Rebecca Helen Atwood



IN LOVING MEMORY of Rebecca (Aunt Becky) Helen Atwood, age 51. Please join us on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Hoskinson Funeral Home, 108 N. 7th St., Hebron, at 11 a.m. for a memorial service celebrating Becky’s life. Becky lived at Buckeye Lake, where she was previously employed at Louie’s Corner House, Buckeye Eatery and was currently employed at Travel […]

Joanne Berney



Joanne Berney, 82, of Millersport, passed away suddenly at her home on October 15, 2014. She was born September 9, 1932, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Busick) Vanoy. She was a graduate of Columbus Central High School, Class of 1949. She was a hard worker, and owned the Pinkie Bar at Buckeye Lake as well […]

Marjorie Ann Brown



Marjorie Ann Brown, 63, of Thornville, passed away October 17, 2014, at Autumn at the Lake, following an extended illness. She was born to the late Robert and Thelma Hayes on September 23, 1951, in Chillicothe. She was a member of the Buckeye Lake V.F.W. Auxiliary #1388. She is survived by her “family” at Autumn at the Lake. In addition […]

Emmett “Joey” Carter



A funeral service to celebrate the life of Emmett “Joey” Carter, age 47 of Heath, was held October 22, 2014, at the Thornville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral Home. Burial followed at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Joey was born in Columbus, on April 17, 1967, to Emmett Carter of Newark and Cheryl (Richard) McCarthy of Canal Winchester. He passed away at Kindred […]

Frances E. Hedges



Frances E. Hedges, age 83, of Thornville, passed away at the Autumn at the Lake Nursing Home on October 18, 2014. She was born to the late William and Ada (Wynkoop) Fogler on June 5, 1931, in Tarlton, Ohio. She is survived by her loving children, Sharon Brussee (Dale), Michael Hedges (Jane), Jerry Hedges, Debra Brison (Jerry), Beth Patrick (Robert), […]

James W. Kinder, Sr.



James W. Kinder, Sr., age 74 of Thornville, died October 21, 2014 at the Pickering House. He loved to hunt, fish and take his dog on his golf cart for a ride. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sandra; sons, James W. (Pam) Kinder, Jr. of Buckeye Lake, Robert W. (Jodi) Kinder, Carl Allen (Andrea Lynn) Kinder […]

Thomas Allen “Tom” Saffle



Thomas Allen “Tom” Saffle passed peacefully in Cocoa, Florida, on September 23, 2014, at the age of 53. He is survived by his mother, Helen D. Saffle of Whitehall; wife, Connie (Uhl) Saffle of Cocoa, FL; son, Andrew of Havelock, NC; daughter, Stephanie Saffle of Whitehall; and brother, David Saffle of Dublin. His father, CSGM Kenneth M. Saffle; and his […]

Make our children’s future bright



Editor: I am writing to encourage voters to go to the polls on Nov. 4 to continue supporting the future of our children by voting “YES” on Issue 1. This 0.5% income tax is not new money, simply a renewal that will generate $817,000 a year which is the same amount we have been collecting for the past 10 years. […]

How much is a small school district worth?



Editor: Walnut Township Local School District (WTLSD) has a 5-year emergency levy on the ballot that would yield an additional $1 million a year (7 mills) plus the current $258,000 a year from an expiring levy. The combined rate would be 8.8 mills. A way to look at the district is via the “Cupp Report” compiled by the Ohio Department […]

‘Snedden is my pick of the litter’



Editor: I would like to ask that everyone get out and vote. Your voice DOES make a difference. Anyone in the Village of Buckeye Lake that needs a ride to go vote, just call me at 740-404-7880. I would be happy to help! And, remember, if you want to help end the reign of GOB’s (Good Ol’ Boys) in the […]


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