David Anthony Cable

David Anthony Cable, 75, ended his battle with cancer at his home in Buckeye Lake on June 14, 2016. He was born January 10, 1941, to Bernard and Phyllis Cable in Columbus. He was preceded in death by both of his parents and a brother, Irwin. He is survived by his wife, Scharlotte Cable; sons, David (Martha) and Donald Cable; […]

Wanda Martin Engle

Our mother, Wanda Martin Engle, slipped away to be with the Lord on June 5, 2016, after a short illness peacefully at home with her family. She raised seven children and has 24 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren that she also took part in raising. We are going to miss her smile, her laughter, her words of wisdom but most […]

Tim L. Gettys

Tim L. Gettys, 77, of Thornville, died June 10, 2016, at FairHope Hospice. Tim was born November 1, 1938, in Bruno, Ohio, the son of the late Maurice G. “Mose” and Helen Edna Beard Gettys. He was a 1956 graduate of Thornville High School, and retired from Rockwell as a press operator after 34 years of service. He loved to […]

Charles D. May

Charles D. May, 73, of Thurston, passed away June 10, 2016, at the Pickering House. He was a member of Lighthouse Memorial Church in Millersport. He loved music and playing music. He also enjoyed fishing. He was a longtime member of the Lancaster Sertoma Club. Charles is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carolyn R. May; children, Marcia (Chris) […]

Joe O. Snyder, Sr.

Joe O. Snyder, Sr., 74, of Thornville, died peacefully June 13, 2016, in Lancaster, with his family at his side. He was born January 22, 1942, in Commercial Point, Ohio, the son of the late Harry and Jessie Cox Snyder. He served honorably in the US Army Reserves. Joe was a dairy farmer for many years, and later drove trucks. […]

Ohio 79 traffic restricted next week

JACKSONTOWN – Beginning Wednesday, June 22, Ohio 79 in southern Licking County will be restricted starting at 9 a.m. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Neal Avenue and Rigley Tract Road. The turning lane will be closed as well while crews work to replace railroad tracks. These restrictions will remain in place until Friday, June […]

Sign up for emergency notices

BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties. The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. Tornado warnings and other emergency notices are sent to your phone. Sign up at www.fairfieldema.com. The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is now part of the Code Red warning system for weather alerts […]

Some more new Queen of the Lake photos


Jackson Intermediate names honor students

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently announced its honor students for the fourth and final nine-week grading period. Principal’s List 3rd Grade: Kyra Cassin; Olivia Cunningham; Alia Irwin; Micah Knipp; Marci Lentz; Alexus Miller; Carlos Short; Regan Sony; Colton Stafford; Ryan Wheeler; Skylar Wilson; Allie Hanson; Mansimran Kaur; Rayana Booker; Carly Williams; CJ Bateman; Craig McMillen; Madelyn Miller; Kenna Parkison; […]

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