Joan K. Miller

Joan K. Miller, age 75 of Baltimore, formerly of Millersport passed away at her residence on February 13, 2014. Joan was born in Huntington, WV, on January 5, 1939, to her parents, Elliott and Helena Bias Scarberry. Joan was retired from Whetstone Medical Clinic and was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and greatgrandmother who enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time with […]

Jay Edward Palmer

Jay Edward Palmer, age 68 of Millersport, passed away February 14, 2014, at the Pickering House. He was born in Wheeling, WV, on January 24, 1946, to the late Frederick and Nellie Lloyd Palmer. He was a veteran of the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and a graduate of Lancaster High School, Class of 1964. He had worked […]

Dorothy Ann Price

Dorothy Ann Price, 84, of Newark, passed away February 15, 2014, at Kindred Healthcare in Newark. She was born on April 8, 1929, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Rose (Andary) Pete. She worked as a nurse’s aide. Dorothy is survived by her three children, Nick Neagos, David (Jackie) Neagos, and Sandy Neagos; five grandchildren; […]

Pauline G. Rice

A graveside service for Pauline G. Rice, age 76, of Hebron, was held February 17, 2014, at Wilson Cemetery, with Pastor Anthony Payton officiating. Mrs. Rice passed away February 12, 2014, at Flintridge Nursing Care Center (Generation Hospice). She was born December 29, 1937, in Johnstown, to the late Burton G. and Marguerite S. (Mathews) Ashbrook. Pauline was a loving […]

Iva Mae Cook Ross

Iva Mae Cook Ross, age 92 of Lancaster, former resident of Millersport, passed away February 17, 2014, at Crestview Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church in Thurston, for over 30 years, Rushville Senior Citizens, and loved her bowling. Iva is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Richard) Pickering of Lancaster,; son, James F. (Patricia) Cook of […]

Willard “Leon” Taylor

Willard “Leon” Taylor, age 81 of Baltimore, died February 7, 2014, at his residence. He was a US Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict and a retired mechanic from Center City International. Leon was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Baltimore Masonic Lodge 475 F & AM, Aladdin Shrine, Scottish Rite, and Provost Unit of Aladdin […]

Gerald D. Wills

Gerald D. Wills, age 75, of Glenford, passed away February 13, 2014, at his home. He was born August 30, 1938, in Newark to the late Merrill E. and Blanche L. (Westbrook) Wills. Mr. Wills worked for 16 years at Kaiser Aluminum. He was the owner of Wills Construction for 40 years, a company now operated by his son, Greg. […]

Hebron endorses

HEBRON – Village council members unanimously endorsed Mayor Clifford Mason’s request to sign a letter supporting LEAD’s proposal to renovate its 48-unit Hebron Heights apartment complex. James Hunley of Sunset Development requested Mason’s support for the project which is worth five points in the evaluation process. LEADS is seeking approximately $40,000 per unit in tax credits from the Ohio Housing […]

Thornville to talk with county

MILLERSPORT – Mayor Dean Severance and council members will support LEADS’ request for tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency to refurbish Lakeland Apartments. Approximately $30,000 would be spent per unit to replace windows, carpets and fixtures. Council members unanimously agreed to extend Big O Refuse’s residential waste hauling contract for another year through March 31, 2015. There will […]