Analysis: Buttress wall work is going very slow



BUCKEYE LAKE – After DeWind’s custom-built one passtrencher finally arrived at Lieb’s Island in mid-June, we began calling it “the monster.” It was supposed to soil-mix the 10-foot wide buttress wall in one pass, replacing the four soil mixing rigs originally specified in the Phase II contract. After nearly 90 days on-site, “the monster” seems more like “the midget.” It’s […]

Museum sets orchid program for Sept. 9



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake Museum will host the Greater Cincinnati Orchid Society at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. at the Buckeye Lake Museum, 4729 Walnut Road (Ohio 79). The program focuses on the history of orchids on Cranberry Bog and the future of the historic floating island.. The Cincinnati Orchid Society have been studying the orchids on […]

Hebron mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus



HEBRON – -The Village of Hebron has been notified by the Ohio Department of Health that mosquitoes trapped in two areas of town tested positive for West Nile Virus. The traps were set August 15 at the end of Hamilton and Wooster streets and the village became aware of the results from the ODH Laboratory over the weekend. The village […]

Joyce E. Field



Joyce E. Field, age 67, of Thornville, passed away September 3, 2017, at Country Lane Gardens in Thornville. Joyce was born March 26, 1950, in Morgantown, West Virginia, to the late Willis D. Field and Shirley M. (Turner) Field Dunn. Joyce was a 1969 graduate of Lakewood High School and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by her son and […]

Shirley C. Foust



Shirley C. Foust, 77, passed away peacefully at her home September 1, 2017, with her family at her side. She was born in Lancaster on November 30, 1939, to the late Anthony J. Ayers and Mary Catherine Souders Ayers. Shirley retired from Anchor Hocking after 37 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Roger Ayers; […]

David Lee Hardy



A funeral service, celebrating the life of David Lee Hardy, age 68, of New Salem, was held September 5, 2017,. at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Douglas Hockman officiating. Burial followed in New Salem Cemetery. David was born in Circleville, on January 27, 1949, to the late Delbert W. Hardy and Elizabeth (Graves) Mohler. He […]

Floyd J. Hook



Floyd J. Hook, 70, of Baltimore, passed away peacefully at his home September 1, 2017. He was born July, 24, 1947, in Blacklick, to the late Floyd S. and Alveda (Looker) Hook. Floyd worked for many years for Worthington Industries. He is survived by his daughters, Tammy Cote and Tracy (Steve) Hall; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and sisters, Ruthann […]

Judith M. Johnston



Judith M. Johnston, of Hebron, passed away September 2, 2017. She was born on December 24, 1952, to Judith and the late Joseph Hemphill. Judy was a natural caregiver, and was focused on making everyone around her happy. She also loved her grandson dearly, and enjoyed spending as much time with him as possible. Judy is survived by her husband, […]

Labor Day weekend accidents claim 24 lives



COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for OVI and issued 6,171 safety belt citations, both increases over 2016. Troopers also made 536 drug arrests and 150 felony apprehensions. In addition, 24 people lost […]

Free small business workshop set for Sept. 18



BUCKEYE LAKE – A free small business workshop is set for 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, September 18, at the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. Heritage Ohio is presenting two experts to help small businesses increase their sales by utilizing best business practices and explaining how to use the Internet to expand your business. Call: 1-614-258-6200 or email: info@Heritageohio.org to […]


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