‘United we stand’

Ninety-four year old Jay Kolenc was honored earlier this week at the Hopedale American Legion as he was chosen to be the “Veteran of the Month” by the veteran/first responder jamboree committee.  Kolenc served in the Korean War and is an active member of...

Doris Causby Rensi

Doris Katherine Causby Rensi, 92, died Dec. 16, 2021, at Seven Lakes Memory Care in Loveland, Colo.  She left behind many friends and relatives in her original Eastern Ohio hometown and in her later home in Northern Colorado. Doris was born in Hopedale, Ohio, on...
Ella S. Bennington

Ella S. Bennington

Ella S. Bennington, 97, of Newark, died July 10, 2022, at Otterbein Senior Life Granville.  She is survived by her children and their spouses, Peggy L. Bennington (Annette Friskopp) of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Barbara J. Hinterschied (Gregg) of Granville, and Carol...
Betty Blood

Betty Blood

Betty Lou (Gray-Lanning) Blood, aged 84 of Hereford, Arizona, died peacefully on July 1, 2022 at the Banner University of Arizona Medical Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. She was born on August 26, 1938 to Ida (Stress) and Henry Gray. She lived in Hopedale Ohio, and...