George Mattis

A funeral service, celebrating the life of George Mattis, 69, of Thornville, will be held on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Jeremy Shank officiating. Burial will follow at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, with military honors being observed. George was born in Corning, Ohio, on […]

Reinschell will be Sweet Corn Festival Parade Grand Marshal

Editor: On Wednesday, September 2, the Millersport Lions Club will host the 69th Annual Sweet Corn Festival Grand Parade. We are pleased to announce that Gary Reinschell will lead the parade on the Commodore Bank float as this year’s Grand Marshal. Gary is being honored for his 50 years of unselfish service as one of our electricians for the Sweet […]

Still time to file for write-in status

Editor: The Buckeye Lake Village Council is comprised of seven members. The terms of four council members will expire at the end of this year and newly elected members will be decided at the November 3 General Election. Only two candidates (Arletta Ruton and Robert Masone) have filed a petition to be named on the ballot and that deadline has […]

Supercruise was great!

Editor: Last Saturday evening was just what this community needed to blow off a little steam. It was great to see residents enjoying themselves and watching and remembering the old days when Mopar was the King of the Road. We’re sure business owners were happy to see the crowds of people up and down Ohio 79 having fun and spending […]

Buckeye Lake Police did a great job with Supercruise

Editor: We went to the MOPAR RT 79 cruise-in Saturday night and were impressed how the Buckeye Lake Police handled the event. The officers effectively controlled the spectators as well as the drivers who couldn’t resist the opportunity to “burn out”. As my Bud said, “We didn’t see one cop write paper.” We also noted Union Township, Heath, Hebron police […]

More thanks for school levy approval

Editor: I am one of the local citizens that is happy that the Walnut Township levy passed last week. I was told that the levy committee worked hard and used some new strategies to promote this levy. Great job levy committee. Hurrah for those that supported our children and our local school district. I also noted that after three failed […]

Sign up for emergency notices

BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties. The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. Tornado warnings and other emergency notices are sent to your phone. Sign up at The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is now part of the Code Red warning system for weather alerts […]