Eileen Parsons

Eileen Parsons, 91, of Thornville, died November 7, 2014. Eileen was born November 15, 1922, in Evans, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Milton and Rena Davis Barr. She was a homemaker for her family during her early adult years and shared in the work on the family farm. When her youngest child, Beverly, graduated from high school, she […]

Geneva Huff Raver

Geneva Huff Raver, passed away November 9, 2014, in the Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster, following an extended illness. She was born February 7, 1923, in Naples, KY, daughter of Allen and Margaret Sark Huff. She was proceeded in death by husbands, Joe Stewart of Ashland and Gerald Raver of Baltimore; by her brothers, Estill Huff of Naples, KY and […]

Millersport students honor veterans


Village gives up property to the township

THORNVILLE – Monday night, Thornville Village Council members voted 4 to 0 (council member Heidi Robinson was absent) to grant resident Criss Clum’s request to separate 23.236 acres of land from the village, and into Thorn Township. “The Clums are farmers,” said attorney Carrie Lott, representing Clum, during council’s Oct. 27 meeting. She said Clum wants to farm the land, […]


Lake draw-down starts Nov. 17

MILLERSPORT – Buckeye Lake State Park Manager Jason Wesley announced that the annual draw-down will start Monday, Nov. 17. Typically the drawdown begins Nov. 15, but that’s a Saturday so it was pushed back two days.

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Home School Investigations: Owls All Around – Tuesday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost $5 per student. Study how these amazing birds are an important part of the ecosystem. Join other home school students in exploration of the natural world. Each 90-minute session includes a hands-on science […]

Operation Christmas Child donations due Nov. 17-24

BUCKEYE LAKE – For Kellie Vaughn, the holidays mean much more than turkeys and Christmas trees – it’s her time to begin coordinating the annual Operation Christmas Child donation drive in Buckeye Lake Village. “People can begin dropping off boxes to us Nov. 17,” she said. As usual, Buckeye Lake’s First Community Church is the Operation Christmas Child drop-off location […]

New store opens Nov. 15

THORNVILLE – Dollar General is opening its new Thornville store at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15. The 9077 Blackbird Lane NW store will give the first 50 adult shoppers a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag, among other giveaways. “Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping […]

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