Classifieds 2-23-19

Wanted Dock rental wanted 2019 season. I have a 29′ foot Glastron looking for a slip. Please email if available to Services HAF Handyman Service. General home maintenance and repair. Electrical, plumbing, drywall repair, painting, appliance repair and lot more. Fully Insured. Call or text Shawn at 740-409-8049. Winter Yard Clean-ups, ornamental grasses trimmed, snow shoveling, bushes pruned, odd […]

VFW Post #1388 Auxiliary accepting entries for Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards

Editor: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post #1388 is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 2018-2019 VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards. Scholarships have been increased to $15,000 for 1st place, $7,500 for 2nd place and $3,500 for 3rd place from last year. This contest is open to students in grades 9, 10, 11, or […]

Hebron administrator leaving; Mayor won’t seek reelection

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Village Council members learned in the last week that the village’s administrator is resigning and the mayor won’t seek reelection. Village Administrator Ralph Wise submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor Mike McFarland at the February 13 council meeting, providing a 30-day notice of his resignation effective March 15. He wrote, “I have thoroughly enjoyed […]

TV frequencies to change next week

COLUMBUS – WOUB-TV and WOUC-TV (PBS affiliates) will change frequencies next week on Monday, February 25 as part of the FCC spectrum repack, which requires nearly 1,000 TV stations across the country to change frequencies over the next two years to make room for wireless broadband services. More than 72 million people across the country rely on over-the-air TV for […]

Hill gives up State Senate seat

COLUMBUS—State Senator Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) announced this week his decision to leave the Ohio Senate at the end of March. He was appointed in January to replace State Senator Troy Balderson who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Hill represents  the 20th District in the Ohio Senate, which encompasses all or parts of Athens, Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, and […]

New listings in central Ohio jump in January

COLUMBUS – There were 2,181 central Ohio homes and condos added to the market during the month of January, almost 55 percent more than the previous month and up 13.1 percent from January 2018, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service. There were 1,602 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of January, down two percent from […]

Donald Leroy Bush

A celebration of life memorial service for Donald Leroy Bush, 72 of Somerset, was held February 16, 2019, at Spring Hills Community Church, with Pastor Ryan Tooill officiating. After a short battle with cancer, Donald passed away peacefully on Monday, February 11, 2019, with his family by his side. He was born October 18, 1946, in Columbus, to the late […]

Dortha Lee “Dot” Carroll

Dortha Lee “Dot” Carroll, 85, of Glenford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at her daughter (Angelia’s) residence surrounded by her loving family. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Dot was born May 26, 1933 in Buckhannon, WV, to the late John R. […]

John G. Cominsky

John G. Cominsky (Jack), age 92, passed away peacefully at home in Baltimore, on February 17, 2019. He was born June 7, 1926, in Charleroi, PA, to Henry and Ada Cominsky. He attended Pitt University and Ohio State University. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the 656th Armored Tank Division during World War II. Jack was active as a […]

Dianna Lee Runyon

Dianna Lee Runyon, 62, of Baltimore, and formerly of Columbus, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Dianna is survived by her mother, Carrie Runyon; uncle, John Runyon; many cousins; and special friends, Tawana Thorn and Nancy Holzemer. Dianna was preceded in death by her father, Russell Runyon. Funeral service was held February 21, 2019, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, […]