Robert E Meachem

Robert E Meachem, 74, passed away at his home in Thurston on December 17, 2013. Robert is survived by his wife, Judy D. Meachem; daughters, Cindy Meachem and Sherry (Charles) Tracey; sons, Tony E. Meachem, Robert R. Meachem, Tim A. Meachem, and John (Dawn) Fletcher; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dee, Cheryl, Kay (Greg), Janette, Janie, and Barbara. Robert […]

Jane (Cooperider) Poock

Jane (Cooperider) Poock died November 8, 2013, at her home in Aiken, South Carolina. Jane was born in Hebron, on November 13, 1925, and was the daughter of Walter (Mike) and Katharine Cooperider, of Hebron. Jane graduated from Hebron High School with the Class of 1943 and was active in the musical programs offered by the school (orchestra, marching band, […]

Patrick Michael Weekly

Patrick Michael Weekly, 48, of Thornville, passed away December 20, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. He was born on December 10, 1965, in Morgantown, WV, son of the late Richard L. and Jean Ann (Emmerth) Weekly. Patrick was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his loving family: wife, Beckie; step-son, […]

Dorothy Jean (Estep) Willis

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Dorothy Jean (Estep) Willis, 83, of Buckeye Lake, was held December 27, 2013, in the Hebron Chapel of The Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Jacob Faulk officiating. Burial followed in Millersport Cemetery. Dorothy died December 22, 2013, at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Cabin Creek […]

Dorse H. “Dode” Winegardner

Dorse H. “Dode” Winegardner, age 80, of Thornville, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. He was born on March 5, 1933, in Thornville to the late Herbert L. and Mable “Forest” (Taylor) Winegardner. Dode served in the US Army and was a member of the AMVETS Post 51 in Thornport. He was […]



Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Storybook Science – The Snowy Day – Jan. 9, 2014, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m., 1 – 1:45 p.m. Preschoolers explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide. Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science […]

Acord retires from trustee board

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees wrapped up the year Monday night. A Records Commission meeting preceded the trustees’ meeting. Trustees approved a records retention schedule drafted by fiscal officer Andrea Lynch and three changes to their public records policy. Requests for fire/EMS public records will now be made directly to the fire chief, rather than through the fiscal officer. Zoning […]

New dog licenses are due Jan. 31

NEWARK – Dog owners are being reminded that for the safety and welfare of dogs, they need to wear a 2014 county dog license. The fee is $15 per dog. Ohio law requires all dogs three months old or older to wear a 2014 county tag by January 31. Licenses purchased after January 31 are charged a $15 late fee […]

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