Marcella F. Bushee

Marcella F. Bushee, age 92 of Millersport, passed away August 7, 2013. She was born January 5, 1921, in Bremen, to the late John and Josephine Brandt. Marcella was formerly a member of the Lancaster United Brethren Church. Marcella is survived by her daughter, Marla Kay Bushee of Millersport; son, Gary (Rhoda) Bushee of Lompoc, California; granddaughter, Melanie (David) Henderson […]

Pamela Marie DeVaul

Pamela Marie DeVaul, age 61, of Hebron, passed away August 13, 2013, at Riverside Hospital. Funeral services for the Village of Hebron council member and former member of the Lakewood School Board are pending at Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Services. A complete obituary will be available next week.

Robert Dean Pope

A funeral service celebrating the life of Robert Dean Pope, age 57, of Buckeye Lake, was held August 14, 2013, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta- Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Rev. William J. Rauch officiating. Burial followed in Wilson Cemetery. Dean passed away August 9, 2013, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born February 14, 1956, in […]

Russell D. Wilkes

Russell D. Wilkes, 89, of Baltimore, died August 11, 2013, at the Pickering House. Russell served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of the Kirkersville Apostolic Church and retired from Carr Manufacturing in Columbus. He we will be remembered as a loving and caring husband. Russell is survived by his son, Richard T. (Gail) Wilkes of […]

Letha Ilene Wiseman- Meadows

A funeral service for Letha Ilene Wiseman-Meadows, age 84, of Heath, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013, at Jacksontown United Methodist Church with Pastor Bob Beyer and Pastor Carol Kirk officiating. Burial will follow at Jacksontown Cemetery. Ilene passed away August 13, 2013, at her home. She was born January 18, 1929, to the late […]

Lighten up: ‘She told me I SHOULD write’

If the teachers were in a good mood, they just let me sleep. If they were in a bad mood? Not so much. Work: my only extracurricular activity. And Lord, I was tired – three closing shifts in a row at McDonald’s will do that to a 16-year-old. 1985: I sat with my fist propping my head during English, drooling […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 18: A female officer assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol by administering a urine test for a suspected female intoxicated driver. • July 18: A Park Street man reported that two “aggressive looking” pit bulls were running at large in his yard. The owner of the dogs was found and […]

Zollinger honored as Grand Marshal

MILLERSPORT – Fred Zollinger planned to wait to be the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival parade’s Grand Marshal until his 100th birthday. But then, he received the call asking him to be the Grand Marshal this year. “I still have nine years,” he said, “but I figure I better take that opportunity while it’s available.” The 91-year-old has volunteered for all […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The Silk Scarf Project: Dyeing with Plants – Saturday, August 17, 10 a.m. – noon (register by August 14) and Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (register by August), Zand Education Center Greenhouse Classroom , $30/$20 members. Join us for this creative work shop where we use […]

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