Dawn Elaine (Ebersole) Drewes



A memorial service, celebrating the life of Dawn Elaine (Ebersole) Drewes, age 80, of Thornville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Grace Lutheran Church, 65 E. Columbus St., Thornville. Dawn was born on October 29, 1935, in Bellevue, Ohio, to the late Earl and Lyle (Addis) Ebersole. She passed away on February 15, 2016, […]

Clarence Ellwood Houk



A Masonic Service for Clarence Ellwood Houk, 88, of Thornville, was held February 13, 2016, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held February 14, 2016, at Locust Grove Cemetery in Ellwood City, PA. Clarence passed away February 10, 2016, at SharonBrooke Senior Living in Newark. He was born April 12, 1927, in Ellwood City, PA, […]

Donald Harry Williamson



Donald Harry Williamson, 66, of Thornville, passed away February 10, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. Don was born December 10, 1949, the son of the late Bryce and Alma (Mitchell) Williamson. He grew up in Hebron, one of three sets of twins living on North Street during the 1960’s. He was a 1968 graduate of Lakewood High […]

Connison “Connie” Allen Wilson



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Connison “Connie” Allen Wilson, 84, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2016, in the chapel of the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Paul Hansen as celebrant. Burial will full military honors will follow at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Connie died at his home […]

Food Pantry is a community-wide project



MILLERSPORT – Thanks to volunteers and donors, the Millersport Community Food Pantry provided 28,100 meals in 2015 to 144 families. Families can visit the full pantry once a month receiving enough food for 15 meals plus holiday baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each family is also allowed one additional emergency visit per year. Families may come for fresh produce every […]

Soil mixing machines will work 24/5



BUCKEYE LAKE – The most critical phase of the Buckeye Lake Dam project started this week. The Lieb’s Island-based soil mixing unit (top far right) is ready to begin its very slow trek down the stability berm to Seller’s Point. The auger/mixer is partially hidden by the grout bulk plant that will bind the bank run berm material into an […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Beginner’s Yoga Series II – 6 – 7 p.m. on Thursdays beginning Feb. 11 and through March 10. Cost: $50/$40 members. Take your yoga skills to the next level as you develop more postures and learn new breathing techniques. Upon completion of this series, you will have the confidence […]

Jackson Intermediate names honor students



HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently named its honor student for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List 3rd Grade: Kyra Cassin; Alia Irwin; Micah Knipp; Alexus Miller; Regan Sony; Colton Stafford; Ryan Wheeler; Skylar Wlson; Cora Hall; Allie Hanson; Brody Houck; Haley Kabbia; Maggie Taylor; Matthew Malone; Katherine Stafford; Carly Wlliams; CJ Bateman; Connor Carbaugh; Craig McMillen; Madelyn Miller; […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of February 22. Lakewood Local Schools Monday: #1 French toast sticks; #2 Egg and cheese omelet, sausage patty, tri-taters, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Chicken and noodles w/dinner roll; #2 Taco salad, steamed green beans, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza; #2 Peanut butter and jelly pocket, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Thursday: # 1 Chicken […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake .• Feb. 1: A driver was cited for illegally turning right at a red light. • Feb. 1: Police checked out a report of a suspicious vehicle near the Buckeye Lake Youth Association, but the vehicle left before police arrived. • Feb. 1: Police responded to a report of a person trespassing […]


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