Nancy Jo Catena

Nancy Jo Catena, age 67, died October 26, 2015, in Lake Zurich, Il. Nancy grew up in Columbus, and was a graduate of The Ohio State University. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Baltimore, where she called home for over 20 years. Nancy was also a member of the US Army Reserve 83rd ARCOM; she […]

Harold James Englehart

Harold James Englehart, 75, of Millersport, went home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2015. Harold “Fuzz” graduated from Pickerington High School in 1959 and served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1969. He retired in 1996 from the Metro Parks Department. He survived by his sons, Stephen (Sherry) Englehart and Chad (Yvette) Englehart; sisters, Ellouise […]

Bill (William) Hubbard

Bill (William) Hubbard, 58, of Buckeye Lake, died October 28, 2015. Bill was born in Columbus, as the youngest son of Tom and Rita Hubbard. He was a friend to all and a stranger to no one. As founder and President of Nortone Service Inc., Bill was proud to have served many hubs in Columbus, Charlotte, Chicago, and Harrisburg (PA), […]

Dale R. “DJ” Thorpe, Jr.

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Dale R. “DJ” Thorpe, Jr., 27, of Thornville, will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Beth Bateson officiating. Burial will follow at New Lexington Cemetery. Dale was born in Columbus on July 14, 1988, […]

Evelyn M. (Burden) Van Buren

Evelyn M. (Burden) Van Buren, 79, of Glenford, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, October 29, 2015, and was reunited with her husband, Everett, of 50 years. Evelyn enjoyed being with her family and friends and will forever be remembered for her smile, determination, energy, and positive outlook on life. She held dear to her heart her Community […]

Halloween fun in Buckeye Lake, Millersport


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Handmade Good Holiday Fair – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. FREE! Our first ever Handmade Goods Holiday Fair is more than a craft show, it is a vendor show that showcases handmade items by local artists. Vendors at this show will not have any mass […]

Thornville unhappy with Burr Oak deadline

THORNVILLE – Village officials are unhappy with a Dec. 8 deadline the Burr Oak Regional Water District imposed on Perry County Commissioners to make a decision on a proposal for Burr Oak to supply water to Northern Perry County. Currently, Thornville Village supplies water to Northern Perry County. Commissioners view switching to Burr Oak as an opportunity to provide city […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Oct. 24: A Walnut Road woman said someone stole video games from her home. • Oct. 24: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • Oct. 24: A Renner Street resident said a neighbor stole her son’s bike and she just saw him […]