July 12, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

BLASST thanks its 700 some sponsors

Editor: It's the morning of the 4th and I feel the weight of the world is off my shoulders. We want to thank the Buckeye Lake Moose Lodge 2434 for their donation of over $20,000 this year. That's right $20,000! More...

Writer wants Thornville to protect its historical character

Editor: We, the many, are ruled by a few in power, and it is our own fault. We vote for them when an election comes around and then stop paying attention until the next election. More...

Writer urges Tory to ignore the complainers

Editor: I would like to respond to the two letters in last week's Beacon. One is the letter from the Gobert- Smith Family and the other was from Victoria Wolfe. More...

Two more Letters: 'Watchdog' discovers Outville Road police show

Editor: During the July Kirkersville Council meeting, council member GOB (Good Ole Boy) Bennie Evans tried to act as though he was concerned that the village would have a liability situation by placing speed bumps in South Alley. More...

Ban on golf carts in state park draws fire

Editor: The BLASST fireworks at Fairfield Beach were great! It is that slow-burn that gets to you. I think there is another hidden agenda afoot. More...

Golf cart ban said to infringe on the rights of disabled

Editor: First and foremost, I am appalled at how the park officers are treating the golf carts at Fairfield Beach. There are many community residents that are disabled and they use them as a way to get around and enjoy the lake. More...

Gene gives thanks

Editor: I want to thank everyone who supported my fundraising dinner. Thanks to the entire crew at the Lakeside Restaurant for all their time and hard work. More...

Tory urged to 'stand strong'

Editor: To Tory Wolfe - don't dismay! There have always been those who KNOW HOW TO DO EVERYTHING, BUT DO VERY LITTLE. More...