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Buckeye Lake Truck Stop closing Sunday

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s the end of an era.

The Buckeye Lake Truck Stop, a local institution for more than 35 years, is closing its doors Sunday at 7 p.m. Manager Charlie Moore said the garage will remain open, but otherwise, it’s closing.

“You just can’t make money at this any more, that’s all,” said Moore. He said many factors contributed to the closure, not the least of which are soaring fuel prices and a recent smoking ban. Everything hit him at once.

Attendant Susan Miller, a 14- year Buckeye Lake Truck Stop employee, said the closure is particularly unfair to Moore, who always went out of his way to help anyone who needed it and regularly contributed to local organizations like the Firebelles, the Tri-County Dive Team, the Buckeye Lake police and firedepartments, and local sports teams. More from The Buckeye Lake Beacon

Another casualty of high fuel prices – this time a truck stop we have all stopped at a time or two while driving through Ohio…..


June 19, 2008 - Posted by | economy, trucking | , ,

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