Thanks for golf outing, benefit for Beth Hudgens



Editor: Our family thanks everyone who participated in and contributed to the Mill Dam Corner golf outing and benefit for Beth on August 10. The outpouring of love, support, and generosity was overwhelming and so appreciated. We have found so much comfort through the prayers of our friends, family, and community. Many, many heartfelt thanks! The Tom and Beth Hudgens […]

Thanks for 100th birthday celebration



Editor: Thanks to everyone who helped me celebrate my 100th birthday on August 16 and 17. Thanks to each one of you. If you don’t have a “church home,” you are invited to Fairfield Beach United Methodist Church or Trinity United Church of Christ in Thornville. Bernice Souders Thornville

Jessa (Muir) Cook



A celebration of the life of Jessa (Muir) Cook, 38, of Glenford, will be at a later date. Jessa died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Ohio State University Medical Center, after a brave nine-month battle with cancer. She had been in remission from being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000 and developed MDS in December 2007. Jessa was born April […]

Megan Alyse Custer



Megan Alyse Custer, 19, of Mount Perry, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, after a hard fought battle with severe trauma, following an automobile accident. Megan was born Oct. 9, 1988, in Zanesville, the beloved daughter of David S. and Angela L. Jones Custer and sister of Daniel S. Custer, all of Mount Perry. She […]

Beverly Jean (Scohy) Gibson



A funeral service for Beverly Jean (Scohy) Gibson, age 73, of Buckeye Lake, was held August 25, 2008, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service with Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery. Mrs. Gibson, a homemaker, died August 21, 2008 at Arlington Care Center. She was born July 4, 1935, in West Liberty, […]

Loy Edsel Lyons Sr.



Loy Edsel Lyons Sr., 73, born March 3, 1935, joined our Lord Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. Edsel was a loving soul who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family. Edsel retired from Country Mark Co-Op after 43 years of loyal service. Edsel is survived by his wife, Joyce Lyons; sons, Steve (Brenda) Lyons of Thornville and John […]

William A. “Buck” Mickey



Cremation services for William A. “Buck” Mickey, 68, of Hebron, were arranged through Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home. Buck died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at his residence. He was born March 4, 1940, in Whitehall, to his late parents, Anson A. and Doris Kaiser (Sneider) Mickey. He is survived by sons, William (Angie) Mickey, of Newark, and Joey (Julie) Mickey, […]

Ralph E. Miller



Ralph E. Miller, 83, of Baltimore, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Baltimore, to the late George H. and Blanche (Van Buren) Miller. He was a lifelong farmer and farm equipment dealer. He is survived by his children, Robert (Marie) Miller of Baltimore, Dale (Donna) Miller of Carroll, Mary […]

William J. Talley



A funeral liturgy for William J. Talley, 83, of Millersport, was held August 23, 2008, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Newark, with Father Steve Carroll officiating. Military honors were presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Mr. Talley passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at the Newark Health Care Center after a long illness. Mr. Talley was born Nov. 22, 1924, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • July 2: Police assisted in a search for an autistic child in Alt Park. The child was found. • July 2: Police responded to a complaint about a dog barking nonstop on South Granville Street. The dog was in the house when police arrived, but no one would answer the door. • […]


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