August 15, 2009 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Wells supports Baker for mayor

Editor: It seems our AWOL mayor has seen the light and has finally, although reluctantly, decided that Police Chief Ron Small must give up his moonlighting job on the village water project. More...

Family gives thanks

Editor: The family of Alice Martha Ann Harris Bishop thanks everyone for their support and help during our time of loss. More...

'Watchdog' still sniffing around

Editor: I attended the August 5th Kirkersville Council meeting and received a public records request from the police chief, Mark Bossa. 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...

Thanks for a great Tour of Homes

Editor: Thank You to everyone who made the 24th annual Tour of Homes another successful event. More...

Writer will be avoiding Heath

Editor: This is an open letter to the merchants and business owners operating in Heath, the New Rome, and speed trap of the East. I normally spend time and money in Heath. This has stopped! More...

Crime victim upset with sheriff and prosecutor

Editor: It's OK to steal in Licking County per the actions of the Licking County Sheriff's Office and the county prosecutor's office. At least that's my take after my recent experience. More...