Jobs Coming to Buckeye Lake

New generation ethanol plant to be built

COLUMBUS – The Buckeye Lake area will soon be ground zero for America’s push for energy independence and renewable energy, bringing hundreds of jobs. The Beacon learned this week that the Ohio Department of Development plans to announce within days a joint venture with Vanashree Agrotech of Pune, Maharashtra in India. The company is a leader in the conversion of […]

Thornville wants county’s offer in writing



THORNVILLE- The pace of negotiations between Thornville and Perry County to provide sewer service to the south bank of Buckeye Lake has picked up considerably. All three Perry County Commissioners attended Monday night’s Thornville Village Council meeting to discuss the status of a proposal for Thornville to provide sewer service to hundreds of homes along Honey Creek Road. While the […]

Sewer rate to increase to $37 per month



NEWARK – Licking County Commissioners are expected to approve a rate hike for the Buckeye Lake Sewer District next Monday morning. A rate resolution is being reviewed by the county prosecutor’s office. Commission President Tim Bubb and Commissioner Doug Smith agreed last Thursday to increase the monthly rate per EDU from $29 to $37, a 28 percent increase, and to […]

Buckeye Lake Village to license ‘games of skill’



BUCKEYE LAKE- If you can’t beat ’em, charge ’em. Buckeye Lake has followed suit with other local municipalities in charging a license fee for electronic gaming parlors, otherwise known as Games of Skill establishments. Similar to a fee schedule recently enacted by Newark, the ordinance requires the operator to pay an annual fee to the village to operate the establishment. […]

Easter Events



Easter Events Sunday, April 1 + REMNANT, a teen expressive signing team, will put on an Easter program “One Day” at Fairfield Christian North (3420 Blacklick-Eastern Rd.) at 7:00pm. FREE to everyone. + First Community Church – Palm Sunday Worship service at 10:25 am. + The Gathering (5285 Fairfield Beach Rd.). CSI Jerusalem – Investigation of the Resurrection of Jesus […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Pruning Principles- Saturday, April 7, 9am – noon, Proper pruning enhances the beauty and value of almost any landscape tree and shrub. Well pruned plants will live longer and be healthier, too. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, this class will have you pruning like a pro! […]

Liberty Union Middle School names honor students



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union Middle School recently announced its honor students for the second nine-weeks grading period. Distinguished Grade 5: Nina Bright; Ryan Reeb; Logan Winkler. Grade 6: Kayleigh Caito; Hannah Ison; Jamie Jasper; Madison Moore; Kyle Planck; Alison Sodders. Grade 7: Sarah Klopfe; Christina Kohler; Autumn Thompson. Grade 8: Nolan Bales; Aaron Burnside; Alex Clark; Helen Cothrel; Carl Hecker; […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of April 2. He b r o n / J a c k s o n / Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Pizza, garden salad, and chilled peaches. Tuesday: Cheeseburger, o v e n b a k e d f r i e s , a n d applesauce cup. Wednesday: Taco salad, mexican corn, juicy […]

Rose Marie Avery



Rose Marie (Watkins) Avery was born on July 6, 1934, and went home to the Lord on March 23, 2007 at her residence. She was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, to Walter Ellsworth and Phoebe Alcinda (Huggins) Watkins. She married her loving husband, Karl Avery on December 9, 1954. Rose is survived by her children, David Avery of Hebron, Dennis […]

Robert E. Bollinger II



A memorial service for Robert E. Bollinger II, age 34, of Newark, was held March 26, 2007, at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastors Paul Hansen and Barbara Murray officiating. Inurnment took place in Lutheran Cemetery. Robert, a 1991 graduate of Lakewood High School, died March 22, 2007, at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born November 17, […]


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