Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday May 15, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Free, meet at the Visitors Center Deck. 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. Story Trail Grand Opening- Saturday May […]


Writer thanks voters for supporting Kirkersville levy

Editor: I would like to thank all of the Kirkersville residents who voted for the village operating levy. Over the past several years there has been so much deceitfulness and arguing that it became impossible to know who was making good decisions for the betterment of our community and who was spending the village’s money carelessly. The mayor and council, […]

Reader likes new ‘Lighten Up’ column

Editor: Love your new column by Dawn Weber – “Lighten up: Men aren’t welcome in laundry room,” page 16, Saturday, May 9, 2009. There is someone that agrees with me, some places men have no business going and/or being. I don’t cook or do laundry; men (me) can screw up in these places. I’ll make the bed and vacuum, can’t […]

Writer wants Beacon April Fool’s stories to continue

Editor: I also would like to commend the Beacon on their April Fool’s Day story. However, I have trouble understanding how someone could read it, consider it gospel and possibly make a life changing decision without researching the story further. The Beacon is very informative, but surely a story that big would have been broken sooner in larger news sources […]

Millersport hires two new coaches

MILLERSPORT – Two new coaches were hired for next season Monday night at the Walnut Township Local Schools Board of Education meeting. Rob Wiseman will be the new varsity football head coach. He played football at Millersport and is a graduate. Wiseman has been involved off and on in the football program for years. District Treasurer Kirk Grandy is adding […]

Liberty Union High School names honor students

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union High School recently named its honor students for the third nineweek grading period. Gold Card – All A’s Freshmen: Jordan Bressler, Michaela Carté, Zachary Falther, Kelsey Holbrook, Sarah Klopfer, Christina Kohler, Mandy Mc- Grothers, Hannah Montgomery, Jamie Meusegaes, Jennifer Myers and Kim Zollinger. Sophomores: Aaron Burnside, Jessica Chipukaizer, Alex Clark, Helen Cothrel, Carl Hecker, Ryan King, […]


School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 18 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tater tots, and fruit. Tuesday: Bosco sticks w/ dip, buttered corn, and fruit. Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, veggie, fruit, and roll & butter. Thursday: French toast sticks w/syrup, sausage patty, Starz, and orange juice. Friday: Specialty pizza, garden salad w/dressing, and choice […]

Scott E. Ety

Scott E. Ety, age 37, passed away at his residence on Sunday, May 9th, 2009. He owned Speedy Excavating, and was a fireman for the Hopewell Township Fire Department. He was also a member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Lancaster. He is survived by his loving wife, Sara Ety, together for seven years; sons, Raymond, Joseph, Paul, Gaig, Colten, […]

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