‘Watchdog’ responds to letter

Editor: This is in response to Bill Harper’s letter of last week: Debi Seymour “decried the action” of Bennie Evans being appointed to a council seat because it WAS NOT LEGAL! IF YOU RECALL, Bennie Evans was appointed to a council seat BEFORE it was vacant! In addition, Evans left the “stage” and sat in the audience while his puppets […]

Millersport track supporters thanked

Editor: The Millersport High School Track & Field Committee would like to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated in our recent fundraising night at Pizza Cottage on Wednesday, March 18. We had a wonderful evening, and it brought our community together for a common goal. It is wonderful what can be accomplished when we come together. Our deep […]

Yacht club member is fed up

Editor, Sour… party of one? Oh, that would be me! This is just a FYI for your readers and the guys who are running the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club at this point. For yacht club members, January brings your renewal membership bill. I just got my final notice to pay my dues or else, so I didn’t want to miss […]

Trustee responds to allegations made against zoning board and trustees

Editor: In response to some recent allegations made toward the Thorn Township Zoning Board and Board of Trustees: The recent approvals of some Planned Residential Developments have brought some remarks about our township that are unfair and biased to one side of the issue. Our Township Zoning and Appeals Board has acted with respect and integrity in these cases and […]

One more Letter: Help sought for Relay for Life

Editor: I want to let you know about a fantastic event I’m involved with this year – Relay For Life at Fort Myers Beach this Saturday at the Holiday Inn. Jim, Jesse and I are sponsoring a booth at this event. We are part of Team ROLOBAR. We will take turns walking around a track for 18 hours to signify […]


School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 30. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich, soup or vegetable, Goldfish crackers, and fruit. Tuesday: MS: cheeseburger, smiley fries, and fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, roll & butter, and fruit crisp. Thursday: BBQ sandwich, potato wedges, choice of fruit, and mini ice cream sandwich. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad […]

Lyman “Gene” Bashore

Lyman “Gene” Bashore, age 80 of Somerset, passed away Friday, March 20, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. He was born on May 10, 1928, in Somerset, to the late William and Iva (Gilmore) Bashore. Eugene was a member of the F.F.A. and an honorary member of the Sheridan FFA, American Legion Post 58 in Somerset, life long member of […]

Estella Mae (Robison- Patterson) Haga

Estella Mae (Robison-Patterson) Haga, age 87, of Buckeye Lake, passed away March 20, 2009, at the Pickering House, Lancaster. Estella was born on May 22, 1921, in Hebron, to the late Earl and Eva (Orr) Roberts. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Hebron 55 Plus, American Business Women, Hebron American Legion Auxiliary, VFW of Buckeye Lake, […]

Donna J. Hiles Moore

Donna J. Hiles Moore, age 63 of Millersport, unexpectedly passed away on March 20, 2009. Donna was a very patient and loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She has blessed our lives and will be sadly missed by us all. She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, James E. Moore; parents, George Hiles and Jeanette Lambrose; […]

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