Kathleen V. Thompson



Kathleen V. Thompson, 70, of Millersport, passed away on September 23, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. She was born on August 16, 1944, in Long Island, New York, daughter of the late Harold and Harriet (Capo) McGrath. A Catholic by faith, Kathleen attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Buckeye Lake. In her younger years, she […]

Margaret “Bickie” Walters



Margaret “Bickie” Walters, age 94, of Hebron, died peacefully on September 20, 2014, in Newark. She was born May 11, 1920, in Newark to the late George A. and Jessie (Cliver) Bickle. Her education began in a oneroom school house near Gratiot. She was a graduate of Hopewell High School, Grant Hospital School of Nursing and The Ohio State University, […]

Home prices reach record levels



COLUMBUS – The average sales price of a home in central Ohio for the first eight months of 2014 (January through August) was $184,587 – the highest on record and almost three percent higher than at the peak of the housing boom in 2005. The average sale price during the month of August was $194,879, an increase of 7.5 percent […]

Deer season opens Sept. 30



COLUMBUS – Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue Ohio’s top big-game animal, the white-tailed deer, when archery season opens Saturday, Sept. 27, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s 2014-2015 deer seasons include: • Archery: Sept. 27-Feb. 1, 2015. • Antlerless muzzleloader: Oct. 11-12. • Youth gun: Nov. 22-23. • Gun: Dec. 1-7. • Muzzleloader: […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. What’s the Buzz on Keeping Bees? – Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 – 11 a.m. $5 (members FREE). Humans and honeybees have a sweet relationship that stretches far back in time. Bees are not only good for producing honey, but they serve as important pollinators, benefiting gardens and helping […]

A few police reports



Compiled from selected area police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 6: A Buckeye Lake retail business manager reported that a person was spending counterfeit bills. • Sept. 6: A driver was cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Sept. 6: Police took a report of vandalism. • Sept. 6: A driver was cited for […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of September 29. 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 […]

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