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Jerry G. Bickel

By Charlie Prince | July 11, 2019

A memorial service celebrating the life of Jerry G. Bickel, 89, of Somerset, was held July 8, 2019, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Jerry was born in Columbus, on October 29, 1929, to the late Glen B. and Kathryn G. (Gillivan) Bickel.  He passed away peacefully on June 29, 2019, at Mt. Carmel East in […]

Dorothy Louise Jourdan

By Charlie Prince | July 11, 2019

A funeral service for Dorothy Louise Jourdan will be held at 12 p.m, on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Hoskinson Funeral Home in Thornville. Pastor Orrey McFarland will officiate. Burial will follow in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 10 am until the 12 pm, service time at the funeral home, 56 South Main Street. […]

Aaron Christopher Levacy

By Charlie Prince | July 11, 2019

Aaron Christopher Levacy, age 48, of Pickerington, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 8, 2019, at his home. He was born November 8, 1970, in Lancaster. Aaron grew up in Millersport and was a graduate of Millersport High School in 1989. He attended Grace Fellowship Church. Aaron was a part of the family business, Buckeye Lake Marina, for most of his […]

April M. Ogden

By Charlie Prince | July 11, 2019

April M. Ogden, of San Diego, California, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, in California. She was born May 8, 1953, in Zanesville, to the late Byron J. and Elizabeth J. Miller Ogden. April was a graduate of Sheridan High School. She was an entertainer at heart, who loved to sing and had a song for every occasion. She will be […]

Free helpline available to military and Veteran families

By Charlie Prince | July 10, 2019

Editor: The VFW National Home for Children has a Military & Veteran Family Helpline. It provides caring and compassionate listening, helps put the “puzzle” together and find lasting solutions, makes meaningful and relevant connections to services that assist the caller, providing advocacy, and partners with human service organizations, veteran service groups and service officers. All calls will be answered and […]

Eight die in Licking County crashes last quarter

By Charlie Prince | July 10, 2019

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reported eight crash fatalities in the county during the second quarter of 2019, April 1st to June 30th. Of the eight fatalities in the second quarter, two of the crashes involved drivers under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and two involved motorcycles. During the same time frame in […]

12 die in July Fourth holiday crashes

By Charlie Prince | July 10, 2019

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 12 people lost their lives in 12 traffic crashes during the July Fourth reporting period, which began Wednesday, July 3 and ended Sunday, July 7. Impairment was determined to be a factor in at least three of those crashes. Troopers made 709 arrests for impaired driving and 507 for drug-related charges. […]

Thomas Charles Cheney

By Charlie Prince | July 05, 2019

A memorial service celebrating the life of Thomas Charles Cheney, 81, of Millersport, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in the Fireside Room at Spring Hills Baptist Church, 1820 Newark Granville Road, Granville, Ohio 43023, with Pastor Gary Kirkpatrick officiating. A memorial gathering and meal will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the church. Thomas […]

Captain Chester Dean Cullison, USN (Ret.)

By Charlie Prince | July 05, 2019

Captain Chester Dean Cullison, USN (Ret.), 93, passed away on June 25, 2019, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina. Dean was born August 26, 1925, in Newark; he was the son of Cary Eugene and Hazel Dicken Cullison of Licking County. His grandparents were Ellsworth and Nettie Chambers Cullison, and Clarence Elmer and Cora Belle Beem Dicken, also […]

Michael B. “Mike” Hawthorn

By Charlie Prince | July 05, 2019

A memorial service celebrating the life of Michael B. “Mike” Hawthorn, 62 of Thornville, will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Jeremy Shank officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 56 S. Main Street, Thornville, one hour prior to the memorial service […]