Donna Garrelts Morehouse

Donna Garrelts Morehouse, age 67 of Columbus, passed away at McNaughten Pointe on Monday evening after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Garrelts. She is survived in death by mother, Beatrice Garrelts; husband, Thomas Morehouse; daughter, Marlo Morehouse; brother, Craig Garrelts (Cindi); brother in law, Malcolm Morehouse (Jackie); niece, Amanda Buckner […]

Daniel Ramsey Jr.

A funeral service for Daniel Ramsey Jr. of Thornville, was held January 19, 2015, in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Larry Grundy officiating. Dan died January 13, 2015, in Lancaster, following a brief illness. He was born in London, Ohio, on March 30, 1948, the son of the late Daniel Fred […]

Gary Dale Sims

Gary Dale Sims, 66, of Lancaster, passed on January 12, 2015, at the Dayton VA Hospice Center. He was born June 8, 1948, in Lancaster, to the late Raymond E. and Laura B. Sims. He graduated with the Class of 1966 at Liberty Union High School. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of […]

College Goal Sunday set for Feb. 8

NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark will host College Goal Sunday, a free state-wide college financial aid event on February 8, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive, Newark. At College Goal Sunday, college bound students and parents can receive expert assistance in completing the Free […]

Spay/neuter clinic set

NEWARK – The Licking County Humane Society has received a one-time anonymous donation to spay/neuter cats in Licking County. The donation will help lowincome families with the cost of altering their cat. In addition, anyone caring for a stray cat in the community may sign up for this clinic. The Columbus Dog Connection, a mobile spay/neuter clinic, will visit the […]


Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 9: A Renner Street man said a woman entered his home and placed a knife to a man’s neck. She believed the man stole her medication. Police are investigating. • Jan. 12: A Walnut Road woman said her mother assaulted her. The mother said the opposite was true. • Jan. […]

Protect yourself from radon

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a nationwide campaign to educate Americans about the dangers of radon and to encourage them to take action to protect their homes and families. “You can’t see or smell radon, therefore people might be unaware there is a silent killer in their homes,” […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Fireside Yoga Workshop with Loretta Zedella – 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, January 24. Cost: $30 per person; Members $25. Enjoy two hours of erasing tension with therapeutic movement. We’ll practice using therapy balls to nudge tension from the body, focusing on shoulders and back. With the crackling fire nearby […]

Tax help available

BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP is making free tax preparation available at the Buckeye Lake LEADS this year. This service is for low to moderate income people with an emphasis on those 60 and older. You must bring a photo ID, Social Security card, your 2013 tax return and all 2014 paper work; W-2’s, 1099’s, etc. Please call Tonya Green at […]