Lakewood HS Cheerleaders to Perform in Citrus Bowl – Jan. 1, 2019

(Picture Courtesy ofTerese Smith at S&F Photography)  Front Row Left to Right: Kaitlyn Bray, Madison Castle, Madison Digilio, Bailey Moraine, Cassie Meadows, Ryleigh Kimble, Kyrsten Sims. Back Row Left to Right: Lexi Oswalt, Bree Jordan, Nina Novotni, Trinity Smith, Maranda Boone. Not Pictured: Head Cheerleading Coach Lynde Webster, Assistant Cheerleading Coach Janessa Maybury HEBRON, OH – The Lakewood High School Cheerleaders are […]

Classifieds 12-8-18

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Zanesville State Rep. Brian Hill to replace Troy Balderson in State Senate

COLUMBUS – Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) announced this week the recommendation of State Representative Brian Hill to fill the vacancy in Ohio’s 20th State Senate District seat, which includes all of Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan and Muskingum counties and portions of Athens and Pickaway counties. The seat was vacated earlier this year when former State Senator Troy Balderson was […]

Walnut Township Schools conducting community survey

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Local School District board members are encouraging  all community members to take a district survey. The survey can be accessed at Participants are also encourages to share the survey link with other interested community members.

Union Township, Hebron to work to form fire district

HEBRON – After months of discussion, Union Township Trustees unanimously approved a six-month contract – January 1 through June 30, 2019 – Monday night for fire/EMS services with the Village of Hebron. The township’s five-year contracts with Granville Township and the Village of Hebron expire at the end of the year. Granville Township Fire Department serves the area of the […]

College Board honors Lakewood

HEBRON — Lakewood Local School District is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, Lakewood Local School District had to, since 2016, increase the number of students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) […]

Mary Mertz to head ODNR in new administration

COLUMBUS – Governor-elect Mike Dewine announced his first set of cabinet appointments Tuesday. The handful of appointments included Mary Mertz as Director of the Department of Natural Resources. She will replace James Zehringer who announced his retirement after the election. Currently, Mertz is the First Assistant Attorney General under Attorney General Mike DeWine. She oversees both the legal and administrative […]

Louella Ruckman Baughman

Louella Ruckman Baughman, 88, of Baltimore passed away at the Pickering House in Lancaster on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Louella was born in Thurston, on January 4, 1930, where she was a long-term resident. She is preceded in death by Floyd Baughman, her husband of 65 years; her parents, Hazel and Charles Ruckman; seven brothers; and one sister. She is […]

Katherine “Kathy” Mae Bowman Gaskill

Katherine “Kathy” Mae Bowman Gaskill, 48 of Thurston, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Pickering House.  She was born on November 27, 1970, and was a proud mother, wife, sister, daughter and nana. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Roy Gaskill; daughters, Marissa ( Zach O’Brien) Gaskill of Dillinger, PA, Samantha Gaskill of the home, […]

Janet M. Hayman

Janet M. Hayman, age 85, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018.  Janet was born November 6, 1933, in Kirkersville, the daughter of the late Robert T. and Julia C (Ramsey) Collins Sr. She was a graduate of Kirkersville High School, Class of 1951.  Janet was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was also an avid long distance bicyclist. A long […]