Walnut Township to lose about 15 acres to Millersport

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township will be getting a little smaller in the coming months. Trustees unanimously, but reluctantly, agreed at their November 7, meeting to accept expedited annexation to the Village of Millersport for a 1.6 acre parcel on the west side of Millersport Road and a 13.34 acre parcel near the now-closed Millersport swimming pool. The 1.6 acre parcel […]

Analysis: Ohio EPA issues Section 401 certification to ODNR

COLUMBUS – Ohio EPA issued a Section 401 Water Quality Certification for ODNR’s Buckeye Lake Dam Rehabilitation project on November 13. The certification means the Ohio EPA Director has “determined that a lowering of water quality in the Licking watershed… is necessary.” The Section 401 certification is required before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can issue a Section 404 […]

Alice “Jean” Brewer

Alice “Jean” Brewer, age 76, of Hebron, died November 8, 2017, at her home. She was born June 30, 1941, in Zanesville, to the late Wade and Rosa (Harper) Bickford. Jean enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She also enjoyed taking walks especially with her dog, Duke and tending to her flower garden. The most important thing to her was her family. […]

Lucy Ellen Graves Cotterman

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Lucy Ellen Graves Cotterman, age 76, of Hebron, was held November 13, 2017, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Lucy was born October 24, 1941, in Newark, the daughter of the late Leonard Earl and […]

Inez Lee Sloter Kern

Inez Lee Sloter Kern, age 78, died November 7, 2017, at the Health Care Center in Thornville. Inez was born October 26, 1939, in Newark, to the late Kenneth and Gretta (Lyons) Sloter. She was proceeded in death by her parents; and brother, Thomas E. Sloter. Surviving are her husband, Junior Wayne Kern, of 61 years, whom she wed on […]

Susan Kay (Dawson) Paskins Knowlton

Susan Kay (Dawson) Paskins Knowlton, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017. Susan was born on June 2, 1945, in Wheeling, West Virginia. She graduated from Wheeling High School in 1963. She loved and enjoyed being with her family and was an avid reader. She spent a great deal of time outdoors and liked volunteering. All who came […]

Hazel Morehouse

Hazel Morehouse, age 87, of Thornville passed away November 12, 2017, at the Somerset Health Care center. The J. E. Humphrey Funeral Home of Shawnee has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Rita Robinson

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Rita Robinson, age 73, of Hebron, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow in the Hebron Cemetery. Rita died November 14, 2017, following an extended illness. She was born September 28, 1944, in […]

Lula Grace Sanders

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Lula Grace Sanders, 83, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017, in the chapel of The Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Rev. Fr. Michael Gribble as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville. Lula died November 13, 2017, at the […]