September 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Sheriff questions need for special prosecutor

NEW LEXINGTON - The same laws should apply to everyone, said Amy Nash English, Democratic candidate for Perry County Sheriff. She alleges four term Republican incumbent William R. More...

Council hears questions about police call

THORNVILLE - Some Thornville residents wondered who was along for the ride when a Thornville police officer responded to a call. More...

Photo

The Millersport High School Marching Band provided the music for the Lieb's Island Civic Association's 7th Annual 911 Memorial Walking Parade. Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388 's Color Guard lead the parade. More...

Obituaries

Roy B. Arnett Sr.

Roy B. Arnett Sr., 75, of Thornville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at the Pickering House. He was born Jan. 19, 1933, to the late David C. Arnett and Lula M. Arnett (Baker). Roy served in the U.S. More...

Jeffery Frank Harter

Funeral service for Jeffery Frank Harter, 41, of Buckeye Lake, was Sept. 19, 2008, at Boring- Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville, with Pastor Gerri Lampton officiating. Jeff went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 16, 2008. More...

M. Jane Howerth

A funeral Mass for M. Jane Howerth, 91, of Thornville, were Sept. 24, 2008, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Junction City, with Father Victor Wesolowski officiating. Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery. More...

'It's an excellent market for would-be buyers…'

COLUMBUS - The Ohio housing marketplace continued to mirror the slow economic condition throughout the nation, as sales activity in August trailed the results of the prior year for the eighth consecutive month, reports the Ohio Association of REAL More...

Editorials & Letters

Storm forced Red Cross to focus on mass care services

Editor: With the remnants of Hurricane Ike striking Central Ohio on Sunday, September 14, your local American Red Cross Chapter has been extremely busy responding to the needs of the entire county. More...

Writer says photo exploited victim of tragedy

Editor: The September 20th edition of the Beacon contained a story regarding the recent murder/suicide that took place in Walnut Township, along with an accompanying photograph of the victim's daughter, visably distraught, sitting outside of the h More...

Thanks from Gary Matheny

Editor: I want to thank all my family, friends, co-workers and the great Village of Millersport where Jen and I call home. I can't begin to express all the love and support you gave us during her illness. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 29. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Bosco sticks w/ dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 11: Seymour Avenue. residents told police that Hayden David Sloan, who lived in a Shepard Avenue residence in Walnut Township, threatened them. More...