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Record low natural gas prices continue for Columbia Gas of Ohio customers

COLUMBUS – A run of low monthly natural gas costs and residential bills will continue into February for Columbia Gas of Ohio customers. And, in addition to lower residential bills, customers are receiving added value as part of their monthly payment. Customers are expected to see an average February bill of $93.07, a decrease of […]

Nominations being taken for employee of the year award

COSHOCTON – Nominations are now being taken for the Coshocton County Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize vocational excellence and the practice of high ethical standards in the workplace. The award, created in 1997, is sponsored by the Coshocton Rotary Club with the support of the Coshocton County […]

Vendors needed for Hot Air Balloon Festival

Vendors needed for Hot Air Balloon Festival

COSHOCTON – Applications are being accepted for gift and craft vendors interested in participating in the 2016 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival. Now in its 36th year, the festival – sponsored by Frontier Power – will be held June 9-11, at the Coshocton County Fairground. Craft and gift vendor spaces are available for $80 (10’x10’) and […]

Support group to meet at Coshocton Hospital

Support group to meet at Coshocton Hospital

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton family education/support group is proceeding with its monthly meetings on the third Monday of the month. The next meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Coshocton Hospital, 1460 Orange St. Those participating in the Coshocton meeting have shared experiences and concerns regarding a variety of issues including […]

OSU Extension to host women in agriculture program

OSU Extension to host women in agriculture program

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County OSU Extension will host a Women in Agriculture program on Tuesday, March 22 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Frontier Power Community Room. Any woman with an interest in farming or an agriculture-related business is encouraged to attend. The evening will begin with a catered meal at 6 p.m. Following […]

Sports

Daugherty piling up numbers at Ashland

ASHLAND – Through 57 games of their collegiate careers Ashland University girls basketball players, Laina Snyder has 820 points and 500 rebounds, and Andi Daugherty has 775 points and 465 boards. Snyder is a graduate of West Holmes High School and Daugherty graduated from River View High School. “Very productive. To hit 800 and 500 not […]

Ridgewood team goes undefeated

Ridgewood team goes undefeated

WEST LAFAYETTE – The eighth grade boys’ basketball players at Ridgewood finished their junior high basketball careers undefeated at 35-0. Troy Dolick has been their coach for the past two years and they won the IVC tournament for the second year in a row.

RVHS swimmers hold senior night

COSHOCTON – On Thursday evening, Jan. 28, the River View Black Bears honored seniors Morgan Ashcraft, KJ Smailes, Tasha Johnson, Lisa Johansson, Josh Bigrigg, Bryar Cox, Jonathan Helmick, and Adam Croup in a ceremony prior to their match against Zanesville and John Glenn. Both the girls and boys varsity teams finished the night in first […]

OHSAA’s competitive balance plan to commence with new enrollment cycle in 2017-18

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Competitive Balance Plan, which member schools passed through referendum vote in May 2014, will begin during the 2017-18 school year, OHSAA Commissioner Dr. Dan Ross has announced. Activating the plan in the fall of 2017 will coincide with the start of the OHSAA’s next two-year enrollment cycle, […]

CHS JV vs Cambridge

CHS JV vs Cambridge

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 3, 2016

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 3, 2016

Last week this column reported that my face was freezing due to the cold snap that hit our area. Today, not so much. It’s more like an early spring day with temperatures in the low 40s as I write this piece. We’re seven weeks away from spring with nary a wintry mix in sight. Thankfully. […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 27, 2016

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 27, 2016

The people, businesses and organizations throughout Coshocton County can typically be counted on to deliver when it counts. Last week was no exception as The Coshocton Foundation board of trustees approved a $50,000 donation to the United Way of Coshocton County. This will go a long way towards helping offset the loss of WestRock giving, […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 20, 2016

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 20, 2016

A warm ocean breeze is warming my (freezing) face while I gaze at the whitecaps breaking on the shoreline. Or was that a finger breaking off in the cold? I have to pinch myself actually – except that I cannot feel the result of the pinch – because I am COLD! That’s because I am […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 13, 2016

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 13, 2016

Watch the Grammy’s? The NFL playoffs? The wind? Not sure exactly how you “watch” the wind except, I guess, blowing snow and the trees. And that’s kind of fun. The Bengals seemingly can’t catch a break. Even at home. Injured quarterback, penalties and more doomed the boys in orange and black. Yeh, you Steelers fans […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 6, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 6, 2015

It was another disappointing year. No, I am not talking about your Christmas gifts and the fact that you received a package of tee shirts instead of the new boat or car that you really wanted. Now, if someone cared enough to get you the extra tall version of tee shirts, then good for you. […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Feb. 10, 2016

On Feb. 9, the police department investigated the following calls. Tammy Parks of 611 East Russell Avenue West Lafayette was backing from a parking space in the 300 block of West Main Street when she struck a vehicle being operated by Karen Wiggins of 528 East 6th Street West Lafayette. No injuries were reported. A […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 9, 2016

On Feb. 8, the Sheriff’s Office investigated five accident(s) and two complaint(s). Accidents 10:00 AM: Wyatt C. Williamson of Walhonding was traveling west on TR 358 when he lost control on the snow-covered road, went off of the right side of the road, over-corrected, and the vehicle rolled onto its side. 10:19 AM: Matthew T. […]

Legal Notice

Washington Township has completed the Annual Financial Report for the year ending December 31, 2015. The report is available for public inspection at the office of the Fiscal Officer. For more information contact Curtis Lee at 740-327-5121 Curtis Lee, Fiscal Officer CCB Feb10’16

Legal Notice

The 2015 Financial Report for White Eyes Township has been completed and can be viewed by contacting Fiscal Officer David H. Dilly at 740-545-7417. The White Eyes Township Trustees will hold their regular monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at the Township Hall located on TR 1045 in Fresno at 7:00PM. The […]

Legal Notice

The Oxford Township 2015 Annual Financial Reports have been completed and can be viewed by contacting Fiscal Officer, Patty Rausch at 740-545-6832. The Oxford Township Trustees hold their meetings on the 1stWednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the township garage office, located at 61000 CR 9 and are open […]

Obituaries

Pauline Lucille Endsley Waters

Pauline Lucille Endsley Waters, age 101, of Windsorwood Place in Coshocton, passed away on February 6, 2016.  She was born on May 3, 1914 in Coshocton County to the late Elmer J. and Toinette (DeBerry) Endsley. Pauline graduated from Keene High School in 1931 and graduated from Ashland College in 1934. She taught at Drakes […]

Diana Lee Dolick

Diana Lee Dolick

Diana Lee Dolick, 75, of Coshocton passed away Sunday February 7, 2016 at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. She was born in Coshocton on September 5, 1940 to the late David Newell and Josie (Moody) McPherson. Diana was a graduate from Coshocton High School and worked at Pretty Products for over 21 years. She loved […]

S. Woodrow Wilson

S. Woodrow Wilson

WARSAW- S. Woodrow “Woody” Wilson, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton. He was born Nov. 5, 1939 in Coshocton Co. to the late Raymond Wilson and Olive (Matheny) Wilson Stockman.  He was a 1957 graduate of Warsaw High School, and he retired from Pretty Products after nearly 25 years of […]

Donald E. Stingel

Donald E. Stingel

COSHOCTON – Donald Eugene Stingel, 83, of S. 5th St., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Coshocton Co. Memorial Hospital. He was born March 26, 1932 in Chili to the late Chester Clyde and Helen Luella (Lower) Stingel.  He worked for many years at the former Apache Aggregate in Coshocton.  He was an avid hunter, […]

Reva Faye Cramblett

COSHOCTON – Reva Faye Cramblett, 83, of Coshocton passed away at her residence on Thursday February 4, 2016. Reva was born in Coshocton County on March 22, 1932 to the late Charles H. and Agnes (Tharp) Moore. She graduated from Coshocton High School, worked nineteen years at the A & P store, and many years […]

E-Edition

February 10, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

February 10, 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!

February 3, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

February 3, 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!

January 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

January 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!

January 20, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

January 20, 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!

January 13, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

January 13, 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!