We Honor Our Veterans



HEBRON –Students, staff, and family members of Lakewood Middle School honored America’s heroes during a Veterans Day recognition ceremony Wednesday morning in the middle school auditorium. Many of the students had the opportunity during the ceremony to honor their own parents and family members who are veterans. Much of the program featured students’ musical talents. The event boasted strong attendance […]

Water rate hike on hold for now



BUCKEYE LAKE – An ordinance to increase water rates by 75 cents per 1,000 gallons was tabled Monday night by Buckeye Lake Village council members. Council members decided to wait to see if Millersport Village Council members approve the proposed increases. Millersport provides bulk water to Buckeye Lake Village. “It’s unconscionable” that we raise water rates, said council member Kitty […]

One percent income tax in Millersport still up in the air



MILLERSPORT – Five of the six village council members will have to agree to suspend the three reading rule at their December meeting to enact a one percent income tax effective Jan. 1. Last month, Lori Gischel from the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) told council members that a one percent income tax on residents and people working in the […]

Letters to the Editor



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Speeding fine refunds may be required



Editor: I stated last week that the Ohio Revised Code determines the speed limits on all Ohio roads and that some of the Village of Buckeye Lake’s speed limits may not be legal since it appears that the law wasn’t followed on deviating from the state mandated speed limits (except for the village’s portion of St. Rt. 360). I recently […]

More than one way to save the lake



Editor: I’ve been observing the “true winter pool” all summer, like everyone else. We had two beautiful Fall days in a row recently and so I decided to go down in front of our seawall to clean things up a bit. What I found was sickening to say the very least! Once I got started I just couldn’t stop. As […]

Mayor-elect thanks supporters



Editor: I would like to thank everyone for their trust and support in electing me mayor of Millersport. I would like to especially thank Dean Severance for his 14 years service as mayor and for all his hard work and dedication for Millersport. He has promised to assist me in anyway possible to start my new venture as mayor. I […]

Hebron sidewalk project praised



Editor: I would like to congratulate all the officials and anyone else in Hebron who contributed to the new sidewalk project. The way it starts at Main Street and runs down thru the park, across a new bridge and clear down almost to the bypass is great. And if you haven’t had the occasion to drive that route at night […]

Keller thanks supporters



Editor: Thank you voters of Walnut Township School District!! Your support is overwhelming as I have received your enthusiasm of congratulatory wishes. I am humbled. I look forward to another four years of working with our Board of Education, administrators, teachers, and students. I would also like to thank Faye Whitaker for her 12 years of devoted service to our […]

Henry Arebalo



Henry Arebalo, of Baltimore, rode into the sunset to be with his Lord on November 6, 2015, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Preceded in death by his father, Domingo Arebalo, sister, Bettie Plumm and brother-in-law, Vernon Ford. Henry was born October 23, 1939, to Domingo and Virginia Arebalo in San Luis Obispo County, California. Henry moved to Ohio […]


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