Honoring Our Veterans

BUCKEYE LAKE Memorial Day got an early start in Buckeye Lake with the Second Annual Memorial Day Parade co-sponsored by the Buckeye Lake Library and the Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society Saturday morning. This year the parade had music with two bands. The Millersport Marching Lakers were joined by the Circleville Pumpkin Show Band thanks to Joe Albanese and another […]

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Buckeye Lake V.F.W. Post 1388 recently donated $1,388 to BLASST for the traditional over the lake fireworks show. Commander Dave Schenk, holding the right end of the check, presented the check to BLASST co-chair Marty Springer.

New police chief hits the ground running

BALTIMORE- Baltimore Police Chief Michael Tussey has met with many local businesses, had an arrest or two, reorganized office schedules, and walked miles of village sidewalks–and he’s only been at his new post for a few days. This was the first week for Tussey, Baltimore’s full-time police chief and former Westerville, Ohio police sergeant. “It’s been even better than expected,” […]

Top high school graduates named

LAKE AREA- The best and the brightest students from all the lake area high schools are ready to conquer whatever awaits them after graduation, but not after enjoying a long and relaxing summer. This year’s lake area valedictorians and salutatorians are:

Crafters sought

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Lions Club is seeking qualified crafters and artists to display and sell their artwork at this year’s Sweet Corn Festival, August 29 to September 1. The new Country Crafts Area will be located just south of the covered bridge. Only authentic handmade items are eligible and exhibitors are encouraged to give public demonstrations during the four-day […]

Retired doctor to be honored

BUCKEYE LAKE- The Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society and Museum is honoring Richard Walters at its annual membership dinner Wednesday, June 13 at the Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388. Walters retired this spring after serving his community for 44 years. Walters grew up at Buckeye Lake. He was a lifeguard at the famous Crystal Pool at Buckeye Lake Park during […]

Company donates sidewalk

THORNVILLE – The Shelly Company recently donated nearly $40,000 in labor and materials to construct new sidewalk here. Work began early last month on the project to improve safety for pedestrians. Six hundred lineal feet of sidewalk was constructed along Park Drive to get pedestrians out of the roadway. Shelly Vice President Rob Sharrett said the locally based company decided […]

Still time to enter Hot Rod Reunion

HEBRON – If you snoozed, you didn’t lose your chance to display a street rod at the upcoming 5th annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, presented by SoffSeal, June 15-17, National Trail Raceway. That’s the word from the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, producers of 3-day festival of rods and racing. “Although you’ve missed the preevent deadline, you can […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. 27th Ohio Regional Bonsai Show- Saturday and Sunday, June 9 & 10, Saturday, noon – 7pm and Sunday, 11am – 5pm. Experience the art of bonsai at the 27th annual Ohio Regional Bonsai Show. Free demonstrations will be on going throughout the weekend. A workshop will be held on […]

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The Copper Penny had their annual golf outing headed by Mike Plankenhorn and Mike Diamond. A 50/50 drawing at the 19th hole was split and a $218 donation was given to BLASST. This community and BLASST co-chairs want to thank the golfers and the Copper Penny for their generous donation. A big hug to Emma and the gang from Tory, […]