Carl Lester Daniels



Carl Lester Daniels, 76, of Thornville, passed away from this life into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, April 2, 2012. A funeral service, celebrating Carl’s life, will be held at the Lighthouse Memorial Church, 2600 Walnut Road, Millersport, on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Interment will be […]

Gloria Jean Garee



Gloria Jean Garee, 58, of Croton, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 2, 2012, with her family at her side. Gloria was born on December 13, 1953, to Isaac Wolfe and Lillian Hall. She worked as a tax professional at H&R Block in Johnstown. But, above all, she devoted herself to being a mother, grandmother, […]

Margaret E. King



Margaret E. King, age 99 of Millersport, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, the Women’s Guild, a 40-year member of the choir, Millersport Senior Citizens, Fairfield Beach Senior Citizens, Millersport TWIG 13, and Olivedale Senior Center. She is survived by her daughter, Carol King (Bill Yates); […]

Martha M. Littrell



Martha M. Littrell, 91, of Baltimore, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, at her granddaughter’s home. She was born December 10, 1920, in Fairfield County to the late Russell and Florence (Baugher) Groves. Martha was a member of the Dumontville United Methodist Church, AARP, Eastern Star, Pythian Sisters, Monticello Rebecca Lodge in Millersport, VFW Auxiliary #3761, and American Legion Auxiliary […]

Betty Jo Bugh Long



Betty Jo Bugh Long, age 85, a resident of Baltimore for over 59 years, passed away, Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on May 21, 1926, in Somerset. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Rondo Glenn Long; parents, Arthur and Lillian Crosson Bugh; in-laws, Perley and Myrtle Grace Souders Long; […]

Glenn Ray “Buddy” Lovejoy



A funeral service celebrating the life of Glenn Ray “Buddy” Lovejoy, 82, of Newark, will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, April 6, 2012, in the Jacksontown United Methodist Church, with Pastors Bob Byers and Carol Kirk as celebrants. Private family burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens. Buddy died Monday evening, April 2, 2012, at his home following […]

Basil V. Patterson



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Basil V. Patterson, 92, of Newark, will be held Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, with full military honors to follow at Kirkersville Cemetery. Basil died April 1, 2012, at his home following an extended illness. He was born August 4, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 28: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • March 28: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. • March 30: A Walnut Road woman said someone vandalized her vehicle. • March 30: […]

Bog cleanup days set for April 21, 28



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Friends of Cranberry Bog volunteer organization is being reactivated. The move comes after the Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society reached a multi-year agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to manage the state nature preserve for the State of Ohio. The historical society and the Friends are taking a proactive approach to prolong the life […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Create Your Own Backyard Arboretum- Saturday, April 14, 9 – 11 a.m. Learn firsthand from our horticulture experts how to create your “arboretum” at home. This class covers basic principles of design, great plant choices, and where to site plants. Additionally, our staff shares innovative and practical tips that […]


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