Writer defends Cookston, attacks Wells

Editor: I am writing in response to the editorial published by Peggy Wells relating to Karen Cookston striking out. Most people in our community read negative articles by Ms. Wells and negate to respond due to the fact the Ms. Wells seems to have a mysterious and powerful connection to the Beacon, which often gives the Beacon the reputation of […]

‘Watchdog’ says road repairs depend on where you live

Editor: At the June Kirkersville Council meeting, a Keller Road resident complained that the potholes damaged her car. She was told that there is “no relief that the village could compensate her with.” However, prior to paving Community Drive a complaint exactly like this was received from a neighbor of Mayor Bennie Evans in what I, and several others, believed […]

Writer needs help in search for missing uncle.

Editor: Hello, my name is Tracy and I am searching for my uncle. His name is Roger Rutherford and he was born to Peggy Darnell and Charles Rutherford on February 25, 1954. Roger also has two half siblings, Catherine and Robert (Bobby) James. Roger Rutherford once lived in a group home for the mentally disabled in the early 1970’s on […]

Millersport volleyball team thanks fundraising supporters

Editor: Thank You To The Community! The Millersport volleyball players and coaches would like to thank everyone who came out and supported the Millersport Lakers volleyball program at their fundraiser last Saturday. The money that was raised will greatly benefit the team in purchasing much needed equipment and supplies. We want to again send a big thank you to Watson’s […]

More Letters: Childrens burn unit poker run supporters thanked

Editor: We would like to send a HUGE THANK YOU to AMVETS Post 51 for hosting the poker run to benefit the Childrens Hospital Burn Unit! We had a record run and could have not done it without all the help we received from workers who helped – Steve & Karn Marondo, Rick & Terri Nichols, Bud Springer, the DJs-Rick […]

Baseball association thanks supporters

Editor: The Walnut Township Baseball Association wants to thank the coaches, parents and volunteers for their help this year in preparing the field, working with the athletes and helping with the shirt fundraisers. We also want to thank the Village of Millersport employees, Vince Popo, Mike Washburn, Teresa Eclebery and Tom Laid for their help in organizing this program. A […]


COMBAT VETERANS’ MEMORIAL- Jim Nix, Buckeye Lake VFW POST 1388 Memorial Committee chairman, stands by the VFW Post 1388 Buckeye Lake Combat Veterans’ Memorial, which is to be dedicated Saturday, July 21, at 1 p.m. Ohio Representative Dan Dodd is the keynote speaker. Nix said that since the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the first Gulf War, many new monuments have […]

Alicemae McManus

Alicemae McManus, 88 of Baltimore, died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on September 1, 1918, in Wilber, NE to the late Anton and Emma Vosika Shimonek, Jr. She was a graduate of Wilber High School, Class of 1936 and attended Peru State Teachers College in Peru, NE. On August 14, 1938, […]

Harold K. “Hank” Noble

A funeral service for Harold K. “Hank” Noble, age 55, of Hebron, was held July 16, 2007, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Steve Osborne officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Mr. Noble died July 13, 2007, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born July […]

Allen Ray Sims

Allen Ray Sims, age 16, of Thornville, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. Allen was born February 5, 1991, in Zanesville, to Kevin Sims and Penny Wallace. Allen loved NASCAR, was a member of Thornville United Methodist Church, was active in the youth group, loved all kinds of music, was a student […]

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