Energy Cooperative Round Up program awards $26,000



NEWARK – The Energy Cooperative Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $26,000 in February to the following community groups in our service area which includes Buckeye Lake. • Knox County Head Start towards the purchase of eight computers, hardware and software. • Tri-Valley Local School District towards the construction of a new community fitness center in the Village of Dresden. • […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Beginning Bonsai: first session Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. – noon, $55/$40 for members. Registration deadline April 10, Vouchers not accepted for this program, meet at the Zand Education Center Greenhouse Classroom. This two-session bonsai course is an introduction to the art of bonsai. The first session will lead […]

Community support key to Buckeye Lake Library’s survival



Editor: Buckeye Lake Library is alive and well! Thanks go to the support of the Board of Trustees of the Licking County Library System and the continued belief and unwavering loyalty of Director Steven Hawk. Steven heard our dream, saw the need in our community and has never stopped believing that a library in Buckeye Lake would make a tremendous […]

Trustees’ decision to stop recycling questioned



Editor: I read in the Beacon last week that Walnut Township has decided to stop all recycling activities as of April 15. Trustee President Ralph Zollinger stated, “All it does is cost us money. ” According to the Fairfield County Recycling website, there are over 52 drop off sites for all types of recyclable materials. Are they all losing money? […]

Writer has a plan to really stimulate the economy



Editor: I may not be a rocket scientist, but I could always hold my own in any math or spelling bee against Chris Nadolson (our class geek). History wasn’t my strong point but it seems to me that for every great plan or invention, it took someone of the working class, a patriot of the country to make it work […]

Nephew makes aunt, uncle proud



Editor: Just a short note to tell our nephew, Christopher Johns of Buckeye Lake, how proud his Aunt Jackie and Uncle Gary are of him. He just got named to the C-Tech Honor Roll with straight A’s. This is the second grading period this year that he has received all A’s. He’s also been on time every day and only […]

School Lunch Menus



School Lunch Menus  School Lunch Menus for the week of April 6. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday-Friday: Spring Break – No School Hebron/Jackson/Lakewood Intermediate Monday: Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes, golden corn, and fruit cup. Tuesday: Hot dog, baked beans, choice of fruit, and baked chips. Wednesday: Pizza, choice of vegetable, and chilled fruit. Thursday: Nachos w/beef & cheese, fresh veggies & dip, […]

Franklin Edwin Boyer



Franklin Edwin Boyer, 92, of Thornville, died at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville Franklin was born July 23, 1916, near Thornville, the son of the late Albert and Grace Bowman Boyer.He was the last surviving graduate of the Thornville Class of 1934. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville […]

Russell C. Collins



A memorial service for Russell C. Collins, 48, of Thornville, was held March 28, 2009, at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Willis officiating. Russell was born in Ashville, Ohio, on June 1, 1960, to the late Russell and Doris (LaRue) Collins. He passed away on March 25, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. Russell was a lead […]

Sally Ann Darling



A funeral service for Sally Ann Darling, age 62, of Hebron, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, at the Hebron Christian Church, 612 West Main St., Hebron, with Pastor Steve Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Licking Baptist Cemetery. Sally died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Unit. She was born December 21, […]


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