Foster Lee “Rocky” Campbell, Sr.



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Foster Lee “Rocky” Campbell, Sr., 68, of Hebron, will be held Friday, March 11, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Dave Mason as celebrant. Burial will follow in Wolf Cemetery, Haydenville, Ohio. Rocky died Monday, March 7, 2011, in Columbus, following a brief illness. […]

John E. Clum



John E. Clum, age 92 of Thurston, died Friday, March 4, 2011, at the Pickering House. He was a member of the Thurston United Methodist Church and owned the former Wolfe Trucking Company. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and was twice a Past Master and member of the Baltimore Masonic Lodge #475 F&AM, the […]

Wilma Gabriel



Wilma Gabriel, age 85, of Millersport, passed away Monday, March 7th, 2011, at the Pickering House. She was a member of the Millersport United Methodist Church, the Methodist Women’s Group, Twig # 13, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Millersport Lions Club. She is survived by her children, Randy (Betty) Gabriel of Hilliard, Melanie (Mike) Bordner of Commack, NY, and Walter […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 5: An officer recognized a vehicle whose driver promised to repair several lights that weren’t operating by the end of February. The lights were not repaired and the driver was cited for equipment violations. • March 6: An officer received a call that a stolen vehicle was traveling eastbound on […]

Irene M. Kellner



Irene M. Kellner, age 88, of Baltimore, died February 28, 2011, at the Fairfield Medical Center. She worked for the former Crown-Zellerbach Corp. in the payroll department for over 30 years and then for 10 years at the former Gaulden Manor Nursing Center in Baltimore. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church and was a 50 year […]

Shela June Crist Koker



Shela June Crist Koker, age 86, of Baltimore, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and an avid crotchetier and cake decorator. She was a very religious person who helped several churches in the area and supported several charities. She is survived by her daughters, Roberta (Ronald) Barnhard of New Albany and Joyce […]

Free tax help available



BUCKEYE LAKE – American Association of Retired Persons once again will provide “free” tax preparation at the LEADS Buckeye Lake Center, 5312 Walnut Road (Ohio 79), Buckeye Lake, for low to middle-income tax payers with special attention to those 60 years and older. LEADS is now scheduling appointments. Call the Newark Center at 740-345-1391 to schedule an appointment. AARP volunteers […]

Landings at Maple Bay development is for sale



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Landings at Maple Bay could be yours, if you have an extra $1,181,250. The upscale condominium development was to be located to the south and wet of Hunts Landing Road. Plans included a constructed canal to link its constructed harbor to Buckeye Lake, a bridge to carry Hunts Landing Road over the new canal, a marina […]

Flood insurance can minimize losses from floods



COLUMBUS – As the flood waters begin to recede around the state, Ohioans are beginning to assess the damage caused by the recent rains and flooding. Ohio Lt. Governor and Ohio Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor reminded Ohioans that purchasing flood insurance can offset much of the cost of the damage caused by flood waters and encouraged them to […]

Northern Local sets kindergarten registration



THORNVILLE – Northern Local School District will hold preschool and kindergarten registration on Tuesday, March 22, from noon – 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Sheridan Middle School Library. Registration packets are available at elementary buildings as well as the district office. The packet contains forms to be completed and […]


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