Millersport sets final projects for grant application



MILLERSPORT – Village Council members unanimously approved Tuesday night an amended resolution authorizing the village’s application for a $500,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Grant. The application, developed with ADR & Associates Ltd. of Newark, requires detailed project information and cost estimates. Richard Waugh of ADR told council members that water tank repair project was removed because it was too expensive. It was […]

Lakewood puts levy on ballot for new elementary school



HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members unanimously took the second and final step Wednesday evening to place a $39,800,000 bond issue on the November ballot. The bonds will be repaid over 28 years. The county auditor’s office has determined that it will require a tax rate of 5.10 mills to pay the interest and retire the bonds. Last September, the […]

Mayor makes more changes at the police department



BUCKEYE LAKE – Part-time Police Officer Jeff Haas submitted a written resignation Monday morning. Mayor Peggy A. Wells reported in her written report to council members that Haas had been terminated after she set a deadline of 9 a.m. Monday morning for Haas to resign or be terminated. Wells had not seen his resignation by the council meeting. During a […]

Jeremy M. Bishop



A funeral service celebrating the life of Jeremy M. Bishop, 33, of Thornville, will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow at Community Gardens in New Lexington. Jeremy was born in Lancaster, on September 26, 1984, to Lawrence Bishop and Vera “Penny” (Coffill) Clifford. […]

Donald Lee Bowers Jr.



Donald Lee Bowers Jr., 77, of Baltimore, passed away on June 7, 2018 at the Fairfield Medical Center. He was born on October 23, 1940, to the late Avonell and Donald Lee Bowers Sr. in Lancaster. Don was a retiree of Abbot Laboratories. He was a member of the Baltimore United Methodist Church, and a member of the Buckeye Trail […]

Lynne Ann (West) Caughell



A funeral service celebrating the life of Lynne Ann (West) Caughell, age 53, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6004 Linnville Road SE, Newark, with Pastor George Winston officiating. Burial will take place at the Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June […]

Randall Allen Hoskinson, Sr.



A memorial service celebrating the life of Randall Allen Hoskinson, Sr. was held June 14, 2018, at Lighthouse Memorial Church in Millersport, with Pastor William Beard officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date. Randy lived and worked throughout Central Ohio and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He enjoyed making people laugh, watching football, working with his hands, reading […]

Sharon Ann “Sherry” Logue



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Sharon Ann “Sherry” Logue, 76, of Millersport, formerly of Baltimore, will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with burial to follow in the Carroll Cemetery. Sherry passed away June 12, 2018, at her home in Millersport […]

Shirley Rhodes



A memorial visitation, celebrating the life of Shirley Rhodes, 79, of Ashville, was held June 13, 2018, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with inurnment to follow on the family plot in Licking Cemetery, Hebron, following cremation. Shirley passed away June 9, 2018, at her home. She was born in Baltimore, on September […]

Bartholow Scholarship winners announced



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow recently awarded Merv Bartholow Scholarships to three lake-area high school graduates. The $1,000 individual scholarships are funded by the Doris Orr Kaspar Foundation, in memory of Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow founder and civic activist Merv Bartholow. Merv worked diligently to improve water quality in the Buckeye Lake watershed and inspired many others to […]


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