Soccer showcase set for Saturday



MILLERSPORT – The Walnut Township Athletic Association is sponsoring the first ever Millersport Lakers Soccer Showcase. from 4 -10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Millersport High School Stadium. The event starts with a 5 p.m. exhibition soccer game featuring either a 5/6th Grade game versus a Northridge team or a game between two Millersport 3/4th Grade teams. The […]

Tornado touches down outside Somerset



SOMERSET – The National Weather Service’s Wilmington Forecast Office confirmed that an EF-O tornado touched down near West Rushville around the 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16. The NWS said the initial touchdown was on Fairfield Union Road. It moved east for approximately three miles. There were no fatalities or injuries. These photos were taken south of US 22 and […]

Buckeye Lake officer accidentally shot



LANCASTER – The Fairfield County prosecutor and Lancaster law director agreed injuries Buckeye Lake Officer Jim Petrey sustained during training at a Lancaster shooting range were accidental. Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office Detective James Nicolia said bullet shrapnel from Buckeye Lake Captain James Hanzey’s shotgun hit Petrey in his hand, stomach, and arm. “(The bullet) hit a brick wall first,” said […]

Former Millersport pastor charged



HEBRON – A Millersport pastor was charged with sexually battery after a Hebron woman told police that the pastor was having inappropriate relations with her 16-year-old daughter. Daniel Monk, former pastor of Millersport’s Souls Harbor Pentecostal Church, was to go before a grand jury Sept. 23 on a charge of sexual battery, said Licking County Assistant Prosecutor Dan Huston. He […]

Lakewood levy forum set for Sept. 30



HEBRON – If you have questions about the proposed Lakewood levy on the Nov. 2 ballot or how the district is run, here’s your opportunity to get some answers. The Lakewood Levy Committee and the Board of Education are sponsoring a community forum on Thursday, Sept. 30, in the high school auditorium. The session starts at 7:30 p.m. with several […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Music in the Garden- Third Sunday of the month, through September, 1:30 – 3 p.m., “Delightful Sounds.” Stroll through the All Seasons Garden and soak up the beauty while listening to the lovely sounds of music. Concerts are free of charge and are scheduled from 1:30 – 3 p.m.. […]

Wesley Eugene “Butch” Anderson



A memorial service to celebrate and honor the life of Wesley Eugene “Butch” Anderson, 61, of Thornville, will be held Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. at his residence, 9420 Ridenour Rd, Thornville, with Pastor William Hunt as celebrant. Butch died early Sunday morning, September 19, 2010, at home following an extended illness. He was born April 18, 1949, […]

Russell E. Mann, Sr.



Russell E. Mann, Sr., age 87, of Baltimore, died at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010. He was a member of Fairfield Christian Church and attended Faith Memorial Church. He retired from AT&T after 25 years of service. He was a WWII Veteran participating in both Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a […]

Jack E. Roshon



Jack E. Roshon, age 81, of Baltimore, passed away Friday, September 10, 2010, at Crestview Manor Nursing Home. He was a member of St. Michaels United Church of Christ; a retired supervisor at Rockwell International, Newark; a Mason; avid bowler and golfer, former president of the Liberty Union Athletic Boosters; and a member of the VFW and Baltimore Fish and […]

Richard Henry Tussing



Richard Henry Tussing, 89, of Baltimore, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2010, at Heartland- Fairfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 9, 1921, to the late Wilson and Mabel Pheister Tussing. He belonged to Trinity United Church of Christ of Baltimore and served as the Sunday School Superintendent for many years. After serving in the US Navy for […]


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