COTC sets Open House for high school students

NEWARK — Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is hosting an open house for the college’s Post-Secondary and Concurrent Enrollment Options Programs on Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m., in the John Gilbert Reese Center, room 110. The open house is available to high school students entering 9th through 11th grade next year; parents and students are encouraged to attend. Call […]

Jackson honor students named

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Brook Abbott, Nicholas Andujar, Lucas Bachus, Zaven Boland, Madelyn Bowman, Travis Bralley, Brenna Brownfield, Ellis Campen, Dylan Church, Savannah Cloud, Jacob Coffey, Travis Conaway, Katie Cox, Michael Crist, Amara Cummins, Jake Daignault, Christian Davis, Grant Davis, Kelsey Dobrddnio, Samantha Dorris, Sarah Farson, […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 22. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Big daddy pizza, vegetable, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, roll/butter, and fruit crisp. Thursday: BBQ sandwich, potato wedges, choice of fruit, and mini ice cream sandwich. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad w/dressing, […]


Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 13: A driver was warned for speeding but cited for not wearing a seat belt on Walnut Road. • Feb. 13: A driver was warned for speeding but cited for not wearing a seat belt on Walnut Road. • Feb. 13: A driver was cited for going 50 in a […]

Judith Ann Altop

Judith Ann Altop, 72, of Baltimore, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2010. Judith is survived by her husband, John Altop; son, Paul Altop; three stepchildren; three sisters, Hannah Cox of Portsmouth, Alice Hall of Portsmouth, and Betty Rhea of Tennessee; two grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Nerva Traylor; four […]

Richard “Dickie” Dwight Clinger, Jr.

Richard “Dickie” Dwight Clinger, Jr., age 63 of Buckeye Lake, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 6, 2010. Richard was born October 1, 1946, in Columbus, to Richard and JoAnn (Keene) Clinger Sr. He attended Waters Edge United Methodist Ministry and worked as a handyman. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Steven & Shirley Clinger; sister, […]

Andrew (Andy) Oliver Dennison, Jr.

Andrew (Andy) Oliver Dennison, Jr., age 85, of Millersport, passed away with his loving wife and family members by his side on Saturday, February 13, 2010. He was born on March 1, 1924, in Columbus, to the late Andrew, Sr. and Ida May (Bickley) Dennison. Andy was a painter (Local 1275) for 60 years, when he retired in 1988. He […]

Richard L. Farmer

Richard L. Farmer, 75, of Baltimore, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010 at his home. He was a member of the Lancaster Toast Masters and owner of Farmer Rentals. Richard is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia Farmer; sons, Richard Farmer of West Rushville, Michael Farmer of Baltimore, and Chad Farmer of Baltimore; daughter, Angela Tim) Marcum […]

Bob H. Hickey

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Bob Herman Hickey, 78, of Columbus, formerly of Kirkersville, was held February 13, 2010, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Dave Hogan as celebrant. Burial with full military honors followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Bobby died Wednesday morning, February 10, 2010, in Columbus, following several years of declining health. […]