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River View honors military during basketball games

River View honors military during basketball games

| January 24, 2017

WARSAW – The boys basketball games held at River View High School on Jan. 20 honored a large group of very special people. Any person who is or was in the military received free admission to the games and free concessions that night.  During the break between the JV and varsity games, all veterans and […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 25, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 25, 2017

| January 24, 2017

            Is there too much complaining? Has anyone noticed an uptick in negativity? And it’s about lots of nothing sometimes. I am reminded of the second Ghostbusters movie – (I think it was the second) where the pink goo of negativity was running under the streets of New York City. […]

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Junior Achievement volunteers visit Ridgewood Elementary

Junior Achievement volunteers visit Ridgewood Elementary

| January 20, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood Elementary participated in Junior Achievement Day on Jan. 20. According to Leslie Dulgar, school counselor, Junior Achievement (JA) is a nationwide, nonprofit youth organization. It is free K-12 programming and focuses around entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and workplace readiness. JA provides economic education beginning in the earliest years of learning and helps students […]

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Preventative measures can help mothers protect babies from birth defects

Preventative measures can help mothers protect babies from birth defects

| January 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Did you know that every four and a half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States? January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and the Coshocton County Maternal and Child Health Clinic joined the national effort to raise awareness about the issue and educate the public on […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

| January 17, 2017

            There were several good games this past weekend in the NFL. The Steelers versus the Chiefs, and of course, the Packers against the Cowboys. That was a great one. Can anyone knock off the Patriots? I give the edge right now to the Packers against the Falcons and the […]

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West Lafayette Library showcases local artists

West Lafayette Library showcases local artists

| January 17, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – If you are looking for a way to beat the winter blahs, plan a visit to the West Lafayette Library. Not only can you take advantage of a full service library, you will be able enjoy the creative talents of local residents. Each month, a different person’s art is showcased throughout the […]

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RVHS boys and girls take third at ECOL Swim Meet

RVHS boys and girls take third at ECOL Swim Meet

| January 16, 2017

COSHOCTON – Swimmers from area schools all felt the pressure of swimming in the ECOL Swim Meet on Friday night, Jan. 13. They all knew it would take their best times to compete for a place on the podium. And for a lot of those athletes, they did not disappoint. Though some swimmers were battling […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

| January 13, 2017

            How did I miss it? The Columbus Blue Jackets win streak of course. It ended last Thursday evening against the Washington Capitals in a 5-0 loss – but winning 16 games straight in the NHL is something to be proud of. Right now the Blue Jackets have more wins […]

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