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COSHOCTON – Good afternoon local foodies! Hope your weekend was a good one.   In stock at the market: Cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes and paste tomatoes. (Strawberry Hill Farms) Big slicing tomatoes (Kempf Acres) Beets (Strawberry Hill Farms) Kale (Strawberry Hill Farms) Cilantro (Strawberry Hill Farms) Green onions (Strawberry Hill Farms) Summer squash (Strawberry Hill […]

Brown announces more than $68,000 in federal funds to support and protect firefighters in Coshocton County

Brown announces more than $68,000 in federal funds to support and protect firefighters in Coshocton County

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $68,715 to the Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department for Operations and Safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. “Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families,” said Brown. […]

2017 Football Preview

2017 Football Preview

The e-edition of the 2017 Football Preview is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

Township Road 303 closure announced

Township Road 303 closure announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced Township Road 303 in Jackson Township will be closed for repairs at the intersection with County Road 58 on Wednesday, Aug. 23. The road will reopen to traffic by 3:30 p.m., weather permitting. Anyone with questions may contact the Coshocton County Engineer’s Office at 740-622-2135 or visit […]

Local woman sews dresses for girls in Africa

Local woman sews dresses for girls in Africa

COSHOCTON – Irene Krall sat down one morning to watch a morning news program, never knowing that what she saw would change her life. Rachel O’Neill, founder of Little Dresses for Africa, appeared on the show and talked about the overwhelming need for clothing for children in Africa, especially girls. O’Neill, who had gone to […]

Coshocton Bowling Center reopens

Coshocton Bowling Center reopens

COSHOCTON – After closing on May 8, the Coshocton Bowling Center reopened on Saturday, Aug. 12 to new owners, Jeff and Sue Oswald, Jim Mahan, and Benny Banang. “We didn’t want to see Coshocton lose its only bowling center,” said Jeff. “Benny and Jim were interested in going in together. They came to us and […]

Sports

2017 Football Preview

2017 Football Preview

The e-edition of the 2017 Football Preview is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

NHS grad returns to lead Trojans on the football field

NHS grad returns to lead Trojans on the football field

NEWCOMERSTOWN – Dirk Gadd has a lot of great memories from playing high school football at Newcomerstown and wants to help the next generation of Trojans experience the same things he did. “The last two years I was a volunteer assistant coach here, but it was always a dream of mine to be the coach […]

RHS looking for senior leadership

RHS looking for senior leadership

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School Generals have made the playoffs in football three years in a row and 10 of the last 12. “Our kids make us successful,” said Head Coach John Slusser. “They are very coachable kids.” One of their main strengths this season will be the team’s senior class. “They’ve been […]

Hemming starting culture change at RVHS

Hemming starting culture change at RVHS

WARSAW – Changes are being made in the River View High School football program and people outside of the system are starting to notice. New head coach Mike Hemming was pretty pleased with the way his team performed in its scrimmage with Indian Valley and the positive feedback he received from their coach. “Indian Valley […]

2017 Redskins ready to make a name for themselves

2017 Redskins ready to make a name for themselves

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s football team had a magical 2016 season going 12-2 and making it to the final four in the state playoffs, but they are ready to move on and focus on a new beginning. “We’ve talked at great lengths about that and even brought it up at our Chief’s dinner,” said […]

CHS wins county cup

CHS wins county cup

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Redskins golf team defeated Ridgewood and River View in the eighth annual Coshocton County Cup at Hickory Flats on Aug. 10. Leading the Redskins were co-match medalists, Clay Davis and Mason Waycaster, who each fired a 75. Logan Desender carded a 77.  Great sportsmanship was displayed by all three local teams.

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Perhaps it is in the cards for the Cleveland Browns to have a winning season when the moon and stars align. WAIT JUST A MOMENT HERE! That is going to happen TODAY – in fact, this afternoon. Yes, according to the expert of all experts, per the internet the sun is considered a star. I […]

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Can our nation climb back out of this black hole of separation and hate? Or is this the new norm? I certainly hope not. We just can’t seem to get to a place of calm for any length of time. I think the national media needs to shoulder a large part of this burden. The […]

Mark’s Musings – August 9, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 9, 2017

On the weather scale July will certainly go down as an unusual month – especially with regard to the amount of rainfall received. At least today (Monday) it seems that August may follow suit. Temperatures in the 60’s? Is this October or April? No doubt parents all over the county are surmising that as soon […]

Mark’s Musings – August 2, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 2, 2017

Bring the kids to Main Street in Coshocton this Friday evening for First Farm Friday. It’s a fun, free event and a chance to see some cool farm equipment up close and personal. Let’s hope the weather is pleasant! Youngsters have a great perspective on things don’t they? In their world cardboard boxes make wonderful […]

Mark’s Musings – July 26, 2017

Mark’s Musings – July 26, 2017

Rain, rain, go away! You know the saying. However, that is probably not a good statement to make with August looming around the corner. But if you’re trying to make hay, you know it has been a wet summer- and a particularly wet July. Some random internet searching brought up the metro areas in Ohio […]

Mark’s Musings – July 19, 2017

Mark’s Musings – July 19, 2017

Have you stopped to smell the roses lately? Well, I actually mean the flowers. More specifically, I am referring to the gorgeous flowers that adorn Main Street and much of the downtown Coshocton area. They are beautiful and provide a lovely fragrance as you walk along the sidewalk. Thanks to the folks working with the […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug 23, 2017

On Aug 22, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received an animal complaint in the 200 block of South Wall Street.

Legal Notice

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF LEAH BETH WEIMER TO LEAH BETH LOPER Case No. 21760024 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons, that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in […]

Sheriff Sale

Sheriff’s Sale State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2017 CI 0118 QUICKEN LOANS INC. Plaintiff vs JODI COCHRAN, et al. Defendant 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 […]

Sheriff Sale

Sheriff’s Sale State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2016 CI 0048 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOC. Plaintiff vs LEVAHN L. MCVAY, et al. Defendant 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 […]

Sheriff Alias Sale

Sheriff’s Alias Sale Of real estate State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2016 CI 0372 PROf-2013-S3 LEGAL TITLE TRUST Plaintiff vs FRANCIS S. BROWN (DECEASED), ET. AL. Defendant In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Courthouse in […]

Sheriff Alias Sale

Sheriff’s Alias Sale Of real estate State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2016 CI 0407 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs CY HATFIELD, ET. AL. Defendant In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Courthouse in Coshocton, Ohio, […]

Obituaries

Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Kay Winegar

Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Kay Winegar

FRESNO – Cynthia “Cindy” Kay Winegar, 58, of Fresno passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Fort Meade, Maryland on December 5, 1958. Cindy graduated from Ridgewood High School in 1976. She had been employed at Windsorwood and the AMVETS Post #36 in Coshocton. She attended […]

Brently A. Bartlett

Brently A. Bartlett

WARSAW – Infant Brently A. Bartlett, 4 months old, of Warsaw passed away in Coshocton on Thursday August 17, 2017. Brently was born in Columbus on April 9, 2017. Brently is survived by his mother and father Mercedes Drake and Ashton Bartlett both of Warsaw; grandparents Linda (Jamie) Vandine and Sheila (Travis) Thomas both of […]

Earl D. “Bill” McCloy

Earl D. “Bill” McCloy

COSHOCTON – Earl D. “Bill” McCloy, 74, of Coshocton passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. Bill was born in Taylor County, West Virginia on January 26, 1943 to the late Guy J. and Lena R. (Gobel) McCloy. He is survived by his wife Mary (Kroeplin) McCloy whom he married May […]

Samuel C. Croy Jr.

SPRINGHILL, FL. – Samuel C. Croy, Jr., a resident of Springhill, FL and formerly of Coshocton County, died Aug. 11, 2017 at a VA Hospital in Tampa, FL. He was born Feb. 27, 1947 to Samuel Croy Sr. and Jeannette (Taylor) Croy Diven who preceded him in death. Samuel is survived by his wife of […]

A. Eudoris Boyce

A. Eudoris Boyce

COSHOCTON- Aurelia Eudoris Boyce, 91, died Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation, where she was a resident. She was born Oct. 4, 1925 in Jacksonburg, WV to the late Albert E. and Bessie L. (Yoho) Wickham.  She married Stanley Boyce on Oct. 4, 1946, who preceded her in death on Aug. […]

Lynne Beatrice (Mizer) Hill

Lynne Beatrice (Mizer) Hill

WEST LAFAYETTE – Lynne Beatrice (Mizer) Hill, 78, of West Lafayette passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing Home.  She was born in Bakersville, Ohio on October 19, 1938 to the late M. Dennis and Rosemary (Wise) Mizer. She graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1955 and worked at Coshocton County […]

E-Edition

August 23, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 23, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 16, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 16, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 9, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 9, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 2, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 2, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 26, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

July 26, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

July 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug 22, 2017

| August 22, 2017

On Aug 21, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a report of a hit skip accident in the 300 block of East Main Street. No injuries were reported.   Officer responded to a fight at Dollar General.   A resident in the 300 block of East Main Street […]

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Broadway dancer visits Miss Jennifer’s Dance Studio

Broadway dancer visits Miss Jennifer’s Dance Studio

| August 21, 2017

COSHOCTON – Jennifer Nelson was excited to offer her students the opportunity to learn from a dancer with experience performing on Broadway. “I wanted to give them a little taste of the professional dance world,” she said. Miss Jennifer’s Dance Studio’s summer workshop was held Aug. 14-15 and one of the special guest teachers was […]

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Casee Allen’s new album ranks in top 40 on country charts

Casee Allen’s new album ranks in top 40 on country charts

| August 21, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country singer and Coshocton High School graduate Casee Allen is climbing the country music charts as his newly-released album, “Double You” hit number 31 on the Country Top 40 Charts on iTunes. “If you would have told me six years ago that I would be doing what I’m doing now and I’d […]

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Career center making updates

Career center making updates

| August 21, 2017

COSHOCTON – It’s been a long process, but Superintendent Rich Raach is happy to say the Coshocton County Career Center will soon have a new roof. “We started as soon as the kids left for summer break and it should be completed in October, but that depends on the weather,” he said. The career center’s […]

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Tips for school bus safety for motorists and children

| August 21, 2017

COSHOCTON – Schools are back in session and drivers need to be more aware of children who may be walking to school and school busses making their stops. Children need to be reminded how to be safe as they ride to school or special events. Ridgewood Local School District transports about 700 students every day, […]

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