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Holiday string light recycling announced

Holiday string light recycling announced

COSHOCTON – Wait! Stop! Don’t throw away throw away those broken strings of holiday lights; turn them in to be recycled! Although string lights should not be placed in the regular recycling bins, there is a solution for this special item. Coshocton County Recycling & Litter Prevention is teaming up with Three Rivers Therapy and […]

Suspect taken into custody after vehicle pursuit

Suspect taken into custody after vehicle pursuit

COSHOCTON – On Nov 19 at 4 p.m., a road patrol deputy advised that he was attempting to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Second Street in the City of Coshocton. Moments later, he advised that the vehicle was fleeing and that he was in pursuit. Several units entered in the pursuit, which […]

New events bringing Christmas time fun to Main Street

New events bringing Christmas time fun to Main Street

COSHOCTON – Downtown business owners Linnet Lowe and Denise Guthrie are encouraging others to join them in some holiday fun. Lowe from Linnet’s Flowers on the Square and Guthrie from Mercantile on Main are working with Our Town Coshocton to host the inaugural store front decorating competition between downtown businesses. “Denise and I have had […]

ECOL Honors Band and Choir to perform tonight

ECOL Honors Band and Choir to perform tonight

WARSAW – Musicians from eight area schools met at River View High School today to prepare for a concert to be performed tonight, Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the high school. Top musicians from Cambridge, Coshocton, Dover, New Philadelphia, Marietta, Zanesville, Meadowbrook, and River View schools will come together on the River View […]

Ridgewood board meets

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Local School Board held its finance committee meeting Nov. 19, at 6:45 a.m. at Ridgewood High School Media Center followed a 7 a.m. with the regular meeting. The following commendation was given by the board: Thank you to Richard and Nancy Shryock and the Janusian Club for the purchase and […]

Dreher gives back to Coshocton County through service

Dreher gives back to Coshocton County through service

COSHOCTON – Many people know Rusty Dreher as the Coshocton County Dog Warden, but Dreher serves Coshocton County in many other capacities. He currently works fulltime for the Coshocton Fire Department as a firefighter, is a volunteer for the Three Rivers Fire District as the assistant fire chief, and is a member of the Coshocton […]

Sports

RHS athletes honored

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood Local Schools honored the following fall athletes at a recent board meeting: Golf: Trey Stoffer – 1st Team IVC, 1st Team East District, fourth place finish at District golf tournament; Cody Ramsey – 2nd Team IVC Golf; Gauge Shaw – Honorable Mention IVC Girls Golf: First girls golf team to qualify […]

CHS athletes honored

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton City Schools Board of Education honored the following fall athletes at their recent meeting: Football: Jaelen Brightwell-Walls – 1st Team ECOL Gray Division; Wesley Woodie – 1st Team ECOL Gray Division; Zach Bradford – 1st Team ECOL Gray Division Girls Soccer: Abby Bennett – 1st Team ECOL; Madelyn Nelson – 1st […]

RHS volleyball players receive awards

WEST LAFAYETTE – The following is a list of awards received by Ridgewood High School volleyball players: ­All Ohio Honorable Mention: Abbey Kellish IVC Awards: IVC Defensive Player of the Year – Abbey Kellish; First Team IVC -Abbey Kellish; Second Team IVC – Morgan Matis and Sydney Zinkon; and IVC Honorable Mention – Carly Griffith […]

RVHS approves varsity bowling team

RVHS approves varsity bowling team

WARSAW – After several youth who participate in bowling leagues at Legacy Lanes in Coshocton asked about having a bowling team at River View, Scott Fowler, front desk manager at the lanes, set out to help them. “We have around 30 youth who want to participate in bowling at River View.  Every county around us […]

Lady Bears record back to back championship seasons

Lady Bears record back to back championship seasons

WARSAW – River View Junior High’s eighth grade volleyball team won the ECOL title for the second year in a row. They are coached by Hope Kirker who also had the privilege of coaching them to their seventh grade title.

Eastern District Golf Coaches Association award winners named

COSHOCTON – The Eastern District Golf Coaches Association recently handed out the following awards to area golfers: Phil Allen Academic All-Ohio Honors (cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher): Clay Davis – Coshocton; Lucas Huston – River View; Shelby Byland – River View; Hallie Reed – Ridgewood; and Peyton Werntz – River View. Division II Eastern […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – November 21, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 21, 2018

As we prepare to observe and celebrate Thanksgiving Day here in America we need to take time to be thankful for what we have in this nation. People across the country are divided but on this day we need to come together and celebrate our freedoms. Those freedoms came at great sacrifice and they continue […]

Mark’s Musings – November 14, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 14, 2018

I searched my brain through and through this week for a “theme” for this column. In particular I was looking for something positive. I know it’s out there and that’s especially true for the economy and jobs. And while we are facing some oncoming challenges here in our own community we also have many positive […]

Mark’s Musings – November 7, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 7, 2018

And here we go! The holidays are headed our way in a hurry. Once the election is over and all the commercials and mailers go away, I think we naturally start thinking about Thanksgiving, turkey, the game with TTUN and of course, Christmas. At this point of course we can be thankful that the election […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 31, 2018

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 31, 2018

In my mind, the election could not get here soon enough. In my opinion we have enough negativity in the world and anything added on top is just a bit – well, over the top right now. Television ads and the almost daily bombardment of mailers that provide a touch of truth tinged with drama […]

Mark’s Musings – October 24, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 24, 2018

The third weekend of October is typically one of my favorites to be a resident of Coshocton County. The cool, crisp evenings and anything less than a ninety degree day makes it a favorite for me. It seems that we have – at least so far – simply bypassed the 70 degree days of autumn […]

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Okay, I voted already so that does mean I can “opt out” of all the political phone calls, mail, emails, texts (yes, we are now receiving those too except they are not addressed to me), television and internet commercials, etc., etc. I know the answer to this question of course – but a guy can […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 19, 2018

  On Nov. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accident None Reported   Complaints 11:05 P.M.  Deputies received a call in the 300 block of Jackson Alley in Warsaw about a 15 year old male that had run away with another female juvenile from the Warsaw area. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 18, 2018

  On Nov. 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s)   Accident 3:16 A.M.  Dakota Vansickle of Millersburg was traveling south on State Route 83 North and fell asleep behind the wheel and went off the right side of the road and struck an embankment.   11:02 A.M.  Christina […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 17, 2018

On Nov. 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accident 6:48 A.M.  Austin Binning of Warsaw was traveling west on US 36 when he failed to control his vehicle and went off the left side of the road into a corn field.   6:01 P.M.  Alexia McCoy of […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Nov. 17, 2018

On Nov. 16, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer responded to the 400 block of West Main Street for in reference to a verbal dispute.

Legal Notice

PUBLIC Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio PNC BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs ERNEST J. HUSTON, ET. AL. Defendants Case No. 2018 CI 0397 Cindy Rochelle Carpenter, Ernest J. Huston and Jane Doe, Name Unknown, Spouse, if any of Ernest J. Huston, whose last known addresses are: 323 North 2nd Street, Coshocton, […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 16, 2018

On Nov. 15, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accident None Reported   Complaints 9:43 A.M.  Jason Michael of Coshocton reported the theft of medications.   3:16 P.M.  Mark Householder was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Francis Wade Schuler

Francis Wade Schuler

Francis Wade Schuler, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Friday, November 16, 2018.  He was born in Keene on June 12 to the late John and Alma (Still) Schuler. Wade graduated from Keene High School and went on to serve in the United States Army for two years.  After the Army he received […]

James Thomas Lucas

James Thomas Lucas

COSHOCTON – James Thomas Lucas, 93, of Coshocton passed away 8:56 P.M. Thursday, November 15, 2018 to join his beloved wife of 65 years, Idaellen. Born March 30, 1925 in Kelso, Washington he was the son of the late James Cole and Ella Edith (Moore) Lucas.  He married Idaellen Moore September 25, 1948.  She preceded […]

Dale E. Foster

Dale E. Foster

COSHOCTON – Dale Eugene Foster, 72, passed away on Nov. 14, 2018 in his home along with his wife Barbara. He was born July 15, 1946 in Coshocton to the late Robert and Mary Nadine (Holder) Foster. He was a 1966 graduate of River View High School, and a US Army Vietnam Veteran. He founded […]

Barbara J. Foster

Barbara J. Foster

COSHOCTON- Barbara Jean (Jackson) Foster, 63, passed away on Nov. 14, 2018 in her home along with her husband Dale. She was born July 11, 1955 in Coshocton to the late Charles R. and Edith (Martin) Jackson. She graduated from River View High School in 1973 with honors, and retired as a hair stylist. She […]

Glen E. Geog

Glen E. Geog

MILLERSBURG- Glen Eugene Geog, 86, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at Majora Lane Nursing & Rehabilitation. He was born March 20, 1932 in Millersburg to the late Emerson Buker and Pearl L. (Pigman) Geog. He was a former oil field tool dresser and also worked in the timber industry. He loved to joke around with […]

James Almack

James Almack

COSHOCTON- James Almack, 72, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at Signature Healthcare, where he was a resident. He was born March 5, 1946 in Coshocton Co. to the late Clyde and Lucinda (Shepard) Almack. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Coshocton. He is survived by his friend and caregiver, Ralph (Betty) Johnson […]

E-Edition

November 14, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 14, 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!

November 7, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 7, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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October 31, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 31, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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October 24, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 24, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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October 17, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 17, 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! Click to view the 2018 Jr. Fair Auction section.

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

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McDonald’s opens new building for business

McDonald’s opens new building for business

| November 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – A new and improved, high tech McDonald’s opened to the public on Monday morning, Nov. 19. The restaurant closed on Aug. 5 and was rebuilt from the ground up. “It’s the future of McDonald’s restaurants,” said Chad Lawson, director of operations. “We have a state of the art kitchen, side by side drive-thru […]

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CMHA board meeting

| November 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the CMHA Learning Center, 823 Magnolia St., Coshocton. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss regular business.

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Man taken by medical helicopter after accident

| November 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – On Nov. 17, at 11:02 a.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls in reference to an accident on South Second Street and Brown’s Lane. Upon arrival of emergency personnel, it was discovered that Steven L Guilliams (64) of Coshocton had been driving his 2009 Harley Davidson Motorcycle northbound on South […]

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Footlight Players present ‘Funny Valentines’

Footlight Players present ‘Funny Valentines’

| November 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – Sheila Mayse encourages people to come see what the Triple Locks Theater offers and right now that is the Footlight Players production of “Funny Valentines.” “There are a lot of twists and turns and cases of mistaken identities,” said Mayse, business manager of the board and a member of the play-reading committee. “You […]

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CHS Community Dinner held for 15th year

CHS Community Dinner held for 15th year

| November 16, 2018

COSHOCTON – Fifteen years ago, John Mattison approached Cathy Waibel and asked her to help with a project – and the CHS Community Dinner began. This year, the meal was held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Coshocton High School. “I sat down with the phone book and started calling restaurants about food, then calling businesses […]

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