The Coshocton County Beacon December 21, 2016 - Page 16

16 THE BEACON DECEMBER 21, 2016 January in review 2. 1. 3. 5. 4. 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 6. 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. 8. 7. 9. 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. 10. 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 event.