Kathleen A. Pfeifer



Kathleen A. (Kay) Pfeifer , age 92, of Thornville, passed away on August 30, 2017. She was born in Columbus, to the late Dennis and Rose Carroll on July 12, 1925. In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence F. Pfeifer; son, Lawrence M. Pfeifer; and sisters, Virginia Fox, Mildred Montgomery and Dorothy Barleycorn. […]

Keith Alan Ruff



Keith Alan Ruff, 57, joined his heavenly and earthly Fathers on August 22, 2017. He was born April 16, 1960, in Columbus. He had worked as director of security at the John Glen International Airport. Keith was a strong man and a true fighter. Wearing many coats, he worked for Columbia Gas, was a pastor in various churches, he was […]

Edward B. Sims



Edward B. Sims, age 84 of Baltimore, passed away August 25, 2017, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army and retired from Fairfield Paper Company with 45 years of service. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Baltimore VFW Post 3761. Edward is survived […]

Thanks from the Lions for 71 years of the Sweet Corn Festival.



Editor, The Millersport Lions Club is hosting its 71st 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 […]

Southwest Licking critic is running for school board



Editor: Helfrich is running for School Board. Don’t be afraid of change. Southwest Licking ( SWL) has been declining academically for years. The most recent Ohio Department of Education Report Card rates SWL at a D for student preparation for success in technical fields or going to college. It’s simple, you can resist change and have your children unprepared for […]

Former tax commissioner supports Stivers’ tax plan



Editor: Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) was exactly right when he told the Washington Examiner it’s time to focus on tax cuts. Small business tax cuts are a legislative goal that should have bipartisan support. The last major overhaul of the American tax system occurred over 30 years ago. The 1986 Tax Reform Act sparked the rapid economic growth and job […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wetland Botanical Expedition – from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1. Cost: Non-members – $15; Members – $10. Join us as we celebrate the Dutch Fork Wetland, our 70-acre wetland and grassland prairie habitat. Home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and plants – […]

Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/ Walk set for Sept. 2



MILLERSPORT _The 28th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, at the Sweet Corn Festival grounds. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers, both male and female, and medals to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 1-11, 12-13, 14-15, […]

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School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of September 4. All schools are closed on Monday for Labor Day. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Tuesday: #1 Chicken nuggets/ dinner roll; #2 PBJ pocket, baked beans, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad, fruit, and M&M cookie. Thursday: #1 Hot dog; #2 PBJ pocket, steamed broccoli, and fruit. Friday: #1 […]


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