Stories tagged with: Millersport

August 31, 2014 - 4:34pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

Millersport's Annual Sweet Corn Festival concluded Saturday night. With over 100,000 ears of corn sold during the four day festival. There needs to be a reliable way to husk all that corn, and quickly too.

That's why the festival uses its antique double cornhusker. The husker is just one of two like it in the United States, and it has husked every ear of corn served at the festival for the past 68 years. Jim Murphy is the corn booth chairman at the festival and said that they continue...

August 30, 2014 - 5:36pm
43 weeks 2 days ago

The 68th annual Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport concluded this evening.

The festival which started Wednesday serviced over 100,000 people from all over the region. The Millersport Lion's Club hosts the festival every year. Over the past four days The Lion's Club served over 100,000 ears of sweet corn. All the corn served is grown in Ohio. Dan Booze the assistant chairman for the festival said that they promote a family atmoshere.

"I think what makes us special is if you...

March 26, 2014 - 6:21pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Seven area fire departments responded to a house fire early this morning in Perry County 

The family-built home located at 3147 Cooperriders Road, just North West of Somerset, belonged to Jim and Judy Vatter. Somerset, Thornville, Thirsten, Millersport, Licking, National Trails, and Hopewell Township fire departments as well as the State Fire Marshal and the Red Cross were on scene.

"When I arrived on scene, the Fire Chief introduced me to the family. I started...

February 21, 2014 - 11:42pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Boys High School Tournament Basketball:

Division I Central District:

#43 Central Crossing 46 #5 Newark 82
-Newark advances to play #37 Westland at Jimmy Allen Gym on Feb 26

#29 Licking Heights 53 #26 Tri-Valley 57
TV: Camden Craig- 17pts; Marcus Dempsey- 11pts
-Tri-Valley advances to play #4 Zanesville at Winland Gym on Feb 26

Division II Central District:...

September 13, 2013 - 4:04pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Muskingum Valley League:

Zanesville 49 Sheridan 7
Crooksville 7 Tri-Valley 42
John Glenn 48  West Muskingum 12
Maysville 28 Philo 21
Morgan 7 New Lexington 47

East Central Ohio League:

Granville 49 Cambridge 7
Carrollton 19  Claymont 50
Coshocton 7 West Holmes 53...

May 21, 2013 - 9:26pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

High School Regular Season Softball:

John Glenn 4 Philo 3
-John Glenn wins MVL Title Outright

High School Tournament Baseball:

Division II District Final at Vaccaro Field:
Cambridge 1 West Holmes 11
-West Holmes Advances to Regional Tournament at Gant Stadium May 30 against Galia/Waverly

Division III District Final at River View:


May 14, 2012 - 8:22pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball:

Division I District at Grove City:

Tri-Valley 1 Hilliard Davidson 2

Division II District at Veterans Memorial Stadium:

Unioto 2 Sheridan 0

Division IV District at Pickerington North;

Grove City Christian 0 Newark Catholic 7
WP: Mitch Cox- 6IP, 1H, 4K, 1BB
NC: Hunter Nance- 2/3, 2 2B, 2R;...

September 3, 2011 - 3:44pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The 65th annual Millersport Sweet Corn Festival wrapped up Saturday. The celebration attracts between 200 and 300,000 people and is said to be "ear-resistable."

"Come and get your sweet corn," is the call that'll bring hundreds of thousands to the one stoplight town of Millersport, Ohio.

"The children like to do it," said Volunteer Sylvia Strickland. "We're all hard workers and they just watch the adults and they do the same...

September 2, 2011 - 3:04pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

H.S. Football:

Zanesville 17 Licking Valley 12

Rosecrans 0 Danville 18

Tri-Valley 42
 Maysville 14

West Muskingum 0 Sheridan 53

Philo 20 Crooksville 19

New Lexington 28 John Glenn 0

Union Local 9 Morgan 20

Waynedale 14  Ridgewood...

September 4, 2010 - 4:54pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Crowds are gathering to sink their teeth into some sweet corn.

The Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport wrapped up Saturday evening, which is operated by non-profit charitable organizations. The Apostolic Christian Church assisted the Lion's Club in serving freshly cooked corn to the public.

"They bring in two semi loads of corn each year, we take it off the truck, we run it through the husker, and then the people at the table finish husking it, clean the silk off...

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