Zwissler thanked for grant



Editor: I read the letter about thanking people for working on the Buckeye Lake projects (parks etc.). I cannot believe that Peggy Wells “forgot” to mention who took all the time to get all that grant money!! THANK YOU, KITTY ZWISSLER!. You took a lot of time and good knowledge to get this for Buckeye Lake. Shame on Peggy Wells […]

Goldie M. Appleman



Goldie M. Appleman, 87, of Millersport, passed away at her home, with her family by her side, on October 1, 2015. Goldie loved cats and going to car shows. Goldie is survived by her daughter, Donna (David) Pridemore; sons, John Huber, Rickey (Bonnie) Appleman, Richard (Sharon) Appleman, Eric Appleman, and Jimmy Appleman; grandchildren, Paul Fetter, Shaina Spenner, Michael (Tara) Sanders, […]

Russell E. Cameron



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Russell E. Cameron, 58, of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2015, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Russ died Tuesday morning, October 6, 2015 at his parent’s home in Buckeye Lake, after a life long battle with Diabetes and […]

Lula M. Davis



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Lula M. Davis, 83, of Buckeye Lake, was held October 7, 2015, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Lula passed away on October 4, 2015, at Heath Nursing Care Center. She was born in Baltimore, […]

Ralph F. “Freddy” Fields



A service celebrating the life of Ralph F. “Freddy” Fields, age 75, of Harbor Hills, was held October 5, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Heath, with Pastor Noel Dear officiating. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery where the Licking County Veterans Alliance provided military honors. Ralph passed away September 30, 2015, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born August 2, […]

Edson G. Kindler



Edson G. Kindler, age 64, of Hebron, passed away on September 28, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 22, 1951, in Lancaster, to the late Darwin and Mary Jane (Graham) Kindler. Edson was Vice-President of South Central Power Company. He was a 1969 graduate of Lancaster High School and received his Masters Degree […]

Ada Mae Penick



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ada Mae Penick, 89, of Hebron, was held October 6, 2015, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Ada Mae died October 2, 2015, following a short illness. She was born February 28, 1926, in Westerville, […]

Dorothy L. “Dottie” (Crabtree) Poff



Dorothy L. “Dottie” (Crabtree) Poff, age 81, of Pickerington, went home to heaven September 30, 2015, at her residence in Reflections Assisted Living in Lancaster. She was born to the late, Ezra and Dorothy Rensch Crabtree on November 13, 1933, in Columbus. She worked at Krogers prior to having children. She retired from Cuthbert’s Greenhouse in Groveport. She has been […]

Candidates in their own words: Hebron Mayor, Millersport Mayor



LAKE AREA – The Beacon has surveyed lake-area candidates in most contested elections to help our readers make their decisions. Candidates were asked to respond to two questions: 1. In 150 words or less, please explain what you believe are the two most important issues facing the position they are seeking. 2. In 50 words or less, please explain why […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. For more information visit www.dawes arb.org Granville Farmers Market – Granville. Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon on North Main Street between Broadway and College streets. All […]


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