Big theater weekend for Lakewood, Millersport!

HEBRON, MILLERSPORT– It’s a big weekend for Lake Area theater drama fans as both Lakewood and Millersport high schools are presenting elaborate productions; Lakewood presents “Mary Poppins,” while Millersport presents “Annie Get Your Gun.” “ T his is probably the toughest musical we have performed on the Lakewood stage, but I am extremely proud of these students, and the effort,” […]

Biennial capital appropriations bill includes millions for area

COLUMBUS – Ohio Senate leaders announced Tuesday the introduction of Ohio’s $2.6 billion capital budget. SB 310, introduced by Senate Finance Chair Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton), is intended to support the state’s infrastructure priorities and fund “needed improvements to community services, school facilities, roads, bridges, waterways and parks. More than $62 million is allocated for lake area projects. The massive […]

Council members authorize mayor to negotiate tower contract

BUCKEYE LAKE – Monday night, Buckeye Lake Village Council unanimously agreed to allow Mayor Clay Carroll to enter into contract negotiations to provide $50,000 and village property to erect a used MARCS radio tower next to the village water tower. The vote does not authorize Carroll to sign the contract or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) without Council’s specific approval of […]

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Some stories from Buckeye Lake Village Mayor’s Court

Editor: I requested audio tapes of two recent Buckeye Lake Mayor’s Court sessions: March 15 and April 5, 2016.. The March 15 session started out with Magistrate Berryhill saying, “We about had a riot in here last night and we were expecting a whole bunch of people to come in here and start raising hell!” Someone asked if it was […]

Dirt pile keeps growing

Editor: Since the only thing I can do about the dirt in front of me that keeps getting higher is complain (which I’m very good at!). I’ve decided to pretend like I moved to the Swiss Alps! The muck and mire keeps growing too. Maybe the Swamp is coming to us! Behind the dirt. Katfish NeubigLeib’s Island

Thanks from the youth association

Editor: The Buckeye Lake Youth Association would like to thank Bob’s Bar for their generous donation. Thanks to all their patrons for their support. The donation is greatly appreciated. We urge all readers to support Bob’s Golf Outing on June 11 to benefit St. Jude’s Hospital which they have supported for many years. They are always very willing to give […]

William Cleveland “Willie” Adams

William Cleveland “Willie” Adams, age 64, of Hebron, passed away April 7, 2016, in Pataskala from smoke inhalation when his truck caught fire after veering off the road. He was born October 12, 1951, in Paintsville, Kentucky, to the late Garland Whitfield and Alice (Neeley) Adams. Willie was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Vietnam. Willie […]

Richard “Rik” Eugene Donahue

Graveside funeral services for Richard “Rik” Eugene Donahue, 59, of Hebron, will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2016, Fairmont Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Licking County Veterans Alliance. Rik, a United States Army Veteran, died at his daughter’s home on March 30, 2016. He was born in Spencer, West Virginia, on November 11, 1956, […]

Terry Lee Dupler

Frank Shinn and Hester Daugherty Shinn joyously welcomed their daughter, Terry Lee into heaven on April 7, 2016. There to greet Terry were Peco, Uncle Bill, Slim, Phil Margaret and Darlene. Bobby, Ginny, Uncle Don, Aunt Mother and Lin were there too. Terry left many sorrowful folks here including her husband of 47 years, Rick Dupler; “ The kids”, Jeff […]