August 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New fire chief sets record straight

THORNVILLE - He's entered plenty of burning buildings and won't hesitate to do it again, said Duane Moore, who was recently appointed chief of the Thornville - Thorn Township Fire Department. More...

School board pulls bond levy

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Schools will have an issue on the November 2 ballot, but it won't be a bond levy for athletic facilities. More...

Recycling

Workers unload one of the 65 vehicles that took advantage of Perry County Recycling's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day last Saturday at Thornville Elementary School. A total of 6,950 pounds of waste was dropped off. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 30: Capt. James Hanzey said he's investigating three sexual abuse cases that occurred since July 30. All involve juveniles. • Aug. More...

Editorials & Letters

Volunteers make Tour of Homes a success again

Editor: Thank you to all who made the 2008 Tour of Homes another successful event for the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association. There were 129 volunteers working as hostesses, dock workers, captains, 1st Mates, parkers and registration staff. More...

Walnut Township officials failed to protect residents

Editor: We are writing to thank all the people who helped with the referendum petition on the Micro (Mock) property. The support we received from the people who signed the petitions was tremendous. More...

Dumped pets don't survive

Editor: Police reports (July 19th Beacon) indicate that Kirkersville Kops issued citations for speed but only a warning for an open container and speed on the 4th of July! On July 19th, 23 stops were made! More...

Obituaries

David Lee Avery

Family and friends of David Lee Avery, 53, of Hebron, gathered August 7, 2008, at Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, Newark. Mr. Avery, a disabled veteran, passed away Aug. 4, 2008, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. More...

James Frederick Braig

A funeral service for James Frederick Braig, age 82, of Daytona Beach Florida, formally of Buckeye Lake was held o August 13, 2008, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson - Van Atta Funeral and Cremation Service with Rev. George Gordon officiating. More...

Phyllis E. Fisher

Phyllis E. Fisher, 91, of Lancaster, formerly of Baltimore died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 31, 1916, to the late Lawson and Lela Sims. More...