June 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

It’s National Fishing, Boating and Beach Safety Week

COLUMBUS — It’s National Fishing, Boating and Beach Safety Week and Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer are asking Ohioans to conduc More...

Potato plant now planning to open in July

BALTIMORE – Mayor Robert Kalish had good news for council members at their May 28 meeting. More...

Thorn Township Fire Department volunteers to vote on new chief

THORNVILLE – Thorn Township Fire Department volunteers are expected to select a new fire chief June 17, but the former fire chief has concerns about the voting process. More...

Schools

Jackson Intermediate School names honor students

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • May 24: A suspicious person was advised to leave Goodwill store. • May 24: A North Bank Road man reported the theft of an air compressor. 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...

What are they hiding?

More than three weeks ago (May 14 to be exact), we sent a public records request to Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker asking for copies of the claimed improvements to the fire department. More...

Volunteers keep Millersport Pool open

Editor: The Millersport Pool opened a day earlier than expected for a one day “get to know the pool” event. This was possible thanks to the hard work by the pool staff and some special people that I need to recognize. More...

Obituaries

Peggy L. Burke

Peggy L. Burke, 60, of Wetumpka, Alabama, formerly of Pataskala, died peacefully May 30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 18, 1953, in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Jake and Mexie (Cox) Bates. More...

J. Dale Hoskinson

A funeral service for J. Dale Hoskinson, age 72, of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Heath Chapel of the Henderson- Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Dave Mason officiating. More...

Jenae’ Madison McNichols

A service celebrating the life of Jenae’ Madison McNichols, age 16, of Hebron, was held June 4, 2013, at Lakewood High School with Rev. Chris Whitehead officiating. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery. More...