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News

Proposed LEADS housing project questioned

BUCKEYE LAKE- Memories of a delayed residential development at Maple Bay prompted Buckeye Lake Village Council member Jeryne Peterson to sharply question a LEADS developer Monday night about plans to build in-fill homes on some soon-to-bevacant lots. More...

Vandals getting bolder, more destructive

BUCKEYE LAKE- Ohio State Parks spokesperson Heidi Hetzel-Evans confirmed Wednesday that ODNR officials are aware of a rash of vandalism near the North Shore Boat Ramp, including the destruction of two marble benches surrounding a rebuilt fountain on More...

Help offered to pipeline opponents

COLUMBUS – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law recently condemned a private pipeline corporation’s continued assertion of legal authority to take Ohioans’ private property for its own benefit, and threatened litigation, should th More...

Obituaries

Norman Romeo Castro

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Norman Romeo Castro, 79, of Newark, was held January 29, 2013, the chapel of The Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service. More...

Mary Valinda Clagg Milton Judson Clagg Sr.

Milton Judson Clagg Sr. and Mary Valinda Clagg, age 62, of Thornville, died early Thursday, January 24, 2013, at their home at Fairfield Beach as a result of injuries sustained in a tragic house fire. More...

Ann L. Collier

Ann L. Collier, age 84 of Thornville formerly of Thurston for 40 years, passed away January 26, 2013, at the Pickering House in Lancaster. She was born August 29, 1928, in Roda VA to the late Ira and Elizabeth Childress Hughes. More...

Editorials & Letters

Council makes wise decision; one more needed

Buckeye Lake Village Council members made a wise decision last week. They decided not to spend $8,000+ to put the fire levy renewal on the May ballot. One more wise decision would make approval certain in November. More...

Wells questions “secret ballot”

Editor: Congratulations to the five new charter commission members in Buckeye Lake. I look forward to attending their meetings and will support their efforts in any way I can. More...

‘Love your country, fear your government’

Editor: Some Pataskala area readers know me, some personally, and some through articles in the paper. I have always felt that if you had something to say, you were entitled to peacefully and politely express yourself. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 4. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All beef hot dog on WG bun, seasoned fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, cheese omelet, potato rounds, and orange slices. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Jan. 23: Police took a report on a non-injury accident on South Main Street. • Jan. 23: Police responded to a report of an assault in a school lunchroom. More...