Analysis: Dust from dam project is health risk

BUCKEYE LAKE – Dam project spokesperson Ian Nickey hand- delivered two Material Safety Data Sheets last Thursday to a North Bank resident who requested them earlier in the week. The resident sought the OSHA-required documents after his physician asked about the dust that was irritating his eyes and skin. Other neighbors reported similar symptoms plus some respiratory problems. Portland cement, […]

Pataskala Mayor discusses MARCS agreement

BUCKEYE LAKE- – Pataskala Mayor Mike Compton attended Monday night’s BuckeyeLake Village Council meeting to describe his city’s experiences with a MARCS radio tower and service building on Pataskala property; Buckeye Lake Council members are currently weighing the pros and cons of erecting a MARCS tower on its property as well. “It was quite a lengthy process,” Compton said to […]

Millersport pool won’t open

MILLERSPORT – The village’s 45-year-old public swimming pool has been on life support for years. Officials are pulling the plug for at least this year. There are a number of structural issues including major damage from an early April storm. Millersport Mayor Gary Matheny said the major reason is the daily loss of roughly 18,000 gallons of water per day, […]

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Lions need help protecting Heritage Village

Editor: The Millersport Lions Club is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year. We are part of Lions Clubs lnternational, the world’s largest service organization and they will celebrate their 100th Anniversary in 2017. Our motto is “we serve” and “where there is a need there is a Lion.” That’s pretty much what your friends and neighbors that are members of […]

Buckeye Lake Mayor’s Court could sell popcorn

Editor: Much like the old Buckeye Lake Park, when you come to Buckeye Lake Mayor’s Court it reminds you of a carnival. They really should sell popcorn and maybe have someone there playing some vintage carnival music on the old Wurlitzer! In the Buckeye Lake Mayor’s Court (BLMC) Magistrate John Berryhill, tries to run the court with a little humor […]

Donald A. “Don” Brown

A funeral service celebrating the life of Donald A. “Don” Brown, age 73, of Hebron, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. A graveside service will be held at Dew Cemetery near Glouster, Ohio, at 2:00 p.m. Friends may call from […]

Nancy Lou Coble

Nancy Lou Coble, 81, of Glenford, died peaceably April 25, 2016, at the Pickering House in Lancaster, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and an extended stay at Carriage Court in Lancaster. Nancy was born October 5, 1934, in Newark, to the late Harry and Mary Catherine Davis. She was a 1952 graduate of New Lexington High School where she […]

Robert Russell Webb

Robert Russell Webb, born August 24, 1956, in Parkersburg, WV, died April 22, 2016, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. He was a graduate of Shelby High School, Class of 1974 and United States Air Force veteran. Russ was formerly employed by The Steris Corporation He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy Webb and Lavinia Webb; brother, Richard Jeffrey […]

C. Larry Wilson

A funeral service celebrating the life of C. Larry Wilson, age 60, of Thornville, will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the Vineyard Christian Church, 9286 York Road SW, Pataskala, with Pastor Brian Burd officiating. Burial will take place in Kirkersville Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. prior to the service at the […]