Community News

Fatal crash claims the life of Fresno man

Zanesville State Troopers are investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on  SR 16 near mile post two in Coshocton County.  At about 8:30 a.m. Aug. 8, a pick-up pulling a trailer was struck after it became disabled in the roadway. According to Sgt. Jeffrey Jirles, a 2004 GMC pick-up truck driven by 54 year old […]

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Dedicated assistant retires from Coshocton Veterinary Clinic

Dedicated assistant retires from Coshocton Veterinary Clinic

Almost 25 years ago Trish Melnichenko replied to an ad in the paper and over time became a jack of all trades at the Coshocton Veterinary Clinic. “I think my farming background made a big difference in getting the job,” Melnichenko said. “I’ve done everything here from step one to helping with surgeries.” Melnichenko said […]

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Plans revealed for former AEP Power Plant

Plans revealed for former AEP Power Plant

A meeting was held at the former AEP Power Plant on Thursday, Aug. 6 to share the plans of the company that purchased the plant and 2,500 acres. Frontier Group of Companies revealed their plans to clean up the site, demolish some of the buildings and look for new tenants for the new Conesville Industrial […]

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Sports

OHSAA adjusts season if football is approved by Governor

Following a recommendation this week from the Governor’s Office to shorten the season due to concerns that COVID-19 may spike in early winter, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Friday that if high school football games are approved by the Governor, all teams will enter the playoffs beginning Oct. 9 and the state championship […]

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Lahna records low score in ladies golf league

The Hickory Flats Tuesday evening ladies golf league met on July 14. The play of the day was low gross minus putts. The winners were A flight, Connie Lahna, and B flight, Pat Talbot. The low scores were Lahna, 42, and Sherry Kirkpatrick, 43.

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Junior golfers play in Bolivar

The First National Bank Junior Golf Tour was held July 9 at Wilkshire Golf Club in Bolivar. Results included Girls 13-15 Division (red tees; nine holes), Paige Nicely (River View), 52; Boys 12 & Under Division (red tees; nine holes), Gavin Gress (River View), 37, Colton Gress (River View), 39, and Caleb Kline (River View), […]

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Opinion

Tales from the haymow

Tales from the haymow

Reading David Marrison’s Coshocton County Ag & Natural Resources newsletter this week, particularly the section that he wrote for the Farm & Dairy paper with memories of making hay brought back my own fond memories of that summertime chore. It especially brought forth memories of my mom and dad at the farm. Mom and Dad […]

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Could our ‘new normal’ be the new normal?

Could our ‘new normal’ be the new normal?

Some scientists are now beginning to wonder if the COVID-19 virus will ever go away or could it become the fifth of the strains of coronaviruses that are already endemic in humans. The official scientific nomenclature for this virus is SARS-CoV-2. Other coronaviruses can cause anything from the common cold to a severe disease like […]

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Baseball is coming back with changes

Baseball is coming back with changes

As many of us continue to deal with slow or intermittent internet issues, dropped cell phone coverage and many other aspects of the ramped-up pace of working remotely, did we ever consider that COVID-19 would cause us to become more fractured and divided instead of bringing us closer together? Combine that with the riots and […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for August 11, 2020

On August 10, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 1 Complaint.  Accidents: Cynthia Bradford and Amanda Wilson were involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in the parking lot of Burger King. Kelly Pantelouskas was involved in a single vehicle accident on County Road 12. Complaints:  Alisa Rehard was cited for driving without a […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for August 9, 2020

On August 8, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 4 Complaints.  Accidents:    Complaints:  Samantha S. Davis of Coshocton, was cited for speeding while traveling on US 36 near County Road 170. Deputies were dispatched to the 1500 Block of Sleepy Hollow Drive, in reference to a possible fraud case that occurred a couple […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for August 8, 2020

On August 7, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents:  Charles Hathaway III of Coshocton, was parked in the post office parking lot when he shifted his vehicle into neutral, coasting backwards into Marilyn Corder of Coshocton, who was stationary at the drop off slots. Dale Ward, Barbara Ward and Laven Mast […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Coshocton County Cloud Climbers RC Club to hold event

Coshocton County Cloud Climbers RC Club to hold event

Coshocton County Cloud Climbers RC Club will hold its annual fly-in event on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Tri-City Airport on state Route 93 outside of West Lafayette. Each pilot will fly three times, and spectators are welcome. The event will begin at 9 a.m., and there is no charge, but donations can be made. […]

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United Way of Coshocton introducing new fundraisers that support local

United Way of Coshocton introducing new fundraisers that support local

UPDATE: 0.5K For United Way has now been postponed until next spring. 🙁 They won’t all be gathered in one spot this year, but United Way of Coshocton County is still doing its part to support those who have shared their culinary skills at the annual Taste of Coshocton. “When we decided to not have […]

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Deadline for scholarship extended

Deadline for scholarship extended

Due to the coronavirus, the deadline for the Joan McNeely Working Woman Scholarship has been extended to Monday, July 13. The checks will be disbursed at the August picnic on Monday, Aug. 17. You can pick up applications at Jacobs-Vanaman Insurance,  530 Main Street. Due to precautions and safety of employees, knock on their door […]

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E-Edition

August 5, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

August 5, 2020 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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July 29, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

July 29, 2020 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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July 22, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

July 22, 2020 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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