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Elks donate to County Veterans Commission

Elks donate to County Veterans Commission

COSHOCTON – The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is celebrating its 150th birthday. Each lodge was able to apply for an anniversary grant of $1,500. The Coshocton Elks decided to donate the money to the Coshocton County Veterans Commission for their work with the local veterans. The funds are earmarked for the Honor Flight Columbus. “To the […]

Sibling named homecoming royalty

Sibling named homecoming royalty

WARSAW – Skyler and Keith Stewart, two of three triplets in the senior class at River View High School, were crowned the 2017 homecoming queen and king prior to the Black Bears varsity football game on Oct. 13.

Prize winning squash turned into Halloween art

Prize winning squash turned into Halloween art

WEST LAFAYETTE – Jake Stiteler and his 4-year-old son Jake created some of their own fall fun by turning their 628 pound squash into a jack-o-lantern. Prior to being made into a work of art, the giant squash was on display at the Coshocton County Fair. The younger Stiteler won first place with the squash […]

36th RVHS Black Bear Marching Band Invitational held

36th RVHS Black Bear Marching Band Invitational held

COSHOCTON – A beautiful fall day was the perfect backdrop for the 36th annual River View Black Bear Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 14. The stands of Don Rushing Stadium were full of friends and families of the 11 high school bands who competed for several awards. Almost 800 high school students performed during […]

Clarks open Otsego Carryout

Clarks open Otsego Carryout

COSHOCTON – A convenient store is once again located on Otsego Avenue thanks to neighborhood residents Jami and Bob Clark. Otsego Carryout opened on Oct. 12 and is located at the bottom of Fairy Falls Drive right off of Otsego Avenue. “People in the area missed having something here,” Bob said. “There is a lot […]

OSU Extension program teaches life lessons

OSU Extension program teaches life lessons

COSHOCTON – The OSU Extension Real Money. Real World. program left Nequisha Hunt feeling a little stressed. “It was stressful because of the prices of everything,” said the Coshocton High School sophomore. She and her fellow classmates went through the simulation part of the program on Oct. 12. They each pretended they were 27-year-olds, working […]

Sports

CHS spirit

CHS spirit

COSHOCTON – Natalie Uhl is pictured helping a group of elementary school students learn cheers at the Coshocton Cheerleaders Bitty Cheer Camp held Oct. 9-12 at Coshocton Elementary School. “It’s so much fun working with the little ones,” said Uhl, a sophomore at Coshocton High School and a member of the cheerleading squad. “I have […]

RHS volleyball defeats Newcomerstown

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood defeated Newcomerstown at home in varsity volleyball action by scores of 25-13, 25-14, and 25-13. Ridgewood’s JV won by scores of 25-9 and 25-7. Ridgewood’s varsity stats were: Cassie Mladek – 7 kills, 5 blocks, 10 points, and 4 aces; Abbey Kellish – 8 kills, 6 points, and 5 aces; Sydney Zinkon […]

RHS falls to Claymont

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s varsity volleyball team lost to Claymont away by scores of 15-25, 23-25, and 24-26. Ridgewood’s stats were: Cassie Mladek – 9 kills, 5 blocks, and 4 points; Aleeah Cabot – 15 assists, 6 digs, and 3 kills; Sydney Zinkon – 11 assists; Carly Griffith – 11 digs; Alexis Griffith […]

RHS falls to Sandy Valley

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School Lady Generals lost a close one to Sandy Valley on Tuesday by a score of 2-1. Rachel Simpson had the goal for the Generals while The Cardinals had goals from Alana Hill and Halie Sciury. Tayhani Miller had nine saves in goal for the Lady Generals.

RHS football ranged in region 18

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday afternoon. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday beginning in the fifth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Sunday morning, Oct. 29, when 224 schools will official qualify for the playoffs. The top 12 […]

CHS boys defeat Cambridge

COSHOCTON – Monday night, Oct. 9, at Stewart Field the Coshocton boys defeated Cambridge 5-0. Carter Coffman had his first career hat trick, Ethan Brown and senior Colin Shaw added a goal on senior night. Spencer Wolfe, Cervera Braxton, Austin Guthrie, and Braeden Wheeler each had an assist. Kameron Brown picked up the shut out […]

Opinion

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 […]

Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

It’s been a fantastic fair with only a day or so to go – depending on when you read your copy of The Beacon – until the 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is a wrap. The final evening of the fair is always a good one with the junior fair livestock auction. Our youngsters have […]

Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

It’s Fair Time! That wonderful, fabulous time of the year in Coshocton County. Most youngsters that take a livestock or special project or any combination of those have memories of the fair. Regardless of how many years ago that you entered the show arena (for some reason I want to write the word “ring” but […]

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Are you fair ready or fairly ready? You might think that’s a trick question – it’s not! Preparing for the Coshocton County Fair is always a lot of work depending on your level of involvement. Have a booth in the large or small commercial building or along the second midway? Lots of work. Working on […]

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

To pause and reflect on September 11, 2001 is for most Americans I think, something that enters our mind this time of year and particularly that specific day on the calendar. It is Monday, September 11 as I write this column and I am confident that all those that were of the age to remember […]

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

You have to feel for the people of Houston, parts of Louisiana and the area surrounding Houston. I am sure you have been watching at least some of the coverage and the terrible tragedy that is unfolding with regard to the loss of life, property, pet and human suffering. It will take years for this […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 16, 2017

On Oct. 15, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 1:46 P.M. A Coshocton County resident reported tools stolen from his property.   4:10 P.M. A Coshocton County resident reported a tree fell and damaged their vehicle.   8:12 P.M. Jim Dunfee reported several […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 14, 2017

On Oct. 13, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents 11:22 A.M. A caller reported a fender-bender in Buehler’s parking lot.   2:52 P.M. A caller reported a two vehicle non-injury accident at the intersection of Fourth Street and Walnut Street.   8:01 P.M. A caller reported a […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 16, 2017

On Oct. 15, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   A resident in the 200 block of Maple Street reported vehicle damage.   A resident in the 400 block of East 7th Street reported the theft of a bicycle.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 15, 2017

  On Oct. 14, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing to Report  

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 14, 2017

On Oct. 13., 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a loud music complaint in the 100 block of West Stewart Avenue.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 13, 2017

On Oct. 12, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported.   Complaints 2:41 A.M. A Bethlehem Township resident reported trespassers on their property.   6:10 P.M. A resident in the 500 block of north 15th reported being assaulted. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Sarah M. Lahna

TOLEDO – Sarah M. Lahna, 66, of Toledo, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Toledo. She was born Aug. 31, 1951, in Coshocton, to the late Robert and Eileen (Roahrig) Lahna. She graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1969. Sarah was employed with the Monastery of the Visitation for more […]

Judith Lindell

COSHOCTON – Judith “Judy” Lindell, 76, of Coshocton passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born in Coshocton on June 15, 1941 to the late Harold and Katheran (Maranda) Smith. She was involved with the Salvation Army and was a member of the Coshocton Eagles.  She enjoyed sewing, […]

Elaine Fender

Elaine Fender

DRESDEN – Ruth Elaine Fender, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at her residence. She was born Nov. 20, 1926 in Cambridge to the late John Darrell and Margaret Elizabeth (Woods) Groves. She was a 1944 graduate of Warsaw High School. She married Paul R. “Mike” Fender on Nov. 28, 1947, who preceded her in death […]

Roger Gray Sr.

COSHOCTON – Roger Gray Sr., 71, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton. He was born in Newcomerstown to the late Ralph and Lillian (Porcher) Gray. He worked as a laborer for various places throughout his life including Johnson Manufacturing and Minor Reclamation. He also enjoyed spending time with […]

Lois J. Wood

Lois J. Wood

COSHOCTON – Lois J. Wood, 89, of Coshocton passed at Coshocton Springs Care Center on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Lois was born in Beallsville, Ohio on July 8, 1928 to the late Lester and Nellie (Jones) Fraley. She worked at Pretty Products and Landmark in Coshocton. Lois was active in Conesville Ladies Auxiliary and was […]

Madeline R. Yazell

Madeline R. Yazell

WEST LAFAYETTE – Madeline R. Yazell, 89, of West Lafayette passed away at her home on Tuesday October 10, 2017. Madeline was born in Lincoln County, West Virginia on March 1, 1928 to the late John W. and Ella (Cooper) Adkins. She treasured being a wife and mother throughout her life and was a member […]

E-Edition

October 11, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 11, 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 4, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 4, 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!

September 27, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

September 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

September 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

September 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

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Valley Quilt Guild of Tuscarawas County hosting show

Valley Quilt Guild of Tuscarawas County hosting show

| October 13, 2017

DOVER – The Valley Quilt Guild of Tuscarawas County will present its biennial quilt show on Friday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quilt show will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1725 N. Wooster Ave. in Dover. Admission is […]

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Reception held for bookmobile

Reception held for bookmobile

| October 13, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Public Library held a reception on Oct. 12 to welcome its new bookmobile and thank those who helped fund its purchase. Cake was served inside the library and the bookmobile was out for people to tour. “We wanted to take the opportunity to thank the people who made this possible,” said […]

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Local Bounty closing Oct. 28

Local Bounty closing Oct. 28

| October 13, 2017

COSHOCTON – Coshocton will say goodbye to its year round farmers market at the end of this month. In September the members and vendors of Local Bounty, Inc. announced that they made the very difficult decision to close their doors for business on Saturday, Oct. 28. Until then, the store will be open from 10:30 a.m. […]

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Gibbs votes to protect the unborn

| October 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – After voting in favor of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, also known as Micah’s Law, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement: “The majority of Americans favor a ban on abortions at 20 weeks, the stage at which an unborn child has the biological ability to feel pain. Yet […]

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Brown announces $10,000 in funds for youth leadership summit

| October 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $10,000 to the foundation for Appalachian Ohio to host the iBELIEVE Leadership Summit series, a leadership development program to help Appalachian students continue their education and contribute to their communities. The foundation for Appalachian Ohio is based in […]

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