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Women in Agriculture Program announced

Women in Agriculture Program announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County OSU Extension will host the Women in Agriculture program on Friday, Oct. 20 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Frontier Power Community Room. The interactive Lady Landowner workshop provides women landowners with the confidence, skills, and resources necessary to interact with tenants, develop and negotiate lease arrangements, and more. Registration […]

Township Road 85 closure announced

Township Road 85 closure announced

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Engineer Frederick Wachtel announced that construction crews will be replacing bridge number one on Township Road 85 in Crawford Township, beginning Thursday, Sept. 21. The road will re-open to traffic on Oct. 10, weather permitting. The work will force the closure of Township Road 85, between Township Road 232 and Township Road […]

Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center to help Ohio take 10 million steps to prevent falls

Coshocton Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center to help Ohio take 10 million steps to prevent falls

COSHOCTON – To mark National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Coshocton Springs is proud to partner with STEADY U Ohio, the state’s older adult falls prevention initiative, to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls!” Join us at Coshocton Springs, 1991 Otsego Avenue, Coshocton, on Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. to participate in a one-mile […]

Coshocton Foundation awards grants to organizations

Coshocton Foundation awards grants to organizations

COSHOCTON – The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation met recently and awarded seven grants totaling $33,226 to various community organizations. The grants awarded include: $12,826 to Kids America, Inc. to assist in the purchase of new weight room equipment as part of a refurbishing project $6,250 to Chili Crossroads Bible Church for four partial […]

Coshocton County Animal Shelter celebrates 50 years

Coshocton County Animal Shelter celebrates 50 years

COSHOCTON – In August 1966, a group of concerned citizens approached local county and city officials with the need for a centralized animal shelter so stray, injured and unwanted pets could be properly cared for. For the next six months, where the building would be located was one of the most hotly debated topics in […]

Five-time Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter to play PAC

Five-time Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter to play PAC

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Five-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will play the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University – Tuscarawas on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Beloved by fans and critics alike, Carpenter has recorded 14 albums and sold over 14 million records. With hits like […]

Sports

River View Black Bear Invitational results announced

WEST LAFAYETTE – The River View Black Bear Invitational was help at Hickory Flat Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette, on Saturday, Sept. 16. Par 72 played. Team scores: 1.  John Glenn   311 2.  Garaway   312 3.  Marietta   315 4.  Coshocton   316 5.  Zanesville   317 6.  Tri-Valley   319 7.  Dover   325 8.  River View   329 9.  Ridgewood   343 10. New Philadelphia   345 11. Cambridge   348 12. Meadowbrook   364 13. Newcomerstown   383 14. Morgan   384 15. River View “B”   387 16. […]

RHS golf’s against Sandy Valley

BOLIVAR – The Ridgewood High School girls’ golf team competed against Sandy Valley on Sept. 18 at Wilkshire Golf Course. Team scores were: Ridgewood – 195; Sandy Valley – 193. Ridgewood was led by Lexi Zimmer – 42; Sadie Wilson- 46; Brianna Brady – 51; Hallie Reed – 56; Sydney Matis – 57; and Ally […]

Strasburg hosts River View and Indian Valley

SUGARCREEK – Strasburg hosted River View and Indian Valley at Willandale Golf Course on Sept. 18. Old Nine played. The results are as follows: River View-200 Marie Stufflebean-47 Madalyn Cutshall-49 Shelby Byland-52 Peyton Werntz-52 Strasburg-208 Emalee Nave-45 (Medalist) Brooke Spinell-50 Rebekah Sugalski-53 Olivia Martin-60 Indian Valley-215 Kiera Brown-46 Olivia Shaw-49 Maddy McDaniel-56 Mikenze Morrison-64 The […]

RVHS girls host Garaway

WEST LAFAYETTE – River View High School girls’ golf team hosted Garaway on Sept. 14 at Hickory Flats Golf Course. Team scores were: River View – 182 and Garaway – 160. River View was led by Marie Stufflebean – 38; Shelby Byland – 46; Emma Anderson – 46; Kailyn Shalosky and Madalyn Cutshall – 52.

CHS boys pick up soccer win

COSHOCTON – Thursday night, Sept. 14, at Stewart Field, Coshocton beat Massillon Washington 3-0. Carter Coffman scored from Jackson Unger early in the first half. A few minutes later Ethan Brown scored from Cervera Braxton. Jackson Unger finished out the scoring with less than 10 minutes to go in the game. Cayden Coffman had the assist. […]

RHS girls golf against Garaway

SUGARCREEK – Ridgewood High School’s girls’ golf team played the front nine with Garaway on Sept. 13 at Willandale Golf Course. Team scores were: Ridgewood – 196 and Garaway – 161. Ridgewood was led by: Lexi Zimmer – 44; Sadie Wilson – 47; Hallie Reed – 52; Brianna Brady – 53; Sydney Matis – 65; […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 20, 2017

Are you fair ready or fairly ready? You might think that’s a trick question – it’s not! Preparing for the Coshocton County Fair is always a lot of work depending on your level of involvement. Have a booth in the large or small commercial building or along the second midway? Lots of work. Working on […]

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 13, 2017

To pause and reflect on September 11, 2001 is for most Americans I think, something that enters our mind this time of year and particularly that specific day on the calendar. It is Monday, September 11 as I write this column and I am confident that all those that were of the age to remember […]

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – September 6, 2017

You have to feel for the people of Houston, parts of Louisiana and the area surrounding Houston. I am sure you have been watching at least some of the coverage and the terrible tragedy that is unfolding with regard to the loss of life, property, pet and human suffering. It will take years for this […]

Mark’s Musings – August 30, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 30, 2017

It’s time for . . . BACON, BACON AND MORE BACON!! Yep. The third annual Appalachian Bacon Nation festival is this weekend – in tandem with First Friday on Friday, Sept. 1 and then on Saturday, Sept. 2 the Bacon Festival will feature lots of activities downtown at the Art PARK and court square with […]

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 23, 2017

Perhaps it is in the cards for the Cleveland Browns to have a winning season when the moon and stars align. WAIT JUST A MOMENT HERE! That is going to happen TODAY – in fact, this afternoon. Yes, according to the expert of all experts, per the internet the sun is considered a star. I […]

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Mark’s Musings – August 16, 2017

Can our nation climb back out of this black hole of separation and hate? Or is this the new norm? I certainly hope not. We just can’t seem to get to a place of calm for any length of time. I think the national media needs to shoulder a large part of this burden. The […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 19, 2017

Officer received a traffic complaint in the 300 block of Fairview Street.

Legal Notice

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be received by the Coshocton County Commissioners, 401 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812 until 10:00 AM on October 02, 2017 for the Coshocton County Sheriff Office building addition and at said time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. Bid forms may be secured at the office […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 18, 2017

On Sept. 17, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received an animal complaint in the 200 block of East Union Avenue.   Officer received a report of disorderly subjects in the 600 block of Plainfield Road.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 17, 2017

On Sept. 16, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a report of an unwanted person in the 500 block of South Oak Street.   A resident in the 600 block of Plainfield Road reported property damage.   Officer received a report of a domestic dispute in the 600 […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 18, 2017

On Sept. 17, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 1:27 A.M. The Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible impaired driver, driving a dark colored suv. A Deputy located the vehicle and followed it to the Village Marathon.  Upon investigation Devin Senter […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 17, 2017

On Sept. 16, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 12:52 A.M. Samuel Mitchell of Warsaw was traveling south on County Road 23 and was rounding a curve when he lost control of his vehicle going off the roadway and striking a guardrail.   11:37 P.M. Ronal Lillibridge […]

Obituaries

Paul M. Landschulz

Paul M. Landschulz

COSHOCTON – Paul M. Landschulz, 82, passed away peacefully in his home on September 13, 2017. He was born on November 14, 1934 in Dubuque, Iowa.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1956, the same year he married Coshocton native Mary Ellen McConnell.  He is survived by Mary Ellen and their five children: […]

Eric T. Abood

Eric T. Abood

TOLEDO – Eric T. Abood, 43 of Toledo, formerly of Coshocton passed away on Tuesday September 12, 2017. Eric was born in Zanesville on May 4, 1974. He graduated in 1992 from Coshocton High School where he was a varsity letterman in soccer, swimming and tennis. He was also a gifted vocalist and actor. Eric […]

Cherri L. Hart

Cherri L. Hart

WARSAW – Cherri Lynn Hart, 73, of Warsaw died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at her residence. She was born July 23, 1944 in Coshocton County to the late Thomas J. and Mae Louise (Phillips) Keefer. Cherri was a homemaker who loved to cook and bake and a member of the Nellie Chapel United Methodist Church. […]

Doris Joan (McDonnell) Deibel

DOVER – Doris Joan (McDonnell) Deibel, 84, of Baltic (formerly of Fresno) passed away September 10, 2017 at Union Hospital, Dover, Ohio. Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Renner’s St. Paul United Church of Christ with Pastor Jim Henninger officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call […]

Mary Jane Lowe

Mary Jane Lowe

FRAZYESBURG – Mary Jane Lowe, 69, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born March 12, 1948 in Warsaw to the late Roy D. and Willaw (Ward) Guthrie. She was a devoted mother and homemaker most of her life.  She worked at Lazarus in Columbus, The Collection Bureau in Coshocton and The […]

Beverly Jo White

Beverly Jo White

COSHOCTON – Sister Beverly Jo White was born July 5, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She passed away on September 8, 2017 at the age of 61. She and her five siblings were raised primarily in Minneapolis, Minnesota; however because of their father’s job with the Federal government, the family moved several times; and the children […]

E-Edition

September 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 20, 2017 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!

September 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 13, 2017 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!

September 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

September 6, 2017 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 30, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 30, 2017 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 23, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 23, 2017 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 16, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

August 16, 2017 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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Eastern Ohio Community Roundtable discusses elder issues

Eastern Ohio Community Roundtable discusses elder issues

| September 18, 2017

CAMBRIDGE – “Eastern Ohio Community Roundtable on Elder Issues” sponsored by the Ohio Department of Aging met at the Crossroads Library on Sept. 14 with Area Agency on Aging, Region 9 (AAA9) and many other state and county agencies and local officials to discuss the challenges of opiate addiction as more grandparents are raising grandchildren […]

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Poker Run benefits local children

Poker Run benefits local children

| September 18, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Flat Broke Riders Club of Coshocton hosted its first benefit poker run on Saturday, Sept. 16. The first motorcycle left at 11 a.m. from the Army Navy on Walnut Street and all riders had to return by 6 p.m. The cost was $10 per rider and cars were welcome to join the […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 16, 2017

| September 18, 2017

On Sept. 15, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:36 P.M. Erin Heard of Coshocton was traveling south on 7th Street when a vehicle operated by Brian Hess of Dresden exited Elm Street onto 7th failing to yield the right of way striking the Heard vehicle.   […]

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Dobson encourages other veterans to take Honor Flight

Dobson encourages other veterans to take Honor Flight

| September 15, 2017

COSHOCTON – Bob Dobson almost didn’t sign up to take an Honor Flight, but he is glad he changed his mind. Honor Flight Columbus flies World War II and Korean War veterans for free to Washington, D.C. for the day to visit memorials dedicated to their service and others as time allows. They put terminally […]

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Sheriff’s Office executes warrants on individuals refusing to vacate property

Sheriff’s Office executes warrants on individuals refusing to vacate property

| September 15, 2017

COSHOCTON – On Sept.13, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office executed warrants at a residence on CR 18 in Coshocton County. These warrants were in reference to individuals refusing to vacate a property after multiple court orders to do so. Five people were initially taken into custody without incident and the rightful owner has now taken […]

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