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Gibbs’ Zika vector control act passes House

Gibbs’ Zika vector control act passes House

WASHINGTON, DC – States, local governments, and mosquito control districts are a step closer to preventing a Zika outbreak in the United States after the House passed legislation suspending a duplicative and unnecessary permitting process for pesticides. H.R. 897, the Zika Vector Control Act, clarifies that pesticides regulated and approved under the Federal Insecticide Fungicide […]

Applications available for Canal Royalty

Applications available for Canal Royalty

COSHOCTON – Applications are now available for the 2016 Coshocton Canal Royalty Junior Queen, Princess, and Queen Contest. The crowning of the 2016 royalty will be held in Roscoe Village during Apple Butter Stirring Festival on Oct. 22-23. To be eligible for junior queen, the contestant must reside in Coshocton County or attend a Coshocton […]

Summer reading at the library available for all ages

Summer reading at the library available for all ages

COSHOCTON – Summer reading at the library is almost here. The program kicks off on June 6 and will run through July 31, culminating with the ever-popular Lake Park Pool Party at the end on July 31. This year’s overall theme is sports with the theme “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” for kids, “Get […]

Coshocton Opportunity School graduates 27 students

Coshocton Opportunity School graduates 27 students

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton High School auditorium hosted the 2016 Coshocton Opportunity School graduation on Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. Twenty-seven county students accomplished their goal and received their high school diploma. “These kids have decided they want a diploma,” said Roger Moore, principal of the opportunity school. “We believe that all kids can […]

Air Show on track with Earnhardt Jr. donation

Air Show on track with Earnhardt Jr. donation

COSHOCTON – Dale Earnhardt Jr. donated an autographed piece of his number 88 winning car from the Richmond race to the Coshocton County Air Show to be raffled off. Bethel Toler, airport administrator said, “We are excited to be able to offer this unique item to the community in a raffle. We will also be […]

Sports

RVJH track athletes compete at state

RVJH track athletes compete at state

WARSAW – The River View Jr. High School boys and girls track teams attended the Division 2 Ohio Middle School State Track Meet on May 21. The RVJH boys’ team placed second overall and was represented by team members: Andrew Martin, Austin Philabaum, Brady Philabaum, Brendan Shrimplin, Cal Shrimplin, Devin Barnett, Duncan Martin, Evan Beatty, Jacob […]

Neal recognized by OHSAA

COLUMBUS – Throughout the 2015-16 school year, the coaches associations of the sports sanctioned by the Ohio High School Athletic Association had the opportunity to select one of their own for an OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award. Recipients are recognized during the state tournament of their respective sport or at their annual coaches’ clinic. […]

Kyle Libby State Farm 12U picks up victories

COSHOCTON – Kyle Libby State Farm 12U played its opening game May 16 against Union. State Farm beat Union 15-6. Leading hitters for State Farm were: Anna Trimmer – two 2 doubles and Hannah Maust and Emmilia Flores both had one double each. Jaqua had a single for Union. On May 18 State Farm took on […]

CHS baseball standout signs with Ohio Wesleyan University

CHS baseball standout signs with Ohio Wesleyan University

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School Senior Talon Babcock signed his letter of intent on Tuesday, May 17, to play Division III baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University. Babcock, who has been playing baseball ever since he was a young boy, is greatly looking forward to joining the team. After looking at other schools such as Ohio […]

CHS pole vaulter signs with Youngstown State University

CHS pole vaulter signs with Youngstown State University

COSHOCTON – Surreal; that’s how Coshocton High School senior Nick Kirkpatrick described the experience of signing his national letter of intent to Youngstown State University on Wednesday, May 18. Kirkpatrick, who is a four-year-letterman for the Redskins track program and a two-year -letterman for their basketball program, expressed that Youngstown State was the perfect fit […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – May 25, 2016

Mark’s Musings – May 25, 2016

For those that had the pleasure to eat at Workman’s Restaurant in Coshocton – whether it was breakfast, lunch or a piece of that famous pie – sharing part of your life with Fred and Charlie Workman is certainly something that is remembered with fondness. With the passing of Fred, an era in the lore […]

Mark’s Musings – May 18, 2016

Mark’s Musings – May 18, 2016

The 2016 Coshocton County Relay for Life is in the books with the goal of $100,000 surpassed in unofficial results. The committee, team captains, teams and all of the volunteers that help make this event a success for our community truly do us proud each and every year. Despite fickle weather (typical of Relay weekend […]

Mark’s Musings – May 11, 2016

Mark’s Musings – May 11, 2016

Thank you for all of the positive feedback regarding our redesign of Coshocton County’s only locally owned print publication. It is greatly appreciated. People taking their valuable time to offer encouragement and positive comments is part of the fuel that keeps us going during a tough week when there are more events to cover than […]

Mark’s Musings – May 4, 2016

Mark’s Musings – May 4, 2016

Thanks for eight great years Much has changed in eight years. In less than one decade, there have been significant changes around the world, our nation, our state and our community. Change is constant whether you notice it or not. Now, The Coshocton County Beacon is making a transformation to better meet the needs of […]

Mark’s Musings – April 27, 2016

Mark’s Musings – April 27, 2016

The mower is running. Well, sort of. When you turn the key and nothing happens that would seem to indicate a problem. A swift bang on the hood – or starter in this case – has it up and running in no time. It is quite feasible that we have eked out about as much […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 26, 2016

On May 25, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and three complaint(s).   Complaints 8:26 AM: While on routine patrol, the litter officer located an illegal dump site on CR 123 in Linton Township 3:56 PM: Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Wilson Avenue on a report of a domestic situation. Dustin Wiggins […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 25, 2016

On May 24, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Accidents Complaints The litter officer reported an illegal dump site on TR 105. Super Wal-Mart reported a female trespassing. Upon investigation, Melissa Haines of Coshocton was cited for criminal trespassing. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

West Lafayette Police Department Report for May 25, 2016

On May 24, 2016, the police department investigated the following calls. – Officer received a domestic complaint in the 300 block of East Main Street. Upon investigation, Jessica M. Stotts, age 40 of 320 East Main Lot 19 West Lafayette, was arrested for domestic violence. – Officer received a report of threats in the 500 […]

Legal Notice

Having been petitioned by Walhonding Valley Sand & Gravel, 27679 SR 206, Walhonding, Ohio for the surface application of salt brine to be applied to the Company’s haul road and lot for dust control and also on stock piles for ice control, a public hearing will be held in the Coshocton County Commissioners Office located […]

Legal Notice

Notice, pursuant to ORC 5301.332, is hereby given to the following: Brown Petroleum, whose last known address is 1026 Cookson Avenue, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663, Keith C. Ruffner, whose last known address is 3009 Oakridge Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44224, John C. Shannon, whose last known address is 3055 Kingston Circle, Silverlake, Ohio 44224, Richard […]

Obituaries

Ruth A. Sees

Ruth A. Sees, 99, of Coshocton passed away at Walnut Grove Nursing Home on Thursday May 26, 2016. She was born in Coshocton County and graduated from West Lafayette High School.  She loved to read, and being raised on a farm, she also enjoyed cooking, baking, canning and gardening. Ruth was employed at Pope Gosser […]

Mary Dawson

Mary Dawson

Mary Dawson, 73, of Zanesville passed away Monday May 23, 2016 at her residence surrounded by family. She was born in Coshocton on April 3, 1943 to the late James and Audrey (Young) Hack. Mary worked at as a waitress and at Pretty Products before retiring. On November 21, 1964 she married John A. Dawson, whom […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for May 23, 2016

On May 22, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   A resident in the 500 block of North Kirk Street reported an unwanted person

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 22, 2016

On May 21, the Sheriff’s Office investigated three accident(s) and one complaint(s). Accidents 1:46 PM: Mallory Simmons of Coshocton was in the drive thru of McDonalds when a black Dodge truck backing into her and then left the scene. 5:57 PM: Brien Conrad of Coshocton was traveling south on Coshocton County Road 343 when he […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for May 22, 2016

On May 21, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing to Report

E-Edition

May 25, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

May 25, 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!

May 18, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

May 18, 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!

May 11, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

May 11, 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!

May 4, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

May 4, 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!

April 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

April 27, 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!