Community News

POM artists club tackles Inktober

COSHOCTON – Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. The Young POM Artists have decided to take on this challenge. Graphic Artist Josh Williams will be leading the exploration of inking techniques and expressive drawing. The group will meet […]

Pomerene Center starting photography group

COSHOCTON – Interested in photography and the chance to be surrounded by people who share your passion? The Pomerene Center for the Arts is offering young photographers who either do photography as a hobby,  hope to explore it professionally, or are already in the field a way to get together once a week to photograph subjects, talk […]

BPW cake auction raises money for community organizations

BPW cake auction raises money for community organizations

COSHOCTON -The annual BPW Cake Auction was held Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Frontier Power Community Room with the theme, “It’s a Jungle Out There”. Money from this auction went to help fund the organizations the local BPW gives to including the Joan McNeely Working Women Scholarship, Dollars for Scholars, Salvation Army Christmas project, and […]

Coshocton Richard Downing Airport announces corporate hangar plans

Coshocton Richard Downing Airport announces corporate hangar plans

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Richard Downing Airport has announced plans to construct a new corporate hangar to better serve business and private aircraft operating into Coshocton County. The 7,040 square foot hangar will enhance airport operations by providing overnight and short term hangarage for three medium size jets or a variety of other aircraft. In addition […]

Raising awareness is goal of suicide prevention coalition event

Raising awareness is goal of suicide prevention coalition event

COSHOCTON – Despite the heat, A Ray of Hope, a suicide prevention outreach event, drew a continuous crowd on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Clary Gardens. More than 40 vendors lined the walks in the gardens for people to enjoy and music was shared by Brad Fuller and The Realm. Food was offered by Austin’s Kettle […]

Area youth chorale announces auditions

Area youth chorale announces auditions

COSHOCTON – Auditions for the 16th season of the Coshocton Youth Chorale have been set for Oct. 9, 10, and 12 at The Presbyterian Church, 142 North Fourth St., Coshocton. The high school contingent of the Coshocton Community Choir family, the youth chorale rehearses Tuesdays from 5:45 – 7:15 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church, and sings […]

Sports

Lady Generals starting to see hard work and perseverance payoff

Lady Generals starting to see hard work and perseverance payoff

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Middle School girls’ soccer team has struggled to pick up victories over the years, but they are starting to see their hard work pay off. “Last year we got our first win in three years and we were all so happy, but we knew we couldn’t take our foot off […]

Ridgewood volleyball downs Garaway

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School varsity volleyball team defeated Garaway at Ridgewood on Sept. 21 by scores of 25-17, 25-23, and 25-20. Ridgewood’s JV won in two sets. Stats for the game were: Abbey Kellish – 13 kills, 7 digs, 2 points, and 6 aces; Cassie Mladek – 8 kills, 8 digs, 3 points, […]

RHS competes in post-season tournament

BOLIVAR – The Ridgewood High School girls’ golf team competed in the IVC Post-Season Tournament on Sept. 21 at Wilkshire Golf Club. Ridgewood scores were: Team – 422; Lexi Zimmer – 90; Sadie Wilson – 90; Brianna Brady – 117; Hallie Reed – 123; Sydney Matis – 127; and Ally Dotson – 128.

Lady Bears compete in post season tournament

BOLIVAR – The River View Lady Bears competed in the Tri-County Post Season Tournament on Sept. 21, at Zoar Village Golf Course. The Lady Bears took sixth place overall in the tight scoring contest. Marie Stufflebean and Peyton Werntz received second team all-tournament honors for their performance. River View’s team score was 363. Individual scores […]

River View Black Bear Invitational results announced

WEST LAFAYETTE – The River View Black Bear Invitational was help at Hickory Flat Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette, on Saturday, Sept. 16. Par 72 played. Team scores: 1.  John Glenn   311 2.  Garaway   312 3.  Marietta   315 4.  Coshocton   316 5.  Zanesville   317 6.  Tri-Valley   319 7.  Dover   325 8.  River View   329 9.  Ridgewood   343 10. New Philadelphia   345 11. Cambridge   348 12. Meadowbrook   364 13. Newcomerstown   383 14. Morgan   384 15. River View “B”   387 16. […]

RHS golf’s against Sandy Valley

BOLIVAR – The Ridgewood High School girls’ golf team competed against Sandy Valley on Sept. 18 at Wilkshire Golf Course. Team scores were: Ridgewood – 195; Sandy Valley – 193. Ridgewood was led by Lexi Zimmer – 42; Sadie Wilson- 46; Brianna Brady – 51; Hallie Reed – 56; Sydney Matis – 57; and Ally […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Are you fair ready or fairly ready? You might think that’s a trick question – it’s not! Preparing for the Coshocton County Fair is always a lot of work depending on your level of involvement. Have a booth in the large or small commercial building or along the second midway? Lots of work. Working on […]

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

To pause and reflect on September 11, 2001 is for most Americans I think, something that enters our mind this time of year and particularly that specific day on the calendar. It is Monday, September 11 as I write this column and I am confident that all those that were of the age to remember […]

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

You have to feel for the people of Houston, parts of Louisiana and the area surrounding Houston. I am sure you have been watching at least some of the coverage and the terrible tragedy that is unfolding with regard to the loss of life, property, pet and human suffering. It will take years for this […]

Mark’s Musings – August 30, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 30, 2017

It’s time for . . . BACON, BACON AND MORE BACON!! Yep. The third annual Appalachian Bacon Nation festival is this weekend – in tandem with First Friday on Friday, Sept. 1 and then on Saturday, Sept. 2 the Bacon Festival will feature lots of activities downtown at the Art PARK and court square with […]

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Perhaps it is in the cards for the Cleveland Browns to have a winning season when the moon and stars align. WAIT JUST A MOMENT HERE! That is going to happen TODAY – in fact, this afternoon. Yes, according to the expert of all experts, per the internet the sun is considered a star. I […]

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Can our nation climb back out of this black hole of separation and hate? Or is this the new norm? I certainly hope not. We just can’t seem to get to a place of calm for any length of time. I think the national media needs to shoulder a large part of this burden. The […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 25, 2017

On Sept. 24, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received an animal complaint in the 300 block of East 7th Street.   Officer received a report of an assault in the 500 block of West Main Street. Upon investigation, Trot J. Hout, of West Lafayette, was arrested and charged […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 24, 2017

On Sept. 23, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received an animal complaint in the 300 block of East 4th Street.   Officer received a report of a theft in the 100 block of East Park Avenue.   Christopher C. Nelson, of West Lafayette, was cited for operating an […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 25, 2017

On Sept. 24, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 5:32 P.M. A Tuscarawas resident reported being assaulted at the 400 block of South Third Street. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 24, 2017

On Sept. 23, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 10:03 P.M. Robert Bowers of Coshocton was backing up and struck a parked vehicle.   Complaints 3:00 P.M. Kenneth Lippencott of Coshocton reported the theft of extension cords.   5:31 P.M. Whitney Pennington of Coshocton reported the theft […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 23, 2017

On Sept. 22, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 11:32 A.M. A Coshocton man reported a domestic incident.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 22, 2017

On Sept. 21, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:11 A.M. Ace McFarland of Coshocton was traveling south on 7th Street when he sideswiped a parked vehicle owned by Brett McClain.   Complaints 8:22 A.M. Richard Reed reported a 4wheeler over a bank next to the river […]

Obituaries

Ruth Marie Shuy

COSHOCTON – Ruth Marie Shuy, 79, of Coshocton passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. She was born December 27, 1937 in Holmes County to the late Bessie (Butler) and Wilmer J. Shuy.  Ruth graduated from Warsaw High School Class of 1955 and attended Miami University of Ohio and graduated […]

Bonnie Jean Burger Wright

Bonnie Jean Burger Wright

COSHOCTON – Bonnie Jean (Burger) Wright, age 70, of Coshocton passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Bonnie was born in Roscoe Village on February 21, 1947 to the late Galen Edward Burger and Lois Lewanda (Amore) Burger-Cappel. Bonnie spent many years working as a seamstress until her retirement from Annin Flag. On November 9, […]

Adar Ariea Arthur

Adar Ariea Arthur

COSHOCTON – Adar Ariea Arthur, age 16, of Coshocton, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. Adar was adopted by Lillian Pearson and Samuel Arthur on October 27, 2000 in Lexington, Kentucky. Along with her parents, Adar is survived by 10 siblings: Brenda, Serria, Ezekial, Caleb, Mary, Samantha, Simon, Jacob, Aaron, and Jessie; six aunts […]

Rosena B. Kistler Weaver

COSHOCTON – Rosena B. Kistler Weaver, age 92, of Coshocton, passed away on September 15, 2017. She was born on November 14, 1924 in Coshocton County, to the late Clifford and Pearl (Ackeret) Hawkins. Rosena graduated from Warsaw High School in 1942 and attended the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital Nursing Program. She received her Bachelors […]

Tiva Nell Mills

Tiva Nell Mills

COSHOCTON – Tiva Nell Mills, age 54, of Coshocton, passed away in the comfort of her home on Friday, September 22, 2017. Tiva was born in Columbus on July 17, 1963 to Frank Eugene, Sr. and Ann Marie (Ankrum) Mills.  For many years, Tiva worked at Pretty Products as a press operator. She was a […]

Karen D. Stowell

WARSAW- Karen Denise Stowell, 58, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. She was born May 17, 1959 in Wichita Falls, TX.  She married Steven L. Stowell on Oct. 26, 1995, who survives.  She was a loving wife and mother. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, […]

E-Edition

September 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 20, 2017 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 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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September 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 30, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 30, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 23, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 23, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 16, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 16, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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Coshocton Springs takes steps to prevent falls

Coshocton Springs takes steps to prevent falls

| September 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Springs marked National Falls Prevention Awareness Day by partnering with STEADY U Ohio, the state’s older adult falls prevention initiative, to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls!” Twenty people signed up on Sept. 22 to participate in a one-mile fitness walk and learn what they or an older loved one […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 21, 2017

| September 22, 2017

On Sept. 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 6 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 7:00 A.M. While on routine patrol the Litter Officer located an illegal dump site at the Blue Hole.   12:22 P.M. While on routine patrol The Litter Officer located an illegal dump site on […]

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River View Community Clothing Drive approaching

River View Community Clothing Drive approaching

| September 22, 2017

WARSAW – Jodi Shrimplin is hoping to have another positive response to her River View Community Clothing Drive. The distribution of free clothing and shoes will be held from 3:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at River View High School. “Everyone seems to be […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 20, 2017

| September 22, 2017

On Sept. 19, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 5 complaint (s)   Accidents 7:23 A.M. Darrell Kilpatrick of Coshocton was traveling west on US 36 when the left side tire broke off the trailer he was towing. The tire then traveled into the eastbound lane striking a vehicle operated by Michael […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 19, 2017

| September 22, 2017

On Sept. 18, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 9:16 A.M. The Litter Officer was advised of a large amount of tires at an empty property at Cedar Street and South 11th.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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