Henry “Hank” Kumler Kauffman



Henry “Hank” Kumler Kauffman, age 81, of Baltimore died January 13, 2017, at the Ohio Masonic Home, in Springfield. Hank was born on June 6, 1935, to the late Ralph and Helen Kumler Kauffman in Baltimore. He was a Realtor and very active as a 50+ year member of the Baltimore Masonic Lodge, the Shrine, the Scottish Rite, York Rite, […]

Connie Krebs



A funeral service celebrating the life of Connie Krebs, 71 of Thornville was held January 16, 2017, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Services, with Lew Hildreth officiating. Burial followed at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery in Thornville. Connie was born to Mr.& Mrs. Roy Helser. After graduating from The Ohio State University, she taught Home Economics in the […]

Pamela J. Grimes McCann



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Pamela J. Grimes McCann, 61, of Buckeye Lake, was held January 16, 2017, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed at the Hebron Cemetery. Pam died January 11, 2017, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, following a brief illness. She was born in Newark, the daughter […]

Six traffic fatalities in Licking County last quarter



NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s Safe Communities Coalition reported six fatalities from five vehicle crashes during the fourth quarter of 2016, October 1 to December 31, in the county. Of the six fatalities, one was a pedestrian, one was a motorcyclist without a helmet, and three were not wearing seat belts. Two of the fatalities involved drugged driving […]

AARP tax help for seniors available



BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP will be preparing free 2016 tax returns at the Buckeye Lake Library. This service is for low or moderate income people with an emphasis on those 60 and older. You must bring a photo ID, social security card, your 2015 tax return and all 2016 paper work ( W-2’s, 1099’s etc.) Please call 740-641-2387 for your […]

Village will be taking over cemetery



MILLERSPORT – Fire Chief Bob Price told council members at their January 10 meeting that he wants to increase on-station staffing to three and three (Millersport and Fairfield Beach stations) around the clock. Currently only two firefighters are on-station at each fire station during the night. That can cause some delays on fire runs while the crew waits for a […]

Millersport Elementary names honor students



MILLERSPORT – Millersport Elementary School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. All “A” Honor Roll 4th Grade: Ellen Bruckelmeyer. 5th Grade: Tyler Large, Alek Petrefski, and Allison Foltz. A/B Honor Roll 4th Grade: Ethan Ailes, Harmony Atwood, Raymond Barton, Robert Bernard, Meghan Bruckelmeyer, Dalton King, Wyatt Littlejohn, Cynneace Urban, Haley Gillum, Cameron Blackcloud, Haiden Byrd, […]

Thornville Council president gives up seat



THORNVILLE – Village Council begins 2017 with a new council president and an open seat after council president Heidi Robinson resigned effectively immediately at the Jan. 2 organizational meeting. According to her letter, “This decision was not an easy one and involved many hours of thoughtful consideration. I am confident, however, that I am making the best decision for myself […]

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 […]

Winterfest getting bigger, better



BUCKEYE LAKE – Out of the winter doldrums comes the third annual Buckeye Lake Winterfest, the hottest party around, said Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Trustee Mike Fornataro. “We have more area locations involved, including places like Lakes’ End and Wall to Wall Floors in Millersport,” he said. “New activities make every year a little better. Last year it […]


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