Writer encourages township residents to get active in their township



Editor: I thought that I would actually be living my retirement years in quiet seclusion and continue to work away on my private country “retreat”. Boy was I ever WRONG! Little did I know when I retired last year, that events in my life let me to direct my drive/ passion to another arena. Only now, instead of helping to […]

Smalley asks voters to support her reelection



Editor: It has been my privilege to serve as your Fairfield County Clerk of Courts for the past three years. As Clerk, I am responsible for the operation of three offices,two in Lancaster and one in Pickerington. When I took office,the delay in filing cases in the Legal division was over six weeks. Today, that period is less than twenty-four […]

Lakewood Middle School names honor students



HEBRON – Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Grade 6: Faith Aleshire, Rachel Baumgartner, Casey Bragg, Breanna Copeland, Mary Debevoise, Kori Dowell, Kiki Hudson, Jake Parkinson and Cheyenne Sheumaker. Grade 7: Lauren French, John Gershom, Kayla Gowdy, Brittany Henry, Nathan Nicholson, Kelsi Thompson and Hayli Ward. Grade 8: Brandi Crumley, […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 18. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: President’s Day – No School Tuesday: Chicken tenders, mixed vegetables, choice of fruit, and bread & butter. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, cherry cheese cake, and roll & butter. Thursday: Hamburger, seasoned oven fries, and fruit bar. Friday: Stuffed crust pizza, buttered corn, and fruit. Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood […]

Helen Lucille Parrish



A funeral service for Helen Lucille Parrish, 88, of Millersport, was held February 11, 2008, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with the Rev. Clarence Hensel officiating. Burial was in Millersport Cemetery. Helen died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Mount Carmel East Hospital. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s of Lancaster and a member of Alpha Mothers Club in […]

Billy W. Roberts



A service for Billy W. Roberts, 63, of Thornville, was February 11, 2008, at Boring- Sheridan Funeral Home, Millersport. Burial was at Floral Hills Memory Garden. Billy, beloved husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather, went to Heaven on Feb. 6, 2008, at FairfieldMedical Center, Lancaster. He was born May 18, 1944, to the late Benjamin and May (Caudell) Roberts. Billy proudly […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Welcome back to Kirkersville, Millersport and Thornville. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 7: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Family Dollar store. Everything was secure when police arrived. • Feb. 9: A Lake Street woman said her son’s ex-girlfriend was causing problems. The ex-girlfriend had called for police to be present while she […]

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