Community News

Peoples Bank recognizes Dean Hettinger as Hometown Hero

Peoples Bank recognizes Dean Hettinger as Hometown Hero

COSHOCTON – Peoples Bank named Lt. Dean Hettinger as a winner in the Peoples Bank Hometown Heroes Award contest. From May 2 through Sept. 2, Peoples Bank invited the public to nominate local heroes for special recognition. Fourteen nominated heroes were randomly selected from throughout the bank’s markets in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Each […]

Shop For Your Sweetheart in Historic Roscoe Village

COSHOCTON – Attend the Shop For Your Sweetheart event in the Lock Landing at the Roscoe Village Visitor Center on Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A free door prize will be given away every hour. Vendors will be selling homemade chocolates, handcrafted jewelry, delicious baked goods, handmade teddy bears, and more unique gifts. […]

Coshocton Baptist’s planning Winterfest for the community

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Baptist Church is inviting the public to come enjoy a winter wonderland. The church’s first Winterfest for families will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at the church located at 1631 Denman Ave. The church will be decorated with a winter theme and there will be music, face […]

Public gathers health, safety and wellness info at expo

Public gathers health, safety and wellness info at expo

COSHOCTON – A steady flow of people browsed through the booths at the Health, Safety and Wellness Expo on Jan. 21 at Kids America. “We had tons and tons of good stuff here,” said Amy Stockdale, director of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce. “There were 45 booths plus several set up by the hospital.” […]

Rust Decor to open one weekend a month

Rust Decor to open one weekend a month

COSHOCTON – Jennifer Coffman loves to take something old and make it new and she will now be sharing her talents with the public one weekend a month. Rust Decor at 1247 E. Main St., will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays the first weekend […]

Licking County Crime Stoppers seeking info on person of interest

Licking County Crime Stoppers seeking info on person of interest

NEWARK – Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information that can help Newark Police identify a person of interest, that was seen in the area of a shooting on Dec. 4, 2016 in the 200 block of West Church Street at approximately 7:00 p.m. Anyone with information on the whereabouts […]

Sports

RVHS takes third at their home swimming invitational

COSHOCTON – River View Swimming hosted 18 schools at its invite at the Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium on Saturday, Jan. 21. Both the boys and girls placed third overall. Medalists for the girls team include Lindsey Ashcraft, third in the 200 Individual Medley (2:48.97), and in the 100 Breaststroke (1:24.33), Shawna Shroyer, third in the […]

OHSAA Football State Championships moving to Canton in 2017 and 2018

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton in 2017 and 2018 following approval from the OHSAA Board of Directors at its January meeting Thursday, Jan. 19. The OHSAA staff had previously confirmed its intent to return to Canton […]

OHSAA baseball pitch count regulation approved for 2017

COLUMBUS – Details for a nationally-mandated pitch count restriction in high school baseball were approved Thursday by the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors at its January meeting. Last year, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) informed all states that they were required to have a pitch count limit instead […]

RVHS to participate in statewide military appreciate night

RVHS to participate in statewide military appreciate night

WARSAW – River View High School will participate in the Friday, Jan. 20 statewide Ohio High School Athletic Association Military Appreciation Night. Anyone serving, enlisting or a a veteran in the military (Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Navy or Air Force) is invited to River View Luther Stover Gymnasium to be recognized and honored at River […]

River View swimming sweeps Newark in dual meet

WARSAW – River View hosted Newark on Tuesday night, Jan. 17. The girls won by a score of 117-57, and the boys 99-15. Scoring for the girls were Emily Jacobs, third (2:54.20), and Destiny Daugherty, four (3:32.15) in the 200 free, Paige Bemiller, third (3:42.41), and Shelby Barnett, fourth (4:02.10) in the 200 IM, Jesse […]

RVJH wrestlers place fourth at invite

RVJH wrestlers place fourth at invite

WARSAW – River View Jr. High Wrestling finished fourth out of 12 teams at the Indian Valley Invitational. Top placers, pictured from left are: (134) Joseph Eckelberry – second; (104) Javen Bice – fifth; (128) Timmy Roberts – fifth; (80) Ben Martin – third; (116) Brady Philabaum – second; and (110) Austin Philabaum – second.

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 18, 2017

            There were several good games this past weekend in the NFL. The Steelers versus the Chiefs, and of course, the Packers against the Cowboys. That was a great one. Can anyone knock off the Patriots? I give the edge right now to the Packers against the Falcons and the […]

Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 11, 2017

            How did I miss it? The Columbus Blue Jackets win streak of course. It ended last Thursday evening against the Washington Capitals in a 5-0 loss – but winning 16 games straight in the NHL is something to be proud of. Right now the Blue Jackets have more wins […]

Mark’s Musings – January 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – January 4, 2017

            Okay! Okay! I get it. Perhaps I went a step too far in last week’s column. As I lay here like a slug, that is, after all, my only defense, I need to address the now 1-14 Browns. What? You say, “Wait a minute Mark, the season – at […]

Mark’s Musings – December 28, 2016

Mark’s Musings – December 28, 2016

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas, enjoyed lots of time with your family and made some cherished memories. It’s hard not to think of that fair city to the north at Christmas time. After all, it’s where they filmed perhaps one of the greatest movies of all time, “A Christmas Story”. And as […]

Mark’s Musings – December 21, 2016

Mark’s Musings – December 21, 2016

            The weather seems to be about as crazy as the never ending political drama. Funny, I thought the election was over and decided. Now we are hearing that the Russians may have been meddling in our election – which would be like trying to prevent the French from producing […]

Mark’s Musings – December 14, 2016

Mark’s Musings – December 14, 2016

            The weather seems to be about as crazy as the never ending political drama. Funny, I thought the election was over and decided. Now we are hearing that the Russians may have been meddling in our election – which would be like trying to prevent the French from producing […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for Jan. 23, 2017

On Jan. 22, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a report of loud music in the 300 block West Main Street.   Officer received an animal complaint in the 500 block of George Street.   A resident in the 600 block Plainfield Road reported a fire. Officer responded […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 23, 2017

  On Jan. 22, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 8 complaint(s).   Accidents 3:20 P.M. The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle non-injury accident in the 100 block of South Second St.   Complaints 12:07 A.M. A 15 year old male from Keene Twp. was arrested for Domestic Violence and […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 22, 2017

On Jan. 21, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 1 complaint(s).   Accidents 7:45 P.M. Dustin W. Dobson was traveling on SR 541 near TR 51 when he lost control of his vehicle, struck an embankment, and came to rest in a pond.   Complaints 9:11 A.M. John P. Pahoundis of Coshocton reported the […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 21, 2017

  On Jan. 20, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 1 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 12:44 P.M. A Coshocton male reported being assaulted.   Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

West Lafayette Police Department report for Jan. 22, 2017

On Jan. 21, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received parking complaint in the 500 block West Main Street.   Officer received a neighbor complaint in the 300 block of East 4th Street.   Officer received an animal complaint in the 400 block of East 4th Street.   A […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 20, 2017

On Jan. 19, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 5 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 11:05 A.M. A Warsaw business reported illegal dumping of trash in their dumpster.   12:20 P.M. Lacie M. Arnold of Coshocton was arrested and charged with assault.   12:58 P.M. Matthew W. Miller of Put In Bay […]

Obituaries

Donald Allen Stroup

COSHOCTON – Donald Allen Stroup, age 64, of Coshocton, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 from complications from diabetes. He was born in Coshocton County on November 10, 1952, to the late Tom and Margaret (Burgess) Stroup. Don graduated from Coshocton High School in 1971 and worked for 42 years at Coshocton County Memorial […]

Vivian Colleen Crenshaw

COSHOCTON – Vivian Colleen Crenshaw, age 82, of Coshocton, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 20, 2017. She was born on May 25, 1934 in Coshocton County to the late Raymond and Mildred (Crossley) Fallon. Vivian attended Keene and Sacred Heart Schools. Before retiring, she worked as a Home Health Aide, worked at […]

Charles W. Duncan

Charles W. Duncan

WARSAW – Charles W. “Charlie” Duncan, 82, of Warsaw passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born in Conesville on September 4, 1934 to the late Alfred M. and Blanche M. (Worthington) Duncan. Charlie was a graduate of Conesville High School in 1952 and has worked as a dairy […]

I. June (McCullough) Lingo

COSHOCTON – I. June (McCullough) Lingo, 96, of Coshocton passed away at Signature Health Care of Coshocton on Thursday January 19, 2017.  June was born in Mt. Victory, Ohio on March 3, 1920 to the late Hosea and Pearl (Predmore) McCullough.  June was a homemaker throughout her life, enjoyed collecting antiques, attending antique auctions and […]

Marilyn Ruth Amstutz

Marilyn Ruth Amstutz

COSHOCTON – Marilyn Ruth Amstutz, (nee Caulier), 74, of Coshocton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16th, 2017. She was born October 9th, 1942, in Coshocton, OH to the late Alexander and Virginia Caulier. She is survived by her loving partner, Max Lucas and her beloved daughters, Wendy (Keith) Ault, Lori […]

Everett C. Rodabaugh

Everett C. Rodabaugh

COSHOCTON – Everett C. Rodabaugh, age 100, of Coshocton, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017. Everett was born to the late Arthur and Rose (Bobski) Rodabaugh on August 19, 1916 in Creston, Iowa. During World War II, Everett served in the Merchant Marine as a Lieutenant Commander on a Liberty Ship. Everett retired from […]

E-Edition

2017 Health, Safety and Wellness Expo Program

2017 Health, Safety and Wellness Expo Program

January 18, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

January 18, 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!

January 11, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

January 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!

January 4, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

January 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!

December 28, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

December 28, 2016 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!

December 21, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

December 21, 2016 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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Warsaw State of the Village

Warsaw State of the Village

| January 19, 2017

I am happy to bring to you a positive report as I present the State of the Village Address.  Financially we finished, once again, in the black for 2016, thanks to a very knowledgeable Fiscal officer, an excellent Village Administrator and committed council members. However, there are others who help make this a “good year’s […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 19, 2017

| January 19, 2017

  On Jan. 18, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 2 complaint(s).   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 6:40 A.M. An illegal dump site was discovered at a Coshocton business at the Downtowner Plaza.   9:30 A.M. An illegal dump site was discovered on CR 368 neat SR 715 in NewCastle Twp.   Source: […]

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NWTF honors Darin Abbott as Wildlife Officer of the Year

NWTF honors Darin Abbott as Wildlife Officer of the Year

| January 19, 2017

ATHENS – The Ohio Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently honored Wildlife Officer Darin Abbott with the State Officer of the Year Award. Officer Abbott has been serving Ohioans as a wildlife officer since 2003 and is currently assigned to Lawrence County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A […]

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Kiwanis donates to Save the Coshocton Planetarium Fund

Kiwanis donates to Save the Coshocton Planetarium Fund

| January 18, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Kiwanis Club of Coshocton donated $5,000 to the Save the Coshocton Planetarium Fund and presented the check to Ron Derewecki, who serves as the chairman of the group at the club meeting held on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Coshocton Elks Lodge. Pictured are Kiwanis Club Vice-President Denise Shample, Derewecki and Kiwanis […]

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Columbus VA Mobile Medical Unit scheduled for Coshocton

Columbus VA Mobile Medical Unit scheduled for Coshocton

| January 18, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center announces that the Columbus VA Mobile Medical Unit is scheduled to visit Coshocton County to offer enrollment exams to eligible veterans on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The Mobile Medical Unit will be situated in the River Run Centre shopping center, 779 S. Second St., Coshocton, adjacent […]

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