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Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

| November 13, 2017

Thank you to all of our Veterans. A nice crowd attended the annual service held at the court square on Friday, Nov. 10 and there was also a nice gathering to celebrate Veteran’s at our local Wal-Mart on Saturday, Nov. 11. Thank you. Our community stands together more than at any other time of the […]

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Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

| November 7, 2017

Did you vote? According to statistics less than 50% of registered voters use the right that came with a very high price tag to cast a ballot in what is often called “an off year” election. I guess it’s kind of like a baseball player that just doesn’t live up to the expectations of management […]

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Mark’s Musings – November 1, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 1, 2017

| October 31, 2017

That was quite a game. The Buckeyes recorded a big win against the Nittany Lions in exciting fashion while the Houston Astros did the same against the Dodgers in a home run hitting slugfest in game 5 on Sunday night, Oct. 29. Of course, to ensure that I did not turn into a pumpkin, I […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 25, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 25, 2017

| October 24, 2017

Ohio State is in the news but not for football. At least this week. As you know the Buckeyes had a bye week. The Bobcats did not and quite aptly tarnished the Golden Flashes of Kent State. Ohio State decided not to allow White Nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the campus and the event […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

| October 17, 2017

It’s a great time of the year here in Coshocton County! Depending on which survey you look at, fall ranks high in the popularity of seasons. Gallup shows that spring is the favorite time of the year for most Americans – at 36%, with fall held in favor by 27% and summer at 25%. Winter, […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

| October 10, 2017

It’s a wrap. The 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is in the books and all that is left are the memories of another great county fair and a few scraps of paper blowing across the fairgrounds. That might not even be happening due to the diligence of the folks that perform these tasks. I am […]

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Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

| October 3, 2017

It’s been a fantastic fair with only a day or so to go – depending on when you read your copy of The Beacon – until the 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is a wrap. The final evening of the fair is always a good one with the junior fair livestock auction. Our youngsters have […]

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Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

| September 26, 2017

It’s Fair Time! That wonderful, fabulous time of the year in Coshocton County. Most youngsters that take a livestock or special project or any combination of those have memories of the fair. Regardless of how many years ago that you entered the show arena (for some reason I want to write the word “ring” but […]

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