December 2015

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Reflecting back on the year 2015

As the year 2015 comes to a close I want to reflect for a few moments to look back at just where we have been at The Fredericktown Citizen. We kicked off our business late in the first quarter of the year with the closing…



Have a safe and Happy New Year Fredericktown! We at The Fredericktown Citizen thank you for your support during 2015 and look forward to a great 2016!  

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The Works Presents Winter 2016 History Lecture Series

Local Author to Speak on Newark History NEWARK, Ohio — The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology will kick off its Winter 2016 History Lecture Series with local photo historian and author Sandy Gartner sharing photos and historical insights from her new book…

Cutline for photo:  Melissa Jones (r) presents a plaque to Southside Diner’s owner Roger McCoy (c), and manager Paul Neighbarger (l), recognizing and thanking them for their ongoing support.


For the past eighteen years, Southside Diner has supported Hospice of Knox County (HKC) by hosting a community Thanksgiving Dinner on the Sunday before the holiday. However, the relationship between owner Roger McCoy and HKC and his passion for hospice began many years before when…


COTC Recognizes Associate Degree Nursing Graduates at Knox Campus

Newark, OH—Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) held a pinning ceremony to honor graduates of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing Technology.  The following graduates received pins on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at COTC’s Ariel Hall at the Knox campus.* ​ Melissa A. Abney,…

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Boss appointed Executive Vice President at First-Knox

MOUNT VERNON – Robert E. Boss was appointed executive vice president of The First-Knox National Bank (First-Knox) at the December meeting of the board of directors. “I look forward to Bob’s transition to this leadership role at First-Knox. He has played an integral role in…


FHS Marching Band Heads to Liberty Bowl

The FHS Marching Band, Directors and chaperones will be leaving Fredericktown on Wednesday, December 30 to travel to Memphis, TN.  While there, the students will compete in a marching band field show competition (winner will perform for a portion of the PreGame Show of the…


The Works Offers Teen Glass Design and Entrepreneurship Program

Application Deadline January 5 NEWARK, Ohio — The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology is excited to introducing FireWorks!, a unique opportunity for high school students to learn the art of glass design, production, and entrepreneurship. Professional staff and volunteers at The Works…


Fredericktown Police Report

December 19 to December 25 Issued for the week:  Citations 3, Criminal Charges 0, Warnings 9, Parking Tickets 0. December 19 Suspicious vehicle on Carol Drive. Vandalism on Tuttle Ave. Assisted the Mt. Vernon Police Department on S. Main St. Richard J. Ketchel, Mt. Vernon,…