June 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Protecting private property from eminent domain

COLUMBUS - Nearly two years ago, in the case of Kelo v. New London, the U.S. More...

Sewer, water contracts in Thornville's hands

THORNVILLE- The Perry County Commissioners have approved the terms of water and sewer contracts with Thornville, and now it's up to the village to give its final approval, said Perry County Commissioner Lonnie Wood. More...

Toxic releases in Ohio increased from 2004 to 2005

COLUMBUS - According to the 19th anual Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) report recently issued by Ohio EPA, total releases increased from almost 297 million pounds in 2004 to more than 310 million pounds in 2005, a 4.3 percent increase. More...

Schools

Liberty Union Middle School names honor students

BALTIMORE - Liberty Union Middle School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-weeks grading period. Distinguished 5th Grade: Travis Arnold, Nina Bright and Logan Winkler. More...

Jackson Elementary names honor students

HEBRON - Jackson Elementary School recently announced its honor students for the fourth and final nine-weeks grading period. More...

Hebron Elementary names honor students

HEBRON - Hebron Elementary School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-weeks grading period. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake + June 13: A Buckeye Lake grocery store owner charged an employee with stealing mercandise. + June 14: A parent reported that a juvenile assaulted her young son at Ryan Park. More...

Editorials & Letters

The BLASST is almost here

Editor: Well this weekend I found out a sure way to get me to be speechless. My blue-eyed friend Eddie Hulls handed me a microphone to thank all the folks participating in the Redneck golf outing, but all I could do is cry. More...

Thank 'Rev Bev' for her service on June 29

Editor: To anyone who hasn't heard, Pastor Bev Myers AKA Rev Bev, is leaving Water's Edge Ministeries. A new pastor has been appointed in her place. I urge anyone who has been touched by Rev Bev to please come to a spaghetti dinner at 6 p.m. More...

Don't miss this opportunity to visit Cranberry Bog

Editor: Anyone with free time this Saturday should take advantage of an opportunity to visit Cranberry Bog. June 23 is the annual bog tour sponsored by ODNR. More...

Obituaries

Harold Bailey

Harold "Hal" Bailey, 80 of Lancaster, died June 16, 2007, at FairfieldMedical Center. He was a 20 year member of the Maple Grove United Brethren Church in Christ. Hal was a WW II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces as a staff sergeant. More...

Earl Eugene Beer

Earl (Gene) Eugene Beer, age 64 of Thornville, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Pickering House Hospice & Pallative Care, Lancaster. He was born on October 18, 1942, in Bellefontaine, to William and Ruth (Bryant) Beer. More...

Phyllis J. Delles

Phyllis "Joan" Delles, 75 of Hebron, entered eternal life on Saturday, June 16, 2007, at the Newark Health Care Center. She was born November 11, 1931, in Toledo to Ralph and Dorothy (Barnard) Wagenhauser. She worked as a secretary. More...