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Ribbon cutting held at Century’s new location

Ribbon cutting held at Century’s new location

COSHOCTON – Century National Bank’s new office was filled with supporters who came out to celebrate the bank’s grand opening on Dec. 15. “We have 130 banking centers and Coshocton County is one of our best, which is outstanding,” said Century President and CEO Patrick Nash. “The community supports us and has allowed us to […]

Presbyterians share Christmas Eve candlelight worship

Presbyterians share Christmas Eve candlelight worship

COSHOCTON – Come home for Christmas! The Presbyterian Church, North Fourth and Chestnut Streets, will have a Christmas Eve candlelight worship service at 7:30 p.m. An extended prelude will begin at 7:10 p.m. and will include music of the season by organist Alice M. Hoover; the Roscoe Brass Quintet; E. Luane Campbell, flute; Melinda G. […]

Coshocton DD superintendent honored for service, advocacy

Coshocton DD superintendent honored for service, advocacy

COSHOCTON – Steve Oster, superintendent of the Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, was surprised to find out that he wasn’t just a presenter at the Ohio Association of County Boards (OACB) annual conference. He also was the recipient of an award. “I was shocked and actually cried on stage,” Oster said. He was selected […]

Ribbon cutting held at new Olde Town Realty office

Ribbon cutting held at new Olde Town Realty office

COSHOCTON – Olde Town Realty officially celebrated its move to 218 Cambridge Road with a ribbon cutting on Dec. 14. Amy Stockdale, director of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, congratulated broker Darlene Guess on the continued growth of her business and Guess added that she was very proud of her team. Mayor Steve Mercer […]

CES students receive gift from PTO

CES students receive gift from PTO

COSHOCTON – One town, one school, one family – that’s the message the PTO sent to students at Coshocton Elementary School with a special gift they gave to them and the staff. The message was on gray t-shirts given out on Dec. 14 that everyone wore while they watched the kindergarteners perform their Christmas musical. […]

Holiday cheer spread at A Touch of Country Christmas

Holiday cheer spread at A Touch of Country Christmas

COSHOCTON – The River View FFA ag shop was once again turned into a Christmas wonderland for area youth. “It takes us two weeks to work on all the finishing touches for this,” said Allyssa Mullett, one of the FFA advisors. “It’s a real transformation in here. It takes a lot of effort and a […]

Sports

Hoop shoot winners named

COSHOCTON – The following are the results for the Elks Hoop Shoot held at Kids America on Sunday, Dec. 10: 8-9-year old first place winners: Girls – Jacey Hess (Ridgewood); Boys – Wyatt Stanton (River View) 10-11-year-olds first place winners: Girls – Audrey Border (River View); Boys – Colton Conkle (Coshocton) 12-13- year-old first place […]

River View competes in Dover Invite

DOVER – The River View swim teams competed in the Dover Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 2 with the girls placing eighth overall, and the boys fifth. The girls team got points from Lindsey Ashcraft, ninth in the 200 Individual Medley (2:38.65) and third in the 100 Breast (1:18.96), Jesse Vandenbark, 11th in the 50 Free […]

CHS hosts 300 swimmers

COSHOCTON – On Dec. 9, Coshocton High School Janet Jones Milligan Natatorium hosted the 2017 CHS Swimming Invitational this year dedicated to Scott W. Simpson. More than 300 swimmers from 16 teams competed. Emily Casey from Coshocton took first place in the 400 meter freestyle with a time of 5:40.03 and took third place in the […]

Wesney selected to play in All-American Games

Wesney selected to play in All-American Games

SARASOTA, Fla. – Hudson Wesney was selected to Game Day USA’s junior All-American games fueled by Gatorade that was played in Sarasota, FL on Nov. 24 – 26 at the Baltimore Orioles spring training complex. There were five 13U all-star teams in the tournament. The teams featured 13 year olds from across the United States […]

Local athletes earn All-Ohio honors

COLUMBUS – The Division IV and V football All-Ohio teams were announced Nov. 27 by a statewide media panel. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association, most of whom were voters for the former Associated Press All-Ohio teams. The Associated Press no longer coordinates postseason honors for high school sports. […]

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

WARSAW – Mallory Giffin is pulling together her classmates and teammates for her service project. The River View High School senior is in Stephanie Snyder’s teen leadership class and is a captain on the Lady Bears basketball team. After attending a teen leadership conference and hearing about Kick It, a kick ball tournament that raises […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Ah, Christmas memories. Have a favorite? Of course you do. Everyone does. Maybe it is a favorite gift, a favorite song, or perhaps a favorite ornament or decoration? Let’s talk about all the goodies at Christmas. What is your favorite Christmas cookie, pie, beverage (egg nog of course!), meat or dessert? Forget the vegetables (kids, […]

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

As we head into the holiday season and celebrate time with family and friends, our community is blessed to have a nice selection of events to enjoy. The first candle lighting of the season was held at Roscoe Village on Saturday evening with another scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 9. The tree is beautiful! You […]

Mark’s Musings – November 29, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 29, 2017

We have now observed Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday all in the span of less than a week. It seems that we have most of the Thanksgiving holiday week and a few days following designated throughout the nation. Of course, here in Ohio we observe Xichigan week and Gaxe […]

Mark’s Musings – November 22, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 22, 2017

The calendar says it is time to be thankful. And although we should not need a date on the calendar or a holiday observance to express our thanks, we do have much to be thankful for in our community. We have a diverse group of manufacturers that are hiring and that support our community with […]

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Thank you to all of our Veterans. A nice crowd attended the annual service held at the court square on Friday, Nov. 10 and there was also a nice gathering to celebrate Veteran’s at our local Wal-Mart on Saturday, Nov. 11. Thank you. Our community stands together more than at any other time of the […]

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Did you vote? According to statistics less than 50% of registered voters use the right that came with a very high price tag to cast a ballot in what is often called “an off year” election. I guess it’s kind of like a baseball player that just doesn’t live up to the expectations of management […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 15, 2017

On Dec. 14, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported.   Complaints 7:30 A.M. Karrie Greten of Fresno reported her fence had been damaged. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 14, 2017

On Dec. 13, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 7:06 A.M. Lila Georgen of West Lafayette was traveling east on State Route 541 just before Township Road 110 when a deer ran out in front of her and she struck the deer.   2:44 P.M. Anna White […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 13, 2017

  On Dec. 12, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 3:49 P.M. Julie Green of Coshocton was traveling eastbound on County Road 16 when she came around a curve and lost control of her vehicle and skidded sideways into the oncoming traffic lanes. Miles Kimball of Fresno […]

Legal Notice

The Coshocton City Council will hold a hearing on Monday, January 22, at 6:45 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall. The hearing is for a request recommended by the Planning Commission from 1991 Otsego Avenue, LLC to rezone parcel 043-00006083-00 and 043-00006083-07 from B-3 General Business to an R-3 Multi Family District. CCB: Dec […]

Legal Notice

The Perry Township Trustees will change their December meeting to December 27, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. in the Township Office New Guilford, Ohio. Max Mercer, Fiscal Officer CCB:Dec.13’17  

Legal Notice

TO AMBER I. AND RICHARD E. HENRY: You are hereby notified that on the 9th day of May 2017, Noel Latham filed in the Coshocton Common Pleas Court a Complaint for Money Damages and Forfeiture of Land Contract, regarding property at 234 North 6th Street Coshocton, OH 43812. It is alleged in the Complaint, pursuant […]

Obituaries

Phyllis J. Courtright

COSHOCTON – Phyllis J. Courtright, 86, of Coshocton passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born in Coshocton County on March 24, 1931 to the late Albert J. and Arta M. (Turner) Holder. She graduated from Coshocton High School in 1949 and worked for JJ Newberry Company for […]

Carol E. Hardesty

Carol E. Hardesty

COSHOCTON – Carol Elaine Hardesty,  82,  of Coshocton died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at the Morrison House Hospice in Zanesville. She was born Nov. 13, 1935 in Coshocton to the late Gerald F. and Margaret E. (Shaw) Wallace. She was a graduate of Coshocton High School, attended COTC, MATC, and Sawyer College of Real Estate. Carol […]

Wilma Jean Hostetter

Wilma Jean Hostetter

COSHOCTON – Wilma Jean Hostetter, 82, of Coshocton passed away at Signature Health Care of Coshocton on Wednesday December 13, 2017. Jean was born in Zanesville on April 2, 1935 to the late Wallace and Wenona (Layne) Hostetter. She graduated from Lash High School in Zanesville had retired from Essex in Zanesville.  In her earlier […]

Ruth E. Domer

Ruth E. Domer

COSHOCTON – Ruth E. Domer age 69 of Coshocton, Ohio died Saturday December 9, 2017 at Genesis Healthcare System in Zanesville, Ohio. Memorial services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday December 16, 2017 at the Free Funeral Home, Coshocton, Ohio with Pastor Starkey Lawrence officiating.  There will be no calling hours. Ruth was born October 14, […]

Herman McVay Jr.

Herman McVay Jr.

COSHOCTON – Herman McVay, Jr., age 82, of Coshocton, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the home he built for his family. Jr was born on June 22, 1935 in Winfield, West Virginia to the late Herman and Hattie (Roach) McVay. On May 21, 1955, he […]

Kathy Sue Duff

Kathy Sue Duff

COSHOCTON – Kathy Sue Duff age 64 of Coshocton, Ohio died Friday December 8, 2017 at the Genesis Hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday December 12, 2017 at the Free Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Granger officiating. Burial will be at the Franklin Cemetery.  Friends may call two hours […]

E-Edition

December 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 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!

December 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 29, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 29, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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Christmas crafters event set for Roscoe Village

Christmas crafters event set for Roscoe Village

| December 14, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Roscoe Village Foundation will host the second annual Christmas Crafters Event on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Christmas Crafters Event is the perfect opportunity to buy unique holiday items and Christmas gifts. This event will take place in the Lock Landing, located on the lower level of […]

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Adult male driver taken into custody after pursuit

Adult male driver taken into custody after pursuit

| December 13, 2017

COSHOCTON – On Dec. 13, at 10:43 a.m. a Coshocton County road patrol deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Kraft foods on Second Street. The suspect vehicle fled the area and the officer initiated a pursuit. Multiple deputies assisted in this pursuit which ended in Muskingum County […]

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Wooly Pig Farm Brewery ready to open

Wooly Pig Farm Brewery ready to open

| December 13, 2017

FRESNO – The Wooly Pig Farm Brewery is ready to start serving its traditional German /Bavarian beers to the public. The brewery, located on a working farm, is owned by Kevin Ely and his wife Jael and operated with the assistance of her family. Opening day of their brewery will be Thursday, Dec. 14 from […]

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Several community members share at council meeting

Several community members share at council meeting

| December 12, 2017

COSHOCTON – Medical Marijuana has been a popular topic at Coshocton City Council meetings this year. Numerous pastors from the community and other concerned citizens have shared their thoughts and feelings at meetings and council used its second to last meeting of the year on Dec. 11 to read a prepared statement on the topic. […]

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Leadership Coshocton County learns about poverty in Coshocton

Leadership Coshocton County learns about poverty in Coshocton

| December 12, 2017

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Youth Leadership and Leadership Coshocton County met at the Frontier Power Community Room on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to learn about the impact of poverty in Coshocton County. A poverty simulation led by Kathy Rednour, Leadership Ohio, made both adults and students realize just how hard it is for people to rise […]

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