April 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Buckeye Lake sale to MIG collapses

COLUMBUS - The State of Ohio's deal to sell Buckeye Lake to Macquarie Infrastructure Group of Melbourne, Australia, has collapsed. Actually, it only existed in the fertile imagination of some rogue writers and a designer. More...

EMS/Fire contract still pending

By Scott Rawdon

HEBRON - They're close, but no cigar quite yet. More...

Guest Column: Mayor explains water upgrades for 2009

Village of Baltimore officials have spent the last few years upgrading our Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sanitary Sewer system to meet Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) requirements. More...

Obituaries

Dale J. Blackledge

A funeral service for Dale J. Blackledge, age 70, of Heath, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at the Heath United Methodist Church, 1149 Hebron Road, Heath, with Rev. Richard Waddle and Rev. John Ball officiating. More...

Nick Byers

Nick Byers, age 17, passed away on Sunday morning, April 5th, 2009. He was a senior at Liberty Union High School, who ran both cross-country and track. More...

Edward C. Taggart

Edward C. Taggart, age 93, formerly of Baltimore, died peacefully in his sleep on the morning of April 6, 2009, at Lanfair Center. More...

Editorials & Letters

Writer defends 'watchdogs'

Editor: I am replying to a letter written by Rhonda Stephens regarding the watchdog letters being published in The Beacon. I don't laugh at those letters. I enjoy reading about what our local watchdogs, junkyard dogs, etc. have uncovered. More...

'Watchdog' has her own April Fool's Day report

Editor: Appropriately, the April council meeting in Kirkersville was held on April Fool's Day but, sadly, it was no joke! More...

Bowling Green 'Watchdog' is back

Editor: I presented a letter to our GOB Board president regarding the "Park Committee & Stop Loss Audit findings." Basically, it was my swan song, as they say, as far as being a primary voting member of our all-volunteer Park Committee. More...

Schools

Board approves track for high school

MILLERSPORT - It's been 20-some years in the making, but Millersport High School will have an all-weather track this summer. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 13. 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 • April 1: A Heath man was stopped for speeding and running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. The officer found the man was intoxicated and driving with a suspended license. More...