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A Blue Star Banner presentation, honoring Pvt. Savannah Ridenour, U.S. Marine Corps, was conducted at the local American Legion Post. Pvt. Ridenour is a graduate of Sheboygan South High School in Wisconsin. She previously attended elementary school in Newcomerstown, and is the daughter of Margie and Charles Ridenour of Newcomerstown. Her father served 12 years in the USMC. Her grandfather Lelf Kloogh also served in the USMC as a Gunnery Sergeant. She entered the USMC in February 2013, attended basic training at Parris Island, S.C., and is scheduled to attend MCT School at Camp Lejune, NC. Pictured is Pvt. Ridenour, parents, siblings, a Blue Star Mother, representing the Blue Star Mothers of Tuscarawas County, and members of American Legion Post 431, Veterans of Foreign Wars 3303, and Vietnam Veterans Chapter 532. Anyone with a loved one serving and desiring a Blue Star Banner, contact a member of these organizations.