The Coshocton County Beacon December 21, 2016 - Page 16
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DECEMBER 21, 2016
January in review
1. West Lafayette started out 2016 with a new mayor.
Mayor Jack Patterson of West Lafayette retired from his
position after 24 years and Stephen Bordenkircher was
sworn in as the new mayor. Pictured from left are: Bill
Owens, village solicitor, Patterson, and Mayor Bordenkircher.
3. MVSR Boy Scouts from Coshocton and several surrounding counties endured rain, mud and cold during
the annual Klondike Derby held at the Muskingum
Valley Scout Reservation in Coshocton County.
2. The Pomerene Center for the Arts installed the first of
34 images recalling the history of the Selby Building at
the corner of Fifth and Main streets on Jan. 7. The building was erected in 1895 and has hosted many businesses
4. Onyx, a 1 or 2-year-old Husky mix that was at the
Coshocton County Animal Shelter in January 2016, was
featured on our front page. Even long haired dogs like
Onyx need an insulated place to sleep, plenty of water
over the years including J.J. Newberry from 1921 to 1993.
February in review
and food and to be kept out of the wind when the temperatures start to dip.
5. Gary and Terrie Baker, owners of Baker’s IGA, received
the prestigious Pinnacle Award from the Ohio Grocers
Association at a special ceremony held at the Newcomerstown store on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Pictured from left are:
Mark Cutshall, Director of Store Operations for Baker’s
IGA; Terri and Gary Baker; and Kristin Mullins, President & CEO of the Ohio Grocers Association.
6. Pictured standing outside their apartment at Windsorwood Place are Lister and Lola Endsley, who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s
Day in 2016. Lister surprised Lola by coming back to
their apartment with the Valentine’s Day craft that is
hanging on their door.
7. The Coshocton County Career Center was crowded
Feb. 13, 2016, when the Pomerene Center for the Arts
presented its annual Chocolate Extravaganza fundraiser. People perused the tables that were filled to the brim
with cookies, brownies, cheesecakes, tortes, and every
other dessert you can imagine, all covered in chocolate.
8. AK Steel accepted the top giver award at the annual
United Way of Coshocton County breakfast held early
Thursday morning, Feb. 25, 2016, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Employees pictured are: Mike Hill, Rick
Ciccone, Tim Rohr, Sue Tubbs, Debbie Pennybaker,
Steve Palmer and Troy Balo. AK Steel and employees
contributed $49,831.08 to the local campaign.
9. A record crowd attended the sixth annual Tri-County
Wing Contest and Wild Game dinner at Chili Crossroads Bible Church on Feb. 21, 2016. The adult winners,
pictured from left are: Mike Cichon, first place in the
13 and up atomic wing challenge, Mike Bechtol second
and Robert West third.
10. Our Town Coshocton hosted its third annual Ice
Ca rving Festival on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the
Coshocton County Court Square. One of the 12 ice
sculptures at the festival was carved into the shape
of an angel and dedicated to the memory of Cheryl
Triplitt-Wantuck, who was an instrumental member of
Our Town Coshocton and who passed away before the