Community News

Half-price family memberships available at museum

Half-price family memberships available at museum

The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is currently offering one of its best deals of the year. Half-price family memberships are on sale now through Monday, May 31. Through this limited-time offer, a family can purchase a year-long membership to the museum for only $25 which includes free admission, free or reduced admission to most programs, a preview […]

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CR 9 accident reported

On April 9, 2021, at approximately 11:02 a.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference an injury accident in the 59,000 block of CR 9. Upon deputies arrival, it was determined that a vehicle driven by Louise Claypool, 74-years-old, of Coshocton County, was traveling eastbound on CR 9. Claypool pulled over to […]

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Construction project to impact US 36

Construction project to impact US 36

The following construction project is anticipated to affect highways in Coshocton County. All outlined work is weather permitting. Beginning Monday, April 12, motorists can expect daily lane restrictions on U.S. 36 between SR 93 and the Tuscarawas County line for pavement repairs. Estimated project completion is October 15, 2021.

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Sports

Ryan named OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week

The Ohio Athletic Conference has named Muskingum baseball sophomore infielder Devin Ryan as the OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week after his outstanding play in a game against Wilmington. He helped guide the Muskies to a 3-1 weekend against the Quakers. Ryan led the Muskies at the plate with a .650 batting percentage in four games […]

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County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

The 2021 OHSAA Division III state wrestling tournament hosted by Marion Harding High School concluded on March 14. Two country wrestlers fell short of the podium in their respected weight classes. Ethan Dixon of Coshocton finished the season with a record of 22-8 at the 120 lb. weight class. Dixon lost in the first round […]

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RVHS relay team makes Black Bear history

RVHS relay team makes Black Bear history

The River View Black Bears boys’ 200 Free Relay team of Reas Pepper, Brayden Karr, Zachariah Phillips, and JT Roberts competed in the 2020-21 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Swimming Championship Meet on Feb. 25 at the C.T. Branin Natatorium. They swam a new school record yard time of 1:31.82 (Pepper 22.85, Karr 23.51, […]

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Opinion

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Here’s hoping that everyone had a Happy Easter and enjoyed, perhaps, more of a family get together than last year. Typically, I review the papers from the year before to make sure we are not missing a community event or happening that we should be aware of. As I flipped through the pages of the […]

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There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

As I was cramming another mouthful of that ever so special Western treat into my mouth this morning (that would be cereal!) I thought about all of the cereals I have enjoyed over the years. Many of them are familiar to everyone, Rice Krispies, Cheerios, Wheaties, Life, and so on and so forth. But growing […]

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Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

And if they don’t believe you after that, you continue telling them until by golly, they do believe the message that you are delivering. This is the age-old mantra of motivational speakers, instructors and politicians, among many others. We seem to be living in the age of “if we tell the people something enough times, […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for April 9, 2021

On April 8th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 4 Complaints.   Accidents: Cody Edgell of Coshocton was traveling Eastbound on County Road 24, near Township Road 28, when he struck a deer. See news release. Complaints: The Village of Warsaw reported a litter complaint at the Warsaw Park. An overdose was reported in the […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 8, 2021

On April 7th, the Sheriff Offie investigated 3 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents:  Brian Sturgeon of Warsaw was traveling Northbound on State Route 60, near Township Road 447, when Mr. Sturgeon lost control of his vehicle, went off the left side of the road and striking an embankment. Tyren Walker of Coshocton reported his vehicle […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 7, 2021

On April 6th, the Sheriff Office investigated 0 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accident:   Complaints:  Under investigation. Juvenile involved. Scott Martin of Coshocton reported a vandalism. Bryan Sayre of Coshocton reported a fraud in the 1700 block of Buena Vista Drive. Susan Hammond of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud. Traffic stop.

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Clubs & Organizations

Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Christy Baylor was born in 1980 in Coshocton, and attended Keene Elementary and River View Junior High School. She then attended high school at Coshocton and graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998. Her father is Larry Corder, a well-known realtor and auctioneer who also worked for AEP. Baylor helped with her father’s auctions and […]

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Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton Business and Professional Women (BPW) members donated 24 back packs filled with a blanket, stuffed animal, tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, coloring book and crayons, plus extra supplies and diapers to the foster care program at Job and Family Services. Members were inspired to help after hearing Leslie Fehrman Ridenbaugh give her Individual Development […]

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Gathering Group makes plans to restart

The Gathering Group is restarting with a fun-filled summer schedule of learning the art of preserving flowers. The first get-together is an introduction meeting, to each other and to dried flowers on Thursday, April 15, at 10 a.m., at the Lake Park picnic shelter area. Open to the public for all those interested. Wear your […]

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E-Edition

April 8, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 8, 2021 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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April 1, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 1, 2021 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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March 25, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

March 25, 2021 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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