School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of April 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Hip dippers, green beans, choice of 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 […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 11: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • April 11: A driver was cited for going 53 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • April 11: A driver was cited for going 53 […]

Julia F. Ash



Julia F. Ash, age 89, of Baltimore, passed away April 10, 2010, at Heartland Fairfield Nursing Center. She was a co-owner of the Ash-Morrison Tomato Co. and she was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church in Proctorville. She is survived by her daughter, Julia (Larry) Hoover of Millersport; grandchildren, Melissa Hoover of Pleasantville, Rebecca Hoover of Millersport, […]

Darlene Sue McElroy



Darlene Sue McElroy, 58 of Thornville, passed away at Tuscany Gardens on April 7, 2010. She was born on June 13, 1951 to Charles and Martha (Russell) West in Columbus. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, John McElroy; brother, Ernie (Vicki) West; roommate and special friend, Jennie Wehr; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at […]

Helen Faye Hall



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Helen Faye Hall, 75, of Pataskala, will be held Friday, April 16, 2010, at 11:00 am in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastors Connie Taylor and Ray Sunkel as celebrants. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery, Jacksontown. Helen died late Monday evening, April 12, 2010, in Newark following an […]

Fern Elizabeth Price



Fern Elizabeth Price, age 91, of Hebron, passed away on April 6, 2010, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center in Newark. She was born on December 11, 1918, to the late Clayton and Grace (Fitch) Smith. Fern was raised by Raymond and Bessie Fitch. She enjoyed researching her families genealogy. Fern is survived by her children, Joyce (Vernon) Ridenbaugh, Harold […]

Homer Aurand Rentz



Captain Homer Aurand Rentz, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), died Monday, April 12, 2010, at his residence. He was born September 27, 1929, in Toledo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian in 2003 after 51 years of marriage; father, Homer Sr., in 1930; mother, Edith Johnson- Rentz-Minder in 1991; and stepfather, Harold Minder in 1972. He is survived by […]

Fred Robertson



Fred Robertson, age 66, of Glenford, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville. He was born on September 27, 1943, in Marlinton, West Virgina to the late Hunter and Bertha (Burgess) Robertson. Fred is survived by his wife, Georgina; children, Mark (Sherry) Robertson, Aren (Barb) Robertson, Keith (Maria) Robertson, Gina (Dwight) Stickle, Brian Robertson, Vickie […]

Waneda Webb



A Mass of Christian Burial for Waneda Webb, 95 of Buckeye Lake, was held April 14, 2010, a at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, with Father William J. Ferguson officiating. Burial followed at Claibourne Cemetery in Union County. Waneda was born on June 17, 1914, to the late Frank and Louis Wyckoff. She passed away on April 10, 2010, at […]

Middle School construction could start May 1



BALTIMORE – Contractors may get approval by May 1 to start constructing the new middle school, architect Joe Schappa told Liberty Union Thurston school board members Monday night. “The building pad (built last summer) stood up well over the winter,” he reported. Bids were opened March 9 with the five construction packages totalling $7,539,900, $572,409 or 7.1 percent below the […]


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