Vivian Hughes

Vivian Hughes, 86, of Baltimore, passed away March 30, 2015, at Homestead Center. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Vivian was born on November 30, 1928, to the late Fred and Flora Robbins in Fairview, Virginia. She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Joe) Asher; sons, Charles (Mary) Hughes, Ira J. Hughes, and William (Theresa) Hughes; 14 grandchildren; 20 […]

David G. Marsh

David G. Marsh, age 75 of Baltimore, passed away April 7, 2015, at his residence. He was a long time employee of Essex Wire and later retired from Lancaster Machining as a tool and die maker. He was a member of Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church. David is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Lou Marsh; sons, […]

Virginia L. McKenzie Phillips

Virginia L. McKenzie Phillips, 83, of New Lexington, died April 2, 2015, at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. She was born December 22, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Harold B. and Patricia L. Grant Frederick. Virginia was a retired cook from New Lexington Elementary School and a member of Saint Rose Catholic Church of New Lexington. Survived by […]

Zenna Lee Harrison Sayre

Zenna Lee Harrison Sayre, Buckeye Lake, was born November 3, 1922, at Adair, OK, to the late Joseph Linn and Florence H. (Davis) Harrison. She died April 3, 2015, at her residence. She married William M. (Bud) Sayre in Memphis, TN in 1974. She designed and built their home on NorthBank of Buckeye Lake and joined Bud in the operation […]

Northern Local rehires former superintendent

THORNVILLE – Northern Local Schools Board of Education has rehired former superintendent Thomas Perkins effective August 1. Perkins is currently superintendent of Mid-East Vocational School in Zanesville. “I am returning because my family has decided to live in the district for the long term as we believe it to be the place that offers our children the highest quality education […]


Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 1: A Highland Avenue man said his young daughter was missing. She returned home shortly after police were notified. She was unharmed and said she was at a friend’s house. • April 1: An officer cited a driver for squealing her car’s tires during an unreasonably fast turn. The driver […]

Sign up for emergency notices

BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties. The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. Tornado warnings and other emergency notices are sent to your phone. Sign up at The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is now part of the Code Red warning system for weather alerts […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Beginning Bonsai (Part 1) – 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 11. Cost $45; Members $35.This two-session course introduces participants to the art of bonsai. The first session leads students through the history of bonsai, types of plants to use, containers, bonsai soil and tools needed along with […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 13. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Sweet sesame chicken, Asian vegetable rice, mandarin oranges, mini egg roll, and fortune cookie. Tuesday: Grilled hamburger on bun, glazed carrot coins, and mixed berry delight. Wednesday: Southwest pizza, spring salad mix, and chilled grapefruit slices. Thursday: Cheesy beef & noodles, steamed broccoli, fresh banana, and […]