Writer lays out the dollar cost of annexation to Millersport



Editor: I did some research on what it would cost if a home in Walnut Township would be annexed into the Village of Millersport. I was astonished! Here are the facts: Millersport 64.45 Mill Per $100,000 Valuation = $1712.60. Walnut Township 53.75 Mill Per $100,000.00 Valuation = $1407.10. The difference is $305.50 more taxes for each $100,000 of value. This […]

Richard “Dick” W. Caudell



Richard “Dick” W. Caudell, 58, of Newark, passed away on February 22, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 31, 1953, in Newark, to the late Earl and Mabel (Massey) Caudell. Dick was a retired Newark City firefighter, 9-1-1 operator, and former chief of the Buckeye Lake Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing and was a member […]

Deloris E. Fischer



Deloris E. Fischer, age 81 of Lancaster, former resident of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away, February 23, 2012, at The Pickering House. She retired from Western-Electric in Columbus. She is survived by her children, Harold (Lydia) Fischer, Jr. and Carol (William) Solomon all of Baltimore; grandchildren, Elissa (Eric) Kellett of Lancaster, Amy (Scott) Madan of Baltimore, Rebecca Fischer and Ezekiel […]

Sandra “Sandy” (Fleischer) Griffin



Sandra “Sandy” (Fleischer) Griffin, age 66 of Kettering, formerly of Thornville, passed away on Feb. 26, 2012, at Kettering Hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, William Fredrick Fleischer; and her brother, William Walter Fleischer. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Rick Griffin; son, Kirk Wayne Griffin (Sharon); two grandsons, Kalab Taylor and Joshua Evans; mother, Elsie […]

Patsy E. Sayre



Patsy E. Sayre, 75 of Buckeye Lake, passed away on February 26, 2012, at Arlington Care Center. Patsy was born in Logan, Ohio on May 18, 1936, to the late Robert and Helen Marie (Harden) Sigler. Survivors include her significant other, Roland Brown of Buckeye Lake; children, Steve and Shelly; brothers and sisters, Norma, Pat, Billy, Mick, Dick and Jim; […]

Paul “Butch” Schneider Jr.,



Paul “Butch” Schneider Jr., 64, of Pickerington, passed away on February 22, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on January 13, 1948, to the late Paul F. and Annabel (Ety) Schneider. Butch retired from UPS after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Circle of Honor with UPS. He spent many […]

Rudy Reed remembered



Editor: The Jim Reed family of Baltimore would like to publicly thank the hundreds of people who attended the Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Rudy Reed on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Liberty Union in the 1936-1937 auditorium-gymnasium. The service was memorable thanks to the participation of Reverend James Melter; official, Del Barr; soloist. Gary Burke; video technicians and […]

Thanks from Petrey Family



Editor: Thank you for the family of Gene Petrey. We want to send out a BIG thank you to all those who donated their time baking and cooking food at out time of loss of our loved one and sharing it with us. We also want to thank those who gave flowers, cards and donations. All was beautiful, helpful and […]

Transportation available to free meal site



BUCKEYE LAKE – Offering free meals doesn’t do any good for people who have no transportation to them, said Buckeye Lake Village Council member Kaye Hartman Monday night. She said the Food Pantry Network of Licking County is working with the Licking County Transit Board to provide transportation for those in need who would like to take advantage of the […]

Benefit for Warthman children set



BUCKEYE LAKE – A benefit dinner in memory of Becky Warthman is set for 4 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Buckeye Lake. Last August, Becky Warthman of Millersport lost a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Matthew; and five children, including a set of triplets. Proceeds […]


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