We Remember



BUCKEYE LAKE – We didn’t forget! Hundreds of lake area residents turned out in a steady light rain Monday morning for parades and solemn ceremonies in Baltimore, Hebron, Millersport and Thornville to honor our veterans, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and liberty. Hebron native Col. John Dernberger, speaking at the Hebron ceremony, said 13 Ohioans […]

Few turnout for EMS meeting



BUCKEYE LAKE – Patients 1st suppor ters demonstrating outside the fire station outnumbered residents who weren’t village officials nor linked to the fire department at last Thursday night’s public meeting on the Buckeye Lake Fire Department. Buckeye Lake Village Council member and Safety Committee chair Clay Carroll led the multi-media presentation, starting with a little history. Carroll said the department […]

Vote to start EMS billing in Buckeye Lake questioned



BUCKEYE LAKE- Village council members unanimously suspended the three-reading rule Tuesday night to adopt an ordinance to bill for EMS transports. The move came on the second reading and required unanimous consent since council member Jeryne Peterson was absent. Buckeye Lake Village will ‘soft bill’ as do the Hebron and Millersport fire departments. That means Buckeye Lake will accept whatever […]

Thornville hopes pool memberships heat up



THORNVILLE – Granted, Memorial Day Weekend’s temperatures weren’t exactly blazing, but Thornville Administrator Beth Patrick said the Thornville pool’s opening weekend was weak compared to previous years. “We had 75 pool memberships as of (Tuesday) said Patrick Wednesday. “That does seem a little lower than usual.” She said she understands that early spring didn’t place everyone in the summer spirit. […]

Seven months too late!



It’s not surprising that few residents came out last Thursday night for Buckeye Lake Village’s show up, but shut up public meeting on the fire department. After touting the meeting for months and changing its date three times, residents were surprised to learn a few days before the meeting that there would be NO opportunity for public comments or discussion. […]

Firefighter/EMT responds



Editor: Over the last few months I have read articles that have been written in the Buckeye Lake Beacon stating the Fire Department is just trying to save there own runs, not putting patients first, slow or delayed response times, and the quality of the management and he quality of patient care given from the personal at the Fire Department. […]

Hebron gets to the scene first



Editor: Fire! People trapped inside! Could this be your house? This time it was 300 Worth Drive in Buckeye Lake……just one-half mile from Buckeye Lake Fire Department! It was 2:51 a.m. on May 23 when Licking County 911 received a report of a fire at 300 Worth Drive with people trapped inside. Two people were on station that night – […]

James Russell Arnold, Sr.



James Russell Arnold, Sr., age 71 of Thornville, passed away May 22, 2013. He was born on December 6, 1941, in Thornville to the late Howard and Helen (Moul) Arnold. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Lynnwood Jacksontown High School. He was a dairy farmer all his life. He loved camping, fishing, and taking care of his farm. Most of […]

Ronald “Ron” J. Bauman



Ronald “Ron” J. Bauman, age 70 of Baltimore, died May 22, 2013 at Grant Medical Center. He operated Tri-State Sales for 30 years buying and selling restaurant equipment. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the US Navy. He was a member of Mingo Masonic Lodge #171 F & AM, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Valley in Columbus, and Parthenia […]

Rocky Lee Jones



Rocky Lee Jones, age 50 of Baltimore, passed away May 19, 2013. The Kozy Korner Diner meant the world to Rocky. Whether working side-by-side with his mother, Hazel Cattano, or running the restaurant after her passing in 2011, Rocky was always there to serve both good food and friendship to everyone who entered. Rocky is survived by his brother and […]


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