Assisted living apartments opening in Hebron



HEBRON – An old Route 40 motel that fell victim to the development of Interstate 70 is now the site for a new concept in assisted living. Avondale residents Bob and Erna Holland and their partners Jeff and Susie Kalinoski founded Custom CareGiving five years ago to provide non-medical assistance to anyone needing help living at home. Now they have […]

Health department offers travel clinic



NEWARK – Traveling over Spring Break? The Licking County Health Department offers a travel clinic serving adults and children who are traveling to international destinations”, said Health Commissioner Joe Ebel. “As families are making plans for Spring Break, we would like to take this opportunity to remind people of the importance of immunizations, especially if they are traveling overseas.” Diane […]

Mikee Anne (Soliday) Hoy



Mikee Anne (Soliday) Hoy, 77 years old of Galloway, passed away peacefully on January 27, 20111, after a courageous three year battle with cancer. Mikee passed away, surrounded by her loving family at Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus. Mikee was born and raised in Thurston, and graduated from Liberty-Union-Thurston High School. Mikee retired from AT&T, Columbus, after 30 years […]

Edgar Willard Knowlton, Sr.,



Edgar Willard Knowlton, Sr., 91 of Buckeye Lake, passed away early Friday morning, January 28, 2011 at his home. Sometimes known as “Fast Eddy” to his friends and family, he was the oldest of 13 children born to Edna (Dye) and Stephen Knowlton. He was born September 29, 1919, in Graysville, Ohio. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. […]

Sharon Landrum



Sharon passed away January 28,2011, in Kenly, NC. She was born in Columbus on October 19, 1947, to Arthur and Edna Walker. Sharon is survived by three daughters, Kim Cottrell of Marion, Candy (John) Clark of Thornville, and Sandy (Howard) Wescott, of Kenly, NC; five granddaughters, Trinity, Candace, and Kristy Turner, Stacy Lane, and Lyvionne Hook; grandson, Jeremy Wescott; and […]

Mona Lee Miller



Mona Lee Miller, age 75, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2011 at the Pickering House in Lancaster. She was born on April 12, 1935, to the late Leonard and Margaret (C) Glass. Mona was a member of the What’s Trump Euchre Club. She was a life time member of the Buckeye Lake VFW Post # 1388 Auxiliary, the Thornport […]

Melva L. Stollard



Melva L. Stollard, age 83, of Buckeye Lake passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was born on December 12, 1927, in Louisville, KY, to the late Frank and Marie (Naegele) Hamilton. Melva was very active in the Buckeye Lake VFW Post # 1388, a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She […]

Edna Martha Bachmann Woolard



A funeral service for Edna Martha Bachmann Woolard, age 97, of Newark, was held February 1, 2011, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newark, with Pastor William J. Rauch officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Edna passed away January 27, 2011, in Newark following a brief illness. She was born October 17, 1913, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to the late […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan 26: A Walnut Road man said someone stole a .38 Special handgun from his home. • Jan. 27: A Thornville man said someone stole items from his vehicle while it was parked at Buckeye Lake. • Jan. 29: Officer was dispatched to a Cliff Street residence on a disturbance call. […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 7. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Beef nachos w/ cheese & salsa, vegetable choice,fruit, and Rice Krispy Treat. Wednesday: Chicken & rice bowl, vegetable medley, mandarin oranges, and fortune cookie. Thursday: BBQ sandwich, potato wedges, choice of fruit, and mini ice cream sandwich. […]


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