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Volunteers and shoppers enjoy Christmas Castle project

Volunteers and shoppers enjoy Christmas Castle project

| December 12, 2017

COSHOCTON – Ruth Stockum is very appreciative of The Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle project. “It helps out a lot, especially with teenagers,” she said. Her 14-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter were two of almost 400 children who participated in The Salvation Army’s shopping days Dec. 11-12 at Wal-Mart. Volunteers took children ages 6-18 signed up […]

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Career Center instructor transforms house into North Pole

Career Center instructor transforms house into North Pole

| December 8, 2017

NEWCOMERSTOWN – This time of the year, some people usually decorate the outside of their homes for the upcoming holiday season with a few Christmas lights and maybe an inflatable Santa or snowman. But Richard Webb, metal fabricator instructor at the Coshocton County Career Center, takes decorating for Christmas to a whole new level. Since […]

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Cardboard can still be recycled locally

| December 6, 2017

COSHOCTON – When WestRock closed Waste Parchment stepped in to help Coshocton County residents with recycling cardboard, but just before Thanksgiving the company decided to no longer offer that service in the county. There are still, however, multiple options for recycling cardboard in the area. “All of our recycling drop off locations will take paper, […]

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Buck harvested during deer season

Buck harvested during deer season

| December 5, 2017

Local resident and retired Marine Corps Sergeant Major Ferraro harvested this magnificent Coshocton County whitetail buck during the Ohio 2017 firearms season. Contributed | Beacon

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Pictures with Santa offered one more day

Pictures with Santa offered one more day

| December 4, 2017

COSHOCTON – Due to many request, the Coshocton County Humane Society has been working on another “Pictures with Santa” on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 1 – 6 p.m. This time, bring the children and your pets. Severt Photography is generously donating her time and talent again! Our Tractor Supply family is also gladly accepting us […]

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Auction benefits Higher Hopes

Auction benefits Higher Hopes

| December 4, 2017

WARSAW – Peggy Roahrig was overwhelmed by the amount of people who came out to support the 17th annual Higher Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center Auction. “This is a very huge turnout,” she said. “We opened at 4 p.m. and at first I didn’t think there were a lot of people here but then I looked […]

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94-year-old retires from Maternal and Child Health Center

94-year-old retires from Maternal and Child Health Center

| December 1, 2017

COSHOCTON – Erma Downer recently celebrated her third retirement. The 94-year-old worked in ladies apparel shops for years, but this time around she was retiring from the Maternal and Child Health Center. She officially started there in 2008. Prior to that she worked there with the Experience Works program and when her time at the […]

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Memorial service held for Deputy Dingo

Memorial service held for Deputy Dingo

| November 30, 2017

COSHOCTON – The community said good-bye to retired K-9 deputy Dingo during a memorial service held at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 30. Deputy Dingo started at the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office in January of 2008 after completing a 15-week training at Canton Police Department with his handler, Deputy Dave Stone, and was state […]

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