Mildred Opal Higgins



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Mildred Opal Higgins, 75, of Outville, will be held Friday, September 17, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with The Rev. M. Stephen Merold as celebrant. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery. Millie died Monday evening, September 13, 2010, in Columbus following a brief illness. She […]

George W. McClure III



A memorial service, celebrating the life of George W. McClure III, 69, of Heath, was held September 13, 2010, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Mr. McClure passed away Friday evening, September 10, 2010, at his home. He was born March 23, 1941, in Fayetteville, PA., to the late George W. […]

Mary Louise Parcher



A graveside inurnment service for Mary Louise Parcher, age 81, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, at Fairmount Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Kenat, Sr. officiating. The family will be receiving friends and family at the Parcher/Craig home following the service. Mrs. Parcher died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. […]

Devon M. Ratchford



Devon M. Ratchford, 37, Thornville,went to be with his mother, Aileen, on Friday, September 3, 2010. An Eagle Scout and a graduate of Wittenberg University and Kettering College of Medical Arts, Devon was a Physician Assistant for Diley Medical Group in Pickerington. He is survived by his beloved son, Ryan; brother, Chris; father, Robin (Sandy); and aunt, Kitty. A Memorial […]

Ruth Ann Starner



Ruth Ann Starner, age 74, of Thornville, passed away Thursday, September 09, 2010, at the Pickering House. She was a former employee of the Lancaster Parks and member of “Friends of the 8Parks”. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James M. Starner; daughter, Bonnie L. (Gary) Coey; sons, James E. (Paula) Starner, Richard L. Starner, Charles W. […]

Wilda J. Strait



Wilda J. Strait, age 94, of Thornville, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born in Summit Station on May 6, 1916, to the late Barton and Myrtle (Davenport) Tharp. She was a member of the Summit Station United Methodist Church and her family was her life. Wilda is survived by her son, Carl (Nancy) […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Hebron • Aug. 15: A driver was cited for driving outside the marked lanes on South High Street and for not having a driver’s license. • Aug. 15: A guest at the Best Western Lakewood Inn told police she saw a truck driver in his 60’s swimming with a young girl. She said the […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of September 20. Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, smiley fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Cheesy breadstick w/dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. 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: Pizza, garden salad w/dressing, […]

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