Community News

Ridgewood district receives three substantial grants

Ridgewood district receives three substantial grants

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Local School Board met in regular session Monday, Aug. 20 with members Cathy McCrea, Frank Mathews, John Riebesell, and Alan Folkert present. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Minutes of the previous special board meeting on July 17, finance meeting and regular board meeting on July 20 were […]

Wells to perform at Roscoe UMC

Wells to perform at Roscoe UMC

COSHOCTON – The music department of Roscoe UMC, 475 High St., near Historic Roscoe Village, Coshocton, is pleased to announce that David Wells aka Bond, will be playing his flugelhorn/trumpet for their 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services with a full concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug., 26. A small reception will be held […]

2018 Football Preview

2018 Football Preview

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BPW Cake Auction to have sea theme this year

BPW Cake Auction to have sea theme this year

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Business and Professional Women will have their 13th annual cake auction on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Frontier Power Community Room, 770 S. Second St., Coshocton. Create a cake resembling anything to do with the ocean, sea life or maybe your favorite movie that revolves around the ocean! […]

Sheriff’s office conducts marijuana sweep

Sheriff’s office conducts marijuana sweep

COSHOCTON – On Aug. 20, deputies from the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, along with BCI agents and an OSP helicopter, conducted a sweep of our county for marijuana grows. The helicopter located 1,314 marijuana plants from multiple locations during this eradication. Charges may be considered for several local individuals once the case has been reviewed […]

Baby photo contest announced

Baby photo contest announced

COSHOCTON – The Pregnancy Distress Center of Coshocton is now accepting entries for their 2018 baby photo contest, which will be held at the Coshocton County Fair. Contestants must be full-time residents of Coshocton County and born on or after Sept. 30, 2016. Interested parents should submit a photograph no larger than 4×6 of their […]

Sports

2018 Football Preview

2018 Football Preview

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CHS golf breaks school record

CHS golf breaks school record

Coshocton High School’s golf team claimed the Coshocton County Cup with a school record. According to Coach Kevin Kittell, the score broke the school’s 18-hole record set in 1975 by four strokes by shooting a one under par team score of 287 on Aug. 9 at River Greens Golf Course.

River View girls golf team hosts first all-girls tournament

River View girls golf team hosts first all-girls tournament

WEST LAFAYETTE – River View girls’ golf team held its first all-girls golf tournament at Hickory Flats Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 10. Fifteen schools participated with most schools coming from the east girls’ golf district, but golfers came all the way from Sheridan and Minerva. A total of 80 golfers participated. This is the […]

Davis named tournament medalist

Davis named tournament medalist

COSHOCTON – The CHS golf team played at the Waterford Invite at the Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly. Tournament medalist was Clay Davis (70) and he was joined by Mason Waycaster (73), Reese Andrews (74) and Logan Desender (76) to fill four of the five spots on the all-tournament team. Pictured is Davis.

CHS claims Coshocton County Cup

CHS claims Coshocton County Cup

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s golf team claimed the Coshocton County Cup with a school record. According to Coach Kevin Kittell, the score broke the school’s 18 hole record set in 1975 by four strokes by shooting a one under par team score of 287 on Aug. 9 at River Greens Golf Course.

Ridgewood girls share golf results

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School girls’ golf team competed in a dual match with Indian Valley High School on Aug. 9 at River Greens Golf Course. Ridgewood’s team score was 205 and Indian Valley’s was 201. Individual scores for Ridgewood were: Lexi Zimmer – 41; Sadie Wilson – 42; Sydney Matis – 56; […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 22, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 22, 2018

This is the week that we should have a decision regarding Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer, who has been on paid administrative leave since August 1. That decision could be as early as Wednesday. The Buckeyes home opener against Oregon State is rapidly approaching on the calendar – September 1. If Coach Meyer […]

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

For those that love Chipotle you’re going to love this – they are adding bacon to the menu! But wait – that’s only in California. Sorry. I am sure that once it is a hit they will spread it eastward. Didn’t the country expand east to west? It hardly seems fair does it? Nachos are […]

Mark’s Musings – August 8, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 8, 2018

The smell of barbecued chicken hung in the air like a late August morning fog as folks from near and far enjoyed the fellowship, fun and food at the annual River View Community Park social held this past Sunday in Warsaw. A slow moving creek caused more than a little angst during the rubber duck […]

Mark’s Musings – August 1, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 1, 2018

As you look around Coshocton County positive signs of unity and working together to move our community forward are plentiful. People of many groups and organizations are collaborating to make things happen – and they are. Some might wonder – what is happening exactly? Keep watching. This is not anything new – the people of […]

Mark’s Musings – July 25, 2018

Mark’s Musings – July 25, 2018

The America in Bloom judges are visiting Coshocton County this week! A team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are leading the effort to ensure that our community looks beautiful and inviting. They have accomplished much over the past several years–learning more with each visit and review from the judges–then putting that knowledge and feedback to […]

Mark’s Musings – July 11, 2018

Mark’s Musings – July 11, 2018

Ever find yourself wondering where the time goes? As I age it seems that time has sped up despite the fact that there is no more running after the kids or attending school events. The year is now more than half over with the July 4th holiday just a fleeting memory of red, white and […]

Notices

Legal Notice

The Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority is completing the development of its Agency Plan for 2019 in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998, and also completing development of a new Five-Year Action Plan for its Capital Fund Program. Those plans will continue to be available for review at the Housing Authority […]

Legal Notice

White Eyes Township trustees are accepting bids for a woods bat wing mower. Mower maybe inspected by appointment by calling Sterling Tire in Fresno. Trustees reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. Sealed bids maybe sent to P.O. Box 109 Fresno, Ohio 43824 labeled “mower” Deadline for sealed bids will be August 30th. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 21, 2018

On Aug 20, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accident (s) and 5 complaint (s)   Accidents 12:07 P.M.  Paul Richard ran off the road into an embankment in the 25000 block of County Road 24. Paul Richard was cited for OVI and Failure to Control.   5:24 P.M.  Sonia Helmick struck Chelsea Hupp’s vehicle […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 20, 2018

On Aug. 19, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   None Reported

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 19, 2018

On Aug. 18, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   A resident in the 600 block of Plainfield Road reported an unwanted person.   A resident in the 300 block of Fairview Street reported a neighbor dispute.   Amber Allnutt, of 428 East 6th Street, was arrested on a warrant for failure […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 20, 2018

On Aug 19, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 1:52 P.M.  James Lawrentz reported his vehicle was struck in the Wal-Mart parking lot.   Complaints 1:55 P.M.  Deputies were dispatched to the 600 block of Cedar Street regarding a fight. Upon investigation Derek A. Hains was arrested […]

Obituaries

David Earl Booth

David Earl Booth

David Earl Booth, age 68, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. He was born on October 23, 1949 in Nellie to the late Roy and Mary (Cutshall) Booth. On May 11, 1968, he married Carol (Wohlheter) Booth, who survives. He worked at General Electric for 35 years and […]

Cory Alan Smith

NEWCASTLE – Cory Alan Smith, 25, of Newcastle passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 at his home. He was born in Coshocton on May 26, 1993. He attended Coshocton High School and graduated from River View and was currently working as a truck driver. Cory was also regularly attending Well Ministries in Newark. He loved […]

William “Kirk” Love

WEST LAFAYETTE – William “Kirk” Love, 66, of West Lafayette, Ohio passed away Monday, August 13, 2018. He was born in Rigby, Idaho on May 9, 1952 to the late William H. and Barbara (Bowen) Love. Kirk graduated high school in Shelley Idaho. After high school he enlisted in the United States Army and served […]

Mark Milligan

Mark Milligan

COSHOCTON – Mark J. Milligan age 55 of Coshocton, Ohio passed away Saturday August 11, 2018 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services will be 8:00 P.M. Thursday August 16, 2018 at the Free Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Granger officiating.  Friends may call 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. prior to the […]

Betty Lois Courtright

Betty Lois Courtright

COSHOCTON – Betty Lois Courtright, age 91, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Altercare Coshocton. Betty was born on August 22, 1926 to the late Ray and Opal (Wilson) Thornsley. She was a 1944 Coshocton High School graduate. In 1947 she married Bernard W. Courtright who passed away in 2006. She worked as a […]

Louis F. Harper

Louis F. Harper

COSHOCTON – Louis Frederick Harper, 91, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Signature Health Care in Coshocton. He was born Dec. 4, 1926 in Wheeling, WV to the late Harvey C. and Lillian A. (Kirk) Harper. Lou was a graduate of Flushing High School and a 1950 graduate of Muskingum College.  He was a U.S. […]

E-Edition

August 22, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 22, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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2018 Football Preview

2018 Football Preview

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August 15, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 15, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 8, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 8, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 1, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 1, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 25, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

July 25, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 19, 2018

| August 20, 2018

On Aug 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 11:30 A.M.  Ruth Shepherd failed to yield causing Shauna Shutt to hit cones and damage her vehicle on State Route 16. Ruth Shepherd was cited for failure to yield. Complaints 11:41 A.M.  Sarah Green reported a theft. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 18, 2018

| August 20, 2018

On Aug 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported Complaints 9:11 A.M.  A Danville female was arrested for theft from Wal-Mart Supercenter.   12:18 P.M.  William Peveto reported the theft of a metal utility trailer from his property.   8:46 P.M.  A Coshocton man ran […]

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Roscoe Village has second annual Scout Day

Roscoe Village has second annual Scout Day

| August 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – About 180 boy and girl scouts and their families enjoyed a “Scout Day” at Roscoe Village on Saturday, Aug. 18. Scouts came from all over Ohio to attend the event, explore the village and earn a special patch for Roscoe Village 2018. Lasha Philabaum, a living history interpreter for the village, said special […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 17, 2018

| August 20, 2018

  On Aug 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 6 complaint (s)   Accidents 7:05 A.M.  Joseph Brewer of Coshocton was traveling eastbound on County Road 7 when he lost control while rounding a curve flipping the vehicle onto its top. Mr. Brewer was cited for driving under the influence.   […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 15, 2018

| August 20, 2018

On Aug 14, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 6 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:22 P.M.  Joseph McCray of Kimbolton backed into Melissa Dean of West Lafayette at the intersection of 2nd and Walnut. Complaints 11:26 A.M.  Frontier Power reported that a resident in the 20000 block of Township Road 51 was […]

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