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Positively Coshocton County


VOL 4, NO. 36



“Shining a Positive Light on Coshocton County”

RENT PARTY Half Moon played for a packed crowd Jan. 6, during the Pomerene Center for the Arts first rent party of 2012. The next rent party

will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3. It will feature music by Sarah Goslee Reed, a folk artist from Mount Vernon. Be sure to pick up our Wednesday, Jan. 18, issue to learn about more places to visit this winter in Coshocton County and don’t forget to add your group’s activities to our calendar of events at BEACON PHOTO BY JOSIE McCORMICK




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He was loved among many and helped shape the ways of society through peaceful marches and demonstrations. On Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m., the community is invited to the St. Andrew A.M.E. Church to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The St. Andrew A.M.E. Church, with the help of the Coshocton Ministerial Association, has had a service dedicated to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. for over 20 years. “We feel like people like him should always be remembered,” said Vonnie Ross of the St. Andrew A.M.E. Church. The service opens with a song, “We Shall Overcome”. The speaker for this year’s service will be the church’s pastor, Rev. Edward Henson. Other participants in the service include Deacon Doug Mould, Rev. Robert Millspaugh, Rev. Cliff Biggers, and Rev. Bryan Kittner. Maxine Scott will serve as pianist and Mrs. Linda Yoder will provide special music. Light refreshments will follow the service provided by the Coshocton BPW. The church is located at 1320 South 6th Street. BETH@COSHOCTONCOUNTYBEACON.COM

Thank You The family of Helen N. Asire who passed away Dec. 17, 2011 wishes to thank CCMH, Autumn Health Care, Pastor Diaz, Easterday, Kasier, Stoddard, Coshocton Christian Tabernacle for the wonderful meal. Mr. & Mrs. Free, family & friends who sent flowers, food & cards. For all the love, support & prayers. All was greatly appreciated.

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where it was reported How about them that Muslim extremists Broncos and Tim burst into a Christian Tebow? Just for the church with guns record, that was the blazing, killing several only NFL game I have worshipers. This needs watched in its entirety to be watched. Get on this season – and of Google and do some course, I only missed research for yourself one play – yep, you from time to time so guessed it, the last you know what is really play. Nice, huh? But happening in the world. the game turned out the MARK FORTUNE Yes, we know that way I wanted it to. Sorry Steelers fans. Like the Browns, there this is heavy stuff, but I guess we can stick our head in the sand and try to is always next year. As we move headlong into 2012, ignore everything beyond the borders please keep your eyes and ears open of Coshocton County, the state of as to what is happening in the world Ohio, or the U.S. In this global beyond your Face book and Twitter world, that could be dangerous. Stay page. There is actually a whole informed. Speaking of Coshocton County, big wide world with accurate facts and knowledge beyond Wikipedia. the Utica Shale effort is gaining The mainstream media is failing to ground, so to speak. Several groups report critical moves being made have been formed and meetings are in our nation that will have a long- being held to help keep landowner’s term impact on churches and our informed. With electric rates and fuel social sectors. The Beacon will make prices on the rise, the timing couldn’t every effort, albeit with our limited be better to begin extracting these resources, to keep you informed of at valuable resources that exist below least some of these decisions. Those our community. The economic impact that don’t want us to know what is can be huge and as long as we keep really going on behind closed doors a vigilant eye on the environment are happy as clams as the majority this can truly be a win-win for our of us are too busy fixing dinner, community. The ODNR website has going to sporting events, or watching a wealth of information regarding the television on our tablets to be in the oil and gas effort in our state. You know on these happenings. Be wary, can visit it at: America. Be wary. Another area we need to be watching is Africa. The continent continues to have challenges that are so far beyond our level of reasoning that I think even reading about it would pale in comparison to the reality faced there on a daily basis. Of particular interest is Nigeria,

Money problems in America LETTER TO THE EDITOR Virgin forests, now parking lots and malls. All now contributing to the bad air that the climatologist attribute to global warming. Virgin money, gold and silver debauched by corrupt and greedy paper currencies around the world under the guise and guile to beguile

BY HARRY JAMES MEDLEY JR the fools to pray to the money grabbers. We definitely need to adhere and become knowledgeable of those that have preceded us to rectify and indemnify our problem. Harry James Medley Jr. Coshocton

Len Thomas to be in concert


The Presbyterian Church, The All-Ohio Youth Choir’s Cardinal Chorale, and the Coshocton Community Choir will present an “Afternoon with Len Thomas” Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of The Presbyterian Church, located on North 4th and Chestnut Streets in Coshocton. Leonard M. Thomas, a native of Cambridge, Ohio has degrees from Muskingum College and Boston University. He is best-known for his longtime association as accompanist and choral director for Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians, the popular orchestra and chorus leader who “taught America how to sing”. Touring with the group, Mr. Thomas’ appearances spanned countless radio and television shows, concert stages and resort clubs. Performance highlights include sharing the stage with luminaries such as Bob Hope and Jimmy Stewart, and soloing at the White House and at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Mr. Thomas served as the music director for the renowned Fred Waring Choral Workshop at Penn State University each summer. For twenty years, Mr. Thomas was keyboard editor for Shawnee Press and recording director of Glory Sound, meeting the demand of choirs across the nation for Waring arrangements and recordings. Since January 2003, Mr. Thomas has been a member of the music staff at Muskingum University, New Concord. The afternoon concert will feature Mr. Thomas in songs and stories from his years with the Pennsylvanians. The Cardinal Chorale, the traveling ensemble of The All-Ohio Youth Choir, will join Mr. Thomas for the concert’s finale as he conducts them in several Waring classics. There is no charge for the concert. The Beacon wants your opinion! Have an opinion or want to comment on something you’ve read in The Beacon? Please email Mark Fortune at: The Coshocton County Beacon is now accepting Letters to the Editor! Be sure to include your first and last name. Emailing your Letter to the Editor in Microsoft Word format is preferred. The Beacon reserves the right to edit, refuse or otherwise reject any letter that is deemed inappropriate or offensive to our readers. No more than 500 words please. Please have your letter turned in by noon on Friday.

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Are you a woman who loves to sing, but karaoke isn’t for you? Are you creative and expressive, but haven’t found the right outlet? If any of this sounds like you, Friendship VII Sweet Adelines is the place for you. Women, age 13 and up, who love to sing, get together on Mondays at College Drive Presbyterian Church in New Concord, where they learn to sing and dance for performances throughout the year, including an annual show held at Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center. The a capella music produced (called barbershop) is quite addictive. This isn’t your grandmother’s barbershop. Jazz, country, spiritual and pop music can all be arranged in this style. On Monday, Jan. 16, Friendship VII is having an open house/guest night to kick off the new year. The fun starts at 7 p.m., no registration necessary. All women are welcome to come see how much fun being a Sweet Adeline is and get a free trial membership. For information, e-mail or call 545-9863, 826-4208 or 450-8023.


Paws Friends to assist with the purchase of a newer van needed for transporting homeless animals. The $6,000 was used to purchase a 2007 Dodge Caravan van with stow-n-go seats. The car will hold as many as 31 caged dogs for long distance transport to rescue groups on the east coast or to shorter distances in Ohio. The van was purchased locally from Double Eagle Auto Sales, along with a three year warranty. In addition to the van purchase, Designs by Michele donated all the lettering and graphics on all four sides of the van, which makes it easy to spot when making a transport. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED TO THE BEACON

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Piper Lee McVey decided she wanted to enter the world a week early and be the first baby born in 2012 at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. “It was a pleasant surprise,” said Travis McVey, Piper’s father. “We didn’t think her being the first baby of the year would actually happen.” Piper, the daughter of Melissa and Travis McVey, was predicted to arrive Jan. 10, but decided to come instead at 5:31 a.m. Jan. 3. “I was having some contractions yesterday and was WELCOME Piper Lee McVey, the daughter of Melissa and Travis McVey, here all night for observation, was the first baby of 2012 at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. She was but only had active labor from born at 5:31 a.m. Jan. 3. BEACON PHOTO BY JOSIE McCORMICK 3:30 to 5:30 a.m.,” Melissa be joined at home by a 6-year-old and 2-year-old said. “It was a pretty easy pregnancy.” sister. Piper weighed in at 8 pounds, 2 ounces and “The oldest one is pretty excited,” Melissa said. was 20 inches long. The couple picked their youngest daughter’s “My first child was 8 pounds, 1 ounce and name after learning that it was the real name of a my second was 7 pounds, 12 ounces,” Melissa main character in a show they watch. said. “Piper was a week early so she probably “She’s not named after her,” Travis said. could have been a 9 pound baby.” “We just thought it was a cute name that you The new addition to the McVey family will don’t see very often.” After Piper’s birth, the couple and their daughter were presented a gift basket from the Don’t Wait for Bad Health... hospital. “It includes an assortment of items that might be helpful to the new parents,” said Mary Ellen Given, marketing coordinator. “There are We Offer 3 Ways to safety things in there such as plugs for outlets, Prevent Problems and books, diapers and lotion. There also is a gift Establish Better Health: card for mom and dad to go out to dinner.” This may not be the last time the hospital’s Chiropractic Care - to remove birthing centre sees Melissa and Travis. nervous system interference that “Maybe we will try again for a boy,” Travis can affect your whole body. said. Whole Food and Herbal No matter what the future holds, the couple Supplements - to provide the knows one thing for sure. They want Piper to necessary nutrition that today’s have a happy and healthy life. foods don’t. JOSIE@COSHOCTONCOUNTYBEACON.COM

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Thank You! As we have ended another year and entered into 2012, I would like to send a very, very, big and heartfelt, “THANK YOU” to each and everyone who has helped in one way or another with the Community Food Pantry and the Community Outreach Dinners this past year. You have sacrificed your time, money, energy, and have shown your love and concern for our community. You worked, cooked, baked, donated, packed grocery bags, pushed grocery carts in the ice, snow, rain and heat to peoples cars, unloaded trucks, served people and anything else you were asked to do. I thank all of the Pastors who allowed offerings and food drives for the pantry to take place in their churches. God Bless each of you! Thank You to all local businesses and schools, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Darr Farms, VFW’s and American Legion, Am Vets, Kraft Foods and Annin Flag Co., Aldi Foods, Bakers Foods, Buehlers Food Market, Bob Evans, Mr. Robert Haines and The International Packaging Company, WalMart of Coshocton, Kellogg Company of Zanesville & Mr. Dave Powers and his wonderful crew in the kitchen at the Hospital, and all the private individuals who give financially month after month. We could have done nothing without any of you. For the Community Outreach Dinner on Thanksgiving Day we delivered 506 meals and fed 120 people in the church including our help. For the Christmas Dinner we delivered 482 meals and including our help we served 130 meals in the building. There was a total of 140 turkeys and 76 hams cooked for the meals. What was left went to Pastor Starkey at Shepherds Christian Assembly to help with the lunches they serve on a weekly basis. My prayers were answered and we did receive all the homemade pies we needed for the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. God Bless the pie bakers. For the Food Pantry we purchased from the Mid-Ohio Food Bank and gave out 168,490 pounds of food at a cost of $26,124.91. We had a lot more come in from food drives and we have also made new contacts and have received a lot of quality food from outside sources to supplement what we get from Mid-Ohio. We also received and gave out around 3,000 pounds of deer meat through the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Program. We received and gave out 46,254 pounds of fresh produce and this was at no cost to us from the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. We received from our local Wal-Mart Store thru the Feeding America Program 79,634 pounds of baked goods, dry goods, meat and produce. This is a wonderful program and has really helped our Community. We were greatly blessed by receiving grant money that was sent to the Mid-Ohio for the purchase of food. Because Coshocton County is one of the counties with the highest unemployment rates in the State of Ohio we were able to purchase a lot of our food from the Food Bank at about one half of the normal cost. I thought this would come to an end by now but it has not and we are thankful for that. We are going into 2012 encouraged and ready to meet the needs of our Community and look forward to working with each of you again this year. We are currently serving over 738 people each month through the Food Pantry at this time. Thank You for caring about our community and stay encouraged in what the Lord has done and is going to do in 2012. As we work together we will come through these challenging times and be better people for it.


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It has now been one year since I was sent to Washington to fix a broken process and get our economy moving again. But one year later, I am still as frustrated as ever with the way Washington manages to get in the way of our economy. As two bills I passed with bipartisan support join 28 other jobs-bills sitting forgotten on the US Senate’s doorstep for months, I can’t help but realize that I should add the US Senate to the list of “Washington Insiders” who don’t like me very much. While Republicans and Democrats may disagree over how to best jump-start the economy and boost employment, my bill, The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011, has enjoyed broad bipartisan support. It is a common-sense initiative that would ensure that business owners are not subject to two separate federal regulations where one would suffice. It frees up capital to be spent on job-creating investments instead of dealing with redundant requirements that provide no additional health or environmental benefits. But despite passing the House with a bipartisan super-majority, my bill isn’t even considered “active” in the Senate. It’s not only my bills, however. The vast majority of our jobs bills aren’t listed as active legislation as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refuses to bring them to the floor for a vote. I have repeatedly called the Senate to act on this legislation because it is unacceptable that business owners, farmers and local governments across the country will soon be tied up in yet another layer of red-tape because of Washington gridlock. As Americans suffer through the Obama economy, it is a disgrace that 28 House-passed jobs bills are collecting dust on Harry Reid’s doorstep awaiting action of the Democratcontrolled Senate. The Senate has the right to either vote on these bills as they are currently written, rework them, or scrap them completely and present their own proposals. What the Senate should not do is dodge the process and obstruct any chance at progress. Furthermore, the Senate has not even passed a budget in over



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January 11th, 1952 We always knew the Coshocton County Fair was the best fair in the state. But now, we had something to prove it. The 1951 Coshocton County Fair had been named the Best County Fair in the State and had been awarded the annual Myers Y. Cooper trophy at a presentation at the Ohio Fair Managers Association. The Coshocton fair competed against four different classes that were in competition and beat out Allen, Crawford and Pike County. About 25 local fair board members attended the three-day session. Dr. Russell Hoy spoke for the Coshocton Fair, noting its 10 grange displays, the large amount of 4-H exhibits, the little theatre productions, and the daily chapel services.


January 13th, 1962 It was a great time to be a basketball fan in Coshocton County as Three Rivers, West Lafayette, and Warsaw had rallied against their opponents to victory on the court. The unbeaten Three Rivers team had crushed Fresno 61-35, making it their 10th win of the season while Warsaw pounded Union with a 96-32 win. These two teams had met on the court once before as Warsaw wiped the floor with them with a 118-72 win. West Lafayette had put on quite a show, coming back from a first-half deficit to rally against Newcomerstown with a final score of 56-46.


January 15th, 1972 Chris Eick, a senior at River View High School, had a passion for art that started when she was very young. Most of her artwork was to be displayed at the River View High School’s art display, featuring pieces by Chris and other members of the Art IV students. Some of Chris’ works included flowers, a seascape, 3-D horse’s head, a sketch of Roscoe General Store, and a purple hippo. Chris said her favorite type of art medium was oil painting and she enjoyed working with pottery and making figurines..


January 15th, 1982 Sixteen local volunteers would be helping to raise money for cerebral palsy during the Weekend with the Stars Telethon for Cerebral Palsy that weekend. According to Stephen Smalley, chairman of the local telethon, over $2,000 was collected the year before. Although he was happy with that total, Smalley said he hoped to go above and beyond this year to help cure this crippling disease. Of the local contributions, 25 percent went to the National Fund for Cerebral Palsy and 75 percent stayed within the county and went to Echoing Hills Residential Center. All information was obtained from microfilm of the Coshocton Tribune at the Coshocton County Library.

River View swim teams earn splits at Dec. 28 meet STORY CONTRIBUTED TO THE BEACON The River View Lady Black Bears swam to a split in a double duel meet with Granville and Liberty Union Dec. 28. The Lady Bears defeated Liberty Union 61-17 but fell to Granville 77-16. Leading the way for the Black Bears was Lydia Els with two first place finishes in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:26.56 and in the 400 freestyle with a time of 5:15.95. Els was joined on the medley relay and 400 freestyle relay by Teya Murray, Rachel Hammond and Kenzy Gee to finish third in both. Hammond also finished the night with two third place finishes in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley. The Lady Bears record is now 2-2 on the season. The Black Bears men’s swim team also swam to a split in a double duel meet with Granville and Liberty Union. The Black Bears defeated

Liberty Union 66-14 but fell to Granville 69-28. Leading the way for the Black Bears with two first place finishes was Tom Arthan. He won the 100 butterfly setting a new school record with a time of 1:03.95, breaking the old mark of 1:08.65 held by Marcus Elgart. Arthan also won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:08.50. Zach Elson won the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:17.64 and finished third in the 100 freestyle. Coleston Pope won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:18.65, shattering the old school record which was 1:21.89 held by A.J. Cox. Arthan, Elson and Pope were joined by Wade Garrett to place second in both the medley relay and the 400 free relay. The Black Bears are now 3-1 on the season.

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The River View Lady Bear finished a meet Jan. 7, with four other teams with a record of three wins and one loss. The Lady Bears defeated Newark Catholic 72-19, Newark High School 70-16, and Lakewood 50-21. The Lady Bears lone defeat was to the Big Walnut swim team 68-43. Leading the Lady Bears with two first place finishes in the 200 freestyle (2:25.89) and 400 freestyle (5:07.58) was freshman Lydia Els. Els was joined by Rachel Hammond, Teya Murray and Lyndsey Mills to finish second in the medley relay (2:33.77). The team of Els, Murray and Hammond were then joined by Kendall Meek to finish second in the 400 free relay (5:08.25). Hammond finished the night with a second

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place finish in the 200 freestyle (2:51.47) and also a third place finish in the 100 breaststroke (1:33.33). Kendall Meek had a second place finish in both the 200 IM (3:21.95) and the 100 Butterfly (1:51.79). The Lady Bears improved their overall record to 6-7 on the season. The Black Bears men’s team went 4-0 on the evening establishing four new school records on the night. The Bears defeated Newark Catholic 69-7, Newark High School 72-9, Lakewood 6714, and Big Walnut 58-34. The Bears won nine of 11 events on the night. Leading the way for the Bears Jan. 7, was Tom Arthan with two first place finishes in the 100 butterfly (1:04.43) and the 100 breaststroke (1:19.00). Zach Elson won the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:16.12. Wade Garrett won the 50 freestyle with a time of 26.40 and established a new school record in the 50 freestyle by leading off the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 26.03. Garrett broke the school record held by Steven Wachtel that was previously 26.17. Coleston Pope won the 200 IM establishing a new school record time of 2:28.36. Pope held the previous record of 2:32.05. The team of Pope, Garrett, Elson and Arthan won both the 200 medley relay (2:02.19) and the 400 free relay (4:01.63) in record times. The previous medley relay record was 2:03.45 and was held by Pope, Garrett, Elson and Arthan and the 400 free relay record was previously 4:08.65 and held by Marcus Elgart, View Amornrotworawut, Coleston Pope and Wade Garrett. The team of Garrett, Garrett Gee, Sam Hall and Zach Elson combined to win the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:52.87. Sam Hall won the 400 freestyle with a time of 5:23.79 and finished third in the 200 IM. The Bears now have an overall record of 11-2 on the season.

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Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) students attending the Knox Campus have returned to Ariel Hall in Mount Vernon for the start of winter quarter classes. The move back to Ariel Hall marks the culmination of a complete renovation on the 35,000 square foot building that began in 2010. During the renovations, the COTC Knox Campus had been located at the former Fredericktown high school building. Some highlights of the newly renovated Ariel Hall include: 12 general purpose classrooms, one non-traditional classroom, one computer lab/ digital media classroom, a large multi-purpose room, Center for Academic Success, community/board room, nursing lab, student lounge, science lab, gateway admissions and advising area, faculty and staff offices, and Leadership, Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a status bestowed by the U.S. Green Building Council. A dedication ceremony will be Tuesday, March 20 outside of Ariel Hall, located at 236 S. Main St. in Mount Vernon. Those attending the ceremony will be able to tour the newly renovated building. The ceremony will be open to the public. Central Ohio Technical College is a fully accredited two-year college dedicated to providing high quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs, as well as encouraging the professional development of students, staff, faculty, and administrators to assist them in achieving their maximum potential. COTC operates campus locations in Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.

The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum will be continuing its local history lunchtime chats through 2012 on the second Thursday of each month. Originally set up to celebrate Coshocton’s Bicentennial in 2011, these local history discussions were so much fun last year that participants wanted to continue this year. The first “Our Town Noon Discussion” will be Jan. 12 at Noon. They will be discussing Coshocton’s early transportation system including its brick streets and the work of the WPA. Young and old are invited to share stories from your past or retell those stories that your parents or neighbors have told you throughout the years. Storytelling is no lost art around this county, so it’s always an entertaining and touching time. Free beverages and cookies will be provided, and admission for the program is free. For more information, contact the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum at 622-8710 or The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is located at 300 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton. Museum hours through April are 1 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.


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With 5.8 seconds left in the game, Jason Trout stepped up to secure a victory for the high school employees in the second annual River View High School staff vs. Junior High staff basketball game. “It felt just like being back in high school and college,” Trout said. He sank two free throws to break a 43-43 tie and send the high school crew on to a 45-43 victory. The game gave the high school staff a chance to get revenge on the junior high staff who beat them last year, but most importantly raised $1,004.50 for River View School District’s Relay for Life team. “Last year we raised $13,000 and this year we hope to match that,” said Melanie Kunze, River View Relay for Life team captain. “We are always looking for new and fun things to do with the kids to raise money.” Kunze joined the high school staff for the game. GROUP PHOTO Junior high and high school staff members in the River View School District gather for a “We have a lot of talent and a lot of coaches team photo after their charity basketball game. The high school team beat the junior high team 45-43 and also on both teams,” she said. “The coaches are raised money for the district’s Relay for Life team. BEACON PHOTO BY JOSIE McCORMICK always telling the kids what to do so it will be Several high school students had high hopes high school team were: Trout with 18, Josh nice for the kids to see that they do know what for their teachers, especially Darcy Poland and Bowman with 16, and Sarah Lindsey with five they are doing.” Trout. Dustin Kent also did his best to stand out for The high school staff team coach Jesse “She (Poland) is a beast,” said Hailey the junior high team. He had a blond wig on at Smoulder was happy with the mix of athletes he Burger, who is in the ninth grade. “She’s also the beginning of the game and wore an old River had to work with. my student council advisor.” View High School uniform. “We were able to sub people in and out and Burger enjoys coming to the game. “We are here for a serious issue, but I think get them breaks,” he said. “You get to be loud and really spirited,” she it’s good to still have some fun,” Kent said. Kevin Smith, who was doing some coaching said. He also has plans to help the junior high for the junior high staff, also had a game plan. Tenth grader Damien Brown knew from staff get redemption next year. “I didn’t want us to tire out too quickly,” he the start of the game that the high school staff “We will work hard in the off-season and said. was going to come out hopefully pick up some new additions,” Kent on top. However, he said. had to cheer on at least Kunze was pleased with the results of the one player on the junior game and everyone’s willingness to participate. high team. “River View is a special place because “We are going to stomp people really care about kids and care about some junior high butt, helping those in our community,” she said. but I have to root for JOSIE@COSHOCTONCOUNTYBEACON.COM Mr. Stein,” he said. “He’s my cousin and he’s awesome.” Rodney Stein was one of the top scorers for the junior high team. The team was led by COACHING Jesse Smoulder chats with referee Ken Stocker during the second Smith with 11, Stein annual River View High School staff vs. Junior High staff basketball game. The with nine and Brian game was played Jan. 6, and raised $1,004.50 for River View School District’s Relay Darr with seven points. for Life team. BEACON PHOTO BY JOSIE McCORMICK High scorers for the

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assign different topics and themes to write about, just to get your creative juices flowing. The Guild meets from 6 – 8 p.m. the first Monday of each month, except January, at the Coshocton Library. In addition to meeting at the library, the Guild also meets from 7 – 9 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Tim Horton’s for their Poetry Reading Night. This was started by poet and archeologist, Mark Hersman who is also the president of the Ohio Poetry Association. While performing an archeological dig in the area, he discovered the Write On Writer’s Guild and organized the poetry readings at the Serenity Tea House and then at the Coffee Company when Serenity Tea House closed. Hersman decided to leave the poetry night to the Writer’s Guild because he had similar projects elsewhere, but comes back to visit once in a while. When the Coffee Company closed, the Poetry Reading Night moved to the Pomerene Center for the Arts and then to Tim Horton’s. Each third Thursday, the Poetry Night features open mic where poets can share their latest poems, and usually, a musician or poet is featured. If there is no featured performer, the members will recite poetry or sing songs. For more information about the Write On Writers Guild or the Poetry Readings, visit their Web site at, e-mail, or attend one of their meetings. For more information on the Ohio Poetry Association, visit their Web site at www. Sidebar: If writing isn’t your style, consider joining any club all located right here in Coshocton County. See page 13 for a list of clubs and page 17 for another Coshocton County club feature. For more clubs, see our 2012 Portrait magazine.

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Gardening Clubs: Roscoe Village Herb Society Contact: Vickie Postelwaite Phone: (740) 498-6212 Meets the third Wednesday at 7 p.m. Location varies from month to month. Town and Country Garden Club Contact: President Ed Kiefer Phone: (740) 622-3993 Meets 2nd Thursday of every month at the Roscoe United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Service Clubs: Coshocton Lions Club President Steve Williams Meets second and fourth Tuesday at noon at the Coshocton Elks Club at 434 Chestnut Street, Coshocton.

Warsaw Lions Club President Gary Kilpatrick Phone: 824-3158 Meets first and third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Walhonding Valley Fire Station. West Lafayette Rotary Contact: President Catherine Miller Phone: 545-9872 Meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Dale Gress Real Estate at 316 W Main St, West Lafayette. West Lafayette Lions Club President Tom Apple Phone: 545-9435 Meets the first and third Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. at Schumaker Farms.

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Historical Organizations: Coshocton Genealogy Society Contact: Joan Sheets Phone: (740) 622-9679 Meets at the Coshocton Library in the basement meeting room every third Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Their mission is to preserve history and historical documents. They also publish multiple books.

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Trirosis Club Contact: President Linnet Lowe Phone: (740) 622-5171 The Trirosis Club is a service organization dedicated to helping the growing needs of the community by having various fundraisers where the money is then dedicated to an organization in need. Meets the first Monday of every month. Locates varies from month to month.

Coshocton Masonic Temple Contact: Don Burdett, Secretary Phone: (740) 623-0242 Meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge. Does not meet July and August.

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Coshocton County Clubs Women’s Clubs: Canal Quilters PO Box 1254 Contact: Debra Shaw Phone: (740) 622-9372 E-mail: Meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Roscoe United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. Their 2012 Canal Quilters show entitled, Silver Threads that Bind, will be May 4 – 6 at Agents Realty and Auction Services. Club Scion Women’s Club Contact: Shelly Howell Phone: (740) 545-6528 Meets the third Wednesday of the month September - May. Time and location vary by month. Coshocton Jr. Women’s Club Contact: Pres. Susan Brouse Phone: (740) 623-0102 Meets October – May the second Wednesday of the month at the Country Club. Also has annual bargain fair in September. Gourmet Gals Contact: Lola Endsley Phone: (740) 622-5718 Meets the second Wednesday of every month except July and August. Call for location. Heart of Gold Contact: Becky Shroyer, Director of Volunteers at Coshocton County Hospital Phone: (740) 623-4198 Pink Ladies Auxiliary Contact: Becky Shroyer, Director of Volunteers

at the Coshocton County Hospital Phone: (740) 623-4198 Meets the fourth Monday of every month at 10 a.m. in the Grand Central room at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. Women of Witness 305 Main St Suite 1 Coshocton, Ohio 43812 President: Sharon Mercer Phone: (740) 622-3797 Women of Witness (WOW) is a non-profit organization that that provides spiritual and emotional services to their community. Youth Clubs: FCCLA (Family and Career and Community Leaders of America) River View High School 26496 State Route 60 Warsaw, Ohio 43844 Advisor: Judy Caromy Phone: (740) 824-3522 Web site: (under Clubs and Groups tab) Leadership training for River View senior high school students. FFA (Future Farmers of America) River View River View High School 26496 State Route 60 Warsaw, Ohio 43844 Phone: (740) 824-3522 Web site: (under Clubs and Groups tab) Leadership, personal growth, and career success for River View High School students. FFA (Future Farmers of America) Ridgewood Ridgewood High School Ag Ed Department 602 Johnson St West Lafayette, Ohio 43845 Phone: (740) 545-6345 Instructors: Sue Davis and Craig Hart Contact:

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reasonable estimates. Don’t let perfectionism get in the way of filing. Mistake 3: Going it alone We aren’t all tax experts, and that becomes particularly clear when you start filling out the labyrinthine forms. And if you’ve had any major (or even minor) changes to your life this year, the whole process can get even more confusing. Getting help from a tax professional is much more affordable than you might imagine, and can pay off in a lot of ways, not least of which could be a lower overall tax bill. Mistake 4: Not reviewing your work You had to do it for your homework, but you should be doing it for your taxes, too. Going back to your taxes with fresh eyes can help you catch mistakes or areas that were simply missed. Check the details. Are your Social Security numbers right? Were any credits or deductions missed? Mistake 5: Being afraid to ask questions The old axiom “there are no dumb questions” applies to your taxes. If you’re not an expert, there will almost certainly be something that you don’t understand or find confusing. Luckily, there are plenty of resources out there that can answer your questions. You can go directly to


the IRS website or the IRS help line, but if you still need more assistance, ask your question at Equifax’s blog or check with a tax professional.

Mistake 6: Not being careful with direct deposit The advent of direct deposit has been a benefit to those waiting for their tax refunds, but you have to do the footwork for the IRS. They can only deposit the funds into the account you tell them to use, so make sure that the information you provide is correct. If there’s a mistake and your money is deposited into the wrong account, it’s a nightmare, at best, to get it back. At worst, you might not get it back at all. Preparing taxes might never be your favorite activity, but it doesn’t need to be a painful experience. Get the help you need, be cautious and don’t let the stress get to you - tax season will be done before you know it.



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What: Introduction to Beekeeping When: 8 to 11 a.m., Saturdays, Feb. 4, 11 and 25 Where: Walhonding Valley Fire Station meeting room in Warsaw Fee: A $50 registration fee is due at the door and it covers books and 2012 membership in the Coshocton County Beekeepers Club Contact: Class size is limited to 12. Register by Saturday, Jan. 28, by calling Dick Mullet at 824-3915.

ED TO THE BEACON gardening. “I live up in Tiverton and my closes neighbor is a half mile away,” he said. “After I got my hives they said they had the best garden in years.” The pair plans to share their knowledge with others in February when the club offers an introduction to beekeeping class. “The whole first hour we are going to explain what you are getting into,” Mullet said. “We will explain the equipment, cost, time commitment and that you are going to get stung. We also will give you the opportunity to leave if you don’t want to continue.” Not being serious about beekeeping can be harmful to others who are already engaged in the hobby. “If you don’t take care of your bees they can get diseases and pass them on to others,” Groves said. “Bees don’t stay home. They can go five miles from your hive.” Anyone with an interest in beekeeping is welcome to come join the group. “We have a lot of caring people in the club,” Mullet said. The club gets involved in community activities and the members also are there to support each other. “If you have a problem we are there to help,” Groves said. “We just have to know you want help.” JOSIE@COSHOCTONCOUNTYBEACON.COM

The 2012 kickoff meeting for the Coshocton County Beekeepers Club will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Coshocton County Extension Building, 724 S. Seventh St.

Refresh your New Year’s resolution by drinking more water ARA CONTENT

* Good hydration is as important as good nutrition Did you know that about 30 percent of your water intake comes from food? Most diets limit your caloric intake, so remember to drink plenty of water when you are trying to lose weight. Fitness experts have long known the benefits of water and strongly encourage their clients to drink up. * Stay hydrated and feel alert According to Nutrition Today, dehydration impairs cognitive function and mood in most

adults at some point throughout their weekly activities. If your goal this year is to tackle those lingering chores around the house, drinking more water can help you feel more energized. * Swap out sugar Substituting water for soft drinks is a simple way to cut back on your calories. There are approximately 10 packets of sugar in a 12-ounce can of soda - drinking water instead of sugary drinks could reduce your caloric intake and help you maintain a healthy weight. * Flavor matters When water tastes better, you drink more of it. Reusable bottles with built-in filters like the Brita Bottle filtration system makes tap water taste better and allows you to conveniently hydrate on the go.

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Beekeeping Class

BEES The Coshocton County Beekeepers Club participates in a variety of community events including First Fridays. The 2012 kickoff meeting for the Coshocton County Beekeepers Club will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Coshocton County Extension Building, 724 S. Seventh St. PHOTO CONTRIBUT-


Dick Mullet and Jim Groves want to share their passion for beekeeping with others in the community. “We want to help people get started in beekeeping and stay with it,” Mullet said. Mullet is the founder of the Coshocton County Beekeepers Club and was a mentor to Groves when he began raising bees. “I started two years ago and didn’t even know there was a club,” Groves said. “I just read books and did research on the Internet. Without Dick, I don’t know if I’d have bees.” Groves got involved in beekeeping after he started raising a garden with his wife. “I noticed we had no bees all summer long and we didn’t have a good garden,” he said. “There are certain crops that without bees you won’t have a crop. Plants with vines like cucumbers especially need bees. Without them you won’t have a perfect cucumber. They will be curved or have bad ends.” Mullet also has seen the impact bees have on




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Sheriff’S Sale Of real eState Case # 2008 Ci 0268 State of Ohio, Coshocton County

Sheriff’S Sale Of real eState Case # 2010 Ci 0776 State of Ohio, Coshocton County

U.S. Bank natiOnal vS edward P. weBBer, et al.

ChaSe hOme finanCe vS riChard S. Buker, et al. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on FRIDAY, the 3rd day of february, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following described real estate, situated in the County of Coshocton, State of Ohio, and in CITY OF COSHOCTON.

NOTE: if the United States of America holds a lien on the real estate, the United States of America shall have the right to redeem as provided by Title 28, Section 2410 (C), United States Code.

NOTE: if the United States of America holds a lien on the real estate, the United States of America shall have the right to redeem as provided by Title 28, Section 2410 (C), United States Code.

A legal description of the property may be found at the Coshocton County Recorder’s Office.

A legal description of the property may be found at the Coshocton County Recorder’s Office.

Said premises located at: 34336 C.r. # 383, warSaw, OhiO Parcel # 032-00000060-00 Said Property appraised at $265,000 Outside appraisal

Said premises located at: 1147 OrChard Street, COShOCtOn, OhiO Parcel # 043-00000219-00 & 043-00000220-00 Said Property appraised at $36,000 Outside appraisal

TERMS OF SALE: One percent (1%) of appraisal, and not less than $500 down at the time of sale, balance due upon receipt of deed. Bidding will start at two-thirds of the appraised value.

TERMS OF SALE: One percent (1%) of appraisal, and not less than $500 down at the time of sale, balance due upon receipt of deed. Bidding will start at two-thirds of the appraised value.

timOthy l. rOgerS, Sheriff COShOCtOn COUnty, OhiO

timOthy l. rOgerS, Sheriff COShOCtOn COunty, OhiO

attOrney: ChriStOPher J. mantiCa, CinCinnati, OhiO 45201

attOrney: SuSana e. lykinS, CinCinnati, OhiO 45201


alias sheriff’s sale Of real estate Case # 2011 Ci 0100 state of Ohio, Coshocton County CitimOrtgage, inC vs alexis lawsOn, aka alexis C. pew, et al. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on FRIDAY, the 3rd day of february, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following described real estate, situated in the County of Coshocton, State of Ohio, and in TOWNSHIP OF TUSCARAWAS.

A legal description of the property may be found at the Coshocton County Recorder’s Office. Said premises located at: 339 w. Canal street, COshOCtOn, OhiO parcel # 035-00000745-00 said property appraised at $75,000 Outside appraisal TERMS OF SALE: One percent (1%) of appraisal, and not less than $500 down at the time of sale, balance due upon receipt of deed. Bidding will start at two-thirds of the appraised value. timOthy l. rOgers, sheriff COshOCtOn COunty, OhiO attOrney: paul m. nalepka, CinCinnati, OhiO 45201 lawson_alexis2011CI0100

Sheriff’S Sale Of real eState Case # 2011 Ci 0589 State of Ohio, Coshocton County jpmOrgan ChaSe bank vS virgil l. SquireS iii aka v. lee SquireS, iii, et al. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on FRIDAY, the 3rd day of february, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following described real estate, situated in the County of Coshocton, State of Ohio, and in CITY OF COSHOCTON. NOTE: if the United States of America holds a lien on the real estate, the United States of America shall have the right to redeem as provided by Title 28, Section 2410 (C), United States Code. A legal description of the property may be found at the Coshocton County Recorder’s Office. Said premises located at: 368 S. 4th Street, COShOCtOn, OhiO parcel # 043-00000647-00 Said property appraised at $48,000 Outside appraisal TERMS OF SALE: One percent (1%) of appraisal, and not less than $500 down at the time of sale, balance due upon receipt of deed. Bidding will start at two-thirds of the appraised value. timOthy l. rOgerS, Sheriff COShOCtOn COunty, OhiO attOrney: kelly a. lOng-Spengler, COlumbuS, OhiO 43216 Squires_VirgilLIII2011CI0589

NOTE: if the United States of America holds a lien on the real estate, the United States of America shall have the right to redeem as provided by Title 28, Section 2410 (C), United States Code.



In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on FRIDAY, the 3rd day of february, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following described real estate, situated in the County of Coshocton, State of Ohio, and in TOWNSHIP OF PIKE.


Changes in the Ohio Revised Code that were part of the Ohio budget passed last summer have now made it possible for legal notices to be published in free weekly newspapers. You will begin seeing legal notices in The Coshocton County Beacon starting this week. Some examples of these notices are; Sheriff’s sales, notices of foreclosure and other legal notices for Coshocton County. The Beacon has selected a type font and size that is designed to make reading these notices easier on the eyes. You can also read them online with The Beacon’s e-edition at www.thebeaconbuzz. com. Just click on the poster indicating this week’s edition. As an added convenience you can print these pages out as a PDF. “This is certainly good news for small newspaper publishers around the state of Ohio and has been a long time coming,” said Mark Fortune, publisher and owner of The Coshocton County Beacon. “The newspaper industry here in Ohio has long been dominated by the big city papers and this initiative passed as part of the state budget by the Ohio legislature last summer will have a positive impact on many smaller communities across the state. Not only are weekly newspapers typically less expensive in terms of advertising but in most cases, also deliver that message to more customers. That is true here in Coshocton County as well, with The Coshocton County Beacon reaching nearly 7,000 requested households through the US Postal Service each week. Further, these monies will now be invested with a local family owned publication, allowing us to continue supporting this community in many different ways, from the junior fair livestock auction to the United Way, Chamber of Commerce, event sponsorship and more. We appreciate the confidence placed in us with this form of advertising and will strive to provide a high level of customer service to those we will be working with now and in the future. Reaching more readers and providing these notices at less cost is a win-win for our community.” Legal notices will be published near the classified section of The Beacon and will be easily identified with page tabs and category headers designed to help navigate the reader through this section. If you have any questions please email Fortune at The Coshocton County Beacon is published by Good Fortune Advertising LLC, a local publishing and media company started in April 2008 by Mark and Nancy Fortune. The company offices are located at 226 Main St. in Coshocton. They can be found on the web at


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Connect Your Community Classes

Three Rivers Bluegrass Music. Three Rivers Bluegrass music performs on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Agents Realty and Auction Services Building. Admission is $5 per person and there is no charge for children 12 and under. Food and beverages will be served starting at 5 p.m. furnished by Relay for Life team Alana. The featured band performs each month from 7 – 9 p.m. and the acoustic jam follows from 9:15 – 11 p.m. Jan. 28 will feature Frosty Morning Bluegrass Band.

Main Street. Connect Your Community Classes at 509 Main St. 9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Jan.14, 21, 28; 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, Jan. 9-13; 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Jan. 9-13; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 10-12, and Jan. 17-19; and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Jan. 16-20. For information, call 740575-4487.

Announcements HEAP Applications Available. Applications are available at the Coshocton Senior Center for the Home Energy Assistance Program. HEAP is a federally funded program designed to help eligible Ohioans meet their winter heating costs. Assistance is available at the Center or for those unable to stop in, an in-home visit can be scheduled. Please call the Center at 622-4852 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Flu Shot. It is not too late to receive a flu shot. The peak month in Ohio is usually February. Call the County Health Department at 295-7307 to schedule a time. They bill most insurance and Medicare Part B. For adults 18 and over, the influenza vaccine fee is $25. It is covered by Medicare Part B (Traditional Medicare): Aetna, Anthem BCBS, CareSource, Cigna, Humana, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Medicare B and Rail Road, Molina Healthcare, Ohio Health Choice, SummaCare, The Health Plan, UMWA, and United Healthcare, not community plan. The Health Department is located at 724 S. 7th Street in Coshocton. Quit Smoking Program. The Coshocton County Health Department is participating in a program through The Ohio State University to help Coshocton County residents who would like to quit smoking. The program provides free patches and counseling to eligible participants. For more information, call Sue Jones at 502-6753.

Coshocton Library. Connect Your Community Classes at the Coshocton Public Library. 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30. To sign up, call 6220956. Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Connect Your Community Classes at Emmanuel Lutheran. 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26. To sign up, call 622-2550. Newcomerstown Library. Connect Your Community Classes at Newcomerstown Library. 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Jan. 30- 31 and Feb. 1- 3. To sign up, call 740-498-8228. Coshocton Christian School. Connect Your Community Classes at Coshocton Christian School. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 9, 10, 12, and 16, 17, 19. To sign up, call 740-575-4487. Fresno Presbyterian Church. Connect Your Community Classes at Fresno Presbyterian Church. 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 16-18, and 23-25, or 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16-18, and 23-25. To sign up, call 740-575-4487.

Church Events Ken Ham speaks on Creation. You’re invited to hear Ken Ham, from Answers in Genesis, speaking on Creation. First Baptist Church of Berlin will be showing a six week video series about creation on Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. beginning Jan. 15. First Baptist is located on the square in Berlin. There is no charge for this event and everyone is invited. The first video deals with dinosaurs. Jacob’s Closet. The Warsaw United Methodist Church is announcing its winter hours for Jacob’s Closet. Hours of operation for the next few months will be as follows: Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. – Noon and 5 – 8 p.m., Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon and 5 – 8 p.m. The month of March will begin weekly distributions. At this time, they are asking for winter clothes donations only until spring. The church is located at 130 E. Church Street in Warsaw. The phone number is 824-3228. Church of Christ. The Church of Christ at 1800 Chestnut Street has new winter hours for the clothing room and food pantry. They are Feb. 2, and 16, and March 1, 15, and 29 from 9 – 11 a.m. Beginning in April, they will be open every Thursday from 9 – 11 a.m.

Bus to pick up kids for church events. The Chili Crossroads Bible Church is using its new 33-passenger bus to pick up kids in Baltic every Wednesday night. The bus stops in the Baltic park at 6 p.m. and returns at 8:20 p.m. Children are brought to the church for exciting AWANA games and fun learning about God. Have a blast every Wednesday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church. The church is located at 29445 County Road 10 Fresno, OH 43824. Their Web site is www. Call to sign up your child at 545-9707.

Clubs and Organizations OCTA meeting. The Ohio Christmas Tree Association (OCTA) Winter Meeting will be on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Kottman Hall on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. Mike Gutridge and the Winter Meeting Committee have put together a great meeting that will be highlighted by Social Media, Legal Considerations for Leasing Farmland for Oil and Gas, Invasive Plants plus much more. Registration information can be found on the OCTA Web site at or by contacting the OCTA Office at 740-828-3331. Al-Anon Family Group. Coshocton Al-Anon Family Group meets every Tuesday from 7 - 8 p.m. at Central Christian Church corner of Main/8th Streets. Coshocton Soil and Water meeting schedule. The Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District will be using the following schedule for their monthly Board Meetings: January, February, March and December, the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m.; April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November, the second Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. Most meetings are at the District Office, located at 724 S. 7th Street, Coshocton. If you would be interested in attending the meetings or would like more information, call their office at 622-8087, ext. 4. The Chairman of the Board may need to change the date and / or time of meetings throughout the year. You will be notified if the meeting date is changed.

School Events Digital Media Design Expo. Central Ohio Technical College will host a Digital Media Design Expo from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. The college is located at 200 N. Whitewoman St. in Coshocton. For information or to register, e-mail mhaywood@cotc. edu or call 622-1408 ex.74103. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and participate in hands-on exploration workshops in web design and digital graphics. The event is free and open to all to attend. Winter Sports Passes Available. Coshocton Redskins winter sports season passes are now on sale in the principal’s office, during school hours. Boys Basketball, Punch Cards, and Winter Sports Pass are available.


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Land Transfers: 12/16 Arlen M. and Linda L. Barrett to John and Carole Greten; $21,715 Household Realty Corporation to Walter D. Moore; $18,500 12/19 JoAnn Wilson to Bruce O. Horn; $35,000 Bruner Land Company Inc. to Francis Theodore Wasmus and Teresa Machelle Wasmus; $84,900 Hubert J. Carlin to William E. Jones and Rosita TorresJones; $225,000 12/20 Edwin I. Smith Jr. and Renee A. Wildren to Ronald M. and Donald M. Miller; $20,000 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. to Kaley N. Andrews; $85,000 EIGG Land Limited to Zane A. and Ashton B. Cunningham; $17,000 J. Edward Hall to Helen I. Jones; $97,000 12/21 Gloria A. Cochran to S. Brent Ramsey and Mandy Ramsey; $5,500 Ohio Regional Development Corporation to Melinda C. English; $63,900 12/23 Henry E. Grogro and Joanne Walker to Karen S. Fry; $50,000 Michael K. and Lucinda H. Yoder to David R. Miller; $100,000 Mohawk Post 2040 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to Liberty Church; $130,000 12/27 Miriam G. Bay to Roger E. Hindel; $28,000 Brian H. Yager to Jayme H. Mounts and Billy J. Mounts Jr.; $82,000 12/28 Stanley Underwood to Alex Michael Bantum; $400,000 The Gerald F. Ransom and LaVonne E. Ransom Trust


Marriages: Ryan Michael Burr of Coshocton to Elizabeth Ann Ianniello of Fresno Donnie Allen Prowell of Coshocton to Mandy Christina Tighe of Coshocton Paul Arthur Stiehl of West Lafayette to Judith Diane Orahoske of West Lafayette Jared Cole Muncie of Walhonding to Alexandria Nicole Moreland of Walhonding Tony A. Gerthing of Coshocton to Tiffany Ann Jennings of Coshocton James D. Kramer of Frazeysburg to Jaimee Nicole Wallace of Frazeysburg Thomas Joseph McConnell of Fresno to Sabra Marie Bullock of Fresno Nicholas Quinn Green of Fresno to Carol Jeane Lyons of Fresno Tyler Raymond VanAtta of Coshocton to Carrie Lorraine Gough of Coshocton


Legal Separation Suzanne Powell of West Lafayette from Lewis Powell of West Lafayette

Land Transfers Exempt from Conveyance Fees 12/16 Kenneth W. Robinson and Mary Elizabeth Robinson to Kenneth W. Robinson 12/19 Mary Alice Blackson Estate to Lewis R. Blackson 12/20 Betty L. Bercot to Kenneth E. Bercot 12/21 Robert E. Dickerson, deceased, to Jacqueline Sue Dickerson James G. Smailes, Jr. Estate to Mary Margaret Smailes Charles L. Barnes and Ruby P. Barnes to Charles L. Barnes, Trustee of the Charles L. Barnes Revocable Trust and Ruby P. Barnes, Trustee of the Ruby P. Barnes Revocable Trust Lester S. Arnold and Marilyn L. Arnold to Lester S. Arnold and Marilyn L. Arnold William W. Bissett to Geneva Marie Bissett Max A. Williams, deceased, to James E. Williams, John A. Williams, Fred A. Williams, and Ronald L. Williams A. Brent Clark and Lori Clark to TR1567 Ltd, an Ohio Limited Liability Company Lillie O. Clark to Alan Brent Clark Trustee Rollin Clark, Trustee to Alan Brent Clark, Trustee Alan Brent Clark, Trustee to Riffen Ltd. An Ohio LLC Richard A. Norris and Elizabeth A. Norris to Paradise Son Valley Farm Ltd. A. Brent Clark and Lori Clark to Riffen Ltd. 12/22 Christopher C. Meyer to Stauffer, Meyer, Kurtz, and Meyer Michael A. and Ashley N. Brown to William E. Brown 12/23 Miriam G. Bay to Miriam G. Bay Estate of Imogene M. Olinger, deceased, to Wayne E. Olinger 12/27 Estate of Edwin Lee Smith to Rosa Jane Smith Margaret E. Sommers to Norman D. Sommers Gordon R. Dillon and Elizabeth A. Dillon to Elizabeth A. Dillon Harold Jacobs Jr. to Lois B. Allen Kendra S. Dawson to Clinton O. Dawson 12/28 Melvin C. Pew to Comp LLC Charles Edwin Moore, deceased, to Alice S. Moore, Trustee of the Charles E. Moore Family Trust John Francis Powell Jr. and Mary Edith Powell to John Francis Powell, Jr. and Mary Edith Powell John Francis Powell Jr. and Mary Edith Powell to Craig T. Powell and Linda L. Powell Levi A. Miller and Naomi Miller to Conrad D. Miller and Lois A. Miller John F. Powell and Mary Edith Powell to Brian H. Powell and Andrea Powell Bruce A. Brown and Terrie L. Brown to Bruce A. Brown and Terrie L. Brown Abigail Bell to Edward Bell Jr. Sheriff Timothy L. Rogers / Lisa Mardis to State of Ohio

Lucille M. McCullough to Vickie L. McCullough and Mark W. McCullough National Nominee Group Inc. to GHD Real Estate Holdings LLC National Nominee Group Inc. to GHD Real Estate Holdings LLC 12/29 Jay Dee Hackney to Beneficial Financial Inc. Daniel W. Ford Sr, deceased, to Frank H. Ford Trevis L. Stamper to Trevis L. Stamper and Brenda L. Stamper Estate of Mary Ellen McKee to Michael A. McKee, David L. McKee and Donald R. McKee 12/30 Estate of Leo E. Wright to Otis H. Wright and Jason Wright Kenneth R. and N. Pauline Pepper to N. Pauline Pepper Larry Lee Rehard and Cheryl D. Rehard to LC KAB Limited, an Ohio Limited Liability Company


Dissolutions Sherri S. Covic of Coshocton from Phillip N. Covic Jr. of Coshocton Marcia Smith of Coshocton from Jeffrey Smith of Coshocton Barbara Sue Share of Coshocton from Michael Rodney Share of Coshocton Erika R. Bush of Coshocton from Robert D. Bush of Coshocton

to Pioneer Investment Corporation; $23,000 Henry E. Raber and Sarah M. Raber to Menno A. Yoder and Fannie N. Yoder; $40,000 12/29 Trevis L. Stamper to Troy D. Stamper, Trustee; $8,487.30 12/30 Springleaf Financial Services of Ohio to Joseph A. Kobel and Betty A. Newman; $72,000 Ellen L. Brink to Curtis A. Phillips and Terri Phillips; $21,900

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Coshocton Common Pleas Court – Divorces/Dissolutions Divorces Denise A. Bice of Coshocton from Mark A. Bice of Dresden Joan Connolly of Coshocton from Heath Connolly of Coshocton Tonia Roberts of Coshocton from Charles Roberts II of Coshocton Samantha Hardesty of West Lafayette from Michael Hardesty of Conesville Janet R. Pahoundis of Coshocton from John D. Pahoundis II Cheryl A. Allman of Coshocton from Michael D. Allman of Coshocton Susan Babcock of Coshocton from Robert H. Babcock of Port Washington



Get moving in 2012


Was your resolution for 2012 to get healthy and fit? There are a lot of ways to get started on your goal, but the keys are to stay motivated and active. “Get someone to workout with you,” said Kristen Funkhouser, Kids America’s membership coordinator. “An accountability partner will get you going.” Kids America has indoor soccer fields, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, an indoor track, a fitness room, aerobics room and outdoor soccer fields. “We do an orientation for our fitness area so you get to know the equipment,” Funkhouser

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said. “We have tons back there. There are ellipticals, treadmills, bikes and more.” Kids America also offers a variety of aerobics classes. “They are for all levels and expertise and you also can go at your own pace,” Funkhouser said. She has taken classes at the facility and recommends them to others. “They are not intimidating,” Funkhouser said. “It’s a good atmosphere and the teachers are willing to work with you. Zumba has really been a big hit.” There is also a coffee walk and talk program for senior citizens and a variety of sports programs offered for different age levels. “There is always stuff going on for kids,” Funkhouser said. “We are also starting a Kids Fit after school program for kindergarten through eighth graders that will focus on teaching a healthy, active lifestyle.” Colonial Sports & Courts Health Fitness Center also encourages people to remember to stay active all year long, not just after the first of the year. “Fitness is 365 days a year,” said Steve Schlegel, an owner of Colonial Sports & Courts. “There is nothing better than your health. If you don’t have it, you don’t have anything.” At Colonial Sports & Courts the public can find, racquet ball courts, space to play basketball, workout rooms that provide dumbbells, stability balls and more, weight and cardio machines, a free weight area and a space for circuit training. Classes such as spinning also are offered. “You can get a complete workout upstairs with the circuit training machines and it’s easy to do,” said Greg Rine from Colonial Sports & Courts. “It’s not really crowded up here and you don’t have to think about what machine to go to next. You can just move right around the room.” Rine also encourages people to walk and do abdominal exercises everyday and work with weights three times a week. “Come in and we will gladly give you a tour and show you how everything works,” he said. “We will help you get started the right way and

Where to get active Kids America Address: 1600 Otsego Ave., Coshocton, OH 43812 Contact information: 622-6657 or Winter hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday; noon to 6 p.m., Sunday Colonial Sports & Courts Health Fitness Center Address: 1102 Fairy Falls Dr., Coshocton, OH 43812 Contact information: 623-8382 Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday Coshocton Senior Center Address: 201 Brown’s Lane, Coshocton, OH 43812 Contact information: 622-4852 Hours: Body Recall is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Range of Motion is from 10:30 to 11 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is no charge for the classes.

keep you motivated.” The Senior Center also offers programs to keep people moving. “Everyone has movement potential,” said Christy Neighbor, who teaches Body Recall at the center. “If you are afflicted in one or more joints you have thousands of others that can move. “ People of all ages are welcome to attend the Senior Center’s Body Recall and Range of Motion classes. According to Neighbor, Body Recall is a challenge to do more with what you have and Range of Motion helps improve your ability to stretch and be flexible. “Movement won’t wear the body out. It’s lack of movement that will deteriorate us,” she said. “Once we stop using our abilities they are going to be gone. So move, move and stay active.” JOSIE@COSHOCTONCOUNTYBEACON.COM

FOR SALE - BY OWNER 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage home close to Coshocton Town and Country Club and Coshocton High School. First floor has family room, kitchen, dining room, bathroom, master bedroom and master bath. Second floor has 2 bedrooms. Lower level has finished family room with bar, laundry room, tanning bed room and storage room. Large deck with pool in back. This is a very nice home and a must see. Home is priced at $125,000 Serious inquiries only. Call 740-622-9567 for details. 0020_011112


Full time farm employee. Some experience helpful. Purebred beef cattle and row crops. Help maintain equipment, fence and equipment. Send resume to Double D Ran ch, 31522 T.R. 312, Coshocton, Ohio 43812

Part-time driver needed. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a clean driving record and pass preemployment screening. Paid holidays, vacation and sick time. Send resume to Coshocton County Coordinated Transportation Agency, 349 ½ Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio. The County Auditor’s Office is seeking a full-time Unclassified Real Estate Data Entry Clerk with $9/ hour wages and benefits. Related experience highly considered but not required; on-the job training will be provided. Basic computer knowledge, strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills are necessary. Job involves real estate data entry, assisting the general public, office work, and other duties. Applications and resumes may be dropped off or mailed

Candle Making, Snow Shoveling, Lawn Mowing. Free estimates. 740-8243096 HANDYMAN, I’ll do all different kinds of handyman work. Also roofing, exterior painting, siding, roof coating, gutter cleaning, yard work, hauling of all different kinds of scrap metals, brush, cleaning out barns and garages and other things. Call 740-575-4571 Tripple MMM Bobcat Service. Phone: 740-2955311, Cell: 330-275-8988. Operator, Chris. We do it all. Backhoe, Brush Hog, Loading, Postdriving, Auger, Snow Removal. Tusky Heating and Cooling, Certified Technician. 740-922-8885, email: APPLIANCES 12 electric dryers $50$195. Speed Queen washer and dryer set $250. Gas range $175. All units come with 30 day replacement warranty. Call Kevin’s Used Appliances 740-501-1126, no calls after 7p.m. and no checks.

Seasoned Firewood Cherry-Walnut-Oak and other woods. Cut/Split/Delivered $75 each load. (Will cut to size and length). Great Gift Idea! or Build-up supply for next year! 740-502-3657 740-294-0727 FURNITURE Bookcase, unfinished, 72” height,35” width, 5 shelves, fixed at 10 1/2 to 12”. Built by local craftsman. $170. 740-294-9001 HAY First-second cut Orchard grass Timothy hay. Round or square bales. Round bales $20 and up. 740-8243621 LAWN & GARDEN Cub Cadet Riding Tractor, 48 inch cut, includes snow plow, snow blower, wheel weights and chains, new front tires and battery. $1,200. 740-575-4496 after 5p.m. POLE BUILDINGS Stoltzfus Pole Buildings, 40x60x14 Pole Barn includes excavating, 4 inches of concrete floor, 2-12x14 sliding doors, 1-man door. Only $26,550. When Quality Counts call 740-2949636 WANTED WANTED: Junk vehicles, scrap metal, appliances, batteries and junk mowers. Also one time clean up and removal of rubbish. 740545-5025

Buying: Boy Scout patches and memorabilia one patch or entire collections. Call 740-623-0793 leave message or email

3BR, 1 bath, RWSD, W/D hook-up, no appliances, $500/mo. and deposit, utilities and references required. No pets, available now. 740-545-9567

Old Guns purchased, fair price paid. I also collect military weapons, Civil War through WWII. Please call Terry 614-475-3535

For Rent or Sale, 3 possible 4 bedroom house, 2 car garage, Coshocton schools.$600/mo. $47,000 or will do land contract with 10% down. 740-610-3841

APARTMENTS FOR RENT AREA RENTAL INFORMATION. Houses and Apartments. Rent or I’ll help you buy! Call 740-622-9791 today! Ground floor, 2BR apt. Appliances, garage, coin operated laundry. 740-622-8020 Large 1BR apt. 154 Burt Ave. $295/mo. 2 story heated shop, 24x32 with office/ bathroom area. 147 Burt Ave. $350/mo. 740-2020353

House in Conesville $500. House in Coshocton $400. One and two bedroom apartments $400. Nice and clean, no pets. Must have references. 740-622-4999 abd 740-502-6234 Olde Hickory. Newly built 3-4 bedroom homes for rent. Fully appliance kitchen, 2 car garage, w/d hookup, mini blinds and ceiling fan, handicap accessible homes. Call 740-575-4366 for details. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.”


Interest in owning a beautiful home that pays for itself? 1920’s restored Cape Cod w/AC, 5BR, 2BA, includes a lock-out suite in a nice residential neighborhood. A 3 1/2 bay heated garage with a 2BR, 1BA suite above. Earn $1,000 each month! For sale by owner $135,000. 740-502-3567 for a private showing. PROPERTY FOR SALE Property for sale. For sale by owner, three rental trailers, 24 x 54 foot garage, 16 x 60 pole building, well, septic and electric (for whole property), quarter acre pound, 2 mile view, mineral rights go with property. Location is in Knox County, 3 miles west of New Castle. $60,000 firm. Cash buyers only. If you have to borrow from a bank, please do not call 740-390-5114 or 740485-4949 AUTOS

1BR, 1st floor, stove and fridge, very clean, 6 mo. lease, references required. $340/mo. and deposit. Available now. 740-2022178 HOMES FOR RENT

Small 1BR house, refrigerator and stove, very economical, $375 rent. $375 deposit. 740-622-5522 HOMES FOR SALE

1028 Adams St. 2BR, 1st floor laundry, washer/dryer included, off street parking. $475/mo. plus deposit. For rent or possible land contract. Must have references. 740-202-3175

IMMACULATE CONDITION! Vinyl sided one floor plan home. 2 bedroom, pulse furnace, central air, large bath, whirlpool tub, separate shower. Covered front porch, private rear deck and all new gutter and roof. 740-294-0727

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