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RHS to continue tradition of excellence

RHS to continue tradition of excellence

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School Marching Band is looking forward to continuing its tradition of excellence. “The band did very well last season,” said John Lindig, director. “We won our class at all five contests we attended. Highlight of the season was going to state finals and receiving a superior rating. It marked our 24th […]

CHS to compete with ‘Invincible’

CHS to compete with ‘Invincible’

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton High School Marching Band has been working hard to put together what director Barry Hardesty says is a very challenging show. “It’s a pretty challenging show musically and visually,” he said. “We will be marching some pretty quick tempos at high velocity. Much of the music we will be marching is […]

RVHS Marching Band planning for a great season

RVHS Marching Band planning for a great season

WARSAW – River View High School’s marching band director has high hopes for a great season. “The pieces of the puzzle are there and the kids have the desire,” said Keith Watson, who is starting his 13th year with the Marching Black Bears. This year’s band has 66 members and will perform a show called, […]

Cover crop seeding program set

Cover crop seeding program set

COSHOCTON – Did you see crazy little yellow planes last September flying so close to the ground you could almost reach out and grab them? Were you close enough to see something come out of the airplane? Well don’t worry; it’s all good and going to happen again this September. The Coshocton Soil and Water […]

Historic Roscoe Village hosts home school days

Historic Roscoe Village hosts home school days

COSHOCTON – Roscoe Village invites you to participate in its upcoming Home School Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16. It promises to be a full day of having fun while learning. Enjoy hands-on crafts with candle dipping, tin punching and wooden top painting. Hear the blacksmith’s anvil ring, print […]

Sports

Hickory Flat group plays

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Hickory Flat Tuesday Morning Ladies League played Aug. 26. Play of the day was Gross – Putts. Winners were: A Flight – Deb Bucklew; B Flight – Gail Sharp. Low scorer was Deb Bucklew with her 44. The committee included Gail Sharp.

Three Rivers Bass Masters club winners

WILLS CREEK – Three Rivers Bass Masters met Aug. 24 for a tournament at Wills Creek. Receiving first place was Ivan Weaver with a 14.57 lb. catch, second place was awarded to Greg Montgomery with an 11.15 lb. bass, James Hardway received third place with a 9.75 lb. catch, and Gary Mansfield was awarded the […]

Carrollton defeats Ridgewood 6-2

WEST LAFAYETTE – In girls soccer, Carrollton defeated Ridgewood 6-2. After 34 minutes of scoreless play, Riley Knotts got Carrollton on the board on an assist from Jess Stertzbach. The Lady Warriors scored to more before halftime on a pair of goals from Sarah Donley. Knotts scored two more in the second half to put […]

Lady Bear soccer team hoping to turn the corner

WARSAW – After a pair of seasons in which it finished below the .500 mark, the River View High School girls’ soccer team is hoping 2014 is a season of change. “This, we hope, will be the final year of a rebuilding process,” said head coach Dave Kridler, who begins his 14th season at the […]

Lady Generals hope to relive magical season

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School volleyball squad lived the dream that every team in every sport hopes to achieve in 2013 and head coach Kayla (Crozier) Miller says the expectations have not been lowered. “We have high expectations,” said Miller. “It’s a big challenge having the target on our back because of their […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 27, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 27, 2014

We need to take a pause to remember all of those that labor on our behalf with the Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. The first Labor Day parade was held Sept. 5, 1882 in the city of New York. The holiday was organized by the Central Labor Union to exhibit “the strength and […]

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Our community has certainly been in the news this past week. It does seem, though, that we often make the Columbus and regional news for the wrong reasons. Depending, of course, which side of things you’re on. But I think we all would agree that the explosion at Coshocton Grain Company has both a negative […]

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Thumbs up to this year’s Canal Festival organizers – from the parade to the promenade to the junior queen and queen contest – it was a rip roaring festival that our community can be proud of. Local high school marching bands, football squads, cheerleaders and fall sports athletes at all area schools are getting themselves […]

Mark’s Musings – August 6, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 6, 2014

Do you ever find yourself wondering about the different combinations of meals that we consume? For example, take the BLT. A bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. I prefer mine with a smattering of mayonnaise. But there is no “m.” What if it was ham instead of bacon – would it then be an HLT sandwich? […]

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 […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 27, 2014

On August 26 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and eight complaints. Accidents – MARY ROSS OF COSHOCTON WAS BACKING OUT OF THE DRIVEWAY OF 1705 N E MAIN STREET WHEN SHE BACKED INTO TRECIA ATWOOD OF COSHOCTON. Complaints – ANTHONY COX OF CLEVELAND REPORTED HIS RESIDENCE IN COSHOCTON BROKEN INTO AND SEVERAL FIREARMS AND […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 26, 2014

On August 25 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and three complaints. Complaints – TABITHA S TURNBULL OF COSHOCTON REPORTED THE THEFT OF ITEMS FROM HER HOME. – BRYER E MITCHUM OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH 2 COUNTS OF VIOLATION OF PROTECTION ORDER. – VINCENT M MYERS JR OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 25, 2014

On August 24 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and four complaints. Accidents – WILLIAM ROBERTS OF ZANESVILLE WAS NORTHBOUND ON STH 2ND STREET AND SLOWING FOR A TRAFFIC LIGHT AT WALNUT STREET WHEN HE WAS REAR ENDED BY CARL STEVENS OF COSHOCTON. Complaints – OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC IN THE 300 BLOCK OF […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 24, 2014

On August 23 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – Aaron Wilson of Coshocton was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing. – Kristi Jordan of Coshocton reported vandalism to her vehicle while parked on Burt Ave. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 23, 2014

On August 22 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and three complaints. Accidents – A Coshocton City school bus side swiped a parked vehicle on E main. No injuries were reported. Complaints – Robert Watson of Coshocton reported his mothers residence had been broken into and multiple items were taken. – Josh Arnold of Coshocton […]

Obituaries

Ronald E. ‘Ron’ Larr

Ronald E. “Ron” Larr, 80, of Coshocton passed away on Thursday August 28, 2014. Ron was born in Conesville, Ohio on November 12, 1933 to the late Gerald and Juanita (Pepper) Larr. Ron started his working career when he was 11 years old delivering the Columbus Dispatch in Conesville where he grew up. After graduating […]

Ruth Alliene ‘Rudy’ Butchko

Ruth Alliene “Rudy” Butchko, 90, of Fresno and formerly of Amherst went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Signature Healthcare of Coshocton. Born March 12, 1924 in Washington, PA, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Ethel Minnie (Allen) Rayzor. Alliene had been a model in New York […]

Donald Richard ‘Donnie’ Cutshall Jr

Donald Richard “Donnie” Cutshall, Jr., 41 of Coshocton  passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 5:04 A.M. at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following surgery. Born April 22, 1973 in Coshocton, he was the son of Donald Richard Cutshall, Sr. of Coshocton and the late Mary Katherine (Potter) Cutshall-Stone. Donnie had been self employed […]

Peggy Moore

CINCINNATI – Margaret A. “Peggy” Moore, 77, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati following a lengthy illness. She was born in Coshocton on Nov. 2, 1936 to David Samuel and Mary Beatrice (South) Moore. She was a 1954 graduate of Union Local High School, Warsaw, Ohio and attended Dr. Brown’s Lab […]

Benjamin F. Wertz Jr.

Benjamin F. Wertz Jr.

Benjamin F. Wertz Jr., 80, of Baltic, formerly of Fresno passed away at Oak Point Nursing Home in Baltic on Tuesday August 26, 2014. Ben was born in Unionville, PA on September 9, 1933 to the late Benjamin Wertz Sr. and Helen (Huss) Wertz. He served in the US Air Force, was a truck driver […]

E-Edition

August 27, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 27, 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!

August 20, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 20, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 13, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 13, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 6, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 6, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 30, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 30, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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