Rodney Lee Simpson



Rodney Lee Simpson, age 63, of Buckeye Lake, passed away on April 2, 2017, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center (operated by Hospice of Central Ohio). The Heath Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Robert “Bob” W. Stoltz



A memorial service celebrating the life of Robert “Bob” W. Stoltz, age 90, of Granville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at New Albany Methodist Church, 20 Third Street, New Albany, with Pastor Frank Luchsinger officiating. A private burial will be held at Zion Ridge Cemetery in Thornville at a later date. Bob was born […]

Robert L. Thompson



A private graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Granville for Robert L. Thompson, 90, of Hebron. Robert passed away peacefully at his home April 1, 2017. He was born in Granville to the late George and Helen (Vogel) Thompson. A retired electrical engineer from North American Aviation, Robert honorably served his country aboard the Minesweeper YMS-348 […]

Narcan kit distribution, training set for April 12



PATASKALA – The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) is offering an opioid overdose prevention training session and naloxone (narcan) kit distribution event on Wednesday, April 12, at the COTC – Pataskala Campus, 8660 E. Broad Street, Reynoldsburg, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to all community members. The purpose of the community event is first […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Ramp Celebration – 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 6. Cost: Non-members – $15; Members – $10. Ramps, also called wild leeks, carpet The Arboretum’s woodland from late March to mid-April. Learn the natural history, medicinal properties and unique qualities of this wild onion species. Participants will take […]

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Union Township Clean-up Day is April 29



HEBRON – Union Township residents can get rid of unwanted bulky items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at the township complex at 1380 Beaver Run Road. Furniture, mattresses, electronics, carpet, scrap lumber & metal and small amounts of remodeling waste will be accepted. Please NO TIRES, LIQUIDS, FREON CONTAINING APPLIANCES OR ANY HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. Seniors […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Mar. 2: Police were dispatched to Motel 6 on an unknown disturbance. The female complained that her boyfriend was holding her against her will and had assaulted her. It was determined that the female was attempting to harm herself and had stated she wanted to commit suicide. The boyfriend was trying […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of April 10. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Popcorn chicken #2 PBJ pocket, mashed potatoes, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Ravioli w/breadstick #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, cucumbers and tomatoes w/ranch, fruit, and Easter cookie. Thursday: #1 Grilled cheese sandwich #2 PBJ pocket, tomato soup, carroteenies, […]

Sign up for emergency notices



BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties. The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. Tornado warnings and other emergency notices are sent to your phone. Sign up at www.fairfieldema.com. The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is now part of the Code Red warning system for weather alerts […]