October 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Council argues about paving payment

BUCKEYE LAKE – Monday night, a majority of Buckeye Lake Village Council members agreed to pay about half of Chemcote, Inc.’s bid to resurface most village streets following installation of the water distribution system. More...

Dupler wants to terminate Millersport fire contract

MILLERSPORT – The future of the Millersport Fire Department hung by a thread Tuesday night. More...

Body discovered in Thornport canal

THORNPORT – Hebron resident Danny Friend’s body was found floating in a canal beside the Thorn Township Road 79 bridge near the Port Lounge & Smokehouse and AMVETS Post 51 Tuesday afternoon. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of October 4. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza pocket, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby Snacks. 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 • Sept. 22: A Slocum Street man said someone removed the catalytic converter from his vehicle. More...

Editorials & Letters

Church of Fiscal Irresponsibility

Union Township Trustees may have purchased a $310,000 church, but they certainly aren’t worshiping fiscal responsibility. There are several things wrong – legally, financially and civically – with this secret purchase. More...

Three weeks left for election letters

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 2 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...

Writer says pray for the victim

Editor: I am writing in response to the letter from Gail Faustick urging support for ‘FORMER’ pastor Daniel Monk. Are you serious? Prayers for Dan??? How about prayers for the victim. That child was only 16 and in a fragile state. More...

Obituaries

Jon P. England

Jon P. England, 55, of Millersport, loving son, devoted brother, dedicated father, adoring pappaw, uncle, and friend, won the battle against cancer on Sunday, September 26, 2010, when he joined our Lord, free of pain and suffering. More...

James R. Ervin

James R. Ervin, 91, of Millersport, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2010, at The Pickering House. James was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Millersport. More...

Constance Suzanne Wells

Constance Suzanne Wells, Thornville, passed away on September 25, 2010. She was born February 13, 1951, a daughter of the late Kathleen and Raymond Wells. More...