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News

Township chooses contractor for fire station

THORNVILLE - Thorn Township Trustees chose the WDC Group from Springfield, Ohio to design and build the Thornville/Thorn Township Fire Department's new fire station. "They were the most qualified," said Trustee President Tim Phipps. More...

Poppy Day set for this Saturday

MILLERSPORT - Poppy Day is Saturday, May 2. Members of the Millersport American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 637 will be distributing poppies on the streets and at businesses. More...

$5 million stimulus award will reduce water rates

BUCKEYE LAKE - A $5 million federal stimulus package will significantly lower public water rates for Buckeye Lake Village customers, although the exact amount is yet to be determined. More...

Obituaries

Effie Grace Binckley

Effie Grace Binckley, age 86, of Thornville, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Newark Health Care, in Newark. She was born on August 11, 1922, in Martinsburg, Ohio to the late John and Cora Mae (McPeek) Rizor. More...

Carol L. Bowman

A funeral service for Carol L. Bowman, 71, of Hebron, will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 1850 W. Main Street, Newark. Pastor Rick Rintamaa will officiate. More...

Thelma Mae Hoffer

Thelma Mae Hoffer, age 89, of Reynoldsburg formerly of the Newark and Thornport area, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009. She was a former employee of the DeWeese IGA in Newark. She attended St. More...

Editorials & Letters

School district lists preventative measures for swine flu

Editor: As you are aware, there is a world-wide risk of a Swine Flu epidemic. As far as we know, there are no cases of Swine Flu in our school or in Central Ohio, but that could change any day. More...

Writer wonders about the 'nut' in Walnut Township

Editor: I have a few suggestions for our Walnut Township Trustees, since we, who pay the taxes, cannot speak directly without permission. Maybe they can read because they elect not to listen. #1. More...

Schools

Sheridan Class of '84 looking for classmates

THORNVILLE - The Sheridan High School Class of 1984 is preparing for its 25 year class reunion to take place late this summer or early fall. We are still trying to locate a number of members of our class. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 4 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Twin burgers, oven fries, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. We'll have more reports next week. Buckeye Lake • April 22: A Subway employee said another employee was causing trouble. The employee was advised to stay away from Subway. More...