Licking County traffic fatalities increase 50% in 2017



NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reports eight traffic fatalities during the fourth quarter of 2017, October 1 to December 31, in Licking County. Of the eight fatalities, three were young drivers and two were not wearing a seat belt. At least three of the fatalities involved alcohol and/or drugged driving. During this same time […]

Guest Column: Be on the frontlines of Democracy



No matter the year, Election Day is always among the most important dates on the American calendar. After all, it’s the day we exercise our right to self-govern and take part in one of the cornerstones of our democracy. Here in Ohio, it takes an army of more than 35,000 workers to staff polling places across the state. With so […]

New Kirkersville Police chief is the promise of the rainbow for us all



Editor: The rainbow is a sign of God’s promise, that he will guide us through any storm. That he will see us through all our troubles, no matter what their form. When you feel battered by life’s storm, and you are filled with doubt and dismay,just remember God’s rainbow is coming, it’s only a prayer away. The above verse comes […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Tai Chi (Six Class Series) – from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sundays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28, and February 4 and 11. Cost: Non-members – $65; Members – $55. Tai Chi is designed to increase muscle and cardiovascular strength as well as improve balance, joint flexibility and […]

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Fundraiser set for Ron Emrich



MILLERSPORT – Calling all friends, neighbors, relatives, and acquaintances of Ron Emrich. The Millersport Lions Club will be hosting a community-wide spaghetti dinner benefit on Saturday, February 3, 4:00 – 7:00 pm, in the Lions Clubhouse, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd., Millersport, to help Ron and his wife, Rita raise funds for the purchase of a handicap accessible van. Ron has been […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 29. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Popcorn chicken w/rice #2 PBJ pocket, steamed California blend, fortune cookie, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Chicken and noodles #2 PBJ pocket, mashed potatoes, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, carroteenies w/ranch, and fruit. Thursday-Friday: Menu not available. Lakewood Middle/ High School Monday: #1 Chicken […]

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