Last chance for election letters



Letters from lake-area residents about the issues on the special August 3 ballot are welcome. Letters must be ORIGINAL. Those addressed or copied to other publications or appearing there will not be published. Letters about the August 3 election will be published through our July 24 issue. Election letters will NOT be published in our July 31 issue. However, issues […]

On the road to national health care



The path to national health care got clearer last week. That’s when President Obama used a recess appointment to install Donald Berwick to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Such appointments, done when Congress is on recess, allows the nomination to bypass the normally required Senate confirmation process. If you missed the news, you have plenty of company […]

Solution to barking dogs



Editor: As announced in a previous council meeting, there have been numerous complaints of barking dogs disturbing Buckeye Lake Village residents. Barking dogs and loud music have been a problem for a long time. However, I recently saw on television, a solution to the barking dog problem. There is a dog collar available that will keep a dog from barking […]

Thanks to Hebron, West Licking squads for accident response



Editor: I want to thank the members of the Hebron Fire Department and the West Licking Joint Fire District for outstanding professionalism and all the friends for answering the call in the rescue operation for my granddaughter, Jessica Slater. On Sunday, July 4, she was involved in an accident with her quadrunner in a remote area along the South Fork […]

Joe Walker thanked



Editor: Our local (Licking Township) zoning inspector is someone that all should aim to aspire. His dedication to both family and public service should a beacon to all. I’ll not try to sum his lengthy career of private enterprise and dedication to our state law enforcement agencies, but I would like to thank him publicly for giving me a ride […]

Thanks to Cruiser’s golf outing supporters



Editor: We want to thank everyone that donated prizes, sponsored a hole and/or participated in our May golf outing. It was a great success and will benefit several needy area families at Christmas time. We hope to see everyone next year! Cruiser’s Tavern Millersport

Thanks for first library 5K walk



Editor: On Saturday, June 26 about 65 people, including volunteers, gathered at Buckeye Lake Eagles to participate in the first ever 5K walk sponsored by the Friends of Buckeye Lake Library. It was a beautiful morning and participants remarked about the diverse and stimulating scenery as they walked from the Eagles north on Canal Road and then returned via the […]

BLASST thank you’s coming soon



Editor: Just a quick letter to let everyone know we will be thanking everybody who supported the BLASST. While it is our intention to do that very quickly, we still have a few checks coming and we don’t want anyone left out. We do have a few BLASST tshirts left in both adult and youth sizes. They can be purchased […]

Lighten up: No more ‘Stupid Camping’



Some call it ‘Rustic Camping.’ I call it ‘Stupid Camping.’ Yeah, way back in oldentimes, my husband and I used to fancy ourselves quite the Rustic Campers, (otherwise known as ‘dummies.’) To that end, we purchased one piece of camping gear together – a sleeping bag built for two. We took our first stupid, er, rustic camping trip to a […]

Wetter’s Better

Local pools are open!

MILLERSPORT, THORNVILLE – Hot? Humid? No problem! Local public pools are open and offer perfect refuge from the stickiest spring and summer in recent memory. For individuals, the Millersport pool is $4.50 per day for adults, and $3 for children 3 and 4, and for seniors. Thornville is $5 per day for adults and $4 for students. Baltimore’s pool is […]


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