Betty Lou Stewart

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Betty Lou Stewart, 86, of Thornville, formerly of Buckeye Lake, was held July 1, 2011, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Rev. Fr. William B. Ferguson as celebrant. Burial followed at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg. Betty died early June 29, 2011, in Newark, following an extended illness. She […]

Boat parade thanks

Editor: I am most thankful and appreciative of all the people who have made the 4th of July Boat Parade a success. Howard Everett played the National Anthem with such feeling and passion. Thanks to Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388 Color Guard for raising the flag and the gun salute. Merv Bartholow was this year’s Grand Marshal. He turns up […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Reports were not available this week. Hebron • May 26: A Hebron Library employee reported the theft of 24 DVD’s. • May 26: A manager at the Best Western reported the theft of several items from a guest’s room. • May 26: Police were dispatched to look for a disoriented man […]


Local students named to Muskingum’s Dean’s List

NEW CONCORD – Muskingum University recently named its Dean’s List student for the spring 2011 semester. Dean’s List students must attain strictly prescribed levels of academic performance in their overall grade point average. Muskingum University is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Muskingum offers a full range of academic majors, interdisciplinary and pre-professional programs, as […]

Lighten up: Sometimes you really are a winner

Columnists do it weekly. Or, some would say, weakly. Or – in my case – monthly, quarterly, or whenever The Beacon sells enough ads to have space for my pieces. Considering that my rate of getting published is sporadic at best, I was surprised – and super-pleased – to be chosen as a finalist in the National Society of Newspaper […]

5K Walk raises nearly $4,000 for library

MILLERSPORT – Pickerington father and son Roger and Will Lammers are no strangers to 5K running events. “We try to do one every week,” said Roger Lammers. He said he saw the June 25 Friends of the Buckeye Lake Public Library 2nd Annual 5K walk listed on Also, Will, a student, mows lawns for some Buckeye Lake residents, so […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Little Buckeye Imagination Sessions: Wednesdays, June – August, 2 p.m.. Learn with a group as the creative educators of The Dawes Arboretum bring your family closer to the wonders of the natural world. Subjects include trees, flowers, weather and many creatures great and small. There is no telling what […]