April 2016


50 Years Ago in The Citizen

Kiracofes To Retire Majel and Otis Kiracofe will retire from the teaching profession at the end of the school year ending a combined 73 years of service to secondary education, 29 years at Fredericktown. Freddies Win JAC Opener Jim Lester hurled a 2-hitter and fanned…

Lt. Kyle Johnson reads the Arbor Day Proclamation as Fredericktown FFA members look on. Photos by Penny Smith.

Arbor Day Celebration held

The Village of Fredericktown held its annual Arbor Day tree planting Friday morning. Fredericktown FFA members pitched in and held to plant several of the 21 Crimson Red Maples around Struble Circle. Lt. Kyle Johnson read the Arbor Day Proclamation that had been signed by…


Five Buckeyes Selected in NFL Draft 1st Round

First time program has three of Top 10 picks; Bosa & Elliott Nos. 3 & 4 with Apple No. 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio State-record tying five Buckeyes were selected in the first-round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday evening at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago….

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Arbor Day Celebration Today

Fredericktown Village Shade Tree Committee will be joined by members of the Fredericktown FFA to celebrate Arbor Day this year. FFA members will help to plant trees on Struble Circle at 10:25 a.m. on Friday, April 29. Village residents are welcome to attend.

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Spring Unwanted Drug Roundup Saturday

Just a reminder that several local agencies are again joining forces with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to gather and dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications. The spring roundup will be held Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in four different…

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2016 Freddie Golf Scramble

The 2016 Freddie Golf Scramble will be held on Sunday, May 15 at Chapel Hill Golf Course. The 4-man team shotgun start scramble begins at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $60 per golfer and includes lunch, golf, GPS cart and food after the golf scramble. Contact…

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William Robert Hughes

Obituary William Robert Hughes passed away April 15, 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving and devoted wife, Kay Hughes, and his family. He was born in Hunstville, Ohio on March 12, 1932. William was raised on a farm. He graduated from Ohio Northern…


Ohio is No. 1 in Nation for Tree City USA Communities

Ohio leads nation for 35th year in a row COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio was recognized as the leading Tree City USA state in the nation for the 35th consecutive year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The Buckeye State currently has 241 participating…