We Remember

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake kicked off the Memorial Day Weekend with its 4th Annual Parade on Saturday morning. Zenna Sayre was the Grand Marshal. Both the Marching Lakers and Marching Lancers participated. The Buckeye Lake Community Christmas Celebration Committee sponsored the parade and provided free hot dogs, cotton candy and drinks after the parade. Hebron’s American Legion Post 285 […]

Walnut Township plans ambitious paving program

MILLERSPORT – Lieb’s Island residents can look forward to resurfaced streets this summer. Tuesday night, Walnut Township Trustees unanimously agreed to move ahead with repaving all the streets on the island starting at the culvert by the park office. The estimated cost is $47,456. Trustees also decided to wait to see whether their application, due June 5, for Phase 2 […]

BBB alerts consumers about U.S. Census workers

COLUMBUS – For years, Better Business Bureau has educated consumers about not giving out personal information over the telephone or to anyone who shows up at their front door. With the U.S. Census process beginning, BBB advises people to be cooperative, but cautious, so as not to become a victim of fraud or identity theft. The first phase of the […]

Buckeye Lake may go dark June 30

BUCKEYE LAKE – Songwriter Bobby Russell wrote about “The Night the Lights Went out in Georgia” in 1973. The lights may be going out in Buckeye Lake Village June 30, 2009. Tuesday night, Buckeye Lake Village Council voted to turn off the village’s streetlights June 30 because a levy intended to pay for the street lights’ operation failed in May. […]

National Road Yard Sales are May 27-31

HEBRON – The 4th Annual National Road Yard Sale Days in Licking County are May 27-31. Thirty two miles of yard sales in Licking County alone. Can you believe it! Sale dates vary with each location along the National Road/US 40. Hebron, Kirkersville and Gratiot are holding big Community Day Sales on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 4-5 […]

Lakewood gets financial award

COLUMBUS – Auditor of State Mary Taylor recently presented Lakewood Local School District officials with the “Making Your Tax Dollars Count” award for their fiscal year 2008 audit. Fewer than five percent of all Ohio government agencies are eligible for this award. “I am pleased to recognize Lakewood Local School District officials for properly accounting for the tax dollars they […]

Lakewood’s Marla Barnaba honored

NEWARK – Some of the community’s very best educators were recognized for inspiring future generations of citizens with the Licking County Foundation’s annual Leaders for Learning Award. Thirteen area teachers were surprised in their classrooms recently by representatives of the Licking County Foundation who presented them with an art-glass apple symbolizing the knowledge and inspiration they impart to their students […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Garden Craft Workshop: Mosaic Stepping Stones- Saturday June 6, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., $30/$20 members, Reservation required, $15 for each additional stepping stone. Vouchers not accepted for this program, meet at the Zand Education Center. Create a stepping stone to welcome garden visitors and perhaps even provide a […]


‘Proud to be an American and live at Buckeye Lake’

Editor: Memorial Day Weekend brought out the best of Buckeye Lake. It started with the best Memorial Day parade yet with the first appearance of the Lakewood and Millersport bands. They were a delight. The crowd at the newly furbished North Ramp of the Buckeye Lake State Park was impressive, as was the ceremony honoring members of our armed forces […]