Blue Star Mothers extend helping hand to local military families

Local Blue Star Mothers OH59 Chapter in Coshocton is reaching out to local residents who have military family members serving anywhere and need assistance whether it be prayers, cards, letters, packages, or just a listening ear. Email your deployed loved ones name and address to: with your request and the group will do its best to answer the need quickly. 

ODOT closing U.S. 22 in Muskingum County 

The Ohio Department of Transportation will close U.S. 22 between Foxfire Drive and Limestone Valley Road near White Cottage on Monday, Jan. 20 for a rock slope remediation project. The road is expected to be closed for 45 days. The posted detour is U.S. 22 to Route 345 to Route 669 to Route 93 to U.S. 22. Contractor for the project is George J. Igel & Co. Inc. Contact public information officer Morgan Overbey, 740-323-5204 or for more information.

Knox Twp. meeting

The Knox Township trustees will meet in special session at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, in the Knox Township Meeting Hall to approve the 2020 annual appropriations. The meeting is open to the public.