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Help United Way reach fundraising goals

Help United Way reach fundraising goals

COSHOCTON – United Way of Coshocton County is almost 80 percent to its fundraising campaign goal, and there is still plenty of time to give. The mission of United Way is to unite neighbors and resources to positively impact lives in Coshocton County. They do that by providing financial support to 17 community partner agencies […]

Council agrees to table noise ordinance

Council agrees to table noise ordinance

COSHOCTON – Coshocton City Council met Jan. 8. The council members agreed to table legislation 54-17 an ordinance to amend section 509.03 unreasonable noise; amplifications devices of the City of Coshocton’s codified ordinances. “Uncorked sent representatives asking for it to be tabled so they could have time to address council,” said Cherry Wilson, council clerk. […]

Ohio seniors: Protect yourself and those around you from the flu

Ohio seniors: Protect yourself and those around you from the flu

COLUMBUS – In response to news that flu activity in Ohio is now widespread, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Aging urge older Ohioans and their families to be aware of seniors’ elevated risk of complications from flu and take steps to prevent its spread. “For many reasons, older adults are […]

Annual father/daughter dance held at Coshocton Elementary School

Annual father/daughter dance held at Coshocton Elementary School

COSHOCTON – Despite the bitter cold, the gym at Coshocton Elementary School was full of dressed up dads, uncles and grandpas with their beautiful “dates” for the evening. Excited girls ran around showing off their dresses and giggling over their dad’s dance moves. “One Snowy Night” was the theme of the third annual Father/Daughter Dance […]

Tax return deadline announced

Tax return deadline announced

COSHOCTON – The 2017 Coshocton City Income Tax Returns are due April 17 due to April 15 falling on Sunday and Emancipation Day falling on Monday, April 16. The tax office can prepare Individual W-2 tax returns during the hours of 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday and 8 a.m. […]

Cardinal Chorale presents concert with community choir

Cardinal Chorale presents concert with community choir

COSHOCTON – The 23rd edition of the Cardinal Chorale will be in Coshocton for a Winter Pops Concert with special guests, the Coshocton Community Choir. The concert will be Sunday, January 14, at 3 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church, 142 North Fourth St., Coshocton. The doors will open at 2:30 p.m. The chorale’s 90-minute program will feature […]

Sports

CCS honors companies who helped with new scoreboards

CCS honors companies who helped with new scoreboards

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Christian School honored three area businesses prior to their home boys’ basketball game on Jan. 5 and thanked them for helping make their new scoreboards possible. “Our scoreboards were not in the best of shape,” said Head Coach Kyle Dunfee. “Going into this season we knew they were something we wanted […]

River View, Newark, Heath swimmers meet

COSHOCTON – The River View Black Bears boys and girls swim teams both defeated Newark and Heath during a tri-meet that they hosted on Dec. 21 at the Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium. For the girls, Carolyn Cox won both the 200 IM (3:06.71) and the 100 Back (1:21.95), Lindsey Ashcraft won the 400 Free (5:36.79) […]

Hill records 1,000 points during basketball career

Hill records 1,000 points during basketball career

COSHOCTON – When Austin Hill started playing basketball at Conesville Elementary in sixth grade, he never imagined that he would record 1,000 points during his basketball career. On Dec. 19, 2017, he did just that in a game against the Orrville Cagers. “It was a weird feeling for sure,” said Hill. “The game stopped, the […]

River View’s Lahna to continue track career at Ohio Northern

River View’s Lahna to continue track career at Ohio Northern

COSHOCTON – Picking Ohio Northern University to pursue a degree in pharmacy was a pretty easy choice for Kassidy Lahna. Competing on the track and field team while she goes to school there is a nice added bonus. “I have a real prestigious major and not a lot of places have it,” said the River […]

Gibson completes third year in college volleyball

Gibson completes third year in college volleyball

WARSAW – Jessie Gibson, a 2015 graduate of River View High School, recently completed her third year of volleyball at Bluffton University. A middle hitter, Gibson was first on her team in blocking with 65, third on the team in kills with 152, and third in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference in single blocking. A […]

Hoop shoot winners named

COSHOCTON – The following are the results for the Elks Hoop Shoot held at Kids America on Sunday, Dec. 10: 8-9-year old first place winners: Girls – Jacey Hess (Ridgewood); Boys – Wyatt Stanton (River View) 10-11-year-olds first place winners: Girls – Audrey Border (River View); Boys – Colton Conkle (Coshocton) 12-13- year-old first place […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – January 10, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 10, 2018

Finally we have a bit of a reprieve from the bitter cold temperatures. By now, you’ve heard your share of “It’s so cold outside that . . .” so I will just not go there. I have nothing original anyway. I heard that over 3,000 fans braved the cold to attend the 0-16 Browns “parade”. […]

Mark’s Musings – January 3, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 3, 2018

Welcome to a New Year. Here’s hoping that your holidays were bright and filled with good cheer, laughter and time with loved ones. As we move full ahead into the brand spanking New Year of 2018, let’s hope that your year is filled with good tidings, blessings and joy. Some of that I believe we […]

Mark’s Musings – December 27, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 27, 2017

Another Christmas is in the books. Here’s hoping you received what you wished for. And no lumps of coal except for the ones that look like a lump of coal but taste like chocolate. Yum! What will 2018 bring? Most of us make resolutions of some type or another and most of those are broken […]

Mark’s Musings – December 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 20, 2017

Twas the night before next year, when all through Coshocton County not a creature was stirring, except for some small deer that the hunters decided to leave for next year. The lights were all hung by people that care, and hoping that this feeling of love and good cheer throughout the community we would share. […]

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Ah, Christmas memories. Have a favorite? Of course you do. Everyone does. Maybe it is a favorite gift, a favorite song, or perhaps a favorite ornament or decoration? Let’s talk about all the goodies at Christmas. What is your favorite Christmas cookie, pie, beverage (egg nog of course!), meat or dessert? Forget the vegetables (kids, […]

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

As we head into the holiday season and celebrate time with family and friends, our community is blessed to have a nice selection of events to enjoy. The first candle lighting of the season was held at Roscoe Village on Saturday evening with another scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 9. The tree is beautiful! You […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Jan. 14, 2018

On Jan. 14, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer responded to the 100 block of East Main Street with Coshocton County EMS.   Officer assisted a disabled motorist at US36 and TR167.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Jan. 13, 2018

  On Jan. 12, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer responded to the 600 block of Plainfield Road with Coshocton County EMS.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 12, 2018

On Jan. 11, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 6 complaint (s)   Accidents 6:09 P.M.  Ricky Miller of Coshocton was stopped at a traffic light on chestnut Street facing west.   Another vehicle was turning onto Chestnut Street from north 11th Street and struck Ricky Miller and left the scene.   Complaints […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Jan. 11, 2018

On Jan. 10, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Benjamin D. Wills, of West Lafayette, was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device and driving under a financial responsibility act suspension and for a felony warrant out of Morgan County and a misdemeanor warrant out of Tuscarawas County. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 11, 2018

  On Jan. 10, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 7:52 A.M.  Elizabeth Harp of West Lafayette was traveling westbound on CR 16 when she slid on the icy roadway and struck a guardrail.   11:47 A.M. Richard Kirkbride of Coshocton backed into a vehicle owned by […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Jan. 10, 2018

On Jan. 09, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None Reported

Obituaries

Judge Richard I. Evans

WEST LAFAYETTE – Judge Richard I. Evans, age ­71, of West Lafayette, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Richard was born in Coshocton on October 17, 1946 to the late Robert and Dorothy (Selders) Evans. After high school, he obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in […]

Shirley A. DeWitt

COSHOCTON – Shirley A. DeWitt, age 82 of Coshocton, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Bradley Dale Kaiser

WEST LAFAYETTE – Bradley Dale Kaiser, age 73, of West Lafayette, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was born on March 27, 1944, in Dover, Ohio to the late Clarence “Bud” and Hazel (Rummell) Kaiser. Brad was a 1962 graduate of Gnadenhutten High School. On April 18, 1964, he married Esther Thomas and […]

Monty Earl Prater

CONESVILLE – Monty Earl Prater, 64, of Conesville passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018. He was born in Coshocton on April 22, 1953 to the late Hupper and Susie (Endicott) Prater. Monty worked for Peabody coal as a coal miner and then became an electrician for IBEW. He leaves behind his wife of 45 years, […]

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

COSHOCTON – Tom Jones, 67, of Coshocton passed away at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus on Thursday January 11, 2018. Tom was born in Coshocton on June 13, 1950 to the late Harry T. and Lottie M. (McCoy) Jones. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and retired from AK Steel in […]

David Allen Reichert

DENNISON – David Allen Reichert, 75, of Dennison, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Oak Pointe Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center under Hospice Care. Per David’s wishes a cremation will take place with the Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home assisting the family. An online memorial can be viewed at www.given-dawson-paisleyfh.com.

E-Edition

January 10, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 10, 2018 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!

January 3, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 3, 2018 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!

December 27, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 27, 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!

December 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 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!

December 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 13, 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!

December 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 6, 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

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 10, 2018

| January 10, 2018

On Jan. 09, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:25 A.M.  Officers responded to a report of an accident on SR 93 near TR 173. Officers determined that a vehicle was traveling north on SR 93 near TR 173 when it went off the right side of […]

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David John Hubbard

| January 10, 2018

COSHOCTON – David John Hubbard, 68, of Coshocton passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Coshocton County Regional Medical Center.  He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 3, 1949 to the late William Weird and Aileen Hubbard. David enjoyed listening to music and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes. He is survived by his […]

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Tasanee T.  ‘Taz’ Wright

| January 9, 2018

DRESDEN – Tasanee T.  “Taz” Wright, 70, of Dresden passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at the Morrison Hospice House in Zanesville. She was born in Bangkok on Nov. 1, 1947. She retired from Longaberger after working there for over 30 years. She loved spending time outside tending to her flowers and garden and loved […]

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Legal Notice

| January 9, 2018

Meeting Notice The Tiverton Township Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Meeting agenda will be the 2018 Appropriation Budget. The meeting will be held at the Tiverton Township Hall in Tiverton Center (SR 206 and CR 20 intersection). Public welcome, handicapped accessible. Sallie R. Gates, […]

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Delinquent Land Tax

| January 9, 2018

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio in the matter of the foreclosure of liens for delinquent land taxes by action in rem, Janette Donaker Treasurer of Coshocton County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Parcels of Land Encumbered with delinquent tax liens Defendant Case No. 2017 CI 0448, COMPLAINT Notice of Foreclosure of […]

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