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School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of October 5. Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/pickles, oven fries, and fruit. Tuesday: Hip dippers, green beans, fruit, roll and butter. Wednesday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad w/dressing, bread stick, and sherbet. Thursday: Deli sandwich, carrot sticks w/dip, potato salad, and choice of fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, mixed vegetable, choice of fruit, and animal […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 22: A Pataskala man said someone stole several mobile home axles and tires from a Buckeye Lake location. • Sept. 23: A Newark woman was cited for failing to stop for a school bus. • Sept. 25: A driver was cited for running a red light on Mill Dam Road. […]

Alice L. Cox



Alice L. Cox, 78, formerly of Baltimore, passed away September 28, 2009, at Altercare of Canal Winchester. Alice was born in Cherokee County, Texas on May 25, 1931, to the late George and Wilma Matteson. She was a member of the Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Alice is survived by her daughters, Margaret “Maggie” (John) Gardner of Lancaster, Wilma “Billie” (Paul) […]

Kirby Mullins



Kirby Mullins, of Thornville, formerly of Haysi, VA, passed suddenly on September 28, 2009, at the age of 42. He was born on July 12, 1967, in Richlands, Virginia. Kirby loved life. In 2003, he fought and won a courageous battle with cancer. His favorite past-time was four wheeling, camping and spending time with his family and friends. He was […]

Lewis Henry Phillips



Lewis Henry Phillips, age 74, formally of Baltimore, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 27, 2009, in Morristown, TN. He was preceded in death by parents, Bob and Ginny Phillips; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He is survived by his wife, Mandee Phillips; daughters, Cara (Dale) Hounshell and Brenda (Jeff) Jaques; brother, Paul Phillips; sister, Linda (Ken) Reiffe; mother in […]

Melvin R. Sims



A funeral service celebrating the life of Melvin R. Sims, formerly of Hebron, was held September 26, 2009, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. His Pastor, James Dennis, of the Newark Baptist Temple, officiated. Melvin died September 23, 2009, at his sister’s residence in Heath. He was born February 7, 1927, in […]

Aurora Hope Wolverton



Aurora Hope Wolverton, of Buckeye Lake passed away September 22, 2009, at Ohio State University Hospital. Aurora was born on September 22, 2009, to Desiree and Jason Wolverton. She is survived by her parents; grandparents, Tammy and Bryan Wolverton and L.D. and Susie Thompson; great grandparents, Fred & Ruth Wolverton and Fred Small; aunt and uncle, Kelly and Bill Gates; […]

Lake area voters face decisions on issues too



LAKE AREA – As Licking, Fairfield, and Perry county voters decide on their favorite candidates for local offices this November, they will also be plenty of levies and issues to consider as well. LICKING COUNTY • Licking County- 0.9 mills replacement and 0.3 mills additional levy for senior citizens services and facilities. • Licking County Career and Education Technology Centerone […]

Trustees explain road bids rejection



HEBRON- Union Township Trustees sent a joint letter to the Shelly Company and Mid-Ohio Paving, Inc. explaining why they rejected bids from both companies and delayed the township’s annual resurfacing project until next year. The project, which included paving several township subdivision roads, ran into a snag when trustees approved the Shelly Company bid that was $20,000 more than the […]


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