December 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Hebron approves township fire contract

HEBRON – It took more than a year, but Hebron finally has a signed agreement with Union Township to provide fire/EMS services in the unincorporated potions of the township south of the CSX rail line. More...

Trustees sign Millersport fire contract

MILLERSPORT - Walnut Township Trustee Ralph Zollinger was the man of the hour Tuesday night. Some Millersport Fire Department supporters likely consider him the township’s Man of the Year. More...

Contract awarded for water line extension

BUCKEYE LAKE – Village council members awarded a $62,400 contract to Perry Reclaiming, Inc. of Corning less that a week after bids were opened to extend Buckeye Lake water lines 1,700 feet along Hunts Landing Road. More...

Obituaries

Jean L. Boring

Jean L. Boring, age 86, of Canal Winchester, died December 8, 2010, at the Sterling House in Lancaster. Born May 30, 1924, in Baltimore to the late Charles & Lily (Poling) Seever, she was a graduate of Liberty Union High School. More...

James W. Hilliard

James W. Hilliard, 81, of Thornville, died December 10, 2010, at his residence. Jim was born August 14, 1929, in New Lexington, the son of the late Enoch and Alice Sands Hilliard. More...

Harry Lee Hoover

Harry Lee Hoover, 80, of Glenford, died December 13, 2010, at the OSU Medical Center. Harry was born March 20, 1930 in Glenford, the son of the late Grover Cleveland and Clara Leota Ridenour Hoover. More...

Editorials & Letters

Beacon thanked for refund on Buckeye Lake repaving work

Editor: Recently, I was catching up on some Buckeye Lake council minutes and was struck hard by a resident’s public comment. More...

Zollinger, Horn thanked for their efforts on Millersport fire contract

Editor, I am writing to express my gratitude for the decision made by Walnut Township trustees Ralph Zollinger and Terry Horn to approve a new fire contract with the Village of Millersport. More...

Cookston complimented

Editor: While I have no idea who is right or wrong on the issue of a “parking lot” in Cranberry Bay, I would like to commend Karen Cookston for not becoming part of the finger-pointing, letter writing campaign that seems to be taking u More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of December 20. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger w/ pickles, tater tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Hip dippers, green beans, choice of fruit, roll and butter. More...

Photo

Congratulations to Millersport Junior/Senior High School’s September Students of the Month. More...

Lakewood High School names honor students

HEBRON – Lakewood HIgh School recently named its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Freshmen: Faith Aleshire, Rachel Baumgartner, Monica Betts, Casey Bragg, Mary Debevoise, and Bryce Hart. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 8: A Cliff Street man said someone stole several items from his vehicle. • Dec. 8: A Rosebraugh Circle woman said someone stole a cell phone from her vehicle. More...