Weed control needed

Editor: In view of my postal service, or lack of, get wrong mail, then not get my own. I think we should start up the Pony Express again. The horses could eat the weeds in the dam created everglades! Weeds get higher over night! Looking for the swamp. Katfish NeubigWeedport, Lieb’s Island

Baltimore 5K celebrates its 25th anniversary August 6

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Festival 5K, a competitive 3.1-mile run through the streets of Baltimore, will celebrate its 25th-anniversary race at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 6. The non-profit event, held at Johnson Park supports the Liberty Union-Thurston cross country teams by funding their annual athletic camp. Open to all ages, the race leads competitors through paved and police-patrolled residential […]

Amelia M. Kempton

Amelia M. Kempton, 90, of Millersport, passed away at her home on July 21, 2016. She was born November 28, 1925, in Lancaster. Amelia was a member of Maple Grove United Brethren Church in Baltimore. She was a 63-year member of the Monticello Rebekah Lodge #885. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Salvation Army Samaritan Center in Lancaster. Amelia is […]

Danyell Jo Ann Pyles-Blevins

It is with uncontrollable tears in our eyes and a shattered heart that we announce that Danyell Jo Ann Pyles-Blevins peacefully passed away July 23, 2016. Danyell was born on February 13, 1974, at St. Ann’s in Columbus, to James and Patricia Blevins Sr. Our precious baby girl fought an extremely hard battle for the past two months and gave […]

Wanda M. Snider

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Wanda M. Snider, 81, of Thornville will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday July 30, 2016, at The Oakthorpe Church, with burial to follow in Oakthorpe Cemetery, Thornville. Wanda died peacefully July 25, 2016, at her home with her family at her side. She was born November 12, 1934, in Fairfield County, […]

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 […]

Sales tax holiday is August 5-7

COLUMBUS – Ohio consumers are about a week away from the second Ohio sales tax holiday, an extension of last year’s first-ever sales tax holiday that saved Ohio consumers $3.3 million in taxes and generated $4.7 million in increased tax revenues for Ohio government. Legislation passed this year by the Ohio General Assembly, Senate Bill 264 sponsored by State Senator […]

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 […]

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