Property Maintenance Code ‘getting some teeth’

MILLERSPORT – Council members spent most of Tuesday night’s meeting debating a revision to the village’s property maintenance code. The revised ordinance was on the agenda for its first reading. Mayor Gary Matheny opened the discussion, stating, “Hopefully, we’ll have a little bit of bite.” He also expressed some frustration in getting the City of Lancaster’s Law Department to discuss […]

Krier gets post on second try; drug testing approved

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members covered a lot of ground in Wednesday evening’s three- hour plus long meeting. It was new board member Brittany Misner’s first meeting. She was selected by board members May 9, to replace Bill Gulick who resigned last month. Lakewood High School has a new principal. Assistant principal Kevin Krier got his promotion on the […]

James W. Endsley

James W. Endsley, age 65 of Jersey Township, passed away May 16, 2018, following a brief illness. He was born October 25, 1952, in Newark, to the late James E. and Mary Eloise (Faller) Endsley. Jim graduated from Lakewood High School and was a long time member of the Pataskala Masonic Lodge #404 F&AM. He operated Endsley Grading, serving the […]

Maxine M. Hite

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Maxine M. Hite, 97, of Hilliard, Florida, formerly of Hebron, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor John Krumm as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Kirkersville Cemetery. Maxine died May 23, 2018, following […]

Ruth Delores Garey Johnson

It is with great sadness the family of Ruth Delores Garey Johnson announces her passing at her home in Thornville after a brief illness on May 15, 2018, at the age of 92, surrounded by her family. Ruth was born April 27, 1926, the youngest of eleven children of Willard and Bertha (Davis) Garey. She was a proud graduate of […]

Vernie B. Shepherd

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Vernie B. Shepherd, 77, of Hebron, were held May 23, 2018, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with his Pastor Jon Hays as celebrant. Burial followed in Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg. “Bud” passed away May 21, 2018, with his family at his side. He was born […]

Rosemary A. Wood

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Rosemary A. Wood, 82, of Hebron, were held May 24, 2018, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Mark Katrick as celebrant. Burial followed in the Hebron Cemetery, where she was be buried with her husband and son. Rosemary died May 21, 2018, in Lancaster, following […]

Sheridan is People’s Choice

JACKSONTOWN – Artistic groups in Perry and Licking counties both now hold a new title: plow painting champions. Sheridan High School won the people’s choice award, which was decided based on social media votes. Sheridan garnered 1,152 votes on Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 5’s Facebook page contest, followed closely by Licking Valley High School with 952 votes. Danville […]

This week’s dam update

BUCKEYE LAKE – Crane Lake and Picnic Point may reopen in time for the Memorial Day weekend. The bridge over the short channel to the main lake is back in place and a subcontractor was finishing an asphalt walkway on Thursday. Installation of the sheet steel barrier between Crane Lake and the main lake has been complete for a couple […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Scavenger Hunt – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the month of May. FREE! May 24th is National Scavenger hunt Day! Help us celebrate by exploring The Arboretum’s grounds with a self-guided scavenger hunt. Sheets are available in the Visitors Center during the month of May. Drop-off your completed […]