Community News

One hundred eighty-seven attend 76th Annual SWCD Meeting and Banquet

One hundred eighty-seven attend 76th Annual SWCD Meeting and Banquet

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District held their 76th Annual Banquet at Lake Park Pavilion Thursday evening, Oct. 18. One hundred eighty-seven area residents and special guests were in attendance. A buffet dinner was served by Shrimplin’s Catering preceding the meeting. The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission held an election for […]

Sears in Coshocton has not filed for bankruptcy

Sears in Coshocton has not filed for bankruptcy

COSHOCTON – Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has not filed for bankruptcy and is not part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. is a publicly-owned company traded on Nasdaq (Symbol: SHOS) that separated from Sears Holdings in 2012. It remains business as usual at […]

Three Rivers Wine Trail to host Coshocton Crush Wine, Beer & Spirits Tour

Three Rivers Wine Trail to host Coshocton Crush Wine, Beer & Spirits Tour

COSHOCTON – Just in time for the changing colors of autumn, Coshocton County’s Three Rivers Wine Trail is announcing plans for the 2018 Coshocton Crush Wine, Beer, and Spirits Tour, which will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3 and 9-10. “The Coshocton Crush Winery Tour is a popular annual event on the Three Rivers Wine […]

Museum to host program on The Beatles’ ‘White Album’

Museum to host program on The Beatles’ ‘White Album’

COSHOCTON – Local Beatles aficionado Gary Baker will present a 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ “White Album” program at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy rare audio and video footage, LPs, 45s, posters and advertisements as Baker shares the fascinating stories behind the writing, recording and production of the best-selling […]

RVHS principal honored as state principal of the year

RVHS principal honored as state principal of the year

WARSAW – Charles Rinkes, principal of River View High School, was honored as state principal of the year at the NASSP Principals Institute, a Washington, DC event hosted annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). During the Institute, Rinkes formally received his award and discussed the needs of local schools with federal […]

Board of elections needs poll workers

Board of elections needs poll workers

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Board of Elections is looking for poll workers for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 General Election. If you are interested, contact the board of elections at 740-622-1117. Training will be provided and poll workers will be compensated for training and Election Day service.

Sports

Kids America hires activities director with international experience

COSHOCTON – Nathaniel King hopes to use his passion for education and sports to help Kids America grow its activities. The native of London, England started as Kids America’s new activities director on Sept. 1. “My first experience in the U.S. was with an organization that did Major League Soccer Camps,” King said. “I did […]

CHS golf earns sixth place at state

CHS golf earns sixth place at state

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s boys’ golf team finished sixth out of 12 teams at the 2018 Boys DII State Championship held Oct. 12-13 in Columbus at the OSU Golf Club. Individually the Redskins were led by Reese Andrews who placed 13, Mason Waycaster who came in 27th and Clay Davis who finished 31st.

Stonebraker crowned homecoming queen

Stonebraker crowned homecoming queen

COSHOCTON – Jenna Stonebraker was crowned Coshocton High School’s 2018 homecoming queen prior to the start of the Redskins’ game against Cambridge on Oct. 12. The Redskins lost the game 22-33.                                                 […]

Remembering the ‘sports voice’ of Coshocton County

COSHOCTON – The late Tom Thompson had a passion for high school athletics that will not be forgotten by those connected to sports in our community. “He was whole heartedly in this for the kids,” said Matt Colvin, athletic director at Ridgewood High School. Ridgewood has always worked play calls from WTNS into its pregame […]

Generals down Trojans

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood defeated Newcomerstown by scores of 25-23, 25-18, and 25-13. The Generals were led by: Abbey Kellish – 12 kills, five digs, five points and two aces; Sydney Zinkon – 37 assists, two points and two aces; Morgan Matis – 17 points, three aces, two blocks, and three kills; Kalie Rettos – […]

CHS boys defeat New Philadelphia

COSHOCTON – Coshocton boys’ soccer continues its four game win streak with a win over New Philadelphia 1-0 Wednesday night, Oct. 10 at Stewart Field. Xaver Heimann scored from Andrew Neighbor with 10 minutes left in the first half. Kameron Brown recorded his seventh shutout of the season and fourth in a row. Brown also had […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Okay, I voted already so that does mean I can “opt out” of all the political phone calls, mail, emails, texts (yes, we are now receiving those too except they are not addressed to me), television and internet commercials, etc., etc. I know the answer to this question of course – but a guy can […]

Mark’s Musings – October 10, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 10, 2018

The 167th Coshocton County Fair is as wrapped up as a freshly made Italian sausage sandwich with only bits of paper and tufts of livestock hair blowing across the fairgrounds. A flurry of activity before, during and after the fair results in about three weeks of busyness for those that are involved in the fair […]

Mark’s Musings – October 3, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 3, 2018

Well, the 167th annual Coshocton County Fair will just about be in the history books when you read this column. As it is, we are at the halfway point as I throw some words on paper here on Monday morning. I think one of the things that we take for granted at our local fair […]

Mark’s Musings – September 26, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 26, 2018

The 167th annual Coshocton County Fair kicks off this Friday and while we’re enjoying the rides, the hustle and bustle of the midway, the events at the grandstand, the livestock shows or just visiting with friends and family, there are a tremendous number of people that make the fair possible. Here’s a partial list but […]

Mark’s Musings – September 19, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 19, 2018

Coshocton County is so much more than the sum of its individual parts as those that live here know very well. Sure, you can drive up and down the streets and look at the empty storefronts and not recognize that there are people working really hard to get them filled, retained and restored. Some have […]

Mark’s Musings – September 12, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 12, 2018

Rain, rain, go away? Or not. Well, maybe on the weekend so we can get outside and get some fall work done. We all know that we needed some rain as the creeks and rivers were drying up and the cornstalks were turning brown probably a bit before their time – although I am not […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 19, 2018

On Oct. 18,  2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Justin K. Parks, of West Lafayette, was cited for excessive acceleration, OVI and OVI low test.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 19, 2018

On Oct. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accident 7:25 A.M.  Julie Green of Coshocton struck a parked vehicle at the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office.   3:36 P.M.  Eric Scher of Millersport, Ohio was eastbound on US 36 and while changing lanes struck a vehicle operated by […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 18, 2018

On Oct. 17, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a parking complaint in the 700 block of North Kirk Street.   A resident in the 700 block of North Oak Street reported telecommunications harassment.   A resident in the 300 block of East 7th Street reported a noise complaint.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 18, 2018

On Oct. 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accident 10:23 A.M.  John Worthington of Coshocton was backing from his driveway at 803 Pine Street when he backed across the road, through the front yard and into the porch of 810 Pine Street.   11:00 A.M.  James McGinnis […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 17, 2018

On Oct. 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accident 3:19 P.M.  Randall Harstine of Coshocton was backing up at the intersection of Hill Streets and Whitewoman Street when he struck a parked vehicle owned by Shelly Materials.   Complaints 10:17 A.M.  Jay Phillips of Coshocton reported the […]

Legal Notice

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF TRINITEE MIARA-LEANN LOMAX TO TRINITEE MIARA-LEANN MARSHALL Case No. 21860019 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Notice is hereby given to all interested persons and to Donald Lomax whose last known address is 1856 Oak Street, […]

Obituaries

Charles F. Carroll Jr.

COSHOCTON – Charles F. Carroll Jr., 78, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Regional Medical Center on Thursday October 18, 2018. He was born in Coshocton on April 26, 1940. He served in the United States Navy before retiring from John Hill Trucking. Charles was a member of the Coshocton Eagles Lodge and the […]

Sharon A McCoy

Sharon A McCoy

COSHOCTON – Sharon A McCoy, 69, of Coshocton passed away at Morrison House Hospice in Zanesville on Thursday October 18, 2018. Sharon was born in Coshocton on April 25, 1949 to Paul and Delores (Wilson) Montgomery. She was a devoted homemaker throughout all of her life, she loved baking and cooking for her family and […]

Irene Ayers

Irene Ayers

COSHOCTON – Irene (Gorby) Ayers, 88, of Coshocton, passed away surrounded by her loved ones in the comfort of her home on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Irene was born in Middlebourne, WV on August 9, 1930 to the late Claude and Agnes (Hill) Gorby. After high school, she went West Liberty College for Dental Hygiene, […]

William F. “Bill” Shannon

William F. “Bill” Shannon

COSHOCTON – William F. “Bill” Shannon, 69, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Wednesday October 17, 2018. Bill was born in Bowling Green, Ohio on April 9, 1949 to the late Frank L. and Patricia A. Miskimens. He graduated from Coshocton High School in 1968 and was drafted in the US Army where […]

Ethel “Yvonne” Hood

Ethel “Yvonne” Hood

FRAZEYSBURG – Ethel “Yvonne” Hood, 82, of Frazeysburg went to be with our Lord and Savior Saturday, October 13, 2018. Yvonne was born April 13, 1936 in Trinway, Ohio.  She was the daughter of the late Leslie E. Freshwater and the late Ida E. (Braudy) Freshwater Holdren.  Yvonne was a 1954 graduate of Frazeysburg High […]

Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger

Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger

COSHOCTON – Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger, 77, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton Regional Medical Center Emergency Room on Friday October 12, 2018. Gene was born in Coshocton County, Ohio to the late Alton and Mildred (Herman) Lautenschleger on September 25, 1941.  He graduated from Keene High School in 1960 and served in the Ohio […]

E-Edition

October 17, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 17, 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! Click to view the 2018 Jr. Fair Auction section.

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

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 10, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 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!

October 3, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 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!

September 26, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 26, 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!

September 19, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 19, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease hits Ohio

| October 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – Ohio is seeing an increase in cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in schools across the state. HFMD is a common viral infection that most often causes outbreaks in the summer and fall. What are the symptoms of HFMD? This illness generally is mild. Symptoms include tiny blisters in the mouth […]

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Escape rooms for teens to be hosted by libraries

Escape rooms for teens to be hosted by libraries

| October 17, 2018

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Public Library and West Lafayette Branch Library will host three escape room events for teens in grades 7 – 12. On Oct. 18 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the West Lafayette Branch and at Coshocton Library on Oct. 29 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. or from 6:45 – 7:30 p.m., teens […]

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Oster, McCarty presented with awards

Oster, McCarty presented with awards

| October 17, 2018

COSHOCTON – Steve Oster and Dave McCarty were recently honored for their dedication to serving the developmentally disabled community. Oster, superintendent of the Coshocton County Board of Developmentally Disabled, received the Steven R. Cooley Award in recognition of his excellent leadership and commitment in supporting self determination. He received the award from the Ohio Self […]

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Coshocton Visitors Bureau recognized for marketing excellence

Coshocton Visitors Bureau recognized for marketing excellence

| October 17, 2018

SANDUSKY – The Coshocton Visitors Bureau recently received recognition for achievement in marketing and advertising at the Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards presentation, held Sept. 26 in Sandusky, Ohio. The Coshocton Visitors Bureau received RUBY Awards for their Three Rivers Wine Trail Brochure, Three Rivers Wine Trail Digital Map, and Email Newsletter. Certificates of Distinction […]

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Ridgewood General Store holds grand opening

Ridgewood General Store holds grand opening

| October 17, 2018

WEST LAFAYETTE – Smiling, friendly employees greeted customers as Ridgewood General Store held its grand opening on Monday, Oct. 15. “It’s been busy all morning,” said store manager, Robbin Sees. “We’ll be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. We are closed on Sunday, now, but plan to be open on Sundays down […]

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