John E. Thomason



A funeral service for John E. Thomason, 60, of Buckeye Lake, was held May 2, 2016, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, with Bishop Kris Watt officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. John graduated from Newark High School and served with the U.S. Army. He […]

Scott Alan Zody



Scott Alan Zody, 50, of Lan- caster passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 27, 2016. He was born on March 26, 1966, in Wooster. Scott is a 1984 graduate of Triway High School in Wooster. He graduated in 1988 from Ashland University, where he was an Ashbrook Scholar, with a B.S. in Education. He was the Chief of […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. For more information visit www.dawesarb.org Perry County Home and Garden Show – New Lexington. The free show runs from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, May 6 and 8 […]

Auto dealer starts “Drive for the Lake”



HEATH – Tri County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram kicked off “Drive for the Lake” last week. The long-time Heath dealership has a long history of community involvement and support. The “Drive for the Lake” is easy. Simply test-drive any new or pre-owned vehicle at Tri County on Ohio 79 in Heath and Tri County will donate $10 in your name […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 16: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • April 16: A driver was cited for running a red light. • April 16: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • April 17: Police responded to […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of May 9. Lakewood Local Schools Monday: #1 lancer chicken bowl; #2 Salisbury steak, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Spaghetti w/ breadstick; #2 Hot dog, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza; #2 PBJ pocket, steamed green beans, ice cream bar, and fruit. Thursday: #1 Chicken strips w/dinner roll; #2 […]

New boat race debuts May 21



BUCKEYE LAKE – Who says there won’t be boat races on Buckeye Lake this summer? Granted, there likely won’t be any power boat races on Buckeye Lake this year as the lake’s 4.1- mile earthen dam is replaced. ODNR is expected to allow the water level to rise this summer once dam safety engineers sign off on the Phase 1 […]

2016-05-07 E-Edition


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