Community News

Performing Arts Center sets the stage for the 2017-2018 season

Performing Arts Center sets the stage for the 2017-2018 season

NEW PHILADELPHIA – On Aug. 18, the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center 2017-18 season launches with comedian Lucas Bohn, the first of 25 diverse and high quality performances. The season will also feature concerts, Broadway shows, family shows and additional comedy. “This season is highlighted by multiple award winning entertainers,” said Dr. […]

Waggoner Cemetery Memorial Service held

Waggoner Cemetery Memorial Service held

WEST LAFAYETTE – The first burial was held in Waggoner Cemetery in 1811 and some of the words can still be read on the tombstone. On May 20, the day the Friends of Waggoner Cemetery held their annual Memorial Service this stone was decorated with pink flowers. Michelle Carpenter is an Oxford Township Trustee and […]

Warsaw alumni hand out scholarships

Warsaw alumni hand out scholarships

WARSAW – Around 180 people took part in a more than 100 year old tradition this past Saturday. The 107th annual Warsaw Alumni Association Banquet was held May 20 at Warsaw Elementary School with the following classes being honored: 1937, 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962, and River View 1967. “People come to reminisce and go […]

Roscoe Tigers still roaring

Roscoe Tigers still roaring

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 […]

Swim program volunteers give back to local pools

Swim program volunteers give back to local pools

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 […]

Ridgewood drama department to film anti-bullying video

Ridgewood drama department to film anti-bullying video

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 […]

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

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

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 21, 2017

On May 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 12:05 A.M. Marie Mast and Andrew Yoder both of Millersburg were cited for underage consumption.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 20, 2017

On May 19, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:38 P.M. Celia Everhart of Coshocton failed to yield at a stop sign striking a vehicle operated by Richard Ryan of Coshocton.   4:05 P.M. Jerome Hebron of Coshocton was exiting an alleyway onto Sycamore Street when he […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 19, 2017

On May 18, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 3:24 A.M. Thomas Larue was arrested and charged with aggravated disorderly conduct.   8:14 A.M. Coshocton Regional Medical Center reported a possible stabbing.   8:00 P.M. Virgil Clapper of Coshocton reported a theft.   […]

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 formally 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 17, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 17, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 10, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 10, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 3, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

May 3, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 26, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 26, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 12, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 12, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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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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Coshocton Youth Chorale spring finale concert set for Friday, May 26

Coshocton Youth Chorale spring finale concert set for Friday, May 26

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON — Fifty-six area high school students in the Coshocton Youth Chorale will perform their spring finale concert on Friday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Roscoe United Methodist Church. The Coshocton Youth Chorale is sponsored by the Coshocton Community Choir, and is directed by Charles R. Snyder. The group is comprised of singers […]

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How to properly display the American flag

How to properly display the American flag

| May 22, 2017

Displaying the American flag is a way to show your patriotism and pride in our country. However, the flag cannot be hung any way you may want it. There are certain guidelines to follow when displaying and caring for your flag. Russell Hammond, of the Coshocton County Veterans Service Office, offered these tips. When the […]

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Century National Bank breaks ground

Century National Bank breaks ground

| May 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Century National Bank, a division of The Park National Bank, had a groundbreaking ceremony on its future additional site on Third Street in Coshocton on Friday, May 19. “We couldn’t do this without our customers in Coshocton,” said Beccy Porteus, vice president of Century National Bank. “We hope to better serve them in […]

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Children invited to Imagination Journeys at museum

| May 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – It’s summer time, a time for traveling and playing. Children ages 2 – 8 years are invited to take Imagination Journeys at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on Tuesday mornings in June from 10 – 10:40 a.m. Each week, children will travel to a new place or a new time with the help of artifacts, […]

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