Correspondence 5/7/22

BOWERSTONBy Mary Anna Cotter Congratulations to Nolan Caldwell, who was chosen to the first-team All-Conference bowling team and first-team Stark County league for bowling. He is the son of the Ryan Caldwells and grandson of the Dan Chews.  Congratulations to Jim...

Freeport Family Dollar to celebrate grand re-opening

FREEPORT — Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced plans for a renovated store’s grand re-opening in Freeport, Ohio.  “Family Dollar is proud to be a part of the Freeport community and we’re excited to welcome...

Freeport VFD to hold Fireman’s Fair

July 28 and 29, Freeport Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Fireman’s Fair: Friday schedule will include: Parade at 7 p.m. (line up at 6), Baby Contest crowning at 7:30 and “Lacey and Her Attitude Band” from 8-11. The day on Saturday starts with a tractor...

Maureen Martin Moore

Maureen Martin Moore, age 84, of Freeport, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at her home. She was born January 4, 1930 to the late John and Mary C. Kennedy Foley. Also preceding her was a former husband Richard Martin Sr. Visitation and a Mass of Christian Burial will be...

Robert E. “Robbie” Harmon, Jr.

  Robert E. “Robbie” Harmon, Jr., 52, of Cadiz, Ohio formerly of Freeport, Ohio and Cudahy, California, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Carriage Inn of Cadiz. He was born August 30, 1961 in Dennison, Ohio, a son of Robert Harmon Sr. and Beverly...

Elizabeth Anne Williams Buck

Elizabeth Anne Williams Buck age 85 died Tuesday morning, April 8, 2014. Her mother, Sara Williams and her father Dean Williams, precede her in death. Her brother, William Bryant, a B-24 bombardier, was killed in World War II. Friends may call Thursday, April 10, 2014...

Maurice Elvin “Moe” Tedrick

Maurice Elvin “Moe” Tedrick, age 76, of Freeport and formerly of Mesa, Arizona, died at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Beacon Pointe Rehab Center, Uhrichsville. Born May 23, 1937 in Londonderry Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, he was a son of the late James...

Lakeland Academy begins anew

By AMY GAREIS, News-Herald Staff Writer  FREEPORT – Lakeland Academy Community School is beginning a new year with a refurbished space and more students yearning to learn. The school has completed renovations at its site along 101 Main St.  Superintendent Chuck...

H. Steven “Steve” Miles

Herbert Steven “Steve” Miles, age 64, of Freeport passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at Twin City Hospital in Dennison. Born in Birch River, W.Va., on Nov. 10, 1949, he was a son of the late Herbert A. and Ethel M. (Brown) Miles. He was preceded in death...

Bertha Mae Phipps

Bertha Mae Phipps, age 96, of Fisher Road, Freeport, died peacefully at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 surrounded by family at her daughter’s home in Sugarcreek, Ohio, where she had resided the last several years. Born Sept. 1, 1917 in Tippecanoe, she was a daughter of...

Mary Ann Riggs

Mary Ann Riggs, age 80, of Freeport died peacefully at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 in Beacon Pointe Rehab Center. Born Aug. 16, 1933 in Conotton, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Martin Trushell and Anna Rosalie Grace Trushell. She married Edward Blair...

Robert (Bob) L. Harding

Robert (Bob) L. Harding, age 84 of Freeport, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Community Hospice House, New Philadelphia surrounded by family. He was born May 25, 1929, at Freeport, Ohio, the son of the late George and Lily Smith Harding. He was preceded in death by his...

Something for everyone at the library

FREEPORT – This year the Clark Memorial Branch Library is participating in Helmet Head, a bike safety education campaign organized by Carol Infante, RN of the Harrison County Health Department. Young families are invited to attend the presentation May 9 at 11...

Mildred Maxine Lake

Mildred Maxine Lake, age 89, of Freeport died Sunday, March 31, 2013 in Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, Cambridge. Born Dec. 27, 1923 in Londonderry Township, Guernsey County, she was a daughter of the late Homer Charles Lake and Florence Telena Arnold...

Charles “Larry” Martz

Charles “Larry” Martz, Freeport died at Wheeling Hospital, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He was born at Akron, July 23, 1944 to the late Charles Irvin and Jane Neal Martz. A Memorial Service will be held at His Word Ministries Church, Moorefield, Saturday, March  9 at 2 pm...

TJ’s Gas N Go grows

By AMY GAREIS News-Herald Staff Writer FREEPORT – TJ’s Gas N Go is looking vastly different these days with added customer convenience. Co-owners Jim and Tana Fortney built an estimated 2,000-square-foot addition to their business along 237 E. Main St. in an...

Harold Roger “Bud” Haas

Harold Roger “Bud” Haas, 77, of Elk Run, Freeport, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at his home. He was born July 14, 1935 in Akron, a son of the late Harold Edward and Effie Edith Rogers Haas. Friends may call Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 from noon until time of...

Larry Eugene Arnold

Larry Eugene Arnold, 74, of New Philadelphia, died Monday, December 10, 2012 at Union Hospital in Dover following a brief illness. A son of the late Marie Helen (Arnold) Strange, Larry was born January 30, 1938 at Piedmont, Ohio. Larry was also preceded in death by...

Delbert (Bud) Lynn

  Delbert Edward (Bud) Lynn, age 92, Freeport died at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 in his home. He was born in Freeport, Harrison County, on Oct 15, 1920, a son of the late Raymond Zellers Lynn and Mary Alice Nolan Lynn. Bud was preceded in death by two...

Rosemary Persons Ripley

Rosemary Persons Ripley, age 82 of Hopedale, formerly of Freeport, passed away at Gables Care Center on Nov. 28, 2012. Born October 31, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Dempsey Chalmers and Oda Mae Persons of Piedmont. Rosemary is preceded in death by her...

Frederick P. Baluch

Frederick P. Baluch passed away at age 88 in his former home at Greenbelt, Maryland surrounded by family and friends on Sunday Nov. 18, 2012 after many years of failing health. Fred was born Jan. 3, 1924 in Youngstown, the youngest of three children of Stephen J. and...

Freeport man thankful to kind neighbors

FREEPORT – Bob and Louise Harding, of Freeport, are feeling pretty thankful for the kindness of neighbors who helped fulfill one of Bob’s wishes recently. A longtime truck driver, Bob was diagnosed three years ago with kidney failure but longed for one more trip...

Arlene M. Cox

Arlene M. Cox Age 89, of Freeport Route died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at her home. She was born in Holmes County, Aug. 2, 1923 to the late George and Irene Conrad Kaser. She was a member of the former Chestnut Hill EUB Church. She married George Cox and he died in 2001....

Conn memorial dedicated in Freeport

  By AMY GAREIS    News-Herald Staff Writer FREEPORT – It took 75 years but the life of an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper murdered in the line of duty was recognized in Freeport on Thursday. A stone memorial now stands near the former Lakeland High...

Lakeland Academy previewed

FREEPORT – Freeport area residents and prospective students got a preview of Lakeland Academy Community School, which is undergoing construction at the former Freeport Market on Main Street. A meeting was held with organizers and the new community school board...

Lakeland Academy set for Freeport

By AMY GAREIS     News-Herald Staff Writer FREEPORT – Longtime efforts to begin a charter school in Freeport are paying off as the Lakeland Academy Community School plans to open its doors in September. Organizer Jennifer Fisher said the school would be located...

Freeport Firemen’s Fair July 27-28

  By AMY GAREIS     News-Herald Staff Writer FREEPORT – The summer of festivals and fairs continues this month as the Freeport Firemen’s Fair kicks off July 27-28. Organizers said this year’s event will include food, fun, music, games and a parade, and...

Brooks leading Clark Branch Library

FREEPORT – Elizabeth Brooks’ lifelong love of books has led to her new role as manager of Clark Branch Library in Freeport. The Freeport native and longtime teacher began duties on July 2 and is taking a personal leave of absence from the Harrison Hills City...

Quick actions save friend’s life

FREEPORT – Rich Rensi, left, is thankful after friend Melvin Allen saved his life during a serious heart attack on July 11. Allen, a 46-year member of the Freeport Volunteer Fire Department and E-Squad, performed CPR until emergency crews arrived. Rensi, a...