The Coshocton County Beacon April 10, 2019

FREE! FREE! • April 10-16, 2019 • Vol. 11 • No. 50 • TheBeacon Positively Coshocton County for 10 Years NewPointe Community Church hosts Feed My Starving Children event Faith R ENEWED Your Guide to Spiritual Growth & Hope for Coshocton County 2019 • Warsaw resident makes wooden crosses Page 4-C • Women pastors still face discrimination Pages 6-C & 7-C • Emmanuel Lutheran Church hosting make-it take-it classes Pages 8-C & 9-C The Beacon Positively Coshocton Count y 2019 Faith Renewed inside! By Jen Jones COSHOCTON – Between 250 – 300 volunteers met at Coshocton Elemen- tary School on Friday evening, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 to pack food for Feed My Starving Children. Scott Compton, missions director of NewPointe, said that about 2,000 peo- ple were gathering on Saturday, April 6 at fi ve sites to help organizations around the world who are feeding kids. “Over half a million meals are going to get into the hands of real kids who desperately need food. We’re creating a community for people in our own backyards and we’re provid- ing hope to people we’ll never meet.” Campus Coordinator for New- Pointe Community Church Shantelle Coff man said this was the fi rst time NewPointe in Coshocton has held this event. Volunteers were setting up everything Friday evening so when the volunteers arrived Saturday, they could get right to packing the meals. Shifts were two hours each and started at 8:30 Saturday morning and went until 6:30 that evening. Another set of volunteers would then clean up the gym. 2019 Spring Sports Coshocton, Newcomerstown, Ridgewood & River View Baseball, Softball, Tennis & Track Teams The Beacon w w w.c o s h oc to n b e ac o nto d ay.c o m 2019 Spring Sports inside! Coshocton County’s locally-owned newspaper Chess clubs unite The chess club meeting at Ridgewood Middle School on April 4 included a few River View High School Black Bears. “We thought it would be a fun idea for them to play with kids from another school,” said Terry Guilliams from Ridgewood. “The kids are excited about it.” Terry is actually the uncle of River View’s chess club advisor Tyler Guilliams. “I learned to play from him and was part of the club when I was a student at Ridgewood,” Tyler said. Two of the cross town rivals taking part Josie Sellers | Beacon in a chess match were River View sophomore Connor Stevens-Woolery and Ridgewood eighth grader Julia Geer. “I joined chess club when I was a freshman, but I knew how to play before,” Stevens-Woolery said. “I like the strategy of the game.” Geer joined Ridge- wood’s chess club when she was in the fourth grade, but started playing in second grade. “My grandpa taught me,” she said. “It’s a fun game to play.” SEE EVENT ON PAGE 13 GREAT PEOPLE. GREAT RATES. 3.04 % APY* CHRIS JASON JON *ANNUAL PERCENTAGE YIELD. Miniumum to open account and obtain APY is $500.00. A penalty will be imposed for early withdrawal. Contact us for further information about fees and terms. Fees could reduce earnings on the account. Rates current as of 3/8/19. Rates subject to change without notice. 60 Month Certificate of Deposit www.balticstatebank.com 330-897-6401