Ruth L. Shields



Ruth L. Shields, 95, of Baltimore, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011, at Crestview Manor Nursing Home. Ruth was born August 14, 1915, in Pickerington, to the late Fred and Bertha (England) Moore. Ruth was a member of the Pickerington Rebekah Lodge and the Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Pickerington. Ruth is survived by her son, Walter K. (Judianne) […]

Lakewood honored for efficiency



GRANVILLE- Whenever school districts run into financial challenges, it seems like the faculty and classrooms are at the highest risk for cuts, said Michael Harlow, public policy consultant with Ohio Education Matters. Harlow met with Lakewood, Granville, and Licking Valley superintendents Tuesday after noon at the Granville School District Administration Building to recognize them for their districts’ non-instructional efficiencies. “We’re […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • May 6: A Buckeye Lake Goodwill manager reported that he believed an employee was taking drugs in a Goodwill rest room. The employee allegedly confessed to using heroin on the premises. Charges are pending. • May 18: A burglary was reported at the Real McCoy Skill Games. It’s believed that the […]

Prison escapee apprehended



BUCKEYE LAKE – A man who escaped from the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Facility at Hodgen, Oklahoma in 2005 was apprehended in Buckeye Lake Village Sunday following a bizarre series of events. “We’d been having problems with him for months,” said Buckeye Lake Police Captain James Hanzey. He said the escapee, Steven M. Capps, 38, was kicked out of his […]

Cemetery spruced up for Memorial Day



Schedule set for Buckeye Lake Fest



BUCKEYE LAKE – The complete schedule has been set for the inaugural Buckeye Lake Fest. Organizers are trying to recreate the days when Buckeye Lake was known as the “Playground of Ohio.” The festival is June 10-12 in Ryan-Braden Park, couple blocks west of Ohio 79. Parking will be available at the park. The fest features six amusement park rides, […]

Millersport Eagle candidates congratulated



Editor: I would like to congratulate Eagle Scout Candidates: Chris Fry, Nick Jones, Mikey Eberts and Michael Popo. These outstanding young men on May 22, brought great honor to our community, our country and to our service men and women. When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes torn, faded, or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with […]

Thanks to state park clean-up volunteers



Editor: I want to give out a big thank you to those who spent about three plus hours April 21 sprucing up Lieb’s Island and Fairfield Beach. We had a big group from Sheridan High School, a young man drove from Dublin to help and some of the board members of BLACA (Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association) showed their community […]

Pepsi Refresh project needs your votes



BALTIMORE – A local Pepsi Refresh project needs your votes. The Artist Within Workshop is seeking $50,000 through the national Pepsi grant program. The grant would be used to provide free creative opportunities to children in Baltimore and the surrounding area. You can vote through May at this link:http:// www.refresheverything.com/ theartistwithinworkshopllc

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Bonsai Show: Saturday, June 11 and Sunday June 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The Dawes Arboretum’s Ohio Regional Bonsai Show is a delightful event sure to engage all bonsai artists and enthusiasts. Demonstrations go on throughout the weekend and over 100 bonsai specimens will be on […]


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