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New hours for the Coshocton Public Library system

New hours for the Coshocton Public Library system

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Public Library System will be extending its hours of operation at the main library and the West Lafayette Branch Library effective Monday, July 2. New hours at the main library are Monday – Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. […]

Children enjoy library summer programming

Children enjoy library summer programming

COSHOCTON – The basement meeting room at the Coshocton Public Library was packed with children enjoying a rock buffet. The June 21 program used food to teach the children about sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rock forms. Four year-olds Makayla Gress and Cadence Watson enjoyed the program with Watson’s grandmother Carol Watson. Both girls really liked […]

Webb stays in Coshocton to be close to family

Webb stays in Coshocton to be close to family

COSHOCTON – Ever since Kennedy Webb was involved in public speaking with the Millfork Valley 4-H Club when she was 9 years old, she has been passionate about public speaking. When she got older, Webb found she also had a passion for political science and was able to combine the two into a successful career. […]

Camp themed Vacation Bible School held

Camp themed Vacation Bible School held

MILLCREEK TOWNSHIP – There was a moose on the loose last week at Shepler Church, but he was friendly and had a message to share with children who came for Vacation Bible School. The church was transformed into a campground June 20-22 for junior campers to enjoy Camp Moose on the Loose, where they discovered […]

Children get up close experience with Spinosaurus

Children get up close experience with Spinosaurus

COSHOCTON – These three children got an up close look at Spiny the Spinosaurus, who was the guest of honor at a special Coshocton Public Library event held June 19 at Roscoe United Methodist Church. The Carnegie Museum Traveling Show called Spinosaurus Encounter was hosted by Dr. Dino. With the help of Dr. Dino, attendees […]

Grant to help infants, toddlers impacted by parental substance use

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Juvenile Court was one of 15 sites and one of three in Ohio, selected to receive a three year, federal NQIC-CCCT grant to help address the needs of infants, young children and families affected by parental substance use. “We saw the opportunity to apply for this and thought it would enhance […]

Sports

College coaches scout golfers at River Greens event

College coaches scout golfers at River Greens event

WEST LAFAYETTE – Golf coaches from close to 40 colleges were invited to River Greens Golf Course on June 14 to scout area athletes. “This is a great idea and opportunity for these kids,” said Bill Stufflebean, who coaches the girls’ team at River View High School. The Top 100 Showcase was organized by Harry […]

Mitchell signs to wrestle at Kent State Tuscarawas

Mitchell signs to wrestle at Kent State Tuscarawas

WARSAW – Sam Mitchell is ready to move on and take the next step in life athletically and academically at Kent State Tuscarawas. On June 14, the recent River View High School graduate signed his letter of intent to wrestle in college while surrounded by family and friends in the school’s library. “I liked the […]

River View hosting softball skills clinics

River View hosting softball skills clinics

WARSAW – Girls, ages 9 – 14, who are playing softball in a recreation program will have a unique opportunity to improve their skills and learn more at softball skills clinics at River View High School. The clinics will be held every Monday, except June 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Girls do not have […]

Road Runner Elite team starts season strong

COSHOCTON – The Road Runner Elite 18U travel softball team started the season strong with a second place finish at the Capitol City Showdown at Berliner Park in Columbus. Starting pool play on Friday, Janessa Dawson (Tri-Valley) picked up her first win of the season, beating Cincy RBI 4-3. Melanie Clum (Sheridan/Ohio Wesleyan) allowed no […]

OHSAA 2018 football playoff schedule, state championships site announced

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced details for the 2018 football regional assignments and playoffs schedule, including the location for the state championship games. The OHSAA will return to using Saturday nights for several divisions during the playoffs and the 2018 title games will return to Tom Benson Hall of Fame […]

Coshocton County well represented at state track meet

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Coshocton County was well represented at the state track and field meet at The Ohio State University in Columbus. Coshocton High School’s Kennedy Haley wrapped up her high school career by competing in the high jump. “It (going to state) has been a goal of mine since I was a sophomore,” she […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – June 20, 2018

Mark’s Musings – June 20, 2018

It looks like the Three Rivers Bridge construction project is in full swing and a crew was even working on Sunday. With the various construction projects going on around the county I thought that perhaps there was an underlying motivation underway to keep the citizenry of Coshocton County inside the county borders this summer. That […]

Mark’s Musings – June 13, 2018

Mark’s Musings – June 13, 2018

Have we seen the last of the LeBron James era in Cleveland? James delivered on his promise of a championship for Cleveland despite a 1-3 finals record and the four game sweep suffered this year versus the Warriors – a team that is building its own legacy. The Cavs were just overmatched. Regardless if he […]

Mark’s Musings – June 6, 2018

Mark’s Musings – June 6, 2018

The Cavs came up a bit short in game one of “round four” although they pushed the Warriors into overtime on their home court. You know that LeBron will give it everything he has but it will take a team effort to win another championship for Cleveland. Several young men and women from Coshocton County […]

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2018

Like the coming of warm weather for spring, your NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket is probably perfect. I jest of course. The weather pattern for this week and especially the first day of spring does not bode well for those of us (everyone?) that are growing weary of the cold. But March it is and […]

Mark’s Musings – May 30, 2018

Mark’s Musings – May 30, 2018

Graduation and all the pomp and circumstance that accompanies it makes May a special time of the year. Whether your youngster is walking across the stage at a college or university, high school, or maybe even taking their first big step into school from pre-school it is a life moment to remember. I am sure […]

Mark’s Musings – May 23, 2018

Mark’s Musings – May 23, 2018

To say that May is a busy month would be a vast understatement. I think it is the busiest when you consider graduations, graduation celebrations and the true beginning of outdoor activities and work in our part of Ohio. You can mow the yard more than once a week – and some do – work […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 21, 2018

On June 20, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 1:12 P.M.  Cole Shaw of Coshocton was attempting to change lanes when he struck Patricia Stubbs while traveling northbound on 2nd Street.   Complaints 12:30 P.M.  Rodney Rogers of Coshocton reported damage to his residence.   12:42 P.M.  […]

Legal Notice

Jackson Township will hold their annual budget hearing at the regular June 27 meeting immediately after the regular meeting at 7 P.M. Shelly Webb, Fiscal Officer CCB: Jun 20’18

Legal Notice

The Monroe Township Board of Trustees will combine their regular June 2018 meeting and the proposed 2019 Budget Hearing meeting. The meeting will be held on June 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the township hall in Spring Mountain. Cathy Williamson, Fiscal Officer CCB: Jun 20’18

Legal Notice

The Washington Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on the 2019 Proposed Budget at 7:15 PM at the township meeting being held on Monday, July 2, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Washington Township Hall in Wakatomika. CCB: Jun 20’18

Legal Notice

Pursuant to Resolution# 2018-34 the Village of West Lafayette, Ohio is offering for sale to the highest and best bidder. Three (3) used motor vehicles are being offered; 1.2001 Dodge Neon, serial number 1B3ES46CX1D112485 . 2.1990 Ford Dump F47, serial number 2FDLF47M6LCA97581. 3.1998 Ford Ranger, serial number 1FTYR14X6NWPB124. The vehicles may be viewed at the […]

Legal Notice

Ord 31-18 Amend the City of Coshocton Building Code Adding Chapter 1355 Sections 1355.01-1355.09 Vacant Residential and Commercial Properties. Ord 47-18 Authorizing the Mayor or Service Director to sign all documents necessary to apply for the Public Assistance Grant Program for FEMA DR-4360-OH. . Complete text of this ordinance may be obtained or viewed at […]

Obituaries

Don R. Lane

COSHOCTON – Don R. Lane, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday June 21, 2018. He was born to Robert and Edna (Burdette) Lane on July 17, 1938. He married Margaret Casto on May 30, 1958. Don was an ordained pastor for over 40 years, and enjoyed golfing and classic cars. He […]

Lynn Renee Queen

WEST LAFAYETTE – Lynn Renee Queen, age 33, of West Lafayette, passed away on June 11, 2018. She was born in Athens, Ohio on June 25, 1984. Per her wishes, a cremation will take place at a later date. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is serving the family.

Randall Lawrence “Andy” Gindler

COSHOCTON – Randall Lawrence “Andy” Gindler, 39, of Coshocton, Ohio, formerly of Gonzales, Texas passed away on Monday June 18, 2018. Andy was born in Austin, Texas on August 8, 1979 to Bruce and Lisa (Farek) Gindler.  He married Heather R. Bush on January 26, 2016.  He had been a member of the First United […]

John D. Darr

John D. Darr

COSHOCTON – John Daniel Darr, 88, passed away on Tuesday June 19, 2018 at his residence. He was born in West Carlisle on January 4, 1930 to Perry A. and Alta E (Mencer) Darr. He was a graduate of 1949 Warsaw High School Pirates class, and then served in the U.S. Army CO A 503d […]

Laura Jolene Kehl

COSHOCTON – Laura Jolene Kehl, 79, of Coshocton passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation.  She was born in Newcomerstown on April 4, 1939 to the late John and Helen (Little) Shaw. Jolene graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1957 and worked as a librarian for Coshocton Public Library before […]

Beverly Joyce White

COSHOCTON – Beverly Joyce White of Coshocton, Ohio passed away at Signature Healthcare on June 13, 2018 at the age of 85. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Coates and Myrtle (Robinson) Coates of Camp Dennison, Ohio, brother Marvin Coates, sister Mary Louise Hunter, brother John Coates, daughter Beverly Jo White and […]

E-Edition

June 20, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

June 20, 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!

June 13, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

June 13, 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!

June 6, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

June 6, 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!

2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

This week’s e-edition of the 2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

May 30, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

May 30, 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!

May 23, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

May 23, 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!

Other Recent Posts

Farmers markets offer locally-grown food

Farmers markets offer locally-grown food

| June 21, 2018

COSHOCTON COUNTY – There are four farmers markets in Coshocton County that offer residents farm-to-table food that is grown in their own backyard. Farmers markets offer local produce and meat as well as flowers, home décor, baked goods, and much more. Enjoy your local farmers market each Saturday or visit all four. Coshocton Farmers Market […]

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Buckeye Brine seeks to diversify with well conversion

| June 21, 2018

COSHOCTON – Buckeye Brine, founded in 2011, has three operating brine injection wells at the company facility on Airport Road. The company has filed with the Ohio EPA to convert two of the three Class II wells into Class I non-hazardous injection waste wells. The facility employs 38 people and recently contributed to the repaving […]

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Coshocton County Board of DD hosts luncheon for providers

Coshocton County Board of DD hosts luncheon for providers

| June 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities hosted a luncheon on Tuesday, June 19 for its providers to those in the community with developmental disabilities. This was the first year for the luncheon which honored the time and dedication these providers have for individuals in the community with developmental disabilities. Both independent and […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 20, 2018

| June 20, 2018

On June 19, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:24 P.M.  Angela Smith of West Lafayette reported someone one struck her vehicle while parked in the 400 block of Main Street and left the scene.   Complaints 12:25 A.M.  Officers responded to a report of a fight […]

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Indian Mud Run returning for seventh year

Indian Mud Run returning for seventh year

| June 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – For the seventh year, Coshocton County will host the Indian Mud Run at Lake Park on Saturday, June 23. The pro class will begin at 8 a.m. Parking for spectators and participants is available at Lake Park by the ball fields. Shuttles will take you up to the former Hilltop Golf Course where […]

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