71 years of Sweet Corn Festival fun



Editor, We encourage all of the readers of The Beacon to set some quality family time aside on August 30 thru Sept. 2 to make some new friends, visit with neighbors and support their own community’s many charitable organizations operating fundraising booths at the Sweet Corn Festival. In this fast-paced, hectic, busy world we live and work in today, it […]

Writer says burning tires is dangerous



Editor: It is extremely annoying that Buckeye Lake Village residents have to be subjected to the utter display of noise and insanity by the Mopar enthusiasts as they screech and smoke their car tires without giving this community a thought. This practice must stop now because of the possibility of serious injury it creates for spectators, residents and customers of […]

Thanks to summer food program volunteers



Editor: I want to all the volunteers that helped with the Buckeye Lake Ryan-Braden Park summer food program. Hebron Christian, First Community Church of Buckeye Lake and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel of Buckeye Lake provided volunteers to pick up lunches at the Salvation Army in Newark and then distributed them to Buckeye Lake area children. Thanks to Buckeye Lake […]

Lakewood Preschool receives top rating



HEBRON – Lakewood Local Preschool has received a Five- Star Step Up To Quality Award from the State of Ohio. Schools receive a one to five star rating. To be awarded a five star rating, the preschool program must: • Have lower staff/child ratios. • Well qualified teachers and support staff. • Use child assessment results to plan activities that […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike: Holy Moly Batman, Bats Galore! – from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. on Friday, August 18. Cost: Non-members – $6; Members – $3. Learn about the dozen species of bats that live in Ohio and the six that call The Arboretum “home.” Discover interesting bat information and learn […]

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Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/ Walk set for Sept. 2



MILLERSPORT _The 28th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 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, 14-15, […]

Benefit dinner raises thousands for police officer



School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of August 21. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate Monday: #1 Chicken strips; #2 PBJ pocket, steamed corn, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Hot dog; #2 PBJ pocket, baked beans, fruit, and fudge bar. Wednesday: #1 Pizza; #2 PBJ pocket, cucumbers/ranch dressing, and fruit. Thursday: #1 Chicken patty sandwich; #2 PBJ pocket, baked french fries, and fruit. Friday: […]

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