Water plant open house set for Aug. 8



BALTIMORE- The Village of Baltimore will be hosting an open house for its newly renovated water treatment plant on Monday, August 8, from noon until 6 p.m. The improvements were started in 2014 and numerous updates were made to the existing treatment building, including installation of new softening and filtration equipment and piping and appurtenances as well as removing in-place […]

Gregory A. Boice



A memorial service will be held from 2 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Buckeye Lake Eagles for Gregory A. Boice. Greg passed away, surrounded by his family, on June 28, 2016, in Columbus, after an extended illness. Please come and join in the celebration of Greg’s life with his family and friends.

Fredrick “Peck” Landis



Fredrick “Peck” Landis, age 86 of Thurston, passed away July 27, 2016, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army, a graduate of Liberty Union High School, and retired as the supervisor of the Village of Baltimore’s water and sewer departments with 37 years of service. Peck was a member of the Baltimore […]

Avery “Joe” Martin



Avery “Joe” Martin, 93, of Hebron, passed away peacefully at home on July 28, 2016, with his family at his side. He was born in Hebron on May 2, 1923, the son of the late Avery Joe and Helen Grace (Woodruff) Martin. Joe was a graduate of Kirkersville High School, Class of 1942, completed one year of college at The […]

Charles “Charlie” “Chuck” B. Miller



Charles “Charlie” “Chuck” B. Miller, of Thurston, passed away July 27, 2016, at his residence. He was a retired custodian for Liberty Union Board of Education. He enjoyed doing wood working when he could. He is survived by his wife, Edith L. Miller; sons, Charles “Butch” P. (Milinda) Miller of Thurston and Paul L. (Melanie) Miller of Gahanna; nine grandchildren; […]

Chad A. Rhinesmith



Chad A. Rhinesmith, 33, of Millersport, passed away peacefully July 31, 2016. Chad was born to David and Joanne (Akers) Rhinesmith in Columbus, on September 22, 1982. He is preceded in death by his mother; uncle, Carl Chisler; nephew, Bradley “Buck” Rhinesmith; and father-in-law, Joseph Hannigan. Chad is survived by his father stepmother, David and Diana Rhinesmith; wife, Patty; stepchildren, […]

Paul R. Seagraves



A funeral service for Paul R. Seagraves, age 56, of Lancaster, was held July 31, 2016, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Paul was born in Cleveland, on November 4, 1959, to the late Raymond and Doris (Justice) Seagraves. He passed away unexpectedly July 27, 2016, at Fairfield Medical Center. Paul volunteered at the Salvation Army. […]

More lakes opened to seaplanes



COLUMBUS – After working with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA), Ohio officials announced the state will take steps to open more bodies of water to seaplanes. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) plans to proceed with rulemaking to allow seaplane landings in the coming months on Buckeye Lake, Indian Lake, Long […]

Stacey Stein named Lakewood High School principal



HEBRON – Having grown up and taught social studies in large school districts, Lakewood High School’s new principal, Stacey Stein, said she looked to Licking County for a sense of community-and found it. The former Heath High School assistant principal learned July 29 that she had been chosen to lead Lakewood High School and her first day at Lakewood would […]

‘Manpower is looking better for August’



MILLERSPORT – Fire Chief Bob Price told Walnut Township Trustees Tuesday night that department’s “manpower is looking better for August.” He said open shifts are down to 50 – 60 for the month. After Millersport officials consulted with fire service attorney Larry Bennett of Cincinnati, Price said Bennett told them that the work limit of 1,500 hours per year for […]


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