Soggy Run

BUCKEYE LAKE – More than 160 runners and walkers didn’t let Saturday’s rain stop them from taking part in the Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library’s 6th annual 5K Run/ Walk. The weather did affect race day registration, but still 25 participants signed up Saturday morning. State Representative Tim Schaffer was the official starter. Thanks to sponsors and runners/ walkers, […]

Repairs are underway on storm siren

HEBRON – Fire Chief Jack Stickradt Jr. told council members Wednesday night that problems with the village’s storm siren going off on its own are being fixed. The frequent soundings were annoying residents and guests at the Lakewood Inn. A service technician found a faulty board last week. Stickradt is also concerned that the siren didn’t activate during last Wednesday’s […]


New waste hauler to take over service

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s byebye, Big “O “ and hello, Local Waste Services. Monday night, Buckeye Lake Mayor Clay Carroll told council members trash hauler Big-O would make its final collection in the village on Monday, June 29, and collect its totes June 29 and 30. The village’s new trash hauler, Local Waste Services, will begin its contract July 1. […]

Letters to the Editor

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Thanks to library 5K supporters

Editor: We had a rainy day, but a great day thanks to the runners and walkers who participated in The Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library’s 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk. With our Web Site and Pay Pal people from around the state were able to attend our 5K. The Premier Racing Company chip-timed our event with medals awarded to the […]

BLASST needs your support this year

Editor: From the time I was a kid, 4th of July and fireworks have been important to me. Since retiring to the Lake, watching fireworks over the water has been very special for Joyce & me, and around thirty of our friends from Gahanna Stonybrook UMC. This year, more than ever, we need to celebrate our great Buckeye Lake community. […]

Writer wants consumer fireworks legalized

Editor: The time is overdue for Ohio to follow the lead taken by New York in legalizing the sale and use of certain consumer fireworks. New York is the 47th state to make some level of consumer fireworks legal for sale and use. The facts are clear that residents of the Buckeye State do not need protection from the legislature […]

Kirkersville has 10 police officers on roster

Editor: Continuing from last week….my concern that the pound made a woman take her dog back after she dumped it on a back road and she WASN’T CHARGED FOR DUMPING THE DOG, Deputy Dog Warden Tyler Moore says the Licking County Dog Pound only enforces ORC Chapter 955 (which pertains to licensing dogs). But even that is questionable at times. […]

Janit Apple

A memorial service celebrating the life of Janit Apple, age 79, of Hebron, was held at Family of Faith Community Church, Newark, on June, 24, 2015, with Pastor Leanne Goff as celebrant. Inurnment will take place in Kirkersville Cemetery at a later date. Janit was born November 4, 1935, in Union, West Virginia, to the late Charles and Nell (Moore) […]