Ohio 204 resurfacing projects starts April 22

JACKSONTOWN – Beginning Monday, April 22, pavement repairs will begin on Ohio 204 between Glenford and the Fairfield County line, with two-lane resurfacing to follow. The schedule is subject to change due to weather. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers during the 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. work hours, Monday through Saturday. The estimated completion date is […]

Central Ohio Fishing Forecasts

COLUMBUS – Ohio offers many fantastic locations for the public to fish, including 124,000 acres of inland water, 7,000 miles of streams, 2.25 million acres of Lake Erie water, and 481 miles of the Ohio River, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The Division of Wildlife has numerous resources available to assist anglers, including […]

Author Tom Noll to visit Perry County Library

Perry County Arbor & Earth Day Celebration at Perry County District Library Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at Perry County District Library in New Lexington on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The library has teamed up with Perry County Waste Reduction & Recycling and the New Lexington Tree Commission to observe both Earth Day and Arbor Day […]

48th Annual Ham & Eggs Show

The Lancaster Men’s Chorus will present their 48th annual Ham and Eggs show May 8th – 11th at Ohio University Lancaster at 7:30pm. The comedy show is titled “Just for the Halibut” and will reminisce on the beloved but now gone Arthur Treacher’s restaurant while having some fun with current food trends. The concert portion will feature Pop songs old […]

Licking County has six traffic fatalities in the first quarter

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reports six traffic fatalities during the first quarter of 2019, January 1 through March 31, in Licking County. Of the six fatalities, two of the crashes involved drivers under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and two involved motorists not wearing their seat belts. During the same time frame […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

FREE gardening classes available at Buckeye Lake’s Harbor Community Center

BUCKEYE LAKE – Licking County Master Gardeners are holding FREE monthly gardening classes from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. on the following Saturdays at the Harbor Community Center on Ohio 79 in Buckeye Lake Village. March 16 – Preparing Garden Beds + Planting for Early Crops Learn when and how to start an early garden and have vegetables as early as […]

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