Analysis: Former police chief charges council member

  BUCKEYE LAKE – Public Safety Committee Chair Bob Masone MD called his first committee meeting for 2018 and in recent memory for 6 p.m. Monday night before the regular village council meeting at 7 p.m. Masone and fellow committee member Arletta Ruton have become the Buckeye Lake version of the “Never Trumpers” since Mayor Peggy A. Wells took office […]

Help available to stay cool this summer

NEWARK – The LEADS and Ohio Development Services Agency will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months by helping pay an electric bill. The program runs from July 1 through August. In 2017 more than 131 families in Licking County were helped by the program. Assistance is provided to low-income households with an elderly member (60 years […]

Mason named Hebron Fire Chief

HEBRON – It took five carefully orchestrated steps Wednesday evening to appoint former Mayor Clifford L. Mason as Hebron’s new fire chief. His appointment is effective July 11. First council members had to accept Fire Chief Jack Stickradt’s resignation effective July 10. The former Newark Fire Chief resigned June 4, writing that it was a “benchmark day” – the 40th […]

Mary Josephine “MaryJo” Barr

A graveside funeral service, celebrating the life of Mary Josephine “MaryJo” Barr, 76, of Thornville, was held June 27, 2018, at Highland Cemetery in Glenford. MaryJo was born in Crooksville, on June 11, 1942, to the late Charles Edward Corbett and Josephine (Hammer) Jones. She passed away at the Pickering House in Lancaster on June 23, 2018. MaryJo was a […]

Roy I. Bradley, Jr.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Roy I. Bradley, Jr., 67, of Hebron, will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kirkersville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Gordon Simpson officiating. Burial will follow at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery in Thornville. Roy was born in Huntington, WV, on March 4, 1951, to […]

Dorothy M. Hertlein

Dorothy M. Hertlein, 84, of Buckeye Lake, passed away June 26, 2018. She was born on September 19, 1933, to the late Julia and Bill Garretson in Columbus. She graduated from Rosary High School in 1951 and attended Ohio University. She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Garretson and is survived by her sister, Beatrice “Bunny” Hetterscheidt. She […]

Larry E. Ickes

A memorial visitation, for Larry E. Ickes, 87, of Thornville, was held June 28, 2018, at the Hebron chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Hebron. Larry was born in Fostoria, Ohio, on November 1, 1930. to the late Don Ickes and Nina (Koontz) Dudley. He passed away at Licking Memorial Hospital on June 23, 2018. Prior to retirement, Larry […]

Jerilyn A. Jewell

A memorial Visitation, celebrating the Life of Jerilyn A. Jewell, 76, of Millersport, was held June 24, 2018, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of HOSKINSON Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville. Jerilyn passed away June 20, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born in Columbus on April 5, 1942, the daughter of the […]

Thomas Jay Koon

A funeral service for Thomas Jay Koon, age 73, of Thornville, was held June 28, 2018, at the Heath Church of Christ, with Pastor Dave Mason officiating. Thomas passed away June 24, 2018. He was born October 30, 1944, in Doanville, Ohio. He was raised by his father and mother, the late Theodore and Bessie (Clark) Lane. Thomas served our […]

Keith A. McQuillen

Keith A. McQuillen, age 69 of Buckeye Lake, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on June 25, 2018. Keith was a 1967 graduate of Linden-McKinley High School and a US Air Force veteran. He retired from McGraw-Hill Education. In Buckeye Lake, Keith served as Mayor’s Court/Council Clerk from March 2003 thru January 2005. Keith enjoyed travel, especially to Hawaii. He […]