January 2016

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McCament and Davis Retire from Recreation District

Prior to the January meeting of the Fredericktown Recreation District, Board Chairman Jim Blanchard presented Sheryl McCament and Ralph Davis plaques for their years of service to the Recreation District. McCament served as Park Clerk for 32 years and was a board member for two…


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Pastor’s Column

When I am out on the interstate I always notice all the out-of-state license plates. In this part of the country it is not uncommon to see tags from West Virginia and Michigan and from Kentucky and Pennsylvania. At times I have seen vehicles from…


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50 Years Ago In The Citizen – January 1966

Phillips Names for NH Hill Award James Bouton was elected president of the Knox County Guernsey Breeders Association at its annual meeting. Other officers named: vice president, Clarence Hall; secretary-treasurer,  Robert Bunnell; director for 3 years, C. Eugene Phillips. Dwight Phillips, 17, FHS senior, was…


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FHS Alumni Scholarship Endowment – A Job Well Begun

FHS Alumni Association Scholarships are one of the many stars in the Fredericktown constellation. These scholarships have been continuously awarded each year since 1994 helping over 40 Freddie grads to date. Continuing these scholarship awards has depended primarily on the annual generosity displayed each year…


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Firefighters recognized at annual ceremony and banquet

Fredericktown’s firefighters gathered for their annual awards banquet last Friday night to celebrate a full year of work and accomplishment. Members of the Fredericktown Community Fire District and their spouses or significant other dined on barbeque buffet meal before starting the ceremony. Recapping quickly the…


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Lady Freddies lose battle with Colts

The Fredericktown Lady Freddies varsity stayed close to the Clear Fork Colts during the first half on Monday night, but the Colts pulled out the win in the second half. Sidney Lester hit a long field goal and was two for two from the foul…


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Buckeyes everywhere; at the Senior Bowl, Pro Bowl & Super Bowl

13 players representing Ohio State football at marquee post-season events  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State Buckeyes can be found at all of the marquee football events over the course of the next 12 days with 13 former players taking part in preparations for either the Senior Bowl,…


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Morrow County Sheriff’s Office Reports – January 27

Stolen vehicle (1992 black Ford F-350 flatbed) – US Route 42, Cardington Twp Assault/fight call – Highland Middle School Parking complaint – Gilead Christian School Theft of toilet and sink from foreclosed property – RD 59, Canaan Twp Assist with Fire Dept/horse stuck on icy…


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Meet New Councilman Turpen

By ZAK GRIMM During the regular January meeting, discussed in executive session, and appointed resident Doug Turpen to the Fredericktown Village Council. Turpen’s base of Village and City experience lies in safety and security, which he says is one of the ways in which he…


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“The Martian” Featured at Free Movie Night

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. The Academy Award nominated film, “The Martian” (PG-13), will be featured at the free movie night on Wednesday,…