Mary Alice Foster

Mary Alice Foster, 79, of Thornville, died May 4, 2012, at Hocking Community Hospital following an extended illness. She was born March 6, 1933, in Newark, the daughter of the late Warren and Helen (Sheppard) Swartz. She was a 1952 graduate of Newark High School. A homemaker, Mary Alice was an active member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles Auxiliary #2801. […]

Phillip “Rodney” Higgins, Jr.

A Celebration of Life Service for Phillip “Rodney” Higgins, Jr., age 56 of Thornville, was held May 5, 2012, at the Bible Temple of God Church, Newark, with Rev. Steve Robinson and Rev. David Lombardi officiating. Rodney was born in Waynesburg, PA, on September 7, 1955, to Phillip R. (Margaret) Higgins of Blacksville, WV and Norma (Joe) Hostutler of Morgantown, […]

Karen Marie Huth

A Memorial Mass for Karen Marie Huth, age 72, of Millersport, was held on May 8, 2012, at St. Pius X School, Reynoldsburg, with Msgr. David Funk officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin. Karen passed away on May 1, 2012, at Kindred Healthcare- Newark surrounded by her family. She was born August […]

Peter Allen Netzela

Peter Allen Netzela, 80, of Granville, passed away on May 07, 2012, at his home. He was born on November 3, 1931, in San Francisco, California to the late Peter and Georgia (Stroup) Netzela. Peter graduated from Jackson High School, Jackson, Michigan, and The Ohio State University. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War era, and a […]

Hebron Elementary names honor students

HEBRON – Hebron Elementary School recently named its honor students for the third nineweek grading period. Principal’s List Kaleb Phillips, Justin Joliet, Lannah Prysi, Michael Graham, Trinity Smith, Quonaiah Body, Jacob Pham, Taylor Stafford, Johnathon Whitt, Coralyn Sager, Grace Richards, Kylie Berry, Raekwon France, Erica Mitchell, Ashley Poling, Austin Williamson, Cole McMillen, Roger Taylor, Zander Reedy, Hendrix Woodward, Aidan Bowman, […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • May 4: An officer stopped a man who was riding a bicycle after a person told the officer that the rider stole it. As the officer was speaking to the bicycle rider, two women told the officer they witnessed the man beating on windows in the Family Dollar shopping area and […]


100th Annual Alumni Banquet for Kirkersville School set

KIRKERSVILLE – The 100th Annual Alumni Banquet is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, in the Heritage Hall of the Kirkersville School. All graduates, associates, and friends are urged to attend this historical event. Anyone who ever worked, or attended school, at Kirkersville is welcome. Please call Anna May Collins (740-522-4447) or Don Oyler (740-924-5113) for more details. […]

Buckeye Lake food pantry moves into old library

BUCKEYE LAKE – The grand opening isn’t until Monday, May 14, but the new Buckeye Lake Food Pantry opened its doors Tuesday morning. “All that hard work pays off,” said Melissa Castle, a LEADS client service specialist who operates the food pantry, which is located in the former Buckeye Lake Library building on West 1st Street. Castle said the first […]

Jackson Intermediate School names honor students

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently named its honor students for the third nine-week grading period. Principal’s List 3rd Grade – Elizabeth Damron, Ryan Davis, Lincoln Stickdorn, Shelby Black, Lindsey Griffith, Jessica Shook, Luke Aleshire, Sydney Mason, Colten Vierstra, Lynsey Benson, Brandi Hafen, Riley Jones, Caleb McAlpine, Carson Warthman, Mickenzie Malone, Kaylee Padar, Megan Gall, Eve Woltz, Madison Eckard, Haleigh […]