We Still Remember



Lake area residents didn’t forget! Hebron Christian Church hosted a Community Service Sunday morning. Hebron Police Chief James Dean and Hebron Mayor and Madison Township Fire Chief Clifford L. Mason both took part in the service. Firefighters and police officers attended the service. Dean’ s son, Madison Township Police Officer Jim Dean played the bagpipe before and after the service, […]

Two chances to visit old middle school before demolition



By Charles Prince BALTIMORE – It’s time to say goodbye to the old Liberty Middle School. Bids to demolish everything except its now renovated auditorium are due September 19. Two last chance tour dates were set at Monday night’s school board meeting. The school will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 17 and 24. Visitors […]

Township to appeal C&DD landfill decision



MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees unanimously agreed Tuesday night to appeal Fairfield County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard E. Berens’ August 26 decision that a stateissued permit for a C&DD landfill preempts the local zoning ordinance. His decision is the latest in the more than three year battle over whether Jerry and Barbara Mock, owners of Walnut C&DD, can construct […]

Election Letters



Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 8 ballot are welcome. However, due to the expected volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. Election letters longer than 250 words WILL BE CUT! Letters must be ORIGINAL. Those addressed or copied to other publications or appearing there will NOT […]

Bowling Green Township park creates good memories



Editor: I attended the most recent Bowling Green Township Park Committee meeting. Attendance was sparse but that did not keep President Barb Wiseman from continuing forward on a positive course. This meeting was held in the park shelter house as a family party was going on in the park. It was a great opportunity to see first hand the fruits […]

Waterfront Grill plans on hold



BUCKEYE LAKE- It’s definitely not the Village of Buckeye Lake’s fault that restaurateur Eric Mason placed his plans for a North Shore restaurant on hold, said Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker. “We’ve been trying to help Eric Mason in any way possible,” he said. Mason announced that his plans for the Waterfront Grill – he owns the Grill on 21st […]

Daryl J. Berry



Daryl J. Berry, age 56, of Thornville, passed away September 8, 2011, at the Zusman House in Columbus. He was born December 4, 1954, in Smyrna, TN, to Joseph and Hazel Berry and graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1974, where he still has many friends. Daryl moved to Columbus and became President of Berry & Miller Construction, Inc. […]

Martha Boyer Walker Lindig



Martha Boyer Walker Lindig, age 93 of Baltimore, formerly of Grove City, passed away Monday September 12, 2011 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. Martha was a 1937 graduate of Carroll High School; a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Lithopolis; and a retired employee of International Harvester. She is survived by her nephew, Edward A. (Donita) Boyer of Carroll; and […]

Naomi Ruth Metty



Naomi Ruth Metty, age 89 of Lancaster, former resident of Baltimore, died Sunday, September 4, 2011, at the Pickering House. She was born in Basil, on July 25, 1922, to the late Sherman and Blanche Oberlander. Ruth loved to sew and was retired from Fashion Cleaners with 20 years of service. She also loved gardening, reading and cooking. She is […]

Bonita M. Shepherd



Bonita M. Shepherd, age 95, of Thurston, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at Lanfair Center in Lancaster. Bonita was a member of the Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Baltimore. She was born March 13, 1916, in East St. Louis, Illinois to the late John and Hazel Dickinson. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley (Robert) Boelk, of Lancaster; a […]


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