April 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Athletic bond issue set for August ballot

Millersport - A $1 million bond issue to improve athletic facilities at Millersport High School is one step closer to the August ballot. Early this year a community group asked school board members to place a bond levy on the August ballot. More...

Trustees to consider four zoning changes April 22

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Trustees will hold public hearings on four zoning amendment changes starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the township office. More...

Close, but still no water contract

BUCKEYE LAKE - Buckeye Lake Village's steady march toward signing a public water agreement with the Village of Millersport stepped closer to a signed ordinance Monday night, but council still has yet to approve it. More...

Schools

Millersport Elementary School names honor students

MILLERSPORT - Millersport Elementary School recently named its honor students for the third nine-week grading period. More...

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

HEBRON - Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the third nineweek grading period. More...

Free ACT/SAT practice test offered at Hebron Library

HEBRON - Hebron Library is offering a free ACT/SAT combination practice test on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All tests will be scored and participants will receive their results. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 9: Officerwas asked to accompany a repossession agent. • April 9: Officerwas called to the scene of an attempted suicide. More...

Editorials & Letters

2008 BLASST theme contest down to final five

Editor: Hello to all you Beacon readers.I wish you sunny days and many of them. Here are the entries from the "name the theme" contest for this year's BLASST. More...

'Watchdog' finds most 'evidence' is blacked out

Editor: According to public records, Kirkersville GOB Zoning Inspector Tom Fredericks (recycled from the Licking County Planning Commission) was paid for attending various meetings and writing letters to "amusement devise" companies. More...

Clarification

Jim Webber, firechief for the West Licking Joint Fire District was incorrectly identified as Kirkersville's firechief in a story last week. Webber is considering retirement, but hasn't announced a date yet. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy B. Griggs

Dorothy B. Griggs, 98 of Pleasantville, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Heartland of Fairfield. She was born Oct. 17, 1909, in Walnut Township, to the late Homer and Maude Hite. More...

Sallie Lee Friesner

Sallie Lee Friesner, 61, of Baltimore, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Sallie was born in Lancaster, on Aug. 18, 1946, to the late Arthur E. and Bette Lu Unkle Friesner. More...

Fred Russell Van Buren

A funeral service celebrating the life of Fred Russell Van Buren, 81, of Millersport, was held April 16, 2008, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. More...