John Pierre deSaavedra



John Pierre deSaavedra, 94, of Stockport, OH, passed away August 4, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 30, 1921, in Dayton, OH, to the late Garcia and Mary deSaavedra. He was a long time resident of Outville, and enjoyed farming and spending time with friends and neighbors while operating Outville Farm Market. In later years, he achieved his […]

Ila Jean Allen Mason



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ila Jean Allen Mason, of Hebron, was held August 24, 2016, in the Hebron Christian Church, with her Pastor, the Rev. Chris Whitehead as celebrant. Burial followed in Hebron Cemetery. Ila died peacefully August 19, 2016, in Newark, following a brief illness. She was born October 28, 1932, in Columbus, the daughter of […]

William F. Moran



William F. Moran, age 91 of Thornville, passed away August 17, 2016. William served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a lifetime member of the Lancaster V.F.W. Post 1380. He enjoyed his many years working for The Shelly Company. William is survived by his daughter, Debbie Moran; son, Dusty (fiance, Chanie Lee) Moran; grandchildren, Christina […]

Patricia I. Slagle



A funeral service celebrating the life of Patricia I. Slagle, age 71, of Buckeye Lake, was held August 23, 2016, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home, with Pastor John Notter, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in Wilson Cemetery. Patricia was born September 27, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Oscar and Helen (Harr) Roach. She passed away August 20, 2016, […]

Donald “Don” L. Tener



Donald “Don” L. Tener, age 84 of Baltimore, died August 22, 2016, at McCaffertys Adult Care in Pleasantville. He was born on December 7, 1931, to the late Charles and Glendora Cooper Tener in Bloom Township, OH. He retired from Defense Construction Supply Center after 32 years. He served his nation in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. […]

Richard Wilkins



Richard Wilkins, 90 of Pleasantville passed peacefully from this life on August 21, 2016, at the Pickering House surrounded by family. Richard had a love of farming, which he did for most of his life. He served in the US Navy during WW11 in the South Pacific and later worked at General Motors for over 30 years. He is a […]

Lee Greenwood looks forward to Sweet Corn Festival



MILLERSPORT – The Sweet Corn Festival will be a homecoming of sorts for country music icon Lee Greenwood. The “God Bless the USA” singer performs at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2. “I enjoy being in Ohio,” Greenwood told The Beacon Wednesday. He said he lived and performed in Columbus for several years. His wife, Kimberly, a former Miss Tennessee, […]

Central Ohio homes for sale hit annual high, selling faster



COLUMBUS – The number of homes for sale in central Ohio rose 8.3 percent to 6,402 in July 2016 compared to the previous month. Despite being down almost twenty percent from last year, it’s the highest level of inventory seen in 2016 according to the Columbus REALTORS(r) Multiple Listing Service. There were 3,865 central Ohio homes and condos added to […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Stroller Stroll – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through September. FREE! Join a guide on a stroll along a paved path through our beautiful grounds. This is a great opportunity for parents or caregivers to enjoy some fresh air and exercise, while children explore the natural world around […]

Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/ Walk set for Sept. 3



MILLERSPORT _ The 27th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, at the Sweet Corn Festival grounds. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers, both male and female, and medals to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 1-11, 12-13, […]


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