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A lot can happen in a couple of weeks

A lot can happen in a couple of weeks

| July 1, 2021

A lot can happen in a couple of weeks. Last week’s column fell victim to the woes of technology – more precisely, technology not working. Something buggered up my Microsoft Word – (it wasn’t me, I’m sure of it!) and despite several efforts to work around the issue, things just did not fall into place […]

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Where are all of those ‘June’ bugs?

Where are all of those ‘June’ bugs?

| June 17, 2021

Where are they? What, you ask? The Cicadas of course. The “Brood X” cicada, billions of them actually, are in Franklin County and counties in western Ohio and other states. We do have cicadas of course but they are still in the ground – and are not quite ready to erupt. Brood V, as they […]

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It’s time to soar to new heights

It’s time to soar to new heights

| June 10, 2021

The Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival takes off this weekend at the fairgrounds, returning after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering all the fun and thrills that you would expect. This event is a terrific family focused opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy early June in Coshocton County. Take advantage of it […]

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Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember

| May 27, 2021

While there is some dispute, credit is widely given to Union General John A. Logan for founding the holiday that we now recognize as Memorial Day. Meant to honor the fallen soldiers of the Civil War, General Logan set May 30, 1868, as the day to decorate the graves of the Civil War soldiers who […]

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A time to wind down and a time to wind it up

A time to wind down and a time to wind it up

| May 20, 2021

The long school year of 2020-2021 is coming to a close. Can we please take a moment to thank all of our teachers, administrators, coaches, maintenance crews, bus drivers, janitors, cooks, and all of those that worked and endured through the frustration of the COVID-19 pandemic. These folks go to work each day to ensure […]

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Rain, rain, go away, everyone wants to get out and plant!

Rain, rain, go away, everyone wants to get out and plant!

| May 13, 2021

That was a sufficient amount of rain to last us for a week or two, I believe. We need the fields to dry out to ensure that the crops (and gardens) get planted. The cooler temperatures are surely not “May like” with this morning (Monday) at a balmy 39 degrees in our part of the […]

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Hoping and believing that we learned from COVID-19 experience

Hoping and believing that we learned from COVID-19 experience

| May 6, 2021

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May showers bring? Weeds, grass to mow, a healthy start on a garden and the beauty of spring in Coshocton County. April seemed a bit lacking in rain, although I did not verify the numbers – if memory serves, the past few Mays have seemed to be […]

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Time to wind it up and give it a throw

Time to wind it up and give it a throw

| April 29, 2021

It’s time to toss the month of April to the ever-increasing pile of already completed months in the year 2021. We’re already one third of the way into the year as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. We are making progress as the economy rolls along and more people get vaccinated. Try buying a […]

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