Thursday Dec 5
Man, woman accused of multiple burglaries
When deputies responded to a burglary in progress in Berne Township and found a vehicle matching the 911 caller's description, they quickly realized they might have caught suspects connected with several other burglaries in the area.
First community Christmas tree
It is often difficult to determine when "the first" something occurred. Quite by chance, an article was discovered in the Daily Gazette on Dec. 27, 1920, with the headline: "Large Crowd Witnesses Illumination of Lancaster's First Christmas Tree -- Beautiful Custom May Be Perpetuated."
Lil was a former school bus driver for St. Clairsville-Richland Schools and a member of East Richland Evangelical Friends Church.
Sugar Grove seniors meet
The guest speaker, Fairfield County Engineer Jeremiah Upp, explained the upcoming 0.5-mill renewal levy for bridges, culverts and roads.