Rachel Ellen Darkes



A funeral service celebrating the life of Rachel Ellen Darkes, 91, of Hebron, was held graveside February 3, 2009, in the Kirkersville Cemetery, with Rev. Neal Skiles as celebrant. Rachel died suddenly January 30, 2009, at home. She was born March 28, 1917, in Licking County, the daughter of the late Harry and Pleasant Dale (Wells) Hughes. Rachel was a […]

Carla Hamm-Wright



Carla Hamm-Wright, age 58, of Hebron, passed away Monday, February 2, 2009. She grew up in Columbus and graduated from Franklin Heights High School. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Carl and Betty Bowyer, and brother, Carl (Randy) Bowyer. Carla will be missed by two granddaughers, Paige and Breanna Hamm; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Debra […]

Brenda Sue Hamrick



Brenda Sue Hamrick, age 57, of Baltimore, passed away January 28, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. She was born December 6, 1951, in Columbus, to Patricia (Ballenger) Cupp. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and daughter, going out into service with her fellow witnesses and gardening. Brenda loved flowers and liked to travel, especially to Cancun. She was […]

Joann Dawn Hickman



Joann Dawn Hickman, 33, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at OSU Medical Center. She was born in Freemont, W.Va., on July 30, 1975, to John W. and Phyllis Dempsey Hodgson. She was a graduate of Fairfield Union High School. Joann is survived by her parents and her loving husband, Arthur Hickman of Thornville. She was a wonderful mother to […]

Dora J. Keefe



Dora J. Keefe, age 83, of Thornville, entered into eternal rest on February 2, 2009, at Arlington Nursing Home, in Newark. She was born January 30, 1926, in Newark, to the late Albert and Katherine (Wine) Parsons. Dora was a member of the VFW Post 1388, and Good Sam Camping Club which she enjoyed doing. She is survived by her […]

Raymond F. King



Raymond F. King, age 84 of Thornville, passed away Monday, February 2, 2009, at his home. He was born in Thornville on September 22, 1924, to the late Floyd and Marie (Swinehart) King. A graduate of Thornville High School, he entered OSU and enlisted in the service in 1942. He remained in the Army until transferring to the Dept. of […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan 22: An officer issued a verbal warning to an East Street woman who ran two stop signs. The driver said the brakes were going bad and she just wanted to get the car home. She was advised to park the vehicle until it’s repaired. • Jan 23: A Hebron Road […]

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