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Signature Healthcare hosts drive in movie

Signature Healthcare hosts drive in movie

COSHOCTON – Signature Healthcare of Coshocton had a drive in movie theatre with homemade boxed cars and invited the Learning Garden preschoolers to enjoy a Paw Patrol movie. The boxed cars had side trays for their snacks and the elders and children were surprised with a visit from a couple of the Paw Patrol pups […]

County Road 10 closure announced

County Road 10 closure announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced construction crews will be replacing a bridge on County Road 10 in Keene Township beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. The closure will last for approximately through Aug. 31 and then re-open to traffic, weather permitting. The work will force the closure of County Road 10, between Township Road […]

Firefighters honored during Bakersville Homecoming

Firefighters honored during Bakersville Homecoming

BAKERSVILLE – During the annual antique tractor pull at the Bakersville Homecoming on Friday, Aug. 10, a ceremony was held to recognize and honor five of the original firefighters who were part of the first Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department in 1960. Before the recognition ceremony, Larry Stahl took a moment to remember Dick Frey, who […]

Local artists gather to celebrate arts homecoming

Local artists gather to celebrate arts homecoming

COSHOCTON – On Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11, the Pomerene Center for the Arts held an arts homecoming. The public was invited to view the work of local artists and to hear Christopher Graves as part of the Jazz on the Lawn series. Several artists were on hand to meet attendees and talk about their […]

Block party held at Chestnut Crossing

Block party held at Chestnut Crossing

COSHOCTON – A group of children enjoy crafts at the 10th Annual Block Party at Chestnut Crossing on Aug. 12. Angie Cantrell, outreach program director for Chestnut Crossing, said the block party is something all of the children look forward to. “Many of my kids are low income and this is a day to have fun with […]

AK Steel employees volunteer at fairgrounds

AK Steel employees volunteer at fairgrounds

COSHOCTON – When Jade Poorman was given the task of organizing AK Steel’s community service day, the fairgrounds immediately came to mind. “AK Cares is a volunteer program where employees get out and do community service,” said Poorman, who is an intern in the human resources department. “I did a lot with 4-H and knew […]

Sports

River View girls golf team hosts first all-girls tournament

River View girls golf team hosts first all-girls tournament

WEST LAFAYETTE – River View girls’ golf team held its first all-girls golf tournament at Hickory Flats Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 10. Fifteen schools participated with most schools coming from the east girls’ golf district, but golfers came all the way from Sheridan and Minerva. A total of 80 golfers participated. This is the […]

Davis named tournament medalist

Davis named tournament medalist

COSHOCTON – The CHS golf team played at the Waterford Invite at the Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly. Tournament medalist was Clay Davis (70) and he was joined by Mason Waycaster (73), Reese Andrews (74) and Logan Desender (76) to fill four of the five spots on the all-tournament team. Pictured is Davis.

CHS claims Coshocton County Cup

CHS claims Coshocton County Cup

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s golf team claimed the Coshocton County Cup with a school record. According to Coach Kevin Kittell, the score broke the school’s 18 hole record set in 1975 by four strokes by shooting a one under par team score of 287 on Aug. 9 at River Greens Golf Course.

Ridgewood girls share golf results

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School girls’ golf team competed in a dual match with Indian Valley High School on Aug. 9 at River Greens Golf Course. Ridgewood’s team score was 205 and Indian Valley’s was 201. Individual scores for Ridgewood were: Lexi Zimmer – 41; Sadie Wilson – 42; Sydney Matis – 56; […]

Girls’ golf team receives first place

Girls’ golf team receives first place

The River View girls’ golf team participated in the Ohio Valley 18-hole scramble tournament at Belmont Hills Country Club. The team carded a score of 67 for the first place finish in the girls division. Pictured are Marie Stufflebean, Emma Anderson, Shelby Byland, and Madalyn Cutshall.

CHS golf shares scores

WEST LAFAYETTE – Coshocton High School’s golf team competed in the Indian Valley Invite held Aug. 6 at River Greens. Coshocton placed first with a team score of 295. Individual scores were: Mason Waycaster – 72; Logan Desender – 81; Clay Davis – 74; Reese Andrews – 78; and Gage Gamertsfelder – 71. Ridgewood and […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

For those that love Chipotle you’re going to love this – they are adding bacon to the menu! But wait – that’s only in California. Sorry. I am sure that once it is a hit they will spread it eastward. Didn’t the country expand east to west? It hardly seems fair does it? Nachos are […]

Mark’s Musings – August 8, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 8, 2018

The smell of barbecued chicken hung in the air like a late August morning fog as folks from near and far enjoyed the fellowship, fun and food at the annual River View Community Park social held this past Sunday in Warsaw. A slow moving creek caused more than a little angst during the rubber duck […]

Mark’s Musings – August 1, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 1, 2018

As you look around Coshocton County positive signs of unity and working together to move our community forward are plentiful. People of many groups and organizations are collaborating to make things happen – and they are. Some might wonder – what is happening exactly? Keep watching. This is not anything new – the people of […]

Mark’s Musings – July 25, 2018

Mark’s Musings – July 25, 2018

The America in Bloom judges are visiting Coshocton County this week! A team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are leading the effort to ensure that our community looks beautiful and inviting. They have accomplished much over the past several years–learning more with each visit and review from the judges–then putting that knowledge and feedback to […]

Mark’s Musings – July 11, 2018

Mark’s Musings – July 11, 2018

Ever find yourself wondering where the time goes? As I age it seems that time has sped up despite the fact that there is no more running after the kids or attending school events. The year is now more than half over with the July 4th holiday just a fleeting memory of red, white and […]

Marks Musings – June 27, 2018

Marks Musings – June 27, 2018

We’re one week away from Independence Day – July 4th. America will be celebrating 242 years of independence this year. I would imagine that plans are in place for a grand 250 year celebration party in 2026. Yet, the Revolutionary War did not end until 1783 and began in 1775. As true historians know, the […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 11, 2018

On Aug. 10, 2018, the police department investigated the following calls: Nothing to report.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 13, 2018

On Aug. 12, 2018, the police department investigated the following calls: Officer received an animal complaint in the 400 block of East Main Street. Officer received a report of an unwanted person in the 100 block of East Main Street.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Aug. 14, 2018

On Aug. 13, 2018, the police department investigated the following calls: A resident in the 200 block of East Railroad Street reported being harassed.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 13, 2018

On Aug. 12, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 6 complaint(s).   Accidents 3:31 p.m.: Robert Morris struck Helen Moody at Fifth and Walnut. Robert Morris was cited for fail to yield.     Complaints 9:46 a.m.: Mr. Wilson reported theft of a vehicle. The vehicle was recovered. 12:37 p.m.: A Coshocton woman in […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 12, 2018

On Aug. 11, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 2 complaint(s).   Accidents 6:28 p.m.: Craig Matthews of Coshocton was traveling west on US 36 east of County Road 10 when he struck a construction barrel and then struck the guard rail several times before he came to a rest. He was cited for […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 11, 2018

On Aug. 10, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 2 complaint(s).    Complaints 10:15 a.m.: Mom’s Market reported the theft of a Pepsi machine 1:20 p.m.: The litter officer reported litter dumped along Oxford Township Road 262.   Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Betty Lois Courtright

Betty Lois Courtright

COSHOCTON – Betty Lois Courtright, age 91, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Altercare Coshocton. Betty was born on August 22, 1926 to the late Ray and Opal (Wilson) Thornsley. She was a 1944 Coshocton High School graduate. In 1947 she married Bernard W. Courtright who passed away in 2006. She worked as a […]

Louis F. Harper

Louis F. Harper

COSHOCTON – Louis Frederick Harper, 91, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Signature Health Care in Coshocton. He was born Dec. 4, 1926 in Wheeling, WV to the late Harvey C. and Lillian A. (Kirk) Harper. Lou was a graduate of Flushing High School and a 1950 graduate of Muskingum College.  He was a U.S. […]

June Eloise Leasure

COSHOCTON – June Eloise Leasure, 86, of Coshocton, Ohio passed away August 9, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday August 13, 2018 at the Free Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Jones officiating. Burial will be at the Coshocton Memory Gardens.  Friends may call from 6 P.M. […]

Marjorie Gayle Dreher

Marjorie Gayle Dreher

WEST LAFAYETTE – Marjorie Gayle (Richmond) Dreher, passed away peacefully into glory at her home in West Lafayette, on Friday, August 10, 2018, 13 days shy of her 96th birthday. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Gayle (Geese) Richmond, sister, Thelma Sharrock, and her husband of 66 years, Vernon K. Dreher […]

Bettie Jean (Stutler) Worthington

Bettie Jean (Stutler) Worthington

WEST LAFAYETTE – Bettie Jean (Stutler) Worthington, 85, of West Lafayette, passed away surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home on Friday, August 10, 2018. Bettie was born on June 9, 1933 in Grafton, West Virginia to the late Red and Blanche (Payne) Stutler. For many years, she worked in the finishing […]

James “Jim” Eugene Jones

NEWCOMERSTOWN – James “Jim” Eugene Jones, 82, of Newcomerstown went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Mt Carmel East in Columbus, after a brief illness. Jim was born on August 26, 1936 in Roscoe. He was the son of the late Howard Jones and Esther (Mencer) Jones Bice, as well […]

E-Edition

August 8, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 8, 2018 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!

August 1, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 1, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 25, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

July 25, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 18, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

July 18, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 11, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

July 11, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 4, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

July 4, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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Choir auditions announced

Choir auditions announced

| August 13, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Community Choir will have auditions for its 48th season on Thursday, Aug. 30 at The Presbyterian Church, 142 North Fourth Street, Coshocton. Vacancies in the choir’s membership are open by audition to interested singers, high school age and older. A prepared song is not required. The choir is directed by its […]

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Robbery reported at Otsego Carryout

Robbery reported at Otsego Carryout

| August 13, 2018

COSHOCTON – On Aug. 11, at approximately 9:48 a.m., dispatch received a call from an alarm company advising of a hold up alarm at the Otsego Carryout. At the same time, dispatch received a 911 call from the clerk at the Otsego Carryout reporting she was just robbed and that the suspect fired a shot […]

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Museum presents WWII Firearms with Jerry Meyer

Museum presents WWII Firearms with Jerry Meyer

| August 13, 2018

COSHOCTON – World War II warfare saw new advancement in military strategy, not only producing more efficient weaponry, but also lightening the load of the soldier. Learn more about this fascinating history at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Jerry Meyer will give a presentation on the origin, technology and use […]

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Local funeral directors and staff earns National Cremation Certification

Local funeral directors and staff earns National Cremation Certification

| August 10, 2018

COSHOCTON – Funeral directors Matthew Miller, Darcie Kaser and funeral director assistants Jim Baylor and Larry Freetage recently earned their Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The NFDA Cremation Certification Program™ is a voluntary certification program that helps funeral directors better serve the needs of families that desire cremation. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 10, 2018

| August 10, 2018

On Aug 09, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 12:52 P.M.  The Coshocton City Schools reported a vehicle drove through their lawn causing extensive damage.   1:03 P.M.  Jennifer Skelton of Coshocton reported license plates were taken from two of her vehicles.   […]

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