Ted H. Torrence



Ted H. Torrence, age 83, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away January 17, 2014. Ted was born on September 30, 1930, in Canton, Ohio, to Henry and Altje Torrence. He grew up in Baltimore, and graduated from Liberty Union High School in 1949. After high school he joined the U.S. Marine Corps serving 23 years, including combat tours in Korea and […]

Faye Anna Vollmuth



Faye Anna Vollmuth, 90, of Lancaster, formerly of Pataskala, died peacefully January 23, 2014, following an extended illness. She was born December 3, 1923, in Licking County, the daughter of the late Walter and Lillian (Myers) Davis. Faye was a lifelong homemaker who loved to mow grass. She also enjoyed wintering in Florida: first in Sanford for nine years and […]

Don’t call back unfamiliar cell calls



COLUMBUS – Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone users about a new scam that can result in unauthorized charges appearing on their monthly wireless statement. Consumers in several states report getting calls on their mobile phones during which the caller hangs up. When cell phone owners call back, they are connected to a paid international adult entertainment service or […]

Hanson appointed to four year council term



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village Council members appointed resident Margaret Hanson to a four-year term Monday night. She fills the position left open after it was discovered write-in candidate Kenneth Owens was ineligible to serve because he registered to vote less than a full year before he ran for office. Buckeye Lake’s Village Charter states any resident who has […]

Ohio liquor sales set record last year



COLUMBUS- The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control (Division), announced that dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level in 2013, totaling $898 million. This was an increase of 5.8 percent, exceeding last year’s total by $49 million. “Ohioans continue to trade up buying more of the premium products as consumer tastes become more sophisticated,” said Bruce […]

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Ohio housing market continues to improve



COLUMBUS – The Ohio housing market was filled with a number of positives in 2013, as sales activity rose 14.7 percent over the level of the prior year and the average sales price increased 5.2 percent state-wide, according to the Ohio Association of REALTORS. “The Ohio housing market is continuing to make headway in its effort to overcome the difficulties […]

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Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. .Home School Investigations: Furry Friends-Mammals – Tuesday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Visitors Center – $5 per student. What do skunks, deer, mice and bats have in common? Explore Ohio’s mammals and their unique characteristics. Join other home school students in exploration of the natural world. Each […]


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