Phyllis Anne (Lynn) King

Phyllis Anne (Lynn) King, age 91 of Millersport, passed away February 27, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on May 4, 1922, in Thornville, to the late Helen (Neel) Lynn and F. Stanley Lynn. She was a graduate of Thornville High School, Class of 1940. She married Robert W. King in May of 1940 and they farmed for […]

Janet E. Reed

Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Janet E. Reed, age 53, of Hebron. Mrs. Reed passed away February 17 2014, at The Ohio State Medical Center. The Newark Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Janet Lou Shepard

A funeral mass for Janet Lou Shepard, of Thornville, was held March 3, 2014, at St. Francis De Sales Church, with Rev. JCP Sullivan as Celebrant. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Shepard, age 79, passed away February 27, 2014, at her daughter’s home. Janet was born November 13, 1934, in Newark, the daughter of Carl S. and Mabel […]

Shirley K. Swank

A memorial service celebrating the life of Shirley K. Swank, age 90, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at First Church, 88 North Fifth Street, Newark, with Pastor Seth Oiler officiating. Inurnment will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Swank passed away March 2, 2014, at Edgewood Manor of Westerville. She was born […]

Everette J. Taylor

Everette J. Taylor, age 70, of Baltimore, passed away February 27, 2014, at the Pickering House. He was born on April 15, 1943, to the late Mont Edward and Virginia (Fletcher) Taylor. Everette is associated with 7th Day Adventist Church. He is survived by sisters, Alice Lutz and Mary Claffey; brothers, George R. and Bill Taylor; several nieces and nephews; […]

Clare Louise (Shetrone) Thompson

Clare Louise ( Shetrone) Thompson, age 94, of Whitehall, died March 4, 2014, following a brief illness. She was born August 10, 1919, in Baltimore, to Floyd D. and Alta J. (Schumaker) Shetrone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurrel H. Thompson, on December 24, 2010; and by brother, Dean Shetrone, and his wife, Lee, formerly of Lancaster. […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Maple Syrup Madness- Thru March 16, Mondays – Saturdays; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays; 1 – 4 p.m. Self-guided tour begins at Main Shelter House, It’s here, that time of year when the sugar maples are tapped and visitors indulge in the sugary goodness of maple syrup! Discover […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 22: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Feb. 22: Police were dispatched to a Park Street residence on a report of an active domestic dispute. When the officer arrived each person said the other started the incident. Both parties were arrested. […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 10. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken sandwich/ WG bun, crispy fries, and fruit. Tuesday: Toasted cheese sandwich, chili or tomato soup, and fruit/vegetable bar. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes, roll/ butter, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Macaroni &cheese, fish treasures, peas/ carrots, and choice of fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, romaine blend […]

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