This week’s dam project update



BUCKEYE LAKE – While DeWind Deep Trenching continues to install the 10-foot wide buttress wall behind the two-foot wide seepage barrier, The Ruhlin Company, the project’s other large subcontractor, has shifted its focus to steel sheet pile driving. In the top photo, 42-foot long steel sheet piles are being prepared for installation at Crane Lake. In the bottom photo about […]

Leneghan garnering conservative endorsements for Congressional seat



POWELL – This week conservative Congressional candidate Melanie Leneghan received the endorsement of House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows and the House Freedom Fund. This marks the eighth key group in the past few weeks to announce backing Leneghan for the 12th Congressional district primary to be held May 8th. “Change in Washington begins by changing the kind of people […]

Full Pool Breakfast set for Friday, April 27



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual Full Pool Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. on Friday, April 27, at the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. Well technically, at least for one more year, it should be the Interim Summer Full Pool Breakfast. The breakfast buffet begins at 7 a.m. Speaker presentations will begin around 7:30 a.m. Joining […]

Lakewood board reaching consensus on new school



HEBRON – A consensus appeared to be emerging after a nearly three-hour Lakewood School Board facilities workshop Wednesday evening. It was the first full group discussion since February 1. Superintendent Mary Kay Andrews presented an updated list of capital improvement priorities and now escalated costs for work to be done in 2020. The 2017 costs were increased six percent for […]

Betty M. Carbaugh



Betty M. Carbaugh, age 88 of Hebron, passed away April 1, 2018, at Sharon Brook Assisted Living in Newark. Born October 11, 1929, in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Frank Wolfe and Evelyn Smith Javens. She was a homemaker and retired as co-owner of Hebron Greenhouse. Betty was a former member of Albany Senior Citizens. She is […]

Paul Herbert Geiger



A funeral service celebrating the life of Paul Herbert Geiger, age 76, of Millersport, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Jon Purple officiating. Burial will take place in New Salem Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at the funeral […]

Richard Lee “Pete” Leindecker Jr.



Funeral services, celebrating the life of Richard Lee “Pete” Leindecker Jr., 57, of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery. Pete died March 30, 2018, in Columbus, following a […]

Evelyn D. “Punkie” McCullough



A funeral service celebrating the life of Evelyn D. “Punkie” McCullough, 83, of Thornville, was held April 4, 2018,. at Lighthouse Memorial Church, Millersport, with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Burial followed at Zion Ridge Cemetery. Evelyn was born in Davisville, WV, on April 15, 1934, to the late Charles and Ocie (Matheny) Collins. She passed away at the Selma Markowitz […]

Joan C. (Kinser) Phillips



Joan C. (Kinser) Phillips, age 83, of Thornville, passed away March 28, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on November 21, 1934, in Lancaster to the late Clifford and Frances (Branum) Kinser. Joan was an Honors graduate of Thurston High School, Class of 1953 and a 1954 graduate of the Naval Hospital Corps in Nursing, Bainbridge, MD. She […]

Tax help is available



BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are once again offering free tax preparation at the Buckeye Lake Library, 4455 Walnut Rd., now through April 17 on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-641-2387. While Tax-Aide’s focus is on low-to-moderate income senior citizens, the service is available to anyone, regardless of income or age. Volunteers, […]


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