January 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Wise appointed to fill council vacancy

MILLERSPORT - Council members quickly and unanimously filed a vacancy Tuesday night. Late last year council member Paul Detty submitted his resignation effective January 13. He cited a recurring health problem. More...

Help with heating bills

BUCKEYE LAKE - LEADS Community Action Agency now has funds available to assist income eligible households with their heating bills. More...

Union Township looking at options to Hebron Fire

HEBRON - Union Township Trustees are hopeful they can still reach an agreement with the Hebron Village Council and the Hebron Fire Department, but they are preparing for "Plan B" in case their problems can't be resolved. More...

Obituaries

Floyd Matthew Gainer

A funeral service celebrating the life of Floyd Matthew Gainer, 27, of Newark, was January 17, 2009, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Steven Brown as celebrant. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery. More...

James Griggs

James Griggs, 72, formerly of Millersport crossed the Rainbow Bridge to join his special furry and feather friends on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009. He was born Oct. 23, 1936, in Junction City. Jim was an electrician for Ralston Foods for 18 years. More...

Dorothy Lieser

Dorothy Lieser, 78 of Thornville, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at her Thornville home. She was born December 14, 1930, in Newark, to the late Benjamin and Helen (Swingle) Bennett. She was a member of WAVES, a division of the U.S. More...

Editorials & Letters

'Watchdog' makes an offer to the dog warden

Editor: In dog warden Duval's November 22 letter he stated, "Can you imagine the emails she has received from this man and the watchdog? They are usually very long and filled with rudeness, disrespectfulness, and derogatory comments. More...

Bowling Green Township hires G.O.B. style

Editor: This year I missed the once a year Board of Trustees big plans meeting for 2009. I have attended in the past and last year was apparently not much different than the current results. More...

Schools

College Goal Sunday: Free help with financial aid offered

NEWARK - College Goal Sunday is a free program offering college-bound students and families the opportunity to have expert help completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). More...

Students collecting pennies to fight cancer

COLUMBUS - Central Ohio students will be plundering their piggy banks this winter in the fight against their age group's No. 1 cancer killer. It's a stat more frightening than any pop quiz and more chilling than any wind chill reading. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 26th. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Bosco sticks w/ dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 11: A Myers Avenue woman said her boyfriend's son assaulted her. • Jan. 11: A Union Avenue woman said someone was calling her in violation of a restraining order. More...