The Biggest, Biggest Little Fair Boast Record Attendance

CROTON – It was pretty much a dream season for the Hartford Fair this year, said fair Manager Larry Hughes. “ We had a great fair— great weather, great everything,” he said. Nearly perfect weather certainly contributed to the fair’s record attendance this year of 241,000 visitors, Hughes said. Friday alone, the fair hosted 55,000 v isit or s. He […]

Owner defends Legend Valley

THORNVILLE – Legend Valley co-owner Steve Trickle said an outpouring of support from his neighbors during a Licking Township Trustees meeting proves an anonymous resident didn’t represent other residents in saying Trickle wasn’t operating Legend Valley respectfully of his neighbors. “I do respect my neighbors,” Trickle said. “I’m best friends with most of them.” Legend Valley received national attention when […]

Licensed golf carts OK on Ohio 79

BUCKEYE LAKE – As long as they’re licensed and inspected, golf carts are permitted throughout the Village of Buckeye Lake. Village council members Monday night amended a village ordinance by a 4-2 vote to allow licensed golf carts to be operated on streets with a 35 mile an hour and below speed limits. That means licensed golf carts can be […]

Time may have run out for Millersport pool

MILLERSPORT – The village’s swimming pool wraps up its 43rd season next week. It likely won’t reopen next year. It’s fate came up as Mayor Dean Severance was promoting the pool volunteers takeover of the fried baloney sandwich booth at the Sweet Corn Festival. Council member Gary Matheny questioned whether council is backing off its consensus at its March 11 […]

Sweet Corn Festival thanks Millersport Fire Department for 68 great years

Editor: We are only a few weeks away from the 68th Annual Sweet Corn Festival. Every year the Millersport Lions Club welcomes several new civic, fraternal, or charitable organizations and their volunteers to our large family of community groups that operate the food and game concessions to Historic Lions Park every Wednesday through Saturday before Labor Day. A tradition since […]

Tour of Homes supporters thanked

Editor: It was another successful year for the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association’s Tour of Homes. The weather was beautiful and it was a sell-out event. We want to thank the 160 volunteers who took time out of their busy schedules to help with the event. What an amazing group of people we have living around the lake. We are […]

Golf carts make sense

Editor: Golf carts are fun and environmentally friendly – exactly the image we all want to project for Buckeye Lake. Congratulations to the Village for recognizing this and for looking for a way to allow residents to safely use their carts. Mayor Clay Carroll hit the nail on the head; its an unfortunate fact that our back streets do not […]

Council is wasting their time on golf carts

Editor: This whole thing about the golf carts is a waste of council’s time. You want to go to the store or down the road? Ride a bike, walk, or get in your car. I have been behind these golf carts on the road. The speed limit is 35 and it could barely do 25. How is that road worthy […]

Committee still waiting for paving contract information

BUCKEYE LAKE – Village officials continue to debate whether to file a lawsuit against M-E Companies, the Westerville -based engineering company that designed the village’ s water distribution system and managed the separate street paving project that followed installation of the distribution system. M-E listed its scope of work on its invoices for the street paving project as: “Buckeye Lake […]

New floor plans at The Landings

BUCKEYE LAKE – Stone Works Partners, a local condominium developer, will unveil two new floor plans designed for buyers looking for ranch style condominiums at an open house from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23. The new homes feature up to 2,374 square feet of living space with dens, sunrooms, attached two-car garages, outside living spaces and an […]