School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 11. Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich, soup/vegetable, Goldfish crackers, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Bosco sticks w/dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & rice bowl, vegetable medley, mandarin oranges, and fortune cookie. Thursday: Walking taco w/RF Doritos, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Rice Krispie Treat. Friday: Specialty […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 1: An officer witnessed a man “staggering” through the police department parking lot. The officer discovered the man was underage and cited him for disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and underage consumption of alcohol. • Jan. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 54 in a 35 miles per hour zone […]

Robert L. Boyer



Robert L. Boyer, age 69, of Baltimore died Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 at the Fairfield Medical Center. He worked in the Kroger Bakery and was a member of the Pickerington Moose Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Marie Boyer; daughter, Kim West, Columbus; grandchildren, Lindsey West and Dustin West; brothers, Tim (Sue) Boyer of Grove City and Terry Boyer […]

Ruth Byrd



Ruth Byrd, 75, of Hebron died on Friday, Obituaries Jan. 1, 2010 at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center in Newark, following an extended illness. She was born Sept. 30, 1934 in Elkins, W. Va., the daughter of the late Walter and Ella (Hedrick) Harper. She was a retired school secretary for the Lakewood Schools after 44 years of dedicated […]

Hugh Clifford “Cliff” Clements



Hugh Clifford “Cliff” Clements, Jr., age 68, of Thornville, OH, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2009 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born on June 18, 1941 in New Castle, PA to Hugh Clifford and Ethel (Stewart) Clements, Sr. Cliff was a member of the Savannah United Methodist Church of New Castle, PA. A […]

Leona Irene Cooper



Leona Irene Copper, age 94, of Thornville, OH, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2009 at her residence. She was born on January 1, 1915 in Zanesville, OH to the late Franklin and Nellie (Middlemuss) Patterson. She is survived by her daughters, Alice Schmus, Elizabeth (Richard) Long, and Mary (Richard) Audette; grandchildren, Diana (Larry) Magrie, Earl (January) Schmus, Carl (Michelle) […]

Virginia “Ginny” DeVaul



Virginia “Ginny” DeVaul walked with angels to heaven on Wednesday morning, Dec. 23, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 28, 1926. She was a homemaker, waitress and retired from Larsan’s Manufacturing. She is survived by three daughters: Pam DeVaul of Hebron, Patty (Walt) Davis of Crown City, and Karen (Ralph) Rohner of West Jefferson; her sister, […]

Louis E. Francis



Louis E. Francis, 82, of Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Granville, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Asbury Place in Maryville, Tenn. He was born April 29, 1927 in Columbus OH to the late Louis and Margaret (Warnock) Francis. Surviving are his wife, Dora R. Francis of Maryville, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Lynn Francis of Alliance; daughter and son-in-law, […]

Horton R. Henderson



Horton R. Henderson, 77, of Baltimore went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Heartland- Fairfield Rehabilitation Center. He was retired from Lancaster Colony Glass Corp. and was a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army. He was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church and Baltimore VFW Post #3761. […]

Jean Marie Largent



A memorial service for Jean Marie Largent, age 70, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Thornville, will be held at a later date along with her late husband, John H. Largent, who passed away November 22, 2008. Jean passed away Friday, January 1, 2010, at University Hospital, Tampa, Florida, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 17, 1939 in Maryland. […]


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