It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas

LAKE AREA- Many Buckeye Lake area residents wasted no time readying their homes for the holidays. While some people were watching football and reheating leftover turkey during the long Thanksgiving weekend, others were stringing lights and battling Christmas tree stands. The lake area is gearing up for a festive holiday season, including Millersport’s Christmas parade and Buckeye Lake’s community Christmas […]

More Thanks

Well, it’s inevitable when you have as many people to thank as we do, you’ll leave someone out. Unfortunately, we left out our two largest advertisers – Marnita Swickard & Michelle Blizzard of Coldwell Banker King Thompson & Cindy Farley of Re/Max Excellence; a very visible local organization – BLASST; and a brand new advertiser – Heath Furniture Depot. Thanks […]

Council still split on income tax administrator post

Council still split on income tax administrator post BALTIMORE – It’s not over until it’s over, Yogi Berra reportedly said. Council member Robert Hankison demonstrated that Monday night. Two weeks ago, Mayor Robert Kalish voted to break a 3-3 tie, approving an amendment to an ordinance that would authorize a three-year contract with Winfree, Ruff & Associates to serve as […]

Buckeye Lake to get new residential trash service

BUCKEYE LAKE – Who says a dollar’s not worth much these days? It was actually $1.05 that lost Waste Management a trash collection contract renewal with the Village of Buckeye Lake. Newark’s Big-O Refuse underbid Waste Management by $1.05 per house to win a four-year contract with the village, beginning Jan. 1, 2008. Residents will pay $13.45 per month for […]

Report from the Village: More money for police to be on ballot

At the village council Monday night the village council voted to hire Big ‘O’ Waste Management the contract for providing refuse pick up for the village. The monthly cost will be $13.45 to residents and $12.20 to senior citizens. The new contract will begin at the first of the year. Much discussion was heard on the village water project. At […]

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Donna Miller to play softball at Wright State University

Millersport water deal called ‘no brainer’

MILLERSPORT- Millersport council member Dave Levacy is simply waiting for the Buckeye Lake Council to make up its mind. He said Millersport’s offer to provide public water to Buckeye Lake Village is a “no-brainer,” and, from his perspective, he’s not willing to deviate much from what Millersport has offered to Buckeye Lake. In a nutshell, Millersport is offering public water […]

Soccer Championship

Former council member indicted

NEWARK- Former Buckeye Lake Village Council member John Cortez was indicted on a single felony weapon charge Nov. 26 by a Licking County grand jury. The indictment stems from a raid of Cortez’ Buckeye Lake home Nov. 8. According to the Licking County Sheriff’s Department, his home was searched after the department received information that Cortez, 41, may be involved […]