Michael Brunty



Funeral services, celebrating the life of Michael Brunty, 59, of Pataskala, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Rocky Brown as celebrant. Burial with full military honors will follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg. Michael died peacefully May 13, 2014, at his home with […]

Alice Jane Golden



Alice Jane Golden, 87, of Carroll, passed away May 8, 2014, at The Pickering House in Lancaster. Alice was born November 27, 1926, in Buckeye Lake, to Charlie and Daisy Brown. Surviving are sons, John and Jim Golden of Carroll, and Homer Ashbaugh of Buckeye Lake; daughter, Lillian Littrell of Lancaster; four grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Alice […]

Joshua E. Koehler



Joshua E. Koehler, 39, of Thornville, died suddenly on May 7, 2014, near Hebron. Josh was born September 3, 1974, in Lancaster, the son of James L. (Patricia L.) Koehler of Somerset and the late Linda Sue Anderson Koehler (1993). Josh was a former member of the Somerset United Methodist Church, and a 1993 graduate of Sheridan High School. He […]

Dorothy J. Matheny



Dorothy J. Matheny, age 88, of Millersport, passed away May 9, 2014, at her residence. She was born May 14, 1926. Dorothy retired from Columbus Public Schools in May 1986. She was a longtime member of Grace United Church of Christ where she virtually held every office and was an active volunteer at Mt. Carmel East for many years. Dorothy […]

Robert L. “Bob “ Miller



A memorial service for Robert L. “Bob “ Miller will held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at AMVETS Post 51 in Thornport It is a potluck and an opportunity for family and friends to share their memorials. Bob passed away March 10, 2014.

David M. ‘Mike” Thompson



Visitation for David M. ‘Mike” Thompson, age 60, of Hebron, was held May 10, 2014, at the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home. Mr. Thompson died May 5, 2014, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. He was born February 27, 1954, in Newark to the late Clarence and Billie (Fogeerty) Thompson. He […]

Mary Ann Writesel



Mary Ann Writesel, 81, of Thornville, passed away May 13, 2014, at her residence. She was born on July 9, 1932, in Columbus, daughter of the late Clifford and Phoebe (Cathell) Simcox. Mary was a graduate of South High School in Columbus. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She enjoyed camping and loved her pet dogs. She is […]

Mary (Downey) Young



Mary (Downey) Young, of Cincinnati, went to heaven on May 9, 2014, at University Hospital in Cincinnati. She was surrounded by her loving husband, Dale Young; her sister, Patricia Roberts of Thornville; and her mother, Joanne Berney of Buckeye Lake. She is also survived by her daughter, Tessa Young; grandsons, Reyland and Aven; stepsons, Tracey, Terry and their families; niece, […]

Trustees approve mowing contract



UNION TOWNSHIP- Mowtivated Mowers of Granville will be mowing township cemeteries and around the township complex this summer. Mowtivated’s bid was $350 per mowing and includes Refugee Road cemetery, $30; Devil’s Den cemetery, $25; Union Station cemetery, $25; Licking Baptist cemetery, $170; and the Union Township Complex, $100. The township received four other bids, ranging from $380 to $1010. Trustee […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of May 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All beef hot dog/WG bun, seasoned fries, carrots w/dip, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: French toast sticks, cheese omelet or sausage, hash browns, orange slices or fruit juice. Wednesday: Potato bowl: Popcorn chicken, whipped potatoes, corn & gravy, and fruit. Thursday: Super Nachos: Taco meat, cheese, refried […]


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