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County Road 7 resurfacing announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced that County Road 7 will be closed for paving operations Monday, Aug. 31 through Wednesday, Sept. 2, weather permitting. The work will force the closure of County Road 7 from Township Road 142 to Hook Road. This project is part of the annual resurfacing program conducted by the […]

Railroad work to close CR 273

Railroad work to close CR 273

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced that Ohio Central Railroad crews will be replacing track grade crossings on County Road 273 in Conesville. The work will force the closure of County Road 273 (Marquand Avenue) beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1 and reopen by the end of the day Wednesday, Sept. 2.

County Road 16 road work planned

County Road 16 road work planned

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced that in an effort to prepare County Road 16 for a significant resurfacing project in the coming weeks, county forces will be trimming trees. County Road 16 will be closed starting Monday, Aug. 31, between Morgan Run Road and Township Road 162. The work will continue through Friday, […]

Local Bounty Update

Local Bounty Update

Good morning, It is a bit chilly today, but the sun is out! Come see what we have in store, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Flying Pig Farm Chilly weather is here (at least this week)! Warm up with some soup and toasted bread. […]

ResponsibleOhio bus tour stops in Coshocton

ResponsibleOhio bus tour stops in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – The Green Rush Bus made a stop in Coshocton Aug. 27 on the Fourth Street side of the courthouse to showcase the state’s future marijuana industry. “We are going to all 88 counties and stopping at small towns, big cities and colleges to educate people and show them what we are about,” said […]

Sports

Lady Generals defeated by Carrollton

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Lady Generals were defeated by Carrollton on Wednesday night in girls soccer action by a score of 7-0. Karrie Bluck, goalie for the Generals was credited with 28 saves. Carrollton was led by Riley Knotts with three of their seven goals. Ridgewood hosts Licking Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5 p.m.

Coshocton County Beacon Pigskin Preview 2015

Coshocton County Beacon Pigskin Preview 2015

This year’s area High School Football Preview is now Online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

RVHS varsity football

RVHS varsity football

Last year’s overall and league records: 0-10 overall and 0-5 in the ECOL Coaching staffs’ names: Head Coach Bob Forgrave, Doug Sampsel – OL/DL, Fred Williams – QB, Eric Bickel – RB/DB, Ron Vipperman – OL/DL, Gary Giffin – head freshmen, and Mike Gray – WR/DB Key returning players: Seniors – Casey Turnbull, Trevor Wine, […]

RHS varsity football

RHS varsity football

Last year’s overall and league records: 9-2 overall and 6-1 in the IVC Coaching staffs’ names: Head Coach John Slusser and assistant coaches Jason Prater, Mike Masloski, Todd Cabot, Jake Lahna, Chris Cabot, Nate Carpenter, Chad Lahna, Dusty Shroyer, Chad Massie, Ryan Gress, Sam Carpenter, Todd Stoffer and Chad Carroll Overall strengths: Nine returning starters […]

CHS varsity football preview

CHS varsity football preview

Last year’s overall and league records: 9-2 overall and 4-1 in the ECOL Coaching staffs’ names: Head Coach Jim Woodrum and assistant coaches Judd Baker, Josh Coffman, Alex Ballentine, Tim Fortney, Jason Minosky and Tim Ward Key returning players: Returning lettermen – Andrew Mason, Dallas Griffiths, Tristyn Vanatta, Spencer McCrea, Ashton Jarvis, Austin Spitzer, Miles […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 26, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 26, 2015

We hit the trifecta on Saturday. And speaking of Saturday, what a beautiful day! Although it reminded me of a fall day – which brings thoughts of upcoming Buckeye football – the spouse and I were out for a drive when several things happened all within the span of five minutes or less. First, we […]

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 19, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 19, 2015

Okay, took a week off to relax and renew and all that stuff. From what I heard from folks, Stan Braxton and the team deserve a big compliment for a nice Canal Festival parade and downtown event to celebrate our community. This along with the annual “Taste of Coshocton” event and the Newcastle GAR bean […]

River View making plans to tackle challenges

You can’t help but notice that the world is moving pretty fast nowadays. It won’t be long before technology makes workplaces and colleges unrecognizable to many of us. The challenge our schools face is making sure our students can keep up. Today, they need to master an entirely different set of skills—along with the “three […]

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 5, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Aug. 5, 2015

The Buckeyes are the preseason number one in the USA Today Coaches poll for the first time since 2006. They are followed by TCU at number two and Alabama at number three. And don’t make a big deal out of four Buckeyes, including Joey Bosa, being benched for the season opener against Virginia Tech. It […]

Mark’s Musings – July 15, 2015

Mark’s Musings – July 15, 2015

So, I presume that you have heard about our most recent ranking on some obscure website that barely deserves a mention but since some folks suggested to me that we take a look at it, we will as little ol’ Coshocton ranked in the number eleven spot. As in the 11th worst place to live […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 28, 2015

On Aug. 27, the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accident(s) and three complaint(s). Accidents CLIFFORD MURPHY OF NASPORT WAS EASTBOUND ON SR 16 WHEN HE SWERVED TO MISS A DOG. THE VEHICLE WENT OFF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A SIGN. KENNETH SAVAGE OF FRESNO STRUCK THE REAR OF A VEHICLE OPERATED BY PAUL MILLER OF COSHOCTON. […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 28, 2015

On Aug. 27, the police department investigated the following calls. – A resident in the 300 block of Fairview Street reported a scam.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 27, 2015

On Aug. 26, the police department investigated zero calls.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 27, 2015

On Aug. 26, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and one complaint(s). Accidents CHRISTINA IRELAND OF COSHOCTON WAS TRAVELING SOUTH ON SR 643 WHEN SHE STRUCK A DEER CAUSING HER TO LOSE CONTROL GOING OFF THE ROADWAY AND STRIKING A TREE. Complaints MAREK VOLF OF WARSAW REPORTED THE THEFT OF A UNITED STATES GREEN CARD. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 26, 2015

On Aug. 25, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Accidents Complaints THE LITTER OFFICER REPORTED AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON TWP RD 389. JASON HALLMARK OF ZANESVILLE WAS ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Nora B. McVey

Nora B. McVey

WARSAW – Nora Bell (Scarberry) McVey, 85, of CR 25, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at her daughter’s residence. She was born Sept. 19, 1929 in Glenwood, WV to the late Gellie and Edith (Taylor) Scarberry. She married Leonard D. McVey on Jan. 17, 1947, who preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 2011. She […]

Ginger A. Moats

Ginger A. Moats, 55, of Coshocton, passed away at Genesis Morrison House Hospice in Zanesville on Tuesday August 25, 2015. Ginger was born in Coshocton on June 1, 1960 to James H. and Barbara L. (Barker) Cooper. She graduated from Coshocton High School, class of 1978. Ginger had worked sixteen years for Dairy Mart in […]

Michael Lance Swigert

Michael Lance Swigert

Michael Lance Swigert, 65, of Coshocton passed away Monday August 24, 2015 at home surrounded by family. Michael was born June 18, 1950 to Clarence Swigert and Ramona (Lillibridge) Amore. He was a graduate of River View High School and worked as a painter most of his life. He is survived by son; Travis Vickers […]

Charlotte Ann Thompson Love

Charlotte Ann Thompson Love

Charlotte Ann Thompson Love, 77 of Coshocton passed away peacefully on Friday August 21, 2015. Charlotte was born in Coshocton on February 17, 1938 to the late Charles and Marjorie (Bailey) Thompson. Our Mom loved to travel. She recently told us that she didn’t want to go, but she couldn’t stay here. Perhaps she is […]

Joyce A. Vickers

Joyce A. Vickers, 77, of Coshocton passed away at her residence on Saturday August 22, 2015. Joyce was born in Ironton, Ohio on September 26, 1937 to the late Clarence and Mauld (Wilds) Kelley. Joyce is survived by her two daughters Kristi J. Madison of Coshocton and Teri Vickers of Conesville; four grandchildren Wayne A. […]

E-Edition

August 26, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

August 26, 2015 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!

August 19, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

August 19, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 12, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

August 12, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 05, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

August 05, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

July 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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