May 24, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

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'It's time to wake up and move toward the future'

Editor: Apparently, Bowling Green Township isn't the only township with compensation concerns. Let's take a look at Liberty Township. I believe that by law there are two types of employees...full and part time. More...

Thanks for work on soccer fields

Editor: On behalf of the Walnut Township Soccer Association, we would like to thank Walnut Township and the Village of Millersport for providing our teams from kindergarten through 8th grade with fields to play soccer. More...

Writer says township meeting was a 'farce'

Editor: Webster's Dictionary definesa farce as "a ridiculous or empty show; a mockery." That's what took place on May 12 at the Walnut Township house at a special trustees meeting on a re-zoning motion of 298 acres from farmland to industrial. More...

More questions on Millersport Pledge of Allegiance

Editor: I was very pleased to see Mrs. Reasoner's and Mr. Thorton's letters in the May 3 Beacon. They made it be known for sure that the "issue" of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance is very important to many members of our community. More...

It's official: 'Salute the BLASST 2008 - Cruise the Lake and Celebrate!'

Editor: July 4 is a Friday this year and some people are wondering about the date for our fireworks show. In a perfect world, the BLASST would be on the national holiday. However the world isn't perfect as you all know. More...

Family thanks Thornville EMS

Editor: We want everyone to know how lucky we are to have such great volunteers on the Thornville EMS squad. Unfortunately, we had to call 9-1-1 on April 17 for our son. More...

Bowling Green 'watchdog' finds little sunshine

Editor: In my last letter, I discussed the Medicare reimbursement check, the health insurance and total compensation package issues for Bowling Green Township Trustees. More...

'I want my swamp back'

Editor: With the "season" gearing up, let's have a little review! 1. The "no wake" zone is: a. To make you mad; b. To protect the endangered Cranberry marsh; c. Make you late for Happy Hour; d. To protect docks and moored boats. More...

Mooney critic responds

Editor: I, once again had the opportunity of reading a rather childish letter from a Mr. Dave Mooney of Baltimore. In his letter he says my letter to you was "phony, concocted and a fabrication. More...

'Watchdog' checking on police

Editor: A local newspaper reported that Chris Martin has been appointed as "Interim Chief" of police by the Kirkersville Village COUNCIL. After the two hour executive session was over, council moved and voted to hire an Interim police chief. More...