Turf is installed in new Lakewood stadium

BUCKEYE LAKE – Lakewood’s new football stadium is taking shape. The synthetic turf was installed last week. Yardage markers and lines are being sown into the new plastic turf this week, The final layer of asphalt for the expanded eight-lane track was being installed on Wednesday. The new visitor bleachers were also being installed Wednesday. Work on the new home […]

Buckeye Lake to put two tax levies on November ballot

BUCKEYE LAKE – Voters in Buckeye Lake Village will see at least three tax levies on the November ballot unless plans change. Monday night, Village Council members, by two 6-1 votes, took the first step to put the renewal of the village’s five year, five-mill fire/EMS levy and a new five year, five-mill operating levy on the November ballot. Wednesday […]

Lakewood High School names honors students

HEBRON – Lakewood High School recently named its honor students for the fourth and final nine-week grading 2016-2017. Principal’s List GRADE 9 – Austin Bowman; Elizabeth Bowman; Makenzie Brodsky; Katherine Chittum; Korrigan Craddock; Caleb Dorris; Rhett Driskel; Cody Jarvis; Eric Johnson; Alexa Kane; Gursimran Kaur; Olivia Novotny; Olivia Ogg; Noah Sniadach; Anthony Toskin; and Connor Vierstra. GRADE 10 – Nicholas […]

Eileen Elizabeth Bass

A Funeral Mass for Eileen Elizabeth Bass, age 88, of Millersport, will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Buckeye Lake, with Father Bill Hritsko as Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lockbourne. Visitation will be held at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, […]

Jonathan Wesley Bowers

Jonathan Wesley Bowers, age 49, left us on Monday, June 5, due to a heart attack. From his birth in September 14, 1967 to his death on Monday he has touched and inspired many lives through his business, family, and the values he held. He was born in Columbus at Grant Medical Center to Dale and Rasma Bowers and was […]

Eileen L. “Blondie” Hochradel

Eileen L. “Blondie” Hochradel of Baltimore, was born Dec. 29, 1923, at Lancaster, and passed away peacefully on June 8, 2017, in Spring, TX, where she has been living for the last four years. She lived in Baltimore, where she graduated from Liberty Union High School in the Class of 1941. During her school years, she played both softball and […]

Norma Jean Oswald

A funeral service celebrating the life of Norma Jean Oswald, age 83, of Glenford, will be held at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Glenn West officiating. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery. Norma was born in Defiance, Ohio, on April 30, 1934, to the late John […]


Summer paddling events set

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. The Paddle Ohio program rewards individuals with a commemorative pin each time they paddle four different Ohio wild, scenic and recreational rivers, […]

BLASST falls victim to public safety concerns