Charles James “Jim” Stires



Charles James “Jim” Stires, 82 of Thornville, passed away peacefully in his sleep, while surrounded by his loving companion of 29 years, Mary Brown and her family on July 12, 2011, at Autumn at the Lake, Thornville. He was the loving father of Craig (Jodi) Stires, Marsha (Bob) Lillie, Terri (Andy) Hume, Debbie Aston, Dawn (Matt) Kershner, and Linda Stires. […]

Lauren Kathleen Wright



Lauren Kathleen Wright, 16, of Thornville, passed away tragically July 4, 2011 as a result of an automobile accident. She was born March 1, 1995, in Columbus. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Linda Barnett; and great grandparents, Al (Doris) Kenreigh. Lauren is survived by her parents, Shannon (Ben) Mangon and Eric (Dodi) Wright; sisters, Brittany Chenault, Kylah […]

Carillon dedication set for this Sunday



KIRKERSVILLE – Seventeen years ago Jacqui Atwell Bowers, a life-long Kirkersville resident and member of the Kirkersville United Methodist Church, asked her family and friends to install a bell carillon in the church. Her request has now been fulfilled. The carillon was installed during Thanksgiving week last year. The carillon project also became a priority of William “Tyler” Copley’s family. […]

Can your home be found quickly?



HEBRON – Is your home a mystery to find? Can it be found quickly? • In an emergency? • When every second counts? • Especially at night? Unfortunately, emergencies can and do happen. When precious seconds can mean the difference between life and death you want to be sure that you’ve done everything you can to put the odds in […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 1: A Walnut Road man was arrested on a warrant. • July 2: A driver was cited for driving 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • July 2: A Columbus man said he was assaulted while visiting a friend at Buckeye Lake. The friend […]

Village picks new engineer for storm water project



BUCKEYE LAKE – Following what Buckeye Lake Village Council member Kaye Hartman called a “long evening” of deliberation, service committee members agreed that Jobes Henderson & Associates, Inc. of Newark is the best engineering firm to design and manage construction of a $503,000 storm water drainage project. The project will be funded with an Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) grant […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Little Buckeye Imagination Sessions: Wednesdays, June – August, 2 p.m.. Learn with a group as the creative educators of The Dawes Arboretum bring your family closer to the wonders of the natural world. Subjects include trees, flowers, weather and many creatures great and small. There is no telling what […]

Island tour to benefit Buckeye Lake Museum



BUCKEYE LAKE – If you have ever wanted to visit Circle Island in Buckeye Lake, the first ever opportunity is coming up Friday, July 29. The Buckeye Lake Historical Society has put together an island tour that includes Circle Island and NorthPoint Island. Guests will ride the Queen of the Lake II that will depart from Buckeye Lake State Park […]

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