Whitney Lynn Parkinson

Whitney Lynn Parkinson, 22, of Mount Vernon died Jan. 13, 2010 at her residence. She was born Jan. 5, 1988 in Newark to Roger D. and Deborah E. (Wise) Parkinson. Whitney was a Utica High School graduate. She is survived by her father, Roger D. Parkinson of Thornville; mother and step-father, Deborah and Jeff Linger of Utica; brother, Tyler D. […]

Marie J. Reese

Marie J. Reese, 89, of Kent, OH (formerly of Buckeye Lake), passed away January 9, 2010. She was born in Norwich, Conn., April 27, 1920, to the late Orlo and Mary Reid. She was employed by Owens Corning Fiberglas, retired from Dukes Motel, and was a member of the American Legion. She is survived by daughter, Peggy Thropp (Mike Helphrey); […]

Donald Satterfield

Donald Satterfield, 71, of Thornville passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 23, 1938 in Licking County to the late Charles M. and Lucille (Goodlett) Satterfield. Donald graduated from Hanover Toboso High School and worked as a construction contractor. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived […]

Opal Marie Thompson

Opal Marie Thompson, 94, of Millersport died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010 following an extended illness. She was born in Idaho, Ohio, on Jan. 12, 1916, the daughter of Zinni and Aida (Williams) Mustard. She was a loving and devoted mother who loved to read, quilt and was a gardener. She is survived by her loving sons and daughters: […]

Middle school plans ready for bids

BALTIMORE – Bids to construct the new middle school are expected to go out next week. The first phase of the high school renovation is going according to the plan, Superintendent Paul Mathews told school board members at their Jan. 11 meeting. “Phase 1 is not easy,” he added. “It is the connector between two buildings. The staff has been […]

Small sewer rate increase approved

NEWARK – Sewer bills are going up for Buckeye Lake Sewer District customers. The modest $1 per month increase – from $45 per month per EDU to $46 per month – will be effective Feb. 16. Customers will see the increase in the bill they receive in early April. The $1 per month increase is 50 percent less than the […]

Trustees gear up for new year

HEBRON– Union Township Trustees Jesse Ours and Rick Black wasted no time nominating Trustee John Slater for another term as trustee president as the trustees spent the first part of Monday night’s meeting organizing for the coming year. Ours was nominated and elected as vice president. Next, trustees increased the dollar expenditure limit that one trustee could authorize for township […]

Baseball coaches needed in Millersport

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Boys Youth Baseball Association has joined the Northern Local Little League this year for ages 7-12 years. We need volunteers to coach or assist in coaching our Millersport Boys Youth Baseball teams. You do not have to be in the Walnut Township Local School District to volunteer. Anyone interested in signing up please call as soon […]

No changes for Lakewood School Board

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members didn’t make any organizational changes at its Jan. 13 meeting. The board voted unanimously to retain Joe Bowman Jr. as board president and Judy White as vice president. White will also serve as board legislative liaison to the Ohio School Boards Association. Board member Rob Large will serve as board student achievement liaison to […]


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