Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. We’ll have more reports next week. Buckeye Lake • Nov. 21: A driver was cited for going 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • Nov. 21: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • Nov. 21: A driver […]

Donald V. Fisher

Donald V. Fisher, 67, of Glenford, died November 18, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center following a short illness. Don was born Jan. 15, 1942, near Somerset, the son of the late Wilbur K. and Roseanna Kline Fisher. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, an Army veteran and a member of the Somerset American Legion Leo Ryan Post […]

Regina Goodwin

Regina Goodwin, age 51, of Buckeye Lake passed away with her family by her side Saturday, November 21, 2009, at her residence. She was born on April 13, 1958, in Newark to the late Robert and Betty (Pangle) Small. Regina loved playing bingo and cards; she collected dolphins, enjoyed old cars and car shows, and she was an avid NASCAR […]

Mary Jane Kemper

A memorial service celebrating the life of Mary Jane Kemper, 91, of Hebron, will be held FridayNovember 27, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Private family burial will take place on Friday afternoon at Kirkersville Cemetery. Jane died early Monday, November 23, 2009, at Chapel Grove Inn, Heath, following an extended illness. She […]

Kathryn E. Ruff

Kathryn E. Ruff, age 90, of West Rushville, entered into the Arms of her Savior, Thursday, November 19, 2009, at her home. She was born in Thornville, on February 17, 1919, to Harry and Iva (Lynn) Boring. She was a 1935 graduate of Rushville Union, a life member of Grace Lutheran Church, Colfax, Lioness Club, Farm Bureau Council # 16, […]

Dupler wins by one vote, pending recount

LANCASTER – If you don’t think your vote counts, just ask Sonny Dupler or Bill Yates. Duper holds a one vote lead over Yates after the Fairfield County Board of Elections completed its count and certified the Nov. 3 election results Thursday afternoon. Dupler, a two-term Walnut Township Trustee incumbent, held a two-vote lead over Yates in the unofficial results […]

Lakewood looking for help on cuts

HEBRON – Lakewood Local Schools are seeking district residents willing to serve on a committee that will help identify $1 million in cuts that must be made by the end of this school year. The district wants the committee to include a broad representation of the community including parents, staff members, grandparents, community leaders etc. Committee members will assist the […]

Millersport Christmas Parade set for Dec. 5

MILLERSPORT – The Annual Christmas Parade is set for noon on Saturday, Dec. 5. Jeff Watson of Valero is once again bringing Santa Claus to town. Santa will be joined by the Marching Lakers as the parade heads from the high school parking lot to the Valero station downtown. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to join the parade. Candy […]

Buckeye Lake may resell water to Licking County

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village, which hasn’t had public water for 30 years, may soon be in the water business. Mayor Frank Foster announced during Monday night’s village council meeting that the village is negotiating to provide bulk water to Licking County. The county would distribute the water to roughly 400 customers primarily in Harbor Hills, who are currently […]

Thornport bridge will be replaced, not removed

NEW LEXINGTON – Perry County Commissioners decided to rebuild a Thornport bridge after all. Last Friday, commissioners unanimously decided to retain the Thorn Township Road 79 bridge, which crosses the canal near Thornport AMVETS Post 51. Some proposed removing it to ease boat access through the canal. Commissioner Lonnie Wood said Thorn Township Trustees and the Thorn Township-Thornville Fire Department […]