Analysis: Lakewood voters reject new school again

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Lakewood bond issue supporters were shocked at the extent of Tuesday’s loss by an unofficial 1,570 to 988 tally. A larger percentage of voters voted “no” this time (61.38 percent) than in last November’s rejection (58.7 percent). No one thought it would be an easy win, but there was “cautious optimism.” After all, who could […]

Hildegard “Hilde” Allen

Hildegard “Hilde” Allen, 90, of Granville, formerly of Thornville and Somerset, passed away on May 4, 2019, at The Middleton of Granville. Hildegard was born on October 16, 1928, in Oberhursel, Germany, to Heinrisch Junkers and Margarethe Bittner-Junkers. Hilde came to this country in 1946 and over the years was a local restaurant owner, previously owning a restaurant in Thornville […]

Barbara Gene (Helser) Anstine

Barbara Gene (Helser) Anstine, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on May 1, 2019. She was born on March 27, 1929, in Milford, Indiana. She relocated and became a Buckeye at the age of six years old, spending her childhood growing up on a farm in Thornville. Barbara graduated from Manchester College in Indiana with a degree […]

James Roland McCullough

Funeral services celebrating the life of James Roland McCullough, 92, of Hebron, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with his pastor, Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial with full military honors by the Licking County Veterans Alliance will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery. Roland […]

Rosalyn L. Shawler

A funeral service celebrating the life of Rosalyn L. Shawler, 76, of Heath, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Lighthouse Memorial Church, 2600 Walnut Road (Route 79), Millersport, Ohio 43046.  Burial will be held on Saturday in Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, Ohio. Visitation will be held at the church, two hours prior to the funeral […]

Robert W. Young

A graveside funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert W. Young, 78, of Newark, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Rocky Fork Cemetery, 12969 Techniglas Road, Newark, with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating. Military honors will be observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Rob was born in Columbus, on November 30, 1940, to the […]


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