure to village solicitor Butch Bindley’s knowledge. “I, personally, am totally for this variance,” said planning commission chair Karen Cookston. Now that the planning commission has approved the […]

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Thanks for 69 wonderful years



Editor: The Millersport Lions Club is hosting its 69th Sweet Corn Festival this week at Historic Lions Park. Our motto is “We Serve,” and we are fortunate to be serving a community that gives as much as it receives. Our largest annual fundraising project continues to be the Sweet Corn Festival, which is today recognized as one of the largest […]

Thanks to Tuesday’s Table



Editor: I would like to thank everyone involved with Tuesday’s Table. It was amazing. I had 10 people come in for lunch and 80 people for dinner. You have no idea how much your support helps the local businesses. Thank you so much. It is very much appreciated. Faye WhitakerOlde Canal Restaurant

Schaffer warns of further welfare abuses



COLUMBUS—State Representative Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) is expressing concerns that the welfare fraud operations, like those bustedl ast week by law enforcement authorities in Southwest Ohio, “could be much deeper than we first thought.” The raids were a culmination of an 18-month investigation into a $2 million operation where food stamp cards were being exchanged for cash and drugs, according to […]

Free Big Band Tribute set for Sept. 27



BUCKEYE LAKE – A free Big Band Tribute featuring Rob Parton & his Orchestra is set for 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, at the North Bank State Park. Enjoy live music from 1 – 3 p.m. with dancing and food. The concert is a tribute to Buckeye Lake’s past and future. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.

Cinda S. Duggan



Cinda S. Duggan, age 67, of Thurston died August 26, 2015, at her residence. She was born on August 13, 1948, to her late parents, Donald and Barbara Jackson Ruckman. Cinda worked at 3M for several years, but was known for her work with the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #3761 where she was a lifetime member and past president. She […]


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