Classifieds 12-29-18

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Happy New Year

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Bike Buckeye Lake brightens Christmas for 145 children

BUCKEYE  LAKE – Bike Buckeye Lake, Inc. wrapped up its 2018 Bicycle Drive on December 13,  providing 145 bikes and helmets to underprivileged children.  The third annual bicycle giveaway  was coordinated with 13 different agencies in the Buckeye Lake region to identify recipients. Once again the Heath Walmart worked with Bike Buckeye Lake, Inc., to make  this a successful event.  […]

Patrol reports nine traffic deaths during Christmas weekend

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting nine deaths on Ohio roadways during the 2018 Christmas weekend according to provisional statistics. Three fatalities were the result of not wearing a seat belt when available and three were OVI-related. The five-day reporting period began at midnight Friday, December 21 and ran through 11:59 p.m. on December 25. This number is […]

Home prices continue to rise in central Ohio

COLUMBUS – Home prices continue to rise in central Ohio as the median sale price of a home sold from January through November 2018 was $195,000 which is 7.7 percent higher than homes sold during the same period last year. The average sale price for the first eleven months of the year was 228,062, up 6.1 percent from last year […]

Lakewood qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

COLUMBUS – Lakewood Local School District was one of seven school districts whose recent financial audit qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “While a school district’s primary concern is its students, it must also remain accountable to taxpayers,” State Auditor Dave Yost said. “Accurate record keeping is clearly a priority for these districts, and I am proud […]

Rhoda (James) Albert

Rhoda (James) Albert, 102, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Chapel Grove in Heath. Rhoda was born March 28, 1916, in Glenford, to the late Clarence Oscar and Eva Viola (Latimer) James. She was one of 10 children born to Oscar and Eva. On October 29, 1944, she married Homer Albert. She lived in Perry County most of […]

Gary A. Gilgien

Gary A. Gilgien, age 64, of Thornville, passed away peacefully his home on December 24, 2018, after a long battle with Amyloidosis. Funeral services were held December 29, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville, with Pastor Orrey McFarland as celebrant. Burial followed at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville. Gary was born July 14, 1954, in Columbus, to the late Virginia (Harrell) […]

Jeffrey L. Neff

Jeffrey L. Neff, 65, of Fairfield Beach, died at his home December 18, 2018. He was the son of the late Paul E. and Lois Justice Neff and leaves behind his brother, Paul Richard Neff, and nephew, Kevin E. Neff, both of Fairfield Beach; and many cousins from the George and Margaret Justice family. He was preceded in death by […]

William (Bill) Ivan Schmidt

William (Bill) Ivan Schmidt, age 78, of Powell and formerly of Hebron, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2018, at Willow Brook Christian Home in Worthington. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a true gentleman – selfless, hardworking, and a doer for others. Bill was born on October 15, 1940, in Muscatine, IA, to the late Carl and […]