October 26, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

It’s not negativity, it’s incompetence

Buckeye Lake Village’s ruling clique has been doing quite a bit of whin- ing about negativity. The culprits, of course, are The Beacon and a handful of fearless letter writers. “The negatively has got to stop,” they whine. More...

Horn makes his case for reelection

Editor: Dear Residents of Walnut Township: Thank you for believing in me four years ago and giving me the opportunity to serve you. More...

Harassed EMT urges voters to reject fire levy

Editor: I have been regularly accused by some fire department members as the one going to The Beacon about the Buckeye Lake Fire Dept. More...

Hebron write-in candidate introduces herself

Editor: I am writing to introduce myself as a Hebron Village Council write-in candidate. I moved to Ohio in October of 2001, right after 9/11 to raise my children in a safer, more peaceful, and less busy lifestyle than we had in Miami, FL. More...

Daubenmire endorsed

Editor; My husband is an honest man. He cares about people. He has spent his whole life trying to make things better for others. We need people in government who are honest and trustworthy. Dave Daubenmire is such a man. More...

Make Horn ‘One Term Terry’

Editor: I strongly urge the voters of Walnut Township to do their homework on the upcoming election. We are electing two seats this time around. More...

Leith will represent everyone

Editor: I am a candidate for Walnut Township Trustee running for one of the two available seats. I entered this race to represent ALL residents of the township. More...

Lines seeking school board seat

Editor: I am running for the Walnut Township Board of Education. The most critical concern is the current operating budget deficit and how it will impact our school and community. More...

Wilson deserve another term

Editor: In Thorn Township, we are fortunate to have the longtime services of Rick Wilson. I urge Thorn Township residents to return this hard-working trustee to office. More...

Barber, Leith endorsed

Editor: I write this letter asking support in Walnut Township for folks to vote for Jimmy Barber and Doug Leigh. More...

Caudill supported for BG trustee

Editor: I would like to ask the voters of Bowling Green Twp. to please cast one of your votes for Mark Caudill. I have known Mark for many years, and here are just a few of his many assets. Mark is easy to get along with. More...

More support for Horn

Editor: I am writing to ask your readers to support my dad, Terry Horn, for re-election. My wife, three girls, and I recently moved back to Walnut Township and are proud of the work that he has already completed in his first term as trustee. More...

Voters urged to support Barber, Leith

Editor: I have never submitted a letter to you before but felt compelled to submit one for the upcoming Walnut Township Trustee race. More...

Reelect Horn trustee

Editor: As we peruse the names of the candidates for Walnut Township Trustee, to us, voting for Terry Horn truly makes the most sense. We appreciate Terry’s work experience in engineering and project management. More...

This is it for election letters

We do NOT publish election letters in our final issue before an election. However, candidates criticized in a letter in this issue may respond specifically to that criticism next week. More...

Mayor asks voters to renew levy

Editor: Please consider a YES vote for Issue 19 which is a renewal of the Village of Millersport General Fund levy. This is just a renewal and not a new tax and costs the owner of a $100,000 home around $83 per year. More...

Factor responds to critics

Editor: I am writing in response to Terri and Kevin Moore’s letter in the October 19th Beacon. More...

Mayor endorses Horn, Popo

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Hupp, Vanburen supported for reelection

Editor: I hope Bowling Green Township residents realize they have two men, Ben Hupp and Dan VanBuren, who work for the township 24/7. They leave their own families to clear roads when a storm hits. More...

Carroll supported for mayor

Editor: My husband Clay Carroll is running for mayor of Buckeye Lake. He is a person that is dedicated to any job that he gets involved with. More...

France seeks reelection to Northern Local board

Editor: I have lived in Perry County for 34 years; and have been married to my wife, Judi, for 47 years. We have three daughters: Holly, Sara and Abby – all Sheridan graduates and seven grandchildren. I am a U.S. More...

Horn makes fiscally responsible decisions

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Fire, police department have serious management issues

Editor: While I do think our mayor and development director showed their immaturity in a public meeting, I do want to thank Karen Cookston for her professionalism in chairing the Planning/BZA meeting while the two school boys were misbehaving. More...

Watch your pets in Fairfield Beach

Editor: I live on Bateson Drive in Fairfield Beach and feel compelled to write this letter as a “heads up” to my neighbors. More...

Hileman endorsed

Editor: We now have an opportunity to have a Buckeye Lake mayor that will have regular office hours. Brenda Hileman has eight years municipal experience and will do a great job for our village. More...

VFW Open House set for Nov. 9

Editor: The VFW, Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary to VFW Post 1388 invite everyone eligible to join the largest Veterans organization in the world, to an open house on from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. More...

Reject Bowling Green incumbents

Editor: Say NO November 5th to Bowling Green Twp. GOB’s. • Single bid exclusive trash hauler contract accepted with no public hearing. Now we have BGT Trustees V. CMI Waste Removal Services reference case #13CV1011. More...

Little confidence in some candidates

Editor: I attended the Meet the Candidates’ Night last week at the Buckeye Lake Fire Department. Some of the answers from the candidates amazed me. More...