School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 1. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, oven fries, and choice of 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 […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 21: A Newark man was cited for passing a school bus when its red lights were flashing. • Jan. 22: A Walnut Road woman reported her nephew assaulted her. She didn’t press formal charges. • Jan. 23: A Rushville man was warned for speeding, but cited for not wearing a […]

William Reed “Pappy Bill” Anderson Sr



William Reed “Pappy Bill” Anderson Sr., age 64, of Buckeye Lake passed away on Monday, January 25, 2010, at Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on May 14, 1945, to the late Chuck and Dolly (Bash) Terrill. William was a member Buckeye Lake Eagles and New Life Community Church of Hebron. Working at Marion General Hospital for […]

Eudorla “Dottie” Mae Andrews



Eudorla “Dottie” Mae Andrews, age 91, of Hebron, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2010, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark. She was born in Greendale, Ohio on July 29, 1918, to the late Emery and Ethel (Sweazy) Biggs. She was a life member of the Linden Aerie Eagles and enjoyed playing Euchre. Dottie is survived by her son, […]

Mary E. Clutter



Mary E. Clutter, age 88 of Thornville passed away on Friday, January 8, 2010, at Autumn at the Lake Care Center. She was born in Columbus on November 27, 1921, to the late Frank and Florence (Haase) Spickler. She is survived by her daughter in-law, Sandra (Joe) Karl; six grandchildren, Richard (Becky) Winkler of Sterling, MA; Sherry (Mike) Wiseman of […]

Rodney L. Crist



Rodney L. Crist, 62, of Baltimore, died peacefully at his home on January 18, after a courageous battle with cancer. Rod was a lifelong resident of Baltimore. After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Business, he began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG (formerly Peat Marwick). He served as the Chief Financial Officer for Harding […]

Ethel L. Large



A funeral service for Ethel L. Large, age 70, of Thornville, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 29, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Bob Beyer and Pastor Carol Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Large died January 25, 2010, at her home. She was born […]

Carol Jean Parker



Carol Jean Parker, 68, of Buckeye Lake passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. She was born on March 16, 1941 in Thurston, Ohio to the late Raymond and Doris (Raver) Heistand. Carol was a devoted wife for 50 years who would do anything for her family and friends. She cherished her cat, Muffy. Carol collected angels and anything purple, […]

Laurence Elliot “Larry” Shelley



Laurence Elliot “Larry” Shelley, 62, of Dublin died January 18, 2010, in Union Township, Ohio. Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Meeting set to discuss fire protection options



MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees have unanimously agreed to host a meeting to discuss fire department consolidation. Newly elected Trustee Terry Horn brought up the suggestion earlier this month. Mayors from Buckeye Lake, Millersport, Pleasantville and Thurston will be invited to the Thursday, March 4 meeting in the Millersport High School Cafeteria. The Millersport and Thurston-Walnut Township fire chiefs have […]


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