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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a gradually unfolding series of articles about the ancient prehistory of the area. Later articles will look at the Native American residents of Knox County around the time that white settlers moved into the region. Part 1 published on Dec. 29, 2018. Part 2…

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second installment in our year-long examination of the adventures of Knox County farmer Harvey Devoe, who kept a diary for the year 1861, which has been annotated and published by historian Alan Borer and is available through online retailers. Harvey's spelling and…

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MILLWOOD -- Recent reports on the history of accidental drownings in the Kokosing River near Millwood have brought a lot of response from readers and a resolution from officials to increase the signage in the area to help warn people about the dangers of the river as it enters the hills of e…

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MILLWOOD -- Charles A. Horton was only 23 years old. The World War II veteran was had recently married and had just a few months ago undertaken a new job driving a big rig for the R.E. Oesterling Company out of Butler, Pennsylvania, the nearest town to where Charles grew up in rural Donegal …

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A postcard stamped in 1944 and sent from Mohican State Park, shows the trestle bridge that crossed the Mohican River in Hog Hollow. That same view today, photographed from river’s edge just west of the Park Road, has a familiar skyline of timbered hills but a different bridge. In 1968, the old iron span was removed and replaced by the landmark Mohican Covered Bridge.