We Still Remember



LIEB’s ISLAND – The Lieb’s Island Civic Association doesn’t forget. For the eighth year, the Association sponsored the 911 Memorial Walking Parade as a tribute to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. This year’s parade was pushed back to Saturday morning so it wouldn’t conflict with Friday night high school football. The parade around the island was […]

Interest high in high school renovation project



BALTIMORE – Contractor interest is high for the Liberty Union-Thurston High School renovation project, architect Michael Paplow told school board members Monday night. A pre-bid meeting Sept. 10 attracted about 35 contractor representatives. High school tours for potential contractors are set for Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16. Bids are due at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, but […]

Buckeye Lake seeking funds for park improvements



BUCKEYE LAKE – Parks were on Buckeye Lake Village Council members’ minds Monday night as the village prepares to dedicate Ryan Park as Ryan- Braden Park 11 a.m. Saturday morning during a ceremony at the park. The park’s new name honors resident George Braden, who has contributed much to the community. Buckeye Lake Parks and Recreation Commssion Chair Marianne Perine […]

Music and Arts Festival adds pageant



HEBRON – This year the Hebron Musica and Arts Festival is adding a Queens Pageant to their lineup. The pageant starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Acoustic Stage in Evans Park. A Queen and a First Attendant will be chosen from three classes of contestants: Little Miss (K- 4th grade); Junior Miss (5th – 8th grade); […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 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. Dutch Fork Wetlands Festival- Saturday, Sept. […]

Length restriction on election letters begins next week



Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot are welcome. However, due to the expected volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. Election letters longer than 250 words WILL BE CUT! Letters must be ORIGINAL. Those addressed or copied to other publications or appearing there will NOT […]

Coach thanks community for new track and field complex



Editor: Now that I have been able to take a breath after the past three to four weeks with the track dedication, managing the Sweet Corn Festival 5K run and helping out with the cross country team, I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who contributed in any way to make our new track and field complex […]

Writer has questions about trustees’ actions, statements



Editor: I am a senior citizen that recently moved in with my daughter at Fairfield Beach. I’ve been hearing about the actions of the Walnut Township Trustees. I find it hard to believe what my neighbors are saying. I am writing this letter asking you to research and answer some questions. I hope the Walnut Township Trustees themselves will respond. […]

Cookston endorses Carroll for Buckeye Lake Council



Editor: Election time rolls around again and the candidates have been posted. Here is some input you may want to consider. I have been active in village politics for over 20 years and quite often good people and good information is not recognized or submitted so here is a little bit of both. Clay Carroll is running for Village Council […]

Writer claims candidate’s signs violate zoning code



Editor: This is in response to the letter to the Editor written by Linda Myer in the September 12th edition of the Beacon. Do residents know she is violating the rules in the township of which she wants to be trustee? Candidates running for public office should know the rules. Linda Myer stated in the Beacon that she was township […]


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