School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of September 28. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. Wednesday: Roasted turkey, whipped potatoes w/gravy, choice of fruit, roll and butter. Thursday: Chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, vegetable, choice of fruit, roll and butter. Friday: Specialty pizza, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 13: A juvenile was reported missing. He was found safe in Zanesville, where he was placed under arrest. • Sept. 15: A driver was cited for going 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • Sept. 15: A driver was cited for going 54 in […]

Douglas Eugene Carl Sr.



Douglas Eugene Carl Sr., 47 of Buckeye Lake, died September 18, 2009, in Newark following a brief illness. Doug was a resident of Buckeye Lake where he enjoyed spending time fishing, swimming and boating. He loved to listen to country music. His grandchildren meant the world to him. He is survived by his exwife, Vicki; his loving children, Doug (Jena) […]

Norma Jean Clark



Norma Jean Clark, 72, of Baltimore, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2009, at the Ohio State University Hospital after a brief illness. She was born May 5, 1937, to the late Alvin Meachem and Mabel (Wagner) Richards. Norma was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 11, Lancaster. She really enjoyed gardening. Norma is survived by husband, Bob Clark; […]

Charles T. Haire



Charles T. Haire, age 83, left this life on Sunday, September 20, 2009, to rest in the loving arms of his Lord. Dearly beloved husband for 63 years of Evelyn (nee Brogan); loving father of Sandy (Ron Davidson, deceased) (Jerry Pinson), Susan (Mark Hayes), Chuck (Helen) of Hebron and Tom (Debbie) of Hebron; dearest grandfather of Sherry Ronyak, Laurie Toth, […]

Joy Pauline Latham



Joy Pauline Latham, age 79 of Thornville, entered eternal rest on Monday, September 14, 2009 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark. Joy was born in Oak Harbor, Ohio, on November 2, 1929, to Clarence and Thelma (Brunkhorst) Bunning. She was the first daughter after four sons, the first of four daughters, baptized in 1929, confirmed at St. Pauls Lutheran […]

Bradley Allen Phillips



A funeral service for Bradley Allen Phillips, age 60, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2009, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Rev. Robert Beyer, Rev. Carol Kirk and John Norris officiating. Mr. Phillips passed away Monday, September 21, 2009, at his home. He was born October 15, […]

Shelly Company gets road bid on second try



JACKSONTOWN – It took two tries, but Licking Township Trustees awarded a contract for road resurfacing Monday night. Trustees opened bids for the first time August 17. Small’s Asphalt Paving of Gambier bid a total of $138,756.63 to complete the eight projects. The Shelly Company of Thornville bid $152,425.25. Trustee Dave Miller expressed concern about the distance Small’s would be […]

Gabriel: ‘We have not seen it’



MILLERSPORT – Maybe Ralph Zollinger’s Beagle ate them. Six copies – two signed and four unsigned – of Millersport’s proposed EMS/Fire Protection Services contract were handdelivered to Walnut Township Trustees last Friday. Zoning Secretary Karen Kentosh signed a detailed receipt for the contracts and other fire department records provided monthly to trustees. The contract – which proposes 24/7 on-station coverage […]

Buckeye Lake officer saves young man



HEBRON – A Buckeye Lake Police officer saved a man from jumping from the Ohio 79 bridge over I-70. Monday night, the Licking County Sheriff’s Department dispatched Buckeye Lake Officer Michael Melillo to the bridge over I-70 after a passing motorist called about a man who appeared to be contemplating jumping from the bridge into traffic to his death. According […]


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