September 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

‘Schools haven’t kept up with the expectations…’

BALTIMORE – Concerns from some parents about Common Core Standards and the Race to the Top dominated the Sept. 9 Liberty Union-Thurston board meeting. More...

Sun isn’t shining on solar power plans

HEBRON – The now second promise of less expensive solar power for Lakewood Schools still hasn’t been met. More...

Perry County will vote Nov. 5

NEW LEXINGTON – Rumors that Perry County won’t be able to hold the Nov. 5 election are false. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 23. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All beef hot dog/ WG bun, seasoned fries, carrots w/dip, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 13: A man told police a Leroy Street man wouldn’t return his tools. More...

Editorials & Letters

Election Letters!

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 5 ballot will be accepted until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. We are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

Where do mayorial candidates stand

Editor: Shortly after midnight on July 4, my husband was in a life-threatening situation. When my daughter called 9-1-1, she told them her Dad couldn’t breathe and requested Millersport. More...

Writer sets the record straight

Editor: I hope you will inform your readers that I have furnished proof that I am a real person. I was not aware there was an “official” residents list for Bowling Green Township when I rented a room from Mrs. Volland. More...

Obituaries

Fred R. Carpenter

Fred R. Carpenter, 77 of Baltimore, passed away September 13, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. He was a US Army veteran and a farmer. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Dairy Boosters and C.O.B.A. More...

Janet Endsley Fairall

A memorial service for Janet Endsley Fairall, 70, Walters, OK, was held September 14, 2013, at Jefferson Manor Club House, Pataskala. Janet passed away March 5, 2013, at home in Walters, OK. More...

J. Jean “Cox” Liming

J. Jean “Cox” Liming, age 83 of Thornville, died September 15, 2013, at the Fairfield Medical Center. She was born in Columbus to Henry and Blanche M. Hanshue Wears on April 24, 1930. She was an avid quilter involved with the Quilt Club. More...