March 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Township road clean-up set for April 18-19

JACKSONTOWN - It will soon be easier for Licking Township Fire Company paramedics to start an IV for patients requiring emergency intravenous therapy. More...

School bus driver training set

NEW LEXINGTON - A school bus driver training course will be held at the Perry-Hocking Educational Service Center on April 8, 9, 15, 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents of Hocking and Perry counties are eligible to participate in this program. More...

Sunshine Week

"Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean of the ch More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Blauser

Mary E. Blauser, age 91 of Baltimore, died Friday March 13, 2009, at Winchester Place, Canal Winchester. She was born in Baltimore on May 30, 1917, to parents, Roy and Myrtie King. More...

Dorothy Claudine Conway

Dorothy Claudine Conway, age 81, of Thornville, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark. She was born on September 11, 1927, in Jumonville, Pennsylvania to the late Truman and Ruth (Robinson) Hileman. More...

Lillian K. Jenkins

Lillian Kay Jenkins, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. She was born on Sunday March 1, 2009, in Newark, to John Jenkins and Holly Flanagan. More...

Editorials & Letters

Mooney gives critic both barrels

Editor: The message of 3/7/09 purportedly written by a wandering minstrel by the name of Hubbard and hailing from Tennessee, is the finest example of grinding southern redneck ignorance ever to appear in the Beacon. More...

Former resident says Kirkersville citizens are being bamboozled

Editor: It seems as if the citizenry of Kirkersville are being bamboozled. Think back to when Terry Ashcraft won the mayoral election. The council voted to appoint former Mayor Bennie Evans to a vacated seat. More...

Schools

New 'Parents Night' program helps prepare future students

HEBRON - Lakewood Superintendent Jay Gault said 60 percent or more kindergarteners are not prepared for their first day of school. "It's nation-wide trend," said Gault, and not unique to the Lakewood School District. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 22. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Twin burgers, oven fries, and choice of fruit. More...

Lakewood sets kindergarten registration

HEBRON - It's time for Lakewood School district parents to register kindergarten students. Registration is set for Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15 at Hebron Elementary School. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 7: A West 6th Street woman reported she was receiving harassing phone calls. More...