Buckeye Lake Village wants to rename Hebron, Walnut roads



BUCKEYE LAKE – Residents and business owners have two opportunities to comment on a proposed ordinance to rename Hebron and Walnut roads (Ohio 79) in the Village of Buckeye Lake to Buckeye Lake Boulevard. Council President Kitty Zwissler said the names changes are required by ODOT in order to place “Buckeye Lake” on both sides of the Ohio 79 bridge […]

Commissioners ask ODNR to reconsider ban on water discharges through dam



LANCASTER – Fairfield County Commissioners Steven Davis, Mike Kiger and Dave Levacy asked ODNR Director James Zehringer in a July 7 letter “to review and reconsider allowing dam penetration for the discharge of surface and subsurface water from the west side of Buckeye Lake State Park dam.” The ban setting a July deadline that has been informally extended to November […]

Virgil Lee Anderson



A funeral service celebrating the life of Virgil Lee Anderson, age 95, of Denton, Texas, formerly of Buckeye Lake, was held July 7, 2017, at the Lighthouse Memorial Church, Millersport, with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Burial followed at Rose Hill Burial Park in Springfield with Rev. Charles Seymour officiating. Military honors were observed at the graveside service. Virgil was born […]

Marie Elizabeth Doneff



A Funeral Mass for Marie Elizabeth Doneff, 95, of Newark, will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017, with Rev. G. Michael Gribble as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the church for one hour prior to the service on Friday. […]

Roxine Alberta Fisk



Roxine Alberta Fisk, 77, of Glenford, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on July 5, 2017, in the comfort of her home. Roxine was born August 26, 1939, in Calhoun County, WV, the daughter of the late Roxie (Radabaugh) and Albert Whipkey. She lived in Calhoun County until her family moved to Cleveland in 1953. She graduated […]

Jerry A. Locke



Jerry A. Locke, 80, of Baltimore, died on July 8, 2017, at his residence. He was born to the late Phillip Allen and Nellie Elizabeth Marburger Locke in Dayton, on May 10, 1937. He was a 1955 Springboro High School graduate. He retired after 36 years with the Department of Defense at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base where he was […]

John W. Moran



A memorial visitation and service for John W. Moran, 63, of Buckeye Lake, will be held starting at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in the chapel of the Hebron home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 108 N 7th Street, Hebron. John passed away July 5, 2017, in Newark following an extended illness. He was born in Newark, […]

Janice Welker Pendexter



Janice Welker Pendexter, 85, formerly of Newark, died suddenly on July 10, 2017, at her home. She was born May 13, 1932, in Newark, to Gladys Mae (Dutcher) and W. Harold Welker. She was a graduate of Newark High School, Class of 1951. In 1957, Janice started her over 30 years of service with Western Electric/Lucent Technology/ AT&T. After her […]

Blair R Pratt



Blair R Pratt, age 79 of Millersport, passed away peacefully July 2, 2017. He had fought a gallant battle with his health in recent years. Blair was born in a farmhouse in Butler County, Iowa, west of Shellrock on February 22, 1938, to Winford and Edna (Dahlstrom) Pratt. He lived a full life traveling across country via his favorite mode […]

Honey C. Shaw



Honey C. Shaw, age 64, of Baltimore passed away July 6, 2017, at the Pickering House, after a courageous fight against cancer. She was born to the late George Shaw and G. Irene Dougan on October 21, 1952. in Salem, Ohio. Honey enjoyed movies, music and dancing. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, especially being an avid fan of […]


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