M. Lousie (Susie) Gierhart



M. Lousie (Susie) Gierhart, age 97 of Baltimore, died February 8, 2012, at Crestview Manor Nursing Center. She was a lifetime member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Baltimore. She is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Shirley and Thomas Farrell, Columbus and Pamela Schaffner, Baltimore; sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Carole Gierhart, Barefoot Bay, FL, Greg and Laurel Gierhart, […]

Brenda K. Haines



Brenda K. Haines, age 47, died in an automobile accident on February 11, 2012. She worked at Meijer in Reynoldsburg for 24 years as a cake decorator and at CVS in Columbus. She enjoyed bowling and loved going to concerts. She is survived by her mother, Nancy Haines of Thurston; sisters, Terry Lehman of Hebron, JoAnn (John) Estep of Logan, […]

Carlos Dale Jones



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Carlos Dale Jones, 79, of Hebron, was held February 14, 2012, at the Hebron home of the Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor William VanMeter, of the Hebron Church of the Nazarene as celebrant. Burial followed at Fairmount cemetery, Jacksontown, with full military honors. Carlos was born in Clintonville, WV, the son […]

Sarah I. Scheidegger



Sarah I. Scheidegger, 82, of Millersport, passed away on February 9, 2012. Sarah was a member of Mt. Zion Church in Baltimore and enjoyed activities at the church. She also enjoyed crocheting, baking, and cooking. Sarah is survived by her daughters, Patricia ( Steve) Lama of Baltimore and Beverly (George) Rice of Baltimore; sons, Robert Scheidegger of Glenford and David […]

Heating assistance available



BUCKEYE LAKE – LEADS Community Action Agency now has funds available to assist income eligible households with their heating bills. Households must be in a disconnect status with their gas or electric bill, or at ten days or less on bulk fuel supply. For income guidelines and further information, contact your the Buckeye Lake LEADS Center at 928-4481.

Streets will be open during stormwater project



BUCKEYE LAKE – Jobes Henderson & Associates, Inc. engineers assured Buckeye Lake Village Council members that most streets would maintain at least one lane of traffic during a storm water project, with one exception. Engineer Scott Haines told council members Monday night that 6th Avenue would experience “rolling closure,” meaning that residents could still reach their homes, but the part […]

‘Watchdog’ checks police logs, animal shelter



Editor: Continued from last week… The log sheets of the Kirkersville Police officers are, to say the least, interesting. It appears as though one of the seven officers issues one citation for about every hour of work. On one occasion, however, an officer worked 3.5 hours and issued six tickets (9 citations total) to six different people. But only two […]

Writer wonders about Baltimore voters



Editor: Much has been said about the November 2011 election, and I would like to discuss what I think is happening concerning the Baltimore voter and their overall happiness with the administration of this village. Based on the 2010 U.S. Census, there are 2,996 people living in Baltimore where 550 are senior citizens and approximately 2,234 are of voting age. […]

Patriotic Art Contest set for high school students



Editor: The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW has been encouraging patriotism through a program/ contest called The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The deadline is March 31, 2012. This is open to students in grades 9 through 12. Home schooled students are eligible to participate. Art must be on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 8: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Myers Avenue. • Feb. 8: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • Feb. 8: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour […]


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