Joy Lynn Gaskill

Joy Lynn Gaskill, 57, of Baltimore went home to be with the Lord on July 17, 2016, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 26, 1958, in Lancaster. Joy graduated from Forest Rose School and worked at Fairfield Industries. She spent many fun years at the Samaritan Center Adult Daycare, and recently […]

Barbara M. Maresca

A funeral service for Barbara M. Maresca, age 75, of Hebron, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at The Newark Chapel of Henderson- Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, with Father William Hritsko, presiding. Barbara passed away July 17, 2016, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She was born January 3, 1941, in […]

Second quarter traffic fatalities drop again

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s Safe Communities Coalition reported six fatal crashes during the second quarter of 2016, April 1 to June 30, in the county. Of the six fatal crashes, one was not wearing a seat belt, two were motorcycle riders who were not wearing helmets, and three are suspected to have involved alcohol. From January 1 […]

Lamp oil poisoning calls increase dramatically

COLUMBUS – While summer weather and festivities keep everyone outside and active, parents should take every precaution to protect their children from injuries and poisonings. Data from the Central Ohio Poison Center demonstrate that pediatric exposures to lamp oil are increasing more this summer than last. So far this summer, there has been a 180 percent increase in the number […]


District hires new treasurer

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Local Schools board members unanimously approved a three-year contract July 13 to hire Christy Moore as district treasurer. She will replace Amanda Clearcreek Treasurer Jill Bradford who served as interim treasurer after Treasurer Jeff Beane resigned unexpectedly for health reasons after just a few months on the job. Board members were unable to work out an […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Stroller Stroll – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through September. FREE! Join a guide on a stroll along a paved path through our beautiful grounds. This is a great opportunity for parents or caregivers to enjoy some fresh air and exercise, while children explore the natural world around […]

Little Miss Firefighter entries due July 31

PATASKALA – Entries for the 33rd Annual Little Miss Firefighter Competition are due July 31. The competition, held on Wednesday, August 17, at the Pataskala Street Fair, is open to girls entering the second grade this upcoming school year who reside in the West Licking Joint Fire District which includes the Kirkersville area. Daughters of West Licking firefighters and members […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 10: Police were dispatched to a Walnut Road residence on a report of a domestic dispute. An intoxicated male drove away from the scene with his 15-year-old daughter in the car with him. He was arrested for OVI and child endangerment. • July 10: Two people were told to leave […]

2016-07-23 E-Edition

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