Layton, Marietta rejoin Hebron Village Council

HEBRON – Village Council is now back to full strength after Mayor Mike McFarland swore in two new members Wednesday evening. Last month, council member Clifford Mason resigned to accept an appointment as Hebron Fire Chief and council member Jim Friend resigned for personal reasons. Technically, neither of the new council members are new. Tom Marietta retires to council after […]

Free shooting at all ODNR shooting ranges on Saturday, August 11

COLUMBUS – Recreational shooters both young and old are invited to experience one of Ohio’s premier public shooting ranges on Saturday, Aug. 11, during Ohio’s Free Range Day, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). On this day, the shooting range permit requirement will be waived at all ODNR Division of Wildlife Class “A,” “B,” and “C” shooting […]

Marlene A. Shaw Hoover

Marlene A. Shaw Hoover, age 83 of Lancaster, formerly of New Albany and Baltimore, passed away July 20, 2018, at her residence. She was a retired lead girl in the accounting department for the Kroger Company with 38 years of service. Marlene was a member of the Baltimore Red Hat Society, past president of the Gahanna VFW Auxiliary, held a […]

Dam project update

BUCKEYE LAKE – We were too pessimistic. The Ruhlin Company did get the new jetty and associated work done in time to allow water to flow into the new AMIL channel last Friday. Reopening the channel brought some night-time relief for nearly neighbors. For the first time in months, the generator powering the pump that kept the new channel dry […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Blackhand Gorge Tour – from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, August 3. Cost: Non-members – $10; Members – $8. Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve is one of the treasures of Licking County. Boasting nearly 1,000 acres, it is home to numerous wildflowers, trees, and shrubs. Join Arboretum […]

Resident asks council members to treat each other with respect

BUCKEYE LAKE – Another contentious Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting Monday night prompted a plea from a relatively new resident. Cindy Stewart, wife of Zoning Inspector Doug Stewart, said, “These are the most painful, rude meetings I have ever attended.” Stewart is very familiar with public meetings having worked in municipal government for years. She is currently the Administrative Assistant […]

Lakewood Performing Arts Department receives $20,000 donation