August 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Cherry Lane bid comes in below estimate

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Trustees were apparently expecting to hear an earful from residents at their Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Former Capt. Woody's owners get two years in jail

AVONDALE- The former owners of Capt'n Woody's Pub & Grub in Avondale were each sentenced to two years in prison and each fined $84,000 for distributing marijuana and filing fraudulent tax forms. More...

Model weekend for Mopar

HEBRON- Todd Best enjoyed a sunny afternoon at National Trail Raceway surrounded by dozens of shiny classic Chrysler, Plymouth, and Dodge muscle cars - none weighed more than two pounds. More...

Obituaries

Judy Baugus

Judy Baugus, age 67 of Thornville, passed away Friday, August 7, 2009, at the Pickering House, Lancaster. She was born on May 15, 1942, to the late Charles and May (West) Dusz. More...

John William Borland, Jr.

John William Borland, Jr., age 59 of Thornville, passed away on August 5, 2009, at the Autumn At The Lake Healthcare Center, Thornville. John was born on October 30, Obituaries 1949, in Chicago, IL to the late John "Jack" W. More...

Alice M. Hooper

Alice M. Hooper, age 76 of Millersport, passed away Friday, August 7, 2009. She was a member of the Church of LDS, and of the Rebecca Lodge. Above all, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a good friend to so many. More...

Editorials & Letters

How many

How many Ohio State Highway Patrol officers does it take to cite an off-duty trooper for doing 147 mph on his motorcycle on I-70 near Buckeye Lake? The answer is 10, according to a 15-page report issued by the Ohio Inspector General last Friday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Writer suggests maybe driving The Beacon out of town

Editor: Well to start off we already know you will not print anything unless it puts someone down like Ron Small. But this Peggy Wells is a total pain in the neck. How can you as a newspaper print that kind of bashing? More...

Schools

Work starting on new middle school

BALTIMORE - The first piece of earth moving equipment arrived at the new middle school site Monday, school board Vice President Art Brate reported Monday night. More...

Get ready for school on Aug. 22

BUCKEYE LAKE - Help is available to get your children ready for school. First Community Church, 4381 Walnut Road (Ohio 79), is offering free school supplies and professional haircuts for students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 5: Police responded to a report of a dometic dispute on Slocum Avenue. • Aug. 7:Police assisted a park officer with a BAC test. • Aug. More...