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CIB wins outstanding achievement award

CIB wins outstanding achievement award

COSHOCTON – At the America in Bloom Symposium in Boston, Mass., Coshocton is Blooming was presented with the outstanding achievement award for the beautiful flower displays and hanging baskets and planters throughout the community. “This is not just for Coshocton’s population category but for all cities that participated in AIB this year,” said CIB President […]

Elks giving out free smoke detectors

COSHOCTON – This Halloween the Coshocton Elks will be giving out smoke detectors to mark the end of fire safety month. These will be given out on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. in West Lafayette at the town’s Halloween carnival at Burt Park, in Coshocton, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, they will be at […]

Coshocton Foundation makes leadership grant for airport hangar campaign

Coshocton Foundation makes leadership grant for airport hangar campaign

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Richard Downing Airport has received a $90,000 grant from the Coshocton Foundation to support the airport’s Corporate Hangar campaign. The new 7,040 square foot hangar will provide overnight and short-term storage for business and private aircraft with space for three medium jets or other airplanes and helicopters. “We are delighted with the […]

Apple Butter Schedule

Apple Butter Schedule

COSHOCTON – The 2017 Apple Butter Stirrin’ festival will be held Saturday through Sunday, Oct. 20-22 in Roscoe Village. Admission is $5 for guests 12 and older. Friday, Oct. 20 Invitational Craft Show Apple Butter Stirrin’ over an open fire 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit interpreters in Living History Buildings Self-Guided tour – 11 […]

AEP Conesville plant value depreciates substantially

AEP Conesville plant value depreciates substantially

COSHOCTON – With the release of the Ohio Department of Taxation annual public utility tax values report for Coshocton County, it was reported that AEP Conesville plant has had a substantial depreciation in value. In 2016, the public utility value of the property was $72,701,140. This year, the value has been set at $34,791,960. “I […]

Treasurer Mandel announces launch of the Village of Warsaw Checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com

WARSAW – Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced on Wednesday, Oct. 18 the launch of the Village of Warsaw’s online checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com. In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet. OhioCheckbook.com recently earned […]

Sports

RV boys’ soccer season rolls on

RV boys’ soccer season rolls on

WARSAW – The talent-laden River View boys’ varsity soccer team continued their dominance during the sectional opener against Carrolton on Tuesday evening, Oct. 17 at River View. Garik Snow, with an assist by Blake Ashcraft, hit the first goal at the 35:19 mark and the RV squad never looked back scoring with ease. With a […]

RHS picks up tournament win

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s varsity volleyball defeated West Muskingum in tournament action by scores of 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, and 25-21. Ridgewood will play Edison on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Ridgewood for Sectional Final. The Generals’ stats were: Abbey Kellish – 7 kills, 15 digs, 9 points, 4 aces and 1 block; Rylee Young […]

Ridgewood seventh graders earn IVC honor

Ridgewood seventh graders earn IVC honor

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Middle School seventh grade volleyball team claimed the IVC Southern Division Runner-up title in a tournament held Oct. 7 at Buckeye Trail. They started out the day by defeating Indian Valley 25-13, 25-16 and then took down Hiland 27-25, 25-8. They lost to Claymont in an extremely exciting match 25-22, […]

CHS spirit

CHS spirit

COSHOCTON – Natalie Uhl is pictured helping a group of elementary school students learn cheers at the Coshocton Cheerleaders Bitty Cheer Camp held Oct. 9-12 at Coshocton Elementary School. “It’s so much fun working with the little ones,” said Uhl, a sophomore at Coshocton High School and a member of the cheerleading squad. “I have […]

RHS volleyball defeats Newcomerstown

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood defeated Newcomerstown at home in varsity volleyball action by scores of 25-13, 25-14, and 25-13. Ridgewood’s JV won by scores of 25-9 and 25-7. Ridgewood’s varsity stats were: Cassie Mladek – 7 kills, 5 blocks, 10 points, and 4 aces; Abbey Kellish – 8 kills, 6 points, and 5 aces; Sydney Zinkon […]

RHS falls to Claymont

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s varsity volleyball team lost to Claymont away by scores of 15-25, 23-25, and 24-26. Ridgewood’s stats were: Cassie Mladek – 9 kills, 5 blocks, and 4 points; Aleeah Cabot – 15 assists, 6 digs, and 3 kills; Sydney Zinkon – 11 assists; Carly Griffith – 11 digs; Alexis Griffith […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 18, 2017

It’s a great time of the year here in Coshocton County! Depending on which survey you look at, fall ranks high in the popularity of seasons. Gallup shows that spring is the favorite time of the year for most Americans – at 36%, with fall held in favor by 27% and summer at 25%. Winter, […]

Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 11, 2017

It’s a wrap. The 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is in the books and all that is left are the memories of another great county fair and a few scraps of paper blowing across the fairgrounds. That might not even be happening due to the diligence of the folks that perform these tasks. I am […]

Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – October 4, 2017

It’s been a fantastic fair with only a day or so to go – depending on when you read your copy of The Beacon – until the 166th annual Coshocton County Fair is a wrap. The final evening of the fair is always a good one with the junior fair livestock auction. Our youngsters have […]

Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 27, 2017

It’s Fair Time! That wonderful, fabulous time of the year in Coshocton County. Most youngsters that take a livestock or special project or any combination of those have memories of the fair. Regardless of how many years ago that you entered the show arena (for some reason I want to write the word “ring” but […]

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Are you fair ready or fairly ready? You might think that’s a trick question – it’s not! Preparing for the Coshocton County Fair is always a lot of work depending on your level of involvement. Have a booth in the large or small commercial building or along the second midway? Lots of work. Working on […]

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

To pause and reflect on September 11, 2001 is for most Americans I think, something that enters our mind this time of year and particularly that specific day on the calendar. It is Monday, September 11 as I write this column and I am confident that all those that were of the age to remember […]

Notices

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

On Oct. 19, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:30 P.M. Marcella Leas backed into a parked vehicle owned by Wilbert Vohs.   Complaints 3:42 A.M. The Sheriff’s Office received a call of a suspicious person at Kraft Foods. Upon investigation, Nikita Atkins was arrested for aggravated […]

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

On Oct. 18, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 3:53 P.M. A Coshocton woman reported being scammed.   5:56 P.M. Dennis Hosfelt of Coshocton was arrested for violation of a protective order.     coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 18, 2017

On Oct. 17, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Shannon D. Odum of Akron was arrested on a warrant for theft.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 18, 2017

On Oct. 17, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 6:09 A.M. The Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car that had wrecked inmot the fence near the Medflight Base on Airport Road and a male slumped behind the wheel unresponsive. Upon investigation […]

Legal Notice

Millcreek Township The cash basis Annual Financial report of Millcreek Township for the year ended December 31, 2015 has been completed and is available for public viewing/inspection by calling the Fiscal Officer at 740-622-0003. Michael Daugherty, Fiscal Officer Millcreek Township CCB: Oct 18’17  

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 17, 2017

  On Oct. 16, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a report of a disabled vehicle in the 300 block of South Kirk Street.   A resident in the 400 block of East Main Street reported damage to a vehicle.   A resident in the 100 block of […]

Obituaries

Patricia A. Roberts

Patricia A. Roberts

COSHOCTON- Patricia Ann Roberts, 73, of Coshocton passed peacefully October 19, 2017 at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House in Zanesville. She was born March 14, 1944 in Handley, WV to the late Jack and Mary (Ryals) Hutchinson. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed deer hunting, looking for mushrooms, ginseng and fishing She was a member […]

Allen L. Farley

Allen L. Farley

COSHOCTON – Allen L. Farley, 82 years old, passed away October 17, 2017, to be with his Lord, peacefully, at his home, in the company of his loving family as per his wishes. He was the son of Ralph & Mary (Lanning) Farley of Murray City, Ohio who preceded him in death. Allen was a […]

Sarah M. Lahna

TOLEDO – Sarah M. Lahna, 66, of Toledo, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Toledo. She was born Aug. 31, 1951, in Coshocton, to the late Robert and Eileen (Roahrig) Lahna. She graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1969. Sarah was employed with the Monastery of the Visitation for more […]

Judith Lindell

COSHOCTON – Judith “Judy” Lindell, 76, of Coshocton passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born in Coshocton on June 15, 1941 to the late Harold and Katheran (Maranda) Smith. She was involved with the Salvation Army and was a member of the Coshocton Eagles.  She enjoyed sewing, […]

Elaine Fender

Elaine Fender

DRESDEN – Ruth Elaine Fender, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at her residence. She was born Nov. 20, 1926 in Cambridge to the late John Darrell and Margaret Elizabeth (Woods) Groves. She was a 1944 graduate of Warsaw High School. She married Paul R. “Mike” Fender on Nov. 28, 1947, who preceded her in death […]

Roger Gray Sr.

COSHOCTON – Roger Gray Sr., 71, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton. He was born in Newcomerstown to the late Ralph and Lillian (Porcher) Gray. He worked as a laborer for various places throughout his life including Johnson Manufacturing and Minor Reclamation. He also enjoyed spending time with […]

E-Edition

October 18, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 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!

October 11, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 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!

October 4, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

October 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!

September 27, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 27, 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!

September 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 20, 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!

September 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 13, 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!

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Ribbon cutting held at artPARK

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| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Twelve years ago, downtown Coshocton experienced a tragic loss when the Park Hotel burned to the ground. That lot then became a sand-filled space that was blocked off to any trespassers by the city of Coshocton. Today, that space is a far cry from an empty eyesore that it used to be. On […]

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Dilly selected for 2017 class of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Dilly selected for 2017 class of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Dave Dilly is honored to have his name mentioned among others associated with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. On Nov. 9 the Fresno resident and Vietnam Veteran will be one of 20 Ohio veterans inducted into the Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame honors those who […]

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College fair offers students glance at numerous schools

College fair offers students glance at numerous schools

| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Blayden McCoy may only be a sophomore, but he’s already making plans for his future. McCoy was one of several students who attended a packed Coshocton Kiwanis Club / Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. College Fair Night held Oct. 17 at the Coshocton County Career Center. “I wanted to check out what’s out there and see […]

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Ag Day gives fourth graders inside look at agriculture

Ag Day gives fourth graders inside look at agriculture

| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Montana Seitz was excited to help at his first Coshocton County Farm Bureau Ag Day. “I want to teach kids about agriculture,” he said. “If they live in town they don’t always get the opportunity to learn about this.” Fourth grade students from the county were invited to Lake Park on Oct. 19 […]

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Explore the beauty of Coshocton County this fall

Explore the beauty of Coshocton County this fall

| October 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – There is no place like Coshocton County in the fall. With the leaves changing and the cooler temperatures coming in, Coshocton is the perfect place to spend an autumn afternoon. This weekend is filled with fun activities to do in Coshocton County and surrounding areas. A tradition that many people in Coshocton County […]

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