‘Watchdog’ visits Mayor’s Court



Editor: A call from an angry motorist prompted me to visit the Kirkersville Mayor’s Court. What a show! The magistrate, John Galasso, was just finishing the first case as I came into the room. There were three cases total for the night! The solicitor wasn’t present nor any Kirkersville Kops other than the chief. The second case was a man, […]

Bowling Green ‘watchdog’ trying to sniff out writer



Editor: So far, I have not been able to findany trace in township meeting notes or voter registration lists of our recent letter writer, Jean Hensler. So who is this mystery writer anyway? Once again our monthly Bowling Green Township meeting was the usual “theater of the absurd.” It was the longest meeting I have ever attended at over three […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of April 7 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday-Friday: No School – Spring Break Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Pepperoni pizza, hot kernel corn and fruit cup. Tuesday: Breakfast for Lunch! French toast, sausage links, hash browns, and orange juice. Wednesday: Ravioli, garden salad, garlic stick, and chilled fruit. Thursday: Juicy cheeseburger, seasoned fries, hot vegetable, and […]

Alice Mae Ball



Alice Mae Ball, 81, passed away Friday, March 28, 2008. Alice was born in New Salem, on July 20, 1926, to the late William Emerson and Iva Mae Miller Ludwick. Alice worked as a dietary cook at a nursing home. She was a member of the Noncommissioned Officers Club and liked to play bingo. Alice is survived by daughter, Sheryl […]

Donna Jean Brown



A service for Donna Jean Brown, 72, of Thornville, was March 27, 2008, at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville, with the Rev. Bill Beard and Pastor Arden Dennison officiating. Donna passed away Monday, March 24, 2008, at Mount Carmel East Medical Center, Columbus. She was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Zaleski, to the late John and Delia (Keppler) Burley. She was […]

Max E. Doomy



A funeral service celebrating the life of Max E. Doomy, 73, of Hebron, was March 28, 2008, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Jill Dunlap as celebrant. Private family burial was at a later date. Max died March 25, 2008, at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. He was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Basil, the son […]

John A. Fisher



John A. Fisher, 87, of Baltimore, passed away in the early morning on Monday, March 17, 2008, at the FairfieldMedical Center. He was an industrial sales rep for 30+ years, a member of the AMVETS in Thornport and a longtime member of the Baltimore VFW 3761. He is survived by his daughter, Chellis Jane Patterson and her husband, Jim, of […]

Jonnie Carol Grayson



A funeral service for Jonnie Carol Grayson, 66, of Millersport, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Osborn Funeral Chapel, Millersport, with Pastor Tom Meyers officiating. Burial will be at the Millersport Cemetery. Jonnie passed away Monday, March 31, 2008, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 23, 1941, in Man, W.Va., to the late Jiles […]

Rita E. Holdridge



Rita E. Holdridge, 53 of Lancaster, died Monday, March 31, 2008, at her residence. She was a custodian for Lancaster City Schools and had worked for Sneads Restaurant. She was a member of St. Michaels United Church of Christ in Baltimore. She is survived by her husband, Nick Holdridge; daughter, Traci (Craig) Notestine of Lancaster; grandson, Jacob Schwalbach; mother, Dorothy […]

Robert E. Palmer



Robert Eugene Palmer, age 81, passed away March 30, 2008, at Heath Nursing Care Center. He was born in Bowling Green Township, Licking County, on Feb. 1, 1927, to the late Adolph and Ola (Cooperrider) Palmer. Bob was in the U. S. Navy where he served in World War II. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post […]


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