A blessed Christmas to all

Editor: Many times I have wondered why discussion of religion has to be so taboo. Personally, I feel if we called on our LORD first, and prayed for our country, we would not be in such a mess like we are today. Without my LORD and faith, my husband, my family, and my faithful co-worker, Robin, I don’t know where […]

Some Springer repayments going to kids this Christmas

Editor: I want the greater Buckeye Lake community to know that some of the money from the Marty Springer case has been put to good use this Christmas. It is too bad that only $35,000 was repaid with no jail time. It was stated in court that she took approximately $200,000. What a deal! Hopefully all of the people that […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Dec. 14: A driver ran a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. • Dec. 14: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • Dec. 14: A driver was cited for traveling 53 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Animal Survival Skills Day Camp (6 -11 years old) – Thursday, January 3, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This rousing, day-long camp brings out your inner-animal. Become a native animal for the day and learn how you could survive the long, cold winter. Fun, interactive games, crafts and […]

Hunters donate deer to food banks

COLUMBUS Hunters have donated 1,405 white-tailed deer to local Ohio food banks to benefit Ohioans in need during the 2012 deer hunting season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife. The donations delivered approximately 70,250 pounds of venison and 281,000 meals for needy Ohioans. Venison donations will be […]

More cover crops are being planted

LANCASTER – Have you been seeing some interesting things this fall in some local farm fields? An airplane spreading seed over a soybean field that was ready for harvest? Have you seen fields turning green after the first frost? We are all used to seeing winter wheat planted on a few fields over the winter but some farmers are trying […]

Burglaries plague Walnut Township

MILLERSPORT- A rash of burglaries in Walnut Township may have slowed a little in the last few days, but by no means should residents let down their guards, local law enforcement officers warn . According to a Dec. 13 Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office release, there have been roughly 30 burglaries in and around Walnut Township and Millersport in the last […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of January 1. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday-Wednesday: No school – Christmas Break. Thursday: Funable lunch: turkey & cheese sandwich on WG goldfish bread, carrot sticks w/dip, and fruit. Friday: Specialty pizza, romaine garden salad w/dressing, and fruit choice. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: No School – Christmas Break. Lakewood Middle/ High School Monday: No […]

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