Delores Jean (Sis) Hawkins Brown



Delores Jean (Sis) Hawkins Brown of Buckeye Lake, passed from this life into the next on March 5, 2015 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital while surrounded by her family. Delores was born April 9, 1935, at Maybeury, WV, and was the daughter of the late Mead Ralph Hawkins and Myrtle Lennis Elliott Hawkins of Crab Orchard, WV. She was preceded […]

William Fred Creech



A funeral service celebrating the life of William Fred Creech, age 90, of Thornville, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 13, in the mausoleum chapel at Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston, West Virginia, where military honors will be observed. Pastor Jim Addy will officiate. The family will receive friends in the chapel one hour prior to the […]

Ronald Lee “Archie” Garey



A funeral service celebrating the life of Ronald Lee “Archie” Garey, age 63, of Millersport, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015, Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Glen Starner officiating. Burial will take place in Millerport Cemetery where military honors will be observed. Archie was born April 20, 1951, in Lancaster, to […]

David G. Kuster



David G. Kuster, 87, of Hebron, passed away March 4, 2015, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark. He was born May 5, 1928, in Newark, a son of the late Karl and Hellen (Ginter) Kuster. On May 8, 1953, he married Mary (Campbell) Kuster, who survives. Mr. Kuster was a retired union electrician and a member of the I.B.E.W. Surviving […]

Ralph Clinton Seever



Ralph Clinton Seever passed away on March 3, 2015, at age 86. He was born on September 26, 1928, to Charles and Lily(Poling) Seever and was a lifelong resident of Baltimore. He graduated from Liberty Union High School, Class of 1947, and worked 26 years at Pure Oil Company and 20 years at South Central Power Company before retiring. He […]

Ruth Emmalea (Thompson) Short



A graveside service celebrat- ing the life of Ruth Emmalea (Thompson) Short, age 73, of Thornville, was held March 11, 2015, at Fairmount Cemetery with Pastor Rusty Foley officiating. Ruth was born February 10, 1942, in Louisa, Kentucky to the late Straud and Georgia (Moore) Thompson. She passed away March 8, 2015, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. Ruth […]

Lawrence Hugh Taylor, Jr.



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Lawrence Hugh Taylor, Jr., 68 of Pleasantville, will be held at 11:00 a.m, on Monday, March 16, 2015, in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with Phil George as celebrant. Burial with full military honors will follow in the New Salem Cemetery. Larry died March 9, 2015, […]

Council members discuss pending dam decision



BUCKEYE LAKE – ODNR’s refusal to raise the lake back to full pool could devastate lake area businesses, said Buckeye Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 1st Vice President Patrick Blankenhorn to the Buckeye Lake Village Council Monday night. “We’re working very hard to get that gate closed,” he said, which may include legal action. In a press release, ODNR Communications […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 3: A Newark woman reported a verbal argument with her twin bother, a Buckeye Lake resident, who has mental disabilities. Both parties were advised. • March 3: Police assisted medics with a person who had an extremely bad reaction to bed bugs. • March 4: A driver was cited for […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 16. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken rings, golden corn, chilled peaches, and Scooby snacks. Tuesday: Ravioli w/savory meat sauce, romaine & tomato salad, warmed spiced apples, and garlic toast. Wednesday: Multi cheese pizza, mixed vegetable medley, chilled pears, and cranberry bar. Thursday: Turkey & gravy, whipped potatoes, seasoned green beans, WG […]


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