School district lists preventative measures for swine flu

Editor: As you are aware, there is a world-wide risk of a Swine Flu epidemic. As far as we know, there are no cases of Swine Flu in our school or in Central Ohio, but that could change any day. A few preventative measures can be taken at home and at school to slow down the spread of contagious germs. […]

Writer wonders about the ‘nut’ in Walnut Township

Editor: I have a few suggestions for our Walnut Township Trustees, since we, who pay the taxes, cannot speak directly without permission. Maybe they can read because they elect not to listen. #1. We should hire more people even though there is not more work to be accomplished. #2. We could stage big pile of dirt, gravel etc. around the […]

Sheridan Class of ’84 looking for classmates

THORNVILLE – The Sheridan High School Class of 1984 is preparing for its 25 year class reunion to take place late this summer or early fall. We are still trying to locate a number of members of our class. If you graduated from Sheridan High School in 1984, were a member of the class, or have a family member or […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 4 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. 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 […]

Effie Grace Binckley

Effie Grace Binckley, age 86, of Thornville, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Newark Health Care, in Newark. She was born on August 11, 1922, in Martinsburg, Ohio to the late John and Cora Mae (McPeek) Rizor. She was married to Edwin for 33 years, and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, and Esther Circle. She enjoyed crocheting, […]

Carol L. Bowman

A funeral service for Carol L. Bowman, 71, of Hebron, will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 1850 W. Main Street, Newark. Pastor Rick Rintamaa will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark. Mrs. Bowman passed away April 28, 2009, at the Arlington Care Center. She was born November 13, […]

Thelma Mae Hoffer

Thelma Mae Hoffer, age 89, of Reynoldsburg formerly of the Newark and Thornport area, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009. She was a former employee of the DeWeese IGA in Newark. She attended St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Newark and Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church in Buckeye Lake. Thelma is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, […]

William M. Lines

A graveside service with full military honors honoring the life of William M. Lines, 76, of Pataskala, was held April 29, 2009, at the Etna Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Muncy officiating. William died on Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Mount Carmel, East Hospital. He was born in Pataskala, on September 3, 1932, the son of the late Walt and […]

C. Doris Morrison

C. Doris Morrison, 84, of Hebron, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at the Gardens of the Western Reserve in Streetsboro. Memorial services will be announced at a later date by the Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home, Streetsboro Chapel.

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