Martha J. Dennis



Martha J. Dennis, age 84 of Buckeye Lake, passed away August 10, 2014, at the Selma Markowiz Hospice Care Center. She lived in Buckeye Lake for over 50 years. She was born March 12, 1930, to the late Wade and Abbie Dysart. She was a cook at L/K Restaurant and worked at Carnival Foods, Burger King, McDonalds and Williams. She […]

Burl Gillman



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Burl Gillman, 74, of Thornville, was held August 14, 2014, in the chapel of The Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial was to follow at the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery at a later date. Burl died August 10, 2014, in Newark following an extended illness. He was born in Williamson, WV, […]

College-bound students need to add meningitis vaccine to their ‘to do’ lists



Many of our high school graduates are heading off to college for the first time. This time of year is always accompanied by packing lists and to-do lists. Students should be sure not to forget their meningitis vaccination. People of any age can get meningitis, but those most at risk include very young children, adolescents and, especially, those living in […]

Dawes designer returns



JACKSONTOWN- Back in 1963, Dr. Makoto Nakamura, who became a lecturer in Landscape Architecture at Kyoto University, Japan, had no idea he’d be returning to Dawes Arboretum nearly 50 years later to see the Japanese Garden he designed. “I wanted to see the garden before I die,” said Nakamura, who is 84 years old. Dawes Executive Director Luke Messinger said […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 10: A Neel Avenue woman said an intoxicated woman assaulted her. The woman accused of assault denied the incident and said a witness would agree that the complainant fell due to her own intoxication. All parties were provided statement forms, but according to the report, no one filled out a […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of August 25. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Sweet sesame chicken, Asian vegetable rice, mandarin oranges, mini egg roll, and fortune cookie. Tuesday: Grilled hamburger on bun, glazed carrot coins, and mixed berry delight. Wednesday: Southwest pizza, spring salad mix, and chilled grapefruit slices. Thursday: Cheesy beef & noodles, steamed broccoli, fresh banana, and […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Cool Off with Olaf – Saturday, August 23, 7 -11 p.m. FREE! A winter freeze is coming! Families of all ages are invited to Cool Off with Olaf as our gardens are filled with snowy fun on August 23, 2014. Activities begin at 7pm and include games, winterthemed crafts, […]

Great crop for a great festival



MILLERSPORT – If this year’s corn crop is any indication, this should be a great year for the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival, said John Yorde, festival marketing chairman. “We’re going to have an excellent crop this year,” he said. This year’s festival runs Aug. 27 through 30. It makes sense that a strong corn crop would improve attendance for a […]

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