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We've heard the stories or read articles about how animals can help military veterans living with combat-related post- traumatic stress disorder adjust back into civilian life and lead a more productive life.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Village should let military veteran keep his ducks
What a pleasure it was to pick up the Metro section on Monday and read about Darin Welker, an Iraq War veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression who found comfort in caring for his ducks .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Iraq Vet's 'Therapy Ducks' Run Afoul of Law, Ohio Village Says
An Ohio vet's unconventional form of therapy is ruffling some legal feathers: He's been cited for owning therapy ducks .
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Aggravated burglary and drug possession lead recent indictments
A Coshocton County Grand Jury that met July 18 has returned eight indictments. * Brian K. Sickles, 31, of 200 Elm St.: one count of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, and two counts of assault, first-degree misdemeanors * Daniel A. Wise, 32, of 315 N. 11th St.: one count of possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, three counts of ... (more)
West L festival starts Thursday
This weekend, West Lafayette will have a celebration to welcome back some of its own.
Fine paid for Ohio veteran cited for therapy ducks
An Ohio Army veteran accused of violating a village ban by keeping 14 pet ducks says he wants his day in court, even though someone else paid his fine for having the ducks, which he says are therapeutic.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Source: www.cbsnews.com --- Sunday, July 20, 2014Darin Welker says fowl helps him with depression and PTSD, but residents of Ohio village are banned from keeping them as pets ... Source: hosted.ap.org --- Sunday, July 20, 2014WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio -- An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Iraq war veteran, 36, fears he may lose his 14 pet 'therapy ducks'
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In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio.
The Arizona Republic
Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks
An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.
Iraq vet in Ohio cited for therapeutic pet ducks
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
West Lafayette says veteran's therapy ducks aren't allowed
Darin Welker is facing a citation and a hearing in Coshocton Municipal Court for owning 14 ducks, as they are in violation of a village ordinance.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
VBS at West Lafayette
All children ages 3 to 12 are invited. Early registration is encouraged by calling 740-545-6368.
Love and devotion: Lorenzes celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
Robert Lorenz was visiting his aunt in Orange when he looked down the hill and saw a girl walking home from school carrying books.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
DD board explores accessible housing
Lack of appropriate handicapped housing in Coshocton could be addressed with a new home.
Public record: Illegal dump site reported on CR4
Illegal dump site on County Road 4 near Township Road 403. Crashes Thursday Two-vehicle minor collision in the 100 block of West Chestnut Street.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tree the root of dispute in village
Brenda Starkey admits a tree outside her home is causing damage to the curb and street but doesn't feel she should pay the $600 to $1,000 estimate to remove it.
Public Record: Sheriff's and police reports
Unauthorized person placing trash in a business trash bin in the 300 block of Main Street.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Public records: Several acts of vandalism reported
No injuries. Friday Vehicle went off of Township Road 280 near Ohio 83 and struck a tree.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Library hosting several events in coming weeks
The Coshocton Friends of the Library annual book sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31st and Aug. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Coshocton Public Library.