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Holiday gift cards available to veterans and surviving spouses

Holiday gift cards available to veterans and surviving spouses

| October 7, 2020

This year the Veterans Service Commission has decided to make some changes to its annual holiday voucher program. They have opened the program up to all honorably discharged veterans whether they served on active duty, or reserve/national guard. They have also taken the income restrictions off of the program, so this yer the first 200 […]

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Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeking applications

Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeking applications

| April 6, 2020

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is accepting nominations to recognize those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and continue to contribute to our communities, state, and nation through exceptional acts of volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service, or philanthropy. Each year, the hall of fame inducts up to 20 former service members based […]

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Salvation Army to honor veterans

Salvation Army to honor veterans

| October 22, 2019

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Salvation Army Military Appreciation Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 7, in the gym. All Coshocton County Veterans and their spouses are invited. A free breakfast of SOS, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee will be served. At 11 a.m. Retired Master Sergeant Maurice Sheffield will […]

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Fair passes available for veterans

Fair passes available for veterans

| September 10, 2019

COSHOCTON – Free fair passes for military veterans for the Coshocton County Fair are being made possible again through the Blue Star Mother’s Chapter OH59 and the Coshocton County Veterans Council. Passes are good for one free admission to the fair Oct- 1-3. The fair runs from Sept. 27 – Oct 3. Passes can be […]

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River View holds veteran’s recognition

River View holds veteran’s recognition

| January 21, 2019

WARSAW – Friday, Jan. 18 was a special night at River View High School.  Between the junior varsity and varsity boys’ basketball games against New Philadelphia, the school recognized veterans from the area. Rod Lindsey, athletic director at River View, said the event is just something that has happened over time. “We want to take […]

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Gibson special guest at Salvation Army veterans’ event

Gibson special guest at Salvation Army veterans’ event

| November 9, 2018

COSHOCTON – Irwin “Gibby” Gibson doesn’t just carry battle scares with him. He still has bullets in him that tore through his body during World War II. “If I pick up my left hand you can see the bullet sticking out and that’s just from one hit,” he said. “I also took machine gun fire […]

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Gibbs office hosting Veterans History Project session in Coshocton

Gibbs office hosting Veterans History Project session in Coshocton

| January 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs will be at the Coshocton County Courthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a recording session of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP). The VHP collects and preserves the personal stories of American war veterans. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome veterans […]

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Schools unite to walk for homeless veterans

Schools unite to walk for homeless veterans

| November 10, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School principal Todd Stoffer was excited to not only welcome veterans, but also students from Newcomerstown High School to his school’s gym on Friday morning, Nov. 10. “We may be neighboring schools and rivals and joke about who the real orange and black is, but the nice thing is that […]

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