Community News

Mayor’s Promenade date announced

Mayor’s Promenade date announced

COSHOCTON – Join Mayor and Mrs. Mercer as they lead the annual Mayor’s Promenade on Sunday, Oct. 23 during the Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival in Historic Roscoe Village. Participants should check-in at the Towpath near Monticello III between noon and 12:30 p.m. It is suggested, but not required, that someone drop off participants and then […]

Kent State Tuscarawas will bring together visual arts and performing arts during upcoming season

Kent State Tuscarawas will bring together visual arts and performing arts during upcoming season

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Kent State University at Tuscarawas will feature four area artists in the Performing Arts Center’s printed performance programs for the 2016-17 season that runs from September 2016 through June 2017. “We are creating this showcase because I wanted to bridge the gap between the performing arts and the visual arts,” said David […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

This great big handsome fellow is waiting on a forever family too! He likes to be quiet, and isn’t a fan of anyone’s. He’d sure like a lap to curl up on, and someone to love him for the rest of his life! 21755 TR 164 Coshocton Ohio 740-622-9741

Vendors needed for Christmas in the Village

Vendors needed for Christmas in the Village

WEST LAFAYETTE – Christmas in the Village has been a tradition in West Lafayette for decades. The craft show will be accepting vendors with returning vendors getting first opportunity and then as space allows first come first serve. Call Jessie at 740-610-7433 to reserve your space. Checks will be needed asap to hold that space […]

Fair entries to be accepted starting Sept. 6

Fair entries to be accepted starting Sept. 6

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Fairboard office will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. The secretary’s office will be open to accept fair entries beginning Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays. Entries may be submitted by mail, e-mail, or though the Fair website www.coshoctoncountyfair@gmail.com, […]

Coshocton County teens attend leadership summit

Coshocton County teens attend leadership summit

HORSESHOE – ST. GEORGE, WV – Teen leaders from across the state shared ideas on solving problems faced by their peers while encouraging participation in community-based events during the 77th Teen Leadership-Service Summit at the Horseshoe Leadership Center. In addition to participating in traditional camp activities where teamwork and communication are at the forefront, the […]

Sports

RVHS football seeing lots of positives going into season

RVHS football seeing lots of positives going into season

WARSAW – Coach Bob Forgrave is seeing lots of positives as the Black Bears prepare for their 2016 varsity football season. “We’ve done well in our scrimmages, better than we’ve done in the past,” he said. “We’ve moved the ball on offense and gotten some turnovers on defense. Our quarterback has been doing well, we […]

RHS is loaded with experience

RHS is loaded with experience

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s varsity football team will start the 2016 season with a roster packed full of experience. “We have 18 seniors and a lot of them have been starting since they were sophomores,” said Head Coach John Slusser. Those seniors are Braeden Smith, Nate Thompson, Trent Harrison, Javon Merrill, Bryce Hains, […]

Senior class expected to lead CHS

Senior class expected to lead CHS

COSHOCTON – Senior leadership will be one of Coshocton High School’s main strengths this year on the football field. “We have a strong senior class that is all great leaders,” said Head Coach Jim Woodrum. “I also feel like we are a pretty physical team. Our weakness though is that we are young. We are […]

2016 Football Preview

2016 Football Preview

This year’s e-edition of The Coshocton County Beacon’s 2016 Football Preview is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

Ramshaw records lowest score in golf league

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Tuesday evening ladies golf league at Hickory was called because of rain. Results for River Greens Thursday morning ladies golf league from Aug. 18 are: Play of the day – pink ball; winners: First – Deb Bucklew, Lynn Hill, Mardella Rice, Dawn Williams and second – Marcia Lile, Jane Mautz, Lynn […]

Elks finish week 12 of golf league

WEST LAFAYETTE – Coshocton Elks #376 and Newcomerstown Elks #1555 met Aug. 15 at Hickory Flats Golf Course for week 12 of their league. Low Gross (33) and Low Net (27) was Jim Kreis. High Points (14.00) was Fred Butts and Bill Schlarb. Most Pars (7) was Bob Olinger. Most Birdies (3) was Richard Skelton […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 24, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 24, 2016

It’s on to Tokyo for the 2020 summer Olympics. The U.S. of A. captured 121 total medals, 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze to lead all nations in Rio. Great Britain landed the second most gold medals with 27 gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze. China was third in gold medals with 26 and […]

Mark’s Musings – August 17, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 17, 2016

This year’s summer Olympics have certainly been a pleasure to watch. Swimming, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball and other sports have been favorable to the Americans. The devotion that these athletes put forth to garner a few moments of fame is astounding. And it is hard to fathom what an athlete thinks about that finishes second, third […]

Mark’s Musings – August 10, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 10, 2016

The Olympics are hitting their stride, we just had the opportunity here in Ohio to shop and purchase without paying any state sales tax – nice idea – and baseball is in full swing. The USA sent 583 athletes to the Rio Olympic Games and is competing in 248 scheduled events. As of Monday noon, […]

Mark’s Musings – August 3, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 3, 2016

Well over 100 countries are participating in the summer Olympic games held in Rio. Athletes from around the world will compete in sports ranging from basketball to Taekwondo and just about everything in between. In track and field, Usain Bolt is the male to watch with Shelly-Ann-Fraser Pryce the female to monitor as she goes […]

Mark’s Musings – July 27, 2016

Mark’s Musings – July 27, 2016

The world has not calmed down any and it appears likely that it will not calm down any time soon. This is sad. It’s no wonder that people are using the Pokémon GO phenomenon to escape the reality of a world gone crazy – or maybe they’re just having fun. And that’s okay too. The […]

Mark’s Musings – Wednesday, July 20

Mark’s Musings – Wednesday, July 20

Pikachu of course. The Pokémon GO phenomenon is sweeping the area, the nation and many countries around the world. This column will quickly prove that I have no clue as to what I am writing about. Wait, did I just say “clue”? Perhaps a better choice of words would have been “clueless”. The purpose of […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 26, 2016

On Aug. 25, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and one complaint(s).   Complaints 8:55 AM: An illegal dumpsite was discovered behind the Downtowner Plaza 9:09 AM: An illegal dumpsite was discovered on CR 271 near SR 83 9:20 AM: An illegal dumpsite was discovered on TR 277 near CR 271         […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 25, 2016

On Aug. 24, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and three complaint(s).   Accidents 7:44 AM: Robert Ashcraft of Coshocton was turning northbound onto Second Street from Walnut Street when Harry Almack of Coshocton, who was traveling north on Second Street ran the red light and struck Mr. Ashcraft in the left front.     […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 24, 2016

On Aug. 23, the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accident(s) and three complaint(s).   Accidents 6:20 AM: Shirley Miller of Fresno was traveling eastbound on SR 541 approaching the intersection of SR 541 and North Second Street. Robert Davis of Coshocton was sitting for a red light at Second Street and SR 541 heading in a […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 23, 2016

On Aug. 22, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Complaints 10:17 AM: Report of an incident with fraud 12:45 PM: While on routine patrol, approximately 60 tires were found dumped off of TR 403 in Virginia Township     Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Delinquent Taxes

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio in the matter of the foreclosure of liens for delinquent taxes by action in rem, Janette Donaker Treasurer of Coshocton County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Parcels fOR MINERAL RIGHTS TAXES Encumbered with delinquent tax liens Defendant Case No. 2016 CI 0065, COMPLAINT NUNC PRO TUNC […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for Aug. 23, 2016

On Aug. 22, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a traffic complaint in the 200 block of West Main Street

Obituaries

Ruby Peters

DELAWARE- Ruby L. (Randles) Peters, age 94, formerly from Newcomerstown, Ohio, passed away on August 23, 2016, at the Country Club Rehabilitation Center in Delaware, Ohio. Born in Warsaw, Ohio, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Merrill F. Peters; her parents, William and Verna Mae Randles; brothers, Leonard W. “Smiley” Randles, […]

Nicholas J. “Nick” Poland

COSHOCTON – Nicholas J. “Nick” Poland, 28, of Coshocton and formerly of Lexington, Ohio passed away on Wednesday August 23, 2016.  Nick was born in Columbus on January 23, 1988.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, cooking and shopping.  Nick is survived by his mother Candace “Candy” Poland of Johnstown; father Joseph […]

C. Kenneth Shaw

C. Kenneth Shaw

WARSAW- C. Kenneth “Kenny” Shaw, 79, of CR 22, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born Aug. 12, 1937 in Bethlehem Twp. to the late Willie C. and Katherine (Besst) Shaw.  He was a former employee of Valley Concrete for 17 years, and also Vickers Energy for many years.  He was […]

Roger L. Harman

KILLBUCK – Roger Lynn Harman, 65, of TR 130 died Friday, August 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born Feb. 9, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Louis Emerson and Bonnie Lee (Foote) Harman. He was a wastewater operator. He attended church and accepted Jesus as his personal Saviour at the Nazarene Church […]

Addie B. Fisher

Addie B. Fisher

Addie B. Fisher, 76, of Coshocton, passed away at Coshocton Springs Nursing Home in Coshocton on Tuesday August 16, 2016.  Addie was born to the late Phillip O. and Mary E. (Rodgers) Taylor on August 28, 1939 in Crooksville, Ohio.  She graduated from Coshocton High School and retired as a bank teller at The Home […]

Michael Matthews

Michael Matthews

COSHOCTON – Michael E. “Bullfish” Matthews, 60, of Coshocton passed away Thursday August 18, 2016 at his home. He was born in Coshocton on July 5, 1956 to the late Donald and Macil (Matheney) Matthews. Michael was a graduate of Coshocton High School and worked for Shaffer Tent Company. He enjoyed playing golf and watching […]

E-Edition

August 24, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 24, 2016 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 17, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 17, 2016 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 10, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 10, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 3, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 3, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

July 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 20, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

July 20, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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Former USDA research site in Fresno hits GSA auction block

| August 24, 2016

CHICAGO, Ill. – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announces the public sale for the North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Research Facility in Fresno, Ohio, in an effort to find a new owner for the property while creating the greatest possible value for taxpayers. “This auction is an example of GSA’s intent to remove properties that […]

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Cover Crops will be flown over Coshocton County

Cover Crops will be flown over Coshocton County

| August 24, 2016

COSHOCTON – Be on the look-out for little yellow airplanes flying low to the ground the week of Labor Day in Coshocton County. Fisher’s Ag Service will be applying cover crops to corn and soybean fields and pilots fly very close to the ground and make several passes to ensure good seed coverage. The pilots […]

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Lady Generals travel to West Muskingum Thursday

Lady Generals travel to West Muskingum Thursday

| August 23, 2016

WARSAW – The Lady Generals lost their season opener on the road Monday, Aug. 22, 7-1 against Edison. The generals were led by Rachel Simpson who scored their only goal of the match. She was assisted by Mallory Simmons. Karrie Bluck had 21 saves for the generals. Ridgewood travels to West Muskingum on Thursday, Aug. 25. […]

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Kick-off to Change the World tour coming to Coshocton

Kick-off to Change the World tour coming to Coshocton

| August 23, 2016

COSHOCTON – With so much violence, hate, and depression happening in our world today, many people go throughout their lives thinking that they have no purpose and no reason to be alive. Alan and Tamara Cornelius want to change that perspective through their Change the World Tour which will have its kick-off event at the […]

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The Coshocton Port Authority receives Auditor of State award

The Coshocton Port Authority receives Auditor of State award

| August 23, 2016

COSHOCTON – A recent financial audit of the Coshocton Port Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. The Coshocton Port Authority’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. “We are very proud to receive this award for the 2014/15 audit years,” said Dorothy Skowrunski, executive […]

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