Looking back at 2014



BUCKEYE LAKE AREA – Here are some of the top stories from 2014. Once again weather – this time a brutally cold winter – is a top story. This year our website host tracked our most viewed on-line stories. The most viewed story was the March 29 edition’s “High hopes for new clinic.” Buckeye Lake Village’s financial problems appeared to […]

Trustees select electrical supplier



UNION TOWNSHIP – Trustees unanimously selected an energy supplier for the township’s electric aggregation program at their Dec. 29 year-end meeting. Last May, voters in the unincorporated portions of the township approved an electric aggregation program by a 405-229 unofficial vote. That approval meant that the township’s utility consultant – Trebel LLC – would seek bids from approved electricity suppliers […]

Letters to the Editor



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Linda Lee Addison



Linda Lee Addison, age 72 of Baltimore, passed away December 14, 2014, at the Kobacker House. She was retired from Lucent Technologies with 30 years of service. She was a member of the Linnville Community Church and the Quilt Girls Club. Linda is survived by her husband of 26 years, John Addison; daughter, Vicky (David) Schulte of Westerville; 17 grandchildren; […]

Robert I. Beany



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert I. Beany, age 80, of Buckeye Lake, was held December 27, 2014, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Kevin Blade as celebrant. Burial followed in Licking Cemetery, Hebron. Robert died early December 20, 2014, in Newark following a brief illness. He was born […]

Donald L. Bowers



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Donald L. Bowers, 58, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with burial to follow at Olivet Cemetery, Ziontown. Donnie died December 28, 2014, in Zanesville, following a long illness. He was born January […]

Alice (Pierce) Callison



A funeral service for Alice (Pierce) Callison, age 80, of Hebron was held December 23, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Newark, with Pastor Jim Addy officiating. Burial was in Licking Cemetery, Hebron. Alice passed away December 18, 2014 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 8, 1934, in Santoy, Ohio, […]

Betty Jean Grant



Betty Jean Grant, age 88, passed away at her residence in Buckeye Lake, with family by her side in the early morning hours of December 19, 2014. She was born September 24, 1926, in Hillsboro, OH, the daughter of the late William Carey and Hazel (Gossett) Walker, and lived the majority of her life in Fredericktown, OH. Mrs. Grant was […]

Fawn Michelle (Friddle) Jones



Fawn Michelle ( Friddle) Jones, age 32 of Groveport, died December 23, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 1, 1982, in Columbus. She graduated from Lakewood High School in 2000 and COTC in 2001. She was employed with George J. Igel Company and was a member of Crossroads.TV Church. Fawn was a very caring […]

David Michael “Mick” Schwamberger



David Michael “Mick” Schwamberger, age 74 of Baltimore, passed away December 21, 2014, at his residence. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the US Air Force and was a retired analyst for Lucent Technologies with over 30 years of service. He loved woodworking and loved spending time with his grandchildren. David is survived by his son, Michael (Roberta) Schwamberger […]


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