The Conesville coal-fired power plant in the town of Coshocton in Eastern Ohio provided electricity for 2 million homes and was the backbone of the community.
When it closed in 2020, jobs were lost, as was a way of life. A performance of oral histories, set up as eulogies, was pulled together in a play called "Calling Hours."
Julie Grant of The Allegheny Front attended a performance.
This segment aired on August 25, 2023.