Jonathan Allen Costlow



Jonathan Allen Costlow, age 40 of Akron, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2011, as a result of a tragic construction accident in Akron. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lee Hamrick. Johnny was a 1990 graduate of Watkins Memorial High School, served honorably in the US Army, and was employed by Kokosing Construction Co. He enjoyed running […]

Shirley Dale “Lemmy” LeMay



A funeral service, to celebrate the life of Shirley Dale “Lemmy” LeMay, 90 of Hebron, was held November 14, 2011, at the Criss- Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Celebrant Andrew Hoover officiating. Burial followed at Newark Memorial Gardens with the Licking County Veterans Alliance providing Military Honors. Lemmy was born in Coonville, Ohio, on June 7, 1921, to the late Shirley […]

Robert E. Litzinger



Robert E. Litzinger, 77 of Newark, passed away suddenly at his residence on November 14, 2011. He was born on June 13, 1934, in Newark to the late Francis and Frances (Reeb) Litzinger. At Robert’s request, there will not be any calling hours or services. He has generously chosen to donate himself to Ohio University’s anatomical program. Prior to retirement, […]

Samuel Robison



Samuel Edward Robison, age 63 , of Baltimore, passed away Saturday November 12, 2011 at his home. He attended St. Bernadette Church, and he attended Fairfield Industries for 20 plus years. He is survived by many loving friends who will greatly miss him. A service will take place on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home in Baltimore. […]

Nettie Jean Salmons



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Nettie Jean Salmons, 79, of Pataskala, will be held Friday, November 18, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Steve Beine officiating. Burial will follow at Harrison Township Cemetery, near Kirkersville. Nettie died suddenly, Tuesday, November 15, 2011. She was born June 27, 1932, in […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Nov. 12: A Neel Avenue man was cited for improper backing after he backed into a passing vehicle as he pulled out of his driveway. • Nov. 12: A North Carolina man was cited for running a red light on Hebron Road. • Nov. 13: An officer was dispatched to Scooter’s […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of November 21. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All-beef hot dog, mini baked tator puffs, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Cheesy breadsticks w/marinara sauce, vegetable choice, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, fruit crisp, and roll & butter. Thursday-Friday: No School – Thanksgiving Break Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken nuggets, […]

Lakewood AP students honored



HEBRON – Five students from Lakewood High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program(r) (AP(r)) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance […]

Hero’s actions in Vietnam honored 43 years later



WASHINGTON, DC – March 8, 1968 was a day Vietnam Veteran and Fairfield Beach resident Danny Phillips will never forget – and took him years to even discuss. “It was a weird day,” he said. Phillips was a member of the 101st Airborne Division where one of his duties was to serve as “point man,” or the soldier who would […]

Perry County Treasurer retires



NEW LEXINGTON – Longtime Perry County Treasurer Dave Wilson retired Saturday, Nov. 12, after 30 years as treasurer. Perry County Commissioner Lonnie Wood said Wilson had roughly 36 years’ worth of service into the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and decided it was time to step down. Wood said the Perry County Democratic Party would likely appoint someone to the […]


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