Assistance with heating bills now available



NEWARK – LEADS Community Action Agency will have funds available for incomeeligible households with their gas and electric bills through the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Winter Crisis Program. To qualify, the household must be in a disconnect/off status. Assistance is also available for bulk fuel, like propane, fuel oil, wood, kerosene or coal, if you […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike: Friday, Dec. 17, 5 – 7 p.m. 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, Free, donations welcome, meet at the Visitors Center Deck. Storybook Science: Signs of Winter […]

Jean L. Boring



Jean L. Boring, age 86, of Canal Winchester, died December 8, 2010, at the Sterling House in Lancaster. Born May 30, 1924, in Baltimore to the late Charles & Lily (Poling) Seever, she was a graduate of Liberty Union High School. She was retired from North American Rockwell, and was a member of New Life Christian Center in Lancaster. She […]

James W. Hilliard



James W. Hilliard, 81, of Thornville, died December 10, 2010, at his residence. Jim was born August 14, 1929, in New Lexington, the son of the late Enoch and Alice Sands Hilliard. He worked at the tile plant and later retired from Kaiser Aluminum in Newark. Surviving are his wife, Joanne King Hilliard of the home; two sons, William T. […]

Harry Lee Hoover



Harry Lee Hoover, 80, of Glenford, died December 13, 2010, at the OSU Medical Center. Harry was born March 20, 1930 in Glenford, the son of the late Grover Cleveland and Clara Leota Ridenour Hoover. He was a 1948 graduate of Glenford High School. Harry received a Bachelor Degree in History from Manchester University and taught in the Urbana area […]

Robert Charles Kiehborth



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert Charles Kiehborth, 75, of Pataskla, was held December 14, 2010, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, with Pastor Rocky Brown as celebrant. Robert died peacefully December 10, 2010, at his home, surrounded by his family and friends following an extended illness. He was born March 28, 1935, in Cincinnati, the […]

Robert Lee Mitchell



Robert Lee Mitchell, 44, of Thornville, formerly of Lancaster, passed away December 9, 2010, at his residence. Robert was born August 26, 1966, in Lancaster. Surviving are his wife, Patty Mitchell of Thornville; children, Erica Nicole Mitchell of Florida, Jessica Sue Mitchell of Lancaster, Katherine Dawn Burtnette of Thornville, and Joseph Michael Burtnette of Coshocton; six grandchildren; mother, Sharon Connell […]

David C. Persons



A memorial service for David C. Persons was held December 12, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church, Granville with Rev. Thom Lamb officiating. David died unexpectedly December 7, 2010, at his home in Granville. He was born November 1, 1950, in Houston, Texas to the late John V. and Bernice (Fertsch) Persons. A 1969 Mt. Gilead High School graduate, David moved […]

Phyllis Anne Phillips



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Phyllis Anne Phillips, 79, of Millersport, will be held Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Alberta Thompson as celebrant. Phyllis died Sunday, December 12, 2010, as a result of injuries she sustained in an automobile accident in Licking County. She was […]

Harold “Dutch” Stilwell



Harold “Dutch” Stilwell, age 85, of Pataskala, passed away at Altercare of Valley View Nursing Home on December 11, 2010. He was a member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, and attended St. Michaels United Church of Christ; he was also a member of the Lancaster Old Car Club, the Baltimore VFW, and the Pickerington Senior Citizens. He is […]


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