September 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Trustees approve dive training for firefighters

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees unanimously approved Licking Township Fire Company Chief Mike Wilson’s request Tuesday night to spend $1,650 to send five fire company members to dive school. More...

Can local community pools survive?

MILLERSPORT – Closing the Millersport Pool would be unfortunate for the community, said Fairfield County Commissioner, former Millersport Village Council president and Buckeye Lake Marina owner Dave Levacy. More...

Holiday fatalities down, arrests up

COLUMBUS - This Labor Day weekend, there was an increase in Ohio State Highway Patrol enforcement and a decrease in traffic crash fatalities. More...

Obituaries

Judith Carol Brown

Judith Carol Brown, 63, of Hebron, passed away on August 27, 2014, at her residence. She was born on January 23, 1951, in Columbus, a daughter to the late Carles and Lethel (Mills) Starr. More...

Carolyn Dee Stukey Iden

Carolyn Dee Stukey Iden, age 78, of Marysville, formerly of Newark, died August 30, 2014, at OhioHealth Hospice Kobacker House in Columbus with her children by her side. More...

George “Joe” Karl IV

A funeral service to celebrate the life of George “Joe” Karl IV, age 64, of Thornville, was held September 2, 2014, at the Thornville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating. 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...

Dog killed by police officer wasn’t vicious

Editor: A Buckeye Lake police report from Sgt. Andy Davis (in last week’s Beacon) depicts an incident on August 19th as two vicious pit bulls roaming the streets of Buckeye Lake! More...

Writer welcomes ordinance rescindment

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Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 8. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken rings, golden corn, chilled peaches, and Scooby snacks. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Aug. 21: Police stoodby while a man retrieved belongings from an ex-girlfriend’s residence. The ex-girlfriend had a restraining order against the man. • Aug. More...

Community Calendar

Things to do…

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