October 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

High school renovation bids below estimates

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston School Board members got more good news when bids were opened Oct. 2 for the renovation of the high school. More...

Lakewood freezes salaries

HEBRON- Lakewood School District’s teachers and staff’s salaries will be frozen for the 2010-2011 school year. No one working for the district will receive a raise beyond any scheduled step increase. More...

Flying J water project still alive

KIRKERSVILLE – A proposal to provide public water to the Flying J Truck Stop has Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District Director Don Rector going with the flow. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of October 26. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and fruit. Tuesday: Big daddy pizza, vegetable, and fruit. More...

Editorials & Letters

This is it for election letters!

This is our last week for letters about candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot. It has been The Beacon’s long-standing policy not to print election letters in the final issue before an election. More...

Anonymous hate letter targets Jeff Chorpenning

Editor: Our good ole boy network in Bowling Green Township has reached a new low. Tuesday I found a stack of copies of a three-page anonymous smear letter in the Brownsville Post Office. More...

More support for Walnut Township Schools renewal

Editor, There are great things happening at Walnut Township School District. We are moving forward in a positive direction. As a community we have the privilege of sharing in that success. More...

Obituaries

Jean T. Busha

Jean T. Busha, age 87 of Baltimore, passed away peacefully on the evening of October 6, 2009, at Mt. Carmel East Palliative Care Unit. She was born October 3, 1922. More...

Marilyn A. Hibbler

Marilyn A. Hibbler, age 85 of Thornville, passed away October 16, 2009, at her residence. She was born on February 21, 1924, to the late Theodore and Ethel (McAlister) Shirtzinger. More...

Asa Lee Ruhl

Asa Lee Ruhl, age 85, of Thornville, passed away Sunday October 11, 2009, at Ohio State University Hospital. He was a U. S. Army WWII veteran, charter member of AMVETS Post #51 of Thornville. More...