April 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Middle School construction could start May 1

BALTIMORE – Contractors may get approval by May 1 to start constructing the new middle school, architect Joe Schappa told Liberty Union Thurston school board members Monday night. More...

Mayor stands firm on fire contract

HEBRON – Hebron Mayor Clifford Mason drew a line in the sand, telling Union Township Trustees that their request for 60 percent of EMS billing revenue is “unacceptable.” Negotiations continued April between Hebron officials and tru More...

Shred It Day set for April 24

NEWARK – Now that Tax Season is over, it’s time for some Spring Cleaning. Get rid of your confidential documents and information in one convenient stop. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Hip dippers, green beans, choice of fruit, roll and butter. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 11: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. More...

Editorials & Letters

One more week for Election Letters

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the May 4 ballot are welcome. However, due to our volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

‘Our schools need additional funding to survive’

Editor: I am writing about the Lakewood Schools Emergency Operating Levy. Our family recently moved here from Pickerington. In Pickerington, due to rapid growth, we were frequently asked to approve operating levies for the growing district. More...

Beacon story understated contributions to new track

Editor: Thanks for the great coverage of our first track meet on the new track at Millersport High School. As always, you report events in our area with accuracy and fairness. More...

Obituaries

Julia F. Ash

Julia F. Ash, age 89, of Baltimore, passed away April 10, 2010, at Heartland Fairfield Nursing Center. She was a co-owner of the Ash-Morrison Tomato Co. and she was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church in Proctorville. More...

Darlene Sue McElroy

Darlene Sue McElroy, 58 of Thornville, passed away at Tuscany Gardens on April 7, 2010. She was born on June 13, 1951 to Charles and Martha (Russell) West in Columbus. More...

Helen Faye Hall

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Helen Faye Hall, 75, of Pataskala, will be held Friday, April 16, 2010, at 11:00 am in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastors Connie Taylor and Ray Sunkel as celebrants. More...