The Spirit of Christmas



HEBRON – The spirit of Christmas is alive and well. Tuesday and Wednesday nights, members of the New Life Community Church presented a live nativity scene. Inside, members of both New Life and Hebron United Methodist Church finished wrapping presents for the 50 children they “adopted” for the Christmas season for the Salvation Army. Those children are from 20 families. […]

It’s another White Christmas in Millersport



MILLERSPORT – Tuesday morning was cold and rainy in Millersport, but it was a White Christmas just the same. Millersport Lions Club volunteers lined up to help transport hundreds of gift baskets, food items and toys to area residents as part of the Walnut Township Local School District’s annual White Christmas event. This year, students and volunteers distributed 198 fruit […]

Energy contract signed



BUCKEYE LAKE – Village of Buckeye Lake residents have until the end of the year to take advantage of a new program to reduce the cost of their electricity. Buckeye Lake recently contracted with Buckeye Energy Brokers, Inc. for access, through independent energy providers, to a limited amount of electricity that American Electric Power is offering at a reduced rate. […]

Another Lakewood drawing in the works



HEBRON – Lakewood’s camping trailer drawing generated some money to transport athletes, but Lakewood Athletic Director Bo Hanson said an upcoming raffle is bound to generate much more. “ Which is what we’d planned anyway, a second raffle,” he said. Hanson said he and Lakewood Athletic Boosters are pulling together numbers and results from the drawing for a $20,000 camper […]

Letters to the Editor



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Writer says drivers should slow down to avoid tickets



Editor: I want to comment on the letter from Kevin Gorham in last week’s Beacon. Pure and simple, if they were not speeding they (customers, residents and any others) would not be getting tickets. It is not like they were doing 40 mph in a 35 mph zone, most of them were at least doing 15 mph over the speed […]

More support for speeding tickets



Editor: I would like to reply to the letter written by Kevin Gorham in last week’s Beacon concerning the police department and the fact that they are making traffic stops in the village. First of all, in the past, there have been numerous complaints from village residents that the police should enforce the village traffic laws more stringently. They are […]

Spirit of Christmas is alive here



Editor- There are always wonderful events that occur in the Buckeye Lake area this time of year such as White Christmas, Toys for Tots and various fire department toy drives. One of the lesser known events is the personal giving by Karen and Jim McKittrick. For the last three years that I am aware of, Jim and Karen have provided […]

Financial aid night set for Jan. 9



HEBRON – Lakewood High School and the Get On Track! College Access and Readiness Program are sponsoring a Financial Aid Information Night at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 9, in the Performing Arts Complex. Although the information is geared toward graduating seniors and their families, anyone who would like to know more about financing their education after high school is […]

lver (Jay) Bruckelmeyer



lver (Jay) Bruckelmeyer, age 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 13, 2011, at his residence in Pensacola, Florida. He was born on November 12, 1928, and raised in Columbus. He was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn (Clark) Bruckelmeyer and is survived by his loving wife, Raye of Pensacola, Florida; two sons, Chuck […]


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