Steven L. “Kenny” Jenkins, Sr.



Steven L. “Kenny” Jenkins, Sr., age 57, of Thornville, passed away September 29, 2015, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 30, 1957, in Indianapolis, IN, to Elizabeth Ann Dillehay and Jack A. Jenkins, Sr. Kenny enjoyed spending time at the beach with his family while vacationing in Clearwater, Florida. He was a big fan […]

Edson Kindler



Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Edson Kindler, age 64, of Harbor Hills. Mr. Kindler passed away on Monday, September 28, 2015, at his home. The Heath Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

David R. Miller



David R. Miller, age 74 of Ft. Myers, Florida and former resident of Pickerington, passed away September 19, 2015, at Lee Memorial Hospital. He was a retired manager at Nationwide Insurance, attended First Baptist Church of Naples, FL and was a member of Grove City Masonic Lodge for 40 years. He loved to travel, going to Jackson Hole, WY, Hawaii, […]

Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Padar



Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Padar, age 62, of Heath. Mr. Padar passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Arlington Care Center. The Heath Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Evelyn Louise Perkins



A funeral mass celebrating the life of Evelyn Louise Perkins, 70, of Hebron, was held September 28, 2015, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake, with burial following at Holy Cross Cemetery, Pataskala. Evelyn died September 24, 2015, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. She was born in Glouster, Ohio, on June 23, 1945, the daughter of the […]

William D. Phillips



William D. Phillips, age 88 of Pleasantville, passed away September 26, 2015, at Heartland Fairfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was a retired brick and block layer, attended Bremen Holiness Church and was a member of Fairfield Fish and Game Club. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. William is survived by his daughters, Angie “Sissy” (Richard) Griggs of Junction City, Orlena […]

James E. Ricker



James E. Ricker, 82, went to be with the Lord on September 24, 2015, with his family by his side. Even though selfishly we are going to miss him here on Earth, we know that he has a lot of catching up to do with his siblings in Heaven. Jim was born on October 14, 1932, in Chicago, IL. He […]

Betty Lou Woodworth



A graveside service for Betty Lou Woodworth, age 72, of Hebron, was held September 29, 2015, at Bates Cemetery in Athens. Betty was born November 3, 1942, in Athens, to the late Samuel and Golda (Hudnall) Lowry. She passed away peacefully at her home on September 25, 2015. Betty was employed with THK for 12 years. She enjoyed spending time […]

RCAP raises some questions about Burr Oak water proposal



NEW LEXINGTON – Julie Ward with the Rural Community Assistance Partnership said RCAP has some concerns about the Burr Oak Water District’s proposal to provide public water to Northern Perry County. “It can be a good idea,” she said, to promote economies of scale; bigger is almost always better when it comes to public utilities. But, Ward hoped some questions […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Fall Festival – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. Celebrate the harvest season with an enjoyable family event that explores homesteading techniques and seasonally appropriate gardening tips. Hitch a ride on a wagon to learn about fall color and encounter wild critters in a presentation by […]


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