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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Beacon The Coshocton County

Volume 1, Number 17

Shining a Positive Light on Coshocton County



December 24- January 13, 2008

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas


Pictured are Tucker and Madelyn Nelson with Alice Hoover, preparing to pass the flame of their candles to members of the River View Certified Gold Chorale, at the Saturday evening, December 13th Roscoe Village candle lighting ceremony. (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune) Story page 4

Coshocton County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Holds Dinner - Page 6

“A Christmas Story” Quiz Test Your Knowledge of this Holiday Classic - Page 13

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One of the things I appreciate the most about Christmas is the quietness. Do you ever take a moment to step outside and reflect on the lack of noise? And of course, if you are blessed to have some little ones around your house, you know that the out of doors may be the only place that you can gather your thoughts! As I get older, I notice the lack of traffic, factory noise and the general overall feeling of peacefulness on this special day. This is just one of the special moments that Christmas brings. As we gather to celebrate Christmas 2008 and the upcoming New Year, a brief pause to reflect on this past year brings things into stark reality. 2008 started out gently enough but as we all know, soon turned into the tumultuous year that will mark 2008 as a year of many firsts. The collapse of our financial markets, $4.00 a gallon gasoline and now, very possibly the demise of our domestic auto industry, brought on a flurry of activity and bailouts that are

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still in discussion. Continued job losses and layoffs around the country and in our own community means that for many this Christmas will be difficult at best. For several in our community this Christmas will be marked by a significant and heartbreaking loss, whether it is through a parent, child or special loved one. Keep these people in your thoughts. They need to know that this community is lifting them up. The men and women of our armed forces that continue to fight and sacrifice for our country also need our prayers and support. As you know by reading and listening to all of the local media during the past few weeks, many in our community have been very busy trying to help those in need. Whether it be through the Salvation Army, Toys for Tots, United Way, churches, Food Pantry’s, or other groups and organizations working hard to provide for those in need, rest assured that the people of Coshocton County have stepped up big this year. The need in 2009 may very well be as great – most of the economic pundits are expressing that it may be

mid-2010 before we see the economy start to turn around. Regardless, we are confident that those in our community that hold positions of leadership will be striving hard to make gains on our behalf. Let’s also remember that the need for food, clothing and shelter will not leave with the turkey carcass, melting snow, wrapping paper or the gift boxes that make their way to the trash dumpster after Christmas. This need will continue well into 2009. We have a lot of work to do. So, relax a bit during the holidays, drink some eggnog and then let’s get to it!

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of course, auctioneer Jim Nelson, who volunteers his time and crew every year – they have been involved since our first year! I am just so very grateful and appreciative to everyone in the community that donates items and food for the auction, to all those that come out and bid and buy”. To get things started, Randy Hutchison led things off with the Cowboy prayer. William “Bill” Appis told us that he heard it was a good auction – for a good purpose – and you can get some things at a good value. This helps the community and I am glad that

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas ...continued from page 1 The annual Roscoe Village candle lighting took a slightly different twist this year at the Saturday, December 13th lighting. Alice Hoover, portraying her character Eliza Johnson, who was the wife of Roscoe’s first doctor, read the ‘Twas the Night before Christmas story to Madelyn (age 8) and Tucker (age 5) Nelson, children of Scott and Jennifer Nelson of Coshocton. Following musical performances by local group “The Sisters of Salvation” and the River View Certified Gold

Chorale, led by Dawn Anglin, Chad Miller, property manager for the Roscoe Village Foundation, with Bambi Fitch signing, thanked those gathered for making the candle lighting a part of their Christmas observance. Miller also thanked Larry and Carol Smith of Fresno for donating the tree that adorns the hillside. The crowd listened with rapt attention while trying to stay warm as Hoover mesmerized the children with an enthusiastic rendition of the famous story

that almost never was. After the reading, Hoover and the Nelson children lit their candles and began passing the flame through the River View Chorale as the sea of darkness slowly began to glow with the soft light of candles as “Silent Night, Holy Night” was sung. The audience “oohed” and “aahed” as the large tree sprang to life in a blaze of light. If you have not been to a candle lighting at Roscoe Village we suggest you put it on your calendar for next year. You won’t be disappointed.

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A Christmas Prayer

Bible Verse:

Loving Father, help us remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share in the song of the angels, the gladness of the shepherds and the wisdom of the wise men.

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” Luke 2:14 (KJV)

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May the Christmas morning make us happy to be Thy children and the Christmas evening bring us to our beds with grateful thoughts, forgiving and forgiven, for Jesus’ sake. Amen

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Carnes Boys Honored at Annual OGS Dinner Brian and Donnie Carnes were enthusiastic about receiving their pin and certificate for induction into the Coshocton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society’s First Families, Pioneer Families and Civil War Families lineage during the evening’s ceremonies. Pictured from left to right are; Pat Lanning, presenting a pin and certificate to Brian and Donnie Carnes for membership in the Civil War Families of Coshocton County while their mother, Kathy Carnes, proudly watches. (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune)

The Roscoe United Methodist Church was the site of the twelfth annual dinner for the Coshocton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. The group, under the direction of President Joan Sheets, held the dinner to induct new members into the First Family, Pioneer Family or Civil War Families of Coshocton County. Sheets explained that, “This is honoring our ancestors and keeping records of who they were – preserving our ancestry”.

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When asked about the impact of the internet on genealogical research, she said that, “The internet is a great benefit, with lots of websites out there with a lot of resources – it can help a lot”. She also mentioned during the evening ceremonies that genealogical research is, “a lot of work”, but, “If you want to honor an ancestor, it’s worth it”. We sat next to Becky Tomes, who has been a member of the group since 1999. She likes being involved in the OGS “because digging up information as far back as you can go – is exciting. One of our families is back to 1676”. She and current Coshocton County Chapter OGS vicepresident Kathy Carnes are in a lot of groups together, such as; the Daughters of the American Revolution,

Ohio First Families, Ohio Builders and Settlers and others”. Prior to a delicious meal of Swiss steak, parmesan chicken, cheesy potatoes, succotash, spinach salad with strawberries and toasted pecans, Texas sheet cake, rolls and butter, the group and guests were welcomed by President Joan Sheets and the invocation was led by Irwin Jennings. Following that, the group got down to business with inductions of members into the First Families, Pioneer Families and Civil War Families of Coshocton County. You can feel the pride that the members of this organization share about the past and also get a sense that they are prepared for the future. This organization is all about those that have contributed to our county and have devoted the time, energy and research to discover their

roots and heritage. It is about identifying and honoring the early ancestors, settlers and Civil War veterans of Coshocton County. In all, over 14 members were inducted into the First Families, 15 members into the Pioneer Families and 35 members into the Civil War Families at the dinner. For more information on you can become involved in the Coshocton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, you can visit their website at or by writing them at: The Coshocton County Chapter, OGS, P.O. Box 128, Coshocton, Ohio 43812-0128. 2009 officers of the group are; President, Joan Sheets, Vice-President Kathy Carnes, Secretary, Virginia Allman, Corresponding Secretary, Becky Tomes and Treasurer, Marjorie Wright.

Jennings surprises Mother with Award Pictured are current Coshocton County Chapter of the OGS vicepresident Kathy Carnes presenting her Mother, Lois Jennings, with a certificate and pin identifying her as a member of the First Families of Coshocton County. Jennings was also recognized with a pin and certificate for membership in the Pioneer Families and Civil War Families of our county. (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune)

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what they need. I’ll miss that,” she confesses. To say that Wright is proud of what her business has accomplished, would be an understatement. “We started with about 30 different balloons [styles], she explains. “Now we offer around 500!” That’s a fairly accurate description of her retailing and customer service style over the last nineteen years. It started as a place to get balloons and table settings for birthday parties. Within the first five years, though, the store expanded its appeal, adding teaching and cake decorating supplies, including Wilton products. “We have a lot of home bakers, I found out,” Wright says. In truth, 20

to 25% of her sales come from the sale of cake decorating or baking supplies. The next addition included a small gift line. Being an OSU alum, she also added numerous Buckeye paraphernalia to her merchandise selection. Most would name Party Package as the best location in town to pick up game day decorations and trinkets. According to Wright, the business opened with only $1,400 in inventory. Now she is attempting to liquidate close to $380,000 in merchandise. The sale began on December 11th, after a one-week closure to realign inventory, bring out warehoused inventory and prepare a final marketing campaign, which in-

cludes a registration desk for prize drawings. “We wanted to go out in style and really show Coshocton how much we’ve appreciated their business,” she comments on the hoopla around the stores closure. Wright says she feels a little bit like she’s letting her customers down, since the store has done well and posted positive income up through last year. But after attempting to sell the business with no interested parties, she’s decided that it’s time to close the doors. “I suppose our local economy just isn’t conducive for a complete business sale at this time.” Wright says her primary motivation for closing is two-fold. First, she wants to spend more quality time with her family. She also has had recurring medical issues – namely pain –from spinalfusion surgery performed about six year ago. As far as the store closing, Wright confesses it was hard to come to the decision. “I did a lot of praying and I just really believe that this is the best thing for me to do right now,” she says. She’ll miss her two long-time, loyal workers Stephanie Udder and Kerry Parr. “They are just about the best employees anyone could hope to have,” Wright confesses. “I doubt they’ll have trouble finding employment; they’re that good!” Wright uses the word “retirement” loosely. One of her customers recently joked: “You’re not retiring;

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you’re just realigning!” It’s an apt description. Joining her husband Merle, who has been retired for 9 years, Wright says she wants to travel, spend more time with family – especially her six grandchildren – and just do the things she loves to do now that she’ll have time. Those interests include flower gardening, cooking and walking her golden doodle, Mr. Carson. Wright is also a selfprofessed bookworm. “I’m an avid reader,” she says. “It will be so nice to finally have time just sit down and read a good book!” But Wright isn’t done working – that’s for sure. She hopes to gain parttime or full-time employ-

ment after an initial period of rest. “I think I have a lot to offer, especially in terms of people skills,” she says. “I enjoy people and think I have the kind of personality that people enjoy being around.” Wright laughs that when she does return to the workforce, it will be a welcome change to work for someone else and not have to make the business decisions. The Party Package will remain open as long as there is inventory to sell. We’ll certainly miss our one-stop party supply retailer, but we wish Wright well as she steps into the next season in her life. May she find warmth and sunshine ahead.

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Pictured from left to right are; employee Kerry Parr, store owner Ealgene Wright, and employee Stephanie Udder of The Party Package. (Beacon photo by Ginger Reiss)

Smiling Ealgene Wright says she’s been blessed. A successful Coshocton merchandiser for almost two decades, Wright is enthusiastic about beginning a new season in her life. True, that new season hasn’t yet been defined. After meeting Wright, however, you get the impression she’s able to see the beauty and make the best of whatever season lies ahead. Wright has been the owner of The Party Package for almost twenty years – her anniversary would have been December 11, 2009. It’s with bittersweet memories, the fifty-seven year old entrepreneur closes her doors. “I’ve loved working with people and helping them avoid having to drive elsewhere to find

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Pictured are Hopewell Industries clients displaying some of the gloves and mittens being donated to the Coshocton Salvation Army. From left to right are; Verna Troyer, Scott Stagmyer, Lee Kallas, Brennan Hinzman, youth director at the Salvation Army, Rita King and Dee Tobias, client advocate at Hopewell Industries. Not pictured is Vida Myers, who was unavailable for the photo. (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune)

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Prairie Chapel UMC Host Site for Great Food for All Program

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The Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church has been announced as the local site for Great Food for All, a faith based non-denominational program offering top quality food products at great savings. The program is open to all persons, regardless of income. The program’s motto is, “If you eat, you qualify!� Pastor Everett Stoddard says, “The program is being well received and supported by a number of wonderful volunteers at the church as well as through the River View Ministerial Association of churches. Food may be ordered by major credit card, food stamps, money orders or cash. Prairie Chapel volunteers once each month to go get the food and bring it back to the church where distribution occurs at around 11:00 a.m. on delivery day.

Each basic food box comes pre-packed, frozen and ready for delivery. Pastor Stoddard emphasizes that all persons are eligible for the cost savings program and notes the food has been very good. The group only purchases quality products direct from the manufacturers. GFFA uses its own private labels on foods produced by nationally known manufacturers. Great Food uses special “bulk buys� on high quality foods – no scratch & dent, no outdated products and no donated foods. The savings is passed along as a Christian outreach because the Newton Falls, Ohio faith-based program requires very little in the way of overhead expenses. “We certainly don’t wish to harm our very good retail food suppliers in this area as we offer this. Only frozen foods are offered on

this limited basis so people will still be needing to supplement the basic food box with their food needs, especially fresh produce, milk, bread, etc., the pastor noted, adding, “In these tight economic times we all can use the help, especially families struggling to make ends meet. This is just one way we as a Christian community of faith are reaching out to our area as we seek to fulďŹ ll the commandment of Jesus to help “feed my sheepâ€?. Orders for January distribution on the 17th will be accepted at the church from 10 am to noon on Saturday, January 3rd. Questions on the program may be directed to the church at 622-3992, through the web at www.greatfoodforall. com or through a link on the Prairie Chapel web site,


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Pictured are Prairie Chapel UMC Pastor Everett Stoddard, volunteer Jim Border and Dottie Bickel, picking up her order from Great Food for All, a faith-based organization that features frozen food at signiďŹ cant savings. Pastor Stoddard explained that, “This is great way to reach out with good food – its part of what God told us to do. . . just help people out.â€? (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune)



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Annie’s Project Planned for Local Pomerene to Mount Crow Exhibit Not breaking news: Co- find ourselves once again CROWS. We are looking Women in Agriculture shocton’s very large mur- unable to chase the crows for 8”x10” photographs, The Coshocton County OSU Extension Office will facilitate an Annie’s Project, a six-week agricultural business course for women involved in agriculture, this winter. Workshops will be every Tuesday between January 27 and March 3 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Frontier Power community room. Some of the program topics will include recordkeeping, business planning, agricultural marketing, family business communication, retirement, estate plan-

ning, and taxes. Women will also learn more about themselves and their families/co-workers through the Real Colors® personality program. Extension professionals from across the state and local agricultural industry representatives will lead the various sessions. Over the past several years, Annie’s Project has had a tremendous positive impact on farm women in Ohio. Last year three Ohio counties offered the program and some of the pre-


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liminary program impacts showed: • 98 percent of participants had an improved understanding of how to eliminate communication barriers that existed within their farm businesses. • 92 percent of participants believed a mission statement to be important to the farm business and 46 percent had already written or started the process of writing a farm mission statement. • 93 percent of participants have a better idea of the farm management information available and how to access it. Annie’s Project is limited to the first 20 registrants and is $50 per participant. To register, complete and return a registration and form and payment to the OSU Extension Coshocton County Office. Forms are available on line at or from the Extension Office. Local Annie’s Project sponsors include: Farm Credit Services, National City, Coshocton County Dairy Service Unit, Coshocton County Farm Bureau, Coshocton Grain Company, Endsley Insurance Agency, and Pearl Valley Cheese. If you have any questions about Annie’s Project, please contact Marissa Mullett at mullett.50@osu. edu or 740-622-2265.




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der (not flock) of crows has taken up its winter residency. Annually, the burgeoning crow population makes our nickname CROWTOWN stick like tar. The cannons meant to scare them off detonate without real affect. We’re not sure what makes the crows love this town but certainly they have become very good at living with us. There’s a word for this–synanthropy– literally, living with humans. Perhaps, as we

away, it is time to think about how we (humans) can become more syncorvidic–successful at living with crows. Inspired by the crows that roost in our trees, the Pomerene Center for the Arts invites the town to creatively change the paradigm. Here’s the official invitation: The Pomerene Center for the Arts invites Coshocton County citizens to participate in an art exhibit called LIVING WITH

digital video (30 seconds in length), drawings, framed paintings and sculpture. Everyone is welcome to submit crow-subject artwork by Friday January 30th. The show will open Friday, February 6th. A printable entry form can be found on the Pomerene Center website, www. For more information contact Kelsey Schott at 622-0326 or kschott@pomerenearts. org.

Toys for Tots Presents Certificates of Appreciation

Pictured are United States Marine Corps Reserve Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Brian Hawkins, a resident of West Lafayette, Christi Olinger, President of the Coshocton County Board of Realtors and local Toys to Tots coordinator, and Cyndy Sedlock, assistant manager at the Good News Book Store on Main Street in Coshocton. (Beacon photo by Mark Fortune)

Representatives of the annual USMC Reserves Toys for Tots campaign presented certificates of appreciation to local businesses and organizations that helped with this year’s effort. Olinger and Hawkins presented a certificate of appreciation to the Good News Book Store for having a box for toy donations at their business. Gunnery

Sergeant Hawkins has been involved in the Toys for Tots program since 2002 and stated that, “this is collecting toys from the community for the community. It feels great to help out”. Olinger said that the USMC Reserves and Gunnery Sergeant Hawkins were “an answer to my prayers for help. I am so thankful to everyone in

the community that has helped with this year’s drive”. Olinger also stated that, “We will be serving over 170 children through the Nellie Food Pantry with new toys – and due to the extreme generosity of our community we will also be able to donate toys to the Firemen’s Toy Chest!”

Community Happenings Local Events New Coshocton Fathers Workshop “Foundations”. A free workshop for new dad entitled “Foundations” sponsored by the Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative & Coshocton County Memorial Hospital is being presented at the CCMH, Orange Street Depot (Room next to the cafeteria) on the First Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning Jan. 8, 2009. This is a one-time workshop for “New Dads” to gain the basic foundations of diapering, feeding handling, troubleshooting, safety and other topics of importance in caring for their new sons or daughters. Dads are encouraged to bring their babies; however, an infant will be present for hands on demonstrations. PowerPoint presentations as well as video clips are used in this workshop. Join us for an enjoyable evening of exchanging

ideas and sharing stories with other new dads. To register or for additional information please call 740622-3760. New Coshocton Fathers Workshop – “Framework”. A free fathers workshop entitled “Framework” sponsored by the Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative & Coshocton County Family and Children First Council will be held at the Coshocton County Services building, 724 S. 7th Street, room 135 on the Third Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning December 18, 2008. A follow-up to the “Foundation” workshop this is a series of 6 workshops for any/all fathers and/or father figures to discuss various subjects that will enhance and encourage active father participation in their children’s lives. Some of the topics of importance will be shared are: Communication, Time

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& Commitment, Nurturing, Responsibilities, etc. During the group’s round table discussion, participants are encouraged to share their fathering ideas and experiences. PowerPoint as well as video clips are used in this workshop. Join us for an evening of discussing responsible fatherhood topics and sharing experiences with new and seasoned dads. To register or for additional information please call 740622-3760.

Notice Public Notice.The Coshocton County Budget Commission will be meeting in the County Treasurer’s Office on December 30, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. with members of the Board of County Commissioners. On the agenda is a review of the final 2008 County Amended Certificate and year-to-date revenues. Holiday Closing. For the Christmas holiday, City Hall will close Wednesday, December 24th at noon and remain closed Thursday, December 25th.

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Commissioner’s Update Hello again from the Coshocton County Commissioners Office. Mother Nature is letting us know that winter is approaching. Our wireless provider is in the process of getting the stress tests ran on the Marcs towers and it is our hope that by the time you read this that the antennas are being placed for service. It has been a long process, but it is moving forward. Over in the EMS division, Bernie Minuet and Todd Shroyer have been hired permanently in their positions as director and assistant director of the EMS. They both completed their probationary period very much to our satisfaction. We are constantly hearing about the economic conditions in Coshocton County. It is starting to become a large factor in the county budget process. In looking at next years budget, most agencies will be budgeted the same amount they were budgeted in 2008 Beand other departments will be cut. We have to make our

decisions on the amount of monies we are certified to receive. Hopefully their will be enough carry-over to level fund all agencies, but that decision will not be made until after the first of the year. As we get into the holiday season we are well aware that many people are looking for employment. At the commissioners office we are always looking at ways to bring employment to Coshocton County. We are still looking at ways to increase our infrastructure which we feel is paramount to bringing employers to Coshocton County. The news coming from Columbus on the state budget is not good. The cuts being talked about will hurt all of us. Local government fund alone is a major source of revenue to small entities. Your board of commissioners is constantly looking at ways to be efficient with your tax dollars. We wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. • Classified Hotline 622-4ADS

The True Meaning of the Season When asked by his Uncle Mark what the true meaning of Christmas was, William Fortune, age 6, replied “it is about remembering Jesus’ birth.” Also this time of year means William and Devon spending a Saturday supervising and interacting with a group of teenagers that are at the Agents Realty & Auction Service/Fortune’s Boot Shop location wrapping Christmas presents. The other meaning of Christmas, “It is better to give than to receive,” is understood by the two boys. Like many in our community, they spend some of their time helping others. For the past twelve years, the Fortune family, which includes Grandma Mary Mason, has helped to provide Christmas gifts for needy children through the efforts of their December auctions.

Pictured are; Devon, age 8, and William, age 6, Fortune, along with mom Sheri (age withheld under threat!) with some of the gifts that were wrapped and ready to be given to children. The boys often accompany their Mom to drop gifts off at various agencies. Last year William commented that it sure was good they showed up at Hopewell School with gifts because they didn't have anything under their tree! Like many parents, this sense of giving and caring is a tradition that we hope to see them carrying on with their own children someday. Teaching our children at a young age to understand the true meaning of Christmas and reminding them to always think of others first may be the steps that someday, indeed, lead to peace on earth. (Photo contributed to The Beacon)

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State Representative Jim Aslanides was recognized as a “Friend of OSU Extension and OARDC” (Ohio Agriculture and Development Center) at a recent meeting of the Coshocton County Extension 4-H Advisory Committee. Aslanides received this award for his support of the programs and funding for these two organizations as a member of the Ohio General Assembly during 19992008. He has served as chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and a member of the Economics, Development, and Environmental Committee and Infra-

structure, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs Committee. While serving as State Representative, Jim Aslanides has also been honored with the “Watchdog of the Treasury Award”. The “Friend of OSU Extension and OARDC” award is sponsored by the State Extension Advisory Committee and OARDC Advisory Committee, groups of Ohio citizen volunteers. The award was presented by Sarah Jane Lindsey, County Director and 4-H Educator at the Coshocton County OSU Extension office. (Photo contributed to The Beacon)

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission Honors Employees The Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission recently honored employees reaching a milestone in their tenure with the agency during an employee recognition luncheon. Those recognized for five years of service included Wynona Frizell, HEAP; Amanda Bates, Housing; Faun McWilliams, Family Planning; Starlynn Patton, Dental Clinic; Debora Massaro, Head Start . Ten year employees honored were Donna Denning, Administration; Cindy Wilt, James Dial, Shirley Baker, Teresa Rose-Wallace, Lisa Miller, Maureen Sanford, and Debra Billman all of the Head Start

Program. Fifteen year awards were presented to Head Start employees Mary Ellen Henderson, Sherrie Shoenfelt, Janet Mossor, Cheryl Latham, Brenda Simpson, Lisa Hochstetler, Nancy Lorentz, Karen Gibbs, Patricia Braeunig, Karla Clark and Kathie Cronebach. Weatherization employee John Flexter was recognized as well. A Twenty years of service award was presented to Kim Michael of Housing and Head Start employees Laurie Etzwiler, Mary Jo Hoxworth and Donna Swartz. The Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission is a private

non-profit social service organization serving Knox, Holmes, Coshocton and Ashland Counties for over 40 years with175 employees and over 350 volunteers. Services provided include Head Start, HEAP, Emergency Services, Homeless Shelters, Affordable Housing, Dental Clinic, Women’s Health Clinics and Family Planning, Foster Grandparents, Retired Senior Volunteer Programs, Weatherization, and Senior Citizen programming including home delivered meals, center based meals, exercise programs, as well as various support and socialization programs.

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Play and Win! The Ultimate Christmas Story Quiz!

“Angels, Lambs, Ladybugs and Fireflies” Perform at Sacred Heart Christmas Program

Win $25.00 in Coshocton County Chamber Bucks! Contest Rules: Entries must be received by Monday, January 5, 2009. Entries may be mailed to our office at 226 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812 or dropped off at our office. For your convenience you may use the drop box located outside our front entrance. The winner will be selected by random drawing from all correct entries received by the date above. Must be 18 or older to enter. But of course anyone below age 18 can help the contest entrant! If there are no correct entries – the winner will be drawn at random from all entries received.

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Pictured are students at Sacred Heart School during their dress rehearsal for the school’s annual Christmas Program. This year’s program was titled “Angels, Lambs, Ladybugs and Fireflies”. (Photo contributed to The Beacon)

Sacred Heart held their annual Christmas Program on Wednesday, December 17th at the school. The program "Angels, Lambs, Ladybugs and Fireflies" was performed by all the students in Kindergarten through 6th grade with a dress rehearsal at 1:00 p.m. and the evening performance at 7:00 p.m. The

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Public Record December 8, 2008 Donald A. and Kim Cabot to Matthew A. and Amy S. Mathias; $2,000 Tyler O. Koger to Christina L. Campbell; $72,900 December 9, 2008 Mary Ann Dawson et. al. to Beneficial Ohio Inc. d/b/a Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Ohio; $26,667 December 10, 2008 Citimortgage Inc. to

Bryce Peters Financial Corp’ $11,667 Richard A. Pica to Home Loan Savings Bank; $13,334 Richard A. Pica to Home Loan Savings Bank; $63,000 Richard A. Pica to Home Loan Savings Bank; $14,667 June L. Langhirt et. al. to Kent E. & Amy L. Finton; $6,500 December 11, 2008 Lynette Elise Dekker aka Dawson and Matthew J. Dawson to Stephen D. Geary; $16,278.22

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December 17, 2008 Kathy C. MacKenzie, trustee of Walter O. Bayer Trust to Kevin C. and Kerrie A. Smith’ $140,000 Homesales, Inc of Deleware to Darren K. and Leslie J. Mansfield; $38,200

December 18, 2008 Paul W. Guthrie to Lanzie C. Horton, Sr. and Lanzie C. Horton, Jr. and Donald Ray Frazier; $40,000 Brian T. and Lesa Winegar to Valerie Sue MacDonald and Jeremy Allen Brown; $63,000

Dresden to Michael McKinley Waites Dale M. Phillabaum of Newcomerstown to Christopher L. Phillabaum of Newcomerstown Melissa A. Conlon of Coshocton to John P. Conlon of Newcomerstown Denise K. Losh of West Lafayette to Timothy P. Losh of Akron, OH Jennifer Stocker of Warsaw of Michael Stocker of Millersburg Candace M. Williams of Coshocton to Kenneth S. Willliams of Coshocton

December 16, 2008 John Wesley Grove of Baltic and Tanya Rene Schlabach of Baltic

Coshocton Common Pleas Court – Divorces/ Dissolutions Divorces Granted:

Dissolutions Granted: Christie L. Hill of West Lafayette to Dallas L. Hill of West Lafayette Heather J. Buxton of Warsaw to Nicholas M. Buxton of Warsaw Courtney Wilson of Coshocton to Brandon Wilson of Coshocton Morgan L. Rodrigues of Coshocton to Louis A. Rodriguez of Coshocton Sherry Lynn Landis of Coshocton to Tad Allen Landis of West Lafayette

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3 Bedroom Ranch, RW District on acre, beautiful view, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, new carpet and paint, porch and deck. $69,000. 740-622-2426 or 740295-4789 Immaculate two bedroom townhouse with spectacular view. Owner Financing Available! Must See! Call for appointment, 740-6230610. “The Oaks��

Nice ranch home on 1.348 acres, located 2 miles from town, 200 amp electric, newer hot water heater, newer garage doors, additional bedroom in basement, basement fully ďŹ nished with bath and laundry, all appliances stay, very nice ready to move into home, immediate possession. $64,900. Call Agents Realty at 740622-0700


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Animals, Automotive Dealers, Broker Listings, Business Opportunities, Daycare Providers, Employment, Farm Products/Animals, Real Estate, Rentals & Services Offered.


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03 Chrysler Town & Country. $7,995. 740622-3936

Very nice brick, ranch home on a at lot. The home features 3 bedrooms, bath, living room and kitchen on the main oor. The home also has newer carpet, newer wood ooring, newer appliances, newer hot water heater, central air, a family room and bedroom in the basement, ample storage, two car garage, toilet and shower in the basement and main oor laundry hook-up. There is a nice concrete patio outside and a newer storage buidling with electric. Call Agents Realty at 740-622-0700

622-4237 SUV’s

03 Mazda Tribute, 44k miles. $9,995. 740623-8337

Professional Service Directory Computer Service

NICE Computer Service/Gamez 740-622-4491/740-622-7395 Computer Service/Repair Buy, Sell or Trade Video Games/Systems “Nicestâ€? Folks You Will Ever Do Business With 19843 SR 16 • 500 ft from SR 83 South


Allen Construction & Excavating Dozer – Trackhoe Pole Buildings – Roofs 740-623-9945


05 Chevy Impala, 30mpg, $9,695. 740623-8337


Advertise your business HERE! 4 lines for $10.00 • Additional Lines – $2.00 • Logo – $10.00 Additional Categories may be added.

05 Dodge Stratus. $8,995. 740-622-3936


06 Dodge Dakota SLT. $12,995. 740-6223936

Call Nicole at The Coshocton County Beacon

05 Dodge Ram 1500, 5.7 Hemi, 8 cyl. $13,995. 740-623-8337





















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06 Chrysler T&C

00 Chrysler Cirrus

03 Ford Focus SE

05 Ford Taurus SEL

Your Price: $5,995

Your Price: $7,995

Your Price: $7,995

Your Price: $9,995

Your Price: $3,995

04 Chevy Trailblazer

05 Jeep Liberty

04 Chevy Trailblazer LS*

04 Ford Explorer XLT*

03 Jeep Liberty Sport*

03 Ford Taurus Wagon Leather

4x4, 3rd Row Seat, Rear AC

Your Price: $11,595

02 Ford Explorer XLT

4x4, Luggage Rack, Towing Pkg.

Your Price: $7,495

30 MPG, Luggage Rack

4x4, Luggage Rack

Towing Pkg., Luggage Rack

Your Price: $11,495

Your Price: $9,995

Christmas gift ideas: We sell and install......

stereo/audio equipment, satellite radio equipment, hitches, step bars, truck caps, liners, and accessories, toolboxes, towing equipment, bugshields, window visors, grille/ brushguards, tonneau covers, suspension kits, ground effects, performance products, competition instruments, gauges, eurolights, decals and graphics, mirrors, custom steering wheels, rear wings.

Stow n Go, Quad Seats

Running Bds., Towing Pkg., 4x4

Your Price: $9,595

Power Options


Your Price: $8,995

*Vehicles pictured are not actual vehicles.


Mission Auto will close at noon on December 24 and December 31 so that our employees can enjoy time with families.

View our inventory on line at Honesty • Integrity • Savings

US RT 36 3 Miles Towards Warsaw 623-8337 Sales Hours: Mon.-Fri 8-6 • Sat. 9-2 • Service Hours: M-F 8-5:30


“Quality and experience are your assurance of a satisfactory collision repair.” -Harry

December 24, 2008 Coshocton County Beacon  
December 24, 2008 Coshocton County Beacon  

Volume 1, Number 17