Margaret E. Janks



A funeral service for Margaret E. Janks, 96 of Heath, formerly of Hebron and Port Charlotte, FL, was held September 10, 2016, in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home with Deacon Robert Ghiloni officiating. Burial followed at Newark Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Janks passed away September 6, 2016, at Chapel Grove Inn, Heath. She was born January 5, […]

Madeline M. Wilson



Madeline M. Wilson, age 103, of Thornville, formerly of Somerset, died September 13, 2016, at Somerset Health And Rehabilitation. Madeline was born April 21, 1913, in New Lexington, the daughter of the late John and Elma Caster Vernon. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and she and her husband, Lawrence farmed just outside of Somerset for many […]

Millerport Fire awarded grain bin rescue capsule



MILLERSPORT – More than three dozen firefighters from four departments – Basil Joint Fire District, Hebron, Millersport and Thurston-Walnut Township – spent several hours Monday evening training for a call they hope they never receive. Millersport was one of 19 departments across 14 states to be awarded a grain rescue tube. A total of 641 departments were nominated. Wilmington Fire […]

Millersport Food Drive set for Saturday, Sept. 24



MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Community Food Pantry will be sponsoring a food drive on Saturday, Sept. 24. Donation bags will be dropped off at homes in the Village on Saturday, Sept. 17, and picked up on Saturday, Sept. 24. If you do not receive a donation bag on your porch, you can drop your donations off at the 2315 Weakley […]

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Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Stroller Stroll – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through September. FREE! Join a guide on a stroll along a paved path through our beautiful grounds. This is a great opportunity for parents or caregivers to enjoy some fresh air and exercise, while children explore the natural world around […]

It’s time to bike Buckeye Lake



BUCKEYE LAKE – For Bike Buckeye Lake co-organizer Jeff Robb, Sr., the dream of a bicycle path completely circling Buckeye Lake begins with one ride. “ODNR is suggesting this initiative comes from the people,” he said. Robb is partnering with Buckeye Lake/Columbus East KOA campground owners Mike and Shirley Groseclose and other local organizations ultimately to try to raise funds […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 4: An officer was clearing a traffic stop when a truck with one flat tire passed him at a high speed. The vehicle matched the description of a vehicle just involved in a hit and run incident. The officer confirmed the vehicle’s identity and pursued. The vehicle was located at […]

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