Richard Lee Scott

Richard Lee Scott died March 18, 2018, at his home in Pleasantville. He was born on March 14, 1929, in Newton Twp. Muskingum County, Ohio. Richard was a U. S. Navy veteran He was a longtime resident of Muskingum County and later near Pleasantville. Richard wintered in Okeechobee Florida, for the last 35 years. He retired as a industrial maintenance […]

Raymond “Ray” Francis Younkin

Raymond “ Ray” Francis Younkin, 77, of Thornville, passed away March 9, 2018, at Greenwood Meadows Assisted Living in Greenwood, Indiana. Born Dec. 8, 1940, in Malta, Ohio, to Hayward Clyde Younkin and Josie Marie (Wood) Younkin, Ray graduated from McLuney School and later settled in Buckeye Lake. After retiring from Owens Corning, he continued working for many years at […]

Housing inventory for sale declines again

COLUMBUS – – At the end of February, the number of homes and condos for sale was down to 3,376, which is just slightly (0.1) percent lower than January and 21.2 percent less than February 2017. This marks the 85th consecutive month of year over year declines in inventory and left central Ohio with a 1.2 months supply of inventory […]


This week’s dam project update

BUCKEYE LAKE – Years of looking for seepage through the Buckeye Lake dam finally paid off Thursday. Lake water was noticeably seeping (see photo below) through the dam. Well, not really the dam; it was coming through the recently constructed causeway in front of the AMIL spillway in Buckeye Lake Village. The steel channel box (see photo at left) has […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The arboretum will be closed Wednesday, March 28 for staff training. Wacky Woodcocks Off Trail Night Hike – from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23. Cost: Non-Members – $10; Members – $10. The American Woodcock, or timberdoodle, is a small, ground-dwelling, native shorebird found in eastern North […]


School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 26. Hebron Elem/Jackson Intermediate/Lakewood Monday-Friday: No School – Spring Break. Liberty Union Elementary Monday: Bosco sticks/ sauce or PBJ, mixed vegetables, baby carrots/dip, and fresh fruit. Tuesday: Pepperoni pizza or PBJ, tossed Italian salad, steamed carrots, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, and diced peaches. Thursday- No School […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 20: Police assisted in a water rescue of two people at North Shore State Park. • Feb. 21: Police responded to complaint of an active domestic on Union Ave. After speaking with all parties, it was determined that the male at the residence had assaulted a female resident at which […]

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