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Fair court selected

Fair court selected

COSHOCTON – Interviews were held Sept. 14, at the fair board office for the 2014 Coshocton County Fair King and Queen. Selected for the court are Joseph Bachelor, Cameron Mizer, James Smith, Elisha Hamric, Shelby Mizer, Katy Phillips and Emily Raber. Winners will be announced during opening ceremonies of the Coshocton County Fair at 9:00 […]

Drennen buys local Ford dealership

Drennen buys local Ford dealership

COSHOCTON – Jeff Drennen has completed a goal of having a dealership that can sell every domestic brand with the recent purchase of DeCosky Ford. The dealership will be known as Jeff Drennen Ford and will remain in the location on South Second Street in Coshocton. The deal was finalized on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Drennen […]

Local Bounty Update

Local Bounty Update

Good Morning, The onset of Fall is a beautiful time of year.  Blue sky, crisp air and the closure of another growing season.  Join us and share in our bounty, Today and tomorrow 10-6, Sat. 9-1. Did you know? According to the Farmers Almanac, today is the 261st day of 2014 4 days until autumn […]

Gospel group to perform at Coshocton Farmers’ Market

Gospel group to perform at Coshocton Farmers’ Market

COSHOCTON – Farmers’ market shoppers will have the chance to enjoy a little Gospel Music and give back to the community again this week. H.I.S. (He is Supreme), which consists of Bob Entrekin and Preston Palmer, will start playing at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Coshocton Farmers’ Market at the fairgrounds. They also […]

Best bulbs to Ohio to be discussed at program

Best bulbs to Ohio to be discussed at program

COSHOCTON – Hardy bulbs provide some of the earliest bloom in spring gardens. Growing bulbs and incorporating them into your garden successfully requires knowledge of their life cycle and cultural requirements. Cynthia Druckenbrod, Director of Horticulture at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, will be discussing the best bulbs for our Ohio gardens as well as demonstrating […]

Sports

RHS seniors reflect on golf careers

RHS seniors reflect on golf careers

WEST LAFAYETTE – Sam Bucher and Amanda Hayes are the only seniors swinging clubs for the Ridgewood High School golf teams this fall. One has golfed since a child and the other is brand new to the sport. “My Dad started taking me out golfing back when I would carry a plastic club to hit […]

Softball players try to strike out cancer

Softball players try to strike out cancer

COSHOCTON – Nine teams participated in the 3rd annual Strike Out Cancer Softball tournament, which was held Sept. 13, at Lake Park. Winner of the tournament was 3 Rivers and MFM took second place. This was the biggest turnout for the annual event that raises money for the American Cancer Society. “It’s all about having […]

Junior high game changed

COSHOCTON – The contest between CHS seventh and eighth grade River View and seventh and eighth grade volleyball scheduled for Sept. 29, at River View has been changed to 5 p.m. Sept. 23.

Ridgewood falls to Morgan

WEST LAFAYETTE – In girls soccer at West Lafayette, Morgan defeated Ridgewood 2-0 The score remained 0-0 after the first 40 minutes of play. With 32:56 remaining, the Lady Generals were call for a foul in the box awarding Morgan a penalty kick. Karrie Bluck saved Megan Roberts shot to keep the scoreless. However, the […]

Hollie Schwab scores first career goal for Lady Generals

WEST LAFAYETTE – In girls soccer from Harrison North Elementary in Scio, Harrison Central defeated Ridgewood 3-2. Spencer Blumenschein gave the Huskies an early lead with a goal 3:00 minutes into the match. Hollie Schwab scored her first career goal on a Lady Generals penalty kick at the 31:10 mark. Ashley Mencer got the lead […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Sept. 17, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Sept. 17, 2014

Ahhhh, bacon, bacon and more bacon. Our community responded in more than a bacon bit way to the first Appalachian Bacon Nation event held Saturday in downtown Coshocton. Brad Fuller and his group of volunteers, major sponsor Kraft Foods, and all those that participated deserve a big “thank you” for putting our community on the […]

Mark’s Musings – September 10, 2014

Mark’s Musings – September 10, 2014

Well, it goes without saying – or it goes with saying since I am saying – err, writing, that it was not a pleasant weekend for Buckeye or Browns fans. Now, if you happen to like the sports teams that come from that city to the east, yeh, you know the one, formerly filled with […]

Mark’s Musings – August 27, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 27, 2014

We need to take a pause to remember all of those that labor on our behalf with the Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. The first Labor Day parade was held Sept. 5, 1882 in the city of New York. The holiday was organized by the Central Labor Union to exhibit “the strength and […]

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Our community has certainly been in the news this past week. It does seem, though, that we often make the Columbus and regional news for the wrong reasons. Depending, of course, which side of things you’re on. But I think we all would agree that the explosion at Coshocton Grain Company has both a negative […]

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Thumbs up to this year’s Canal Festival organizers – from the parade to the promenade to the junior queen and queen contest – it was a rip roaring festival that our community can be proud of. Local high school marching bands, football squads, cheerleaders and fall sports athletes at all area schools are getting themselves […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 18, 2014

On September 17 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and one complaint. Complaints – Randy Kelly of Coshocton and Janaye Howard of Coshocton were both charged with disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 17, 2014

On September 16 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – A Coshocton female reported that her daughter was missing. – Jennifer Smith of Coshocton reported the theft of a freezer from her residence. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 16, 2014

On September 15 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and three complaints. Complaints – An illegal dump site was discovered on CR 621. – Kathleen Kealiher of Coshocton reported that her credit card was being used without her permission. – Tracey Cowdery of Warsaw reported that her daughter was being threatened. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 15, 2014

On September 14 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and four complaints. Complaints – Cona Thorpe of Coshocton was charged with OVI, underage consumption, open container, and failure to use turn signal. – Sharon Maston of Coshocton reported the theft of her wallet from her residence. – Charles Allen of Coshocton reported that his vehicle […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 14, 2014

On September 13 the Sheriff’s Office investigated three accidents and one complaint. Accidents – Wyatt Williamson of Walhonding fell asleep and struck a tree on US 36 near TR 340. – Eugene Jeandervine of New Philadelphia was towing a vehicle on SR 93 when that vehicle came loose and struck James Scott of Zanesville. – […]

Obituaries

Pamela S. McVay

Pamela S. McVay

Pamela S. “Pam” McVay, 61, of West Lafayette passed away with her loving family by her side on Tuesday September 16, 2014. Pam was born in Orville, Ohio on July 3, 1953. She owned and operated a beauty shop in Coshocton County for many years and had worked at several banks in Coshocton. Pam treasured […]

William ‘Bill’ Adams

William ‘Bill’ Adams

William “Bill” Adams, 79, of Coshocton passed away Monday September 15, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville. He was born in Cadiz, OH on September 23, 1934 to the late William and Oneta (Barrett) Adams. Bill went to Coshocton High School, Ohio University, and Green Briar Military Academy before entering the United States Army. He […]

Julie A. Troendly

Julie A. Troendly

Julie A. Troendly, 62, of Fresno, passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus on Thursday September 11, 2014. Julie was born in Coshocton on October 28, 1951 to the late Francis and Joyce (Barrett) Thomas. She graduated from Ridgewood High School and went on to earn her teaching degree from Miami University of Ohio. […]

Marcena M. Foster

Marcena Mae Foster, 75, formerly of Adams Mills and Warsaw, passed away at 6:42 A.M., Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Autumn Extended Care Facility in Coshocton following a lengthy illness. Born December 9, 1938 in Coshocton County, Marcena was the daughter of the late Carl and Ora (Severns) Lacy. A 1956 graduate of Conesville […]

George W. Allen

George W. Allen

WARSAW- George Wayne Allen, 65, of Beech St., died Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Autumn Extended Care in Coshocton. He was born Jan. 13, 1949 in Coshocton to the late George T. and Juanita (Fouch) Allen.  He was a graduate of River View High School, a former volunteer fireman, EMT, bus driver for Echoing Hills, […]

E-Edition

September 17, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

September 17, 2014 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!

September 10, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

September 10, 2014 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!

September 3, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

September 3, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 27, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 27, 2014 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 20, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 20, 2014 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!