Community News

Local Bounty Update

Local Bounty Update

Manager’s Note: Good Morning Local Foodies!   Veggies in season: Kale Spinach Potatoes Butternut squash Garlic Sweet potatoes   Class: Ghee Please  Learn about ghee and tasted three different ways with the “Running Man Ghee” Gabe Rainwater. When: Thursday, March 23 Where: Local Bounty Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $10 You will walk away with a jar of […]

Muskingum University choirs to perform locally

Muskingum University choirs to perform locally

COSHOCTON – The Muskingum University Concert Choir and the select Chamber Singers will sing at The Presbyterian Church, N. Fourth and Chestnut Streets, Coshocton, on Thursday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Custer Chapel. The 48-member ensemble will present their 2017 winter tour program, titled “The World That Is to Be.”  It will include music […]

Three in custody on vandalism charges

Three in custody on vandalism charges

COSHOCTON – Three people remain in custody at the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Justice Center, each charged with one count of vandalism, a Felony of the 5th Degree, in relation to the string of vehicle vandalism last weekend. On Feb. 27, Jason W. Matis, 22-years-old and from the Coshocton area, John A. Newell Jr., 26-years-old and […]

Statewide burning ban announced

Statewide burning ban announced

COSHOCTON – Starting Wednesday, March 1, the statewide burning ban will be in effect. This prohibits the burning of wood, brush, weeds, grass, or rubbish of any kind between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the months of March, April, and May in the spring and October and November in the fall. […]

Coshocton Footlight Players present ‘The Rainmaker’

Coshocton Footlight Players present ‘The Rainmaker’

COSHOCTON – Coshocton is in for a treat when the Coshocton Footlight Players presents “The Rainmaker” on March 3 & 4, 10 & 11 and 17 & 18. Jill Baumgardner, producer of the play, said she believes this is a great play for Coshocton because it is a classic and because of the historical context […]

115th Tiverton Community Institute planned

115th Tiverton Community Institute planned

TIVERTON – A more than 100 year old tradition is set to continue in Tiverton this March. The 115th Tiverton Community Institute will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 1-2 at the Tiverton Grange Hall, County Road 20 and State Route 206. “People just keep coming and we have a lot of older ones and […]

Sports

Ridgewood’s Leindecker hits 1,000 points

Ridgewood’s Leindecker hits 1,000 points

WEST LAFAYETTE – Tuesday night, Feb. 21 during a difficult loss to Malvern, there was a little bit of sunshine for Ridgewood High School’s boys basketball team. Senior, Keith Leindecker scored 21 points to end the regular season with a career total of 1,006 points. Leindecker has worked hard to achieve this goal and thanks […]

RHS wrestlers place at IVC tournament

WEST LAFAYETTE – Seven Ridgewood High School wrestlers claimed title victories at the IVC tournament Saturday, Feb. 18, at Garaway. Placing first in the IVC in their weight classes were wrestlers Colton Bethel winning by pin; Tyler Caudy by forfeit; Javon Merrill, Kasey Bethel, and Jason Stubbs each won by decision; and Nathan Anderson and […]

Ohioans begin 2017-2018 license year with new system

COLUMBUS – Beginning March 1, Ohioans can purchase a 2017-2018 hunting or fishing license at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout Ohio. Licenses are also available for purchase on a mobile device such as a smartphone. Ohio’s hunters, anglers and conservationists will find a newly redesigned online purchasing system when they log in […]

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 […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – March 1, 2017

Mark’s Musings – March 1, 2017

            It seems there are mishaps just about everywhere one turns. The new administration is learning that while the folks in Hollywood just learned that too. I’m sure that everyone has heard about the biggest error in Oscar’s history by now. You can’t blame it on Warren Beatty and Faye […]

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 […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for Feb. 28, 2017

On Feb. 27, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:     None Reported

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 28, 2017

On Feb. 27, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident(s) and 3 complaint(s).   Accidents 5:30 P.M. Tyler Countryman was traveling west on SR 541 near CR 17 when he lost control of his vehicle going off the right side of the roadway going into a wooded area.   10:00 P.M. Tia Moore of Mount Vernon, […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 27, 2017

On Feb. 26, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 4 complaint(s).   Accidents     Complaints 12:44 A.M. James Michael of Coshocton was arrested and cited for OVI.   1:00 P.M. Brooke Grove of Dennison reported losing her wallet while at the Unusual Junction.   1:22 P.M. Laurie Keffer reported damage to her property. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 26, 2017

On Feb. 25, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 1 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 12:11 A.M. Ronald Fortney of Newcomerstown reported the vehicle he was driving, got entangled in a guy wire pulling down a lamp post.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 24, 2017

  On Feb. 23, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accident(s) and 15 complaint(s).   Accidents 2:09 P.M. Kenneth Poland of Coshocton reported a hit-skip accident in the hospital parking lot.   3:54 P.M. Tammy Jacobs of Coshocton failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of Elm and Seventh and collided with Mark […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 25, 2017

On Feb. 24, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident(s) and 6 complaint(s).   Accidents 5:51 A.M. The Sheriff’s Office received report of a semi tractor-trailer running over a street sign at the intersection of Second St and Ivy St.   3:26 P.M. Allen Young reported a hit-skip accident at the Coshocton Vet Clinic.     […]

Obituaries

Judy Parks

Judy Parks

COSHOCTON – Judy Parks, 68, of Coshocton passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center.  She was born in Coshocton on November 12, 1948 to the late Marquis and Cleone (Corder) Selders. She graduated from River View High School, worked at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital for four years, and the […]

Violet June Kiser

Violet June Kiser age 88 of West Lafayette, Ohio died February 24, 2017 at the Coshocton Memorial Hospital emergency room after a sudden illness. She was born June 6, 1928 in Coshocton, Ohio and was the daughter of Albert and Mary Ellen (Newell) Countryman.  On July 9, 1946 she married William J. Kiser and he […]

Leatha E. Arnold

Leatha E. Arnold

TAVERAS, FL– Leatha Eileen Arnold, 100, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living, where she was a resident. She was born Aug. 14, 1916 on a farm in Blissfield and raised by the late Archie Webb and Charlotte Viola (Mullett) McNeal.  She graduated from Blissfield High School, where she was the valedictorian of […]

Sarah A. Firman

Sarah A. Firman

COSHOCTON – Sarah A. Firman, 76, of Coshocton passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Morrison House in Zanesville. She was born in Coshocton on May 20, 1940 to the late Walter and Sophia (Augustine) Lane. Sarah graduated from Coshocton High School and was a supervisor at Edmonts for over 25 years.  She loved […]

James ‘Jim’ R. Bender

James ‘Jim’ R. Bender

James “Jim” R. Bender, 75, of Coshocton passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Signature Healthcare of Coshocton.  He was born in Holmesville, Ohio on August 24, 1941 to the late James E. and Anna S. (Jones) Bender. Jim worked at Rice and Chadwick Rubber Company for over 40 years before retiring.  He was a […]

Bruce R. Ankrum

Bruce R. Ankrum

COSHOCTON – Bruce Reynold Ankrum, 89, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born Aug. 15, 1927 in Monroe Co. to the late Ralph and Lela (Workman) Ankrum. He was the former owner & operator of Ankrum Sawmill, and was a self-employed lumberman throughout his career. He was a 65 year […]

E-Edition

March 1, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

March 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!

February 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

February 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!

February 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

February 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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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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Riverdance returns to Kent State Tuscarawas

| February 27, 2017

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Back by popular demand, the international Irish dance phenomenon Riverdance returns to the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center March 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. Riverdance first performed at the PAC to two sold-out crowds in April 2012. Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by […]

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48th year of Lenten Luncheons announced

48th year of Lenten Luncheons announced

| February 27, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Lenten Luncheons will begin on Ash Wednesday, March 1. The theme for this year will be “God’s Call to the Workplace.” The luncheons, co-sponsored by the Coshocton Ministerial Fellowship, the River View Ministerial Association and the Ridgewood Ministerial Association, are held on Wednesdays during Lent at 11:45 a.m. in the […]

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Farm Bureau holds extravaganza

Farm Bureau holds extravaganza

| February 27, 2017

COSHOCTON – The squeals of excited children filled the gym at the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle Church on Sunday, Feb. 26 as the Coshocton County Farm Bureau hosted a family event to showcase what the bureau does for the community and to offer a fun day for families to enjoy. A corn pit (a inflated swimming […]

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Bechtol wins wing eating contest

Bechtol wins wing eating contest

| February 27, 2017

FRESNO – The Chili Crossroads Bible Church Wild Game Dinner and wing eating contest is always a very well attended event and this year was a sellout. Pastor Neal Dearyan said, “Thanks to the community for all they do to support this event and taking the time to participate. We appreciate everyone that helped prepare […]

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28th annual NWTF banquet deadline approaching

| February 27, 2017

COSHOCTON – The deadline to purchase tickets or to help sponsor the 28th annual Muskingum Valley Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet is fast approaching. The event will be held Saturday evening, March 4 at the Lake Park Pavilion in Coshocton with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 […]

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