Millersport High School Musical



MILLERSPORT– Millersport High School presents “Disney’s High School Musical” Saturday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m. All seats are $5 and performances are in the district auditorium. To reserve seats, call (740) 467-2929 or (740) 467-2669. This is the first all student high school production presented in more than 30 years of Millersport theatre. Members of […]

C & DD landfill could be part of proposed zoning change



MILLERSPORT – A construction and demolition debris (C & DD) landfill could be developed on an approximately 66 acre site off Ohio 37 in Walnut Township. The request to rezone the tract from I-1 to 1-2 is one of two rezoning requests before the Walnut Township Zoning Commission at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. Currently, owner Jerry Mock operates […]

Fire training to close road



Millersport – A portion of South Bank Road will be closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 5. Millersport Fire Department will be conducting a training fireat 3229 South Bank Road. Fire equipment will be blocking the road during the training exercise. Fire officials apologize for any inconvenience. “Training helps us help you,” Assistant Chief Rob Price […]

Buckeye Lake Police officers sold weapons to Cortez



BUCKEYE LAKE – Members of the Buckeye Lake Police Department sold several firearms to former Buckeye Lake Village Council member John Cortez, according to a report compiled Licking County Sheriff’s Office detective Chris Barbuto. Cortez is currently charged with 23 counts of unlawful sexual contact with minors, one count of supplying cocaine to minors, and one count of unlawfully possessing […]

It’s still cloudy in Walnut Township



It’s still pretty cloudy in Walnut Township and we’re not talking about the dreary weather. Here’s a quick recap. On March 19, a Beacon reporter asked Walnut Township officials for a copy of a letter from Union Township Trustees to the Walnut Township Zoning Committee. Though the letter was available, zoning inspector Ralph Reeb told zoning clerk Lisa Ety to […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Transect Trail Butterfly Walk- Saturday, April 5, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Join The Arboretum’s volunteer butterfly monitors as we explore The Arboretum’s transect trail as part of the Ohio Lepidopterists Long-Term Butterfly Monitoring project. The secret to a successful transect trail is to traverse as many different habitats as […]

Fire victims benefit set



MILLERSPORT – Friends of Mike and Wanda Thomas are holding a dinner and reception for them at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 in the Millersport UMC Fellowship Hall. The meal is free. The Thomas’ home was destroyed by fire last week and friends want to help. Gift cards are suggested since they don’t have any place to store goods. […]

Cranberry Bog clean-up set for April 12



BUCKEYE LAKE – Volunteers, in cooperation with ODNR’s Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, are organizing a Cranberry Bog Clean-Up Day for Saturday, April 12. Volunteers are needed to help with critical ecomanagement, including the removal of invasive plants from the island’s fragile meadows as well as spruce up the docks and repair the boardwalk. Interested volunteers are asked to […]

Civic association spring meeting April 16



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association is holding its annual spring dinner/meeting on Wednesday, April 16 at the Buckeye Lake Eagles. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is starting one half hour earlier than usual due to the lengthy program. Topics include developments in the construction and planning stage with a […]

Beacon awarded ‘scoopus’



Editor: Well, Prince and his crew at the BEACON have done it again. His exclusive account of the new gambling venture to be initiated in the Village of Buckeye Lake was both informative and refreshing. The account was balanced and gave both the benefits and detriments of state sanctioned gambling. The larger question is just where does Prince and the […]


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