July 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Local candidates gearing up for Nov. 3 election

LAKE AREA- November seems far away, but candidates for municipal offices, school boards and township trustee are already gearing up for the November 3 election. More...

Hebron, Union Township reach basic agreement

HEBRON - Union Township Trustees agreed to the basic terms of a fire contract with the Hebron Fire Department, but an independent arbitrator will decide the ongoing debate about how EMS billing revenue should be distributed. More...

Here's ODNR's report on BLASST

First special thanks to the following ODNR staff for their hard work and support on Friday night, July 3, 2009. More...

Schools

Hebron Elementary names honor students

HEBRON - Hebron Elementary School recently announced its honor students for the fourth and final nine-week grading period. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 1: A Beacon Light Lane man said his neighbor was digging on his property. More...

Editorials & Letters

Writer is appalled at the editor's 'ravings' last week

Editor: I am appalled at the Buckeye Lake Beacon's ravings in their July 4th addition. The full page column titled "Space votes to Kill Ohio's Economy" is filled with misleading statements, unfounded personal attacks, and just plain garbage. More...

Editor's response

The 'ravings' are the work of Editor/Publisher Charles Prince. All Beacon Letters to the Editor include the writer's name and community. More...

Walnut Township Trustees thank Tory for her BLASST work

Editor: Victoria Wolfe does it again with an outstanding 4th of July fireworks display! I had the opportunity to speak to her the Thursday before the display - which was a feat in itself because of her busy schedule. More...

Obituaries

George T. McKenzie, Sr.

George T. McKenzie, Sr., age 59, of Thornville, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Kindred Healthcare, in Pickerington. He was born on August 19, 1949,, to the late George and Francis (Saunders) McKenzie. More...

Richard "Dick" Nagle

Richard "Dick" Nagle, age 79, of Millersport,passed away on Sunday July 5, 2009, at the Echo Manor Extended Care Center in Pickerington. He was born on January 28, 1930, in Columbus to the late Charles E. and Reathe M. (Decker) Nagle. More...

Martin Jacob "Jake" Roshon

Martin Jacob "Jake" Roshon, 83 of Baltimore, entered peacefully into eternal life on Sunday, July 5, 2009, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Chillicothe. Jake was born in Baltimore on May 4, 1926, to the late James W. More...