Tough choice for 2007 contest winners

BUCKEYE LAKE- It’s a hat trick- -Baltimore’s Don Bowers accomplished his third straight win in The Beacon’s annual Halloween costume contest. As much as The Beacon staff would like to mix it up for first place from year to year, Bowers’ mossy Swamp Thing costume was clearly over the top. Ria Fox’ mad cow outfit moooved into second place and […]

Buckeye Lake leaning toward Millersport

BUCKEYE LAKE- Buckeye Lake Village Council members agree that getting public water as quickly as possible is the highest priority. And, although council members decided nothing officially during a special meeting Friday afternoon, it appeared as though the council was leaning toward striking a deal with Millersport. To review, council is weighing three options for public water– buying bulk water […]

Trustee candidate reports theft of signs

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP- Someone in Liberty Township has a real appetite for political signs, particularly trustee candidate Ron Galliher’s. The candidate said he’s tried to wire his signs to trees and other stationary objects, but, “They just cut the wire and take the signs anyway,” he said. “Nothing stops them. It’s not a fair election when one side resorts to unethical […]


Candidates in their own words: Licking County

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-judical candidates were asked to explain, in 150 words or less, what they believe are the two […]

GED classes meet at Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE- An ABLE/GED class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1-4 pm at the Buckeye Lake Village Offices. An orientation class for persons interested in obtaining a GED is available at no charge in the Village of Buckeye Lake. The next orientation class is Monday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 1-4 pm at the Village of Buckeye […]

Little Lakers Poker tournament set Nov 2-3

MILLERSPORT – Calling all Texas Holde’m players for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 at American Legion Post 637, 2557 Canal Dr., Millersport. Doors open at 5 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday. Main event begins at 7 p.m. Saturday. For more information call (740) 467-3607 or (740) 467-9004.

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, November 16, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., No reservations needed for this delightful amble in the brisk evening air. We’ll forgo our sense of sight and rely instead on our noses, ears and footfalls to guide us through the grounds. Leave your flashlights at home and experience […]

Residents urged to comment on Roshon PUD extension request

Editor: Please come to the meeting and let our voice be heard. The Roshon PUD has asked for a second extension from Fairfield County Regional Planning Commission (RPC). The meeting will be held at the FairfieldCounty Courthouse, Commissioner’s Hearing Room, Third Floor, 210 East Main St, Lancaster, OH on (Election Day) November 6, 2007, at 7:30 PM. The initial preliminary […]

Linda Thompson Family thanks benefit supporters

Editor: The Thompson Family would like to thank everyone for all their generosity and support. A special thanks to everyone who so generously contributed their time, services and donations to the recent benefit for Linda. Literally hundreds of you supported the benefit. These major contributors deserve special mention: After 6 Catering, Brandywine Auto Sales, Brenda Snow Cakes, Brown’s Transmission, Buckeye […]