John D. Lamme

John D. Lamme, 85, of Glenford, passed away February 4, 2014, at the Morrison House in Zanesville. He was born on April 6, 1928, in Powell, Ohio, son of the late Emerald F. and Irene M. (Mitchell) Lamme. John was a United States Air Force veteran, having served in Japan during the Korean War as an air traffic controller. During […]

Cecil “Ed” Lewis, Jr.

Cecil “Ed” Lewis, Jr., age 87 of Millersport, died February 9, 2014, following an extended illness. He was born June 22, 1926, in Bidwell, Ohio, the son of the late Cecil Edward and Mamie (Sprague) Lewis. Ed served honorably in the US Army, as a guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C. He was a retired […]

Barbara Ann “Barb” Richards

Barbara Ann “Barb” Richards, age 86 of Baltimore, died February 8, 2014, at the Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on April 2, 1927. Barb was a lifelong resident of Baltimore, and graduated in 1945 from Liberty Union High School. She was a member of Baltimore United Methodist Church. Barb retired in 1985 from Western Electric. She was a loving […]

Diana M. Rose

Diana M. Rose, age 63 of Pleasantville, passed away February 8, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #9, Pleasantville. She is survived by her fiancé, Steve Stump of Pleasantville; sisters, Donna (Ralph) Cox of Thornville and Dixie Kelley of Lancaster; brothers, Donald (Delia) Henderson of Pleasantville and Danny Henderson of Columbus; […]

William Richard Van Meter

William Richard Van Meter, 69, crossed over to his heavenly home on February 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Catherine; granddaughter, Becky Ickes; and nephew, Larry Capps. He pastored Hebron Nazarene Church for 24 years. He was a kind, generous, loving and compassionate man who loved God, and always put others before himself. He […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Basic Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop – Saturday, February 15, 10 a.m. – noon. Register by February 14, $15/$10 members. Anticipating spring? Break up the monotony of waiting with an excursion to Ochs Fruit Farm in Lancaster, Ohio (participants provide their own transportationcarpool with a friend!). Learn the basics of […]

Boating courses offered

BUCKEYE LAKE- The Ohio Division of Watercraft will offer several boating courses this year at the Buckeye Lake Watercraft Office in Millersport. Contact the Alum Creek office, (740) 548- 5490 or alumcreek.watercraft@ for registration. Courses include: • Trailering workshop, April 20, 8 a.m. to noon, to practice turning, backing, stopping, preparing boat for launch and travel, and courtesy at […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Jan. 28: Police were called to a domestic dispute on Kumler Street. Parents said their 21 yearold son had assaulted them and was out of control. Both parents refused to cooperate with police when they arrived and the son had left. Police advised the parents. • Jan. 28: A Tower Street resident […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 17. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School. Tuesday: French toast sticks w/syrup, cheese omelet or sausage, hash browns, oranges slices or fruit juice. Wednesday: Potato bowl: Popcorn chicken, whipped potatoes, corn & gravy, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Super Nachos: Taco meat, cheese, lettuce, refried beans, salsa, and fruit/ vegetable bar. Friday: […]

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