December 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Brate steps down after 20 years service

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston School Board President Art Brate was thanked Monday night for his 20 years of service on the board. He did not seek reelection. “It’s been a privilege,” he said. More...

Yates resigns as fire chief

MILLERSPORT – Millersport Fire Department will have a new chief Jan. 1. Fire Chief and Walnut Township Trustee-elect Bill Yates submitted his resignation effective Dec. 31 at Tuesday night’s village council meeting. More...

New development director resigns

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Service Director and Director of Development Daniel Coffman will resign his position effective Dec. 30. He accepted the position in late October. More...

Obituaries

Max Eugene Beougher

Max Eugene Beougher, aka “Coach”, 75, of Carroll, passed away December 10, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. Today, we rejoice in the knowledge that he has passed the barrier of time as we know it and is forever at home. More...

Betty Jane Riffle Huffer

Betty Jane Riffle Huffer, age 88, of Hebron, passed away into her eternal life on December 8, 2011 at home. More...

Milburn E. Miller

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Milburn E. Miller, 86, of Hebron, will be held Friday, December 16, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Ronald Botts as celebrant. 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...

Guest Column: Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow – Improving our Lake

While other communities wait for someone else to take care of their problems, Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow [BLT] is taking positive action to correct the hypereutrophic [nutrient rich] conditions found in Buckeye Lake. More...

Is Buckeye Lake becoming a speed trap

Editor: Are red and blue the new holiday season lights along Ohio 79 in Buckeye Lake Village? They seem to have replaced the traditional red and green. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of December 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: All-beef hot dog, mini baked tator puffs, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Cheesy breadsticks w/marinara sauce, vegetable choice, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 7: A driver was cited for ignoring a red light on Mill Dam Road. • Dec. 7: A driver was cited for ignoring a stop sign on Hunts Landing Road. More...