April 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

District needs to buy more land from church

BALTIMORE - Liberty Union-Thurston School District needs to purchase twice as much property - from .2 acre to .4 acre- from Grace Lutheran Church than originally thought. More...

Buckeye Lake awards water system construction contract

BUCKEYE LAKE - Stillion Brothers Excavating will build Buckeye Lake's public water distribution system. Stillion submitted the lowest bid at just over $3.31 million. The highest bid was submitted by Speer Brothers at more than $4.76 million. More...

Contractors lining up to build new fire station

THORNVILLE - It's getting down to brass tacks for a new Thornville/Thorn Township fire station. April 8, Thorn Township Trustee Dick Boring said the township received 14 applications from contractors wanting to build a new township fire station. More...

Schools

Thornville Elementary names honor students

THORNVILLE - Thornville Elemcntary School received named its honor students for the third nine-week grading period. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 20. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/pickles, oven fries, and fruit. Tuesday: Chicken tenders, green beans, fruit, and roll. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 8: The Buckeye Lake Yacht Club reported someone wrote four fraudulent checks from the club's account. • April 10: A barking dog was reported on West 7th Street. More...

Editorials & Letters

More support for Fairfield County bridge, road levy

Editor: I cannot stress how important voting YES on the upcoming Issue 1, Bridge and Road Levy is to the citizens of Fairfield County. This is a renewal and passing it WILL NOT raise your taxes. More...

'Junkyard dog' says prosecutor's office protects GOB's

Editor: This junkyard dog slept when the Bowling Green Township Trustees had a special meeting March 17. This 9 a.m. quickie was called by President VanBuren. More...

Purchase a pool membership early, save money

Editor: Millersport Pool memberships are now available at the Village Office for the 2009 season. They will be discounted to $150 per family through April 30th; $175 per family between May 1st and May 31st and $195 per family June 1st and beyond. More...

Obituaries

Norma Jean Brodbelt Harris

Norma Jean Brodbelt Harris, 81, died March 30, 2009, holding hands with her family. Survivors include her beloved husband, Dwight R. Harris in their 50th year of marriage; five children, D. Richard Harris II & Heidi Harris of MA, Rhoda J. More...

Nancy Jean Hook

Nancy Jean Hook, 60, of Baltimore, passed away Monday April 6, 2009, at her residence surrounded by loved ones. Nancy was born in Hilliard on November 11, 1948, to the late Shelby and Dorothy Cramer Johnson. More...

Mildred E. Levison

Mildred E. Levison, 96, of Zanesville, died at 12:25 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Genesis Bethesda hospital. She was born August 25, 1912, in Zanesville, the daughter of the late David and Ruby Uphold McIntire. More...