Harvest Moonshine

Ethanol distilled from local corn

Ethanol distilled from local corn It’s harvest time for area farmers. Combines started harvesting corn and soybeans about five weeks ago. Most area farmers hope to be finished in another two to three weeks. The process starts with a $350,000 plus combine mowing down rows of corn or soybeans. The combine separates corn from the husk and soybeans from the […]

Buckeye Lake recycling trailer moves to Hebron



BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake residents are going to have a drive a bit farther to recycle their cans, plastic containers and cardboard. The recycling trailer located at the waste water treatment plant on Hilton Street is now in Hebron. The trailer is now located in Harry and David’s parking lot on a trial basis. “It wasn’t being utilized enough […]

Major Prize awarded



MILLERSPORT – Rumors that the major prize at the Millersport Lions Sweet Corn Festival wasn’t awarded this year are false. The drawing was held at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1. The winners were: Grand Prize $10,000 – Shawn Harper; Second Prize $2,500 – Lion Mike Tyler; and Third Prize $500 – Anntte Munkaehy. The names of large cash prize […]

Gift won’t be spend on police cruiser yet



BUCKEYE LAKE- A $10,000 gift to the Village of Buckeye Lake won’t go toward a new police cruiser unless a budget cut can be made somewhere else, said Mayor Frank Foster during Monday night’s council meeting. Buckeye Lake officerswanted to use part of the $10,000 gift–given to the village by the developer of The Landings and Residences at Maple Bay, […]

Candidates in their own words



To help readers make their choices on Nov. 6, the Beacon surveyed all candidates in contested lake-area races. Participation was voluntary. Surveys were sent to the addresses listed by the appropriate county board of elections. All surveys were ultimately delivered to each candidate. Non-judicial candidates were asked to explain, in 150 words or less, what they believe are the two […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wetland Chronicles: Southward Sojourners- Saturday, November 3, 8 – 10 a.m. Heading for warmer temperatures and plentiful food supplies, waterfowl are winging their way back to their southern “home.” We’ll have an invigorating early morning walk to look for birds and talk about their remarkable travels. $5/members free, reservation […]

Buckeye Lake fire levy supported



Editor: The members of the Buckeye Lake Fire Department are asking our residents to support the replacement Fire Levy on November 6, 2007. Though we are not asking for an increase in millage, we are asking for an increase to current tax value. This increase will cost the resident of a $ 50,000 home approx. $ 27.90 per year and […]

Keep Acord working



Editor: I’m urging Licking township residents to vote for Ron Acord for Licking Township Trustee. Ron Acord is a hard working trustee that has the best interest of the residents in mind. Ron will respond to calls at any time. He has left his family at holiday gatherings to take care of tree limbs that have fallen on roadways. Ron […]

Galliher for Liberty Township



Editor: We support Ron Galliher for Liberty Township Trustee. Ron will bring fresh and unbiased representation to the Board. Ron’s decisions will be guided by strong ethical principles and family values. He is committed to supporting the application or rules and regulations in an equitable manner no matter who you are, who you know, or how long you have lived […]

Pauline Ety asks for your support



Editor: Walnut Township voters have entrusted me with their tax dollars for 16 years. I am pleased to report that their hard earned money has been invested well and we have a beautiful community to prove it. As Fiscal Officer,I am responsible for planning a working budget for the township, paying expenditures responsibly, keeping true and accurate records of township […]


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