Going with the Flow

South Fork Licking River project under way

BUCKEYE LAKE – Rarely do people wish for a deep freeze, but sustained colder weather would really help progress on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ South Fork Licking River Channel Improvement project. “A lot of what they’ve been doing is removing snow so the ground will freeze and dry,” said Matt Eiselstein, ODNR Deputy Chief of Communications. Workers are […]

New restaurant opens in Baltimore



BALTIMORE – A new restaurant in downtown Baltimore was going to open after its ribbon cutting Thursday morning, but why wait? “It was fantastic,” said Baltimore Village Administrator Scott Brown, who was one of the first to try the new J. Gumbo’s Cajun and Creole Cooking Co., which is nestled in the former First National Bank building on North Main […]

Ten properties make demo list



MLLERSPORT – Village officials have identified 10 vacant properties that meet the criteria for the Moving Ohio Forward demolition program. Council members heard the first reading Tuesday night of a resolution to begin the process to remove the vacant structures. The properties are: • 2315 Weakley Avenue;• 2687 Summit Street;• 11917 Broad Street:• 11800 Broad Street;• 12280 Lancaster Street;• 2790 […]

Letters to the Editor



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Baltimore keeps spending



Editor: If you have traveled east on Market Street, be sure to slow at Holder Road so that you will be able to read the sign about $ 169,505 of taxpayer dollars being spent to complete the Route 256 East Sewer Extension, a.k.a. The Marsha Hall Memorial Sewer Line. It is generally known that Fast Max has some problems with […]

VFW scholarships are available



Editor: The Ladies Auxiliary VFW is pleased to present scholarships to assist members who wish to further their education by pursuing a college degree or a career direction at technical school. Only the spouse, daughter, and son of a member are eligible to apply. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Qualifying member must have been a member […]

Carollers brighten Christmas



Editor: It was almost Christmas. I was down just thinking about three more days to shop without enough time nor enough money. My husband decided that we should go look at the Christmas decorations at night. I was dragging my feet, not wanting to go. As I stepped into the van, a car pulled up. Someone said wait we have […]

Assistant fire chief rages at woman



Editor: Whatever craziness that lurks in our little Village of Buckeye Lake has a way of showing up at the Village Hall. It is as if there is some rule that when you enter you leave your common sense outside. Meetings are an important part of running a village. Even though I believe most people run for public office because […]

Donald Jesse Alexander



Donald Jesse Alexander, age 89 of Millersport, lifelong Ohio State University Buckeye fan and alumni, passed away January 4, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center, Palliative Care. Don was best known for his passion for OSU, TBDBITL, bass fishing, attention to plants and flowers, as well as his dedication to a family-owned marine business on Buckeye Lake in Millersport, Ohio. Donald […]

A. Venoie Amey



A. Venoie Amey, age 95 of Columbus, died January 7, 2013. She was born to Ole and Julia Ramberget Olson of New Rockford, ND, on April 23, 1917. She worked as a RN at Children’s Hospital for 35+ years. She was an active member of the 1st English Lutheran Church in Columbus; a member of Beta Sigma Phi; and volunteered […]


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