Action steps up on the dam berm

Analysis: The ‘Midget’ is finally moving

BUCKEYE LAKE – Last week we commented that DeWind’s reconfigured now several-pass trencher hadn’t moved for several weeks from Seller’s Point. It hadn’t mixed any soil since August 22. We can now report that it has moved. Monday found ‘the midget’ on the West Bank side of the Seller’s Point spillway, maybe 400 yards down the berm. It hadn’t mixed […]

Kevin Lee Cade

A funeral service celebrating the life of Kevin Lee Cade, age 47, of Baltimore, was held September 20, 2017, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Tim Sowards officiating. Burial followed at Millersport Cemetery. Kevin was born in Lancaster, on June 29, 1970, to Linda (Hensley) DeVault and Lee Cade. He passed away on September 13, 2017, […]

Homes are selling quickly in central Ohio

COLUMBUS – Homes spent an average of 27 days on the market during the month of August, which is one day less than July and eight days fewer than August 2016. This is yet another record low for central Ohio, according to the Columbus REALTORS(r) Multiple Listing Service. “Homes have been selling in less than a month this summer” said […]

Time to think about upcoming election

Editor:: It’s not too early to think about the upcoming election in our surrounding communities. If you wish to make an informed decision before casting your vote for local officials, may I suggest you attend a Council meeting to become aware of the issues facing our communities in the future. The officials you elect represent you and your opinion matters! […]

Lake draw-down starts Oct. 1

BUCKEYE LAKE – ODNR will meet or exceed at least two dam project deadlines this year. Earlier this year, they met their promised March 1 date to install the stop logs at the AMIL Spillway in Buckeye Lake Village. Now in spite of widespead pleas to delay the draw-down to the past practice of Nov. 1 to 15, project spokesperson […]

Lakewood Financial Taskforce recommends just a new levy

HEBRON – Lakewood’s Financial Taskforce followed the Planning Team’s presentation to board members on Sept. 13. One member said the group “was surprised by the 42 million dollar cost” for the new K-5 school. The new school is estimated to cost $32, The rest of the $42 million price tag is coming from more improvements at the middle and high […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Tai Chi Series – from 1 to 2 p.m. on six consecutive Sundays beginning Sept. 17. Cost: Nonmembers $65; Members – $55. Tai Chi is designed to increase muscle and cardiovascular strength as well as improve balance, joint flexibility and posture. The fire will be crackling as Sifu Wayne […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 25. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: # 1 Popcorn chicken w/rice #2 PBJ pocket, steamed black beans, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Mini corn dogs #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, carroteenes, ice cream bar, and fruit. Thursday: # 1 Grilled cheese sandwich #2 PBJ pocket, […]