Community News

Wheeler charged with rape

 On Sept. 14, 2020 the Coshocton County Sheriff’s office was notified by job and family services of allegations of sexual abuse which began a very difficult investigation into these accusations. On Sept. 24, 2020, the sheriff’s office formally charged Thomas E. Wheeler, a 73 year old male from the Coshocton area, with one count of […]

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Fall food preservation virtual series offered

Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season’s bounty by preserving fruits and vegetables and meats at home. Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences teach the basics of home canning and preservation through a virtual series called Food Preservation Office Hours. These online classes emphasize the science […]

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West Lafayette Homecoming Queen makes donation to CBHC

West Lafayette Homecoming Queen makes donation to CBHC

The 2019-2020 West Lafayette Homecoming Queen Destiny Sesser recently donated toys from her Sensory Toy Drive to The Flight School at CBHC. Sesser collected donated toys as part of her community outreach while serving as homecoming queen. The Flight School, a part of CBHC, provides counseling services for children and their families. Sesser said, “Having […]

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Sports

Sports Wrap – Sept. 24, 2020

Coshocton Coshocton volleyball falls to Hiland On Sept. 21 in a non-league match-up, the Coshocton Redskins volleyball team lost at Hiland by the scores of 23-25, 20-25, 25-19, and 14-25. Offensively, the ‘Skins were led by Kindall Shaw’s 20 kills, while Hailey Helter had 12 and Belle Miller added nine. Jalynn West set up the offense […]

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Sports Wrap

Coshocton  Redskins pick up 8-0 victory The Redskins varsity boys soccer team recently picked up an 8-0 victory. Alex Laaper, Jarrod Roudabush, and Zane Bryant each scored a pair of goals. Adam George and Ayden Stein added a goal. Skylar Dobson picked up three assists, Alec Laaper, Zane Bryant, Brody Hammersley, and Auden Stein all […]

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Montgomery places first at bass tournament

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its eighth club tournament for 2020 with seven members and three guests competing. The tournament was held on O’Shaunessy Reservoir on Sept. 13. Tournament results were: First – Greg Montgomery, 3.23 lbs.; second – Gary Snyder (guest), 2.45 lbs.; third – Wilmer Eckelberry (guest), 2.26 lbs.; and big bass – Greg […]

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Opinion

The fair – and the shows – must go on

The fair – and the shows – must go on

There’s a point in time each year in Coshocton County, as the leaves start turning, the hummingbirds head south, the gardens have produced their last tomato, that many of us – I dare say most – start thinking about the Coshocton County Fair. The sights, the smells, the chance to meet up with friends old […]

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You know the year is abnormal when Brady dons a different uniform

You know the year is abnormal when Brady dons a different uniform

Someone asked me over the weekend what was wrong with the Tribe – as in, The Cleveland Indians. I said, “I don’t know, I thought they were rolling.” Well, I guess not. Somehow, the Indians have went on a six-game losing streak – and are now in third place behind the White Sox and the […]

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Can everyone just take a deep breath . . . please?

Can everyone just take a deep breath . . . please?

Through your mask of course. Yeh, I think everyone needs to relax, chill out and unwind a bit. Maybe those all mean the same thing to you – but is it just me – or are many people wound tighter than a drum right now? Not only do we have a virus to continue contending […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for September 25, 2020

On September 24th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents: A vehicle operated by Erica Cox of Coshocton was struck by a vehicle operated by Charlene Selders of Coshocton while traveling on County Road 621. Faye McKee of West Lafayette was traveling North on Second Street, when she struck the back of […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 24, 2020

On September 23rd, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 3 Complaints.  Accidents: An Erie County man called to report his 2019 Silverado had been hit while he was at Walmart in Coshocton. Complaints: Chandra Haines of Coshocton was stopped and cited for a speeding violation, expired tags and no seatbelt in the active school […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 22, 2020

On September 21st, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 2 Complaints.  Accident: Linda Ciccone and Kinley Guthrie of Coshocton were involved in a motor vehicle accident on State Route 83. Complaints: An illegal dump site was discovered off Township Road 263, at the entrance to the AEP Prep Plant. John Cottrill of Coshocton reported […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its final meeting of Fiscal Year 2020 recently and reviewed 48 grant applications totaling $572,952.94. The committee awarded 26 grants totaling $184,616.56, thus expending their total budget for the fiscal year, to numerous community organizations. The grants awarded include: $27,214 to the Coshocton City Convention and Visitors […]

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Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

In 1940, the Community Chest was formed with Guy Clow as the chairman. There were seven charter agencies that included Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Salvation Army, YWCA, Hospital Auxiliary, Christmas Basket Fund and summer band concerts. The goal was to raise $16,180 to cover the entire operating budgets of those seven agencies. The community stepped […]

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Fourth annual baby photo contest announced

Fourth annual baby photo contest announced

The baby photo contest sponsored by the Pregnancy Distress Center will be an online event this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions at the fair. It won’t be a fundraiser for the center, but instead a way to have a little fun. Contestants must be full-time residents of Coshocton County and born on or after Sept. […]

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E-Edition

September 24, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 24, 2020 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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September 17, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 17, 2020 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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September 10, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 10, 2020 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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