November 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

School board rejects proposal for soccer team

MILLERSPORT - After months of debate, Walnut Township Schools Board of Education members rejected a proposal to establish a co-ed soccer program. The vote Tuesday night was 4-1, with Vince Popo casting the only "yes" vote. More...

Consultant presents fire/EMS options for trustees

HEBRON - Union Township Trustees have much to consider. Monday night, they heard from their fire service consultant - William Kramer, of Kramer & Associates of Cincinnati. More...

Shriner, Van Horn race headed to recount

NEW LEXINGTON - The drama continues for Perry County Commissioner candidates Charles Van Horn and incumbent Fred Shriner. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 24. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Twin burgers, oven fries, and choice of fruit. More...

Photos

Lakewood High School's Performing Arts Department presents two shows - Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men and Twelve Angry Women, Nov. 21 through 23 at the Lakewood High School Performing Arts Center. Twelve Angry Men is Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Nov. 12: A Buckeye Lake Estates resident complained that her neighbor's lights were blinding her. The neighbor refused to reposition the lights. More...

Editorials & Letters

'Watchdog' finally gets billing records

Editor: After the November council meeting in Kirkersville, soon to be former Village Clerk and GOB (Good Ole Boy) Johnny (Bob) Adkins said he couldn't give me public records (itemized bills for Debbie Kenny and Bill Harper) because he had to have More...

Council member says it is time to work together

Editor: The political process and the free press play an important part of accomplishing civic outcomes. As we saw in the recent presidential election, the candidates fought and criticized each other. More...

Thanks from Big Haired Broads

Editor: We would like to thank the wonderful people who worked so hard for the Tips for Tots scavenger hunt on Oct. 25. First, we want to thank the Redneck Women for their continuing charity work. More...

Obituaries

Richard C. Congrove

Richard C. Congrove, 76, of Baltimore, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Arthur James Cancer Hospital. He was a retired carpenter, contractor and a Korean Conflict veteran. He is survived by his wife, Carol L. Congrove; children, Mark A. More...

Sue A. Gemienhardt

Funeral service for Sue A. Gemienhardt, 69, of Thornville, was November 15, 2008, at J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, with the Rev. Clarence Thompson officiating. Interment was in Maple Wood Cemetery in New Lexington. More...

William H. Grooms

William H. Grooms, 79 of Grove City, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2008, at Franklin Woods Nursing Center. He was a retired milkman for Bordens Dairy and a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Grove City. More...