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Slimed for a cause

Slimed for a cause

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School Principal Grant Fauver is pictured getting slimed on Nov. 22 in the gym by United Way team chair Shari Lonsberry. If the students raised $100 they got to watch Assistant Principal Tim Jones and teacher Keith Eubanks get slimed. If they reached $500, teachers Dawn Peterson and Scott Loomis joined […]

RVJH Career Day

RVJH Career Day

Contributed | Beacon River View Junior High School hosted a career day on Nov. 22. The students pictured were part of the groups that learned about careers in arts and communication from Beacon staff member Josie Sellers.

Memorial service for Dingo to be held

Memorial service for Dingo to be held

COSHOCTON – With very heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our retired K-9 Unit, Deputy Dingo. Deputy Dingo began his career with the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office in January of 2008. He had a long and very active career, which included countless drug busts, wanted person finds, missing children tracks, and fleeing felon apprehensions. […]

Festival of trees coming to Walhonding Valley Historical Society

Festival of trees coming to Walhonding Valley Historical Society

WARSAW – The Walhonding Valley Historical Society is hosting a new Christmas event for the community. The museum’s first festival of trees opens to the public on Nov. 26 after Warsaw’s 6:30 p.m. candlelighting and Santa parade and will continue on Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 2-3, 9-10, and 16-17. Hours are 6 to 8 p.m. […]

CES students earn limo ride and lunch at Wendy’s

CES students earn limo ride and lunch at Wendy’s

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Elementary School students who reached their fundraising goals got to go to lunch in style right before their Thanksgiving break. On Nov. 20, third through sixth graders enjoyed a limo ride to Wendy’s for lunch and preschool through second graders had their turn on Nov. 21. “They had to sell 12 items […]

Crafters needed to help with Little Hats, Big Hearts program

COSHOCTON – If you enjoy knitting or crocheting, your talents are needed to help with the Little Hats, Big Hearts program. Crafters are being challenged to make preemie to child size red hats that will be used by the American Heart Association to promote American Heart Month in February 2018. Jessie Tubbs from Kyle Libby […]

Sports

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

WARSAW – Mallory Giffin is pulling together her classmates and teammates for her service project. The River View High School senior is in Stephanie Snyder’s teen leadership class and is a captain on the Lady Bears basketball team. After attending a teen leadership conference and hearing about Kick It, a kick ball tournament that raises […]

River View’s Bookless signs with Walsh

River View’s Bookless signs with Walsh

WARSAW – Cassidi Bookless has dreamed of being a college athlete. On Nov. 8, while surrounded by family, friends and coaches, she signed her letter of intent to make that happen at Walsh University. The River View High School senior will continue her track career for the Walsh University Cavalries in North Canton and major […]

Neal closes out RVHS career at state meet

Neal closes out RVHS career at state meet

WARSAW – The River View High School Black Bears sent a squad of runners to the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet held Saturday, Nov. 4 at National Trails Raceway in Hebron.   In unofficial results as of press time, RV senior Sawyer Neal finished 45th at 16:52.1 with teammate Austin Hill placing 93rd at 17.15.9 […]

River View Cross Country team makes history

River View Cross Country team makes history

WARSAW – Self discipline and a lot of team work paid off this year for the River View High School boys cross country team. For only the fourth time in school history, River View is sending a team to the state cross country meet, which will be held Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway. “It’s […]

RHS to honor athletes

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School will host its annual fall awards night for cross country, volleyball and soccer at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the high school. Families are asked to bring two covered dishes. Senior and freshman families are assigned a main dish and dessert and juniors and sophomore families are asked […]

Browns Backers visited by former player

Browns Backers visited by former player

COSHOCTON – The Browns Backers gathered on Oct. 29 at the Eagles to watch the Browns game being played in London and were visited by a special guest. Ed Bettridge, a linebacker on the Browns’ 1964 NFL championship team, is pictured in the back row of this group photo of local Browns fans.

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Thank you to all of our Veterans. A nice crowd attended the annual service held at the court square on Friday, Nov. 10 and there was also a nice gathering to celebrate Veteran’s at our local Wal-Mart on Saturday, Nov. 11. Thank you. Our community stands together more than at any other time of the […]

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Did you vote? According to statistics less than 50% of registered voters use the right that came with a very high price tag to cast a ballot in what is often called “an off year” election. I guess it’s kind of like a baseball player that just doesn’t live up to the expectations of management […]

Mark’s Musings – November 1, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 1, 2017

That was quite a game. The Buckeyes recorded a big win against the Nittany Lions in exciting fashion while the Houston Astros did the same against the Dodgers in a home run hitting slugfest in game 5 on Sunday night, Oct. 29. Of course, to ensure that I did not turn into a pumpkin, I […]

Mark’s Musings – October 25, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 25, 2017

Ohio State is in the news but not for football. At least this week. As you know the Buckeyes had a bye week. The Bobcats did not and quite aptly tarnished the Golden Flashes of Kent State. Ohio State decided not to allow White Nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the campus and the event […]

Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

It’s a great time of the year here in Coshocton County! Depending on which survey you look at, fall ranks high in the popularity of seasons. Gallup shows that spring is the favorite time of the year for most Americans – at 36%, with fall held in favor by 27% and summer at 25%. Winter, […]

Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

It’s a wrap. The 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is in the books and all that is left are the memories of another great county fair and a few scraps of paper blowing across the fairgrounds. That might not even be happening due to the diligence of the folks that perform these tasks. I am […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Nov. 22, 2017

On Nov. 21, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing to Report

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

On Nov. 21, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents 10:47 A.M. Donna Shaw of Coshocton was struck in the rear by a vehicle operated by Helen Lower of Coshocton. Complaints 8:56 A.M. The Litter Officer reported several tires dumped along TR 380.   9:33 A.M. The Litter […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Nov. 21, 2017

On Nov. 20, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer responded to the 600 block of East 4th Street in reference to a domestic complaint. Upon investigation,  Amanda Pepping of West Lafayette, was arrested for domestic violence.

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

  On Nov. 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 6:52 A.M. Michael Burris of Mansfield was traveling eastbound on US 36 when he struck a deer.   4:34 P.M. Karen Mercer of Coshocton was traveling south on County Road 10 when she swerved to miss a […]

Legal Notice

ADVERTISEMENT TO BID Sealed Bids for the construction of Wastewater treatment Plant Ultraviolet Disinfection System for the City of Coshocton will be received by Mayor in the Coshocton Municipal Building at 760 Chestnut Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812 until 11:00AM, local time, December 7, 2017 and at that time and place will be publicly opened and […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Nov. 18, 2017

On Nov. 17, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing to report

Obituaries

Marilyn (Casey) Eick

KEENE – Marilyn (Casey) Eick, 85, of Keene passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born in Coshocton on September 9, 1932 to the late Atlee and Marie (Andrews) Casey. Marilyn was a teacher’s aide at Keene Elementary and a secretary for River View High School.  She is […]

Graylee Rose Rutter

COSHOCTON – Graylee Rose Rutter, infant daughter of Misty and Gary Rutter Jr., was born into this world and passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Barbara Ann Thompkins

WARSAW – Barbara Ann (Moore) Thompkins, age 74, a lifelong resident of Warsaw Ohio, was born October 10, 1943 in Millersburg Ohio, one of six children born to Charles Lee and Margaret (AuFrance) Moore of Blissfield.   Barbara died November 19, 2017 at Coshocton Regional Medical Center as a result of complications from an extended illness. […]

Raymond V. Hodges

Raymond V. Hodges

WARSAW – Raymond Vaughn Hodges, 67, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at his residence. He was born Nov. 14, 1950 in Belle Fourche, SD to the late Lewis and Isabelle (Niedert) Hodges. He was a graduate of Belle Fourche High School in South Dakota, and he attended Mt. Vernon Bible College. He graduated from North […]

Kynlee Mary Grace Love

COSHOCTON – Kynlee Mary Grace Love, infant daughter of Joshua L. and Dakota N. (Freetage) Love passed away at Nationwide Children’s Hospital on Wednesday November 15, 2017. Kynlee was born in Columbus on November 7, 2017. She is survived by her parents Josh and Dakota of Coshocton; grandparents Mike and Tracy Freetage of Coshocton, William […]

David V. Milhoan

David V. Milhoan

COSHOCTON – David V. Milhoan, 55, of Coshocton passed away on Sunday November 12, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. David was born in Coshocton on October 15, 1962. He was currently working at AK Steel as a Lab Supervisor.  David was a talented musician and vocalist; he loved playing and singing Classic Rock […]

E-Edition

November 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 22, 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!

November 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 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!

November 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 8, 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!

November 1, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 1, 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!

October 25, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 25, 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!

October 18, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 18, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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Other Recent Posts

Helmick sisters honored at Warsaw Lions Minstrel Show

Helmick sisters honored at Warsaw Lions Minstrel Show

| November 22, 2017

WARSAW – The 60th annual Warsaw Lions Minstrel Show had the theme of “Anything Goes” and the show certainly lived up to its billing with multiple one liners by the End Men, terrific vocal performances and various skits that kept the audience laughing. The show is held each year in November the weekend before Thanksgiving […]

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Deputies continue creative campaigning for Christmas Castle program

Deputies continue creative campaigning for Christmas Castle program

| November 21, 2017

COSHOCTON – For the third year in a row, Coshocton County Sheriff’s deputies are growing beards for a good cause. The fundraiser, which helps The Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle program, was organized by Matt Woitel, Mark Dobbins and Scott Mast. For a $100 donation, deputies who are typically only allowed to have mustaches can have […]

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Coshocton County Auditor Christine Sycks awarded Outstanding County Auditor Award

Coshocton County Auditor Christine Sycks awarded Outstanding County Auditor Award

| November 21, 2017

COSHOCTON – Christine “Chris” Sycks has been a familiar face in the county auditor’s office for the past 32 years, serving since 2012 as the county auditor. On Thursday, Nov. 16, Sycks was recognized for all her hard work she has done not only for her office, but also for the county during the annual […]

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Commissioners discuss new justice center site

Commissioners discuss new justice center site

| November 20, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Commissioners met on Monday, Nov. 20 with Ken Fisher of Fisher Law Firm in Columbus to discuss the next steps for building a new justice center. Because of the replacement of the Medicaid MCO sales tax, the commissioners have not been able to start construction on the new justice center. […]

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Honorary candlelighter and Christmas tree donor named

Honorary candlelighter and Christmas tree donor named

| November 20, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Roscoe Village Foundation would like to announce the honorary candlelighter for the first Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony on Dec. 2 and the 2017 Roscoe Village Christmas tree donor. The honorary candlelighter is the 2017 Coshocton Canal Queen, Maddy Meiser. Maddy is the daughter of Tony and Amanda Meiser and is a sophomore at […]

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