Thanks for Kid’s Fishing Rodeo



Editor: What started off last year as an event sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW 1388 has grown into a major event with the Men’s Auxiliary and support from the VFW Post 1388. I want to thank the Men’s Auxiliary members for all their help. So many to thank, so little space. First, Mike Cook. He did just […]

William E. Clausen



William E. Clausen was born March 11, 1938, in Rochester, Pennsylvania, and died August 10, 2011, in Newark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Thelma Clausen; and daughter, Carol Anna Clausen (Thomas). Bill is survived by wife of 47 years, the Rev’d Kathryn Clausen of Millersport; and son and daughter-in-law, David and Diana Clausen of New […]

James A. Getz



James A. Getz, age 80, of Baltimore, passed away peacefuly at his home on Saturday, August 13, 2011. He was a 1949 graduate of Liberty Union High School, supervisor at Crown Zellerbach, part time farmer, and a U.S. Marine Veteran. James is survived by his wife, Mary Maxine Getz of Baltimore; son, Craig (Cynthia) Getz, of Baltimore; step daughters, Vickie […]

Stone Parker



Stone Parker, age 69, of Thornville, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, August 11, 2011. Stone was born August 26, 1941, in Iowa City to the late Dr. Dean Parker and Frances (Stotts) Parker. He earned his bachelor’s degree in education from Central Washington State College and a master’s in mathematics from Ohio University. Stone served in the […]

Barbara “Bobbie” Sue Parsell



Barbara “Bobbie” Sue Parsell, age 73 of Hebron, passed away on August 14, 2011, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was born at Newark, on October 26, 1937, to the late Clyde “Ray” and Willa Marie (Stradlay) Cochran. Bobbie was adored by her family and was an outstanding wife, mother, and grandma. She retired from the accounting department at […]

Harold E. Young



Harold E. Young, age 63, of Baltimore, passed away at Mt. Carmel East Hospital on Friday, August 12, 2011. He worked for 38 years for Buckeye Steel Castings. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Kathy Young of Baltimore; daughter, Becky (Nick Rainier) Young Dray of Pickerington; son, John […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Reports were not available this week. We will catch up next week. Hebron • June 25: Police were called to the Kroger store on a report of a woman caught on security video putting a deli sandwich and a whole rotisserie chicken into her handbag and trying to walk out of […]

Thorn Township Fire Department to add part-time paid staff this fall



THORNVILLE – Thorn Township Trustees have approved a proposal to establish two EMSfirefighters at the Zion Road fire station 12 hours a day, five days a week giving the township a vastly improved response time. The all-volunteer department has difficulty making fire and squad runs during the week when most of the volunteers are working at their full time jobs. […]

Sweet Corn Festival returns for its 65th year Aug. 31- Sept. 1



Editor: In a few weeks the 65th Sweet Corn Festival will be held on August 31 – September 3 in Millersport. Much effort goes into the planning, preparation and execution of our area’s largest volunteer fundraising project. Without the support of several hundred businesses, elected officials, community groups and our tolerant neighbors, the Millersport Lions Club would not be successful. […]

What about the cats?



Editor: I live in Millersport on Park Street. I have a problem with cats around my house as they get in my flower garden and all over my cars. They do their business in my yard and it smells very bad. If my dog was running loose, the dog warden would pick him up. Besides he has a license. Why […]


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