School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of April 12. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. Wednesday: Roasted turkey, whipped potatoes w/ gravy, choice of fruit, roll and butter. Thursday: Chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, vegetable, choice of fruit, roll and butter. Friday: Specialty […]

Police activity



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 1: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $20.01 in gasoline. • April 2: A Buckeye Lake resident called police because a Mt. Perry man was intoxicated and refused to leave the resident’s home when asked. The man left before police arrived, but was spotted […]

Cyril Robert (Bob) Amspaugh



A military memorial service celebrating the life of Cyril Robert (Bob) Amspaugh, 86, of Newark, was held on April 6, 2010, at Jacksontown United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bob Byers and Pastor William Wayt. Military Honors were conducted by the Hebron American Legion Post #285. Burial was in Greenfield Township, Fairfield County. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, […]

Frances E. Hoskinson



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Frances E. Hoskinson, 96, of Newark, formerly of Brownsville, was held April 5, 2010, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Brownsville. Frances died early Thursday morning, April 1, 2010, following an extended illness. She was born in Newark on August 13, 1913, the daughter […]

James Edward Whitt



A memorial service, celebrating the life of James Edward Whitt, 55, of Buckeye Lake, who died March 29, 2010, will be held on Saturday, April 17th, 2010, at 1:00 p.m., at the Millersport United Methodist Church with Hospice Chaplain Debbie K Timmons as celebrant. James was born September 28, 1954, in Greenup, Kentucky, the son of the late Elmer Whitt […]

Waters Edge has something for everyone



BUCKEYE LAKE – Waters Edge Ministries Lay Speaker Rob Heptinsall made significant changes to his life and now encourages others to follow in his, and the Lord’s, footsteps. “It’s all about changing lives,” he said. Heptinsall said several years ago his life was not on a positive path, and circumstances reached the point where he looked to God and religion […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike – Friday April 16, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m, Free, donations welcome, meet at the Visitors Center deck. Experience The Arboretum at night! Kids and adults are welcome to attend one of our most popular programs as we hike through collections, grasslands and woodlands. Rainbarrel Workshop- Saturday, […]

Top 10 Tips for last minute tax filers



CINCINNATI – With the tax filing deadline close at hand, here are the top 10 tips the IRS wants you to know if you are still working on your federal tax return. 1. E-file your return. Don’t miss out on the benefits of e-file. Your tax return will get processed quickly if you use e-file. If there is an error […]

COTC to hold Discovery Day April 16



NEWARK—Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will hold its next Discovery Day information session on Friday, April 16, in the John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive, on COTC’s Newark Campus. A campus tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a general information session following at 10 a.m. Prospective students will learn about careers and educational opportunities available at COTC, as […]

New booster seat law is now in effect



NEWARK – A new booster seat law in Ohio took effect this week. All children younger than 8 or shorter than 4 feet 9 inches tall will be required to use a booster seat while riding in a vehicle. Those violating the new law will be fined from $25.00 to $75.00. Also taking effect is the requirement for children older […]


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