Wells elected Buckeye Lake Village Mayor; Lakewood challengers sweep

LANCASTER/NEW LEXINGTON/ NEWARK – Three lake-area races drew the most attention in Tuesday’s off-year election. Two of the four lake area school districts had seven candidates seeking three positions. There will be three new faces on the Lakewood School Board in January. Incumbent Trisha Good didn’t seek reelection. Voters rejected Board President Judy White’s bid for a fourth term and […]

Analysis: Lakewood Board tries to nullify election

HEBRON – About 27 hours after polls closed and after a nearly two-hour executive session Wednesday night, Lakewood School Board members voted unanimously to nullify Tuesday’s election. It took less than five minutes as lame duck President Judy White moved to approve a twoyear contract extension for Superintendent Mary Kay Andrews. Retiring board member Trisha Good seconded the motion. Board […]

Marilyn Rose (Ruppersburg) Bowers

A graveside service celebrating the life of Marilyn Rose (Ruppersburg) Bowers, age 84, of Millersport, was held November 8, 2017, at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster, with Richard Hoskinson as Celebrant. Marilyn was born April 8, 1933 in Clintonville, Ohio to the late Homer Delno and Mary Evelyn (Rehl) Ruppersburg. She passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the […]

Wanda D. Carr

A funeral service celebrating the life of Wanda D. Carr, age 89, of Hebron, was held November 6, 2017, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Jacob Foulk officiating. Burial followed at Glen Rest Memorial Estate. Wanda was born in Goodwell, OK on June 21, 1928, to the late James H. and Ernie (Addington) Pauley. […]

Randy L. Eick

A memorial service celebrating the life of Randy L. Eick, age 63, of Hebron and formerly of Massillon, was held November 5, 2017, at The Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service with Reverend Janet Ross officiating. Randy passed away unexpectedly October 31, 2017, at Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio. He was born November 19, 1953, in in […]

Donna Jean (Ruff) Estep

Donna Jean (Ruff) Estep, 79, of Baltimore, passed away November 8, 2017. Donna Jean was a 1956 graduate of Linden-McKinley High School in Columbus. She worked as an operator for Ohio Bell and she also worked for Crown Zellerbach. She is survived by her children, Michael (Melissa) Smith, Christine Smith, and Timothy (Paula) Smith; grandchildren, Andrew (Rebecca) Smith, Alex Smith, […]

Thomas L. Nethers, Sr.

A funeral service for Thomas L. Nethers, Sr., 72, of Thornville, was held November 4, 2017, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Rev. Ben McKinstry officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill cemetery. Tom passed away surrounded by his family and friends on October 31, 2017, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center. He was born April 7, 1945, in […]

Thomas Allen Rains, Sr.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Thomas Allen Rains, Sr., age 64, of Kirkersville, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville. Tom was born December […]

Dwight D. “Dave” Sager

A funeral service celebrating the life of Dwight D. “Dave” Sager, age 64, of Newark, will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 285 E. Main Street, Kirkersville, […]

Russell Eugene Snelling

A funeral service for Russell Eugene Snelling will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, in Newark. Pastor Winfield Strout will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, in Alexandria, where Military Funeral Honors will be provided by the Licking County Veteran’s Alliance. Friends and family may call from […]