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More recognition for Lakewood’s state softball champions

BUCKEYE LAKE – Monday night, the Buckeye Lake Village Council and Mayor Clay Carroll honored the Lakewood Lancers girls softball team for its undefeated season and June 6 victory in Akron over LaGrange Keystone for the Division II State Champio More...

Walnut Township receives $900,000 in grants for Fairfield Beach

LANCASTER – It was a good news Tuesday for Walnut Township and its Fairfield Beach community. Fairfield County Board of Commissioners announced two grant awards Tuesday. More...

Lee Greenwood looks forward to Sweet Corn Festival

MILLERSPORT – The Sweet Corn Festival will be a homecoming of sorts for country music icon Lee Greenwood. The “God Bless the USA” singer performs at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Take time next week to enjoy our 70-year old ‘earresistible’ festival

Editor, We encourage all of the readers of The Beacon to set some quality family time aside on August 31 thru Sept. More...

Writer demands fiscal accountability from elected Thornville officials

Editor: Thornville villagers – Did you get your livestock survey? I didn’t. I had to ask the village administrator for a copy. The village administrator explained during the regular council meeting on Aug. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth LeRoy Brotherton

Kenneth LeRoy Brotherton, 76, of Millersport, died at Mt. Carmel East Hospital on August 18, 2016. He was born August 29, 1939. More...

Sarah Ruth Currence

Sarah Ruth Currence, 98, of Glenford, formerly of Elkins, WV, passed away August 19, 2016, at Somerset Health and Rehabilitation Center. Sarah was born April 4, 1918, in Norton, WV, the daughter of the late Ernest D. and Nettie F. Herron Ross. More...

John Pierre deSaavedra

John Pierre deSaavedra, 94, of Stockport, OH, passed away August 4, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 30, 1921, in Dayton, OH, to the late Garcia and Mary deSaavedra. More...