James “Jim” Foucht



James “Jim” Foucht, 51, of Thornville, passed away July 16, 2012. He was born on February 2, 1961, in Hamilton County, Ohio to Willard Foucht and Betty (Pettit) Harris. Jim was a member of the AMVETS Post 51, Thornport and was a NASCAR enthusiast. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars for family and friends. Jim is survived […]

Gary B. Karnes



Gary B. Karnes, 65, of Heath, died suddenly on July 23, 2012, at his home. He was born January 16, 1947, in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Lionel and Lena (Murphy) Karnes. A skilled sheet metal worker, Gary was a member of Union Local #24 and retired from Columbus Heating and Ventilation. Gary loved traveling, and was a […]

John C. Miller



A funeral service, celebrating the life of John C. Miller, 81, of Buckeye Lake, formerly of Thornville, was held July 23, 2012, at the Thornville home of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial followed at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery in Thornville. John died July 19, 2012, in Lancaster. He was born April 5, 1931, in Columbus, the son of the […]

Martha Sharp



Martha Sharp, age 70, of Millersport, passed away July 7, 2012, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. She was born on October 1, 1941, in Colfax, Iowa to the late Harry and Harriett (Williams) Brant. Martha enjoyed bingo, fishing, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her loving family: daughter, Julie (Bob) Holobaugh of Millersport; […]

Edward “Chub” Tompkins



Private family services have been arranged for the family of Edward “Chub” Tompkins, 79, of Buckeye Lake, who died July 21, 2012, at his home following an extended illness. He was born August 31, 1932, in Newark, the son of the late Walter and Lenora (Pitts) Tompkins. He was a member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles (30 year Golden Eagle), […]

Donavan G. Winegardner



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Donavan G. Winegardner, 81, of Thornville, was held July 25, 2012, with his nephew, Delbert Winegardner as celebrant. Burial followed at Zion Ridge Cemetery. Donavan died July 22, 2012, in Lancaster following an extended illness. He was born July 12, 1931, the son of the late Ralph Z. and Eldred (Fisher) Winegardner. He […]

Coast-to-Coast runner crosses Kirkersville



KIRKERSVILLE – Albie Masland counts on running to clear his head and help him solve life’s issues – and he has plenty of time to think about it. Masland has been running across the United States since March 17, and Wednesday his trek led him through the lake area on US 40. Masland, founder of Operation Amerithon, began his cross-country […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Little Buckeye Imagination Sessions – Wednesdays through August at 2 p.m. Learn with a group as the creative educators at The Dawes Arboretum bring children closer to the wonders of the natural world. Subjects include trees, flowers, weather and many creatures great and small. An assortment of fun pursuits […]

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