VPCT- presents Willy Wonka Jr

The Victoria Players Children’s Theater (VPCT) is currently rehearsing for their upcoming production of Willy Wonka Jr. The VPCT is a local theater company that is specific to students age 19 and younger. Their theater home is located in Baltimore at the Victoria Opera House, but their reach includes Bremen, Buckeye Lake, Canal Winchester, Carroll, Gahanna, Lancaster, Millersport, Pickerington, Rushville, Thornville, Westerville, […]

Classifieds 3-23-19

Help Wanted We Need You! Full and Part Time, 1st & 2nd Shifts. Jacksontown/Hebron/Buckeye Lake Areas. Mowing/Groundskeeping/Cleaning. Apply online at www.goodwillnewark.com/employment.   Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc. participates in state and federal training and employment programs. All applicants must meet program eligibility standards as required by law. Licking/Knox Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer. EOA/EE/M-F/Vet/Disability. Services HAF Handyman Service. General home […]

Lake area college students honored

BUCKEYE LAKE –Lake area college students receive honors. Ashland University: Madison Overman, of Hebron, is a member of the women’s club volleyball team She is majoring in business management and is a 2015 graduate of Lakewood High School. Ashland University: Nicholas Novotny of Thornville, is a member of Ashland University’s Second Amendment Club. Novotny is majoring in political science and […]

Competition remains fierce for homes in central Ohio

COLUMBUS – Although inventory levels are down and sale prices are up, there appears to be no shortage of buyers. February home sales came in at 1,744 which was 3.7 higher than a year ago and 8.9 percent more homes sold than in January 2019. The number of homes in contract trailed February 2018 by almost three percent, however pending […]

Lakewood’s share of casino profits is small

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Last month, Lakewood School District Treasurer Glenna Plaisted detailed casino gambling’s impact on Lakewood’s income from the state. Plaisted said Ohio voters authorized four casinos via a constitutional amendment (Issue 3) in 2009. The Cleveland and Toledo casinos opened first in May 2012 with the Hollywood Casino in Columbus opening October 2012. The final casino […]

VFW Post 1388 Auxiliary is seeking donations for hospitalized Veterans

Editor: Once again The VFW Auxiliary to Post #1388, in Millersport, is asking for donations for the VA Hospital in Chillicothe. We have to provide personal hygiene items to our Veterans there because the government can’t. We have a list, set by month, but we can accept anything anytime. • April-Shampoo • May-Conditioner • June-Flip-flops • July- Razors • Aug.-Shave […]

Nancy Detrick

A celebration of Life service for Nancy Detrick, 76, formerly of Kirkersville, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in the Crossway Community Church in Kirkersville with Pastor Glen Gram as the leader. Nancy enjoyed her fellowship with both Kirkersville churches, and loved Bible study. So in her honor the service will include Bible study and […]

Zelma Jean Dooley

Zelma Jean Dooley, 85, of Harbor Hills, passed away at her home on March 18, 2019. Jean was born May 3, 1933, in Winston Salem, North Carolina, to the late Harry J. and Agnes L. Vaughn Long. She married her loving husband, Earl Edward Dooley on September 7, 1963, in Pataskala. They enjoyed riding motorcycles and going camping together. Zelma […]

US 40 to be closed east of Ohio 13 April 3

JACKSONTOWN – ODOT announced Thursday that due to weather, the US 40 closure planned for this weekend near Jacksontown is postponed until Wednesday, April 3. The road will be closed approximately a half mile east of Ohio 13 while ODOT crews replace a culvert. The road will close to traffic mid-morning after Lakewood Schools are in session and is expected […]