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4-H fundraisers going on

4-H fundraisers going on

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County 4-H currently has two great fundraisers going on in order to raise money to send youth to Coshocton County 4-H Camp at 4-H Camp Ohio. You can support 4-H by making purchases through Schwans-Cares online or by phone and using campaign ID 17448 or by searching Coshocton County 4-H. You can […]

Ring the Bells raises money for Habitat for Humanity

Ring the Bells raises money for Habitat for Humanity

COSHOCTON – The sound of bells were heard in the fellowship hall of the Coshocton Presbyterian Church as they hosted the 15th annual Ring the Bells for Habitat. “All of you here are saints because we’re gathering here together to listen to this beautiful music and take up a collection for Habitat,” said Rolanda Hunt, […]

Benefit concert held

Benefit concert held

WARSAW – The Jason Pendola Band hosted its Rockin’ for Bob concert on March 28, at River View High School in the auditorium. The late Bob Brems was one of the band’s biggest fans and they wanted to find a way to give back to his family. All proceeds from the concert went to help […]

Warning sirens to be tested

Warning sirens to be tested

COSHOCTON – April’s monthly test of outdoor warning sirens will take place Wednesday, April 1 at 10 a.m. The monthly test will also promote public awareness of the seven warning sirens located throughout the county. These seven sirens are located at Bakersville, Conesville, Coshocton City, Canal Lewisville, Pleasant Valley, West Lafayette, and Walhonding Valley Fire […]

Coshocton Farmers Market is moving

Coshocton Farmers Market is moving

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Farmers Market is excited to announce that it will be in a new location this season – the 300 block of Main Street. The market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, May 2 through Oct. 31, and will still offer the same great selection of plants, fresh fruits […]

Sports

Congrats to the Hopewell Indians

Congrats to the Hopewell Indians

COSHOCTON – This year Hopewell sent two teams to the Special Olympics State Tournament which was held March 27-28. Hopewell’s black team ended its season on March 28, by winning the Division II State Title with a 65-53 final score. Leading scorers were K-Marr Cooper, Josh Noe, Tanner Schie and Austin Saylor. This was the […]

Pep rally held for Hopewell teams

Pep rally held for Hopewell teams

COSHOCTON – The Village People, aka Hopewell’s basketball coaches, got their players and fans pumped up for their Special Olympics State Tournament games. Hopewell’s red team will play at 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Kent State Tuscarawas and the black team will play at 4 p.m. at Dover Middle School. If they win on […]

Flip-N-Out Gymnastics sending girls to national meets

Flip-N-Out Gymnastics sending girls to national meets

KIMBOLTON – Gymnastics is Brianna Brown’s life and she is just one of many dedicated girls from Flip-N-Out Gymnastics who are taking their skills to nationals. “All 24 members of our gymnastics team qualified, but we aren’t sure who is going to be able to go yet,” said Wendy Guilliams, who owns the gym. “It’s […]

Hopewell headed to state

Hopewell headed to state

COSHOCTON – The Hopewell Indians are sending both of their Special Olympics basketball teams to the state tournament. The red team will play at 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Kent State Tuscarawas and the black team will play at 4 p.m. at Dover Middle School. If they win on Friday, the red team will […]

A little help

A little help

COSHOCTON – The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the NWTF (National Wild Turkey Federation) held its annual banquet at Lake Park Pavilion on Saturday evening, March 7. Those in attendance enjoyed a delicious meal catered by Schumaker Farms and took part in various raffles with the opportunity to win prizes – with the main purpose to […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – April 1, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 1, 2015

City crews have been out in earnest patching and filling potholes. In fact, they were working on Saturday and were also out early on Monday morning. Be sure to say a kind word when you see them. I thought Notre Dame was going to pull off the upset against Kentucky but that was a no […]

Mark’s Musings – March 25, 2015

Mark’s Musings – March 25, 2015

Just saw a lady at the post office with yellow “smiley face” mittens. That will make your day! It was a bright spot on an otherwise cold, windy March day here in Coshocton County. I thought we had warm weather on the way. Sure, it is – with the key words being “On the way”. […]

What does the church have to offer the community

To The Editor, A few weeks ago I received a communication from the Beacon inviting our church to participate in the sixth edition of “Faith Renewed” – a section of the Beacon that would be encouraging faith, hope and spiritual growth in the community. The letter said that although Coshocton’s economic situation was improving there […]

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2015

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2015

The final community conversation was held last Thursday evening at the Frontier Power Community Room. If you have often wished for the opportunity to voice your opinion about everything good – and bad – about our community – this was your chance. If you knew about it, and didn’t go, that would be like complaining […]

Mark’s Musings – March 11, 2015

Mark’s Musings – March 11, 2015

Our community stands tall this week. Kids America was awarded the grand prize of $10,000 from Peoples Bank in a contest ranging over several counties. Kids America was the top vote getter in the “Building a Stronger Community” contest that began last fall and concluded at the end of February. Our community – and specifically […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 31, 2015

On March 30, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and five complaint(s). Complaints 9:25AM: WHILE ON ROUTINE PATROL THE LITTER OFFICER LOCATED AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON THE HAUL ROAD BETWEEN CR7 AND CR123 IN LINTON TOWNSHIP   10:02AM: WHILE ON ROUTINE PATROL THE LITTER OFFICER LOCATED AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON TR 145 IN […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 30, 2015

On March 29 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and zero complaint(s). Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 29, 2015

On March 28 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and one complaint(s). Accidents – DARREL LANHAM OF DRESDEN, WAS SOUTHBOUND ON CO RD 367 WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO STOP AT A STOP SIGN AT THE INTERSECTION OF CO RD 37 AND SR 541 AND STRUCK A VEHICLE OPERATED BY ANDREW HOPKINS OF LEWIS CENTER, OHIO. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 28, 2015

On March 27 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Complaints – MISTY GATES OF COSHOCTON REPORTED SOMEONE STRUCK HER CAR AND LEFT THE SCENE. – PHILLIP FINE OF CONESVILLE WAS ARRESTED FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 27, 2015

On March 26 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and one complaint(s). Complaints – RANDY CARPENTER OF CONESVILLE REPORTED AN UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

James Tubbs Sr.

James Tubbs Sr.

James “Jim” Tubbs Sr., 78, of Coshocton passed away Monday March 30, 2015 at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Coshocton on April 11, 1936 to the late Earl Tubbs and Mary (Seward) Howlett. Jim served in the United States Army during the Korean War, worked at Pretty Products for Forty-Three and a […]

William David Herrell

William David Herrell

ZANESVILLE – William David Herrell, Zanesville, former Plainfield resident, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room. Born May 20, 1947 in Portland, Maine, he was the son of Bill and Grace (Sylvester) Herrell. He was a disabled Vietnam Veteran who retired from the USAF in 1987 as a […]

Jack S. Cullison

Jack S. Cullison

WARSAW – Jack Sherwood Cullison, 90, of Warsaw died Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Coshocton Springs Care Center after a lengthy battle with melanoma. He was born March 10, 1925 in Danville to the late Benjamin Earl and Luella Hazel (Stricker) Cullison. Jack retired as postmaster at Warsaw; he served 28 years with the […]

Colleen M. Booth

Colleen M. Booth

COSHOCTON- Colleen Marie Booth, 75, of Arthur Ave., died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville. She was born Nov. 24, 1939 in Coshocton to the late James A. and Olga Marie (Duhamel) D’Ostroph.  She was a 1958 graduate of Coshocton High School.  She was a member of New Life Ministries […]

Oden A. Murray

Oden A. Murray

COSHOCTON – Oden Alvorise Murray, 91, of Coshocton, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. He was born January 15, 1924 in Coshocton to the late Harvey D. and Cleo (Cullison) Murray. He retired in 1987 from the Buckeye Fabric Finishing Co. in Coshocton.  He was a 1942 graduate of Coshocton […]

E-Edition

April 1, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 1, 2015 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!

March 25, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

March 25, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 18, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

March 18, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 11, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

March 11, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 4, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

March 4, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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