Alice R. (Burton) Gordon



A funeral service celebrating the life of Alice R. (Burton) Gordon, age 87, of Hebron, was held January 10, 2017, at God’s Acres Church of God with Brother Jim Presley officiating. Burial followed in Wilson Cemetery. Alice passed away on January 5, 2017, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark. She was born July 28, 1929, in Columbus, to the late […]

Garnet L. Gruff



Garnet L. Gruff, 97, formerly of Bella Vista, Arkansas died December 31, 2016, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She was born November 7, 1919, in Baltimore, to Smith Dumm and Julia Bright Orr. She lived in Bella Vista, Arkansas for 27 years and in Oklahoma for 2 years. She was a member of the Bella Vista Community Church. Garnet was preceded in […]

James Thomas Painter



James Thomas Painter, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack on January 1, 2017, in Decatur, Illinois. Jim was born to the late Howard and Grace (Leona) Painter in Johnstown. He graduated from Lakewood High School and worked the majority of his career in the hazardous materials transportation industry. Jim was looking forward to traveling, golfing, and relaxing with friends […]

Phyllis A. Switzer



Phyllis A. Switzer, 85, of Lancaster, passed away January 1, 2017, at the Pickering House. Phyllis was born on March 23, 1931, in Basil, to the late Forrest and Dorothy Switzer. She retired from Western Electric, where she worked for many years. Phyllis loved to garden and was a member of The Dawes Arboretum. She also enjoyed fishing and hunting […]

Council members want some changes in 2017



BUCKEYE LAKE- Monday night, Buckeye Lake Village Council members were not ready to approve an ordinance to renew an agreement with Licking County for floodplain administration. The regulations themselves are fairly straight forward, but there were some changes beginning this year and council members didn’t feel they had enough time to review the changes and the regulations themselves to call […]

Central Ohio home sales continue to set records



COLUMBUS – Central Ohio once again saw a record number of homes sales during the month of November. There were 2,227 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of November, a 15.8 percent increase over the previous year, according to the Columbus REALTORS(r) Multiple Listing Service. Year to date (January through November), home sales are up to 29,196 […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Foundations Yoga Series – Begins 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. Cost: Non-members-$65; Members – $55. In this beginner-focused yoga series, learn the basics of the practice, including breathing techniques and introductory level postures. Over this six-week series, develop a few more advanced postures and build your […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Dec. 1: Police were called to a Vivian Lane address on a report of menacing threats. • Dec. 2: Police were called to a West Market Street address on a report of criminal damaging. • Dec. 4: Police responded to an alarm drop at a West Market Street address. Everything checked OK. […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 16. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: No School – Martin Luther King Day. Tuesday: #1 Macaroni & cheese #2 PBJ pocket, steamed broccoli, fruit, and rice krispie treat. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, steamed corn, and fruit. Thursday: #1xChicken & noodles, dinner roll #2 PBJ pocket, mashed potatoes, and fruit. Friday: #1 […]

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