Roderick Roger Ford



Roderick Roger Ford, 77, of Baltimore, passed away peacefully December 28, 2010, at the Pickering House. He was born December 11, 1933, in Fairfield County. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth Ann; sons, Jeffrey (Karen) Ford of Tyler, Texas and Gregory (Rena) Ford of Baltimore; five grandchildren, Jamie, Joshua, Sarah, Andrew, and Thomas; two great grandchildren, […]

Kevin Fox



Kevin Fox, 29, of Buckeye Lake, passed away unexpectedly in Mesa, Arizona on Saturday, January 1, 2011. Kevin was kind hearted, loving, hard working, and would gladly help anyone. He enjoyed drawing and NASCAR. Tony Stewart was his favorite driver. Kevin is survived by his parents, Greg and Doris Fox; grandparents, Shirley Fox and Ray and Alice Wagner; and many […]

Carole Lackey



A celebration of life reception for Carole Lackey, 69, of Pataskala, will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the family residence, 22 Nichole Ct. in Pataskala. Carole died late Tuesday evening, January 4, 2011, at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Columbus, on March 14, 1941, the daughter of the late William […]

Anne Elizabeth McLaughlin



Anne Elizabeth McLaughlin, age 93, of Baltimore, passed away Sunday, January 9th, 2011, at the Pickering House. She was born to Perry and Anna Baker at Flatwillow, MT on July 19, 1917. She was an active member of the Pickerington Church of Christ until 6 years ago when her health started to significantly decline. She is survived by her daughter, […]

Ruth Louise Moore



Ruth Louise Moore, 86, of Thornville, died Saturday, January 8, 2011, at Adams Lane Care Center, Zanesville. She was born February 2, 1924, in New Lexington, to the late Lester and Agnes Catchpool Carney. Mrs. Moore was a homemaker and Catholic by faith. She is survived by two sons, Ronald L. Moore of Somerset and Gary E. Moore of Zanesville; […]

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Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 7: A Walnut Road man reported his 19-year-old son missing. The son was later located. • Jan. 7: A Newark man said someone stole property from his vehicle when it was parked in Buckeye Lake Village. • Jan. 10: Another Newark man said someone stole property from his vehicle when […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike: Friday, January 21, 6 – 8 p.m. Free, donations welcome. Meet at the Visitors Center deck. 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. Night hikes are for individuals, […]

ODNR provides ice safety tips



COLUMBUS – Ohioans are reminded to use extreme caution during winter while venturing onto frozen waterways and to be prepared to handle an emergency should someone fall through the ice, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). As some of the lowest temperatures of the season arrive, some people may be tempted to venture out onto the ice […]

Children’s eBooks available



NEWARK – Licking County Library was recently awarded a Sylvan Dell School and Library Resource Grant. The grant provides a oneyear free trial of their eBook Site License with 55 titles. These eBooks can be read in either English or Spanish. The user can choose to read the book or listen to an audio recording. Look for the big blue […]


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