About Charlie Prince

Bruce George Blain

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

Bruce George Blain, 65, of Thornville, went home to be with our Lord on November 11, 2019. Bruce, a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather, was born August 12, 1954, in Newark, to Robert and Barbara Blain. He served honorably in the U.S. Army, and had retired from Pan Glo after 31 years. He was the plant manager at the […]

Beatrice Ann “Bea Ann” (Shumaker) Blosser

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

Beatrice Ann “Bea Ann” (Shumaker) Blosser, 94, of Lancaster, formerly of Pleasantville, went to her eternal home on Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Pickering House. Beatrice was born Wednesday, January 7, 1925, at the Lancaster Hospital. She was the second of three daughters of the late Walter S. Shumaker (d. 1983) and Mary (Friesner)Shumaker (d. 1993) of Bremen. Beatrice […]

Barbara A. Clark

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

A funeral service celebrating the life of Barbara A. Clark, 86, of Millersport, was held November 13, 2019, at Millersport United Methodist Church, with Pastor Steve Bush and Pastor Mary Banner officiating. Burial followed in Millersport Cemetery. Barbara was born in Lancaster, on August 20, 1933, to the late Jessie D. and Marie (Spangler) Huffman.  She passed away on November […]

Dr. Terrill (Terry) Jewett Long

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

Dr. Terrill (Terry) Jewett Long passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Mt Carmel East Hospital, with his family by his side at the age of 87. He was born March 19, 1932, in Newark, to Frederick T Long and Nettie Frances Siegel . His mother died shortly after his birth and he was raised until two years old […]

Lt. Col. Wayne L. Raab

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

Lt. Col. Wayne L. Raab, age 78, passed away at his home in Fountain Inn, SC, on November 6, 2019. He was born and raised in Millersport, but his time in the military allowed him to live in a variety of places. He was a graduate of Capital University and a Vietnam veteran. He served in the United States Air […]

Raesean “Sean” J. Shanks

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

Raesean “Sean” J. Shanks, age 31 of Baltimore, died November 10, 2019, at Fairfield Medical Center.  Reasean came into his forever family at just four weeks of age. Born with several medical needs, Raesean was born to be a fighter.  In his short life, he endured multiple surgeries and setbacks.  He never let his lifestyle darken his outlook on life.  […]

Fraizer to replace Ryan in Ohio House

By Charlie Prince | November 13, 2019

COLUMBUS – Former Newark City Council member Mark Fraizer was sworn in Wednesday to represent the 71st District in the Ohio House of Representatives, Speaker Larry Householder announced November 13. “I am pleased to welcome Mark Fraizer to the House today,” said Speaker Householder. “He is a dedicated public servant who will serve the 71st district well.” “I am very […]

New license/ID to be required to fly

By Charlie Prince | November 11, 2019

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Ohio Security Director Donald Barker, and Columbus Regional Airport Authority President/CEO Joseph Nardone recently reminded travelers that strengthened federal requirements surrounding air travel in the United States go into effect in less than one year. Beginning on October 1, 2020, the […]

Hebron honors Veterans

By Charlie Prince | November 11, 2019

HEBRON – A small crowd turned out Monday morning for Hebron’s annual Veterans’ Day ceremony at the Hebron School’s Veterans’ Memorial in Evans Park. Vietnam Veteran and Hebron Mayor-elect Jim Layton was the master of ceremonies. He noted that the Memorial Committee knew that seven Hebron School students had been killed in action serving our country.  They later learned that […]

Richard “Casey” Casto

By Charlie Prince | November 08, 2019

A funeral service celebrating the life of Richard “Casey” Casto, age 74, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the Etna United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Pataskala Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the church, 500 Pike Street SW, Etna. Casey was born in […]