February 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lakewood Board turns down Daubenmire

HEBRON – In a vote that reflected audience sentiment on balance, the Lakewood School Board members narrowly rejected Superintendent Jay Gault’s recommendation to hire Dave Daubenmire as Lakewood High School’s new football coach. More...

Thornville won’t budge on sewer contract

THORNVILLE – Village officials are happy with the terms of a 15-year contract to provide sewer service to Northern Perry County, despite the Perry County Commissioners’ plea to make changes. More...

Motorcycle education sign-up starts

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Motorcycle Ohio Rider Education Program registration is underway. Those wanting to learn how to ride a motorcycle or refresh their motorcycle safety skills may register at www.motorcycle. More...

Schools

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Walnut Township Schools held its district spelling bee Feb. 10. More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 24. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes/gravy, roll/ butter, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Cheeseburger/WG bun w/pickles, tator tots, fruit/ vegetable bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 8: Police stood by as a woman removed her belongings from a Buckeye Lake residence. 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...

Buckeye Lake Hardware addresses bus stop issue

Editor: We want to explain what appeared in The Beacon’s story last week about the school bus stop at Ohio 79 and Union Avenue in the Village of Buckeye Lake. Buckeye Lake Hardware ONLY rents space in the plaza. More...

Hunts Landing Road is a disaster

Editor: Like many children, I enjoyed playing video games when I was younger. One of my favorites was “Moon Patrol.” Players had to jump over and avoid craters along your path in your moon buggy. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Jean (Householder) McGonagle

Dorothy Jean (Householder) McGonagle, age 86, was born Oct. 7, 1927, to Herbert and Clara Householder in New Lexington. She passed away on January 30, 2014, in Crossville, TN. She was a graduate of Junction City High School, Class of 1945. More...

Joan K. Miller

Joan K. Miller, age 75 of Baltimore, formerly of Millersport passed away at her residence on February 13, 2014. Joan was born in Huntington, WV, on January 5, 1939, to her parents, Elliott and Helena Bias Scarberry. More...

Jay Edward Palmer

Jay Edward Palmer, age 68 of Millersport, passed away February 14, 2014, at the Pickering House. He was born in Wheeling, WV, on January 24, 1946, to the late Frederick and Nellie Lloyd Palmer. More...