David Eugene “Jonsey” Jones

David Eugene “Jonsey” Jones, age 61, of Hebron, passed away unexpectedly on December 11, 2015, at his home. David was born April 15, 1954, in Chauncey, Ohio. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Marlene A. (Vipperman) Jones, whom […]

Michael L. Kelly

Michael L. Kelly, 71, of Baltimore, passed away on November 29, 2015, at the Pickerington Nursing and Rehab Center, surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. He was an outgoing and fun loving guy, who enjoyed making everyone in his presence laugh and smile. He retired after 40 years as a railroad engineer […]

Harold Parry Price

Harold Parry Price, age 71, of Hebron, passed away on December 11, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Meigs County, Ohio, on March 11, 1944, to the late Edwin Harold and Fern Elizabeth (Smith) Price. Harold graduated from Lakewood High School, Class of 1962. Prior to retirement, he owned and operated Midtown Motors for many years. He was […]

Patrick Anthony Weber

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Patrick Anthony Weber, 51, of Hebron, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 20, 2015, in the New Life United Methodist Church, Hebron, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Private family burial will follow in Hickory Flats Cemetery, St Clair Township in Butler County, at a later date, where he will […]

Phase 1 construction to install stability berm begins

LIEB’S ISLAND – ODNR may have to add the substantial repair or replacement of most of Liebs Island Drive to the scope of its Buckeye Lake Dam replacement project. ODNR and local officials recently noted that the southern or in-bound lane along the Feeder Creek was starting to deteriorate with fatigue and longitudinal cracking, and rutting. The deterioration was likely […]


Lakewood completes facility assessment

HEBRON – A Lakewood School District facility needs assessment revealed the district’s buildings could use a total of $20,256,000 worth of improvements. “This was a preliminary look at the district,” said Lakewood Superintendent Mary Kay Andrews, “from an objective view as well as a stakeholder view of needs. There is no plan for anything.” The district hired architectural firm Legat […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike – 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. FREE! On the 3rd Friday of each month, join our team of educators and volunteers for a guided hike on our main grounds, after hours. Search for night-time critters and look for stars, as daylight fades and your […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of December 21. Lakewood Local Schools No School – Christmas Break 12/21/2015-1/1/2016. Liberty Union Elementary Monday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, roll/butter, and diced peaches. Tuesday: Bosco sticks/ sauce or PBJ, mixed vegetables, baby carrots/dip, and fresh fruit. Liberty Union Middle School Monday: Bacon cheeseburger WG/bun, curly fries, veggie boat/lt ranch, and applesauce. Tuesday: […]

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