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Mercer reflects on 12 years as mayor

Mercer reflects on 12 years as mayor

| December 10, 2019

COSHOCTON – Coshocton City’s longest serving mayor believes he was put in the position for a purpose. “There are things that we initiated that someone else is going to have to run with, but I’m satisfied that God has used me for what he wanted me for while I was here,” said Mayor Steve Mercer. […]

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Auditor’s office warns dog owners of online licensing scam

Auditor’s office warns dog owners of online licensing scam

| December 9, 2019

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Auditor Chris Sycks urges dog owners to be cautious when purchasing dog licenses online. The site ohdog-license.com, which directs customers to www.ohiodoglicense.com, is fraudulently selling fake dog licenses to unsuspecting dog owners.  This website also comes up in Google searches for online dog licensing. Any payment authorized to this site will […]

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Decomposed body found in Perry Township

Decomposed body found in Perry Township

| November 18, 2019

COSHOCTON COUNTY – On Nov. 16, at 11:53 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 transfer from Licking County from a male stating that he found a decomposed body on his property, located on Perry Township Road 380. After deputies arrived on scene, detectives and the Coshocton County Coroner were called to assist with the […]

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New 100 foot aerial truck in works for Coshocton Fire Department

| November 14, 2019

COSHOCTON – Safety Service Director Max Crown shared that city crews are out picking up leaves as quickly as they can. “Hopefully they will all be down by the end of the month and we will be done by Christmas,” he said. “They are kind of late (falling) this year.” Crown also shared that council […]

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State agencies urge older Ohioans to avoid spread of flu virus

| November 7, 2019

COLUMBUS – With flu season underway, the Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health urge Ohioans to take steps to avoid getting and spreading the flu. Older adults are at increased risk of complications from the flu. Infections are highly contagious and spread by coughing and contact. By protecting yourself, you are […]

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Holiday food vouchers available to veterans of Coshocton County

Holiday food vouchers available to veterans of Coshocton County

| November 7, 2019

COSHOCTON – Veterans wishing to obtain food vouchers for the upcoming Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday are encouraged to apply at the Veterans Service Office. Vouchers will be available to veterans whose annual income does not exceed 200 percent of the 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines. Veterans who wish to receive a voucher must provide proof of […]

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Mills wins Coshocton City mayor race by 639 votes

Mills wins Coshocton City mayor race by 639 votes

| November 5, 2019

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Board of Elections was standing room only Tuesday night, Nov. 5 as county election results were broadcast as updates filtered in. What was arguably one of the most anticipated races to watch this election season was between current mayor, Steve Mercer (R), and his opponent, Mark Mills (D). The first […]

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Older Ohioans encouraged to have and practice a fire escape plan

Older Ohioans encouraged to have and practice a fire escape plan

| November 4, 2019

COLUMBUS – Older adults can be at higher risk for death from a home fire due to physical changes and homes that were not designed for their changing needs, among other factors. The Ohio Department of Aging and the state fire marshal’s office encourage older Ohioans to create and practice a plan for surviving a […]

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