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Celebrate responsibly this holiday season

Celebrate responsibly this holiday season

COSHOCTON – No one thinks their holiday celebration will end in tragedy, but unfortunately December is one of the most notorious months for arrests, accidents and deaths involving alcohol because of an increase in the number of parties, social gatherings and other holiday celebrations. According to Lt. Matt Boyd from the Ohio State Highway Patrol […]

Rick Merrell retires from Annin

Rick Merrell retires from Annin

COSHOCTON – Rick Merrell will greatly miss the people he’s worked with at Annin Flagmakers over the last 13 years. “They are good people,” said Merrell, who recently retired as director of operations. “They’ve been a treat to be around. It’s been nice to get up in the morning and want to come to work.” […]

Warsaw students learn lesson about giving

Warsaw students learn lesson about giving

WARSAW – Warsaw Elementary School Principal Frank Polen said about the recent canned food drive held at the school, “Each day we challenged the kids to bring in canned foods and we had a different theme for two weeks, everything from favorite team day to favorite character day, various things for the past two weeks. […]

Union students learn about holidays around the world

Union students learn about holidays around the world

WARSAW – Did you know that people in India decorate banana trees instead of pine trees at Christmas time? This is just one of the many facts Carter Russell learned while preparing for Union Elementary School’s Holidays Around the World. Students in kindergarten through third grade spend Dec. 15-18, discovering how other countries celebrate Christmas […]

Rotary Club Dec. 19 winners named

COSHOCTON – The Dec. 19 Rotary Club 12 Days of Christmas winners are: Royce Emerson, Patty Dilly and Carol Bosson. They each received a Kindle Fire HD sponsored by Edward Jones / Raymond James.

Sports

CHS makes changes to junior high sports schedule

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School has announced the following changes to its junior high basketball schedule: – CHS 7/8 Boys Basketball on 1/14/15 is now going to be played at Zanesville, starting time is 5:00 pm. The boys will play at McIntire Elementary and the girls will play at the middle school

CHS announces schedule changes

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School has announced the following changes to its sports schedules: – Coshocton Lady Redskins JV-V Basketball:  1/10/15 @ home with New Phila will start at 6:00pm – Coshocton 7/8 Girls Basketball with Dover on 1/22/15 has been moved to 1/17/15, 10:00am @ Cosh. Elementary – Coshocton 7/8 Boys Basketball with Meadowbrook on 1/26/15 […]

Coshocton Elks BPO 376 hoop shoot winners named

Coshocton Elks BPO 376 hoop shoot winners named

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Elks Lodge BPO 376 held the annual hoop shoot at Coshocton High School on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14 with a nice group of youngsters participating. While the numbers were down from last year due to several other youth oriented sports events happening in the community, the youth that participated were enthusiastic. […]

RVHS hosts Black Bear Swimming Invite

COSHOCTON – The 13th annual Black Bear Swimming Invitational took place Dec. 14. Area swimmer had awesome results. The Dover boys and girls swept first place titles, and the The Lady Bears finished third overall and Coshocton placed Fifth. For the Boys, Coshocton finished second to Dover and the Bears took fifth. Medals were awarded […]

Peoples donates to Coshocton Unified Boosters

Peoples donates to Coshocton Unified Boosters

COSHOCTON – Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently awarded $5,000 to the Coshocton Unified Boosters toward the renovation of Stewart Field. The donation will be used to help fund Phase I of the estimated $595,000 project. “Stewart Field has been the home of Coshocton High […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 17, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 17, 2014

It’s almost here. Christmas. The day that the world – on the outside – goes eerily silent. Less traffic, less hustle and bustle, no shopping (that I know of). Now, what goes on inside can be a bit of craziness. Wrapping paper being shredded left and right. Laughing, shouting and carrying on of all sorts. […]

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 10, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 10, 2014

The weekend was a flurry – well, that is the wrong word I suppose with the rain instead of the fluffy stuff – of activities in Coshocton County. Santa Claus came to West Lafayette despite the parade being cancelled due to a steady and cold rain. No sense causing Santa to catch cold. Hopefully you […]

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 3, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Dec. 3, 2014

Flip, flip, flip, flip – ahhh, the Hallmark Channel. Finally, some television worth watching. Come on; tell me you don’t watch one or two of these sappily made and easily predictable shows about romance, Christmas lights and turkey. Conveniently located in the upper numbers on your television – depending on, of course, whether you have […]

Mark’s Musings – November 26, 2014

Mark’s Musings – November 26, 2014

Santa has arrived in Coshocton! Kids of all ages bundled from head to toe lined the parade route on a cold Friday evening in November to welcome the jolly ol’ guy to the community for another Christmas season. Glad I got those insulated boots! Our community certainly knows when to pull together and the holiday […]

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 19, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 19, 2014

From the words made famous by Gomer Pyle, “Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!” Yep. The snow, while not exactly a “surprise” in the real meaning of the word, struck Coshocton County with a ferocity not seen since – well, last winter. So winter is here, huh? According to the calendar on the wall or on your smartphone, […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 19, 2014

On December 18 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and four complaints. Complaints – THE LITTER OFFICER REPORTED KELLY SMART IN TOWNSHIP REPORTED SOMEONE DUMPED TRASH IN HER YARD. – THE LITTER OFFICER REPORTED AND ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON TR 432. – THE LITTER OFFICER REPORTED AND ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON TR 294. – WALMART […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 18, 2014

On December 17 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and three complaints. Accidents – BRETT MATHIAS OF FRESNO WAS NORTHBOUND ON CR406 AND WENT LEFT OF CENTER STRIKING CHRISTINA BIBLE OF FRESNO WHO WAS SOUTHBOUND ON CR406. Complaints – OFFICERS RESPONDED TO THE 400 BLOCK OF SOUTH 10TH STREET TO SERVE A WARRANT. WARRANT WAS […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 17, 2014

On December 16 the Sheriff’s Office investigated four accidents and eight complaints. Accidents – The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a non-injury accident in the CVS parking lot. – Elaine Casey of West Lafayette backed into a parked vehicle belonging to Joseph Griffith of Coshocton in the Walgreens Pharmacy parking lot. – Katie Harris […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 16, 2014

On December 15 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – TYLER A SALTERS OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DAMAGING AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT. – STEPHEN R WEARS OF COSHOCTON REPORTED BEING ASSAULTED AND THE THEFT OF ITEMS FROM HIS HOME. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 15, 2014

On December 14 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – TERI L PENDLEY OF COSHOCTON REPORTED VANDALISM TO HER VEHICLE. – JESSICA M DAVIS OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Obituaries

Pearl M. Hiltner

Pearl M. Hiltner

COSHOCTON- Pearl Mary (Nichol) Hiltner passed away peacefully at Autumn Extended Care on December 15, 2014. She was born in Berlin, New Hampshire on November 9, 1918 to John Barnard and Eva Cecilia Ashley Nichol.  Pearl lived in Manchester, New Hampshire, and worked at Grenier Field where she was a secretary to Col. William Lambert […]

Euretta M. Hughes

COSHOCTON – Euretta Margaret Hughes, 93, of Coshocton died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Autumn Extended Care. She was born May 18, 1921 in Morgan County to the late Robert Ray and Twila G. (Johnson) Carle. She was a retired employee of the former Edmont Glove Co. in Coshocton. She is survived by a daughter, […]

Rodney K. Matchett

Rodney K. Matchett

Rodney K. Matchett, 74, of West Lafayette died December 11, 2014 at Kobacker House Hospice in Columbus following a short illness. Rodney was born June 5, 1940 to Russell and Edna (Oliver) Matchett at Adamsville, Ohio. He was a 1958 graduate of Adamsville High School. Rodney began his work career at R.M. Bluck & Son, […]

Wilma (Axline) Mikesell

Wilma (Axline) Mikesell

COSHOCTON- Wilma M. (Axline) Mikesell, 93, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014, at Grant Medical Trauma Center in Columbus, OH.  She resided at Windsorwood Place in Coshocton most of the past 6 years. She was born in Coshocton County on April 18, 1921, to D. D. & Esther (Bell) Axline.  After she graduated from Perry-Pike […]

Russell Joseph Beck

Russell Joseph “Russ” Beck, 73, of Willis, TX and formerly of Coshocton and Washington D.C. passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at his home in Texas. Born August 22, 1941 in Buffalo, New York, he was the son of the late Robert Francis and Irene Belle (Sage) Beck, Sr. Russell had attended school in […]

E-Edition

December 17, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

December 17, 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!

December 10, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

December 10, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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December 3, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

December 3, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 26, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

November 26, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 19, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

November 19, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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