August 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Licking Township considering levy for 24/7 fire coverage

JACKSONTOWN - Licking Township Trustees are expected to take the first step next Monday night to put an additional six mill permanent tax levy for EMS/fire protection on the November ballot. More...

Second referendum rejected

LANCASTER - It took a bit longer, but the result was the same. More...

Ultimate Home Tour set

NEWARK - The Buckeye Valley Building Industry Association's new Ultimate Open House starts in Buckeye Lake Friday night. A Girls Night Out party is set for 6 - 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Obituaries

Nola J. Brode

Nola J. Brode, 84, of Millersport, passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. Nola was born Jan. 31, 1924, to Thomas and Virginia (Dean) Winter. More...

Charles Jeffrey "Jeff" Clouse

A memorial service will be held at a later date for Charles Jeffrey "Jeff" Clouse, age 49, of Buckeye Lake, who died July 31, 2008 at his residence. Jeff was born November 19, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio. More...

Gary Lee Eddy

Gary Lee Eddy, 57 of Pataskala, died August 4, 2008, at Mt. Carmel East. He was born Oct. 13, 1950, to Earl F. and Gertrude E. (Willis) Eddy. Gary was an Air Force veteran during the Vietnam Conflict. More...

Editorials & Letters

'We will miss Judge Joe Ralston'

Editor: In the midst of letters about fogging mosquitoes, paving jobs gone awry and consternation about zoning, I want to share some thoughts about the loss of one of Millersport's favorite sons. More...

It's futile to rail against change

Editor: I was tempted to ignore Carl Budnick's letter in the August 2 Beacon. As a transplanted city slicker, I've grown used to occasional abuse from old-timers. Mr. Budnick's letter seemed mostly an excuse to go after some of his neighbors. More...

'In the USA, we still have the best life'

Editor: Lady Liberty Lady Liberty is in real trouble, She needs help on the double. She a tear in her eye, Afraid her flame will die. Industries we are losing, Not by her choosing. Life here is tough, Finding jobs are rough. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 30: An Islandview resident fired someone who was working on her dock. The worker, while not saying anything directly threatening, was extremely irate. More...