Breakfast with Santa Claus-Kirkersville

Santa Claus is Coming to Kirkersville! Join us on Saturday, at 180 E. Main Street,December 1st at 9am for Breakfast with Santa Claus. We’ll enjoy breakfast while waiting for Jolly St. Nick to put in his appearance. Kids can write a letter to Santa, shop at our Secret Santa Shop, make crafts, get their face painted and have a photo taken […]

Breakfast w/Santa

Breakfast with Santa and Gift Shop at Thornville UM Church, 30 E Columbus St., Thornville from 8:30-11;30am on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Cost of breakfast is a donation. Gift shop for Little Shoppers, most gifts under $10. Santa will arrive by 9:00am.  

Analysis: Pending Licking County resolution would restrict homeowners’ rights

By Charles Prince NEWARK – Two of the three Licking County Commissioners, according Commission President Duane Flowers, are poised to approve  a controversial contractor registration requirement next Tuesday morning. The discussion, which apparently began in March, has been under the radar until Flowers read a nearly four-page statement during the Tuesday, November 20, commissioners meeting and then posted it on […]

National Weather Service presents award to Hebron Water Treatment Plant

HEBRON – A cooperative weather observer award was presented to the Hebron Water Treatment Plant on Friday,  November 16.  The Hebron Water Treatment Plant has been providing weather observations to the National Weather Service for 25 years. The text of the award read: “In commemoration of Hebron Water Treatment Plant’s 25 years of dedicated service to the National Weather Service […]

Future home sales looking strong in central Ohio

COLUMBUS – Although down 4.1 percent from a year ago, homes put in contract jumped 3.7 percent from September to October. This was the second highest number of homes in contract in October in 12 years, according to the Columbus REALTORS Multiple Listing Service (MLS). “A sale is listed as ‘in contract’ when the contract has been signed but the […]

Janet Bogden

Janet Bogden was born to the late Esther and Elmer Weierstall on Aug 27, 1927, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Janet won a brave battle against Thyroid cancer, but sadly succumbed to COPD. Janet met the love of her life, Emil Bogden Jr. at a church social. Love letters were exchanged during WW II and their wedding united them two weeks after […]

Gloria G. Knoff

A funeral service celebrating the life of Gloria G. Knoff, age 85, of Columbus, was held November 20, 2018, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Brian Stout officiating. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Gloria was born October 5, 1933, in Baltimore, to the late Clyde Irvin and Mildred Etheleen (Miller) Sager. She passed away […]

Ronald H. Koker

Ronald H. Koker, 69, of Marysville, and formally of Baltimore, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Ron was a 1967 graduate of Liberty Union High School and attended Western Kentucky University. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran and a two Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient. Ron was also a member of the […]

John Gilbert (Gib) Reese

John Gilbert (Gib) Reese, age 93, of Newark and Granville, died November 20, 2018, at Kendal at Granville. Born in Newark, on July 7, 1925, to Everett David and Martha Grace Miller Reese. Graduate of Phillips Academy (1943), Andover, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University (1949) and Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law […]

Nancy Anne Wilson

Graveside funeral services, celebrating the life of Nancy Anne Wilson, 79, of Heath, were held November 23, 2018, in the Wilson Cemetery, Newark. Nancy passed away peacefully at her home in Heath on Saturday, November 17, 2018, following an extended illness. She was born in Newark, on December 29, 1938, the daughter of the late Wilbert H. and Mary E. […]


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