April 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Board faces tough decisions on athletic facilities

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union - Thurston School Board members got some price tags put on some long discussed outdoor athletic facilities Monday night. More...

Village may build 8-16 condos

MLLERSPORT – “We’re the only ones within the village limits with a large chunk of land,” Mayor’s Assistant Vince Popo told council members at Tuesday night’s meeting. More...

State tax checkoff supports wildlife

COLUMBUS – Populations of wildlife species such as the bobcat, bluebreast darter and trumpeter swan as well as Daughmer Bur Oak Prairie Savannah and Whipple State Nature Preserve have all benefitted from Ohioans supporting conservation efforts More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 15. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Grilled chicken on WG bun, sweet potato puffs, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Toasted cheese, chili soup or vegetable choice, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 3: Union Street man reported a slashed tire. 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...

Support Patients 1st

It’s obvious, after Monday night’s Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting, that residents are going to have to get a lot more vocal if they want the Patients 1st EMS service they have paid for and deserve. More...

April is National Donate Life Month

Editor: Spring showers in blue and green this April for National Donate Life Month! The month-long annual observance honors those everyday heroes who say yes to organ, eye and tissue donation. More...

Obituaries

Eugene “Gene” Barr

Eugene “Gene” Barr, 77, of Thornville, passed away April 9, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. He was born on November 13, 1935, in Rockcastle, WV, to the late Milton and Rena (Davis) Barr. Gene was a U.S. More...

Robert Carl Brock Jr.

Robert Carl Brock Jr., 69, of Columbus, died early April 6, 2013. He was born October 19, 1943, the son of the late Robert Carl Brock Sr. and Juanita (Dudley) Brock. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching OSU sporting events. More...

Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman

Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman, 92, of Millersport, died peacefully on April 6, 2013, in Heath, following an extended illness. She was born September 12, 1920, in Millersport, the daughter of the late James Tenny and Minnie (Bope) Zollinger. More...