School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 15th . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza bites, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby snacks. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Fritos, and fruit bar. Wednesday: Potato bowl w/popcorn chicken/corn/gravy, fruit crisp, and roll & butter. Thursday: Cheeseburger, seasoned fries, and fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad w/dressing, and choice of […]

Betty J. Allen



Betty J. Allen, age 82, of Lancaster, passed away, Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center. She is survived by her daughters, Darletta J. Holland of Buckeye Lake, Vickie E. (Richard) Cochenour of Thurston, and Sherry (Kenny) O’Neil of Lancaster; grandchildren, Brian K. (Annia) Knight, Marilee (Gary) Schmelzer, Trenton (Nikki) Cochenour, Shawn Nicolia, and Rebecca Cochenour; great grandchildren, Alyssa […]

Virgil Boyer



Virgil Boyer, 87, of Millersport, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at his residence. He was a retired painter and a World War II US Army Air Corp. veteran. He was a member of the Millersport American Legion Post #637. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Esther; daughter, Juanita Mae Boyer of Florence, Kentucky; sons, Ronald G. […]

Dorothy Lenora Clark



Dorothy Lenora Clark, age 79, of Thornville, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2009 at her residence. She was born on August 19, 1929, in Reynoldsburg, to the late Charles and Nora (Herndon) Ross. Dorothy loved her rose gardens and making crafts. She is survived by her children, Rick (Lora) Clark and John (Paula) Clark; and six grandchildren. In addition to […]

Norma Jean Dixon



A memorial service for Norma Jean Dixon, age 75, of Thornville, will be held at a later date. Ms. Dixon died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Autumn at the Lake Healthcare Center. She was born March 29, 1933, in Columbus, Ohio to the late Joseph R. and Clara Helen (Bard) Dixon. Ms. Dixon was employed at the Ohio Youth Commission […]

Ellen Poling



Ellen Poling, age 83, of Thornville, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at her residence. She was a retired housecleaner. She is survived by her sisters, Rosalee Lacey of Lancaster and Ollie Travis of S. Charleston, Ohio; several nieces and nephews, including Richard and Diana Lacey of Thornville; great nieces and nephews, Jack, Johnathan, Richard, Jr., Derrick, Dustin, Dustin Scott, and […]

William Joseph Schmeltze



William Joseph Schmeltzer, age 69, Mayor of Somerset, died of cancer at 3:40 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2009. Bill was born February 22, 1940, in Somerset, the son of the late A.L. and Mary Gordon Schmeltzer. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service in 1981 where he served in Korea and Okinawa. He served his […]

David H. Shaw



David H. Shaw, age 91, of Baltimore, former resident of Columbus, for over 50 years, passed away, Sunday, March 8, 2009, at The Pickering House. He was a retired tool and die maker for Western Electric and later AT&T with 22 years of service. He was a World War II US Army Air Corps veteran holding the rank of sergeant. […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron • Feb. 7: Police cited a driver for a stop sign violation on Enterprise Drive at North High Street. • Feb. 7: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at West 2nd and Cumberland streets. • Feb. 7: Police were called to a domestic dispute on Westview Drive. A woman told […]

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