Charles Gilbert “Cy” Parrish, Sr.

Charles Gilbert “Cy” Parrish, Sr., age 96, passed away peacefully at his farm residence of 65 years on November 20, 2013. Cy was born third of six children to Homer D. and Mary Kathryn Blauser Parrish at home on their family farm in rural Walnut Township near Millersport on March 20, 1917. Cy grew up working on that farm until […]

Helen L. Steele

Helen L. Steele, age 89 of Pleasantville, passed away November 18, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on January 15, 1924 in Millersport. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila (William S.) Gordon of Pleasantville; grandson, Shane (fiancé Susan Kelly) Gordon of Columbus; sisters-in-law, Jerri Steele of Millersport, and Dorothy Jourdon of Lancaster; and several nieces, […]

Jerry E. Wilkins

Jerry E. Wilkins, 64, of Thornville, died November 22, 2013, at Hospice of Central Ohio. Jerry was born June 24, 1949, in Glassrock, the son of the late Clarence F. and Estella (Eileen Smith) Wilkins. He worked until his passing at Diamond Innovations, Inc. in Worthington. He was a proud Vietnam era veteran of the United States Army, and had […]

Trees help stabilize Buckeye Lake dam

Guest Column:

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has notified Buckeye Lake embankment residents that the Division of Parks will soon be removing trees from the dam. The trees scheduled for removal have been identified by the Division of Forestry as diseased ash trees or other diseased or dangerous trees “as well as those along the dam [whose removal is] requested by […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Luminaries Light up The Dawes Arboretum – Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Join us for an evening of illumination with over 2,000 candle luminaries lighting the Auto Tour. This year, expect lighted trees on grounds, holiday festivities, music, and a special walking tour to the Learning Garden […]

Deer gun season hunters get more time

COLUMBUS – Deer-gun season, one of Ohio’s most revered hunting traditions, begins Monday, Dec. 2, with 30 more minutes of prime hunting time each day, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s deer-gun season is open through Sunday, Dec. 8. Hunting time is extended 30 minutes for all deer-gun seasons. Hunters were already allowed to hunt deer […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of December 2. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School – Thanksgiving Break. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans w/scoops, and fruit/vegetable bar. Wednesday: Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, seasoned green beans, frozen fruit cup, and Texas toast. Thursday: Funable lunch- Turkey & cheese/WG Goldfish bread, carrot sticks w/dip, and fruit/vegetable bar. Friday: Specialty pizza, romaine […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Nov. 9: A driver was cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Nov. 9: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Nov. 10: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • […]

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