George F. Stilwell



George F. Stilwell, of Baltimore, born March 20, 1924, in Basil, departed this life on November 17, 2016, at the age of 92. He was the eldest child of Fred Owen and Olive Catherine (Koontz) Stilwell and the grandson of Frank and Cordelia Collins Stilwell and Frank and Ida Miller Koontz. He graduated from Liberty Union High School in the […]

How to avoid holiday scams



COLUMBUS – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned consumers this week of scams to avoid this holiday season. “Scams don’t take a break during the holidays, and when people are busy or distracted, they may be more likely to fall for a scam,” Attorney General DeWine said. “We just encourage people to be careful. Take a few minutes to think, […]

Thornville Elementary School names honor students



THORNVILLE – Thornville Elementary School recently named its honor students for the first nine-weeks grading period. Principal’s List 1st grade: Graham Anderson, Cadence Baker, Vanessa Corbin, Joshua Dyer, Lakelyn Haas, Elynn Harr, MaKenna Kuhn, Aidan Love, Maxwell Lowry, Brenna Moorehead, Jackson Morbitzer, Matthew Parker, Aiden Pfeifer, Ellie Ruthers, Caleb Shank, Aaron Snider, Reese Solomon, Tannir Thompson, Kamryn Williams and Ashlyn […]

Central Ohio housing market is strong



COLUMBUS – Central Ohio saw a record number of home sales for the month of October. There were 2,574 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of October, a 5.4 percent increase over the previous year, although a 10.3 percent decline from September, according to the Columbus REALTORS(r) Multiple Listing Service. “With record home sales, the central Ohio […]

Millersport Junior/Senior High School names honor students



MILLERSPORT – Millersport Junion/Senior High School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Super Honor Roll Grade 12: Faith Dupler; Kiaunna Games; Alec Harrison; Noah Jewell; Jimmy Norton; Shelby Rushlow; and Cassie Schilling. Grade 11: Dana Keller; and Natalio Parker. Grade 10: Hope Manifold. Grade 9: Hailey Blanchard; Nick Shopovski; Sydney Tisdale; and Stephen Warner. Grade […]

Planning Commission seeking input for plan update



LANCASTER – The Fairfield County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is kicking off a year long process to update the county’s Comprehensive Plan and is seeking input from residents and business owners to help prioritize goals, objectives, and policies for the plan. The survey may be accessed by the following link: https://s.zoomerang.com/r/PlanFairfield A Comprehensive Plan is a visioning document that will […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Holiday Greenery Workshop – 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and noon – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, and noon – 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. Cost: $25 members; $35 non-members. Pick a session to create a festive arrangement of […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Oct.18: Police responded to an alarm drop at a North Basil Street residence. Everything checked secure. • Oct. 19: Police took a report on a non-injury accident on West Market Street. • Oct. 20: Police took a report on a missing utility trailer at a North Basil Street residence. • Oct. 21: […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of December 5. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: No School – Thanksgiving Break. Tuesday: #1 chicken patty sandwich #2 BBQ rib sandwich, baked French fries, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, carroteenies, and fruit. Thursday: #1 Hot dog #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Friday: #1 Walking taco #2 PBJ […]

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