Trustees hear about dogs, cats, fiscal officer, trash pickup



HEBRON – Union Township resident Joan Settina, who has a non-profit animal rescue, updated the Union Township Trustees on the status of the Licking County Animal Shelter Monday night. “People had concerns with the shelter for over a decade,” she said. A town meeting in Kirkersville in February drew more than 100 people to discuss the animal shelter and their […]

Thornville turning 200



THORNVILLE – The Village of Thornville celebrates its 200th birthday next year and is commemorating the event with a custom bicentennial pottery displaying a new village logo Thornville residents designed. The three-piece set includes a plate, vase/jar and piggy bank selling for $85. The village is offering presales, which must be paid at the time of presale, beginning July 6 […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Ohio Mushroom Society Mini- Foray- Saturday, July 10 or September 25, 9 a.m. – noon, Meet on Visitors Center deck. Come join several members of the Ohio Mushroom Society and take a leisurely walk through wooded areas of Dawes Arboretum looking for fleshy fungi. Participants will collect specimen finds […]

Clifford “Sam” Dale Bashore



Clifford “Sam” Dale Bashore, age 80 of Thornville, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at his home. He was born on February 15, 1930, in Somerset, one of five children to the late Lyman and Gertrude (Gilmore) Bashore. Clifford graduated from Thornville High School in 1947. He worked for the Shelly Company from 1948-1950 and then joined the US […]

Mary Louise Chapman



Mary Louise Chapman died suddenly June 15, 2010, at the age of 67. She was the beloved wife of 48 years of John H. Chapman, Jr.; loving mother of Tamara (Mark) Chapman-Wagner; devoted Nana of David and Amanda Wagner; stepmother of Stephanie Jones and Sondi (Louis) Aponte of Columbus; grandmother of Christin Jones and Lauren Lock; great-grandmother of Jessie and […]

Shirley A. Gainer



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Shirley A Gainer, 71, of Newark, formerly of Hebron, was held June 23, 2010, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Charles Mason as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Shirley died June 19, 2010, in Columbus following an extended illness. She was born January 9, 1939, in New […]

Jennifer K. Hedrick



Jennifer K. Hedrick, 39, of Canal Winchester, formerly of Baltimore, passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 17, 2010. Jennifer was a loving and caring daughter; an aggravating and loving sister; and a friend to everyone she met. She was a graduate of Liberty Union High School. Jennifer is survived by her mother and step-father, Mary Hart and Ron Price; brother, […]

Gregory A. Hughes



A Memorial Service for Gregory A. Hughes was held June 22, 2010, at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home with Pastor Don Simpson and Rev. Daniel Hughes officiating. Mr. Hughes was born March 10, 1954, in Newark to the late James Clayton and Thelma Eileen (Snoor) Hughes. He died Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at the Selma Markowitz Center operated by Hospice of […]

Joseph Lee Lovejoy



Joseph Lee Lovejoy, loving husband and father, age 48, of Thornville, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2010, at his residence from a battle with cancer. He was born on March 31, 1962, in Columbus, to Luther Lee and Olivia Sue (Hoffman) Lovejoy. As a child, Joe had a love and passion for baseball and dreamed of pitching for the […]

Janet Kay Raver



Janet Kay Raver, 56, of Baltimore, was called home to heaven to be with her savior on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after an eleven year battle with cancer. Janet was born November 3, 1953, in Lancaster. She graduated from Lancaster High School, earned a Bachelors degree in Education from Ohio University, and received her Masters Degree in Education Administration from […]