Apparently you can sell ‘swampland’


Years ago, when I was a kid in New Jersey, I would hear the hear the phrase, “yada…yada…yada…and I’ll sell you some swamp land in Florida.” At that time of my life, I didn’t know what was meant by the part of “selling swamp land in Florida.” Well, last Saturday, I think I got to see for myself. A half-mile […]

Lakewood Athletic Boosters thank community


On behalf of the Lakewood Athletic Boosters I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the entire community for making our most recent fundraiser a huge success. On Saturday May 12th, we hosted our 5th Annual Charity Auction and Fish Fry at the Lakewood Middle School. Many area businesses and individuals were kind enough to donate a variety of goods […]

Shelly Company thanked for sidewalk donation


We are writing to say thank you to The Shelly Company for its generous donation of new sidewalks on Park Drive in the village of Thornville. The new sidewalks are a much-needed and beautiful addition to this part of town. Because Park Drive is busy with foot traffic and bicycles, there will be added safety for our residents including the […]

Friends thanked for help, support after tragedy


We want to thank everyone who helped us during the short illness and death of our beloved son, Robert Zollinger. Thank you for your kind words and cards, and taking care of our yard and dog, Polly. Your prayers and concern have touched our hearts in many ways in this time of need. Ralph & Patty Zollinger Walnut Township

Another Letter: Just the quotes; passing the blame for the levy defeat


Entertainment can be pretty cheap in Buckeye Lake Village. If you can’t make it to village council meetings twice a month, you can always get a copy of the meeting on CD for $1. The following are actual comments transcribed from the May 14 meeting CD. They speak for themselves. Resident Donna Thompson asked, “If the council doesn’t have any […]


Lakewood Intermediate School fifth grade teacher Sharon McCord got a pie in her face from fifth grader Adam Brown May 4. Brown, and many of his Lakewood Intermediate School classmates, raised more than $2,774 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. As a reward for raising the money, several Intermediate School teachers invited each student who contributed to throw a pie at […]

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Lakewood Lady Lancers head out for the traditional firetruck ride through Hebron to the high school after winning the Division II softball Central District title last Thursday at Pickerington Central High School. Amber Bowman, the only senior on the squad, holds the championship trophy high. The Lancers avenged last year’s district final loss to Buckeye Valley by defeating the Lady […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 28. Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Pizza, garden salad, and chilled pineapple. Tuesday: Hamburger, oven baked fries, and chilled peaches. Wednesday: Chicken patty, tater tots, and home-style applesauce. Thursday: Ravioli/meat sauce, mixed veggies, and apple wedges. Friday: Mac & cheese, seasoned green beans, dinner roll, and ice cream cup. Lakewood High/ Middle School Monday: […]

Jack M. Foulk

Jack M. Foulk, age 65 of Somerset, entered into eternal peace on Thursday, May 17, 2007 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Jack was born July 29, 1941 in Columbus, to Neale and Evelyn (Day) Foulk. He attended Hopewell United Methodist Church, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the Reserves and served as a Franklin County Commissioner for many […]

Kathy Grayson

Kathy Grayson, 58 of Baltimore, lost her long, courageous battle with illness on Monday, May 21, 2007, at St. Ann’s Hospital. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends. Kathy is survived by her husband, John Grayson; children, Rodney (Heather) Grayson of Lancaster, Becky (Steve) Reshan of Baltimore, Cheryl (Tina Smith) Grayson of Columbus, John D. (Misty) […]

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