Commissioners continue negotiations with Thornville



NEW LEXINGTON –– Perry County Commissioners still hope to persuade Village of Thornville officials to renegotiate a sewer service contract. “We can’t raise those people’s rates any more,” said Commissioner Dave Frericks regarding Northern Perry County sewer customers, who recently experienced a $20 per month increase. In 2007, former county commissioners Thad Cooperrider, Fred Shriner, and Lonnie Wood approved a […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Foundations Yoga Series – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, October 13 through Thursday, November 17. Cost: Non-Members: $65; Members: $55. In this beginner-focused yoga series, learn the basics of the practice, including breathing techniques and introductory level postures. Over this 6-week series, develop a few more advanced postures […]

Thornville officials continue word battle



Editor, Last week’s Letter to the Editor is a perfect example of why the village needs a social media policy to guide council members. Despite assertions to the contrary, the village Facebook page is only for announcements and information. It’s not a debate forum or complaint department. There has been a policy in place to that effect for years. When […]

Newbold responds



Dear Editor and Thornville Residents: On October 12, 2016, I received an email from the Council Clerk stating that public records requests had been made for my responses to various emails from Angie Hedges (the resident that first brought the issue of Mayor Renner and Council Member Renner’s possible zoning violation regarding the diapered chickens to the attention of Council). […]

Students will collect food on Oct. 27 in Thornville



THORNVILLE – The Lakewood Chapter of the National Honor Society will be conducting a Halloween Canned Food Drive in the Thornville area during Trick-or-Treating from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. All proceeds will go to the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. Honor Society members will be going door-to-door seeking food donations. All canned and nonperishable foods […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Oct. 4: A Creno’s Pizza employee said two people attempted to break into a pop machine but failed. Police are investigating. • Oct. 4: A driver was cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Oct. 5: Police responded to a report of a theft at the […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of October 24. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Chicken nuggets #@ PBJ pocket, baked French fries, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Nachos w/beef #2 PBJ pocket, steamed green beans, fruit, and M&M cookie. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, steamed corn, and fruit. Thursday: #1 Spaghetti w/ breadstick #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad. […]

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