Robert D. Bigi

Robert D. Bigi, 87, of Thornville, passed away January 10, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital, in the care and comfort of his wife, Alberta E. “Liz” (Gould) Bigi; son, Robert W.; daughter, Maryann; and granddaughter, Brii, at his side. Additional survivors include his son, Michael, of Newport Beach, CA; daughter, Laura, of Dallas, TX; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and […]

Glenn Allen Huber

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Glenn Allen Huber, 88, of Thornville, was held January 17, 2012, at the Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor William Beard as celebrant. Burial with full military honors followed at Kirkersville Cemetery. Glenn died late Thursday evening, January 12, 2012, (his 49th wedding anniversary), in Lancaster following a […]

Larry G. Lindsey

Larry G. Lindsey, 72, of Thornville, passed away Friday, January 13, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 28, 1939, in Ashville, OH, to the late Stanley and Della (Gary) Lindsey. He was a member of AMVETS No. 2893 and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Larry is survived by daughters, Lois Lindsey of Thornville and […]

James Isaac Roach

James Isaac Roach, age 92, died at Laurels of Norworth in Worthington, on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Jim was born November 18, 1919 in Columbus, to Earl Roach and H. Oleta (Coates) Roach. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 67 years, (Alma) Louise Roach on June 6, 2009; grand-daughters, Denise Powell and Corine Michelle […]

Raymond F. Snelling

Raymond F. Snelling, 89, of Lancaster, formerly of Baltimore, went home to the Lord on Thursday, January 12, 2012. Raymond was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church in Baltimore. He was a retired farmer and worked many years for Lancaster Poultry. He also enjoyed being a referee for chair volleyball. Raymond is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, […]

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

HEBRON – Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the first nine week gradng period. Principal’s List Grade 6: Kristen Aldridge, Ryan Binkley, Jenna Chorpenning, Amara Cummins,Mikaeli Davidson, Jensen Gardner, Shelby Graham, Remie Helt, Abigail Henthorn, Sydney Houdeshell, Olivia Janicki, Cassiday Justus, Kelsi Kessler, Annalora Nguyen, Abigail Padar, Sarah Reen, Tristan Warthman, and Hunter Young. Grade 7: Brook […]

Police, zoning move into new complex

UNION TOWNSHIP – It’s official. All of Union Township’s administrative functions have finally moved into the Union Township Complex on Beaver Run Road. The former offices on Refugee Road have been vacated. “We’re up and running,” said Union Township Administrator Paula Greene Tuesday. Greene, who functions as the township’s zoning administrator and police chief, said the zoning and police departments […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 11: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • Jan. 11: A Walnut Road woman reported her car was stolen as it idled near her home. The vehicle was later recovered but it was damaged. • Jan. 14: An officer […]

Three arrested in Fairfield Beach bar break-in

LANCASTER – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office detectives have charged William L. Steele and Kevin P. Runyon of Fairfield Beach, and Zachary A. Cross of Crooksville, with one count each of breaking & entering, a felony of the fifth degree. Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen said a Walnut Township resident called at 4:25 a.m. early Tuesday morning, January 17, to report […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Owl Prowl Night Hike – Friday, Jan. 20, 6 – 8 p.m. Watch a short indoors program on owls and then go on an owl prowl looking and listening for these nighttime creatures! $5/members free, registration required, meet at the Visitors Center. Grafting the Right Way- Saturday, Jan. 28, […]