Local News Briefs: Several Christmas-related events planned for area – Coshocton Tribune
FRESNO — The Fresno Farmers Market will have its annual Christmas in the Country craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Dave Warren Township Building in Fresno.
There will be several local artists and crafters with handmade wares and food by Real McCoy BBQ.
COSHOCTON — Christmas Magic in Lights will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. It was held for the first time in 2020.
Businesses, clubs, organizations and families are encouraged to setup lights to be part of the display. Registration information is available at the group’s Facebook page.
Viewing the lights is a donation per car with money to be split between Gentle Brook Home Health Services, Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative and the Coshocton Firefighter’s Association.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Parade will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, with lineup starting at 12:30 p.m. behind Ridgewood Middle School.
It will travel north on Oak Street to Russell Avenue to Ohio 93 to Main Street to Ohio 751, ending at the West Lafayette First Baptist Church. Santa Claus will then meet with children in foyer of the church.
The 33rd annual Christmas in the Village craft show will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the church. The West Lafayette Branch Library will also have an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring a craft, holiday music and door prizes.
COLUMBUS — Fall wild turkey season in Ohio ended Nov. 28 with 694 birds checked by hunters, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. This was down from 1,079 turkeys harvested in 2020.
Coshocton County ranked fourth with 22, just ahead of Tuscarawas with 21, Guernsey with 20, Clermont with 19 and Knox with 18. Highland and Trumbull tied for first with 29 turkeys each. Columbiana had 27 and Ashtabula and Stark counties tied for third with 25 each. Of other adjacent counties, Muskingum and Licking had 10 each, Perry had 13 and Holmes had five.
The average harvest for the previous three fall season is 1,079. The Division of Wildlife issued 7,470 fall turkey hunting permits in 2021. This is 21% below the three-year average of 9,428 permits.
COSHOCTON — Coshocton City Schools annual financial report for the year ended June 30, 2021, is on file and available for public review in the office of the treasurer, 1207 Cambridge Road. It may be seen from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday.
COSHOCTON — The Coshocton County Senior Center recently presented staff awards for years of service.
April George has served 20 years as the home delivered meal coordinator, Beth Vojacek has been a kitchen assistant for 10 years, Christi Emmert has been an office technician for five years and Beth Wilcox has been a home delivered meal driver for five years.
COSHOCTON — The Ohio Department of Development and Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission is offering low income households assistance with water and wastewater bills through Sept. 30, 2022.
Those applying need to provide copies of their most recent water and wastewater bills, list of household members with proof of income and citizenship, proof of disability if applicable and other documentation as needed.
For more information, contact CAC at 740-622-9801.