Community News

$23 million renovation planned at Ohio State Newark/COTC

The oldest and largest building on The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) shared campus will undergo a complete renovation, renewing the structure’s lifespan and allowing both institutions to meet the needs of students throughout the 21st century. The $23 million project will transform Founders Hall, a 90,200- square-foot building […]

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Rent, mortgage and utility assistance available

Rent, mortgage and utility assistance available

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission continues to offer assistance to households impacted by COVID-19 with past due rent or mortgage payments and to prevent utility disconnection including water and sewer disconnections. Gas, electric and bulk fuel (propane) assistance is also available through multiple programs. Funding appropriated to the agency expands the agency’s capability to serve those […]

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Application process announced for 72nd district seat

Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) announced the application process for appointment to the vacant 72nd district seat in the Ohio House of Representatives. The 72nd House District covers Coshocton, Perry and Licking counties. The unexpired term for this General Assembly runs through December 2022. Residents of the 72nd District interested in being considered for appointment to […]

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Sports

CHS spring sports athletes honored

The following Coshocton High School spring sports athletes were honored at the June 17 school board meeting. Girls Softball – Kindall Shaw, First Team MVL (Small Division) and First Team East District; Sophie Meiser – East District Senior All Star Game; Keeley Murray – First Team East District. Baseball – Hudson Wesney, First Team MVL […]

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Coshocton names Forbes interim athletic director

Coshocton City School announced that Gary Forbes will become the new interim athletic director for the 2021-22 school year. Forbes has coached football at all levels since 1983, as well as track and field for seven years. He has also served in leadership roles with the Coshocton Football Boosters and started the football mentoring program […]

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RV planning biddy football camp and golf scramble

RV planning biddy football camp and golf scramble

River View Football Biddy Camp will be held on Tuesday through Thursday, July 6-8 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the high school practice field. Students must be going into fourth, fifth, or sixth grade. Cost is $20 (cash only) per student and is due on the first day. Parent must register the student and complete paperwork […]

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Opinion

Where are all of those ‘June’ bugs?

Where are all of those ‘June’ bugs?

Where are they? What, you ask? The Cicadas of course. The “Brood X” cicada, billions of them actually, are in Franklin County and counties in western Ohio and other states. We do have cicadas of course but they are still in the ground – and are not quite ready to erupt. Brood V, as they […]

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It’s time to soar to new heights

It’s time to soar to new heights

The Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival takes off this weekend at the fairgrounds, returning after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering all the fun and thrills that you would expect. This event is a terrific family focused opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy early June in Coshocton County. Take advantage of it […]

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Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember

While there is some dispute, credit is widely given to Union General John A. Logan for founding the holiday that we now recognize as Memorial Day. Meant to honor the fallen soldiers of the Civil War, General Logan set May 30, 1868, as the day to decorate the graves of the Civil War soldiers who […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for June 20, 2021

On June 19th, the Sheriff Office investigated 3 Accidents and 8 Complaints.  Accidents:  Derek Roof of Zanesville reported a non-injury accident in the 300 block o fNorth Ninth Street. John Lahna of Coshocton struck a vehicle driven by Larry Mayse of West Lafayette at the intersection of North Fifteenth and Chestnut Street. Roger Bordenkircher of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for June 19, 2021

On June 18th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 3 Complaints. Accidents: News release. See news release. Complaints:  Jedidiah Jones of Coshocton reported vandalism in the 1500 of Orchard Street. Matthew Steiner of Warsaw reported a theft. Eric Fitch of Coshocton reported damage to his swimming pool in the 300 block of North Fourth.

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Sheriff Office Report for June 18, 2021

On June 17th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 10 Complaints.  Accidents: Kiana Saylor of Coshocton reported her vehicle was struck by another vehicle at Cedar Street Inn. The suspect vehicle then fled from the scene. Ronnie Burnheimer of West Lafayette was traveling Northbound on State Route 93, when he went off the west […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Montgomery Foundation accepting grant applications

The Montgomery Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local non-profit entities who have a specific need or project for which they would like to be considered for grant assistance.  To be eligible the entity must have a 501 (C) (3) determination by the IRS,  be located within Coshocton County or service Coshocton County, and […]

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New autism support group starting in Coshocton

A group of parents with more than 100 years of combined experience with autism have come together to start an autism support group for Coshocton County. ASK (Acceptance, Support, Knowledge) Autism will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. at Hopewell School in the picnic shelter. The playground will be open. Everyone […]

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Elks makes donation

Elks makes donation

Every year the Ohio Elks Association provides financial aid to assist local Elks Clubs with the care, treatment, training and rehabilitation for individuals with Cerebral Palsy in treatment centers throughout Ohio. Coshocton Elks Lodge 376 sets out coin banks for members to donate to this worthy cause. The state Elks association contributes the maximum amount […]

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E-Edition

June 17, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

June 17, 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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June 10, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

June 10, 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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June 3, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

June 3, 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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