Naturally Festive

Dawes readies for holiday season

JACKSONTOWN– Inclement weather delayed Dawes Arboretum’s decoration of the Daweswood House Museum for the arboretum’s Dec. 2 luminary tour, but Dawes Public Relations Director Laura Appleman said Dawes personnel worked together to have the museum ready on time. “ It’s just a nice way to kick off the holiday season,” she said. Dawes personnel were decorating the Daweswood museum with […]

Baltimore to try again for police levy



BALTIMORE – Any voters reconsidering last month’s rejection of a new four-mill police levy in light of last week’s layoff of two full-time police officers will have a chance to change their vote on March 6, 2012. Monday night, village council members unanimously approved the final step to put the four-year, four-mill levy back on the ballot. The resolution was […]

Coin toss decides race



NEW LEXINGTON – It was heads. A coin toss at the Perry County Board of Elections decided the outcome of a Thorn Township Trustee race between one-term incumbent Dick Boring and challenger Robert E. Coleman, who tied in official results with 692 votes each. Coleman won the toss. Unofficially, Coleman led Boring on election night by one vote – 690 […]

Village to seek electric power discounts



BUCKEYE LAKE – Almost everyone should be able to save some money, Buckeye Energy Brokers, Inc. president Thomas Bellish told village council Monday night. Buckeye Lake Village Director of Development Daniel Coffman has been working with Bellish to try to protect the village from possible AEP rate hikes through a governmental aggregation program. Simply put, Coffman said previously that Buckeye […]

Letters to the Editor



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‘Tell them “no” again’



Editor: Well it appears that an election does not matter to Village of Baltimore officials. They say that they have less monies coming in and expenses are higher, so they have made a decision to reduce the number of village employees. It looks to me like the employees to be lead off are not any of the higher paid positions. […]

Thanks for holiday decorations



Editor: On the behalf of the Village of Thornville, I would like to thank Mr. & Mrs.Gene Goldsberry for their generous donation towards the cost of our new seasonal decorations. Also, I would like to give a special thanks to Ron Koehler, Connor Smith, Gene and Bonnie Goldsberry, Dean Chalfant, Terry and Wanda Hupp, Ryan Packer, and Tom Rogers for […]

Thanks from the Cordle family



Editor: Thank you from the family of K. Scott Cordle. No words can express how we feel about the support we’ve received after the sudden loss of our husband and father. Thanks to the friends, co-workers, neighbors, classmates, golfing buddies, local churches, the Millersport Lions Club, responding squads and Pastor Mike for your love and prayers. We covet your prayers […]

Live Nativity set for Dec. 10



BALTIMORE – New Zion United Methodist will present it’s annual live nativity from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 10. Rain date will be December 11. Members of the church will portray the different Bible characters. Live animals including a camel will be in the scene as well as music. A “secret” family gift shop – all items are $1.00 […]

Kenneth “Scott” Cordle



Kenneth “Scott” Cordle, age 41 of Millersport, passed away suddenly November 23, 2011. He was born August 13, 1970, in Columbus to David Cordle and Elizabeth Plageman. He was a graduate of Westland High School and Ohio University. Scott was employed as a programmer analyst for 17 years at Grange Insurance. He was an avid golfer, sports enthusiast, and Reds […]


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