Robert James Fisher

Robert James Fisher, age 83 of Thornville, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011, at Winchester Place, Canal Winchester. He was born on September 14, 1927, in Junction City, to the late Urban A. and Stella L. (Sweeney) Fisher. He went to St. Mary’s school. He played baseball and basketball in high school. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. […]

William D. Hamm

William D. Hamm, age 77, passed away on July 22, 2011, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born on March 23, 1934, in Thornville, to the late Ivan and Idella (Long) Hamm. William is a life long member of Grace Lutheran Church. He is survived by his sons, Wade (Deborah) Hamm, James (Sue) Hamm, and Gary (Christi) Hamm; his sister, […]

Norma Hoffman

Norma Hoffman, 80, of Baltimore, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the Pickering House. She was born on October 26, 1930, to the late John and Helen (Lunsford) Withem. Norma is survived by her sister, Alberta Smith; cousin, Jerry Duncan; and friend and caregiver, Laura Robinson. In addition to her parents, Norma was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Bernard L. Mack

Bernard L. Mack, 88 of Thornville, passed away July 23, 2011, at the Genesis Morrison House Hospice. He was born on the family farm in Licking County on March 16, 1923, to the late Oscar and Laura (Gutridge) Mack. Bernard graduated from Jacksontown High School in 1941. He married Bernice Wilkins on August 17, 1942 at the Ziontown Brethern Church. […]

Virginia L. “Jinks” Melfi

A visitation celebrating the life of Virginia L. “Jinks” Melfi, 72, of Thornville, was held July 23, 2011, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Virginia died late July 20, 2011, in Lancaster, following a brief illness. She was born November 11, 1938, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary ( Schaaf) Fleming. She was […]

Floyd McGlone

A funeral service for Floyd McGlone of Thornville was held July 23, 2011, at the Boring- Sheridan-Schoedinger Funeral Home in Thornville, with Pastor Chip Koch officiating. Interment was in Zion Ridge Cemetery. Mr. McGlone was born in Carter, KY, on December 10, 1930, to the late Clayton and Eunice (Conley) McGlone. He died Wednesday July 20, 2011, at Fairfield Medical […]

Tammy Kay Mowery

Tammy Kay Mowery, 45 of Baltimore, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. She was a member of Fairfield Christian Church North Campus and a graduate of Liberty Union High School Class of 1984. I Hope You Dance I hope you never lose your sense of wonder You get your fill […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 16: A Millersport man said someone removed a guitar from his vehicle, which was parked at Z’s Village Market. According to the report, someone from a nearby church said he or she removed the guitar from the vehicle for safekeeping, and retuned the guitar to its owner. • July 17: […]


Liberty Union High School honor students named

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union High School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-weeks grading period. Distinguished “Gold Card” – All “A’s” Freshmen – Brandon Altiers, Travis Arnold, Parker Bozman, Caitlyn Bradford, Cassidy Caito, Casey Carrier, Grace Dils, Kaitlyn Engle, Wyatt Henderson, Jeanie McGarvey, Tristan Mooney, Jacob Motts, Bianca Piloseno, Shannon Tigner, Emily Unger, and Austin Vannatta. […]