Spring Forward



JACKSONTOWN – It’s safe to assume that few people are complaining about this year’s early spring blooms and unseasonably warm weather (at least early in the season), but Dawes Director of Horticulture Mike Ecker said it increases the amount of time plants are subject to frost damage and unseasonably warm winters may be adversely affecting maple trees that never quite […]

Council approves bonds for fire station project



HEBRON – A 12-year quest to expand and renovate the Hebron Fire Station cleared a critical hurdle at a special council meeting Tuesday night. Last week, council members heard the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $1.35 million in bonds to fund the project. Fire Chief Randy Weekly asked council members to suspend the three reading rule […]

Lakewood changes board meeting location



HEBRON – Lakewood Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Union Township Complex, 1380 Beaver Run Road. The board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11. The public is welcome.

Commissioner sentenced, resigns



NEW LEXINGTON – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that Perry County Commissioner Lonnie Wood will serve jail time for restraining, kissing, and groping a county employee against her wishes on Oct. 19, 2010. As part of Wednesday’s plea agreement, Wood resigned his seat as a Perry County Commissioner and agreed not to hold or seek a position in […]

More new rules for Baltimore



Editor: It did not take long for the new village administrator to show what he will do for our community. If council does not do something that it does very rarely, and say “no,” restaurants, car washes, service stations, maintenance facilities, nursing homes, schools, grocery stores and churches will be required to make some probable costly upgrades. With the proposed […]

New utilities position questioned



Editor: Buckeye Lake needs a utilities superintendent? There are two part-time employees now with the water department, and they can’t handle the job. You see the water department truck out in the village and it’s not Mr. Miller, it’s the other part-time water department employee. It seems Mr. Miller is always at the village hall; I never see him out […]

Thanks from Clay’s Cafe



Editor: I want to publicly thank all those who gave of their time, money, gifts, skills and prayers to help Clay’s Café reopen. The outpouring of the community, our friends, family, customers and employees was amazing. We truly feel blessed to live and do business in such a caring place. I can’t begin to name names for fear I’d forget […]

Thanks from Buckeye Lake Youth Association



Editor: We would like to thank everyone that came out to support the efforts of the Buckeye Lake Youth Association. We also want to send out a Thank You to all of our volunteers; we could not do it without them. We had 81 children in attendance this year. We would like to congratulate our winners: • Jakob Whitson and […]

Thanks from Steve Ruckman



Editor: I want to thank all the people in Baltimore and surrounding areas for their prayers, cards, flowers and donations to me and my family after my accident. Special thanks to Wendy and Josh Poston for all of their efforts in collecting items for the silent auction and coordinating the poker tournament. Special thanks to Butch and Jan Friedrich for […]

Thanks from VFW Cancer Aid



Editor: Thank you to every one who came out to Leghorns Restaurant on March 26th to support the VFW #1388 Ladies Auxiliary Cancer Aid and Research Fund. It was great to see so many people show support for a great cause! Special thanks to Ralph and staff at Leghorns for a job well done! Please mark your calendars and save […]


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