Frank Ray



Frank Ray, age 70 of Pleasantville, died November 17, 2017, at OSU East. He was born on Aug 12, 1947, to the late John and Velma Channel Ray in Springfield, OH. He served in the U.S. Army and he retired as a foreman at Ludowici Roof Tile. He was a member of Angler’s Paradise and attended Fairfield Christian Church. Frank […]

Billy Joe Stimmell



A funeral service celebrating the life of Billy Joe Stimmell, age 85, of Hebron, was held November 27, 2017, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Rocky Brown officiating. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery, where military honors were observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Billy was born in West Virginia on February 7, 1932, […]

Gregory Alan Williams



Gregory Alan Williams, 54, of Pataskala, died November 19, 2017, at Mount Carmel Hospice, following an extended illness. He was born November 25, 1962, in Columbus, the son of the late Forest O. Williams, who died December 15, 2016, and Emma Jean (Coffey) Williams of Pataskala. He was a 1981 Graduate of Watkins Memorial High School, and a 1983 Graduate […]

Mona Sue Wise



Mona Sue Wise (Gary), age 84, of Baltimore, , passed away peacefully November 24, 2017, at the Pickering House. She was a graduate of West High School in 1948. Mona retired from the Columbus Public Health Department as a secretary. After retirement she returned to the health department part time to work as a registration specialist in the Tuberculosis Clinic. […]

Buckeye Lake area officials to take oath of office on December 28



BUCKEYE LAKE – Nearly a dozen Buckeye Lake area elected officials will take their oath of office beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, at the Village of Buckeye Lake office on Ohio 79. Fifth District Court of Appeals Judge Craig Baldwin of Newark will administer the oath of office to Buckeye Lake Mayor-elect Peggy Wells; Buckeye Lake Village […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. A Landscape for the Ages – from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 2. Cost: Non-members – $10; Members – Free. There are sometimes events that change the course of things for many years. What are some events that have occurred in the past that have helped evolve […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of December 4. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Hamburger w/ cheese slice #2 PBJ pocket, baked french fries, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Ravioli w/ bread stick #2 PBJ pocket, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, steamed corn, and fruit. Thursday: #1 Sub sandwich #2 PBJ pocket, steamed broccoli, fruit, […]

Holiday traffic deaths increase



COLUMBUS – Provisional statistics released today show more motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday than in recent years. During the five-day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 22, at 12 a.m. until Sunday, November 30, at 11:59 p.m., 16 people were killed in 11 fatal crashes. In 2016, nine people were killed in nine fatal crashes. Of the […]

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