All Veterans’ Salute



BUCKEYE LAKE – Hundreds turned out on a beautiful Saturday for the dedication of the Buckeye Lake Combat Veterans’ Memorial at VFW Post 1388. The new memorial, with the words “All gave some, some gave all,” honors all American combat veterans. A host of local officials turned out, lead by State Senator Tim Schaffer, State Representative Dan Dodd, Fairfield County […]

$16 million expansion for Harry & David in Hebron



HEBRON- Fans of Moose Munch rejoice! Tuesday morning Harry & David Holdings, Inc. CEO Bill Williams announced a ground breaking on a new $16 million expansion to its Hebron facility, where it will increase candy, chocolate, and packaging operations. “This expansion is in response to sales growth of these products in all channels. This addition will allow us to reduce […]

Police officespace to shrink?



BUCKEYE LAKE- Will the Buckeye Lake Police Department’s extra space be short lived? Last summer, the department officeexpanded into the villageowned storefront next door to it to provide privacy to conduct interviews and more room to store evidence. While all Buckeye Lake Village Council members agreed the department needed the space, some were concerned about the $600 per month the […]

Free HHW disposal day set for Aug. 11



THORNVILLE- It’s easy for old cans and bottles containing hazardous and noxious chemicals to collect in basements and garages because they’re often tough to dispose of properly, even though they can present fireor health risks. Saturday, Aug. 11, the Coshocton Fairfield-Licking-Perry Solid Waste District and the Perry County Recycling and Litter Prevention program are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste collection […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wetland Chronicles: Butterflies and Their Plants- Saturday, August 4, noon – 2pm, Dutch Fork Wetlands, located on White Chapel Rd. August is the month when populations of butterflies reach their peak in central Ohio. Enjoy a leisurely walk as we explore the many species of these winged “flowers” of […]

New yacht club history is available



BUCKEYE LAKE – The 100- year history of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club is now available in a hardback book. “An Illustrated History of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, A Narrative of the Origin and Development of the Club Through Its First Century: 1906-2006” is now available. The nearly 150-page book includes a narrative history of the Club from its […]

Sheriff explains COP program



Editor: I am excited about the possibility of having a Citizens on Patrol (COP) program in FairfieldCounty. This program is just one more way of partnering with our community to provide safety and security to all of our residents. Just like block watches provide citizens the security of neighbors looking out for neighbors, this program will take that concept one […]

Thanks for new veterans’ memorial



Editor: Thanks to everyone who attended the dedication ceremony for the Buckeye Lake Combat Veterans Memorial at VFW Post 1388 last Saturday. A very special thank you to State Representative Dan Dodd for his comments as the keynote speaker. Thanks also to State Senator Tim Schaffer for coming. We can’t thank Marty Springer and her husband, Bud, enough for their […]

Mayors disappoint writer



Editor: What a wonderful tribute I witnessed to our fallen soldiers at the VFW Post 1388 on Saturday. State Representative Dan Dodd gave an eloquent tribute to all fallen soldiers. Reynoldsburg Mayor Bob McPherson and Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen were there to show their respect. But, what appalls me is that the mayors of Buckeye Lake, Hebron, and Millersport […]

Thanks for benefit at VFW



Editor: My wife, Dee and I would like to thank V.F.W. Post #1388 and the Men’s Auxiliary for their time, effort and generous contributions to the recent benefit. Thanks to Steve and Ling McCoy for sponsoring the benefit. Thanks to everyone who helped make it a fun and memorable time. We also want to thank everybody who came out and […]


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