April 19, 2008 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Students should recite Pledge of Allegiance

Editor: It has come to my attention that the principal of Millersport Elementary School has decided that having the children recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flagon a daily or even weekly basis is a waste of time and, apparently, th 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...

Friends of Cranberry Bog get a great start

Editor: The inaugural project of Friends of Cranberry Bog was a SUCCESS! More...

Ohio 13 clean up set for April 26

Editor: April 22 is EARTH DAY. Celebrating the earth in all its splendor should be done by all of us every day, but to get to that point and to create awareness, we celebrate it once a year. More...