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Thanksgiving dinner served up

Thanksgiving dinner served up

COSHOCTON - Ally Stein and Dylan Helmick served up drinks at the 11th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. The dinner was held Nov. 20 at Coshocton High School and offered a traditional holiday meal to the community. Stein and Helmick are both sophomores and this was their first year helping with the event. “Last year I came […]

Honor guard saluted

Honor guard saluted

COSHOCTON – Each year since starting the business, Matt and Valerie Miller of Miller Funeral Home have held a Veterans Honor Guard dinner to recognize the heroes that give so unselfishly of their time at veterans’ calling hours and funerals. The group is coordinated through the Coshocton County Veterans Service Commission and Patty Dilly heads […]

Holiday planters on Main still in progress

Holiday planters on Main still in progress

COSHOCTON – Employees of the Roscoe Village Landscape Department and Debbie Gaumer of the Garden Patch attempted to fill the planters on Main Street with greens Nov. 20, but the ground was still a little too frozen from the past week’s cold weather and snow. The project is spearheaded by Coshocton is Blooming and as […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

COSHOCTON – This beautiful spayed six year old female is an owner surrender. She is said to be good with kids, other dogs, and cats. She is a darling girl and shepherd mix. She is available for adoption for a fee of $50. Call the shelter at 622-9741 or stop by 21755 TR 164.

50 Plus Expo at Coshocton Village Inn and Suites

50 Plus Expo at Coshocton Village Inn and Suites

COSHOCTON – The 50 Plus Expo was held Thursday, Nov. 20 at Coshocton Village Inn and Suites with local vendors who cater to the health concerns, entertainment, and assisted living of senior citizens. The Expo was from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sports

RHS grad starts off well with Marietta

MARIETTA — Ridgewood High School graduate Laura Frazee had nine points and a team-high seven rebounds in Marietta College’s women’s basketball Nov. 17 season opener to visiting Wittenberg University. The Marietta freshman also was in the starting lineup and scored the first basket of the season for the Pioneers. Marietta lost the game by a […]

RVHS grad named district coach of the year

PORTSMOUTH – Kayla Landaker’s first year as a head varsity volleyball coach at Notre Dame High School, a Division IV Catholic school in Portsmouth, was a pretty impressive one. “I had a very talented group of girls with incredible work ethic,” said the 2010 River View High School graduate. Landaker’s team finished the year 22-4, […]

Get CHS playoff tickets

COSHOCTON – Pre-Sale tickets for the Coshocton Redskins Football playoff game on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. with St. Clairsville are now on sale in the principal’s office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday evening Nov. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. and at Carroll’s Men’s Shop during store hours. Price is $8 and […]

Cross country runners make school history

Cross country runners make school history

  WARSAW – Steven Scheetz summed up how it feels to be part of River View High School cross country history with one word – “awesome.” “The fact that we are the only team to do this in the past 29 years says a lot about us,” he said. Scheetz is one of seven members […]

Coshocton receives OHSAA honor

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI) Committee announced that 30 member schools were selected to receive school sportsmanship awards from the 2013-14 academic year. The 30 schools met the ‘Respect the Game Challenge,’ while 10 of those schools, including Coshocton High School, earned the Harold A. Meyer Award. The […]

Opinion

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, […]

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 12, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 12, 2014

They’re baaaaack! No, not the crows – well, yes, they are back but this reference is to the beloved Buckeyes. A great game in East Lansing and no better way to start wrapping up the 2014 regular season with a win over the Spartans on their home turf – reversing the fortunes of last year […]

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 5, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Nov. 5, 2014

Here’s hoping you took the time to vote on Tuesday – or any of the other days you were allowed to vote using an absentee ballot. Opinions vary on this of course, should we be able to vote a month prior to the election? Many would say that this allows more people to vote on […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 29, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 29, 2014

The debate about year round school began Monday in the Ohio Legislature, beginning with the senate. Many schools around the nation already have what is called a “year round school calendar.” You can do a google search and find many school districts following a year round calendar already. And while on the surface this may […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Fall fun. You have to admit that when our county has events – there are plenty of things to do. This past weekend featured the always fun Apple Butter Stirrin’ in Roscoe Village with plenty of folks buying a jar of apple butter, candy, loaf of freshly baked bread or other sweet treats and goodies. […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 13, 2014

On November 12 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and zero complaints. Accidents – JOSEPH H COX JR OF FRAZEYSBURG WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON CR 23 IN JACKSON TWP WHEN HE WENT LEFT OF CENTER AND LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE. MR COX WAS LATER ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH OVI, OVI HIGH BREATH, FAILURE TO […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 12, 2014

On November 11 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and four complaints. Accidents – NICHOLAS A PEPPING OF COSHOCTON WAS TRAVELING WEST ON US 36 IN TUSCARAWAS TWP WHEN HE FAIL TO STOP AT A STOP LIGHT AND STRUCK THE VEHICLE DRIVEN BY BURTON E TEYNOR OF LEXINGTON, OH. – YVONNE STEWART WAS WAITING TO […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 11, 2014

On November 10 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and one complaint. Accidents – DAVID STORY OF KIMBOLTON WAS TRAVELING WEST ON CR 16 WHEN HE WENT OFF OF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A HOUSE. Complaints – A WEST LAFAYETTE FEMALE REPORTED A DOMESTIC SITUATION. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 10, 2014

On November 9 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and three complaints. Accidents – BECKY NEWELL WAS TRAVELING ON SR 16 NEAR AK STEEL WHEN HER VEHICLE STRUCK A DEER. Complaints – VIRGINIA M MACHAMER OF COSHOCTON REPORTED THE THEFT OF SEVERAL ITEMS. – RACHEL M MCGUIRE OF COSHOCTON REPORTED HER HOME HAD BEEN BROKEN […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Nov. 9, 2014

On November 8 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and two complaints. Accidents – RAY A DAVENPORT OF KILLBUCK WAS TRAVELING WEST ON US 36 IN BETHLEHEM TWP WHEN HE STRUCK A DEER. THE DEER TRAVELED INTO THE EASTBOUND LANE WHICH WAS THEN STRUCK BY CODY R CLOUGH OF COSHOCTON. – JONA L MIKESELL OF […]

Obituaries

James C. Lonsinger

James C. Lonsinger

WALHONDING- James Christopher “Doc” “J.D.” Lonsinger, 82, of SR 206, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born Dec. 19, 1931 in Coshocton to the late Frederick and Gertrude (Potes) Lonsinger.  He was a 1950 graduate of Warsaw High School, and was the owner & operator of Lonsinger’s Garage for 53 years.  […]

Ruth L. Guthrie

Ruth L. Guthrie

Ruth L. Guthrie, 91, of Coshocton passed away Friday November 14, 2014 at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 12, 1923 to the late Clarence and Myrtle (Clunk) Martin. Ruth worked at Edmonts and was a homemaker for most of her life. She loved baking, sewing and spending time with her family. Ruth […]

Reta Dean (Cozmyk) Hunt

Reta Dean (Cozmyk) Hunt

Reta Dean (Cozmyk) Hunt, 63, of Warsaw, Ohio passed away in her home on Sunday, November 9th. She was gently received into the arms of her Lord while surrounded by her loving family and friends. Originally from Delbarton, West Virginia, Reta graduated from Burch High School in 1969. She was an avid reader, enjoyed the […]

Patricia “Trish” Ann Berry-Wilson-Ford

Patricia “Trish” Ann Berry-Wilson-Ford

Patricia “Trish” Ann Berry-Wilson-Ford, 45, of Coshocton passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday November 11, 2014. She was born in Coshocton on August 3, 1969 to Melvin and Lorraine (Moran) Dickerson. Trish is a 1987 graduate from River View High School, was a member of Eastern Stars and has worked […]

Frank Mathews Jr.

Frank Mathews Jr.

Frank Mathews Jr., 78, of Gahanna, formerly of Coshocton, Ohio passed away at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus on Saturday November 8, 2014. Frank was born in Coshocton on January 3, 1936 to the late Frank and Grace (Guilliams) Mathews. He graduated from Coshocton High School in 1953 and then graduated from the DeVry […]

E-Edition

November 19, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

November 19, 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!

November 12, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

November 12, 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!

November 5, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

November 5, 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!

October 29, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 29, 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!

October 22, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 22, 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!