May 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Construction starting for new middle school

BALTIMORE – Notices to proceed were issued last week to four contractors awarded bids to construct the new Liberty Union Thurston Middle School. Workers are expected to be onsite next week, Superintendent Paul Mathews reported Monday night. More...

Millersport gets a new police chief for a year

MILLERSPORT – There’s a new police chief in town. More...

Lakewood levy to return to ballot in August

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members agreed a 9.9 mills Lakewood School District levy has the best chance of passing on the August special election ballot, even though the district has never passed a levy during a special election. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. “Bob” Baker

Robert E. “Bob” Baker, age 67, of Thornville, passed away Thursday morning, May 6, 2010, at his home. Bob was born September 23, 1942, in Mt. Vernon. He served in the U.S. Navy. More...

Mary Elizabeth Gockenbach

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Mary Elizabeth Gockenbach, 84, of Hebron, was held May 11, 2010, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville with her brother, Pastor George Gordon as celebrant. More...

Jean Hamilton Helle

Jean Hamilton Helle, age 89, of Millersport, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. Jean was born April 13, 1921,in Reynoldsburg to Joseph and Mabel Hamilton. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Lakewood levy supporter ‘hanging my head in shame and disbelief’

Editor: Bravo Lakewood voters! Bravo! Seriously??? Lakewood’s levy was defeated??? I cannot believe there are people who don’t vote for our children’s future. More...

Reader shocked by swan killing

Editor: It has taken time, since first reading “ODNR Sentences Swans to Death,” to be able to come to grips with the reality of this atrocity! I am shocked, sickened, grappling with denial and, yes, grieving this wanton slaughter. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 17. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake •April 25: A Walnut Road woman said three male subjects assaulted her son. There were several witnesses who supported the son’s description of events. More...