Deputies will pay more attention to Fairfield Beach

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office Operation Low Tide sweep in Fairfield Beach last Thursday brought some residents to Monday evening’s Walnut Township Trustees’ meeting. The sweep, involving SWAT deputies and the multi-jurisdictional Major Crimes Unit, focused on burglaries, thefts and drug trafficking, resulting in six arrests on Thursday. The investigation is continuing and more arrests […]

Lake plug pulled Monday morning

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s one of the few deadlines ODNR regularly meets on the dam replacement project. Construction workers removed the stop bars from the AMIL spillway in Buckeye Lake Village Monday morning. ODNR ignored pleas to extend the boating season into November. Water is gushing out the wastewater weir in Buckeye Lake Village. ODNR expects the two-foot drawdown to […]

Donley named Buckeye Lake Watershed Coordinator

BUCKEYE LAKE – Claire Donley of Lancaster was recently hired by the Perry Soil and Water Conservation District to serve as the Buckeye Lake Watershed Coordinator. She will be working across county lines in coordination with all three soil and water conservation districts (Licking, Fairfield and Perry). Her focus will be on improving water quality in the streams feeding the […]

Elizabeth M. Barrett

A memorial service celebrating the life of Elizabeth M. Barrett, 87, of Millersport, formerly of New York City, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Millersport United Methodist Church, with Pastor Jim Condrey officiating.  A private inurnment will be held at a later date at Marble Collegiate Church Columbarium in New York City. Elizabeth was […]

Sharon E. Chesser

A funeral service celebrating the life of Sharon E. Chesser, 73, of Thornville, was held October 3, 2018, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Gary Reiss officiating.  Burial followed at Zion Ridge Cemetery. Sharon was born in Thornville, on February 21, 1945, to the late Herbert and Mable (Taylor) Winegardner.  She passed away at […]

Victoria Lynn Dunbar

A funeral service celebrating the life of Victoria Lynn Dunbar, age 60 of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating.Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville, from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 p.m. […]

Things to Do – October 6, 2018

  Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Preschool Storybook Science – from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, […]


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