William Junior Howdyshell

William Junior Howdyshell, age 90 of Pickerington, passed away Nov. 9, 2012, at the Pickering House. He was born on March 13, 1922, in Logan, to William and Lucy Mohler Howdyshell. He worked for the Boeing International Corp. for 34 years retiring as a Tool Crib Attendant. He was a charter member of the Walnut Creek Baptist Church, and loved […]

Earl Wright Hundley

A funeral service for Earl Wright Hundley, 85, of Buckeye Lake, was held Nov. 13, 2012, Tuesday at First Community Church, Buckeye Lake, with Pastor Kevin Blade officiating. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery. Earl, a retired carpenter for Keiffer Construction, went to be with the Lord on November 9, 2012, at the Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born August 16, […]

Dorothy Laughlin

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Dorothy Laughlin, 83, of Pataskala was held November 13 , 2012 in the Columbia Center Church, Pataskala, with Pastor Mike McCoy officiating. Burial followed in Pataskala Cemetery. Dorothy passed away on November 8, 2012, at Cleveland Clinic. She was born in Obetz, on August 6, 1929, to the late Alfred and Hazel Marie […]

James D. O’Quinn

Private family services have been completed for the family of James D. O’Quinn, 74, of Buckeye Lake, who died at his residence November 6, 2012, following an extended illness. He was born in Harman, Virginia, on August 10, 1938, the son of the late Birdie and Maudie (Queens) O’Quinn. He was a disabled coal miner, and had lived in the […]

Liberty Union Lions heading to regional finals

NELSONVILLE – The 10-2 Lions are heading back to Nelsonville Saturday for a Division V regional final. The No. 6 seed Lions face No. 1 seed and undefeated Lucasville Valley at 7 p.m. in Nelsonville York’s Boston Stadium. Liberty Union defeated No. 3 seed Wheelersburg 24-13 in the first round at Wheelersburg. Saturday night, the Lions held on to defeat […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Nov. 1: A North Walnut Street mother told police her son had run away. Police located him at his father’s residence and returned him to his mother. • Nov. 1: A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked outside her Tremont Street residence. The car was there to pick up a neighbor. • […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Cheeseburger on WG bun, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans w/scoops, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Potato bowlwhipped potatoes, chicken, corn, w/gravy, and choice of fruit. Thursday-Friday: No School – Thanksgiving Break. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Crispy chicken wrap w/lettuce […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Leonid Meteor Shower Night Hike – Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Attend a short indoor program on the Leonid Meteor Showers and then go on a hike to explore the night sky! General Admission: $5, Members (Registration Required): FREE, meet at the Visitors Center. White House Christmas […]

Lakewood presents ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Nov. 16-17

HEBRON – The Lakewood Drama department presents an ambitious production of Jane Austen’s “Pride & Prejudice,” Nov 16 and 17, 7:30 p.m. at Lakewood High School. Tickets available online at www.lakewooddrama.com and the door. “Close to 90 students are involved in this production,” said director Martha Fickle. According to playscripts.com, all of the wit and romance of Austen’s classic 1813 […]

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