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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Black Diamond Canal Boat – Local Lore is proven true!

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, History|

The legend of the Black Diamond Canal Boat has been around Buckeye Lake since it sank in 1850.  It was local lore that many a “Snakehunter” would tell on the perfect summer evening watching the sun sink over the still waters of Buckeye Lake. The 50 -foot cargo canal boat was loaded with coal and [...]

Meet Sculptor & Artist Ora Ray King

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 January 6th, 2017|People|

The work of Ora Ray King displayed in the Buckeye Lake 4th of July Boat Parade. Ora Ray King has lived in Buckeye Lake for the last thirty-five years.  His Art Studio is a wonderful place to appreciate and enjoy his masterful command of his medium. The Studio is easily identified from Route [...]

Doug Stewart Avid Fisherman of Buckeye Lake

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 January 6th, 2017|People|

Doug Stewart on the Lake with one of his catches. Doug Stewart, the most knowledgeable fisherman around this whole Buckeye Lake area, catches fish every time he goes out on the Lake.  He lives with his wife Cindy on North Bank and is looking forward to the completion of Phase II of the Dam [...]

Dredging On Buckeye Lake

By | 2017-01-13T18:41:19+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Updates|

In an effort to keep you informed about what is taking place in your Buckeye Lake community, we'd like to provide you with an update on the Buckeye Lake Dam Improvements project. As you may have already heard, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed a record [...]

Buckeye Lake: Updates and Phase Two Design

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Updates|

Ohio legislators have appropriated sufficient taxpayer funds, approximately $106 million, for the design and construction a safe Buckeye Lake Dam so there is no fear that the Dam will not be completed.  As late as Monday,  the State Controlling Board approved another $1.3 million ensure continued work on the project. Unfortunately, community proposals for non-Dam-related [...]