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News

New rules approved for right-of-way work

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees unanimously approved a new township road right-of-way permit Tuesday night. More...

Hardware store property up for bids

THORNVILLE – Thornville Administrator Beth Patrick hopes that whoever purchases the former Thornville Hardware Store property does so with construction in mind. More...

Aquarium builder calls Millersport home

MILLERSPORT – What do aquatic life and gory special effects have in common? Jason Russell. He’s president of Columbus’ Nautilus Aquatics and Captain Blackjack’s Fine Aquarium Products. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of October 7. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken tenders, seasoned fries, roll/butter, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans w/scoops, and fruit/vegetable bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 3: A Walnut Road woman said her ex-boyfriend is entering her shed, although he does have belongings in it. She just wanted the incident documented. More...

Editorials & Letters

Election Letters!

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 5 ballot will be accepted until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. We are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

More thanks to Hoskinson, Schoedinger

Editor: With one special gift, many more gifts have followed. In August, the Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services donated a beautiful building to the Millersport Covenant Church. More...

Horn responds to one term suggestion

Editor: I’m responding to Carolyn Clark’s letter in last week’s Beacon. Thanks for bringing up past important decisions so others can benefit from our exchange during this important election season. More...

Obituaries

Alberta Elizabeth “Liz” Bigi

Alberta Elizabeth “Liz” Bigi, 85, of Thornville, passed away September 26, 2013, at Kindred Healthcare in Newark. Liz was born on March 4, 1928, in Harrisburg, PA, daughter of the late William C. and Emma (Yestadt) Gould. More...

Mary Lou “Bernie” Cooperider

Mary Lou “Bernie” Cooperider, 77, of Hebron, passed away September 24, 2013, at Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newark. More...

John Andrew “Andy” Fry, Sr.

John Andrew “Andy” Fry, Sr., age 86, of Thornville, passed away September 29, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. He was born on September 7, 1927, in Huntington, WV, son of the late Garnie and Bessie (Bias) Fry. More...