Third Bowling Green Trustee responds to letter



Editor: I have been reading the Beacon Letters to the Editor since someone has been dropping copies in my mailbox. I feel it is time to make sure readers get ALL the missing facts concerning Jean Hensler’s letter last week about the third trustee. I am Jeff Chorpenning, the third trustee. Here’s the rest of the story about the Ohio […]

One more Letter: Wells says it’s Foster that’s costing the village ‘dearly’



Editor: At the Feb. 25 council meeting, Planning and Zoning Chair Karen Cookston read a 1625 word letter defending her recent gratuitous (free/discounted) land deals. Cookston tried to cast a shadow on me to pull the attention away from her own actions. She stated that she is paying a big price for her volunteer position as a public officialbecause “Peggy […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 17. All area schools are off Friday, March 21 for spring break. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Potato bowl w/ popcorn chicken, corn, gravy, fruit, and roll & butter. Wednesday: Bosco sticks w/dip, mixed vegetables, and choice of fruit. Thursday: Mini corn dogs, […]

Peggy J. Belt



A funeral service celebrating the life of Peggy J. Belt, 65, of Thornville, was March 12, 2008, at the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Michelle Keesling officiating. Burial was at Kirkersville Cemetery. Peggy died March 7, 2008, in Newark after an extended illness. Peggy “PJ” was a member of the CB Channel 2 club. She enjoyed traveling […]

Barbara Hoshor



Barbara Hoshor, age 42, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by her two loving parents, Carl and Helen Hoshor of Baltimore, Ohio; brothers, Rich Hoshor, of Baltimore, Gary Hoshor, of Baltimore, and Larry Hoshor and his wife Cheryl, of Baltimore; sister Joyce Hoshor, of Baltimore; Several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, Uncles, and […]

Frank C. Koss Sr.



Frank C. Koss Sr., 70, of Millersport, died Friday, March 7, 2008, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was a Vietnam veteran and retired from the U.S. Army. He worked as a production supervisor at Plating Technologies Inc. and also Tractor Supply. He was a member of the Baltimore VFW Post No. 3761, Loyal Order of the Moose, Thornville, and Board […]

Martha E. Reed



Martha E. Reed, 70, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. A native of Portsmouth, she was born June 16, 1937, to the late Clarence Tingler and Mildred Rogers Tingler. Martha was a member of Mabert Road Baptist Church, where she had been a secretary for many years. She was a graduate of Portsmouth […]

David W. Wheeler



A memorial service for David W. Wheeler, 77, of Buckeye Lake, will be at a later date. Cremation services were arranged through Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark. Mr. Wheeler, a music teacher and arranger, passed away March 7, 2008, at Flint Ridge Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 24, 1930, in Coshocton, to his parents, […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 6: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with a report of a suspicious odor, which a resident thought was a burning transformer. No damaged transformer was located. • March 6: A Walnut Road woman reported her bank card missing. • March 6: A drunken patron refused to leave Scooter’s […]

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