June 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Village council sets special meeting with trustees

MILLERSPORT - Village officialshope that a special meeting with Walnut Township Trustees can resolve a growing dispute over the fire/EMS contract. That meeting is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16 in the Millersport Elementary School auditorium. More...

Complaint filed against Kirkersville Police Chief

KIRKERSVILLE - Just days into his appointment as acting Kirkersville police chief, Chris Martin received a written complaint from a resident, which was read aloud during the village council's June 4 meeting. More...

Thornville Council approves countywide mutual aid

THORNVILLE - Thornville Mayor Beth Patrick decided there's strength in numbers, as far as the village's police force is concerned. More...

Schools

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

HEBRON - Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-week grading period. Principal's List Grade 6: Faith Aleshire, Rachel Baumgartner, Daphne Cable, Mary Debevoise and Lakeisha Hudson. More...

Neighbor thanked for saving child

MILLERSPORT - "I'm not a hero," Glenn Spangler said following an award ceremony at Tuesday night's Village Council meeting. "I was just lucky to be there." Others disagree with his selfassessment. Here's what happened. More...

Safe Boating Course set for June 21

BUCKEYE LAKE - the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft will be offering an 8-hour Ohio Boating Education Course on Saturday, June 21. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We would appreciate typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

'There are still a lot of amazingly good people…'

Editor: In a day and age where you turn any news program on the television, or pick up any newspaper, to see/hear/read the stories of crime, hate, abuse, and evil-doing of the populations across the nations, it is refreshing to hear an uplifting s More...

Writer wants the 'watchdog' to use a one-way door

Editor: This is directed to the "watch dog" who seems to make what goes on in Kirkersville her PERSONAL business: I have lived in this community for almost a year and love it. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Frances Carpenter

Evelyn Frances Carpenter, 80, of Thornville, departed this world on June 4, 2008, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Unit of Licking Memorial Hospital. Evelyn was born April 4, 1928, in Millersport, to the late Roscoe and Blanche (Allen) Parrish. More...

Dewey Kennedy Jr.

A funeral service for Dewey Kennedy Jr., 83, of Thornville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Shore Ministries, Thornville. Burial will be immediately after the service at Oakthorpe Cemetery, Rushville. Mr. More...

John Phillip "Phil" Wintermute

A memorial service for John Phillip "Phil" Wintermute, 56 of Millersport, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, with Pastor Torie Front officiating. Mr. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • June 5: A Hebron Road woman reported a nine-year-old threw a rock at her car causing significant damage. The nineyear old's parents took responsibility for the situation. More...