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Coshocton County Humane Society needs foster homes

Coshocton County Humane Society needs foster homes

| March 28, 2018

COSHOCTON – A little over a year ago, Rachael Selders and a group of volunteers started the Coshocton County Humane Society. Their organization is separate from the animal shelter. “We don’t have a building, yet, but are raising funds for one. Right now, we need foster homes for the owner-surrender dogs we have,” Selders said. […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 28, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 28, 2018

| March 27, 2018

The Ashland Lady Eagles deserve to be congratulated on a tremendous season that ended with a loss in the NCAA Division II National Championship game against Central Missouri. During their two season run the Lady Eagles recorded a 73 game win streak and the nation’s highest points per game average. The Lady Eagles just couldn’t […]

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Community dinners welcome everyone

| March 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – Five area churches have taken on the task of providing a hot meal for the community every Thursday evening. Providing a meal for close to 100 people isn’t easy. Between 20 and 30 volunteers help the week their church holds the meal. The volunteers may not be able to attend that evening, so […]

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Awana activities available throughout Coshocton County

| March 20, 2018

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Many people don’t know that Awana is a worldwide ministry that is committed to reaching children to help them know, serve and love God. The program’s mission is to reach kids, equip leaders and change the world.  This wonderful program is offered at many churches in Coshocton County. Often, Awana meetings are […]

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“Twist and Shout” is 2018 Coshocton in Bloom theme

“Twist and Shout” is 2018 Coshocton in Bloom theme

| March 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – Members of the Coshocton in Bloom board, city officials and residents met at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on Saturday, March 17 for a symposium on this year’s theme and plans. “Last year was a really big deal for us,” said Dorothy Skowrunski, CIB board member. “We won the national award for outstanding floral displays. […]

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Kiwanis track and field event is a day of excitement

Kiwanis track and field event is a day of excitement

| March 14, 2018

COSHOCTON – On Tuesday, March 13, adults with special needs from all over the county competed in the 24th annual Kiwanis Track and Field Day at Kids America. Even before the first event, the athletes were excited about how many ribbons they might win and were already cheering on their friends. Athletes competed in races, […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 7, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 7, 2018

| March 6, 2018

There was quite a difference in the state of the union addresses from the U.S. and Russia to say the least. Russia talks about submarines (or some kind of far-fetched underwater submersible launching platform) that can launch top secret weapons (made by ACME no doubt!) while the U.S. talks about the triumph of the human […]

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Local wrestlers headed to state

Local wrestlers headed to state

| March 5, 2018

COSHOCTON – Local high school wrestlers made a nice showing at the district tournament with seven headed to the OHSAA state wrestling tournament in Columbus this weekend. Headed to Columbus from Newcomerstown are: Gavin Weaver, first, Logan Hursey, third and Coltin Meek, third. From Coshocton – Lucian Brink, first, Blake Barrick, second, and Austin Guthrie, […]

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