June 30, 2012 RSS feed / News

New Thornville administrator is busy with village projects

THORNILLE – Thornville Mayor Gavin Renner said new Village Administrator Chad Wilkins, who began June 1, has been busy getting up to speed on the village’s extensive project list. More...

Dry weather creates special hazards from fireworks

REYNOLDSBURG – Leave the fireworks displays to the professionals, said State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers during a news conference Wednesday at the State Fire Marshal’s Office in Reynoldsburg. More...

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Visitors to the new Buckeye Lake Library in King Plaza on Ohio 79 are now greeted by a bronze sculpture of a mother reading to her children. More...

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Law enforcement Torch Run runners from the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Licking County Sheriff’s Office stopped Friday at the Hebron Kroger store to meet with several Special Olympic athle More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. More...

$8,000 basin avoids $1.5 million plant upgrade

BALTIMORE – Village Council members will decide at their July 9 meeting whether to approve a resolution and companion ordinance asking voters on November 6 to approve an additional 0.75 percent tax on income for police protection. More...

Buckeye Lake debate gets heated

BUCKEYE LAKE – A Buckeye Lake Village Council member was warned to cool down or be asked to leave a contentious meeting Monday night. More...

Freedom of Life Benefit set for July 4

BUCKEYE LAKE – New Life Pentecostal Church of Buckeye Lake is holding a fundraiser for Steven and Tracy French, parents of Baby Joseph Steven French, who left this life May 23, 2012. The fundraiser runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. More...

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Justin Wood does a 360 on his bike during the BMX bike show at Sunday’s Buckeye Lake Fest in Ryan- Braden Park. Beacon photo by Charles Prince. More...

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More than 70 walkers headed north on Canal Road last Saturday for the Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library Annual 5K walk. More...

Home sales activity up in May

COLUMBUS – Home sales activity throughout Ohio increased 19 percent in May, helping the marketplace record its 11th consecutive monthly sales gain, according to the statistics from the state’s Multiple Listing Services. More...