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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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Walk being organized to help homeless veterans

Walk being organized to help homeless veterans

| October 27, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – Three military veterans are doing their part this year to start an annual event to help homeless veterans. Brian Hawkins, Chad Elliott and Phil Valdez are working together to organize the first Ruck for Homeless Veterans. The event is set for Friday, Nov. 10 at Ridgewood High School. Check in will be […]

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Dilly selected for 2017 class of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Dilly selected for 2017 class of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Dave Dilly is honored to have his name mentioned among others associated with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. On Nov. 9 the Fresno resident and Vietnam Veteran will be one of 20 Ohio veterans inducted into the Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame honors those who […]

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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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Tidrick encourages people to ask veterans to share their stories

Tidrick encourages people to ask veterans to share their stories

| November 11, 2016

COSHOCTON – Herb Tidrick was honored to speak at the Veterans Day ceremony on the court square, but he was quick to remind those in attendance that he wasn’t there to celebrate his retirement. He was there to honor all veterans. “Each and every veteran is special and each one has a story of their […]

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Isleta UMC honors veterans

Isleta UMC honors veterans

| November 7, 2016

OXFORD TOWNSHIP – Veterans of all eras were honored during a special ceremony held Nov. 6 at Isleta United Methodist Church. “If it wasn’t for you brave men and women we would not be able to come to this place of God to pray or gather as we have here today,” said Jeff Hardesty, who […]

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