Stories tagged with: Buckeye Lake

June 22, 2014 - 12:33pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a motorcycle accident that resulted in the death of 73-year-old Richard H. Webster of Johnstown Saturday evening.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:22 p.m. on Myers Street in the Village of Buckeye Lake.  According to the Highway Patrol, Webster was traveling westbound on Myers Street when his motorcycle drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a traffic sign.  Webster was...

March 31, 2014 - 9:42pm
14 weeks 4 days ago

Authorities have found the body of a second boater presumed drowned in a central Ohio Lake after a fishing boat capsized.

A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources says searchers found the man Monday in Buckeye Lake, where the 16-foot aluminum boat capsized Friday. The agency identified him as 61-year-old Jason Lewis of Columbus.

The body of another boater was recovered Friday. He was identified as 62-year-old Gary Cook, also of Columbus. Officials said the water...

March 31, 2014 - 1:03am
14 weeks 4 days ago

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Spokesperson Eileen Corson says the name of one the boaters in the Friday afternoon drowning at Buckeye Lake has been released.

The body of the boat owner, Gary W. Cook of Columbus was found on Friday. The search continues for the unidentified missing male body.

On Sunday, the Ohio State Patrol with assistance from a K-9 Unit searched Buckeye Lake until it began to get dark. Licking and Fairfield County Fire Departments also...

March 28, 2014 - 2:19pm
15 weeks 7 hours ago
Rescue crews have pulled a body out of Buckeye Lake after a boat capsized. It happened just before 12:30 p.m. Friday near Millersport. Rescue crews searched the water for one other victim. The incident remains under investigation. Rescue crews will resume the search for a second victim Saturday.
February 2, 2014 - 9:33pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

While many people spent Sunday afternoon catching up on sleep, or going grocery shopping to prepare for the Super Bowl, others spent Sunday waist deep in Buckeye Lake.

Around 500 people came out to the Buckeye Lake Winery's first annual polar plunge, an event winery owner Tracy Higginbotham planned to benefit the Buckeye Lake Historical Society and management of its famous cranberry bog.

"We needed something fun. I mean it's been a brutal, brutal winter and everyone's tired...

June 9, 2012 - 8:47pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

It was a close call at Buckeye Lake on Saturday.

According to Assistant Chief Rod Riley with the Buckeye Lake Village Fire Department, a woman was rescued from a swimming area.

Riley said the Licking County Sheriff's Office, Buckeye Lake Police Department and Buckeye Lake Patrol responded to a call about a possible drowning in Crane Lake, which is near the North Shore boat ramp.

He said the woman was airlifted to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with unknown injuries.

June 5, 2012 - 8:02am
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is reporting that a man was found dead in Buckeye Lake Monday evening.  Authorities were called to the North Shore Boat Ramp area just after 6:30 p.m.  The man was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He is identified as 45-year-old William Remias of Buckeye Lake and officials say he died of a heart attack unrelated to the water.

May 30, 2012 - 7:19pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

Divers were searching a Buckeye Lake waterway Wednesday afternoon after concern a child may have drowned.

The Buckeye Lake Village and Millersport Fire Departments, along with the Licking County Dive and Rescue Team responded to a retention pond at the Leisure Village Mobile Home Park around 4:30 p.m.

"The bystanders found some shoes and candy along the shore and we just had to make sure there was nobody in there," says Cpt. David Ruton, Buckeye Lake Village Fire...

May 28, 2011 - 1:18pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The Memorial Day weekend stepped off on a good note for Buckeye Lake, with their 6th annual parade.

The day was sponsored by the Buckeye Lake Museum and although Memorial Day traditionally kicks off the start of the summer season, all proceeds will benefit the Buckeye Lake Community Christmas Celebration. The Director of Buckeye Lake Museum, J-me Braig, said, the organization will provide hats, gloves and coats for kids in need during the winter season.  More then...

May 24, 2011 - 5:27pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Authorities say a man who escaped from an Oklahoma prison in 2005 has been arrested in Licking County.

Sheriff Randy Thorp says the investigation began into the identity of a man who Buckeye Lake Police and deputies arrested on Sunday on aggravated robbery and breaking and entering charges.

He says the man, who told authorities his name was Steven Martin of Buckeye Lake, admitted to breaking into the Valero Gas Station on State Route 79 back in April.


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