May 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Election costs kill bid for athletic facilities bond levy

MILLERSPORT - Plans to place a $1 million bond issue on the August ballot to improve athletic facilities at Millersport High School have been derailed. More...

Two zoning decisions prompt referendum petitions

MILLERSPORT - It took Walnut Township Trustees just a couple of minutes early Monday morning to rezone 289 acres owned by Licking FairfieldCorporation from Rural Residential to I-2 General Industrial. More...

Cortez friend arrested

BUCKEYE LAKE- Noel Joyce, a Glenford resident and former business partner of John Cortez, was arrested without incident Wednesday afternoon. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 19 . Glenford/Somerset/Thornville Elementary Monday: Walking taco w/RF Doritos, buttered corn, and fruit. Tuesday: Brats or franks, pasta salad, pineapple spear, and ice cream sandwich. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 26: A Walnut Road man's mother reported he'd been missing for two weeks. There is still no word on his location. More...

Editorials & Letters

Writer has questions for trustees on zoning decisions

Editor: I moved to Walnut Township 19 years ago for clean air, water and land due to a severe case of allergies and chemical sensitivity. Farmers only use chemicals once or twice a year. City dwellers constantly spray their lawns. More...

Local elections can have a big impact on our lives

Editor: I have voted in every election since the age that I could legally do so. Prior to this last primary, my wife and I were talking about the candidates on the ballot. More...

Mooney responds to letter

Editor: The residents of Baltimore who read the May 10 Beacon harangue by a clown who identified herself as "Diana Snoke of Mesa Arizona" and directed to "Looney Mooney" must realize that this letter is phony, concocted, and a fabrication of more More...

Obituaries

Noel S. "Cob" Brown

Noel S. "Cob" Brown, 84, of Baltimore, died Thursday, May 8, 2008, at Heartland-FairfieldNursing Center. He retired from Crown-Zellerbach with 42 and one-half years of service and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. More...

Mildred V. Cross

Mildred "Tootie" Cross, age 87 of Heath, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at her great niece's Obituaries Heath residence surrounded by her family. Tootie was born April 27, 1921, in Parkersburg, West Viriginia, to the late James R. More...