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Licking Park District names interim director

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

GRANVILLE – Licking Park District’s Board of Commissioners announced late last month that  Richard Waugh  was appointed interim park director effective September 1, 2019. Waugh resigned his board position to fill the director vacancy. He had served as a board member since July 17, 2018. r. Waugh’s resume includes five years in public service with the City of Heath including […]

Hebron Pie Festival in its first year raises $6000 for baby pantry

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

HEBRON – The inaugural Hebron Pie Festival had a very good first year.  Committee members and chair Valerie Mockus presented a check for $6,000 to Hebron New Life UMC Baby Pantry coordinator Beth Walters at Wednesday evening’s Hebron Village Council meeting. The one-day festival on Saturday, July 20,  was based at Hebron’s new park at Main and High streets downtown. […]

Mildred V. Foucht

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Mildred V. Foucht, 80, of Buckeye Lake, were held September 13, 2019, at the Hebron home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with her daughter Jennifer LeMay as celebrant. Inurnment will follow on Monday, September 16, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the Hebron Cemetery. Midge died Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Newark, following a […]

Steven F. Miller

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

Steven F. Miller passed peacefully surrounded by his family after a hard fought battle against post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, a rare complication from an organ transplant, on September 5, 2019.  He received a kidney transplant on June 12, 2018, and for five months was on top of the world until PTLD entered his life in November 2018.  Steve was born on […]

Staci McDaniel Orsborn

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

A Memorial Mass for Staci McDaniel Orsborn, age 61, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at The Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 394 East Main Street, Newark, with Father Timothy M. Hayes, as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens. Staci passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at her residence. She […]

Pastor Leonard “Lenny” Weston

By Charlie Prince | September 13, 2019

Pastor Leonard “Lenny” Weston, age 64, of Millersport, died Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 30, 1955, in New York City to Leonard and Pearlina (Williams) Weston. He was a senior pastor at The Bridge Church/Vision Ministries International in Canal Winchester. He is survived by his brothers, Robert (Jackie) Weston, Houston, TX, and Otis Weston, […]

ODNR receives national award for Buckeye Lake Dam project

By Charlie Prince | September 09, 2019

(Editor’s Note: This is a press release from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources) ORLANDO, Fla. – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) was awarded the Association of State Dam Safety Officials’ (ASDSO) 2019 National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award today for Buckeye Lake Dam. The project was finished in November 2018—two years earlier than initially expected and more […]

Fewer fatal crashes during Labor Day holiday

By Charlie Prince | September 06, 2019

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 10 traffic fatalities over the Labor Day Holiday, two fewer than last year, according to provisional data. There were 10 fatal crashes which claimed 10 lives – a decrease from 2018 when 12 fatal crashes killed 12 people. Alcohol was a contributing factor in at least two fatalities. Additionally, three motorists […]

Shaun Eric Thomas Bennett

By Charlie Prince | September 06, 2019

Shaun Eric Thomas Bennett, 40, of Baltimore passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at his residence. He was born on February 10, 1979, in Lancaster, to Gene and Becky Sue (Wilkins) Bennett. Shaun owned and operated Bennett Lawn Care and was a contracted housing inspector for WSP. He enjoyed canoeing, fishing and loved spending time with his nieces […]

Albert Jan Bryan

By Charlie Prince | September 06, 2019

Albert Jan Bryan, age 78 of Brownsville, died Friday, August 30, 2019, at the The Oaks at Northpointe. He was born July 12, 1941, in Zanesville, the son of Henry C. Bryan and E. June Uffner Bryan. Al graduated from Glenford High School in 1959 and was a United States Army Veteran having served his country from 1960 to 1962. […]