Tips for healthy school lunches



NEWARK – Back to school brown-bagging can easily mean healthy lunches and snacks for kids (and adults!). Nutritious meals and snacks will help kids stay healthy, reducing their risk for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other serious chronic diseases. Kids who have healthy eating patterns are more likely to preform better academically. For a healthier packed lunch, follow these […]

Ballots set for November 7 election



LANCASTER/ NEWARK/ NEW LEXINGTON – Ballots are now set for the November 7 election. Fairfield County In Fairfield County, the Village of Baltimore will have to appoint two council members in January unless two candidates declare their intent to be a write-in candidate by the August 28 statewide deadline. Long-time incumbents Robert Hankison and Jim Hochradel are not on the […]

Real Estate Sales & Transfers

Fairfield County- June 2017

Baltimore6/9/17 – Bader, Holly M to Shaeffer, Kevin, 120 S Mill St,$127,500.6/16/17 – Shover, James T and Shover, James L to Kemmerling,Shawna L, 810 N Main St, $184,900. Liberty Township6/5/17 – Lavender, Patrick J to May, Benjamin A, 5568 StouderPlace NW, $193,800. Walnut Township6/5/17 – Wright, Jerry L to Mead, Eric A, 3062 CottonwoodCourt NE, $138,000.6/10/17 – Krumm, Karl to […]

Robert L. “Bob” Davis



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert L. “Bob” Davis, 84, of Etna, will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in the Kirkersville United Methodist Church, 180 East Main Street, Kirkersville, with Pastor Neil Gaiser as celebrant. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery. Bob died peacefully August 22, 2017, with his family at his side. […]

Vickie L. Grant



A funeral service celebrating the life of Vickie L. Grant, age 72, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Thornville, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Matt VanWinkle officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Vickie was born in Marion, OH, on June 9, 1945, […]

William Owen “Bud” Guyer



A funeral service, celebrating the life of William Owen “Bud” Guyer, 80, of Harbor Hills, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Bud will be buried with full military honors by the Licking County Veterans Alliance, next to his beloved wife, Carolyn in […]

B. Joan Landis



B. Joan Landis, age 89 of Baltimore, died August 22, 2017, at LanFair Rehabilitation. She was born to the late Don and Floe Gurile Wolfe, on October 30, 1927, in Thurston. She and her husband, Dale were owners and operators of the Paper Mill Restaurant in Baltimore. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and enjoyed her flower […]

Lori B. Marinacci



Lori B. Marinacci, 78, of Lancaster, died August 20, 2017 , surrounded by her Famiglia at her home. She was born December 19, 1938, to the late Martha and John Barnes in Washington Court House. Lori graduated from Washington Court House High School and obtained her RN from Springfield City Hospital School of Nursing. She had worked in numerous hospitals […]

William Guy Rorrer



William Guy Rorrer, 75, of Hebron, passed away August 20, 2017. He is survived by his loving daughters, Debra (Mark) Mecozzi of Gahanna and Christel (Cory) Best of Dublin; grandchildren, Meredith Mecozzi, Olivia Mecozzi and Lindsay Best; sister, Eva Jane Martin of Parkersburg WV; and numerous extended family and friends. William was born to Guy and Elizabeth (Bailey) Rorrer in […]

Analysis: Stuck cutterhead costs dam project a week



BUCKEYE LAKE – Some 30 feet into building the buttress wall from the north side of the Sellers’ Point Spillway to the causeway crossing in front of the spillway last Tuesday afternoon (August 15), the cutterhead got stuck in the soil mixing trench. Efforts to free it were unsuccessful and it was uncoupled from the giant power unit. About half […]


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