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Safety council presents scholarships

Safety council presents scholarships

COSHOCTON – The steering committee for the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce Safety Council wanted to give back to the community this year by awarding scholarships to area seniors going into a safety related or health field. Their original plan was to present three $500 scholarships so one senior at each local high school received […]

Awards presented at safety council meeting

Awards presented at safety council meeting

COSHOCTON – Several area companies were honored for achieving outstanding levels of safety during the May 18 Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce Safety Council meeting. Those who were recognized included: 100 percent award – Annin & Co., Auer Ace Hardware, Baker’s IGA, Buckeye Fabric Finishing Company, Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, Coshocton Grain Company, Coshocton […]

Getting students ready for summer reading

Getting students ready for summer reading

COSHOCTON – Students at Coshocton Elementary were visited by a squirrelly wolf and an out-of-town construction worker on Tuesday, May 23 during a special assembly to highlight the upcoming summer reading program at the Coshocton Public Library and the West Lafayette Branch Library. The wolf, played by Cindy Shutt, was looking for a snack when […]

Bordenkircher awarded Joyce M. Davis Distinguished Member award

Bordenkircher awarded Joyce M. Davis Distinguished Member award

NEWARK – At the 97th Annual Business and Professional Women (BPW) Ohio State Conference at Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, Ohio, Tomma Bordenkircher, a 28 year member of Coshocton BPW, was awarded the Joyce M. Davis Distinguished Member award. Bordenkircher has served as president on the local and region levels and as Local Parliamentarian. She […]

Career center students recognized

Career center students recognized

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Career Center seniors who were awarded Dollars for Scholars money stood to be recognized during the senior awards ceremony held May 23 at the school. Guidance counselor Doug Nagle said this was a banner year for the career center with 23 students benefiting from this program. “We are really blessed in […]

Local Bounty Update

Good Morning Local Foodies!   Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Yesterday was a perfect day to be outside doing farm chores 🙂   New Product: Shagbark Seed &Mill Popping Corn. This product goes well with Running Man Ghee!   Veggies in stock Arugula (Strawberry Hill Farms) Romaine (Strawberry Hill Farms Salad Mix (Strawberry […]

Sports

Hardway gets big bass

COSHOCTON – The Three Rivers Bass Masters competed at Pleasant Hill Res. on May 20. Tournament results were: First place – James Hardway, 11.20 lbs.; second place – Greg Montgomery, 5.25 lbs.; third place – Jim Eckelberry, 4.33 lbs.; big bass – James Hardway, 2.47 lbs. Three Rivers Bass Masters is a local bass fishing club that […]

CHS tennis team has shining season

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton High School Tennis team has never had a shortage of players. The smallest team they have ever had was 14 players. This year, 17 students (seven varsity) played for the school. Kevin Kittell has been the tennis coach for 17 years and still enjoys coaching as much as when he started. […]

RVJH boys take first at state

RVJH boys take first at state

WARSAW – The River View Junior High boys participated in the Ohio Youth Runner Middle School State Championship Track & Field meet May 20, at Dublin Scioto High School and took first place out of 52 teams in Division II. Competing for the boys’ team were: Javen Bice, Zach Burns, Jacob Clark, Brayden Cross, Brice […]

Elks golf league results announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Elks 376 and Newcomerstown Elks 1555 had a golf tournament on May 15 at Hickory Flats Golf Course with the following results: Low Gross (38) Terry Balo Low Net (31) Tim Gaumer High Points (13) Steve Schlarb and Caine Bricker Most Bogeys (6) Tim Gaumer and Jerry Norman Most Pars (5) Dave […]

West Lafayette couple’s grandchild receives scholarship

West Lafayette couple’s grandchild receives scholarship

WEST LAFAYETTE – Megan New, the daughter of Barry and Angie New and granddaughter of Mitch and Sue Newhouse of West Lafayette, and Gary and Jackie Middlemus, accepted scholarship from Southern Wesleyan Christian University in South Carolina to play softball. Megan has played varsity softball since she was in junior high. She received all region […]

Ladies golf results announced

Results for Hickory Flats Tuesday evening ladies league for May 9 are as follows: Play of the day: Most 1 putts Winners: A flight: Connie Lahna B flight: Debbie Corder C flight: Marilyn Fuller Low Scores: Connie Lahna – 42; Jane Mautz – 48; Linda Miller, Sue Patterson – 49 Results for River Greens Thursday […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – May 24, 2017

Mark’s Musings – May 24, 2017

I turned it off. Thinking that the Cavs had game three well in hand, I thought, “Well, enough of that. They will sweep this series and get ready for Golden State.” Not to be, said the Celtics. Too many three point attempts and not enough points in the paint. But with lousy shooting for most […]

Mark’s Musings – May 17, 2017

Mark’s Musings – May 17, 2017

It is a busy time in Coshocton County! May seems to be one of those months that goes by in a blur – and this would be particularly so if you have a graduating senior. Those years go by way too quickly from personal experience. We are truly fortunate to live in a community that […]

Mark’s Musings – May 10, 2017

Mark’s Musings – May 10, 2017

Busy, busy, busy. That is the response from most people this time of the year. And why not? School is winding down as another class of high school seniors prepare to take a step into their future. Or perhaps you have a student graduating from college, attending the military or a trade school and preparing […]

Mark’s Musings – May 3, 2017

Mark’s Musings – May 3, 2017

            Thanks for nine terrific years Each year when we observe our publishing anniversary date – which coincides with the first issue each May – I like to reflect and review our mission and our purpose in serving this great community. The purpose of The Beacon is to serve the […]

Mark’s Musings – April 26, 2017

Mark’s Musings – April 26, 2017

            You expect this column to meet certain criteria – I think. Maybe? I need to take a little different tack this week based on some information gleaned from the Earth Day event held at the Coshocton County Career Center on Saturday, April 22. Did you know that we have […]

Mark’s Musings – April 12, 2017

Mark’s Musings – April 12, 2017

Due to some other obligations I am putting this together on Sunday before The Masters. Obviously, by the time you read this another iconic green jacket will have been awarded. As I write this edition of Mark’s Musings, a Brit and a Spaniard are leading The Masters heading into Sunday’s round with three Americans right […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Sale

Sheriff’s Sale State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2016CI0373 CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC vs JEDDA J. WILLIAMSON, et. al. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for May 23, 2017

On May 22, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   A resident in the 300 block of East 4th Street reported a neighbor problem.   Michael K. Goldsboro, of Newcomerstown, was cited for no license plate light and driving while under a random selection suspension.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 23, 2017

  On May 22, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 8 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:35 P.M. The Sheriff’s Office received a report if a two vehicle accident without injuries at the intersection of Walnut Street and Cambridge Road.   Complaints 2:17 A.M. Deputies responded to a shots fired call at the […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for May 21, 2017

On May 20, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a parking complaint in the 500 block of North George Street.   Officer received a domestic complaint in the 200 block of West Main Street.   Officer received a neighbor complaint in the 300 block of Fairview Street.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for May 20, 2017

On May 19, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing Reported.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 22, 2017

On May 21, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:54 P.M. Glenesha Smith of Columbus was traveling west on CR 9 when a deer struck the side of the vehicle.   Complaints None Reported   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Martha M. Carpenter

COSHOCTON – Martha M. Carpenter, age 90, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 with loved ones at her side. Martha was born March 15, 1927 in Noble County, and was the daughter of Howard McKinley and Anna (Eschbach) Bates. On July 1, 1950 she married Elvin B. Carpenter and he preceded her in death on […]

Lucas Carpenter-Thorpe

COSHOCTON – Lucas Carpenter-Thorpe age 27 of Canton, Ohio formerly of Coshocton, Ohio died May 10, 2017. Graveside services will be Friday May 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the South Lawn Cemetery. Free Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  

Gregory L. St. John

Gregory L. St. John

COSHOCTON – Gregory L. St. John, 66, of Baltic passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home. He was born in Coshocton on April 23, 1951 to the late L.D. “Duke” and Ethel (Brider) St. John. Greg graduated from Ridgewood High School and University of Southwestern Louisiana and served in the United States Army […]

Helen A. Lawrence

COSHOCTON – Helen A. Lawrence, 95, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017 at the Truman Hospice House in New Philadelphia. She was born in Coshocton on May 24, 1921 to the late Gerald and Thelma (Emerson) Adams. Helen was a member of the Coshocton Eastern Stars of Coshocton Chapter 157 and the Coshocton […]

Thomas R. Fabian

Thomas R. Fabian

WARSAW- Thomas Ray Fabian, 81, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his residence. He was born Oct. 19, 1935 in Coshocton Co. to the late Erwin Ray and Esther Frances (Reiss) Fabian.  He was a 1954 graduate of Warsaw High School, and served in the United States Army National Guard.  He was a press operator […]

Storm E. McClain

Storm E. McClain

COSHOCTON – Storm E. McClain, 23, of Coshocton passed away Monday May 15, 2017 at Walnut Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation.  He was born in Coshocton on February 25, 1994. Storm attended Hopewell School and loved watching bowling, listening to music, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his parents Brent and Tresa […]

E-Edition

May 24, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 24, 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!

May 17, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 17, 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!

May 10, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 10, 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!

May 3, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 3, 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!

April 26, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 26, 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!

April 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 19, 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!

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Roscoe Tigers still roaring

Roscoe Tigers still roaring

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – Graduates of Roscoe High School met for their 124th annual alumni banquet at the Coshocton County Career Center on Saturday evening, May 20 with Schumaker Farms catering the meal. Pastor “Gus” Guthrie welcomed everyone, emceed the event and entertained everyone following the meal and special recognitions with a gospel illusions magic show. Veterans […]

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Swim program volunteers give back to local pools

Swim program volunteers give back to local pools

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – Volunteers who run the local kids swimming program showed their appreciation to area pools by making donations to help them kick off their 2017 season. Sher Alloway and Darrell Dunfee presented two new lifeguard umbrellas and two Ambu Spur II Bag Resuscitators to staff at the River View Community Pool and Lake Park […]

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Ridgewood drama department to film anti-bullying video

Ridgewood drama department to film anti-bullying video

| May 22, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – The drama department at Ridgewood High School has teamed up with the school’s youth chorale to film an anti-bullying music video. The drama department has written the script and will direct and act in each scene. The project incorporates 45 students who have been working since last November to bring this video […]

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Our Town Stories June topic announced

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – Where was this taken? is the topic for the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum’s Our Town Stories discussion on June 8. Do you have photos that you’re certain were taken in Coshocton County but you just can’t place the spot? Bring them to the discussion for group input. Maybe someone will know just where the picture […]

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It’s time to turn the artPARK green

It’s time to turn the artPARK green

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – The America in Bloom Judges are coming to Coshocton at the end of June. The Pomerene Center for the Arts has teamed up with Coshocton is Blooming to finalize planting in the artPARK. While the committee members take many different factors into consideration while judging, there is one thing they look at particularly […]

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