September 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Interest high in high school renovation project

BALTIMORE - Contractor interest is high for the Liberty Union-Thurston High School renovation project, architect Michael Paplow told school board members Monday night. A pre-bid meeting Sept. 10 attracted about 35 contractor representatives. More...

Buckeye Lake seeking funds for park improvements

BUCKEYE LAKE - Parks were on Buckeye Lake Village Council members' minds Monday night as the village prepares to dedicate Ryan Park as Ryan- Braden Park 11 a.m. Saturday morning during a ceremony at the park. More...

Music and Arts Festival adds pageant

HEBRON - This year the Hebron Musica and Arts Festival is adding a Queens Pageant to their lineup. The pageant starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Acoustic Stage in Evans Park. More...

Schools

Millersport proposes 24/7 coverage for Fairfield Beach

MILLERSPORT - "Fairfield Beach deserves 24/7 coverage like everyone else," Millersport Council member Charles Mesko said at Tuesday night's council meeting. More...

Lakewood gets 'excellent' rating on state report card

HEBRON - Lakewood School District Director of Pupil Services Arnie Ettenhoffer is happy his prediction didn't come true. He predicted the school district would receive an "effective" rating based on the Ohio 2008-2009 School Year Report Card. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 21 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and fruit. Tuesday: Big daddy pizza, vegetable, and choice of fruit. More...

Editorials & Letters

Length restriction on election letters begins next week

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot are welcome. However, due to the expected volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

Coach thanks community for new track and field complex

Editor: Now that I have been able to take a breath after the past three to four weeks with the track dedication, managing the Sweet Corn Festival 5K run and helping out with the cross country team, I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who con More...

Writer has questions about trustees' actions, statements

Editor: I am a senior citizen that recently moved in with my daughter at Fairfield Beach. I've been hearing about the actions of the Walnut Township Trustees. I find it hard to believe what my neighbors are saying. More...

Obituaries

Ursel Etura Adams

Ursel Etura Adams, age 98 of Fairfield Beach, entered eternal rest Sunday, August 13, 2009 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. Ursel was born August 20, 1911, in Zaleski, Ohio to the late George and Lucy (Boles) Albaugh. More...

Roy D. Dowis

Roy D. Dowis, 78, of Waynesville, N.C., formerly of Baltimore, passed away on September 13, 2009. He was born on June 21, 1931, to the late Lloyd and Florence (Lepley) Dowis, in Walhonding, OH. More...

Marie Foster

Marie Foster, 94, of Thornville, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, at her residence. Marie was born August 13, 1915, in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late Samuel and Laura Compton Warren. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 12: Police were dispatched to PetPlex parking lot for a minor, private property accident. One of the drivers, a Hebron woman, had alcohol on her breath. More...

Arrests made in aircraft laser incident

LANCASTER - Dennis Smoke, 45, of Blacklick Eastern Road, Liberty Township and Levi Milstead, 19, of Lowell, Ohio, were arrested Tuesday, Sept. 14. More...