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Spending quality time with the grandparents

Pictured are several members of the cast of the River View Junior High choir department’s musical, “A Kid’s Life”. In the back are; Dave “Tater” and Principal Sharon Tatro, cast as the Dad and Mom, Clayton Mercer, Seraine Lewis and Madison Speicher. Front left to right; Trevon Hannah, and seated on the couch are; “Grandma”, Cathy Ames and “Grandpa” Alan English. Ames proved that she can still jump rope with the best of ‘em! The premise of the musical was a power outage that eliminated the technological ties the teenagers had with all electronic devices. Enter Grandma and Grandpa with games of the past to help pass the rainy day. Beacon

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Each year, the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) presents a nationally recognized distance learning program, live-via satellite and webcast, to more than 125,000 people in 2,000 communities. For more than a decade, this annual educational has been instrumental in educating health care professionals and families on issues affecting end-of-life care. The program provides an opportunity for a wide variety of professionals, including doctors, nurses, funeral directors, psychologists, educators, social workers and bereavement counselors, to share and exchange ideas and obtain continuing education credits. This year HFA’s 17th annual National Bereavement Teleconference focuses on “Cancer and End-of-Life Care”. The teleconference will address care options related to cancer diagnoses as well as loss and grief reactions for patients, families and professional care givers. The teleconference will also examine psychosocial aspects of cancer, pain management, and ethical issues related to the disease. The program will be moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University and will be broadcast locally at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, March 24 from 1:30 – 4 p.m.

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Sesno will lead the panel of noted authorities that include Yvette Colόn, Director of Education and Support at American Pain Foundation; Malene Davis, President and CEO at Capital Hospice; Kenneth J Doka, Professor of Gerontology at The College of New Rochelle; Richard Payne, MD, Director, Institute on Care at the end of life, Duke University; Sherry R Schachter, Director Bereavement Services at Calvary Hospital/Hospice; and Brad Stuart, MD, Medical Director at Sutter VNA & Hospice. “This program will be about two things that touch all of our lives, cancer and end-of-life issues,” said Hospice Chaplain, Lloyd Tenney. Each year, this award-winning televised broadcast is seen in more than 2,000 communities across North America, reaching an estimated live audience of 125,000 people. The teleconference is produced by Hospice Foundation of America, a non-profit organization, which acts as an advocate for the hospice concept of care through ongoing programs of professional education, public information and research on issues relating to illness, loss, grief and bereavement.


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Local graphic designer, Suzanne Smailes Clark, has announced that her freelance creative services and advertising agency, Clark Creative, is available to area businesses and individuals to support their marketing efforts with creative marketing communications and promotional services. These services include design for any advertising or print collateral need from brochures to annual reports and direct mail; copywriting, product photography direction and printing quotes. Digital library maintenance, file creation and conversions, photo retouching, creation of vector files for vendor submissions and creation of interactive PDF files are also capabilities of the agency. “We focus on understanding your business and your customers and work with you to ensure you get the right image and send the right message for a higher return on your investment. We help you find the design solution that best meets your needs, from a simple ad to a corporate identity program, and then we complete it efficiently and economically,” said Clark. The new brand, Clark Creative, is a resurrection of Clark’s previous design studio, The Mill for Graphic Design. Formerly located on Main Street, the studio provided creative, marketing services to many area businesses, nonprofits and private individuals. Most recently, Clark was graphic designer at Holophane Corporation in Granville, Ohio. She is presently employed as Executive Director of United Way of Coshocton County. Clark, who was born and raised in Coshocton, is married to Brian Clark and has two children,

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am writing this column Have you filled out your on Monday afternoon bracket yet? Who do Mar. 15 – and the you have as your final women’s pairings are four? My picks would tonight. And with that be; Kansas, Kansas said, let’s return to the State, Kentucky and men’s tournament for Villanova. But watch just a short sentence out for Baylor, West – go Buckeyes, West Virginia, Georgetown Virginia and Bob and Pittsburgh. I am Huggins! not convinced about Syracuse down the Are you looking Mark fortune stretch but sometimes that for something to do this rest helps. weekend? Looking for a great deal? The NCAA tournament, more Then you have two options with commonly called “March Madness”, regard to both helping out a worthy fulfills a deep seated fantasy in all of cause and getting a good deal. The us – or most of us – that we can root annual Coshocton County Chamber the underdog to victory – regardless of Commerce auction concludes this of school size or location. Or can Saturday, Mar. 20 at Coshocton High we? When you listen to the pundits School with online bidding being you hear that college basketball has conducted on the web now at: www. “achieved parity”, or not. Depends on Proceeds go whom you listen to I guess. To think to help fund Chamber events in the that the Robert Morris’ of this world community. can compete at the same level as a The second opportunity is at Kansas or Kentucky or Duke is simply the River View Junior High school asking too much. We all (or most of auction which will also be held us anyway!) love that Cinderella story Saturday, Mar. 20 beginning at 11 am. that seems to emerge from the NCAA You will find a partial list of items in tournament. David versus Goliath is the article on page 21 in this issue of seemingly worldwide. But we predict The Beacon. Proceeds will be used that this year, as with most years, to fund additional resources for the there will be no magic rock thrown SMART boards purchased last year. from a slingshot that knocks down the Now back to my bracket(s). Giants of college basketball. One of Despite spending numerous hours the number one seeds will cut down of research on the 64 team bracket, the nets in Indianapolis on Monday I imagine that some little pipsqueak night, April 5. with absolutely no knowledge of good The women’s tournament has guard or post play will once again Connecticut and everyone else. But dominate the contest by selecting here in Coshocton County we best their team based upon which “mascot be rootin’ for those U of Dayton is the cutest”, or who has the “prettiest Flyers with the Daugherty girls. uniforms”. Doesn’t that just make And there may be some other local you sick? Beware the Ides of March! college athletes participating in the tournament that I am not aware of. I

Living with multiple sclerosis

Letter to the editor March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month, and I ask that you please print this letter in your newspaper. MS can impact the lives of those of us with MS in many ways. In addition, it is a very unpredictable disease so it can make an impact on our day at any time. Most of us with MS have changed our lives to accommodate this unpredictability. For me, my mornings are best so I do any shopping or driving early in my day to accommodate this MonSter which I’ve had for nearly 24 years. Many MSers make such accommodations every day of our lives. Yes, I am the one who seemingly walks without effort from the handicapped parking space knowing that when I get to the door, a cart will act as my “assistive device”. By the time I finish my shopping, my energy and stamina will also be finished. Like an old refrigerator that steals your electricity, MS steals my energy. By the end of each day, I can no

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longer feel my feet or hands, and I am completely exhausted especially on shopping days. Although MS can strike at any time in someone’s life, it generally makes itself known between the ages of 20 and 40. For me that was at age 29. I was an upwardly mobile business professional completely entrenched in my career. Because of many of my MS challenges, I chose to quit working, which was one of the most difficult decisions of my life. Most of us know that when one door closes, another opens. For me, moving to Coshocton County in 2002 to a more simple life and environment helped me to maintain some quality of life. In addition, I’ve found others here who are also in the MS Boat so to speak, which is why we started our PPMS Support Group. Thank you for helping us MSers to SHINE! Sincerely, Cj Crawford Co-facilitator, Positive Purpose MS Support Group

From The Coshocton Wochenblatt January 1910 Mrs. Lillie B Murphy went to Probate Court to start divorce proceedings against her husband, Fredrick Murphy. She accused him of neglect and abuse and wants custody of her five children and temporary alimony. Her husband allegedly wanted to kill her with a butcher knife. She withdrew the complaint days later. Mayor Cassingham appointed Fred Timmons Safety Director and Farley Commerth as Director of Service. Including the Mayor, this is the Central Board which will govern the city. Andrew Fisher is Clerk of the board. The board will meet daily and the secretary can be reached at the Courthouse.

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The Pink Ladies, a volunteer group at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital, have made an investment in the Obstetrics unit at the hospital. New babies have always had the opportunity to be photographed before leaving the hospital, but now with the purchase of this new camera and software, families of newborns will receive higher quality photos as well as the ability to share them with family members anywhere. Once pictures are taken, the parents are provided with a website and their own password that they can share with anyone they choose. They can then go online and order pictures of the precious new arrival. 20% of the purchase price will go back to the Pink Ladies here at Coshocton Hospital. Becky Shroyer, Volunteer Coordinator at the hospital, states “This is such a wonderful service that we can provide for the families here at our hospital. These pictures turn out great!” The Pink Ladies at Coshocton Hospital are all volunteers that give their time to helping throughout the hospital. They are able to do projects such as this by doing various fundraiser throughout the year. To learn more about the new photography program or about becoming a volunteer at the hospital, please contact Becky Shroyer at 623-4198.

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Applications for the 2010 4-H Endowment Youth Leadership Scholarship are now available from local high school guidance offices or by contacting Nick Fisher at 824-3355. Area high school seniors pursuing additional education through career training or college courses may apply. Applicants must be current Coshocton County 4-H members who have learned leadership skills and performed in leadership roles in their 4-H career. Deadline for submitting applications to the local OSU Extension Office is April 1.

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Coshoctonian Award Nominations

The Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the prestigious “Coshoctonian” Award. All nominations should be submitted by Friday, March 26. The award recognizes and honors an individual’s long-term contribution to the wellbeing and economic climate of Coshocton County. This year’s recipient will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on Friday, April 30. Letters of nomination should be addressed to Mr. Robin Coffman at the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, 401 Main St., Coshocton, OH 43812. All nominations should include an outline of the individual’s accomplishments as there are no nomination forms. All nominees must be residents of Coshocton County. Renomination of potential candidates would be appropriate and is encouraged with an updated outline of their accomplishments. A committee consisting of Chamber representatives, city and county officials, and a previous award winner will select this year’s recipient. This year marks the 28th year of the Coshoctonian Award. Edward E. Montgomery was the first recipient and Sally Bullens was last year’s honoree. Anyone having questions about the “Coshoctonian” Award should call the Chamber office at 622-5411.

Coshocton County Youth Leadership accepting applications Coshocton County Youth Leadership (CCYL), a Leadership Coshocton County and Coshocton Foundation program, is accepting applications for the 2010-2011 program year. Coshocton County Youth Leadership provides a basic foundation of leadership skills for each student to build upon. It assists in the development of communication skills and presents an opportunity to interact with community leaders and fellow participants. Through this experience CCYL participants gain an awareness of Coshocton County’s resources, challenges and opportunities. This educational program is for current sophomores who apply now and attend during their junior year of high school. Participation from all Coshocton County high schools is encouraged, to add diversity to the class. If sophomores plan to attend the Coshocton County Career Center as juniors, they can still participate in this program. Application deadline is April 9. Applications can be obtained from high school guidance counselors, the Coshocton Foundation Web site: ( leadership), the Leadership Coshocton County office at 220 S. Fourth St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812 or by calling 740-622-0010.

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Inside Coshocton is out for the month of March and can be found on Time Warner Channel 2 and on Each month, Inside Coshocton features a local business or organization that makes Coshocton County a better place. This month, the feature is about Health Services of Coshocton. Inside Coshocton airs daily on Time Warner Channel 2 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The show can also be found on demand on www. The Web site is being produced locally by Hasseman Marketing & Communications. For more information on the show, or to promote a local event, contact Hasseman Marketing & Communications at (740) 622-7429 or visit

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innovative product or service, involvement of owners or employees in community activities and/or support. The Small Business of the Year Award will be presented at the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner which will take place on April 30. Applications should be addressed to the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, 401 Main Street. A list of previous winners is available at the chamber of commerce.



is now accepting nominations for the Richard Rea Small Business of the Year Award. All nominations need to be submitted no later than Friday, April 9. The award, now sponsored by the Coshocton Kiwanis Club, is named in honor of Richard Rea, founder of Rea & Associates, and recognizes an outstanding small business in the Coshocton County community. Nominations may be made by a customer, employee, owner, or friend of the business. The business, with 75 or fewer employees, must be located in Coshocton County, a member of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, and have been in business for at least 3 years. Some of the factors used to determine the winner


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just really support the music program – it is really humbling to me”. Darby Croft, a seventh grader participating in the musical, said, “It’s actually a play and a musical. I like to sing and am looking forward to seeing my friends and families have a good time”.

How can I help? You can continue to help the River View junior high by participating in the fund raising auction this Saturday, Mar. 20 at 11 am. The event will be held in the junior high gymnasium with donated items from the community being auctioned off to raise funds for additional SMART board resources at the school.

March 20th: Dairy Judging Clinic in Animal Science Building and Arena With so many of the usual dairy judging invitationals that were hampered by poor weather conditions, Bonnie Ayars invites everyone to

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With over 100 kids participating both onstage and backstage, the River View Junior high school choir presented “A Kid’s Life” musical play on Friday, Mar. 12 in the high school auditorium. The program followed a spaghetti dinner whose purpose was for families to spend time together more than raising money. Dawn Anglin, the Jr. High and High School choir director said, “The premise of the show is teenagers hanging out and then all the power goes out. All of their electronic gadgets quit working and the kids are devastated. No Xbox, Playstation, TV or cell phones. But their parents say, “Don’t worry – Grandma and Grandpa will be here soon!” Parents were played by Sharon and Dave Tatro with Alan English and Cathy Ames providing a giant spark of enthusiasm that fed the kids beyond the spaghetti dinner. Anglin continued, “The proceeds will go into the junior high music department fund to help defray the cost of new uniforms. We all wear the same uniform regardless of being in the choir or the band. The kids are really excited about this show. I wasn’t sure how they would respond to the show – but they have really embraced the idea of going back to good old fashioned fun. The dinner is a first – I certainly want to thank the parents that helped get this together, the parents and teaching staff have been just amazing. They

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bowl of soup. Then, everyone rose and sang, “Amazing Grace”. Afterward, Philip Hunt, pastor at the Central Christian Church, sang a beautiful arrangement of “Grace that is Greater than all our Sin”. Then, Rev. James MacDonald gave the sermon. He gave a brief history of John Newton’s life and why he wrote “Amazing Grace”. He spoke of how we are all wretches, but the gift of God through Jesus Christ saves us from our wretchedness. This Easter season, we should look to the empty tomb which frees us from suffering and the fear of pain, death and hell. He ended the sermon challenging everyone to look at the future with hope. “We should be hopeful people,” said Rev. MacDonald, “because look at the hope of an empty cross, an empty tomb.” Rev. MacDonald closed with a benediction and had this to say after the luncheon: “If everyone let Jesus Christ into their lives, we’d all be loving and forgiving and we wouldn’t be fighting and arguing. The problem is that people who say they are Christian are still fighting with each other. If everyone who said they are Christians started acting like they should, more people would want to become Christians.”


Churches in Coshocton County celebrated the fifth Wednesday of Lent with a Lenten Luncheon at the Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, March 10. During the season of Lent, the Presbyterian Church hosts a small luncheon and service every Wednesday until Easter. For this particular luncheon, Roscoe United Methodist Church, Warsaw United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church and St. John’s United Church of Christ provided and served the food. Guests to the luncheon had a choice between a steaming hot cup of chili or chicken noodle soup with a wide variety of delicious pies. Crackers, cornbread, vegetables, butter and cheese filled the tables. Hinds Jersey Farm and Court Square Café provided the cheese. “The Lenten Luncheon is a reflection of the core values of this community,” said Mayor Steve Mercer, “It’s great to see this many churches represented here.” The churches asked for a minimum donation of $3 for the luncheon with all proceeds going toward the Church Women United and will be used to provide school clothing for needy children in the county. The luncheon started at 11:45. Everyone socialized with each other and enjoyed their

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by mark fortune The Grace United Methodist Church relay for life team held their annual breakfast on Saturday morning, Mar. 13 to raise funds for this year’s team. With coffee, juice, pancakes, croissants, sausage gravy and biscuits, and custom made omelets with ham, green peppers, onion, tomatoes, cheese and sour cream, a person was not going to go hungry at this breakfast! Breakfast organizer, Mary Hughes said, “This is a group effort with a lot of people helping out. We would like to do as good this year as last year, at least $10,000, and we have a great captain in Nancy Van Horn. She always has

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Eight students in the IT Tech Prep Electronics program at the Coshocton County Career Center took home top honors at this year’s Digital Electronics competition, sponsored by Kent State University’s Engineering Department. Each year, the university sponsors six different contests, as part of a competition designed to recognize and promote secondary-level student performance in the fields of science and engineering. The competition is a partnership between technical education at the secondary and post-secondary levels, and local industry. This year, three Career Center juniors finished in second, third and fourth places in the Digital Electronics contest, the competition that typically garners the largest number of entries. The challenge for this year’s contest was to design and construct a circuit board that functioned as a working digital stopwatch, using facilities and tools provided by the university. Contestants were required to attend a seven-hour training session to understand the contest requirements and to receive their supplies. Each student was then given approximately two to three weeks to complete and submit his or her projects. Matt Wilkes finished second in the challenge and received a $100 cash prize and a $1,000 scholarship to Kent State University. Coming in third was Nick Rahn, who received a $750 scholarship, and Gage Conway who finished fourth. The Video Game Design contest also saw Coshocton County Career Center’s Electronics students fare well, with students again taking second, third and fourth places. Senior Garth Ott came in second, earning a $1,000 scholarship and a $100 cash prize. Senior Chris Ward finished third, earning a $750 scholarship and Robbie Cox finished fourth. In the Robotic Design contest, Career Center students also swept second, third and fourth places, this time with the program’s seniors. Matt Schlarb received a $100 cash prize and a $1,000 scholarship for his second-place finish,

Winners in the Kent State University Robotics contest are [L-R]: River View senior Matt Schlarb, second place; Ridgewood senior Wendy Proffit, third place; and Coshocton senior Garth Ott, fourth place. Schlarb also placed fifth in the Computer Animation Design contest. photo

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A family tradition over two centuries old continues on the Princeton Valley Farms By Beth Dulaney Imagine fields filled with lush strawberries, leafy spinach and lettuce, plump tomatoes, juicy carrots and cucumbers, and delicious potatoes. Now imagine all these scrumptious fruits and vegetables are all organic and grown here in Coshocton County. George McCoy has a passion for farming, and it shows. George has known he has wanted to be a farmer ever since he was two years old. Farming is in his blood. George comes from a long line of farmers. His family has been farming right here in Coshocton County since the early 1800s. And after George had many previous jobs including plumbing and working in antiques, he finally found his true calling. He’s back on the farm grown fresh food and loving every minute of it. “It’s just a piece of me,” George said, “The soil is a part of my soul. I like being a farmer. No question about it.”

George is also one of the original founders of the Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market begins in May at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds every Saturday from 8:30 - Noon. He sells all different varieties of his products including fresh-picked corn, juicy strawberries, crisp green beans, honey and syrup, flour to make cornmeal, and even flowers. George also sells directly from his farm. He’s setting up a vegetable stand for the summer where the public can chose from his forty different varieties of vegetables, including twenty-two varieties of lettuce, ten varieties of tomatoes, and three to four different kinds of melon. Every vegetable, right down to the smallest pea, has been carefully researched and grown with tender love by George and his wife. George said he researched and uses heirloom open pollinated seeds to ensure the product has their best possible flavor. “It’s my life,” said George, “I love what I do. It’s a business, but it’s my way of life. From the starting of the seeds to the closing at the end of the season, I love what I do. I even like to pick weeds!” It’s definitely evident that George loves his job, but he is concerned about future farmers in America because of the National Animal Identification Service (NAIS). If this law passes in Ohio, every farmer, right down to the lady who owns a few chickens across the street, will be required to place a computer chip inside of the animal for tracking purposes. George is afraid, along with other farmers in America that this will turn the little farmer into a corporation and the government will have a say in how the farm is run.

Down on the farm George McCoy owns Princeton Valley Farms in Coshocton County. To say that he loves what he does is an understatement. Here, George proudly displays his growing spinach leaves in one of his fourteen greenhouses. These leafy beauties, along with his other quality wares, will be on sale at the Farmer’s Market starting in May at the Coshocton Fairgrounds. Beacon photo by Beth Dulaney

“I still think the small farms is where it’s at,” said George. “It’s better for the soil, the air, the water, and even the economy.” But for right now, the spinach, peas and carrots have been planted, and George is looking forward to planting the zucchini, cucumbers, and his 10,000 strawberry plants once the snow melts. His also looking forward to the upcoming spring when he can start tending the animals and planting in the greenhouses. The summer looks bright with picking the strawberries, cutting the lettuce and spinach, all before the sun comes up. And then comes the harvest in the fall, the fruit of the labor. It’s a six day a week job, but George is the man to make sure it gets done, and make sure it gets done right.



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As the world population soars, there is an even greater demand for the food and fiber produced in the United States. Today’s farmers understand the importance of improving the quality and quantity of food available to the world. According to the US Census Bureau, it is estimated that there will be 7.5 billion people in the world by the year 2020 (we’re currently at 6.2 billion). It’s agriculture’s job to find a way to feed those people. Advancements in crop technology, equipment technology and information management will make that possible. American farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry have met and will continue to meet this challenge again and again. Farm Credit Services of Mid-America is a $15.5 billion financial services cooperative serving over 85,500 farmers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee. The association provides loans for all farm and rural living purposes including real estate, operating, equipment and housing and related services such as crop and life insurance and vehicle, equipment and building leases. For more information about Farm Credit, call 1-800444-FARM or go online at www.e-farmcredit. com.

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When disaster strikes our local decade or so, farmers are forced farmers, the weather is bad, or prices to become focused on one product are low, the Farm Service Agency in instead of being able to diversify. Coshocton County is always there This creates a problem because to help a farmer in need. when the product has a downturn, The Farm Service Agency the farmer has no other product started as a recovery act after the to turn to help him get through. Great Depression to help farmers Jacobs used the example of stocks make it through the touch times. to explain the situation. If you buy They started with one main goal: several stocks, when the bad one to support agriculture and farmers. fails, the good ones will help you Almost a century later, the Farm get through the hard times. But if Service Agency is still operating you only buy one or two stocks, and maintaining that one goal. when they fail, you have nothing to They guarantee safe and cheap food bounce back with. This can create supply for American people and to a problem for local farmers and for help keep prices level. centralized farmers throughout the About seven to eight hundred United States. people participate in the program Through the good times and the each year. When disaster strikes, FSA staff members From l - r: Sandra Wilson, Program Technician; Darla bad, Jacobs says he enjoys his job whether it is bad weather or low Markley, Program Technician; Michael Jacob, County Executive Director; Steven and the most rewarding aspect of his job is helping out the community. prices for farmers, the Farm Service Finton, Field Reporter photo submitted to the beacon “I like dealing with the farmers Agency is there to help financially, programs dedicated to helping the local farmer. secure funding to help farmers rebuild their Their loan program provides low interest loans who come in,” said Jacobs, “The farm community damaged property, create water sources for for grain bins and hay barns. They also have has a personality all its own. A farmer comes in livestock, or help the farmer financially while used loans, which are geared toward high school and I can talk to them about their personal life they wait out a price drop. students who are interested in agriculture, but and help them out in their situation. It’s definitely “Everyone has different situations,” said have no real experience yet. This program helps all about the clientele.” Mike Jacobs, county executive director, “I don’t them to get their feet wet. There is also the For more information on the Farm Service talk to too many people who come in and say, conservation reserve program that is used for Agency, contact their office at 622-8087. oh that program didn’t work out for me. Farmers land that has become environmentally sensitive come in the next year and want to participate and is out of production. This program gives in the program again. That tells me that these money to the farmers in order to protect that land programs are working. Agriculture is a huge and in compensation for that land that they can business in this community and it generates a lot no longer use. of income. We try to keep farmers in business.” Jacobs said that one of the main problems The Farm Service Agency usually sees with farming today is that farmers are more an increase in their business during the fall. centralized now. Farmers used to be more Farmers grow their grain and then take whatever diverse, but with the recent economy in the last the market gives them at that time. Farmers cannot set their own prices on their product. G IN ! They must take whatever they can sell it for at PT TS E N C IE the time. When the harvest comes and the price AC AT P W Call our office today to schedule an appointment and consultation. 622-3677 for grain is low because of abundance, the Farm NO EW N Service Agency can help these farmers wait out We Offer Custom tailored relief for: the tough times until grain prices raise again. • Whiplash, painful joints • Neck, shoulder and/or arm pain The Farm Service Agency has a variety of • Frequent headaches • Tight Muscles, numbness • Low back, hip or leg pain • Nervousness, loss of sleep • Slipped discs, sciatica • Pain between the shoulders

Library News from Coshocton County Public Libraries Books Galore Book Store; Coshocton Public Library; Monday: March 22, 29; The Friends of the Library used book store in the library basement has hard magazines, movies, audio books, hard and paperback books and more, all at rock-bottom prices. Call 740-622-0956 for information. 3 – 6 p.m. Preschool Story Time; Tuesday: March 23, 30; West Lafayette Branch Library; Children, ages 3-5, are invited to Preschool Story Time for stories, finger plays, and songs with your story time friends. The weekly story time will continue through April 27. Registration is requested by calling the Branch at 545-6672. 11:30 a.m. - Noon Evening Preschool Story Time; Coshocton Public Library; Tuesday: March 23, 30; Children, 3-5 years old, are invited to Preschool Story Time to enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs with your story time friends. The weekly story time runs through April 27. Register by calling 622-0956. 6:30 – 7 p.m. Books Galore Book Store; Coshocton Public Library; Wednesday: March 24, 31; The Friends of the Library used book store in the library basement has hard magazines, movies, audio books, hard and paperback books and more, all at rock-bottom prices. Call 740-622-0956 for information. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Preschool Story Time; Coshocton Public Library; Wednesday: March 17, 24, 31; Children, 3-5 years old, are invited to Preschool Story Time to enjoy stories, finger plays, and songs with your story time friends. The weekly event will run through April 28. Register by calling 622-0956. 10:30 – 11 a.m. Plugged and Unplugged; Coshocton Public Library; Wednesday: March 17, 24, 31; Teens are invited to the Coshocton Public Library for online and traditional gaming. Board Games, Video Games, Internet Access, Friends, Snacks and Fun! Call 740622-0956 to register, or

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2:30 – 5 p.m. Coffee Chat for Adults; West Lafayette Branch Library; Wednesday: March 17; Adults are invited to hear about eight of the Best Selling fiction and non-fiction books while enjoying a cup of coffee. Cyndy Sedlock from the Good News Bookstore will host this lively book talk program. To register 740545-6672. 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Babytime Lapsit; Coshocton Public Library; Thursday: March 18, 25; Mrs. Shutt and Mrs. Custer lead babies ages 0-2, and their moms (or caregivers) in interactive stories, rhymes, songs, and finger plays. Please register by calling the library at 740-6220956. 10:30 – 11 a.m. Pizza and Pages; Coshocton Public Library; Thursday: March 18; Pizza and Pages Children’s Book Discussion Club, for children grades 4 – 6, meets on the third Thursday of every month during the school year. Call the library to reserve the book for the current month and let us know what you like on your pizza. Reservations for this event are requested. March: The Giver by Lois Lowry 4 – 5 p.m. Teen Monopoly Tournament; West Lafayette Branch Library; Thursday, March 18; Teens! It’s time to ‘pass go’! Come show what you know about the world of Monopoly at this evening of tournament play. Register by calling 740-545-6672. 5 – 7:30 p.m. Animanga Gaming Olympixz; Coshocton Public Library; Saturday, March 20; Teens, ages 13 and up, are invited to a day of video gaming tournaments. $1.50 for the first game and 25 cents for each additional game. Includes Halo, Brawl and Yu-Gi-Oh, among other games. Limit of 35. Call 740-622-0956 to sign-up. Keeping a Personal Journal; Coshocton Public Library; Wednesday, March 24; Learn how keeping a personal journal can enrich your life. We will discuss tips, techniques, and types of journals. We will also

spend time doing some writing. Materials will be provided. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Lewis “Pooch” Blackson Display; West Lafayette Public Library; Through the month of March; Several items of “Sheet Music” art from the collection of Lewis “Pooch” Blackson are on display at the West Lafayette branh library during the month of March. All selections date back to the early 1900s. Book of the Week Adult Fiction Except the Queen by Jane Yolen

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March 17, 2010

Community Calendar

18 Local Events

Spaghetti Supper. Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Health Services of Coshocton, Horizons and RHDD will sponsor a spaghetti supper for the community in honor of March as Developmental Disability Month. It will be at Hopewell School on March 17 from 5 - 7 p.m. Multiple celebrity servers will be present with the proceeds benefitting individuals in our county with disabilities. Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament. The Warsaw Business Association, a qualified 501c3 Charitable Organization, will have a Texas Hold”Em Poker Tournament at Bethlehem Grange Hall on US Route 36 between Coshocton and Warsaw on Friday, March 19 with doors opening at 5 p.m. and a $30 tournament at 6:30 p.m. with 10,000 in chips and Saturday, March 20 with doors opening at 11 a.m., $30 tournament at Noon and 3:30 p.m. $30 tournament and 7 p.m. $90 3 person team tournament. Food served all day. Free tax filing. Qualified person who earn $57,000 or less a year can have their taxes done for free. Call 740-295-3599 to schedule an appointment at Job and Family Services on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. or at the main office Monday through Friday. Both are by appointment only. Art display by local artists. Mary Lou McConnell is showing her watercolor paintings along with Lorie Udischas who is displaying acrylic and watercolor pictures. Art can be viewed in the window next to the Mentoring Center, 441 Main St. Coshocton. On display at the West Lafayette Branch Library during the month of March are several items of “Sheet-Music” art from the collection of Lewis “Pooch” Blackson. All selections date back to the early 1900’s. Several items of “Sheet Music” art from the collection of Lewis “Pooch” Blackson are on display at the West Lafayette Branch Library during the month of March. All selections date back to the early 1900s.


Relay for Life. Team Annin is sponsoring Breakfast with the Easter Bunny with Easter Egg Hunt following on Saturday, March 27 (Snow/rain date is Saturday, April 3) at Annin & Co. located at 700 S. 3rd Street, Coshocton. Breakfast will be from 8 – 11 a.m., with the Easter Egg Hunt following at 11:15 a.m. Breakfast will include 2 pancakes, 3 sausage links, juice, milk or coffee. Age groups for egg hunt are 2 - 4 years old, 5 - 6 years old, 7 - 8 years old, 9 - 10 years old. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for kids under age 10. Breakfast includes the egg hunt. Deadline to sign up is March 26. Please call 6224447 ext. 0 to sign up. Money is due at time of sign up. Appetizer Buffet and Wine Tasting. Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office Relay for Life team fundraiser, Appetizer Buffet and Wine Tasting will be April 15 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Uncorked located at 365 N Whitewoman Street in Roscoe. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at Uncorked, WTNS, The Party Package Too, Sheriff’s Office Relay for Life Team Members or by Calling Kim at 502-2154, Emily at 502-7903 or Nina at 502-3729. Benefit for Bill Courtright. On Saturday, April 24 at the Moose Family Center #935 is a benefit for Bill Courtright that is open to the public. Bill was recently diagnosed with incurable multiple myeloma cancer. There will be a Mini Bike Run at 10 a.m. until Noon with $10 per bike. Cornhole Tournament will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Spaghetti dinner is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 6 from Noon until gone. Dinner will also include salad, bread and dessert, and shredded chicken, sloppy joes and chicken and noodles will be served. An auction will begin at 2 p.m. with items including OSU & NFL signed sports memorabilia, Longaberger items, pok-

er table, craft and etc. thanks to Brad Baker and Sam Fortune and family. Live Music starts at 9 p.m. with Left of Center band. Contacts for donations include: Jan Everhart at 502-3254, Linda Florence at 2947834, Travis Brown at 622-3754, Cathy Courtright at 622-1156, Sue Wilson at 622-8121, Selena Cross at 610-3152, Sheila Thomas at 294-8648, Terrie Brown at 502-6444 and Suzanne Ames at 623-0881 Relay for Life. Team Super Cure will sponsor a men’s softball tournament on April 24 at Lake Park. The softball tournament starts at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Richard Gates at740-575-4477.

Support Groups

Coshocton County ADHD Support Group. Are you struggling with a child or children who may have ADHD? There is help in the area! There are many who may not be aware of the help, but there is a support group in Coshocton County! The group meets once a month! If you have any suggestions or ideas, please share them. The ADHD Support Group will be at St. John’s UCC, 808 Orange St. For more information or questions, contact Angie Moses at 740-623-8551 or by email at

Club Meetings

Coshocton County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7:30 - 9 p.m. at Coshocton Library Basement Meeting Room. On April 20 the discussion will be Novelty Tour by Mark Clark.

Church Events

Mexican Fiesta. X4J Youth Group Café of Coshocton Christian Tabernacle is sponsoring a Mexican Fiesta on Wednesday, March 17 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. All you can eat is $6 for adults and children 10 and under for $4. Meal includes taco bar, dessert and beverage. Coshocton Christian Tabernacle is located at 23891 Airport Rd, located across from Wal-mart on SR 26. Soup Supper. Renner’s United Church of Christ Soup Supper will be Saturday, March 20 with serving starting at 4 p.m. with a free will donation. Menu will include chili, chicken noodle and bean soup, Jell-O salad, pie or cake, rolls, relishes and beverage. Pancake Fundraiser. The Salvation Army will be having a Pancake fundraiser on March 20 from 10 a.m. - Noon at 219 N 4th Street. The funds will go towards the youth events for The Salvation Army teen group. Prices are $3 for 3 pancakes, 2 sausages and a drink or $5 for all you can eat pancakes, 2 sausage and a drink. If you have questions please contact Brennen Hinzman at 622-0971. Fish and Shrimp Fry. Sacred Heart School’s Fish and Shrimp Fry will be Friday, March 26 from 5 - 8 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit Sacred Heart School. Spaghetti Supper. The West Lafayette United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti supper on Friday, March 26 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church at the corner of Oak Street and Russell Avenue. The supper is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and Community Ministries. Tickets are available at the church office located at 120 West Union Avenue or by phone 750-545-6368. A Gathering of Songs. A Tribute to the Lord in Songs performed by various local talent will be on Saturday, March 27 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Cornerstone North Church located at 1124 West State Street in Newcomerstown. Admission is Free, and all are welcome. Free soups, sandwiches, coffee and dessert will be available. Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Coshocton Alliance Church will be sponsoring its Annual Easter Egg Hunt, rain or shine, Saturday, April 3 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Coshocton Alliance Church. The Easter Egg Hunt will be for children ages 4 years through

4th grade. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the Easter Egg Hunt, a free lunch, and a special Easter story. Special prizes will be awarded along with literature to take home. For more information, contact the church office at 622-1078 Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. – Noon. The Warsaw UMC Jacob’s Closet new hours of operation. Beginning in February, we will be open every Thursday from 9 - noon, and the last Thursday of each month, 9 - noon and 5 – 8 p.m. At this time, we will no longer accept any clothing until the first of March. The church is located at 130 E. Church St. in Warsaw. For more information, call 740-824-3228.

School News

The Fourth Annual Spaghetti Dinner, sponsored by the Coshocton High School Music Boosters, will be on March 18. Dinner will be served from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Coshocton High School cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and available from any Coshocton High School band or choir member. For further ticket information, contact the Coshocton Music Department at 622-7861. Fundraising Auction. River View Junior High School will have a Fundraising Auction on March 20 at 10 a.m. in the RVJH gymnasium. Proceeds from the auction will be used to purchase AirlinerWS100 Wireless Slates, a document camera and Senteo Student Response Systems. These items are all interactive technology for the SMART Boards that are in our classrooms. These items will enable teachers to engage each student in the lesson. SMART Boards are interactive whiteboards that turns the computer and data projector into a powerful tool for teaching and presenting. Rock the Arts, a Celebration of Education at Coshocton City Schools, is May 8. The awesome tie dye T-shirts are on sale now in promotion of the event! Forms can be picked up in any Coshocton City School Office. T-shirts are $12 and the money is due to CHS by March 31. Wear your Rockin’ T-shirt to the event on Saturday, May 8 at CHS!

Public Record

Coshocton Common Pleas Court – Divorces/Dissolutions Dissolutions Granted: Rusty Lee Bluck of West Lafayette from Sharon Kay Bluck of Columbus Divorces Granted: Laurelanne E Ratliff of Coshocton from Eddie W Ratliff of Shiloh Marriages: None to report Land Transfers: 3/5 Fannie Mae Federal Mortgage Association to Gerald D Hochstetler Jr.; $8,000 American General Parcel # 043-00002696-00 to Kingdom First Properties; $5,000 3/8 Hair 1965 LLC to Allen C and Cindy L Bridges; $36,500 3/9 David M Dawson and Nancy L Dawson to Steven L Hitchens and Salena A Hitchens; $160,000 Robin F Beran and Marilyn J Beran to Steven L Hitchens and Salena A Hitchens; $160,000 3/10 Sharon I Baird to Douglas J Vorisek and Christine A Vorisek; $90,000 David M Miller and Miriam E Miller to Abe J Yoder and Alma L Yoder; $135,000

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March 18th, 1950 Bonjour! Paul Talbott Jr, Coshocton graduate attending the Ohio State University, received a special guest at the college. French actress Denise Darcel, who appeared in pictures such as “Battleground”, was interviewed by Talbott, editor and reporter for the campus newspaper, The Sundial. Talbott asked her many important questions during the interview such as, what do you think of American men and what she thought of women wearing slacks. Darcel said that she loved all men and that she would never wear slacks as they hide all that feminine beauty. Darcel and Talbott posed for a picture before she returned to her native country. Bon Voyage, Ms. Darcel. classified hotline 622-4ADS

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March 20th, 1960 Congratulations were in order for the Coshocton plant of James B Clow and Sons who celebrated their golden anniversary the past St. Patrick’s Day. The local manufacturing plant broke ground for construction in 1908 and cast its first pipe on St. Patrick’s Day in 1910. Except for a brief shut down in the 30s to install the new centrifugal casting method, it has been operating in full swing since. To commemorate the special occasion, Eugene Bordenkirker, who retired after 49 years of service and who was one of the original employees, came back once more to cast the first pipe that represented the next 50 years of success.


March 18th, 1970 Teachers and students at the Coshocton High and Middle School received shocking news as they walked through the buildings that morning. There had supposedly been a bomb set in both schools that was scheduled to go off at 10 a.m. Supt. Roy McKinley received a call that morning just as he was about ready to leave for work warning him that a bomb would go off in both schools later that morning. The police and fire departments arrived to search the building, but no bomb was found. Students and teachers evacuated the buildings calmly and without incident. Most thought it was only a prank. Thankfully, that’s exactly what it was and no one was hurt. Classes resumed the next day.


March 22nd, 1980 Ridgewood fans celebrated as the girls’ basketball team beat Ironton 53-47 and moved on to the finals. The first half of the game didn’t look too promising as the girls were behind 13 points in the first period. But after halftime, the girls erupted and finished the game just barely beating their opponent. Only seconds before the game ended, the crowd erupted with shouts and cheers. Team members and cheerleaders came together for a group hug as they celebrated this near loss turned glorious victory. Ridgewood then played Delphos St. John’s for the Class AA State Championship. All information was obtained from microfilm of the Coshocton Tribune at the Coshocton County Library.

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The Elite Dance Force will be presenting its annual “Elite Spectacular” on Saturday March 20 at Coshocton High School’s McKinley Auditorium. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. The show will feature the competition routines the dancers are performing this season. The performances will consist of solos, duets, trios, small & large groups and the always popular production number. Many different styles of dance will be showcased including tap, lyrical, hip hop and jazz. The Elite Dance Force is a competition team that travels and competes in numerous competitions around the state. They perform at many local events in our community. This fall, they will be traveling to Florida to perform at the Walt Disney World Resort. Tickets for the Elite Spectacular are $7 each and are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased from any Elite Dance Force member or by calling Miss Jennifer’s Dance Studio at 622-3423.

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it’s electric! The fifth grade students at Sacred Heart are exploring electricity. They are building circuits using switches and multiple devices to see how electricity can be changed into light energy, sound energy and kinetic energy. The students also experimented with multiple devices in a circuit to determine how voltage drops when they are wired in series circuits. They then built parallel circuits and compared the voltage to our series circuits. Pictured from left to right are Brody Smythe, Gretchen Lozowski and Emily Kobel. photo submitted to the beacon


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Volume 2, Number 33 of The Coshocton County Beacon

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