The Coshocton County Beacon April 25, 2018

FREE! FREE! POSITIVELY COSHOCTON COUNTY! The Beacon Coshocton County’s locally-owned newspaper w w w.coshoc tonbeacontoday.com April 25- May 1 2018 Volume 10 Number 52 Footlight Players bringing ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ to stage THANKS FOR READING The Beacon w w w.coshoc tonbeacontoday.com By Josie Sellers josie@coshoctoncountybeacon.com First Step breaks ground See page 10 “The Bridges of Madison County” is about the Johnson family, which includes mom Frances- ca Johnson played by Samantha Servais (seat- ed) and dad Richard “Bud” Johnson played Josie Sellers | Beacon by Nick Fischer, Michael Johnson played by Donovan Charles Rice, and Carolyn Johnson played by Ruthie Cameron. COSHOCTON – Th e music in the stage version of “Th e Bridges of Madison County” is phenomenal and so are the people who perform the songs, according to Susan Metz Guthrie who is directing the Footlight Players production. “We have a lot of talent here in Co- shocton County and I’m proud to be part of this show,” Guthrie said. “Th e Bridges of Madison County – A New Musical” will be performed at 8 p.m. May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 19 and at 2 p.m. on May 13 at Th e Triple Locks Th eater. Fourteen people are in the cast, but 40 individuals are involved with the play including those who perform in the orchestra. “People are traveling to be part of that orchestra too and what makes it great is that all this is volunteer,” Guthrie said. “We do this because we love it. Our glory is making the audi- ence happy.” Volunteers have been working hard since this winter to perfect the songs sung in the play. SEE STAGE ON PAGE 17 Get Decked Out for Spring Come visit our showroom and see our displays 22560 SR 751 West Lafayette 740-545-5252 www.creeksidevinyl.com