July 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Low levels of toxic algae found in Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE - Don't blame the geese! The Ohio EPA recently found low levels of microcystin toxin, or toxic algae, in Buckeye Lake. More...

Police chief taking on new responsibilities

MILLERSPORT - Police Chief Randall Lewis got some additional responsibilities at the July 14 council meeting. Village Council members unanimously approved an emergency resolution appointing Lewis as property maintenance code officer. More...

VFW Post 1388 sets Appreciation Day for July 25

BUCKEYE LAKE - VFW Post 1388 is holding an Appreciation Day Saturday, July 25. Everyone is welcome! There will games for kids and military vehicles on display. Food and homemade ice cream will be available. More...

Obituaries

Alice Martha Ann (Harris) Bishop

Alice Martha Ann (Harris) Bishop, age 67 of Millersport, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at the Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. She was born on October 5, 1941, in West Virginia to the late Archie and Louise (Collins) Harris. More...

Robert E. "Bo" Pratt

Robert E. "Bo" Pratt, passed away, Sunday, July 12, 2009. He was born in Columbus, on April 21,1924 and went to Columbus East High School, where he was active in varsity team sports. He was a proud Army Air Corps flight crew veteran of WWII. More...

Donald Smith

Donald Smith, age 47, of Somerset, died suddenly, July 18, 2009. Don was a great Dad and Papaw. He loved his family and enjoyed the outdoors, golf and horseshoes. He was a member of Holy Trinity Church and he worked at Rhodes Manufacturing. More...

Editorials & Letters

Sweet Corn Festival coming up Sept. 2-5 in Millersport

Editor: In a little over a month from now the 63rd Sweet Corn Festival will be held on September 2 - 5 in Millersport. Much effort goes into the planning, preparation and execution of our area's largest volunteer fundraising project. More...

Celebration set for young girl's fight to survive

Editor: We are new to the Buckeye Lake area. Since moving here from the Zanesville area, we have found it to be full of loving and caring people. More...

Writer says Space's 'yes' vote will hurt Ohio's economy

Editor: I would like to weigh in on the discussions between Vickie Fogarty and Charles Prince of The Beacon regarding HR2454 and Congressman Zack Space. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • July 16: A driver was cited for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on Ohio 79. • July 16: Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Highland Avenue residence. More...