Union Township proposing to add $5 per year registration fee

HEBRON – Union Township Trustees have scheduled public hearings for 7:15 p.m. on Monday, May 15 and at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, to hear comments about a proposal to enact a $5 annual fee on all vehicles registered in the unincorporated portions of the township. The new fee, if enacted, would not affect vehicle owners living in the […]

Buckeye Lake picks street repair option

BUCKEYE LAKE – It was nearly standing room only at Village Council’s April 10 meeting. More than two dozen residents turned out for the meeting likely prompted by council member Peggy Wells’ Letter to the Editor in The Beacon encouraging residents “to come and be the squeaky wheel so together we can drain our streets but not the lake!” She […]

Letters to the Editor

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Walnut Township Trustees take the drainage issue to the Army Corps of Engineers

April 19, 2017Ms. Nicole Marisavljevic:United States Army Corps of Engineers – Huntington District502 Eighth StreetHuntington, West Virginia 25701-2070.Re: Buckeye Lake Dam CELRH-RD-N (Public Notice No. LRH-2013-257-MUS Buckeye Lake) Dear Ms. Marisavljevic: In response, to the March 31, 2017 Public Notice, we would like to address some very serious, life safety, health, welfare, economic and property loss concerns that will result […]

Diana Jean Ali

A celebration of life service for Diana Jean Ali, 67, of Hebron, was held on April 18, 2017, in the Hebron home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Clifford Mason as celebrant. Diana died suddenly April 15, 2017, at her home in Hebron. She was born March 5, 1950, in Columbus, the daughter of the late James Joseph and […]

Jeffrey Allen Brock

Jeffrey Allen Brock, 64, formerly of Columbus, died April 12, 2017, in Marquette, Michigan, following an extended illness. He was born in Columbus, on December 12, 1952, the son of the late Robert and Juanita (Dudley) Brock Sr. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg. The family prefers […]

William Kenneth “Kenny” Donaldson

William Kenneth “Kenny” Donaldson A celebration of life visitation for William Kenneth “Kenny” Donaldson, age 48, of Buckeye Lake, will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service; 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville. Kenny died early Tuesday, April 18, 2017, following complications […]

Faith Ann Hall

Faith Ann Hall, age 77 of Canal Winchester, went to be with the Lord on April 11, 2017. She passed into Eternal Life at Brookdale, Lancaster, after a lengthy illness. She was born on November 15, 1939, in Baltimore to the late Herman and Oma (Snider) Carpenter. Faith Ann was a Liberty Union High School, Class of 1957 graduate. She […]

Lou King

Lou King, 63, of Pleasantville, went to be with the Lord on April 14, 2017. Lou was born in Lancaster, on May 24, 1953, the daughter of the late John and Kathleen King. She attended Fairfield Union High School where she played the clarinet and was in the Color Guard. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives […]

Harriette P. Refinati

Harriette P. Refinati of Thornville, was born on April 26, 1940, in Charlottesville, Virginia, to the late Joseph and Catherine Frazier. She passed away April 15, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Harriette was married to the late James David Refinati in Columbus, on August 15, 1959. They were married for 57 years, before his passing on September 28, 2016. […]