Mary Elizabeth Jack



Mary Elizabeth Jack, age 69, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2010, at the Pickering House, Lancaster. She was born on May 8, 1940, to the late Bill and Florence (Connley) Fultz. Mary was a member of Christian Assembly and loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and sewing. Mary is survived by her husband, Jim; […]

Richard J. Kincaid



Richard J. Kincaid, 76, of Kirkersville, died Monday, February 15, 2010, in Columbus. following an extended illness. He was born in Columbus, on April 1, 1933, the son of the late Alfred and Georgia (Link) Kincaid. He was a retired truck driver. He is survived by his loving family: his wife of 44 years, Teresa; his children, Charlotte (Terry) Ashcraft […]

Maryland M. Short



Maryland M. Short, 74, of Thornville, died Monday, February 8, 2010, at Fairfield Medical Center. She worked for Boys Industrial School and later went to work for Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. where she retired with 37 years of service. She was a member of the A.F.G.W.U. and Millersport American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her son, Grant W. […]

Dorothy Powers Smith



Dorothy Powers Smith, age 87, of Whitehall, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. Dorothy was born on September 27, 1922, in Thornville. She graduated from Hebron High School in 1940. She attended Capital University (Harms and Harms Business School) and worked at Commercial Motor Freight before she married. Dorothy loved the out-of-doors and […]

Eldon L. Stilwell



Eldon L. Stilwell, 90, of Baltimore, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010, at The Pickering House. Eldon was a former member of the Lancaster Church of Christ and currently attended Walnut Creek Baptist Church. He was a member of the Baltimore VFW, the Auxiliary Highway Patrol Post #23, and the Baltimore Coffee Club. He is survived by his daughters, […]

Baltimore weathers tough economic year



BALTIMORE – Baltimore Village weathered the recession better than most communities and experienced some real progress last year, said Mayor Robert Kalish in his annual State of the Village address Monday morning at Liberty Union High School. The address included presentations from some village department heads and Liberty Union-Thurston Schools Superintendent Paul Mathews. “Like virtually all Ohio communities, we are […]

Lakewood trims $1 million from budget



HEBRON – Many Lakewood School District students will be relieved that the school board will not cut fine arts programs to meet its goal to cut $1 million from the district budget after voters rejected an additional 8.9 mill levy last November. Instead, the reductions will be spread throughout the district as follows: • Freeze amounts for purchased services, supplies, […]

Acord responds to residency complaint



JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustee Ron Acord recently formally responded to charges former Trustee John Holman made about his residency status. Acord, a six term incumbent, was defeated two years ago by challenger Joe Hart. Holman was appointed last year to fill the rest of Joe Cooper’s term through 2009 after Cooper moved to Tennessee. Acord challenged Holman and Trustee […]

Nominations open for Lakewood Wall of Fame



HEBRON – Nomination forms for the Lakewood Wall of Fame are now available. Forms are available at the Lakewood District Office, any Lakewood School and on the Lakewood website at www. lakewoodlocal.k12.oh.us. The Wall of Fame was created more than two years ago to honor individuals or groups whose actions or achievements in their chosen fields bring honor and distinction […]

Hebron names new fire prevention officer



HEBRON – Hebron Fire Department has a new fire prevention officer. Mayor Clifford Mason gave the oath of office to Brad Essick during the Feb. 10 village council meeting. Essick, a part-time fire fighter for three years with the department, replaces Ron Jones as the full-time fire prevention officer. Jones retired Jan. 31, 2009. The Granville Township resident is also […]


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