Reverend Erladean Heffner



Reverend Erladean Heffner, 87, of Baltimore, entered the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Erladean was born on July 31, 1924, in Fairfield County to her parents, Harriet and Earl Mcbee. Her calling ultimately led her to the role of pastor of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Lancaster in January 1965 through her death. Erladean […]

Clint P. Hoshor



Clint P. Hoshor, age 85 of Baltimore, passed away at Rockmill Rehabilitation Center on January 9, 2012. He was born in Lockville, Ohio, to his parents Harold and Lulu Hoshor on January 24th, 1926. He was a cabinet maker and helped restore and build canal boats and other items for historical museums all over Ohio. He is survived by his […]

Cyril E. Irvine, Sr.



Cyril E. Irvine, Sr., 66, of Independence, IA, died December 31, 2011, at University Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, IA, following complications of surgery. Cyril was born Dec. 12, 1945, in Mount Vernon, the son of Ernest J. and Julia M. (Perry) Irvine. He attended Mount Vernon schools and married Gloria J. Williams on Jan. 10, 1965, in Buckeye […]

Pauline N. “Polly” Mauk



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Pauline N. “Polly” Mauk, 86, formerly of Pataskala, was held January 11, 2012, in the Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Chaplain Bob Keim as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Polly died late Saturday evening, January 7, 2012, at Wesley Ridge in Reynoldsburg, following an extended illness. She […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 31: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • Jan. 1: A Hebron man said someone broke into his Buckeye Lake property. • Jan. 4: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 16. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School – Martin Luther King Jr Day Tuesday: Pizza pocket, crisp oven fries, fruit, and Keebler® Animal crackers. Wednesday: Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, seasoned green beans, warm bread stick, and sherbet. Thursday: Beef nachos: taco meat, cheese, lettuce, bean corn salsa, choice of fruit, and chocolate […]

Levacy now unopposed for commissioner nomination



LANCASTER – Millersport Village Council President Dave Levacy is now unopposed for the Republican Party nomination to replace retiring Fairfield County Commissioner Judy Shupe. His opponent in the March primary, attorney Dan Barham, announced his withdrawal from the race at a January 5 Republican Party Executive Committee meeting. The committee was meeting to make its endorsements for the March primary. […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Home School Investigations- Worms and Friends – Tuesday, January 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., $5 per student at the Discovery Center. Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each 90-minute session includes hands-on science study correlated with the Ohio Academic Content Standards for […]

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