Park improvements praised



Editor: I want to say thanks to all who volunteered in various ways this Summer and Fall to make Ryan-Braden Park a much better place for residents and visitors. The village was fortunate to receive grant money from the Licking County Health Department which made it possible to provide much needed improvements and repairs. The new restrooms and drinking fountain […]

Gary D. Dusenberry Sr.



Gary D. Dusenberry Sr., age 72, passed away November 18, 2015, at the Thornville Health and Rehab Center. Gary was born December 18, 1942, in New Lexington, to the late Albert C. and Dott M. (Cotterman) Dusenberry. He was a lifetime member of AMVETS and the Moose Lodge where he was a Charter Member and a member of the Moose […]

Betty Lou (Livesay) Loudermilk



Betty Lou (Livesay) Loudermilk, 82, of Hebron, passed away November 17, 2015. She was born September 10, 1933, in Clintonville, West Virginia. Betty was a homemaker and was a wonderful cook. She harvested and canned home grown foods for her family. She enjoyed reading and discussing the Bible with her husband and family. Betty was preceded in death by her […]

Billie “Bill” K. May



Billie “Bill” K. May, age 70 of Millersport, died November 18, 2015, at the Pickering House. He was born in Matewan, WV, on Feb. 27, 1945, to the late Johney and Lula Smith May. Bill worked for Lucent Technologies for 35 years and retired as the Chief of Police in Millersport after 27 years. Bill also worked as a Fairfield […]

Mary Gertrude Emmert Mickey



Mary Gertrude Emmert Mickey, 87, of Somerset, went to be with God November 17, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. Mary was born April 26, 1928, in Somerset, to the late Albert and Alice Ferguson Emmert. She retired from Good Samaritan Medical Center in 1987, where she had worked for 21 years. She dedicated most of her life […]

Gladys Miller



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Gladys Miller, 75, of Washington Court House, formerly of Millersport, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2015, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Rev. De Von Davis, Chaplain from S.H.C. as celebrant. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery. Gladys died November […]

John Thomas Stockdale



A graveside service for John Thomas Stockdale, 98, of Hebron, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2015, in the Zanesville Memorial Park with full military honors. John died November 23, 2015, at his home. He was born June 26, 1917, in LaGrange, Illinois, the son of the late Franklin S. and Hattie (Dinsmore) Stockdale. John served […]

Shirley Jean Stokes



A memorial service celebrating the life of Shirley Jean Stokes, age 74, of Heath, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2015, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home with Vern Smith officiating. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark. Shirley was born November 30, 1940, in […]

Cold doesn’t stop March on the Dam



BUCKEYE LAKE – Cold weather didn’t stop more than three dozen marchers from walking about halfway down the Buckeye Lake dam Sunday afternoon. March organizers Patty McLoughlin and Sally Oldham said the walk was a last chance to enjoy the beauty of the dam lakefront and to remind ODNR that residents are still here and watching their actions. About a […]

Lakewood High School names honor students



HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Grade 9: Grant Davis, Jason Dyer-Mitchell, Teagan Fredo, Ryan Gay, Madelyn Gloyd, Scott Hartman, Brittany Hill, Hannah Horsington, Jacob Maynard, Gaven McIntosh, Madison Saenz, Tyler Silvia, Abigail Smith, Jennifer Spires and Garrett Thomas. Grade 10: Kristen Aldridge, Michael Blaha, Jenna Chorpenning, Amara […]


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