August 25, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

Former Hebron clerk sentenced to jail

COLUMBUS - Former Hebron Village Clerk/Treasurer Vicky Fulk was sentenced August 14 to 30 days in federal prison, followed by two years probation during which she will spend 60 days at a half-way house and serve seven months house arrest. More...

Everybody is invited to the Sweet Corn Festival

Editor: We encourage all of the readers of The Beacon to set some quality family time aside on August 29 thru September 1 to make some new friends, visit with neighbors and support their own community's many charitable organizations operating fund More...

'Watchdog' reviews some more public records

Editor: Kirkersville citizens interested in running for elected positions have only until 4 p.m. Thursday (August 23) to turn in a petition to the Board of Elections in order to get their names on the ballot in November. More...

Guest Column: Preparing our children

Today's global marketplace demands that our students have the skills and knowledge they need to both compete and collaborate in the 21st century. More...

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We would appreciate 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...

Writer questions 'watchdog's' approach, methods

Editor: In response to last week's letter from Bonnie Mansfield.I promised myself that I wasn't going to continue this. That I'd said what I felt I needed to say, and that I was finished. I understand that Ms. More...

ORRD schedules guest speaker

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Ohioans for Responsible Rural Development will have a guest speaker at its next meeting set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the Pickerington Church of Christ (corner of Ohio 256 and Stoudertown Road). More...

THE MAYOR'S CORNER

Greetings from the "Port". I want to update residents on projects and to also highlight areas of interest or concern. Construction on your new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) is about 70% complete and should be completed around the middle of October. More...