February 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

COTC to provide training for casino jobs

NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and Hollywood Casino Columbus recently announced a unique partnership in which COTC will provide workforce training for potential casino employees. More...

Food safety class set for Feb. 9

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department will hold a food safety class on Thursday, February 9, from 6 - 8 p.m. The class will be held at the health department located at 675 Price Road in Newark. More...

New Thornville mayor talks about the future

THORNVILLE – Gavin Renner is now the mayor of Thornville. He succeeds Beth Patrick who did not seek reelection. The Beacon asked the new mayor several questions about Thornville and its future. More...

Obituaries

Daniel Kraft

Daniel Kraft, 57, of Pleasantville, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Fairfield Medical Center. Daniel was co-owner of Bay Food Market and Packing in Lancaster. He also worked as a farmer and a truck driver. More...

James E. McClurg

James E. McClurg, 57, of Thornville, passed away January 26, 2012, in Newark, following an extended illness. He was born on July 12, 1954, in Levenworth, Kansas, the son of the late Conrad McClurg and Gloria McMullen of Virginia. More...

Linda Kay Neff

Graveside services, celebrating the life of Linda Kay Neff, 64, of Thornville, will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 10:00 am with Pastor Tom Myers as celebrant at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville. 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...

Watkins’ elections complaint dismissed

Editor: Last week I was a witness at an Ohio Elections Commission “probable cause” hearing, Case #2012E-001. It was held concerning a complaint submitted by no other then “ex” Bowling Green Township Trustee Donald Watkins. More...

Don’t bankrupt Baltimore

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Schools

Lakewood Middle School names honor students

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

Jackson Intermediate lists honor students

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently announced its honor students for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 6. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Cheeseburger, vegetable choice, and fruit. Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, succotash, fruit, and roll & butter. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 27: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road. • Jan. More...