Warsaw Alumni still awarding scholarships
WARSAW – Despite the cancellation of the annual Warsaw Alumni Banquet, the organization is still accepting contributions for several $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to 2020 graduates of River View High School.
Applications for the scholarships have been submitted and reviewed. Once awarded, winners will be announced in the local news media. The scholarship fund has received more than $123,000 in total with more than $110,000 so far awarded to 151 graduates over the years.
Those wishing to contribute can mail a check made out to the Warsaw Alumni Scholarship Fund to Jim Lawrence, P.O. Box 166, Warsaw, OH 43844.
Road work starting on April 20
COSHOCTON – The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that a resurfacing project starting on Ohio 229 in Mt. Vernon and going to U.S. 36 in Coshocton has been postponed until April 20.
The completion date for the total project is estimated as Oct. 15. Kokosing Construction Company is the contractor. Flaggers and signals will be used to maintain lane closures.
Glennon retires from OSHP
NEW PHILADELPHIA – Lt. Mark A. Glennon has retired as commander of the New Philadelphia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol after 28 years of services to the patrol.
The native of Canton became a trooper in 1991 and has served at the Hiram, Cambridge and New Philadelphia posts. He was named post trooper of the year four times and district trooper of the year twice.
Bordenkircher trial set
COSHOCTON – A jury trial for Pamela A. Bordenkircher related to stealing funds from the Coshocton County Fair Board is set for Sept. 22 in Coshocton County Common Pleas Court.
Bordenkircher was indicted in March with one count of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony, and four counts of theft, fifth-degree felonies. She’s accused of taking $41,831.10 in cash, checks and other funds from the Coshocton County Agricultural Society, commonly known as the fair board, while employed as a secretary from August 2013 to October 2015. She also made unauthorized purchases with an agricultural society credit card.
Bordenkircher has entered not guilty pleas to all charges and is out of jail on a personal recognizance bond. She’s being represented by attorney Seth Arkow of Canton.
The Special Investigations Unit of the State Auditor’s Office investigated the case and will be assisting the Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office with prosecution.
United Way accepting emergency fund donations
COSHOCTON – The United Way of Coshocton County is still accepting donations for its emergency fund to assist local non-profit agencies helping those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
So far funding has been awarded to the Coshocton County Salvation Army for food distribution and financial assistance, the food bank at New Life Ministry, Coshocton County Emergency Management Agency for decontamination equipment, St. Vincent DePaul for financial assistance, Coshocton County Senior Center for supplies for seniors and River View and Ridgewood schools for student food distribution.
Those wishing to donate to the fund can go to coshoctonunitedway.org or send checks with emergency fund in the memo line to P.O. Box 84, Coshocton, OH 43812.
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