The Coshocton County Beacon September 19, 2018 - Page 29

THE BEACON 29 www.coshoctonbeacontoday.com SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 Josie Sellers | Beacon Dave McVay, far right, works the microphone at the annual Don McVay Sr. Memorial Beagle Field Trail, which was held Sept. 6-9 at Schumaker Farms. Contributed | Beacon Natalie Mueller captured this picture of beagles roaming the countryside in Coshoc- ton County during the annual Don McVay Sr. Memorial Beagle Field Trail. McVay memorial beagle event draws a crowd By Josie Sellers josie@coshoctoncountybeacon.com up extended family. Natalie Mueller, who Vada said is like a daughter, takes care of the event’s Facebook page and takes pictures. “I like the family atmosphere and camaraderie of this,” Mueller said. She used to show beagles and likes having the oppor- tunity to still be around the breed. “Th ey are so cute and lovable,” Mueller said. “Th ey are great family pets.” D ale G ress r eal e state Check out our new website that includes our auctions!! 16 WEST LAFAYETTE – People from at least 15 diff erent states traveled to West Lafayette with their beagles to compete at the Don McVay Sr. Memorial Beagle Field Trail. “If I had to guess I’d say there are around 1,500 people that come for the weekend,” said Dan McVay, one of Don’s sons. “I’ve talked to people that say they plan their vacation around this.” Th e annual Don McVay Sr. Memorial Beagle Field Trail was held Sept. 6-9 at Schumaker Farms and is put on by the Coshocton County Beagle Club. Dave McVay, another one of Don’s sons, said it’s a great weekend for beagle enthusiasts and the community. “Th ese people love this area and they are staying here in our hotels and spending money here,” Dave said. “People feel welcome here.” Th ey also enjoy the extra events that come along with the Don McVay Sr. Memorial Beagle Field Trail like the inaugural Plum Creek Super Slam that the United Ken- nel Club also helped with. Th irty-two dogs competed in the event on Sept. 6, for the chance to win more than $3,000 in cash and prizes. “We had advance entry for it and it sold out in 38 sec- onds,” Dave said. Another big draw is the raffl e prizes. “Th e raffl e is open to the public and there is no ad- vance tickets sold,” Dave said. “Th ey are all sold right here. Someone had the chance to walk away with a gun safe and $2,000 worth of guns in it with just a $1 ticket.” Th ere also are two scholarships given away on Satur- day of the event. “Don would just be so proud and overwhelmed by all of this,” said Vada McVay, Don’s widower. Th rough the memorial, the McVay’s have even picked www.dalegress.com 316 West Main St., West Lafayette, OH 43845 OFFICE PHONE: (740) 545-7158 GORGEOUS HOME OWNER RELOCATED MOTIVATED SELLER 10 KIMBERLY LANE, COSHOCTON - Custom built by Gemini. Great view, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, 3 car attached garage that is insulated and finished, formal dining room, large eat in kitchen, great room with 21’ ceiling and sunken floor, large windows with natural light. Dual climate with 2 furnaces and central air. Master suite with walk in closets. City water and sewer, 2x6 exterior walls, 13 course basement, architectural touches. Fresh paint, new carpet, new floating floor in foyer and kitchen. Granite counter-top, plumbing in basement for bathroom. REDUCED to $215,000 Sudoku Answers Puzzle 2 (Easy, difficulty rating 0.40) 3 1 5 8 4 9 2 7 6 7 4 6 2 5 1 9 8 3 4 8 6 7 5 2 3 1 9 8 1 2 9 6 3 7 5 4 9 2 7 1 8 5 6 2 6 4 5 7 9 3 7 9 3 8 2 4 1 1 3 6 9 5 2 4 3 8 2 7 6 1 9 6 5 1 4 3 8 7 8 1 9 6 4 7 5 5 4 8 3 9 6 2 4 7 5 2 1 3 8 5 1 3 6 4 9 2 3 2 9 8 5 7 6 9 5 7 4 1 3 8 8 6 4 1 3 5 7 7 3 2 9 8 4 1 4 7 8 5 2 6 9 1 8 5 3 6 2 4 2 4 6 7 9 1 3 6 9 1 Mary Mason - Broker 740-502-5047 7 AGENTS REALTY & AUCTION SERVICE 5 Email: agentsrealty@roadrunner.com 2 8 23024 CR 621 (Next to Walmart) Coshocton, OH 43812 740-622-0700 • Fax: 740-622-6800 Sheri Fortune Nancy McFarland 740-610-7417 Puzzle 1 (Medium, difficulty rating 0.52)