Betty Jane Holtsberry Clark



A memorial service, celebrating the life of Betty Jane Holtsberry Clark, 84, of Hebron, was held April 22, 2011, in the Hebron United Methodist Church, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Private burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery. Betty died early Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Newark following an extended illness. She was born in Newark on July 1, 1926, the […]

Clarence E. Mauger



Clarence E. Mauger, age 90, of Baltimore, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Fairfield Medical Center. He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Baltimore and a longtime farmer and member of the National Farmers Association. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 11 and the Baltimore […]

Gregory D. “Poodle” Vest



Gregory D. “Poodle” Vest, age 48, of Hebron, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Riverside Methodist in Columbus. Greg was born June 24, 1962, in Daniels, West Virginia, to the late Billy and Billie Jean (Worley) Vest. Greg was a 1980 graduate of Lakewood High School (Licking County JVS). He was employed by National Trail Raceway and was an […]

Poppy Day is May 7 in Millersport



MILLERSPORT – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 637 members will be distributing poppies downtown and in businesses starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. Poppy Day is sponsored each year by the American Legion Auxiliary to remind Americans of the sacrifice of life and health made by the men and women of our armed forces. They are handmade by our […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 17: An officer was dispatched to a fight at the end of West 1st Street. One of the combatants was a 20 year old male who was intoxicated and on probation. He was transported to the police station for a BAC test. At the station, he became violently angry and […]

May 7 & 8 are Ohio’s free fishing days



COLUMBUS – Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of “Free Fishing Days” on May 7 and 8 and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. For these two days only, Ohio anglers may fish in any of the state’s public waters without having to buy a fishing […]

Free Ohioana Book Festival is May 7



COLUMBUS – Readers of all ages and interests are invited to the fifth annual Ohioana Book Festival on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The festival will be held at the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center at 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd., Columbus, near downtown Columbus. The event is free and open to the public, no tickets or […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Arbor Day Festival – Saturday, April 30, beginning 10 a.m., It’s Arbor Day! Festival activities usher in spring and summer at the Dawes Arboretum, its busiest times. This Arbor Day Festival is an opportunity to learn about and show appreciation for what Mother Nature gives us and to spend […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of May 2. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza pocket, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby Snacks. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. Wednesday: Chicken & noodle bowl, whipped potatoes, roll and butter, and fruit crisp. Thursday; Cheeseburger, seasoned fries, and choice of fruit. Friday: Pizza, garden salad w/dressing, […]

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