March 2017

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Brief Council meeting held

By ZAK GRIMM The Fredericktown Village Council met for a very short regular meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Municipal Building. Council President Pro Tempore Dean Grogg was absent. Council was made aware of Grogg’s prior communication with the Village…

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Cheerleading Advisor needed

Fredericktown High School is accepting credentials for the position of High School Cheerleading Advisor. Position will be open until filled. No phone calls please. Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and references to Athletic Director Nate Bellman at

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Musical Calamity Jane at FHS

The Fredericktown Jr./Sr. High School Musical Theatre brings to life the Wild Western lore of  Martha Jane Canary and Wild Bill Hickock.  Bill Hickok may have tamed the West, but wrangling Calamity Jane will take more than six-shooters. Colorful characters and toe-tapping tunes fill this…


Fredericktown Police Report

March 11 to March 17 Issued for the week: Citations 4, Criminal Charges 2, Warnings 8, Parking Tickets 1 3-11 Disturbance on High St. Vehicle unlock on Simons Ave. Well-being check on S. Main St. Suspicious person on Malibu Cir. Theft of fuel on W….

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Response time addressed at Neighborhood Watch meeting

By ZAK GRIMM “A lot can happen in three to five minutes, and typically, that’s about how long it takes us to respond–from the time Dispatch receives the call, to the time it takes them to send us out. So do whatever you can to…


Arbor Day Foundation Names Fredericktown Tree City USA

Fredericktown, Ohio was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Started in 1976, the Tree City USA program, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service…

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Kokosing Nature Preserve earns highest rating from Green Burial Council

GAMBIER, Ohio — Kokosing Nature Preserve, Kenyon College’s natural burial cemetery, has been officially verified as a conservation burial ground by the Green Burial Council — the highest rating the council offers for natural burial cemeteries. The certification is an official recognition of the preserve’s…