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Thornville family will light holiday display for as long as possible.

THORNVILLE– Bob and Eileen Parlet have many reasons to maintain their impressive holiday light display for as long as possible. The Parlet’s Craig Drive home is known locally as the “Christmas House” for its roughly 5,000 bulb holiday extravaganza. Bob Parlet, who is 75 years old, doesn’t mind spending three to four days putting the whole thing together each year. […]

Severance thanked for service to Millersport



MILLERSPORT – Mayor Dean Severance was thanked for his 18 years service to the village with a gift and reception following Tuesday night’s council meeting. Severance served on council for four years and was mayor for 14 years. Long-time council member Gary Matheny turned back his bid for a fifth term. Council members pushed two major decisions into next month. […]

Gilbert, Mason thanked for service to Hebron



HEBRON – Village council members and employees thanked Mayor Clifford Mason and Council President Bob Gilbert for their service to the village at Wednesday’s council meeting. It was the last regular council meeting for Gilbert and Mason. Gilbert opted not to seek reelection after 16 years on council and former Village Administrator Mike McFarland narrowly turned back Mason’s bid for […]

Another White Christmas for Millersport



MILLERSPORT – All of Millersport’s Christmases have been white for nearly 50 years. The White Christmas program is a Millersport tradition since 1967, and it’s still going strong. “I still go back and deliver,” said former Millersport High School home economics teacher Barbara Clark, who’s been involved with the charity and appreciation program from its beginning. Each year hundreds of […]

Letters to the Editor



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Buckeye Lake still doesn’t get it on public records



Editor: I have repeatedly tried to work out issues without bringing them to the public’s attention. But that does not always work and, in many cases, I feel things will not change for the better without the public having knowledge of what is really going on and why it is going on! I recently brought to the Buckeye Lake mayor’s […]

Council will have vacancy to fill in January



Editor: I’m looking forward to our new council working together in 2016 to make the Village of Buckeye Lake a better place for all of us. The last few meetings we’ve had have been very encouraging with good discussion and respect for each other. We have some new members who will bring a lot of business experience to the table […]

Severance thanked for his service



Editor: We’d like to publicly thank Mayor Dean Severance for his 18 years of public service to the village of Millersport, four years as a village council member and 14 years as mayor. It’s no small feat that Dean was able to maintain these positions while working full time, and while raising a family and taking an active role in […]

Thanks from Paul Thompson’s family



Editor: So sorry for the delay. I would like to send out special thank you’s to everyone who remembered my “Dear Sweet Daddy” Paul Thompson. Thank you to William J Robinson who had our food catered from Nana & Papa’s. Oh so good Mil, thank you my dear friend. I would also like to thank the VFW Post of Buckeye […]

Grinch named _________ stole summer



Editor: In case you don’t know – there’s a new movie out “How the Grinch named (fill in the blank) Stole Summer”. He took the water. He took the docks. He even took the trees!! Then he put a fence around so no one could see! But, maybe we will have “Good” ice. The swamp will freeze! You can play […]


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