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Prize winning squash turned into Halloween art

Prize winning squash turned into Halloween art

| October 16, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – Jake Stiteler and his 4-year-old son Jake created some of their own fall fun by turning their 628 pound squash into a jack-o-lantern. Prior to being made into a work of art, the giant squash was on display at the Coshocton County Fair. The younger Stiteler won first place with the squash […]

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Reception held for bookmobile

Reception held for bookmobile

| October 13, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Public Library held a reception on Oct. 12 to welcome its new bookmobile and thank those who helped fund its purchase. Cake was served inside the library and the bookmobile was out for people to tour. “We wanted to take the opportunity to thank the people who made this possible,” said […]

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Ohio’s fall wild turkey hunting season begins soon

Ohio’s fall wild turkey hunting season begins soon

| October 12, 2017

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a six-week season from Saturday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Gobblers and hens are legal game during the fall wild turkey season. A complete report of the 2016 fall wild turkey season is available at wildohio.gov. Sixty-seven Ohio counties are open for fall […]

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Ohio communities smash goal to take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”

Ohio communities smash goal to take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”

| October 11, 2017

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s communities stepped up in a big way to help the state’s older adult falls prevention initiative raise awareness of older adult falls and promote strategies to prevent them. For the third consecutive year, the STEADY U Ohio initiative called on community organizations, businesses and groups to help take “10 Million Steps to […]

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Camp Echoing Hills invites public to fall festival

| October 11, 2017

WARSAW – Echoing Hills is continuing its 50th anniversary celebration by inviting the public to the Camp Echoing Hills Fall Festival from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. “We really want to get people out here and see what we have to offer,” said Lauren Unger, camp administrator. “I don’t think people realize […]

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Coshocton Public Library Levy

Coshocton Public Library Levy

| October 10, 2017

When was the levy first passed? Why and how is it being changed? This is a new levy.  The Coshocton County District Library (commonly known as the Coshocton Public Library) has never requested an operating levy in its 113-year history. The library currently receives 97 percent of its funding from the state of Ohio through […]

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Hopewell Levy

Hopewell Levy

| October 10, 2017

When was the levy first passed? Why and how is it being changed? The levy is a continuing levy that was last replaced in 2000 (which means the collections from it are based on property values from that year). We are asking for it to be replaced with the current year property values and to add […]

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Sale of Champions showcases youth achievements

Sale of Champions showcases youth achievements

| October 9, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Junior Fair Auction is always an exciting night for 4-H members to showcase their grand and reserve grand champion livestock. Hunter Arena was packed Thursday, Oct. 5 as animals were sold to the highest bidder and 4-H members said goodbye (some tearfully) to their animals. The grand champion dairy feeder was the […]

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