September 29, 2007 RSS feed / News

Fire/EMS contract dispute resolved

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Trustee Wally Gabriel delivered two checks Wednesday morning to the Village of Millersport. One, for $ 31,329.11, had been written last July 10 and was to be paid to the village on July 24. More...

Candidates, issues on Nov. 6 election ballot

LAKE AREA - Candidates and issues are set for the Nov. 6 general election. To help voters make their decisions, The Beacon is surveying all lake area candidates in contested races. More...

Free computer recycling at The Works

NEWARK - The Works museum is accepting donations of old computers and other electronic equipment. The equipment will be used for educational purposes in the museum's Invent Lab and then recycled. More...

Fall turkey season begins Oct. 13

COLUMBUS - Hunters are preparing for Ohio's upcoming fall wild turkey season, which runs Saturday, October 13 through Sunday, October 28, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. More...

Hoskinson completes Celebrant training

KIRKERSVILLE - Rick Hoskinson, funeral director and owner of the Hoskinson Funeral Home in Kirkersville, recently completed a three-day workshop to become a Certified Funeral Celebrant. More...

Construction entrance moved after protest

BUCKEYE LAKE- Maple Bay residents were horrified to discover a construction entrance to a new subdivision right across from Julia Street on Hunts Landing Road. More...

Mayor: Buckeye Lake must invest in wellfield

BUCKEYE LAKE- The Village of Buckeye Lake must invest up to $25,000 in its well field before it can accurately determine the best source for a public water system - Millersport, Hebron, or a village-operated system - said Buckeye Lake Mayor Fran More...

Who owns the property?

HEBRON- Everyone acknowledges there's a problem, but no one's quite sure who's responsible to solve it. Beaver Run Road resident Walter Hockman told the Union Township Trustees Sept. More...

Country Fair set for Oct. 21

THORNVILLE - The Thornville Lions Club is accepting exhibitor applications for its 33rd annual Country Fair. The fair is set for Sunday, Oct. 21 with a Sunday, Oct. 28 rain date. The fair opens at 11 a.m. Spaces are $55. More...

Deer archery season opens this Saturday

COLUMBUS - Approximately 300,000 bowhunters, representing more than half of all Ohioans who hunt deer, are expected to participate in the statewide archery deer hunting season that opens September 29, according to experts with the Ohio Department More...

New Homestead Exemption applications due Monday

COLUMBUS - Time is running out for senior citizens and permanently and totally disabled Ohioans to take advantage of Ohio's expanded Homestead Exemption for 2007 real estate property taxes. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wetland Chronicles: Nature's Palette- Saturday, October 6, 1 - 3 p.m., Colors in the wetland are still exploding before the first killing frost. More...