Council members approve employee wage increases

HEBRON – Village employees will receive up to a three percent raise at the discretion of their supervisor according to an ordinance unanimously approved by village council members Wednesday night. A second ordinance also unanimously approved Wednesday night will give part-time firefighters/ EMT’s their first increase in years. Effective in June, part-time employees will increase from $11.55 per hour to […]

Council to hear charges against police chief May 7

BUCKEYE LAKE – Council chambers were filled to capacity Monday evening in expectation that council members would be hearing Mayor Peggy Wells’ charges against Police Chief Jimmy Hanzey. NBC4 was present for a television report. Council President Kitty Zwissler announced at the onset that the hearing would be delayed to at least Monday, April 30, at the request of Hanzey’s […]

Max Leslie Baughman

Max Leslie Baughman, 82, of Somerset, died April 21, 2018, at Pickering House. Max was born March 3, 1936, in Roseville, Ohio, the son of the late Herbert and Wilma Slack Baughman. Max spent his entire life in Perry County. He was a graduate of Glenford High School; a former Hopewell Township Trustee; and a member of the Elks Lodge […]

Tracie L. Campbell

A visitation, celebrating the life of Tracie L. Campbell, 48, of Hebron, will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 179 Granville Street, Newark. Tracie was born in Columbus, on March 19, 1970, to Marion F. Pierce, Jr. and the late Kathy (Sheets) […]

Rosa Lee Ward Clark

Rosa Lee Ward Clark, 83, of Thornville, passed away on April 26, 2018, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born February 24, 1935, in Columbus, the daughter of the late John T. and Marjorie (Parry) Ward. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard F. Clark, on February 27, 2014. Rosa was the first female executive at […]

Curt Benton Foster

Curt Benton Foster, 39, of Glenford, passed away April 16, 2018, at Licking Memorial Hospital. Curt was born November 10, 1978, in Newark, to Rodney Foster of Somerset and Judy McElroy Foster Vela of Newark. Curt had been employed by ALPs of Gahanna. He was also owner of Foster Restorations in Glenford. Curt graduated from Sheridan High School and attended […]

Betty Eleanor Lones

A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty Eleanor Lones, age 93, formerly of Thornville, was held April 25, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville, with Pastor Paul Hansen officiating. Burial followed in Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Betty was born August 5, 1924, in New Lexington, to the late John H. and Minnie E. (Strouse) Sherrick. She passed away April 20, […]

Stephen L. “Sparky” Sparks

Stephen L. “Sparky” Sparks, 70 of Millersport, passed away April 21, 2018, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was a graduate of Millersport High School and was a member of 1966 football team that went undefeated and unscored on that season. Stephen was a Vietnam veteran serving in the USMC. He was (acontinuedsalesmanon forPageWebster6) Sports Center in Florida and the later […]

Charles “Chuck” R. Stoughton

Charles “Chuck” R. Stoughton, age 75 of Baltimore, passed away April 21, 2018, at the Pickering House. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the US Army and was a retired tester for Lucent Technologies with 42 years of service. Charles is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sharron Horton Stoughton; daughter, Stephanie Kaitlyn Reeves of Portsmouth, Ohio; son, […]

Charles “Butch” A. Woods, Sr.

Charles “Butch” A. Woods, Sr., age 69 of Rushville, passed away April 19, 2018, at his residence. He was a retired construction supervisor for Apco Industries and went to school at Liberty Union High School. Charles enjoyed fishing and hunting, loved his grandkids and family. He loved his dogs and especially Peppi. He also enjoyed growing roses and gardening. Charles […]