Max Edward McCandlish



Private arrangements have been made for Max Edward Mc- Candlish, 71, of Thornville, Ohio. Max died October 6, 2012. He was born in Springfield, on June 27, 1941, to the late Albanis and Helen Ann (Landrum) McCandlish, who preceded him in death. After Max graduated from Woodward High School in Cincinnati, he worked as a Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper […]

Dale Edward Meeks



Dale Edward Meeks, 79, of Baltimore, passed peacefully at his home on October 5, 2012, to join family and friends in heaven. Dale was a 1951 graduate of Hebron High School and married his wife Eileen on June 3, 1951. Soon after he and Eileen moved to Baltimore and ran Poverty Hills Farm until his retirement. Dale is survived by […]

Support the police levy



Editor: Baltimore residents need to make a courageous choice and support the Village Police Levy. No one likes taxes, but at the same time residents rightly expect strong police coverage and protection of their community. We all know we only get what we pay for, so I believe Baltimore voters will make the right decision and support this levy. As […]

Fire department isn’t getting its job done



Editor: Thank you Buckeye Lake Council member Jeryne Peterson! You pointed out what we have been trying to tell our mayor and village council. You were quoted, “You’re not voting for people; you’re voting for the jobs being done.” That’s exactly the problem we have. That’s why we should vote NO for the fire levy unless there are significant changes […]

‘Romney is a job maker’



Editor: Our President is running a campaign of division and distortion. The Obama campaign has spent months hammering to get this election to be about anything but the president’s record. The Obama camp has worked hard to make Mitt Romney out as a bad, unfeeling, cold-hearted rich guy who only cares about his own bottom line. But the reality is […]

We need to say ‘no’ on new police levy



Editor: “Vote for OUR Police Department” signs are cropping up. I’m not surprised that most are in the yards of our beloved council members. Few are in the yards of “regular” citizens. Again we are being told what we need. I know why council members support the levy. Without it, they can’t afford the department they created. I know village […]

Fire chief needs to resign



Editor: Thanks to Buckeye Lake Council members Barry Herron, Jeryne Peterson, and Kaye Hartman for voting No on Resolution 15 last Monday. It’s good to know we have some council members willing to stand up. Unfortunately, the fire chief is still here. I hope Pete realizes the ball is in his court. If he wants the best for the village, […]

Police reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Sept. 11: When police made a traffic stop for a license violation, officers discovered that the three occupants possessed various drugs including bath salts. A Pleasantville man was charged with possession of drugs and possessing drug abuse instruments. A Rushville woman was charged with illegal use and possession of drug paraphernalia. A […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of October 15. Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Grilled chicken on WG bun, sweet potato puffs, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Toasted cheese, chili soup or vegetable choice, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Hamburger on WG bun, seasoned fries, and choice of fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. For more information visit www.dawes arb.org Fall Foliage – Ohio. Ohio is seeing a significant increase in true fall […]


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