Thanks for a great 4th of July



Editor: In spite of an absolutely horrible weather forecast, Buckeye Lake again shows how proud and patriotic we can be. Special thanks to the BLASST gang and the Buckeye Lake Civic Association for wonderful fireworks and a great boat parade. Kudos all the way around, folks – thanks so much for your hard work and efforts. Cindy SmithHebron

Somchai Amornyard



A private family funeral service has been held for Somchai Amornyard. Mr. Amornyard passed away June 29, 2013, at Licking Memorial Hospital. Somchai was born in Bangkok, Thailand April 20, 1953, to the late Adam and Dang (Tung) Hang. Somchai was a loving and proud father. He spent years helping coach soccer at Lakewood. He was the owner of Royal […]

Paul Barber



Paul Barber, age 75 of Millersport, went home to be with the Lord on July 4, 2013, at the Pickering House. He was born on June 6, 1938, to his parents, Lester and Anna Berthold Barber. He was a member of the Millersport United Methodist Church and was a member F.&A.M. Alturas Lodge # 0537. He worked for Buckeye Stamping […]

Clara Emmalene Finck



Clara Emmalene Finck, age 71, of Glenford, died June, 29, 2013, at University Hospital in Columbus. Clara was born in Columbus on January 15, 1942, the daughter of Odessa D. (Lucas) and James C. Foster. Clara was a beloved daughter, mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and faithful follower of Jesus. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death […]

Susan K Davenport Murfield



A visitation, celebrating the life of Susan K Davenport Murfield, 64, of Springfield, formerly of Newark, will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013, in the chapel of The Hebron home of the Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, 108 N. 7th Street, Hebron. Private family inurnment will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens at a […]

Jason Allen Sayre



Jason Allen Sayre, 29 of Baltimore passed away unexpectedly July 4, 2013, at the Fairfield Medical Center. He was born on December 13, 1983, in Columbus to Richard and Darletta (Willis) Sayre. Jason was the general manager at the Grapevine Pizza in Pickerington. He enjoyed bowling, baseball and golf. Jason was an avid Reds, Ohio State and Bengals fan. Jason […]

Boater Freedom Act is now law in Ohio



COLUMBUS – Governor John R. Kasich recently signed into law House Bill 29, known as the “Boater Freedom Act,” which establishes criteria for watercraft safety inspections on Ohio’s waters. This legislation should decrease the number of safety inspections that recreational boaters experience on Ohio’s waterways. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director (ODNR) James Zehringer praised the legislative efforts to craft […]

I-70 exit to close for 14 days



JACKSONTOWN – Beginning Monday, July 15, the Interstate 70 westbound Exit 129 B (for Ohio 79 northbound/Buckeye Lake Interchange) will be closed for approximately 14 days. The westbound Exit 129 B ramp will be closed for resurfacing and widening. This work is part of the safety reconfiguration of the I-70 and SR 79 interchange. Motorists traveling westbound on I-70 for […]

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Electronics to be recycled in Baltimore



BALTIMORE – Christ United Methodist Church is coordinating an electronic recycling project in the family life center July 21 through July 28. This opportunity is available for anyone with old, outdated, or broken electronic or computer equipment around their home or business. and aren’t sure what to do with them. These electronic items will be collected: Computers – desktops and […]