Storm Dumps on Hebron

Four- inch rainfall causes flash flood

HEBRON – Beware the Ides of March, indeed! This year, March 15 was a particularly memorable one for Hebron and Buckeye Lake residents who experienced f lashing f looding and other weather related issues after a massive storm pounded the area with up to five inches of rain and up to one-inch hail. The storm started in earnest about 4:45 […]

Clay’s Cafe gets help from friends



HEBRON – Clay’s Café coowner Glenna Jones had just started working from her newly refurbished office when her mother called her at home early Thursday morning, telling her she should check on the restaurant. “I just finished my office a week ago,” said Jones, who found Clay’s Café under about three feet of water following the early Thursday morning torrential […]

Flood relief fund available



HEBRON – A modest relief fund is available for Hebron area residents who experienced flood damage. “Anyone can go to Park National Bank and fill the form out,” said Pastor Brian Harkness of Hebron New Life United Methodist Church. He said the Hebron Area Relief Fund was put in place at Park National Bank of Hebron at the bank and […]

Letters to the Editor



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A big THANKS for flood help



Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to say a big “THANK YOU” to the residents of Hebron and the many individuals, businesses, local governmental agencies and local churches who provided so much help to our community as we addressed the damages following the torrential downpour that occurred last Thursday. It is my understanding that 4.06 inches of rain […]

Buckeye Lake Village residents need know where their taxes are going



Editor: Buckeye Lake Village Mayor Rick Baker is planning to hire current water tech Toby Miller as Director of Public Utilities. He would have a $45,000 a year salary, the highest of ANY village employee. As far as I know, this opening was not advertised and Miller is the only person being considered. I encourage village residents to come to […]

Help cancer victims, research



Editor: On Monday, March 26th, Leghorn’s Restaurant, 850 South 30th Street in Heath, has generously agreed to donate a percentage of their sales from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1388’s Cancer Aide and Research Fund. We need all VFW members, Ladies Auxiliary members, and Men’s Auxiliary members to “Step Up” to the […]

Legal expenses increasing in Kirkersville



Editor: According to Kirkersville public records, $758 was spent in the month of January (2012) for gasoline for the two Kirkersville police cruisers. There were FOUR days in January where gasoline was purchased twice in the same day. Those purchases ranged from $39 to $89 for each day. In December, police officers spent $147.03 for gasoline just in ONE day, […]

Sheridan High School names honor students



THORNVILLE – Sheridan High School recently named its honor students for the third nineweek grading period. Principal’s List 9th Grade: Tyler Allen, Austin Bashore, Whitney Bobo, Zachary Bunting, Karlie Cade, Megan Clum, Collin Conrad, Kaitlyn Cooke, Makayla Corsi, Kylee Dittoe, Ethan Finck, Phillip Flautt, Katy Foltz, Luke Fox, Mattie Funk, Angela Hammond, Samuel Keeling, Nathaniel Kehn, Emily Mullins, Ryan Powell, […]

Norma Jean Cotterman



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Norma Jean Cotterman, 81, of Hebron, will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, with burial to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estates in Reynoldsburg. Jean died Wednesday morning, March 21, 2012 in Columbus, She was born July 14, 1930, […]


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