October 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates in their own words: Walnut Township Trustees

MILLERSPORT – The Beacon has surveyed lake-area candidates in most contested elections to help our readers make their decisions.  Three candidates are seeking two positions on the Board of Township Trustees for Walnut Township.  Candi More...

News

Lakewood School Board candidates make their case

HEBRON - What a difference a week makes! More...

Licking County traffic deaths increase

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reports seven traffic fatalities during the second quarter of 2017, July 1 to September 30, in Licking County.  More...

Candidates in their own words: Lakewood School Board

HEBRON – Seven candidates are seeking three four-year terms on the Lakewood Schools Board of Education. We asked candidates to respond to the following three questions.  More...

Obituaries

James Ronald “Jim” Marshall

James Ronald “Jim” Marshall, age 76, of Baltimore, died October 11, 2017, at Pickering House. He was born March 8, 1941, in Logan, to the late Earl and Eileen (Wright) Marshall, the youngest of four children. More...

Kristopher Lee “Kris” Ray

A funeral service celebrating the life of Kristopher Lee “Kris” Ray, age 38, of Heath, was held October 18, 2017, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service.  Kris was born on December 5, 1978, in Columbus, t More...

Editorials & Letters

One more week for election letters!

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and More...

Wells wants to clean-up village

Dear Editor: I’m running for Mayor because we all deserve a better Buckeye Lake! We deserve a clean village free of run-down properties and abandoned cottages with unpaid taxes. More...

Coach Dave: Houdeshell and White have a track record

Editor:  It appears from the outside that Lakewood’s schools are in turmoil and we should not be surprised.  More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of October 23. More...