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Let’s cook

Let’s cook

COSHOCTON – Marissa Mullett handed out berries and a variety of other fruits to students in the Kids Cooking Camp, which was a joint effort between OSU Extension and Local Bounty. The goal of the class was to give students the opportunity to explore local foods and see how fun cooking can be. Classes were […]

MAD pulls together Himebaugh patrons to discuss state of park

MAD pulls together Himebaugh patrons to discuss state of park

COSHOCTON – Himebaugh Park was created as a place for people of all ages to enjoy, but unfortunately the community is not taking care of it. Karen Casey from MAD (Make a Difference) is concerned about the state of the park, especially the trash that is being left around the park, the graffiti on the […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

COSHOCTON – This is Kobe, he is a handsome  yellow lab mix, already neutered, likes everyone, even kitties. He is an older gentleman, we think five to six years old. He walked well on a leash, is very friendly and weighs about 45 pounds. He would make such a great addition to a family. Kobe’s adoption […]

St. John’s closes its doors, but still hopes to stay together

St. John’s closes its doors, but still hopes to stay together

COSHOCTON – A local church that can trace its roots back to 1856 closed its doors July 27, but the congregation isn’t going to let the lack of a building stop it from spreading the word of God. Over the years, St. John’s United Church of Christ at the corner of Eighth and Orange streets […]

Local Bounty update

Local Bounty update

Good Morning, Hello everyone!  We hope you will come see us this week.  Stock up on meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods and produce.  Everything is as local as it can be, traveling only 13.5 miles to get to our store.  Compare that to a typical trip of 1500 miles (Coshocton to Las Vegas) that most […]

Sports

Fuhrman provides inspiration, guidance to RV athletes

Fuhrman provides inspiration, guidance to RV athletes

WARSAW – River View athletes received several life lessons from Chet Fuhrman, who coached at Penn State and for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday evening, July 29. River View High School principal Chuck Rinkes said, “I appreciate that he started talking about self-esteem because so many of our athletes come out – and whether they […]

Three Rivers Bass Masters share tournament results

COSHOCTON – The Three Rivers Bass Masters held a tournament July 27 on the Muskingum River. The results were: First place – Mike Waggoner, 10.67 lbs.; second place – Gary Mansfield, 6.17 lbs.; third place – Brett Lingo, 4.81 lbs.; big bass – Mike Waggoner, 3.10 lbs. Three Rivers Bass Masters is a bass fishing […]

State soccer shoot held in Coshocton

State soccer shoot held in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – Ayden Stein took a moment for a picture before competing in the Elks State Soccer Shoot held July 26, at Kids America. He was one of four local kids who competed in the event. Ari Snyder, Jace Dickerson and Bridgett Bible also kicked their way to the event. “This is our seventh year […]

RVHS names new head football coach

RVHS names new head football coach

WARSAW – Black Bear nation welcomes home a legacy in Head Football Coach Bob Forgrave who will take over the reigns of his alma mater. Forgrave has a wealth of experience to draw on as River View welcomes home one of its own. Graduating in 1973, Forgrave earned his bachelor’s degree from Muskingum University in […]

RHS graduate moving on to Marietta College

COSHOCTON – Laura Frazee always wanted to go to college and be an athlete. That dream will come true this fall when she becomes a student at Marietta College and a member of its women’s basketball team. “I really liked the campus and I liked my coaches,” said the 2014 Ridgewood High School graduate. “I […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – July 30, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 30, 2014

Have a garden this year? Tomatoes? Lots of green ones for sure – this week’s cool weather is not going to help this wonderful fruit at all. Last year it was too much rain early in the season – this year it’s not enough warm sunshine at the right times. There is lots of information […]

Mark’s Musings – July 23, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 23, 2014

The Tribe took three out of four from the Tigers – that is a great way to start the second half of the season. Now we know there are some Pirates and some Reds fans out there in Beacon reader land . . . both the Reds and the Bucs are chasing the Brewers and […]

Mark’s Musings – July 16, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 16, 2014

Germany by 1. Didn’t watch it. Extra minutes even. I guess that is the way a World Cup final should be. LeBron back to Cleveland! Yea? Boo? Your opinion may be like mine on this one – but one thing is certain. You have to give James credit for having the courage to return to […]

Mark’s Musings – July 9, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 9, 2014

Lincoln Elementary School is coming down. Let’s remember this – it’s kind of like that old saying – “you can take the boy off the farm but you can’t take the farm out of the boy”. Or something like that. Same thing goes for Lincoln Elementary School. You can remove the school and the bricks […]

Mark’s Musings – July 2, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 2, 2014

Are we looking ship shape as the saying goes? Got your weeds pulled? And I’m not talking about your garden – good luck with that one! We pulled several buckets of weeds – more like grass – from the garden over the weekend. I was actually tempted to just fire up the mower at one […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 28, 2014

On July 27 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and zero complaints. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 27, 2014

On July 26 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and two complaints. Accidents – STEPHEN FOOTE OF MT VERNON WAS ATTEMPTING TO TURN IN A PRIVATE DRIVE ON US 36 WHEN MONICA HONABARGER OF HOWARD ATTEMPTED TO PASS HIM ON THE LEFT, STRIKING THE DRIVERS SIDE OF STEPHEN FOOTES’ VEHICLE. – ANDREA FRY OF COSHOCTON […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 25, 2014

On July 24 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – Paul Orr of Coshocton reported that his vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was later located. – A Coshocton female reported that while walking her dog on S 12th another dog attacked hers. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 24, 2014

On July 23 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and three complaints. Complaints – Larry Haines of Warsaw reported that multiple items were stolen from his residence. – Ruth Boyles of Coshocton reported that she was assaulted on N 11th street. – Walmart loss prevention reported that a tool box was stolen from Walmart. Source: […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for July 23, 2014

On July 22 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and two complaints. Accidents – Donavan Bowers of Walhonding swerved to miss a deer and struck a tree on TR 364. Complaints – Delta Lewis of Coshocton reported that her house was broken into and medication was stolen. – Theresa Brown of Coshocton reported that her […]

Obituaries

F. Marvin Pew

F. Marvin Pew

COSHOCTON -Fletcher Marvin Pew, 83, of  20th St., died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Autumn Extended Care. He was born July 19, 1931 in Clark Township, Coshocton Co. to the late Fletcher Chilten and Kathryn Elizabeth (Fox) Pew. Marvin was a 1949 graduate of Warsaw High School.  He was a truck driver and heavy equipment […]

Arvin Cullison

CENTERBURG -Arvin M. Cullison, 87, of School Lane Rd. and formerly of Warsaw, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. He was born Oct. 6, 1926 in Coshocton to the late William and Margaret (Hewitt) Cullison. He married Mabel Ruthlee (McCurdy) Cullison on Feb. 14, 1947, who preceded him in death […]

William Hays

WEST LAFAYETTE – William Hays, 66, of West Lafayette passed away at Lafayette Pointe Nursing Home on Monday July 21, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.  The Miller Funeral Home, Coshocton is serving the family.

Laired Dale Williamson

Laired Dale Williamson

WARSAW – Laired Dale Williamson, 66, of TR 61 A, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House in Zanesville. He was born Oct. 17, 1947 in Barboursville, WV to the late Roby and Thelma (Bledsoe) Williamson.  He was a retired truck and tour bus driver.  He enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and […]

Clifford D. ‘Kip’ Garrett

Clifford D. ‘Kip’ Garrett

Clifford D. “Kip” Garrett, 77, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton Health and Rehabilitation on Saturday July 19, 2014. Kip was born in Cambridge, Ohio on June 28, 1937 to the late Charlton and Pauline (Davis) Garrett. He had worked at Hunt-Crawford, Peabody Coal Company and was also a handyman. He was a member of […]

E-Edition

July 30, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 30, 2014 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!

July 23, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 23, 2014 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!

July 16, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 16, 2014 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!

July 9, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 9, 2014 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!

July 2, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 2, 2014 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!