Community News

Accident reported on US 36

On Dec. 8, 2021, the sheriff’s office received a phone call in reference to an injury accident on US 36 near TR 167 in Lafayette Township.  Upon arrival of emergency personnel, it was determined that Jennifer Moore, 37 years old, of Newcomerstown, was traveling West on US 36, when she lost control of her vehicle […]

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Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Local Girl Scout troops combined their efforts to bring some Christmas cheer to less fortunate children in the community this year. The girls met at Grace United Methodist Church on Dec. 6, to wrap gifts they purchased with their own troop money. “A few years ago, we did Operation Boxes to send overseas and one […]

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Coshocton County COVID-19 test kit distribution announced

Coshocton County COVID-19 test kit distribution announced

The Coshocton County EMS will be helping to distribute COVID-19 home test kits from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily  at both of these stations: Warsaw, 329 Main St. (use the entrance door on the west (parking lot) side of the building) and West Lafayette, 405 Main St. Steve Lonsinger, health commissioner for Coshocton County […]

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Sports

Lindsey induced into hall of fame

Lindsey induced into hall of fame

On Nov. 15, Rod Lindsey was inducted into the Ohio Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association Hall of Fame for 2021 at the State Athletic Directors Conference in Columbus. Lindsey retired in August 2020 with 41 years of service with River View School District. In June 2011, he accepted the athletic director position at River View. He […]

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River View swims at Dover Invite

The River View Varsity swim teams opened its season by competing in the Dover Invite at the Tuscarawas YMCA on Dec. 4. The boys’ team finished second overall, while the girls’ finished ninth. Winning events for the boys were the 200 Freestyle Relay of Zachariah Phillips, Jamal Watts, Colin Addy, and Coen Bible with a […]

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Black Bears place fifth

On Dec. 4 the Black Bears bowling team traveled to Wabash Lanes in New Philadelphia. The Black Bears came away with a fifth place finish. Individual placements for the Black Bears was Tyler Bryan with a fifth place and a three game series of 644 and TJ Crosby with a ninth place finish with a […]

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Opinion

It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

As the first bit of snow drifted down from the sky yesterday all seemed right with the world. The Buckeyes were coming off a huge win and statement against the Boilermakers on Saturday in what seemed to be a tune-up for Michigan State and TTUN. The Browns went into Foxboro as the favorite and that […]

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The case of the long missing trillion-dollar coin – I have, err, had one!

The case of the long missing trillion-dollar coin – I have, err, had one!

You’ve certainly heard about this, right? It bubbled up in early October and was originally floated in 2011, to bypass any necessity for Congress to raise the country’s borrowing limit – that is from Wikipedia – through the minting of very high value platinum coins. Here’s the rub. I’m pretty sure, almost sure, that I […]

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Fair, fall, football, baseball and some chicken wings

Fair, fall, football, baseball and some chicken wings

By the time most of you have an opportunity to read this column, the 170th annual Coshocton County Fair will be winding down with maybe a stray Stromboli or pygmy goat rambling across the fairgrounds. A gorgeous Saturday certainly provided fairgoers with a great day to enjoy the fair, food and socializing with friends and […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 3, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  Chris Winegar of Coshocton reported a non injury accident in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Complaints:  A female reported an assault. A White Eyes Township Trustee reported damage to a property on Township Road 172. Marcia Hardesty of Coshocton reported vandalism in the 400 block of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 2, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 10 Complaints.  Accidents:  Complaints:  Deputies responded to an overdose in the 500 block of North Oak Street in West Lafayette John Barker of Coshocton reported a stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of Adams Street Muskingum County Job and Family Services reported a sexual abuse case that took […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Oct. 29, 2021

The Sheriff Office investigated 5 Accident and 4 Complaints.  Accident:  Alia Everhart of Coshocton reported a hit skip in the 300 block of South Third Street. Elisha Shaw of Washington Court House was traveling eastbound on US Route 36 and rear ended a vehicle being operated by Fredrick Wachtel of Coshocton Ceicie Rhoades of Blissfield […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Local Girl Scout troops combined their efforts to bring some Christmas cheer to less fortunate children in the community this year. The girls met at Grace United Methodist Church on Dec. 6, to wrap gifts they purchased with their own troop money. “A few years ago, we did Operation Boxes to send overseas and one […]

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Blue Star Mothers pack Christmas boxes for military

Blue Star Mothers pack Christmas boxes for military

Twenty boxes will soon be on their way to local military personal that won’t be home for Christmas, thanks to the efforts of the Blue Star Mothers. Several volunteers met Dec. 6 to pack the boxes with surprises. “We want them to know that they are not forgotten – to know we are thinking of […]

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Meet Breen – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Meet Breen – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Gerard “Gerry” Breen grew up on Long Island in New York. He attended school in the Bronx and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from Fordham University. As a new graduate, he’d originally planned to work in a bank; but his first job was working for Blue Cross Blue Shield, auditing […]

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E-Edition

December 9, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

December 9, 2021 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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December 2, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

December 2, 2021 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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November 25, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

November 25, 2021 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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