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Thornville holds first safety day for kids

THORNVILLE- Police Chief Nick Garver thought attendance was a little thin for Saturday's Thornville Safety Day. But, realistically, he said, for its first year and limited publicity, a 50-person turn out wasn't too bad. More...

ODNR answers questions about canal dredging

THORNPORT - Ohio Department of Natural Resources Communications Officer Jane Beathard has now provided some answers to questions raised at the June 11 meeting about dredging a canal south of Perry County Road 79. More...

Protect yourself from E. coli infection

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Health (ODH), along with local health officials in five counties, are investigating 16 cases of E. coli O157:H7. "We urge Ohioans to take steps to protect themselves against E. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • June 18: A Lakeside Diner employee reported that someone stole money from the cash register. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We would appreciate typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

One more BLASST letter until the big show July 3

Editor: Well, this is the last letter in the Beacon before our July 3 celebration. As a side note, I want to share with you the funniest profound thing my friend Eric Ashton said to me. More...

Writer says simple rezoning request turned into circus

Editor: Recently, a Liberty Township resident owning two pieces of land asked the Liberty Township Zoning Board to rezone an irregular sliver of land (which is zoned R-1), that crosses the front of their driveway into one piece of property. More...

Obituaries

Howard Wilson Bigony

Howard Wilson Bigony, 90, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at Fairfield Medical Center. Howard was born in Baltimore on Sept. 7, 1917, to the late Scott W. and Dessie "Miller" Bigony. More...

James Allen Britton

Private family arrangements have been made for James A Britton, 54, of Buckeye Lake, who died June 22, 2008, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center in Newark. He was born June 22, 1954 in Leavenworth Kansas, the son of James A. More...

Mary L. Bullock

A funeral service for Mary L. Bullock, 88, of Hebron, formerly of Lancaster, was June 25, 2008, at Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Wilson and Minister Phil McKnight officiating. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery. More...