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Number of homes for sale drops again

COLUMBUS – Last year, August marked the 92nd consecutive month of year over year declines in inventory. After seven months of increased supply, central Ohio now has five months of year over year inventory decreases under its belt again this year. There were only 3,690 central Ohio homes and condos added to the market during the month of August which […]

Oktoberfest in Somerset


Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 28th!  Oktoberfest starts at noon in Somerset on Pigfoot Square and is located at the intersection of State Route 22 and Market Street. The Perry County Historical and Cultural Arts Society will once again be hosting the event. Somerset Artists’ Cooperative will participate in the activities with various local artists giving demonstrations in many […]

Licking Park District names interim director

GRANVILLE – Licking Park District’s Board of Commissioners announced late last month that  Richard Waugh  was appointed interim park director effective September 1, 2019. Waugh resigned his board position to fill the director vacancy. He had served as a board member since July 17, 2018. r. Waugh’s resume includes five years in public service with the City of Heath including […]

Fewer fatal crashes during Labor Day holiday

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 10 traffic fatalities over the Labor Day Holiday, two fewer than last year, according to provisional data. There were 10 fatal crashes which claimed 10 lives – a decrease from 2018 when 12 fatal crashes killed 12 people. Alcohol was a contributing factor in at least two fatalities. Additionally, three motorists […]

Largest Buckeye Lake Cycling Event to Date


On Saturday, August 24, Tour de Buckeye Lake chattered its previous participation record by more than doubling the number of cyclists this year. Nearly 500 cyclists came to the region for the 2019 Tour de Buckeye Lake. The event planning committee has already begun planning for next year. Bill Collinson, event co-chair, said “We started this ride three years ago […]

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival 5K 2019 8/31/19 Rankings

  Event 1  Mixed 1‑99 5k Run RR ======================================================================== Name                                                 Age Team                       Avg Mile     Finals Points ======================================================================== Overall Results Women 5000 Run 1 Zishka, Sammie   […]

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival 5K Race Results 2019 – 8/31/2019

  MILLERSPORT SWEET CORN FESTIVAL 5K  2019 – 8/31/2019 Rankings Mixed 1-99 5k Run RR       Comp#  Name                           Team                             Time Points =========================================================================================     1    44  Toskin, Anthony                 M18  Thornville, OH               16:48.27     2   149  Holbrook, Jonathon         M15  Hebron, OH                    17:00.45     3   161  Bowman, […]

Central Ohio real estate market remains strong

COLUMBUS – There were 3,334 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of July which was a 3.3 percent bump from June and almost four percent higher than a year ago. Of those sales, about 2,800 were single family homes and just over 500 were condominiums according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service. “The new condo guidelines […]

Licking County housing market is still strong

NEWARK – Licking County’s average home sold price was $236,893 through July this year, up 15.9% over the first seven months of 2018. There were 1,410 existing homes and condominiums sold the first seven months of 2019, up 2% from 2018 when there were 1,382 homes sold in the first seven months of the year, according to the Columbus REALTORS […]

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival Events – 2019

Wednesday, August 28 5:00-11:00pm – Midway Ride Special Pricing $20 5:00pm – Corn Eating Contest (all ages) 5:30pm – Garden & Compact Tractor Tug Pull 6:00pm – Grand Parade 7:30pm – Fairfield Beach Karate School by Danny Phillips 8:00pm – Barefoot McCoy – Folk Rock 8:30pm – TNT Bluegrass Band by Norm Gutidge 9:00pm – Millersport Laker Pep Rally Thursday, […]


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