February 2016


March Fix-it-Day for Cats Scheduled

Tuesday, March 15, is the Ides of March, Ohio’s Primary Day, and Spay & Neuter Abandoned Cats & Kittens, Inc. (SNACK, Inc.) next fix-it day for cats! SNACK, Inc. and the Fredericktown Veterinary Clinic, Inc. will hold a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for pet cats, strays,…


Fredericktown Police Report

February 20 to February 26, 2016 Issued for the week: Citations 3, Criminal Charges 1, Warnings 11, Parking Tickets 0 February 20 Disturbance on Simons Ave. Disturbance on Zent Ave. James W. Johnson, Fredericktown, arrested for a probation violation. February 21 Juvenile related complaint on…


50 Years Ago In The Citizen – February 1966

Shipley Retiring Gordon Shipley, a 1947 Fredericktown High School graduate, is retiring from basketball coaching after 13 years. The Clear Fork High School head cage coach announced his resignation to the Clear Fork Board of Education. Cecelia Vaughn Becomes Bride of John Harlan McClelland St….

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Theaker Inductee of Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society

ASHLAND, OH — Tyler Theaker of Fredericktown, will be inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society chapter at Ashland University. Theaker is majoring in biology and a 2015 graduate of Clear Fork High School. The Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society for first-year students…

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Pastor’s Column

By Pastor Christine Burns, Fredericktown First Presbyterian A Journey of Love The Lenten season is here. Some of us stood humbly, reverently, solemnly, as ashes were placed, a visible sign of the cross, on the forehead. What to give up or what to take up…

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Annual 642 Run March 13

By ZAK GRIMM Freddie Runners and Walkers, it’s almost time to lace up your shoes for The 5th Annual 642 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk. The Scholarship Run, created in memory and honor of former all-star Fredericktown Cross-Country runner Nick Gaumer, will be held…

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Still Time to Register Uncover Science of Disease @The Works

NEWARK, Ohio – The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology (The Works) is still accepting registrations for its next Girls Night In program on Thursday, March 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., which will explore the science—and science fiction—of disease. What are the basic characteristics of…


Rep. Ruhl Votes to Raise Monetary Limit in Small Claims Court

COLUMBUS-State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) voted in favor of legislation that doubles the monetary cap in small claims courts during today’s session. House Bill 387, sponsored by Cincinnati-area lawmakers Reps. Lou Terhar and Jonathan Dever, increases from $3,000 to $6,000 the amount of…

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Free training offered for those who serve or sell alcohol

The Knox County Safe Communities Coalition is teaming up with local law enforcement to present a free training on Ohio liquor laws for local liquor permit holders and their employees. The Alcohol Server Knowledge (ASK) training will be presented Feb. 29 from 1-2:30 p.m. at…