Buckeye Lake firefighters train for ice rescues

BUCKEYE LAKE – Last Saturday, Buckeye Lake Fire Department firefighters conducted ice rescue training just off the North Shore landing. Pictured are Safety Officer Doug Sanderson,and Firefighters Nick Dunfee and Casey Tucker. Courtesy photo.

David L. Burkey

David L. Burkey, age 69, of Thornville, went Home to be with our Lord on Sunday, February 10, 2019. David loved the outdoors and spending time watching fishermen and boaters at Buckeye Lake. He loved drawing and painting, and his dog, Buck. David was a 1968 graduate of Marion Franklin High School. He is preceded in death by his parents, […]

Larry R. Gordon

Larry R. Gordon, 63, of Millersport passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Genesis Homestead Center. He was born on December 8, 1955, in Lancaster to the Frederick J. and Ruth M. (Good) Gordon. Larry’s passion was driving his semi-truck which he did for Warner Express for many years. Larry is survived by his daughter, Blair Gordon and […]

John Thomas Swank

A Funeral Mass celebrating the life of John Thomas Swank, 73, of Heath, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Newark, with Fr. David Sizemore as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Tom died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, […]


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