Another Letter: Thanks to JV baseball supporters



Editor: I would like to thank all the sponsors of the 2009 Millersport Jr High Baseball Team. Thanks to: IBEW LU 683, Millersport Pharmacy, Cu-Da- Jo’s, Kenny & Claire Brotherton, Commodore Bank, Sammy J’s Deli, Lakeside Motors, Mr. Canvas, The Island House, Millersport Drive Thru and Deli, Weldon’s Ice Cream, Buckeye Lake Marina, Ferrell’s Roofing, Inc., Millersport Fire Department and […]

One more Letter: Writer identifies problems in Thorn Township rezoning



Editor: I recently read the letter from Thorn Township Trustee Tim Phipps wherein he alleged that “some remarks” are “unfair and bias (sic) to one side.” He added that the board had acted “with respect an integrity in of (sic) these cases.” He didn’t mention me by name, but it is clear who he is referencing. By way of background, […]

Classmates sought



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Utica High School Class of 1969 is holding a 40th reunion July 24-26. We need help in locating the following classmates: Raymond Boring Sandra Boyer Lee, Laura Dees, Tom Eastman, M. Eugene Grennell, Debra Kelly, Rick Parrish, Debra Perrine, Brenda Dyann Powell, Margaret Roberts, John Shoemaker, Dee Taylor and Charles Thompson and Dale Winegardner. We would […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of May 11. 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 […]

Barbara Alkire



Barbara Alkire, age 57, of Thornville, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Licking Memorial Hospital. Barbara was born November 20, 1951, in Columbus, to Herbert J. and Elise E. (Derenburger) Farris. She was a loving wife and mother. Barbara loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was a friend to many. Barbara enjoyed painting, crocheting, cooking and […]

Lewis Edmund Courson



Lewis Edmund Courson, age 88 of Thornville, entered into eternal peace on Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Hospice of Central Ohio Unit, Licking Memorial Hospital. Lewis was born January 25, 1921, in Thornville, to Carl and Estella (Edmund) Courson. He was a graduate of Thornville High School with the class of 1938. He served in the Air Force, retiring […]

C. Doris Morrison



C. Doris Morrison, 84, of Hebron, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at the Gardens of the Western Reserve in Streetsboro, Ohio. She was born June 29, 1924 in Caldwell, Ohio, to the late Arthur S. and Elizabeth (Brown) Koons. Mrs. Morrison is an associate member of the Hebron United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Julius […]

Pamela K. Smith



A memorial service celebrating the life of Pamela K. Smith, 43, of Kirkersville, will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Pam died suddenly Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence in Kirkersville of natural causes. She was born October 19, 1965 in Santa Clara, California, the daughter of Phillip David and Carolyn (Reynolds) Holmes. […]

Sue Ellen Smith



Sue Ellen Smith, age 77 of Hebron, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2009, at her Hebron home. She was born August 8, 1931, in Newark, to the late Dale and Kathyrn (Parkinson) Meier. She was a graduate of Hebron High School and a member of American Legion Post 285 Auxiliary. She is survived by here children, Wayne (Cecelia) Smith, Dale […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • May 1: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with a man who was having chest pains in a vehicle behind Bob’s Bar. • May 1: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office with a possible domestic violence incident. • May 1: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department manually start […]