Cumberland Meadows is blossoming in Hebron



HEBRON – It’s been nearly fiveyears since Thornville builder Bill Simpson saw the for sale ad for 31 acres in Hebron. His interest grew when he saw the tract that’s across from Hebron’s Evans Park and next to the Hebron Municipal Complex/library. “I knew it was a winner when I saw it,” Simpson said. It took Simpson and his partner, […]

Letters to the Editor



Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. All letters published will include the writer’s name and community. Addresses and phone numbers will not be published. We reserve the right […]

Reader misses Walnut Township’s notices



Editor: I am a resident near the northern border of Walnut Township. Twice recently there have been zoning or zoning appeal meetings that were scheduled or happened in the township that I did not know about. Because I am the leader of the Baltimore Boy Scout troop, I was able to learn from a parent about a rezoning issue of […]

Writer fed up with letters from ‘Looney Mooney’



Editor: I don’t live in Millersport or Hebron nor do I live in Baltimore, (who would want to with Dave Mooney living there?) I have had the opportunity to read The Buckeye Lake Beacon a couple of times and both times there has been a letter from this Mooney person. It appears to me that “Looney Mooney” has nothing better […]

Firebowl moving to October



Editor: We started Firebowl in 2000 to raise funds to outfit the new fire truck that Thornville Fire Department had purchased; we raised a nice chunk of change and everyone was happy. Firebowl 2001 our goal was to raise funds to go towards buying a thermal imager. I was asked over and over “Why do we need this piece of […]

Writer wants ‘her swamp’ back



Editor: It seems that we need to have a sale on hand baskets ’cause we are all going to need one! What’s with the “grinch” that thinks the firetrucks are toys?? What’s with the zoning codes that have a # and an “oops we goofed”?? What’s with the mail not being delivered?? What’s with the two dumpsters for trash pickup?? […]

Fish fry/auction supporters thanked



Editor: Last Saturday was the Lakewood Athletic Booster’s 7th Annual Fish Fry/Auction fundraiser. This year’s event was one of the best to date. That’s due to all of our hard working members and the overwhelming support of our local businesses and families that help us support our Lakewood athletes. Thank you to literally dozens of businesses and individuals for your […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of May 12. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and fruit. Tuesday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and fruit. Wednesday: Chicken & noodles, whipped potatoes w/gravy, apple crisp, and roll & butter. Thursday: Cheeseburger, french fries, and fruit. Friday: Stuffed crust pizza, garden salad w/dressing, and fruit. Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Pepperoni pizza, […]

Johnny Ray Soper



Johnny Ray Soper, 54, of Baltimore, died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Ohio State University Hospital after a prolonged illness. John was born Nov. 21, 1953, in Cambridge, to the late Raymond H. Soper and Norma Stevens Soper. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Germany. He was employed for a number of years in the building trade. […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Millersport May 1: Police arrested a subject at 12280 Lancaster Street that had a warrant for assault at 12280 Lancaster St. The subject was transported to the Perry Co. Jail. May 1: While returning from the Perry County Jail, officer encountered a fresh injury accident involving a single occupant motorcycle on Ohio 204 west […]


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