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Thanksgiving Traditions with a twist in the era of COVID

With a record number of coronavirus cases in the state, Ohioans are wondering what that could mean for the upcoming holiday season. Many are ready to spend much-needed time with family, but may be considering the risks of gathering. Traditions could be upended, but Morgan County families are trying to find ways to enjoy Thanksgiving while still being cautious.
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Drive-Thru Toy Drive in Beverly on Wednesday

Instead of the regular annual American Legion Auxiliary toy drive, the Muskingum Valley Beverly-Waterford Chamber and Luminant Energy will be hosting a “Drive-thru” toy drive in Beverly. The e…

Lions Club Breakfasts Canceled

Due to COVID-19, the Lions Club has canceled its monthly breakfast buffet for the months of December through February.

A season of learning for the 2020 Raider golf team, coach

It was a season of learning and growing for the 2020 Morgan Raider golf team and their new coach. The Raiders expanded their roster from the year before under the direction of first-year coach…

  • Father Paul J. Walker

    Father Paul J. Walker, 75, of McConnelsville, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.

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  • Naketa Martin

    Naketa Martin, 65, of McConnelsville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Highland Oaks Health Center in McConnelsville.

    • icon posted: November 23
  • Jason Ira Blind (Jay)

    Jason Ira Blind (Jay), 41 years of age, of Stockport, Ohio, passed away at 7:37 p.m. November 18, of year 2020. Jason passed away after being …

    • icon posted: November 23
  • Debra K. Talbott

    Debra K. Talbott, 66, of McConnelsville, passed away on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at her residence in McConnelsville.

    • icon posted: November 23
  • Cynthia Lynn Pierce

    Cynthia Lynn Pierce, 62, of McConnelsville, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.

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