2009-10-24 E-Edition

Flying J water project still alive



KIRKERSVILLE – A proposal to provide public water to the Flying J Truck Stop has Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District Director Don Rector going with the flow. He said the Kirkersville Village Council took no official action toward approving the proposal during an Oct. 15 special council meeting, but he’s encouraged that the council is still willing to […]

Lakewood freezes salaries



HEBRON- Lakewood School District’s teachers and staff’s salaries will be frozen for the 2010-2011 school year. No one working for the district will receive a raise beyond any scheduled step increase. “Thanks to the teachers for stepping forward,” said Lakewood School Board member Judy White during the Oct. 14 school board meeting, where the salary freeze was approved. Board President […]

High school renovation bids below estimates



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston School Board members got more good news when bids were opened Oct. 2 for the renovation of the high school. A total of 12 general trades bids were received. Though determination of the lowest and best bids isn’t complete – meetings are being held with the lowest priced bidders, architects and construction manager – the lowest […]

Beverly Toki



Beverly Gail Toki, age 70 of Buckeye Lake, passed away on October 14, 2009, at her home. She was born February 1, 1939, to the late William and Pauline (Wynkoop) Channell. Bev was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #1388, the Eagles and was involved in many charities and fundraisers. She also loved to play cards and listen […]

Delores “Dee” Thompson



Delores “Dee” Thompson, 72, of Millersport, died early Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at her residence. She was born June 25, 1937. in Frazeysburg, to Ivan J. and Eva (Hostettler) Huey. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy Thompson Stephens, Debbie Null, Terri Todd) Gobert, Shelly (Bill) Register; […]

Leslie P. “Cotton” Sites



A funeral service for Leslie P. “Cotton” Sites, age 87, of Hebron, was held October 20, 2009, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson- Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Steve Brown officiating. Burial followed at Newark Memorial Gardens. Leslie passed away Saturday, October 17, 2009, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center (operated by Hospice of Central Ohio). […]

Asa Lee Ruhl



Asa Lee Ruhl, age 85, of Thornville, passed away Sunday October 11, 2009, at Ohio State University Hospital. He was a U. S. Army WWII veteran, charter member of AMVETS Post #51 of Thornville. He was retired from Rockwell International after 31 years of faithful service. He was preceded in death by wife, Ruth Ruhl and is survived by daughter, […]

Marilyn A. Hibbler



Marilyn A. Hibbler, age 85 of Thornville, passed away October 16, 2009, at her residence. She was born on February 21, 1924, to the late Theodore and Ethel (McAlister) Shirtzinger. Marilyn was a member of the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association, the UMW and ACLU of Flagler Beach, FL and the Church Women United. Marilyn is survived by her children, […]

Jean T. Busha



Jean T. Busha, age 87 of Baltimore, passed away peacefully on the evening of October 6, 2009, at Mt. Carmel East Palliative Care Unit. She was born October 3, 1922. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, James Busha; and grandson, Joshua Young. Jean is survived by her four children, Diana Lehman (Emery) of Bremen, Brian Crist (Barbara) of […]


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