Barbara E. Rathburn



A funeral service celebrating the life of Barbara E. Rathburn, 75, of Thornville, was held March 12, 2018, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Matt Clark as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Barbara died March 7, 2018, at her residence, following an extended illness. She was born February 17, 1943, […]

Sally K. Speaks



Sally K. Speaks, age 81 of Baltimore, died March 8, 2018, at Mount Carmel West. She was born on October 30, 1936, in Canton, to the late Henry and Altje Roley Torrence. She was a 1954 graduate of Liberty Union High School and worked more than 20 years as a typesetter for the Fairfield Leader. Sally enjoyed crafting, sewing, and […]

Tax help is available



BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are once again offering free tax preparation at the Buckeye Lake Library, 4455 Walnut Rd., now through April 17 on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-641-2387. While Tax-Aide’s focus is on low-to-moderate income senior citizens, the service is available to anyone, regardless of income or age. Volunteers, […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The arboretum will be closed Wednesday, March 28 for staff training. Pressed Plants: Botanical Art Workshop – from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 16. Cost: Non-members – $30; Members – $25. The act of pressing plant specimens has been performed for centuries for documentation and research. But, […]

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School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 19. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Chicken nuggets #2 PBJ pocket, steamed broccoli, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Hot dog #2 PBJ pocket, baked beans, and fruit. Wednesday: #1 Pizza #2 PBJ pocket, steamed corn, fruit, and cookie. Thursday: #1 Hamburger w/cheese slice #2 PBJ pocket, baked french fries, and fruit. Friday: #1 […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 3: Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in McDonalds. Upon arrival police spoke with a couple of employees who stated a female had been in the night before and was sleeping in the store. The female was allegedly told by the LC Sheriff’s Office that she was […]

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