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Lenton Lunches begin on Feb. 26 at the Presbyterian Church

Lenton Lunches begin on Feb. 26 at the Presbyterian Church

| February 19, 2020

This year marks the 51st anniversary of the first Lenton Lunches held in Coshocton. Last year was the first year the lunches had a theme and “Matters of the Heart” is the theme this year. “These lunches are a hit in the community. Around 100 people come each week to hear the message and have […]

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Farmers’ market directory to aid SNAP recipients

Farmers’ market directory to aid SNAP recipients

| February 18, 2020

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is developing and distributing the new 2020 Ohio Farmers’ Market Electronic Benefit Transfer Directory. The new directory provides a county-by-county list of farmers’ markets in the state that will take the Ohio Direction card. This is so families receiving SNAP benefits can purchase food locally from farmers […]

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Shaw lands dream job at Missouri Southern State University

Shaw lands dream job at Missouri Southern State University

| February 14, 2020

Coshocton High School graduate Zack Shaw has been named head strength and conditioning coach for the Missouri Southern State University football team. Before graduating from CHS in 2011, Shaw had 450 tackles, making him the school’s all-time leader. He also earned first-team All-Ohio Division IV honors, East District Player of the Year, and league player […]

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Ward qualifies for BassMasters tournament

Ward qualifies for BassMasters tournament

| February 10, 2020

Tanner Ward, a graduate of Kent State with a degree in applied engineering, recently qualified to fish in the BassMasters College Series Nationals Tournament. His mother, Tonja Ward, said this is the fourth time he has qualified to fish the national tournament. “He placed third out of 250 boats,” Tonja said. “This year he was […]

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Volunteers help make Chocolate Extravaganza happen

Volunteers help make Chocolate Extravaganza happen

| February 9, 2020

Everyone loves chocolate and the annual Pomerene Center for the Art’s Chocolate Extravaganza wouldn’t be a success without a group of volunteers who work tirelessly each year to bring this event together. From local bakers to professional pastry chefs who provide a huge variety of cakes, tortes, cheesecakes, pies, cookies, candy and other chocolate treats for the event; it all comes […]

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Chili Crossroads Bible Church opening preschool

Chili Crossroads Bible Church opening preschool

| January 31, 2020

“My father in law always says everything can always be made better,” said Pastor Neal Dearyan, from Chili Crossroads Bible Church. “We want to be a big part of the community and are always looking for ways to be a help to the area.” To this end, the church has decided to open a preschool […]

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Elementary schools receive High Progress School of Honor Award

Elementary schools receive High Progress School of Honor Award

| January 31, 2020

Coshocton Elementary School and Ridgewood Elementary were awarded the High Progress School of Honor Award by the State of Ohio based on their building’s 2018-19 Ohio School Report Card measures on student English language arts and math performance. “Across the state, there is increased student exposure to poverty and social stressors,” said State Superintendent of […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

| January 28, 2020

As promised my column is returning just in time for a true big game prediction. Did you know that the words S____ B___ are copyrighted by the NFL? I think I read this somewhere but hey, let’s err on the side of caution, shall we? I am still predicting Kansas City behind superstar quarterback Patrick […]

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