Patricia M. Bartlett Ford

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Patricia M. Bartlett Ford, 72, of Newark, was held January 20, 2013, in the Hebron Nazarene Church, with Pastor Bill Van Meter as Celebrant. Patricia died peacefully January 18, 2013, with her family at her side, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center in Newark, following an extended illness. She was born in […]

Kenneth E. Kull

Kenneth E. Kull, 77, of Lancaster, formerly of Carroll, died January 15, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center. Kenneth was born September 22, 1935, to the late Elmer and Nora (Eby) Kull. Kenneth graduated from Carroll High School in 1953 and proudly served in the United States Air Force. Kenneth will be greatly missed by his survivors who are his son, […]

Kenneth W. Marquart

Kenneth W. Marquart, 76, of Baltimore died January 17, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Kenneth was born June 18, 1936, in Fairfield County to the late Levi and Mildred George Marquart. He was a retired truck driver. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 54 years, Favonia Marquart, of Baltimore; daughter, Terri (Kevin) Legan of Blacklick; sons, Stephen W. […]

Michael Alan Shumate

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Michael Alan Shumate, who was 58 years old. Mike grew up in Luray, and attended Lakewood High School. He then moved to sunny California where he lived for several years and opened a recording studio. He also drove a truck up and down the West Coast, which he loved […]

Free tax help available at LEADS

BUCKEYE LAKE – LEADS/AARP is now scheduling appointments for FREE tax preparation on Thursdays starting February 7, through April 11. To schedule an appointment call (740) 345 – 1391 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weekdays for free tax preparation at Buckeye Lake LEADS, 5312 Walnut Rd. Bring photo identification, your social security card, your 2011 Tax Return and ALL […]

New pastor for Hebron Church

HEBRON – It is neither coincidence nor on a whim that Rev. Chris Whitehead is Hebron Christian Church’s new pastor. “The short answer is God,” he said. Whitehead said pastors of the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, of which the Hebron Christian Church is affiliated, place themselves in a process of discernment to determine where to be pastors. He said […]


Bartholow receives award

NEWARK – Harbor Hills resident Merv Bartholow was honored with the 2012 Freedom Years Difference Maker award. He was nominated by fellow Freedom Years member, Carol Brockway. In her nomination, Carol wrote, “Merv has been dedicating his time, talent and creativity to improving Buckeye Lake and in turn, the lives of people living around the lake now and in the […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 16: A West 7th Street woman said her husband assaulted her during an argument, and he threw a 12-pack of soda through a window in his rage. The man denied assaulting her other than pushing her and said while he did throw the 12-pack, he didn’t intend for it to […]

Housing market improved in 2012

COLUMBUS – The Ohio housing market was filled with a number of positives in 2012, as sales activity rose 12.7 percent over the level of the prior year and the average sales price jumped 5.5 percent statewide, according to the Ohio Association of REALTORS. “The Ohio housing market made significant progress in its attempt to fully recover from the economic […]

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