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Auditions scheduled for youth choirs

The two youth ensembles of the Coshocton Community Choir have scheduled auditions in February.  Singers in grades four to 12 may audition for the Coshocton Singers and the Coshocton Youth Chorale Monday, Feb. 6 through Wednesday, Feb. 8.  Auditions will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 Pleasant Valley Drive in Coshocton.    Students in grades nine to 12 are […]

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Tax statements are being mailed

Tax statements are being mailed

Janette Donaker, Coshocton County Treasurer, announced the first half 2022 real estate taxes, and the 2023 manufactured home taxes are being mailed this week, and are due March 10, 2023. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The treasurer’s office drive-thru will stay open until 5 p.m. on Friday, […]

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Sheriff’s office recognized

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office was recognized for excellence in policy management and training in 2022 by Lexipol, the nation’s leading provider of policy, training and wellness support for first responders and public servants. The Lexipol Connect program tracks Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office performance on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management. The […]

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Sports

Ridgewood’s Blevens is headed to Bethany College

Ridgewood’s Blevens is headed to Bethany College

On Jan. 20 Ridgewood High School Senior Allison Blevens signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Bethany College this fall in Bethany, West Virginia. Blevens started playing soccer in sixth grade when her friend convinced her to play. “I recruited 11 people to play the next year,” she Blevens said. “Eighth grade year […]

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OSU players coach Future Stars Football Camp

OSU players coach Future Stars Football Camp

Local football stars, Zach and Bryce Prater, were among the current and former Ohio State Buckeyes who coached at the Future Stars of Football Camp held Jan. 21 at Kids America. About 75 campers, grades two through 11, were thrilled to be part of the camp and be able to meet a few of the […]

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Spaulding signs to play college volleyball

Spaulding signs to play college volleyball

River View High School senior Alivia Spaulding signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Kent State Tuscarawas on Jan. 12 in the library at RVHS. Alivia said, “I’ve been playing since seventh grade. My grandma got me started. She told me to go to practice and I didn’t really want to at first. We had a […]

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Opinion

Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

You can choose the wording but regardless of how you want to construct your sentence (I just got chills from thinking about sentence structure in high school) our community is on the move. New construction projects dot the landscape, businesses are opening, expanding, moving to new locations in both the public and private sectors. It […]

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Squeezin’ the stuffins out

That’s what it looked like to me – the Buckeyes maybe ate too much Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. Brilliant at times, lethargic when it mattered. Apparently TTUN just wanted it more. Serious fans have already crunched all the numbers and know that the Buckeyes still have an outside chance to make the four-team playoff – […]

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It’s another crummy Christmas commercial

It’s another crummy Christmas commercial

It’s like going from one form of punishment to another – while still enduring the first punishment. I thought we typically had a few days of respite between the political “vote for me” commercials and the onslaught of Christmas television commercials that started this past weekend. Are these starting a bit early this year? Or […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 3, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  Chris Winegar of Coshocton reported a non injury accident in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Complaints:  A female reported an assault. A White Eyes Township Trustee reported damage to a property on Township Road 172. Marcia Hardesty of Coshocton reported vandalism in the 400 block of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 2, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 10 Complaints.  Accidents:  Complaints:  Deputies responded to an overdose in the 500 block of North Oak Street in West Lafayette John Barker of Coshocton reported a stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of Adams Street Muskingum County Job and Family Services reported a sexual abuse case that took […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Oct. 29, 2021

The Sheriff Office investigated 5 Accident and 4 Complaints.  Accident:  Alia Everhart of Coshocton reported a hit skip in the 300 block of South Third Street. Elisha Shaw of Washington Court House was traveling eastbound on US Route 36 and rear ended a vehicle being operated by Fredrick Wachtel of Coshocton Ceicie Rhoades of Blissfield […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Coshocton Foundation awards grants

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had their first meeting of fiscal year 2023 recently and reviewed 24 grant applications totaling $1,267,624. The committee awarded six grants totaling $15,525 to various community organizations. Several applications were referred back to the requestors for more information. The grants awarded include: $5,135 to the Coshocton County Board […]

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The Turban Project offers free head coverings for patients

The Turban Project offers free head coverings for patients

“It was a God moment.” That’s how The Turban Project describes the beginning of the non-profit. Kathy Braidich said in 2012, she had a co-worker who was going through chemo and still working so she could save her sick leave for her surgery. “She lost her hair and was wearing a wig. I made a […]

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RV Teen Leadership holds fundraiser for Miller Family

RV Teen Leadership holds fundraiser for Miller Family

One of the goals of River View High School’s Teen Leadership is to help the community. As the group was trying to decide on their next project, Cindy Keneda attended a concert at Conesville Elementary and learned about Andrew Miller, a student there who was facing health challenges. She brought the idea to have a […]

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E-Edition

January 26, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

January 26, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

This week’s e-edition of The Coshocton County Beacon is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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January 19, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

January 19, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

This week’s e-edition of The Coshocton County Beacon is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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January 12, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

January 12, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

This week’s e-edition of The Coshocton County Beacon is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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