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Canal royalty crowned during Apple Butter Stirrin’

Canal royalty crowned during Apple Butter Stirrin’

| October 21, 2019

COSHOCTON – On Saturday, Oct. 19, the 49th Apple Butter Stirrin’ in Roscoe Village held a special contest on the main stage. Six young ladies competed for the title of Coshocton Canal Queen and Princess. Much of the contest was held prior to being on stage. Each contestant, three for princess and three for queen, […]

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Annual River View Marching Band Contest held

Annual River View Marching Band Contest held

| October 21, 2019

WARSAW – It took 30 buses and 20 trucks to bring all of the students and equipment to River View High School on Saturday, Oct. 19 for the 38th annual marching band contest. More than 850 students performed on the football field at Don Rushing Stadium in front of a large crowd. Ten schools, including […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 16, 2019

Mark’s Musings – October 16, 2019

| October 16, 2019

The weather is finally changing more to my liking – although I did find myself not wondering anymore why folks make the trip south for the winter as my feet are colder than they should be. And I am not talking about the winter temperatures that we are sure to encounter in a couple of […]

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15th annual meet the candidates’ night held at CCCC

15th annual meet the candidates’ night held at CCCC

| October 11, 2019

COSHOCTON – Breanne Smith, co-chair for the 15th annual meet the candidates’ night, remembers coming to the first one held. “I was 19 and my dad was running for school board. I spoke for him that night – I never dreamed that 15 years later, I would be working behind the scenes at the same […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 9, 2019

Mark’s Musings – October 9, 2019

| October 8, 2019

As with each year the Coshocton County Fair concluded as the last of the livestock was being hauled home or to other places. You might be able to track down a solitary French fry floating around the grounds but I would advise against consuming it. Hopefully you got your fill at the fair. It takes […]

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Lamb lead show honors Nancy Porteus

Lamb lead show honors Nancy Porteus

| October 2, 2019

COSHOCTON – For more than 30 years, the lamb lead show was a favorite of Nancy Porteus. She was a gifted seamstress and loved to create outfits from wool for the show. Sadly, Porteus passed away recently. The show on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Coshocton County Fair was a tribute to her memory. “The […]

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Youth enjoy competing in dairy show

Youth enjoy competing in dairy show

| October 1, 2019

COSHOCTON – The dairy show began early Monday, Sept. 30 at the Coshocton County Fair. Competitors rushed around to be sure their animal was clean and ready to impress the judge. This was Taryn Tumblin’s fourth year in the dairy show. “I have to wash, shave and brush my cow before the show and then […]

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Rabbit show draws large crowd at fair

Rabbit show draws large crowd at fair

| October 1, 2019

COSHOCTON – The junior fair arena was crowded with friends and family as 4-H youth showed their rabbits. Each competitor had to show the judge how to properly take care of their rabbits, including flipping the rabbit onto its back and checking the feet and claws. Ears and eyes have to be examined, also. After […]

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