Robert “Bob” Mays



Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Mays, 69 of Clarinda, Iowa, formerly of Hebron, were February 24, 2010, at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, IA. Burial was at Maple Hill Cemetery, College Springs, IA. Survived by wife, Rosetta, Clarinda; children, Connie Spring (Jeff), New Market, IA, Troy Mays (Amy), Polk City, IA, Trevor Mays (Brandi), Clarksville, TN; four grandchildren; uncle, Bob Hommon, […]

Rosemary “Randy” L. Randolph



Rosemary “Randy” L. Randolph, age 71, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2010, at her residence. She was born on October 20, 1938, in Pennsboro, WV to the late Archie and Dolly (Hopkins) Chipps. Randy was an avid Browns, Buckeyes and Elvis fan, and she was a graduate of New Lexington High School. Rosemary is survived by her daughters, Connie […]

Donald L. Skeen



Donald L. Skeen, age 68, of Baltimore, died Thursday, February 18, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on June 18, 1942, to his parents, Clarence and Carrie Skeen. He was raised by them in Groveport. He and his wife, Barb moved to Baltimore, in 1970. He worked as a carpenter and was an owner of […]

Don E. Stiverson



Don E. Stiverson, 74, of Baltimore, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2010, at his son’s residence. He was born on August 29, 1935, to the late Wesley and Maggie Stiverson in Lancaster. Don started his work at Jimmy’s Drive-In then worked at Loreco Papermill, from there he went to electrical union school and then American Electric Power Co. […]

It could be July before Buckeye Lake streets are repaved



BUCKEYE LAKE – Residents and council members had traveling on their minds Monday night. Buckeye Lake resident Ray Sanders asked the Buckeye Lake Village Council why only the village’s east and west streets are one-way. “I’ve seen wider driveways than these streets,” he said. He believes traffic would improve on the village’s narrow streets if they were all one way. […]

Millersport bank robbed



MILLERSPORT – Commodore Bank was robbed at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured, said Millersport Police Chief Randall Lewis, but the robber was still at large as of Wednesday morning. He said the Millersport Police Department is working with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office on the investigation and the FBI is involved. Lewis said a man with a […]

Tire cleanup grants available from ODNR



COLUMBUS– Ohio communities, schools and businesses are encouraged to apply for the 2010 Tire Amnesty Grant program which supports targeted scrap tire collection drives, drop-off efforts and local tire clean-ups. The program provides assistance to local governments, businesses, schools, health districts and other non-profit entities to establish tire amnesty activities. Tire amnesty collections allow residents to bring a limited number […]

BBB explains new consumer credit card regulations



COLUMBUS – The new consumer protections laid out in the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 were effective Feb. 22. Better Business Bureau explains what these new consumer protections mean to cardholders across the US. The US Census Bureau predicts that in 2010, the number of US credit card holders will grow to 181 million. Unfortunately, almost […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Maple Syrup Madness: Saturday, February 20 – Saturday, March 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Sunday, Admission is Free, meet at the Log Cabin. Don’t miss this once a year event! Sap will be drawn right out of our own sugar maple […]

Free Alzheimer’s care consultations offered



NEWARK – The Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter is offering free onsite care consultation to residents in Licking County who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The consultations will be held every three months from 12-2 p.m. at Zerger Hall Senior Center, 745 E. Main Street, Newark. The first consultation will be available by appointment on February 25th. […]


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