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Elks names essay contest winners

Elks names essay contest winners

| September 4, 2020

The topic for the 2019-20 Americanism Essay Contest was “What does freedom of speech mean to me.” There were six winners locally advancing to the district competition. The local competition was sponsored by Coshocton Elks Lodge #376. The Div. I winners (grade 5-6) were Lucy Baylor, Aiden Evans and Graysen Searls from Coshocton Elementary’s sixth […]

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Elks Hoop Shoot held at CHS

Elks Hoop Shoot held at CHS

| November 25, 2019

COSHOCTON – For more than 40 years, the Elks Hoop Shoot has been an annual event in Coshocton. This year’s competition was held on Sunday, Nov. 24 at Coshocton High School. Paul Bowman said he competed in the event when he was a kid and hopes that more kids will try the competition. “There used […]

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Elks Lodge donates $10,800 to Echoing Hills

Elks Lodge donates $10,800 to Echoing Hills

| May 8, 2019

COSHOCTON – A little bit of change can add up and go a long way. Every year the Coshocton Elks Lodge 376 sends coin banks out to members when it’s time to pay their dues. Five hundred to 600 of these are sent out and the goal is for each member to collect $3.65 worth […]

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Elks celebrates community youth

Elks celebrates community youth

| May 4, 2018

COSHOCTON – The local Elks lodge knows how important the youth of the community are and on Thursday, May 3, they celebrated several accomplishments of local students with a banquet and awards ceremony. Mike Wilson said, “We will be honoring youth of Coshocton County who participated in soccer and hoop shoot outs and the Elks […]

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Conkle moving on to National Elks Hoop Shoot

Conkle moving on to National Elks Hoop Shoot

| March 23, 2017

COSHOCTON – Colton Conkle’s competitive drive is taking him all the way to Chicago, Ill. for the National Elks Hoop Shoot. The 9-year-old Coshocton Elementary School fourth grader won the local competition in December 2016. From there he moved on to districts in Dover, state in Columbus and then regionals in Indiana. “I made it […]

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Quilts made to honor veterans

Quilts made to honor veterans

| February 8, 2017

COSHOCTON – On cold days this winter World War II Veteran Dick Scherer is able to warm up with a patriotic lap quilt he was surprised with during the holidays. Scherer’s quilt is just one of many that the Coshocton Canal Quilters make each year and are delivered with help from members of Coshocton Elks […]

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Hoop shoot lets youth practice basketball skills

Hoop shoot lets youth practice basketball skills

| December 12, 2016

COSHOCTON – Basketball is a sport Aaliyah Better loves to play and the Elks Hoop Shoot gives her the opportunity to show off her skills. The 2016 Elks Hoop Shoot was held Dec. 11, in the Coshocton High School gym. Any boy or girl age 8-13 was eligible to compete in the free throw shooting event. […]

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Elks giving out free smoke detectors

Elks giving out free smoke detectors

| October 24, 2016

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Elks are giving out free smoke detectors to area residents thanks to a grant from the Elks National Foundation. Every resident in Coshocton County should have smoke detectors in their homes. These units can save lives and every house should have at least one in the kitchen, one in each bedroom […]

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