School district discussing land purchase



BALTIMORE – Superintendent Paul Mathews is discussing the purchase of a one fourth to one third acre tract of land from Faith Lutheran Church. Purchase of the “small corner” would allow the new middle school to be constructed closer to the elementary school and the district’s northern property line with the church. “That really reduces the cost of bringing utilities […]

Kindergarten meeting set for March 5



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston Elementary School has set a meeting for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 for parents of children starting Kindergarten next school year. The meeting, for parents only, will be held in the school’s multi-purpose room. Its purpose is to explain the curriculum to parents and how they can help their child become ready for school. Kindergarten […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 16. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School – President’s Day Tuesday: Twin burgers, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes/gravy, cherry cheese cake, and roll & butter. Thursday: Walking taco w/ RF Doritos, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Rice Krispy treat. Friday: Specialty pizza, green beans, and […]

Walter “Butch” Allen



A graveside service for Walter “Butch” Allen, 51 of Hebron will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Cemetery with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Butch was born in Newark on September 19, 1957 to the late Walter Earl Allen and Martha (Cooper) Bailey. He passed away at his residence on Sunday evening. Survivors include his […]

Hester Ann (Joseph) Harper



Hester Ann (Joseph) Harper, 81, of Millersport, formerly of Shawnee, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1927, in Shawnee, the daughter of the late John Johnson and Goldie (Ward) Johnson. Hester was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She is survived by daughter, Lucy (Barney) Phalen of Millersport; […]

Eugene Olin Hedrick Jr



Eugene Olin Hedrick Jr., 47 , of Buckeye Lake, died late Sunday evening at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on April 29, 1961, the son of the late Eugene Olin and Patsy Annette (Chidister) Hedrick. He was a employee of Molding Technologies Inc. in Hebron prior to becoming unable to work in […]

Gwendolyn Parks



Gwendolyn Parks, 80, of Baltimore, died February 5, 2009, in Columbus following an extended illness. She was born May 25, 1928, in Toler, Ky., the daughter of the late Boyd Winston and Gustavia Jane (Murphy) Allen. Gwen was a lifelong homemaker, and loved gardening, canning and especially sewing. She had attended the New Zion U.M. Church. She is survived by […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron • Jan. 12: An East 2nd Street resident reported a pack of five dogs running through his yard. Police didn’t find any dogs in the area. • Jan. 13: Police were called at 2:10 a.m. to the Canal Road apartments on a report of a domestic dispute. Dispatch didn’t have a building number, […]

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