Singin’ o’ the Green

Millersport Community Theater celebrates Celtic tradition

MILLERSPORT – With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, the Millersport Community Theatre presents Shamrock Minstrel, directed by Mark A. Severance, at the Millersport Elementary Auditorium Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 8 p.m. All tickets are $8. The Shamrock Minstrel, with its enormous cast of local talent, features songs, dance, and comedy in the Celtic tradition. Minstrel […]

New wastewater lift station floods



THORNVILLE – Several factors contributed to a Thornville lift station flooding Feb. 25, said Ohio EPA Media Coordinator Erin Strouse. She said the lift station – just north of the Thornville corporation limit in the Hagan’s front yard – took on too much water following a two-inch rainfall, previous rainfall, some infiltration and inflow to the collection system, frozen ground, […]

Council members disagree over paving payment



BUCKEYE LAKE – Two Buckeye Lake Village Council members wanted to withhold the final payment to engineering firm M•E Companies and paving company Chemcote until they know specifically what will be done to repair potholes and cracks on village streets. Village streets were completely repaved just seven months ago following the installation of a public water distribution system. However, the […]

Paid in full!



It was another pay day for Chemcote and M•E Companies Monday night. Incredibly, five Buckeye Lake Village council members – Clay Carroll, Charlene Hayden, Hilde Hildebrant, Jeryne Peterson and Arletta Ruton – agreed to make the final payment for the street repaving project – $3,302 to Chemcote and $2,660 to M•E. Both companies have now been paid EVERY PENNY that […]

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March 14-20 is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week



Editor: I am one of millions of people who are committed to bringing us closer to a world free of Multiple Sclerosis. Every hour of every day someone is newly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body and stops people from moving. […]

Let us opt-out of public school funding



Editor: This is directed to Lakewood taxpayers. According to School Board President Judy White and Superintendent Jay Gault, no amount of money can be put on the safety of our children when it comes to busing. Unless of course you are trying to force a levy to pass. They cut busing last year to save money or blackmail taxpayers. Well, […]

Douglas Ray Barr



Douglas Ray Barr, age 51, of Pleasantville, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Fairfield Medical Center surrounded by family and friends. Doug is survived by his children, Zachary, daughter and son-in-law, Kaylee (Anthony) Wiscecup; wife, Kandy Barr; his mother, Julia Barr; granddaughter, Alexa; brothers, Brad and Keith (Jamie) Barr; nephew, Jordan Barr; and niece, Rylee Barr; father and mother-in-law, […]

John William “Bill” Clark



John William “Bill” Clark, age 75 of Broken Arrow, OK, entered eternal life February 17, 2011, in Tulsa. He was born January 24, 1936, in Baltimore, to Grant and Louise (Roshon) Clark. Bill served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. A longtime Rockwell tool grinder, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and an occasional drive. Most of all, Bill absolutely adorned […]

Mary Louise Lehman



Mary Louise Lehman, age 77 of Baltimore, died February 24, 2011, at her residence. She was a member of the Thurston United Methodist Church. She worked at the former Crown-Zellerbach Corp. for 14 years; was the former owner of Lehman’s Kozy Korner in Baltimore and worked for the former Lancaster Inn for 11 years. Louise was a very caring person […]


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