Community News

Salvation Army has plenty of opportunities to help spread holiday cheer

Salvation Army has plenty of opportunities to help spread holiday cheer

COSHOCTON – The red kettles are out and bells are ringing in Coshocton County, but The Salvation Army has much more than this project going on for the holidays. The Salvation Army red kettle project kicked off Nov. 18 and will continue through Christmas Eve at eight locations in Coshocton County. “The majority of the […]

Dave Rogers hangs on for United Way

Dave Rogers hangs on for United Way

COSHOCTON – Annin likes to keep its fundraising for United Way of Coshocton County interesting. Last year a manager kissed a pig when employees hit a fundraising goal and this year one of them was ducted taped to a wall. “Our goal is to suspend him, but I don’t know how it’s going to work,” […]

Sports equipment drives continues until Dec. 16

WARSAW – The Fellowship of Christian Athletes and More sports equipment drive continues until Friday, Dec. 16. The group, which meets at River View High School, is collecting new or gently-used baseballs, baseball gloves, baseball bats, pinnies, footballs, volleyballs, basketballs and soccer balls to donate to a sports mission. River View students can bring their […]

Riebesell to serve on Ohio School Boards committee

COSHOCTON – John D. Riebesell, a member of the board of education from Ridgewood Local and the Coshocton County Career Center, will serve a one-year term on the Ohio School Boards Association’s Legislative Platform Committee as a representative from the association’s southeast region. Riebesell is one of five board members from the region who are […]

Reindeer games added to Christmas in the Village

Reindeer games added to Christmas in the Village

WEST LAFAYETTE – Christmas in the Village of West Lafayette is right around the corner and is always a fun time to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family. With a variety of activities throughout the village and the ever-popular Santa parade, there’s something for everyone to usher in the holiday season. This year, […]

ODA issues health alert for raw milk

REYNOLDSBURG – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is issuing a health alert for unpasteurized raw milk and raw milk products from Sweet Grass Dairy’s herd share, due to contamination with Campylobacter. Sweet Grass Dairy is located in Knox County at 6049 Bryant Rd., Fredericktown, OH 43019. This alert is the result of an investigation […]

Sports

Burr humbled by community’s support during his battle with Melanoma

Burr humbled by community’s support during his battle with Melanoma

COSHOCTON – Swim for Cure was a very humbling experience for Mike and Linda Burr. “This has been a blessing,” Mike said. “The goodness and kindness people have showed us is very humbling.” Mike is the varsity boys’ soccer coach at River View and early in the 2016 season he was diagnosed with Melanoma. Since […]

767 deer harvested in Coshocton County on opening day of gun season

767 deer harvested in Coshocton County on opening day of gun season

COLUMBUS – Hunters checked 18,776 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 28, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). In 2015, 22,253 deer were reported the first day of the deer-gun season. Ohio’s deer-gun season remains open through Sunday, Dec. 4. Two additional days of deer-gun […]

CHS football players thanked for a memorable season

CHS football players thanked for a memorable season

COSHOCTON – If you are on the field with her son, Missy Guilliams considers you one of her own. This same attitude is shared by a group of Coshocton High School football parents who treated the team to pizza and brownies after practice Nov. 18 to thank them for their hard work and a memorable […]

Get your CHS football playoff tickets

Get your CHS football playoff tickets

COSHOCTON – Get your pre-sale tickets for the Coshocton vs Coldwater football game on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Lewis Center Olentangy. They will be on sale in the CHS office on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or at Carroll’s Men Shop on Wednesday, Nov. 23 until Friday, Nov. […]

CHS to play at Lewis Center Olentangy Braves Stadium

CHS to play at Lewis Center Olentangy Braves Stadium

COLUMBUS – Twenty-eight regional champions have now advanced to the state semifinals of the 2016 OHSAA football playoffs. Whether they are one of the four schools in the state semifinals for the first time, or the one school that is back for a state-record 25th time, they are all playing for a chance to compete […]

RVJH students send cross country runners off to nationals

RVJH students send cross country runners off to nationals

WARSAW – River View Junior High students lined up outside to clap and cheer their classmates on to victory as several members of the cross country team prepared to leave for their national meet in Evansville, Ind. The national meet in Indiana was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19. The top three teams at the meet […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – November 30, 2016

Mark’s Musings – November 30, 2016

            The 2016 Coshocton Redskins varsity football team certainly gave our community a season to remember with a solid performance every game and a strong playoff run that went all the way to the state semifinals before it ended this past Saturday night. The Redskins gave it their all every […]

Mark’s Musings – November 23, 2016

Mark’s Musings – November 23, 2016

            I do not recall ever seeing Santa sweat. That is, until the balmy spring like temperatures that rolled through Coshocton County last Friday for the Miracle on Main Street parade. Typically, kids and adults alike are bundled up like a scene straight from the Polar Express. But like a […]

Mark’s Musings – November 16, 2016

Mark’s Musings – November 16, 2016

            Way to go Coshocton Redskins! The Redskins football team pulled off a thrilling, gutsy victory over a previously unbeaten and talented Garaway Pirates team this past Saturday night and now head to Athens to face the Wheelersburg Pirates for the opportunity to head to the state playoffs. We’re all […]

Mark’s Musings – November 9, 2016

Mark’s Musings – November 9, 2016

            And here we go! Or, rather, here we went. I am not sure if that sentence follows proper English and sentence structure – where is one of those tremendous teachers that tried very hard to teach me how to properly construct a sentence – at when I need them? […]

Mark’s Musings – November 2, 2016

Mark’s Musings – November 2, 2016

One more day. One more week. There is a lot rolled into the next week. The World Series. The election. The Indians of course, need just one more win to clinch their first World Series Championship since 1948, which was a good year by all counts. The Series returns to Progressive Field on Tuesday where […]

Mark’s Musings – October 26, 2016

Mark’s Musings – October 26, 2016

Quite the weekend. We roll out of the fair here in Coshocton County in early October and quickly find ourselves headed toward November and the holidays. But there are several stops in between for our community and they are all good. The apple butter stirrin’ at Roscoe Village was a hit – blessed with a […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for Dec. 2, 2016

On Dec. 1, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None reported  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 2, 2016

On Dec. 1, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1accidents and 6 complaint(s).   Accidents 11:05 A.M. Mary L Olinger of Coshocton was backing from a parking space when she struck another vehicle.     Complaints 6:48 A.M. Miguel A Berrios JR of Coshocton reported his 16 YOA daughter, Mariah Berrios took his vehicle and ran away […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for Dec. 1, 2016

On Nov. 30, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None reported

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 1, 2016

On Nov. 30, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accidents and 3 complaint(s).   Accidents 12:46 P.M. Patricia A. Bible of Coshocton was leaving a Coshocton business when she struck Steven A. Mack JR of Coshocton who was walking.   6:40 P.M. Wayne L. Holdsworth was traveling west on CR 103 near the intersection of TR […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for Nov. 30, 2016

On Nov. 29, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None reported

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 30, 2016

  On Nov. 29, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accidents and 2 complaint(s).   Accidents None reported     Complaints 9:29 A.M. A Coshocton female reported a domestic violence situation.   10:39 A.M. Michael T Radovanic of Litchfield, OH reported damage to his vehicle.   Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Gary Lynn Bluck

Gary Lynn Bluck

Gary Lynn Bluck, 72, died at 5:10 pm on November 30, 2016 following a brief illness.  He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving children at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Gary was born on February 26, 1944 to Dorothea (Wilkin) and the late Marion Bluck. After graduation from West Lafayette High School in […]

Peggy J. Rice

Peggy J. Rice

WARSAW – Peggy Joyce Rice (Dayton), 78, of Warsaw, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on November 30, 2016 at the home of her granddaughter in Port Byron, Illinois after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Peggy Dayton was born in Coshocton, Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Helen (Clark) Dayton on May 16, […]

Troy Addy

Troy Addy

Troy Addy, 42 of Newcastle, PA, passed away at his home on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Troy was born to Steven G. Addy and Bonnie S. (Rice) Zimmer in Coshocton, Ohio on August 9, 1974. He graduated from Coshocton High School in 1993. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, landscaping and spending time with his family. Troy […]

Blanche Louise Borden

Blanche Louise Borden

WEST LAFAYETTE – Blanche Louise Borden, 72, of West Lafayette passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at her home with her loving family at her side after a 15-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Louise was born February 10, 1944, in Coshocton County to the late Blanche (Jones) Bache of West Lafayette and the late John […]

James Vincent Morrison

James Vincent Morrison

COSHOCTON – James Vincent Morrison, 77, of New Concord, passed away at Signature Health Care in Coshocton on Thursday November 24, 2016. with his loving family by his side.  Jim was born in Fayette County, PA on April 6, 1939 to the late Vincent “Ben” and Pearl (Jackson) Morrison.  He served in the United States […]

Oveta R. Urey

Oveta R. Urey

CAMBRIDGE – Oveta Rae Urey, 72, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Astoria Place of Cambridge, where she was a resident. She was born Sept. 25, 1944 in Coshocton County to the late Carl and Margaret Jane (Shaneman) Laflin. She married George W. Urey on July 17, 1966, who preceded her in death on Dec. […]

E-Edition

November 30, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

November 30, 2016 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!

November 23, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

November 23, 2016 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!

November 16, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

November 16, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 9, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

November 9, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 2, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

November 2, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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October 22, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

October 22, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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Coshocton City Schools Board to meet

| December 2, 2016

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton City Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Coshocton Elementary School Library for a regular board of education business meeting. The work session meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7 has been moved to Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

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Program on Coshocton bobcat population to be featured

Program on Coshocton bobcat population to be featured

| December 1, 2016

COSHOCTON – Mark your calendars for Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Frontier Power Community Room when Dr. Shauna Weyrauch will share her knowledge and research on bobcats in Coshocton County. This program is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 740-622-2265, rogers.376@osu.edu, or return the registration flyer found here. Dr. […]

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Community Choir to perform ‘O Holy Night’

Community Choir to perform ‘O Holy Night’

| December 1, 2016

COSHOCTON – “O Holy Night” is the theme of the Coshocton Community Choir’s Festival Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. The concert is under the direction of Charles R. Snyder and features the 100-voice adult choir, now in its 46th season. “For several years I have thought about a Christmas concert that […]

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Come for food, stay for fun and help Higher Hopes

Come for food, stay for fun and help Higher Hopes

| November 30, 2016

WARSAW –Come for the food and stay for the fun, but make sure you get there early. That’s Tom Roahrig’s advice for anyone coming to the Higher Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center Auction. The 16th annual event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 at River View High School. Doors open at 4 p.m. and auction […]

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Update your address with the treasurer’s office

Update your address with the treasurer’s office

| November 29, 2016

COSHOCTON – Another year is rapidly coming to an end. The Coshocton County Treasurer’s Office is in the process of preparing their records for mailing the first half real estate and manufactured home tax bills. If you have had an address change or paid off your mortgage in the past year and have not contacted […]

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