November 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fire insurance rates may be lower

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s sort of like golf – the lower the score, the better. More...

Hero’s actions in Vietnam honored 43 years later

WASHINGTON, DC – March 8, 1968 was a day Vietnam Veteran and Fairfield Beach resident Danny Phillips will never forget – and took him years to even discuss. More...

Perry County Treasurer retires

NEW LEXINGTON – Longtime Perry County Treasurer Dave Wilson retired Saturday, Nov. 12, after 30 years as treasurer. More...

Obituaries

Carl L. Cooperrider

Carl L. Cooperrider, 96, of Glenford, formerly of Somerset and Newark, died Nov. 15, 2011, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. Carl was born May 7, 1915, in Somerset, the son of the late Edgar R. and Rosa May Hummel Cooperrider. More...

Jonathan Allen Costlow

Jonathan Allen Costlow, age 40 of Akron, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2011, as a result of a tragic construction accident in Akron. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lee Hamrick. More...

Shirley Dale “Lemmy” LeMay

A funeral service, to celebrate the life of Shirley Dale “Lemmy” LeMay, 90 of Hebron, was held November 14, 2011, at the Criss- Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Celebrant Andrew Hoover officiating. 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...

‘They still don’t get it’

Editor: Well, Baltimore Mayor Bob Kalish understands that just because the police levy was soundly defeated, “down the road we need to address the police department.” When 66 percent of the voters said “NO,” why do we need to More...

Chorpenning thanks voters

Editor: Thanks to ALL the voters that came out on Nov. 8, deciding the future leadership of Bowling Green Township. On a personal level, I can only describe the 2011 election cycle and final results as very humbling. More...

Schools

Elementary principal retiring next June

BALTIMORE – It was standing room only at the beginning of Monday night’s Liberty Union Thurston Board of Education meeting. More...

Lakewood High School names honor students

HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 21. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All-beef hot dog, mini baked tator puffs, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Cheesy breadsticks w/marinara sauce, vegetable choice, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Nov. 12: A Neel Avenue man was cited for improper backing after he backed into a passing vehicle as he pulled out of his driveway. • Nov. More...