We Remember…

LAKE AREA – Hundreds of Buckeye Lake area residents took time Monday morning to honor our veterans. Ceremonies were held in Baltimore, Hebron, Millersport and Thornville. Hebron American Legion Post 285 continued its long-standing tradition of conducting Memorial Day ser vices at nine cemeteries in Harrison, Licking and Union townships before marching with the Lakewood band from the Legion Hall […]

Buckeye Lake Village’s Lakefest will return June 20

BUCKEYE LAKE – Though the odds seem stacked against it, Buckeye Lake Mayor Clay Carroll stressed during Tuesday night’s Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting that the annual Lakefest will definitely take place Saturday, June 20. This year’s Lakefest will be smaller than in years past but council members don’t want to allow the celebration to fade away, partially as a […]

Constitution classes set

HEBRON – History and government don’t have to be boring. Constitution Alive! brings the Constitution and citizenship to life with compelling and entertaining stories about the lives, fortunes and sacred honor sacrificed to make America the most free nation in the history of the world. It’s impossible to hold our legislators accountable for their actions without knowing what the Constitution […]

Rizzo: ‘You have no imminent threat to dam safety here. None!’

BUCKEYE LAKE – “ We hired their (ODNR’s) expert,” Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce President Tim Ryan told more than 100 Chamber members and guests at the Full Pool Breakfast May 22. President/CEO Dr. Paul C. Rizzo, P.E. began his presentation with a world-wide review of dam failures. Overtopping – water runs over the top of the dam – […]


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Trustees approve zoning changes

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees unanimously approved four zoning changes at their May 19 meeting. The meeting was preceded by four separate public hearings on the proposed changes. The first resolution changed Fairfield Beach zoning (area bounded by Alder Road on the north, Fairfield Beach Road on the south, Rosewood on the east and Shell Beach Road on the west) […]

Mary “Janie” Baker

Mary “Janie” Baker of Hebron, born September 4, 1939, passed away May 11, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Annie Bays; and her six siblings. She is survived by her son, Bill (Maria) Baker; grandchildren, Todd, Kris, and Anna; and her sisters, Allie, Hallie, and Phyllis. She will be greatly missed. A Celebration of Life […]

Michael D. Hines

Michael D. Hines, age 61 of Lancaster, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at OSU Wexner Medical Center. He was born on November 30, 1953, in Lancaster. He attended Light House Memorial Church in Millersport, and was a student at Ohio Christian University where he was studying Pastorial Leadership. Michael is survived by his wife, […]

Mildred P. Staggers

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mildred P. Staggers, age 94, of Hanover, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2, at The Newark Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Reverend Bill Wayt officiating. Burial will follow at Hanover Cemetery. Mrs. Staggers passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Selma Markowitz Care […]