Local authorities fend off simulated attack

FAIRFIELD BEACH- Let’s say it’s the Fourth of July, and instead of the usual fireworks display, a gang of domestic terrorists set off a bomb near FairfieldBeach when the Buckeye Lake Area is brimming with tourists. There are many casualties and lots of frightened people. This was the scenario lake area law enforcement and EMS agencies created Saturday morning to […]

Hebron adds another full-time police officer

HEBRON – Village council members unanimously approved an emergency ordinance to add one full-time police officerposition. The force currently has a fulltime chief, lieutenant, sergeant and three patrolmen plus several part-time and auxiliary officers. Most weekend hours are now covered by part-time officers. Members also approved spending up to $11,000 to replace the police department antenna and radio base station […]

Hayden wants to replace Cortez

BUCKEYE LAKE- The Buckeye Lake Village Personnel Committee’s recommendation to fillformer council member John Cortez’ seat is complicated. The committee met Monday afternoon to review applications and decide upon whom to recommend to fillthe vacancy. Cortez had two years left in his term when he was dismissed from council two weeks ago for having eight absences this year; the Buckeye […]

Lakewood inducting first class into ‘Wall of Fame’

HEBRON – The Lakewood Local School District is inducting the first class into the “Lakewood Wall of Fame” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 31, prior to the football game with Canal Winchester. The Wall of Fame of Lakewood Local Schools was created to honor those individuals or groups whose actions or achievements in their chosen fields bring honor and distinction […]

Millersport Municipal Building Dedication

Homecoming parade set

HEBRON – The Hebron Business Association in conjunction with Lakewood High School have organized a homecoming parade/pep rally and bonfirefor Thursday, Sept. 27. The parade runs from the Hebron Kroger store through Hebron to Evans Park. Line-up for the parade begins at 6 p.m. with the step-off from Kroger’s at 7 p.m. A pep rally and bonfirewith the Lancer football […]

911 Memorial walking parade set

LIEBS ISLAND – The Lieb’s Island Civic Association is sponsoring its 6th annual 911 Memorial Walking Parade as a tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. The parade begins at the Maple Avenue stop sign at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The procession will make a .75 mile loop of the island, rain or shine. […]

Things to do…

Things to do… Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Beginning Bonsai – Two sessions, Wednesday, September 12 & 19, 7 – 10 p.m. This two-session bonsai course will introduce you to the art of bonsai. The first session will lead you through the history of bonsai, types of plants to use, containers, bonsai soil, tools […]

Benefit for Linda Thompson set for Sept. 21

HEBRON – Friends of Linda and Rick Thompson are planning a Luau Benefit Bash for Linda on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Harbor Hills Country Club. Linda, long-time Harbor Hills Country Club manager and Harbor Hills resident, suffered a severe and debilitating stroke on July 5. Her long hospitalization and continuing rehabilitation is putting severe strains on their 80/20 capped […]

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