Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. All letters published will include the writer’s name and community. Addresses and phone numbers will not be published. We reserve the right […]

Community Celebration Committee needs your help

Editor: The Buckeye Lake Community Celebration Committee covers Licking, Fairfield and Perry counties. We are dedicated to providing for the children in our community for Christmas. We need the following for ages infant to 16: We’re asking for help from the community. Your gently used winter garments may be just the thing to keep a child warm this winter. Please […]

Thanks from Trunk or Treat

Editor: Our first annual Trunk or Treat at Ryan- Braden Park was a tremendous success. More than 310 children went through our haunted house and the line of local businesses and organizations. We want to thank them all for being there: Buckeye Lake Police and Fire departments, Wendy’s, Goodwill, Buckeye Lake Hardware, Corner House, PetPlex Animal Hospital, Water’s Edge United […]

Some duck hunters respond

Editor: I recently read a Letter to the Editor written by Connie Lang. I understand her emotional ties with the (wild animals) ducks she has been feeding. Apparently she does not realize that ducks are migratory and the ones she watched hatch are likely no longer here for the season. Secondly, her biggest concern about gunshots at 5:30-6:00 a.m. is […]

Thanks from the Miller family

Editor: We would like to express our deepest gratitude to everyone for their thoughtful gestures, as well as for the generous donations that were made to FairHope Hospice in Eddie Miller’s memory. We would also like to thank the hospice staff and volunteers for all of their time, help, and support. Without your assistance, bringing him home would not have […]

ODNR Grant deadline near

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is accepting grant proposals for community programs that will improve local environments through litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction. The deadline to apply is November 15. The ODNR Division of Recycling and Litter Prevention will grant competitive awards up to $2,000 to support litter cleanup activities that involve the work of […]

Lighten up: We’ve now got a ‘teen expert’

Some say raising a teenager is challenging and frustrating. Not so. I’m here to tell you: It’s educational and downright enlightening. I’ve learned so much! All sorts of genius teen insights and opinions have recently come my way. And I don’t even have to ask – or pay – for them. They come to me unsolicited and free of charge, […]

Beggars & Choosers

Buckeye Lake and Millersport are generous to trick or treaters

BUCKEYE LAKE & MILLERSPORT – Millersport has a strong Halloween tradition with hundreds of customed youngsters and their parents heading downtown and to several blocks of Lancaster Street homes. Some residents set up card tables in the downtown area to hand out treats while some Lancaster Street residents put on elaborate productions or serve the world famous Boo-Dog. The Buckeye […]

Mayor believes agreement close on fire contract

HEBRON – The Village of Hebron will paying 9.23 percent more for employee health insurance from Medical Mutual on a new one-year contract beginning Nov. 1. The increase will raise annual costs by $35,660. Village employees will continue to pay 6.5 percent of the cost. Village council members briefly discussed the employee share during their Oct. 27 council meeting. “We’ll […]

Veterans’ Day ceremony set for Evans Park

HEBRON – The annual Veterans’ Day ceremony is set for 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Veterans Memorial in Evans Park. Vietnam veteran and retired Lakewood teacher David Holtsberry will be the main speaker. The ceremony includes the Hebron American Legion Post 285 Color Guard and Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388’s firing squad.