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Library holds rock painting class

Library holds rock painting class

WEST LAFAYETTE – Kerry Addy of Newcomerstown and Wilda Caplinger of West Lafayette, were two of several participants in a rock painting program for teens and adults held July 21 at the West Lafayette Branch Library. The program was a part of the library’s summer reading program, which this year had the theme, “Build a […]

CBHC celebrates 45th anniversary

CBHC celebrates 45th anniversary

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices celebrated its 45th anniversary with a community open house and ribbon cutting for its 14 new recovery apartments designed as another way to help people on their road to sobriety. “Addiction treatment works, but people need a stable, sober place to stay,” said Beth Cormack, CBHC’s executive director. She […]

Community invited to outdoor worship and lunch

Community invited to outdoor worship and lunch

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton community is invited to join four congregations for worship and lunch at Court Square, 10 a.m., Sunday, July 30. This is a fifth Sunday Faith and Fellowship day.  In place of preaching, we will be sharing our faith in the fellowship of other believers of different denominations. Following the previous day’s […]

School districts agree to allow Jefferson County ESC to oversee alternative school

COSHOCTON – Coshocton, Ridgewood and River View’s school boards recently passed resolutions to authorize the Jefferson County Educational Service Center to operate the alternative school in Coshocton County. “For years all three school districts in the county oversaw the alternative school and one was always the fiscal agent,” said Dalton Summers, River View’s superintendent. “When […]

Hangin’ in the sky with Cloud Climbers

Hangin’ in the sky with Cloud Climbers

COSHOCTON COUNTY – On any given Tuesday morning, about a mile off of Township Road 253 on a dusty gravel road, you can find a group of down-to-earth, good-natured guys doing what they love to do best – fly model airplanes. A friendly “Hello” and a handshake welcome you to this beautifully-landscaped hilltop where you […]

Women in agriculture hands-on tractor night announced

Women in agriculture hands-on tractor night announced

COSHOCTON – OSU Extension and JD Equipment are hosting a Hands-On Tractor Night for Women in Agriculture on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The purposes of this fun evening are to provide a comfortable environment for operating equipment and asking questions, as well as networking with other women involved in agriculture in our area. Women will have […]

Sports

2010 CHS grad named head coach at Maysville

COSHOCTON – Dave Brown, a 2010 Coshocton High School graduate, dreamed of being a head basketball coach and this winter his dream will come true. Brown spent two years as an assistant boys’ basketball coach for the Maysville High School Panthers and will now take over the program. “This is a dream come true for […]

New practice board installed at CHS tennis courts

New practice board installed at CHS tennis courts

COSHOCTON – The 2017 Coshocton High School Tennis Booster Club raised funds to build a practice backboard for the players and community to use. Under the leadership of Shantelle Coffman, president, the booster club reached out and did several fundraisers during the 2017 tennis season. Funds were secured and the construction of the new practice […]

Hitting derby and fast pitch contest organized by Ridgewood Rec

WEST LAFAYETTE – A hitting derby and fast pitch contest is being hosted by Ridgewood Rec on Saturday, July 29. The baseball portion of the event will be held on Field B by Ridgewood High School. Cost is $5 per event, and children can register the day of the event. Times are: 10 a.m. – […]

Team nine is leading Elks golf league

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Coshocton #376 and Newcomerstown #1555 Elks golf league teams met July 17 at Hickory Flats Golf Course for week six of the season. Results were: Low gross – (34) Ernie Conkle; low net – (29) Ron Richards; high points – (14.00) Ron Richards; most bogeys – (6) Todd Davis; most pars […]

Bassmasters fish at Atwood Lake

  COSHOCTON – The Three Rivers Bassmasters held their July 16 tournament at Attwood Lake. First place went to John Fielden, 1.85lbs.; second – Brett Lingo, 1.11 lbs.; third – Gary Mansfield,  1.05 lbs.; big bass – Brett Lingo, 1.11 lbs. Three Rivers Bassmasters is a local bass fishing club. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each […]

13th annual Black Bears Summer Track and Field Meet held

13th annual Black Bears Summer Track and Field Meet held

WARSAW – The cheers were loud as competitors of all ages gathered at the 13th annual Black Bear Summer Track and Field All Comers Classic was held on Saturday, July 8 at Don Rushing Stadium at River View High School. Anyone, ages 4 and up, was welcome to compete in a variety of events. Cyrus […]

Opinion

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 […]

Mark’s Musings – July 12, 2017

Mark’s Musings – July 12, 2017

Anytime that you can pull together several businesses and organizations throughout the community to create something cool that is a good thing. There are numerous examples of this spread around Coshocton County – the Playvilion at Lake Park is just one example that comes to mind. The most recent example is of course, the artPARK […]

Mark’s Musings – July 5, 2017

Mark’s Musings – July 5, 2017

Puppy, monkey, baby. Puppy, monkey, baby. You’ve seen the commercial. I admit, it’s pretty fast paced for a guy my age. I am finding that, frankly, I can’t even keep up with some of the modern television commercials and their fast talking glib spokespeople anymore. That is kind of sad but life moves on. Let’s […]

Mark’s Musings – June 28, 2017

Mark’s Musings – June 28, 2017

Our community stood tall last week. When it was first announced that the remains of Private Eugene “Gene” J. Appleby, a member of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, were returning home to Coshocton after he was identified through DNA following decades of missing in action, the pride and respect for our military […]

Mark’s Musings – June 21, 2017

Mark’s Musings – June 21, 2017

This could be your lucky day. Well, not in the sense that you may think it is your lucky day. You may define that as winning the lottery, being able to retire, getting a hole in one at the golf course or the Browns being declared the Super Bowl winner before the season even starts […]

Mark’s Musings – June 14, 2017

Mark’s Musings – June 14, 2017

Penguins, huh? Let’s look at it this way. If the Penguins can make it happen two years in a row, then why not the Cavs? Huh? Yes, why not. Monday night’s game has not happened as I write this so it could be over or the Cavs could be on the cusp of making history […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 21, 2017

  On July 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:12 P.M. Carolyn Stutzman of Warsaw was traveling south on State Route 83 when she fell asleep and went off the right side of the road and struck a sign.   Complaints 7:52 A.M. Troyer Engine on […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 20, 2017

On July 19, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 5 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 12:49 P.M. Taylor Bryant of Coshocton was attempting to turn intot he Family Dollar across westbound traffic and was waived on by another vehicle and was then struck by Terry Brock of Coshocton.   2:10 P.M. Sabrina Queen […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for July 19, 2017

On July 18, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a report of a theft at Circle K.   Chase H. Eggleston, of Newcomerstown, was cited for fictitious plates, driving while under a financial responsibility act suspension and failure to reinstate.   Officer responded to the 600 block of […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 19, 2017

On July 18, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:45 A.M. Brenda Griffith of West Lafayette was traveling west bound on CR 16 when she passed out, went off the right side of the roadway, then came onto the roadway and went off the left side of […]

Legal Notice

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio Samuel D. maple Plaintiff VS. ROXIE VIOLA YOUNG, ET. AL Defendant CASE NO. 2017CI0238 TO SUSAN K. YOUNG AKA SUSAN YOUNG MEHRING AKA SUSAN YOUNG MURRAY, IF LIVING, AND WALTER MEHRING AKA WALTER MURRAY, IF LIVING, AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, PERSONAL […]

Legal Notice

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF AADEN DEVAUGHN GRIFFITH TO AADEN LEE WOODBY Case No. 21760019 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons and to Keondre Griffith, whose last know address is 2496 Glenview Way, […]

Obituaries

Scott W. Simpson

Scott W. Simpson

COSHOCTON – Scott W. Simpson, 24, of Coshocton, OH and Madison, WI died July 14, 2017. He was born on April 1, 1993 in Zanesville, OH, the son of Wes and Ann (Landschulz) Simpson. Scott graduated from Coshocton High School in 2011 and went on to study physics at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. During his […]

Pansy I. VanValien

COSHOCTON – Pansy I. VanValien, 83, of Coshocton passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Genesis Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio following an extended illness. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Free Funeral Home. Pastors Phil and Karen Gibson will be officiating. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery, friends may call […]

JEROMESVILLE – Ellsworth Cox, 89, born on December 26, 1927, in Uhrichsville, OH, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife, of 69 years, Edwinna (Stewart) Cox., and five children, Jeffrey (Ann) Cox, Reynoldsburg, OH, Marlyn (Ken) Krueger , Napoleon, OH, Diane Leicy, Mansfield, OH, Steve (Dixie) Cox, Gahanna, OH, […]

Lucas “Luke” Ross Rastorfer

Lucas “Luke” Ross Rastorfer

AKRON – Lucas “Luke” Ross Rastorfer, 36, of Akron passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at his home.  He was born in Barberton, Ohio on July 17, 1980. Luke’s passion was carpentry, he started working as a carpenter when he was 11 years old and he continued to do so throughout his adult life.  He […]

Adrian Wayne Welling

COSHOCTON – Adrian Wayne Welling, age 84, passed away Saturday, July 15th at Signature Care of Coshocton, following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Prairie Chapel Cemetery. Minister Bill Jones will be officiating. To honor Adrian’s request, there will be a private family viewing at Free […]

John H. Fisher

John H. Fisher

COSHOCTON – John H. Fisher Jr., 57, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Monday July 17, 2017. John was born in Coshocton on October 5, 1959 to the late John H. Fisher Sr. and Juanita (Saylor) Fisher. John had worked at several businesses throughout his life including Prince’s Wrecker Service, Jones Oil, Albert […]

E-Edition

July 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

July 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!

July 12, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

July 12, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 5, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

July 5, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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June 28, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

June 28, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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June 21, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

June 21, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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June 14, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

June 14, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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Afternoon of Gospel Music planned at fairgrounds

Afternoon of Gospel Music planned at fairgrounds

| July 20, 2017

COSHOCTON – Butterfly Productions Unlimited LLC will host an afternoon of Gospel Music featuring Columbus State’s Gospel Vocal Ensemble on Saturday, July 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds Rotary Pavilion, 707 Kenilworth Ave. A love offering will be taken. There will be limited seating or you can bring your own […]

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River View board approves base salary change for school year

| July 19, 2017

WARSAW – The River View Board of Education met July 13. Prior to the regular meeting a public notice meeting was held for the purpose of allowing public participation in regards to the retiring and re-employment of Terri Lowery, literacy coach and Sharon Wachtel, EMIS coordinator back to their current positions with the River View […]

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Ridgewood Board of Education approves personnel changes

| July 19, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Local School Board met in regular session on July 17 with all members present. The meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was given. Treasurer Jay Tingle gave the financial report. It was then approved by the Board. A donation of musical instruments was accepted from Alex […]

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Free discussion on experiencing the God sound in all life

| July 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – The public is invited to an open spiritual discussion exploring the topic of “Experiencing The God Sound in All Life” on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to noon at Lake Park, 23253 State Route 83 North. This free event will be held in shelter number eight. Divine Spirit expresses itself in many […]

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Operation Christmas Child project leader workshops scheduled

| July 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Do you love packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child? If so, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to attend one of the Operation Christmas Child project leader workshop on all things shoeboxes and Operation Christmas Child. Learn about the impact of shoeboxes and the power of multiplication through The Greatest Journey discipleship […]

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