Martha Jean Cooperrider Anspach

Martha Jean Anspach, 82, of Newark, formerly of Jacksontown, died April 20, 2012, at her daughter in-law’s home in Powell, following a brief illness. Martha was born January 21, 1930, in Thornville, the daughter of the late Ivan and Cora (Shelly) Cooperrider. She was a 1947 graduate of Thornville High School and a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. Martha […]

Mary Lee (Handley) Arter

A funeral service for Mary Lee (Handley) Arter, age 82, of Buckeye Lake, was held April 20, 2012, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Inurnment took place at Newark Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Arter passed away at her residence April 18, 2012. She was born March 4, 1930, in Evansville, Indiana […]

Beverley (Loughman) Davidson

Beverley (Loughman) Davidson, 73, of Thornville, passed away April 22, 2012. She was born on June 15, 1938, in Newark, to the late Herbert and Elsie (Bauman) Loughman. Bev was a Red Cross swimming instructor for 50 years and a regular participant in the Millersport Community Theatre Minstrels. She was also the former owner of Village Lanes Bowling Alley in […]

Jo England

Jo England, age 89 of Hebron, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday evening, April 24, 2012, at her home following a lengthly illness. Jo was born March 1, 1923, in Ambridge, PA, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Piatnek) Seaman. She was a former owner of the Englemar restaurant in Hebron; a clerk at the Seymours […]

Sidney Manson Roberts

Sidney Manson Roberts, age 78 of Baltimore, peacefully ended his long battle with Parkinson’s disease at Rockmill Rehab, Lancaster, on April 22, 2012. He was born July 16, 1933, to the late Benjamin and Sallie Roberts in Buchanan, Virginia. Sidney joined the United States Navy at the age of 17 and served in the Korean War. He graduated from Tri-State […]

George Franklin Smith

A memorial service for George Franklin Smith, 92, of Glenford, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Hopewell United Methodist Church. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mildred E. Taylor

Mildred E. Taylor, of Baltimore, passed away at Logan Health Care Center on April 23, 2012. She was born in Fairfield County to Edward and Florence Shaner on Aug. 9, 1923. She was a member of the Thurston United Methodist Church; the Pythian Sisters; the VFW Ladies Auxiliary #3761; Rebekah’s Lodge of Millersport; and she was a past president of […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 18: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $45.02 of gasoline. • April 18: A London, Ohio, man said someone intentionally damaged his car. • April 19: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $20.06 of gasoline. • April 21: […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Arbor Day Festival – Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. It’s Arbor Day at Dawes Arboretum! Festival activities usher in spring and summer at The Arboretum, our busiest times. This Arbor Day Festival is an opportunity to learn about and show appreciation for what Mother Nature gives […]

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