May 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Two decisions made; special meetings set for two more

MILLERSPORT - It didn't take Walnut Township Trustees long to address two proposed changes to the township zoning ordinance. Four individual public hearings, starting at 5 p.m., were scheduled before the trustees' regular April 22 meeting. More...

Hydromaster turned down again

BALTIMORE- The Liberty Township Board of Zoning Appeals dismissed Hydromaster Seeding Company's second request for a conditional use permit following several hours of grueling testimony April 24 at Liberty Union Middle School. More...

Everybody wins!

It took years - too many years in the eyes of many residents. Nevertheless, last week Buckeye Lake Village Council unanimously cleared a major hurdle in the long running effort to provide safe and affordable public water. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 5. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Bosco sticks w/dip, buttered corn, and fruit. Tuesday: Hamburger, seasoned fries, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 18: An officerresponded to a domestic violence call at a Walnut Road residence. More...

Editorials & Letters

Pledge is alive & well at Millersport Elementary

Editor: I would like to respond to the recent letters to the editor regarding the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance in Millersport Elementary School. More...

Pledge is being said

Editor, Due to recent letters published by the Beacon, I felt compelled to respond in regard to reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at Millersport Elementary. More...

Thanks from the Thomases

Editor: We are so thankful to everyone for everything you have done and given to us after the firethat took our home. More...

Obituaries

Leroy D. Beougher

A memorial service celebrating the life of Leroy D. Beougher, 79, of Hebron, was held April 29, 2008, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with the Rev. Robert Knox officiating. More...

Paul A. Drewes

Paul Arthur Drewes, age 73 of Thornville, passed away April 22, 2008, from a long struggle with Alzheimer's at The Inn at FairfieldVillage, Lancaster. He was born July 1,1934, in Columbus to the late Alvin and Gertrude (Metzger) Drewes. More...

John H. Eskins

A celebration of life service for John H. Eskins, 56, of Glenford, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bruce Hissong officiating. More...