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Local pastor holds vigil for fugitive's return

Local pastor holds vigil for fugitive’sreturn Photos by Charles Prince Story by Scott Rawdon Pastor Beverly Myers prays for the return of fugitive John F. Cortez BUCKEYE LAKE- It was too cold and windy to light candles, but the spirit of a candlelight vigil remained strong Friday night. Pastor Beverly Myers of the local Tailgate Ministries held the vigil to […]

Residents blame new development for flooding

BUCKEYE LAKE- Tuesday afternoon Slocum Street resident Bill Hubbard stood in the rain next to a large pool of water covering his street. One side of the pool was draining beneath his neighbor’s house, while a steadily flowing stream fed the pool from its opposite side. Hubbard, who has lived on Slocum for seven years, said that sort of flooding […]

Buckeye Lake ‘very close’ to agreement for water

BUCKEYE LAKE- Buckeye Lake Mayor Frank Foster said he believes the village is “very close” to signing a contract with Millersport to supply the Village of Buckeye Lake with public water. Buckeye Lake Village Council met in a special session Monday night to review a draft contract proposed by the Millersport Board of Public Affairs. Buckeye Lake Village Council members […]

Boil alert set

NEW LEXINGTON- Northern Perry County Water has issued a water boil alert until further notice for all customers in the following areas: Sheridan School, Glenford, Thornport, Robinwood Addition, Heron Bay Development, and the south shore area of Buckeye Lake due to a water line break. Water should be boiled before being used for cooking or drinking. The alert was issued […]

Bubbling manhole covers pose no threat

BUCKEYE LAKE- It may look strange, but it’s no threat. Licking County Water and Wastewater Director Kevin Eby said bubbling manhole covers in Buckeye Lake Village do not pose a safety threat. “What they are seeing is in fact air bubbles coming from the manholes, not sewer water,” he said. Eby explained the bubbling is happening because the collection system […]

Township may help Eagles with sewer

HEBRON- Union Township Trustees may grant financial assistance to the Buckeye Lake Eagles after all. Buckeye Lake Eagles Trustee Herman Foster told trustees Monday night that the Eagles were $4,000 short on the installation of a sewer line to the Eagles Club. The club tied onto a Buckeye Lake Sewer District line after being ordered to do so by Ohio […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, February 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Experience The Arboretum at night! Kids and adults are welcome to attend the hike through collections, woodlands and trails on one of our most popular programs. Free, meet at the Visitors Center Deck Tykes Program: Groundhogs, Whistlepigs and Woodchucks- Saturday, […]

Prayer Vigil for Justice supporters thanked

Editor: Our warm thanks goes to everyone who participated in the Prayer Vigil for Justice in the Village of Buckeye Lake last week. We appreciate all who created the Cortez case timeline, printed flyers, distributed flyers, and contacted the various media sources. Special thanks goes to our Buckeye Lake Beacon for its ongoing vigilance and excellent coverage. We are grateful […]

Baltimore mayor supports Liberty Union bond levy

Editor: Liberty Union Thurston School District voters are being asked to pass a nominal bond issue on March 4. Issue 7, a 2.8 mill bond levy, will provide the following to our district: a new middle school, a secure bus area, a renovated 1936 auditorium, a district officeand improved energy efficiency in every building. The State of Ohio has placed […]

More support for Liberty Union bond levy

Editor: As a lifelong Baltimore resident, I continue to be impressed with how well this community rallies on important issues. The time is here again to rally around the youth in the community and vote YES on Issue 7 March 4th. Issue 7 will release $17.2 million in state funding to make improvements to our high school, make updates and […]