Community News

Coshocton Elementary hosts father/daughter dance

Coshocton Elementary hosts father/daughter dance

COSHOCTON – It was a magical night on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Coshocton Elementary School as girls walked into the gymnasium on the arms of their fathers. The second annual father/daughter dance was a success and both fathers and daughters came out in their finest for the big event. The event is hosted by […]

Cub Scouts host annual Blue and Gold Dinner

Cub Scouts host annual Blue and Gold Dinner

COSHOCTON – Cub Scout Pack 403 celebrated the birthday of the Cub Scouts during the annual Blue and Gold dinner on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Sacred Heart School. The dinner was catered by Schumaker Farms. The Cub Scouts started in 1930 and for 87 years, the organization has held an annual birthday party celebrating the […]

Youth leadership class pays it forward

Youth leadership class pays it forward

COSHOCTON – Members of the Coshocton County Youth Leadership Class of 2017 were each given $100 and one simple instruction. They had to use it to make someone happy. The project was funded by the Coshocton Foundation Trustees who borrowed the idea from a similar project done last year at River View Junior High School. […]

Chili Crossroads Bible Church holds turkey calling contest

FRESNO – Pastor Neal Dearyan welcomed the crowd to the First Chili Crossroads Bible Church Turkey Calling Contest by saying his wife knew with all turkey calling going on, he would come running. The crowd laughed as he said he wasn’t sure what she meant by that. The relaxed, fun-loving atmosphere continued as the crowd […]

Wild Game Dinner sold out

FRESNO – The Chili Crossroads Bible Church Wild Game Dinner is sold out already, but Pastor Neal would like to invite everyone to the Pizza Blast on April 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. and April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can contact the church to purchase tickets or order them online […]

Toastmasters group forming in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – If you want to improve your public speaking skills and become a more confident communicator and leader then the new Coshocton Toastmasters group might be for you. An organizational meeting introducing the international organization to the Coshocton community was held Feb. 16 at Organic Technologies where Tom Heading and Gretchen Vannice work. Both […]

Sports

CHS coach honored at Ridgewood game

CHS coach honored at Ridgewood game

WEST LAFAYETTE – Colton Conkle gave his father Jeremy Conkle a big hug after handing him his Ridgewood Athletic Wall of Fame plaque during halftime of Ridgewood’s varsity boys’ basketball game at home against Coshocton on Feb. 14. Ridgewood High School Athletic Director Matt Colvin inducted Jeremy into the school’s athletic wall of fame. “In […]

Christian school boys celebrate successful season

Christian school boys celebrate successful season

WARSAW – The Coshocton Christian School Boys Basketball team wrapped up an eventful weekend by hosting a spaghetti dinner at New Beginnings Ministries. The team finished its regular season with the best record in school history at 19-1. They also were the number one seed in the Ohio Christian School Athletic Association and hosted Kingsway […]

Mason hits 1,000 points for career

Mason hits 1,000 points for career

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Redskin senior Andrew Mason scored 11 points in the team’s win over county rival River View on Friday night, Feb. 17 to end his regular season career point total with 1,001 points. Mason said about the accomplishment, “It feels pretty good – it’s been on my mind since the beginning of the […]

RVHS and Redskin swimmers finish strong at district

RVHS and Redskin swimmers finish strong at district

COLUMBUS – Thirteen River View Black Bear and four Coshocton Redskin swimmers competed in the Ohio Division II Central/ East/ Southeast District Championship Meet at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at The Ohio State University on Friday, Feb. 17. The top two in each event earned automatic berths at the State Championship Preliminary Meet, with 24 […]

Hopewell basketball teams headed to tournaments

Hopewell basketball teams headed to tournaments

COSHOCTON – The Hopewell Indians Basketball black team finished its season 7-1 and the red team was 7-2 and both are now preparing to head to their respective tournaments. The black team will play in the Division III State Tournament at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Briggs High School in Columbus. The red team […]

Christian school boys starting tournament play at home

Christian school boys starting tournament play at home

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Christian School’s Boys Basketball team is listed as the first seed in the northeast region of the Ohio Christian Schools Athletic Association. The Wildcats’ first tournament game will be played at home (the school is located on Airport Road, across from Wal-Mart) at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. Editor’s note: […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – February 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – February 8, 2017

            Astonishing. Incredible. Fantastic. A Super Bowl to remember. It was certainly one for the ages. The 50 year old plus one event that spans the globe did not disappoint, unless you are an Atlanta Falcons fan. Like many of you I felt that the game was pretty much over […]

Mark’s Musings – February 1, 2017

Mark’s Musings – February 1, 2017

            We’ll start with Super Bowl LI. With no “local” favorites playing like the Browns, Bengals or Steelers, this should be a fairly non-controversial subject. I believe that there are enough matters floating around right now that are in the latter category. The Vegas odds makers have the Patriots as […]

Mark’s Musings – January 25, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 25, 2017

            Is there too much complaining? Has anyone noticed an uptick in negativity? And it’s about lots of nothing sometimes. I am reminded of the second Ghostbusters movie – (I think it was the second) where the pink goo of negativity was running under the streets of New York City. […]

Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

            There were several good games this past weekend in the NFL. The Steelers versus the Chiefs, and of course, the Packers against the Cowboys. That was a great one. Can anyone knock off the Patriots? I give the edge right now to the Packers against the Falcons and the […]

Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

            How did I miss it? The Columbus Blue Jackets win streak of course. It ended last Thursday evening against the Washington Capitals in a 5-0 loss – but winning 16 games straight in the NHL is something to be proud of. Right now the Blue Jackets have more wins […]

Mark’s Musings – January 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 4, 2017

            Okay! Okay! I get it. Perhaps I went a step too far in last week’s column. As I lay here like a slug, that is, after all, my only defense, I need to address the now 1-14 Browns. What? You say, “Wait a minute Mark, the season – at […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for Feb. 20, 2017

On Feb. 19, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None Reported

West Lafayette Police Department report for Feb. 18, 2017

On Feb. 17, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Benjamin W. Lucas, age 47, of 535 Oxford Drive Newcomerstown, was arrested for a warrant out of Tuscarawas County for child support.   Officer responded with Coshocton County EMS to the 200 block of East Main Street.   A resident in […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 16, 2017

  On Feb. 15, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 9 complaint(s).   Accidents 10:23 P.M. A two vehicle non-injury accident was reported on Pine St. near Coshocton Tire.   Complaints 8:26 A.M. The Litter Prevention Deputy located an illegal dump site on Lafayette TR-157.   9:51 A.M. The Litter Prevention Deputy located an […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 16, 2017

On Feb. 15, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 4 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported.   Complaints 5:04 A.M. Dustin Phillips of Coshocton reported all the tires on his vehicle were slashed.   4:52 P.M. Ron Hess of Coshocton reported a burglary and theft.   8:09 P.M. Patricia Alvarez of Coshocton reported a domestic […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 15, 2017

On Feb. 14, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 3 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported.   Complaints 7:51 A.M. Wal-Mart Super Center reported a theft.  Jerrie Rastorfer and Kala Moore were both arrested and charged with theft.   11:00 A.M. Lisa Newell of Coshocton reported a theft.   1:00 P.M. People’s Bank reported someone […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for Feb. 15, 2017

  On Feb. 14, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls: None Reported

Obituaries

Timothy “Tim” Blair

Timothy “Tim” Blair

WEST LAFAYETTE – Timothy “Tim” Blair, 62, of West Lafayette, passed away unexpectantly Monday, February 20, 2017 at his residence.  He was born in Coshocton on July 10, 1954. Tim graduated from Ridgewood High School, worked at General Electric and currently worked for AEP, where he has been for the last 32 years.  He enjoyed […]

Vaughn McGrady

Vaughn McGrady

WARSAW – Francis Vaughn McGrady, 89, of Warsaw, died Monday, February 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 14, 1928 in Warsaw to the late Joseph and Jessie M (Robinson) McGrady. Vaughn served in the US Army from 1950-1952.  He was a farmer and served as a Monroe Township Trustee for many years.  […]

Patricia A. Bender

Patricia A. Bender

COSHOCTON – Patricia A. Bender, 73, of Coshocton passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Signature Healthcare of Coshocton.  She was born in Millersburg, Ohio on June 30, 1943 to the late Wayne and Eva (Lemon) Fath. Pat worked at Landmark Feed Mill, Rubbermaid for 4 years, and was a Nurse’s Aid for 10 years.  […]

Robert P. Lindell

COSHOCTON – Robert P. Lindell, 85, of Orchard Street died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. He was born January 22, 1932 in Canal Lewisville to the late Walter Lindell and Helen (Keohlar) Bechtol. Robert worked at Hopewell Industries and was a former member of the Coshocton Eagles & Moose. He […]

Paul E. Bern

Paul E. Bern

COSHOCTON – Paul E. Bern, 87, of Coshocton passed away at Signature Health Care of Coshocton on Thursday February 16, 2017. Paul was born in Sioux City, Iowa on July 1, 1929 to the late Christian W. and Laverne E. (Hill) Bern. He graduated from Iowa State with a Bachelors Degree and served four years […]

Stephen Richard Arnett

COSHOCTON – Stephen Richard Arnett, age 63, of Coshocton, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 after a long battle with ALS. Stephen was born on July 14, 1953 to the late William and Mary Arnett. Stephen was a graduate of Warsaw High School. No funeral services will be held per Stephen’s request and a […]

E-Edition

February 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

February 15, 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!

February 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

February 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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February 1, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

February 1, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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January 25, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

January 25, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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2017 Health, Safety and Wellness Expo Program

2017 Health, Safety and Wellness Expo Program

January 18, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

January 18, 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!

Other Recent Posts

Three organizations granted funds from the Coshocton Port Authority

Three organizations granted funds from the Coshocton Port Authority

| February 20, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Port Authority was granted money from the Schooler Family Foundation to distribute for three very specific purposes that will be carried out by the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Our Town Coshocton and The Coshocton County Beacon. Patti Malenke from the museum will be carrying out the Schooler families desire to have someone tell […]

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Nationwide offices merge into one on Chestnut Street

Nationwide offices merge into one on Chestnut Street

| February 17, 2017

COSHOCTON – Nationwide Insurance – John A. Dunlop merged with Nationwide Boyer Insurance on Feb. 1 at 225 Chestnut St. The merger comes after policy changes at Nationwide which made Dunlop’s merger with Boyer appealing. “Because Scott is a good agent and very generous, it made it an easy decision to come over here with […]

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Junior High student helps to reinstate Pledge of Allegiance

Junior High student helps to reinstate Pledge of Allegiance

| February 16, 2017

WARSAW – At 7:39 a.m. every week day, the bell rings at River View Junior High and students head to class to begin their day. But on Thursday, Feb. 2, their morning routine started out differently as all the students stood up, hands over their hearts, and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The idea to […]

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City hall observes President’s Day

City hall observes President’s Day

| February 15, 2017

COSHOCTON – Coshocton City Hall will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of President’s Day. Kimble Company will run as scheduled. Coshocton City Council Committee Meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 5 p.m. in council chambers.

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Enos Larrie Stockum

Enos Larrie Stockum

| February 15, 2017

Enos Larrie Stockum, 77, of Springfield, Ohio originally from Coshocton, Ohio died Monday February 13, 2017 at the Dayton Regional Veterans Hospital following a brief illness. Friends may call from 2-4 P.M. Saturday February 18, 2017 at the Free Funeral Home Coshocton, Ohio with military rites being conducted at 4:30 P.M. by the Coshocton County […]

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