February 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fire company sets run record in 2009

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Fire Company made a record 1,037 runs in 2009, Fire Chief Mike Wilson told trustees Monday night. That was six more runs than in 2008. More...

Concerns raised about county animal shelter

KIRKERSVILLE – Nearly 100 people filled Kirkersville Town Hall Sunday evening to express concerns about the Licking County Animal Shelter. They allege unsanitary conditions and improper animal euthanization. More...

Youth baseball coaches needed

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Boys Youth Baseball Association has joined the Northern Local Little League this year for ages 7-12 years. More...

Schools

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

HEBRON - Lakewood Middle School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

Hebron Elementary names honor students

HEBRON – Hebron Elementary School recently named its honor students for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 8. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza bites, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby Snacks. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Fritos, and fruit bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 27: A Heath woman said someone dumped old carpet onto her Buckeye Lake property. The person who dumped it was identified and agreed to move it the next morning. More...

Editorials & Letters

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...

Watchdog’ responds to critic

Editor: This letter is in response to Sean Ahern’s letter in last week’s Beacon: More...

Thanks for January Jam

Editor, The Millersport Laker Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to offer out deepest thanks for everyone who helped make our January Jam event a success. We had a wonderful night filled with fun, music and worship. More...

Obituaries

Jean (Kennedy) Bower

Jean (Kennedy) Bower, 82, of Sugar Grove, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the Pickering House. She was born on November 20, 1927, to the late Frank Edward and Mildred Florence (Sharon) Kennedy. Jean was a member of St. More...

Westley Wayne Gardner

Westley Wayne Gardner, 73, of Thornville passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark, Ohio. He was born November 3, 1936, in Albany, Indiana to Lovel and Eva (Bedwell) Gardner. Westley served in the U.S. More...

Charles D. Jones

Charles D. Jones, 93, of Newark, formerly of Harbor Hills, died suddenly on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 1916 in Athens, Ohio to “Harry” and Myrtle Jones. More...