Gary G. “Pops” Sainsbury

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Gary G. “Pops” Sainsbury, age 74, of Thornville, were held September 9, 2015, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery, with military honors being observed by the Buckeye Lake VFW. Gary was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, on August 28, 1941, […]

Jerry S. Satterfield

A funeral service celebrating the life of Jerry S. Satterfield, age 87, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 11, 2015, at The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Rev. Mark Katrick officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Jerry […]

James E. Snider

A graveside service celebrating the life of James E. Snider, age 76, of Buckeye Lake, was held September 8, 2015, in the Union Evangelical Cemetery, Snyder Church Rd., Baltimore, with Pastor Paul Snoddy officiating. James was born April 1, 1939, in Fairfield County, to the late Earl and Helen M. Snider. He passed away September 4, 2015, at Licking Memorial […]

Mary R. Sorg

Mary R. Sorg, 85, of Glenford, died September 5, 2015, at her home. Mary was born November 14, 1929, in Fulda, Ohio, the daughter of the late Urban and Sophie (Nau) Estadt. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Somerset. She spent her life as a dairy farmer’s wife, working along side her husband and family. She […]

Johnsie Mae Teeters

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Johnsie Mae Teeters, 91, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 11, 2015, with visitation immediately prior to the services from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 56 South Main Street in Thornville. Her Pastor Michael Saldivar will be the celebrant. […]

John R. Wilber

John R. Wilber went to be with the Lord, September 7, 2015, in Franklin, North Carolina. He was born April 12, 1940, in Sandusky, NY, the son of Lewis K. (Pete) Wilber and Ruth (Schang) Wilber. He served in the US Navy after which he became a long haul truck driver. He met many obstacles in life, but in the […]


Trustees honor oldest resident on her birthday

JACKSONTOWN – What began as plans for a low-keyed recognition of Licking Township’s (and possibly Ohio’s) oldest resident on her birthday became a major celebration with statewide representation. Tuesday night, a crowd jammed Licking Township Fire Company bays to bid happy birthday to township resident Mildred “Millie” Ryan, who turned 104 years old Tuesday. “Millie, you are an inspiration to […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Fall Native Tree & Perennial Plant Sale – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12. It’s time for our Fall Plant Sale-featuring the best Ohio native plants. Browse our selection of native perennials, trees and shrubs grown at The Dawes Arboretum! Fall is a great time to […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 30: Police responded to report of a domestic dispute at a W. 1st Street residence; it was a verbal dispute. • Aug. 30: A Lynnwood Court woman said a neighbor beat on the side of her house. The neighbor said she only knocked at the door. • Aug. 31: A […]

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