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Enjoy fall family fun in Coshocton County

Enjoy fall family fun in Coshocton County

After a summer of watching events being canceled, it is nice to see there is plenty to do this fall in Coshocton County. Scarecrows are popping up all over the county as part of Clary Gardens’ Scarecrow Town. “Last year we opened it up to the city and had interest from outlining areas,” said Jandi […]

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Wheeler charged with rape

 On Sept. 14, 2020 the Coshocton County Sheriff’s office was notified by job and family services of allegations of sexual abuse which began a very difficult investigation into these accusations. On Sept. 24, 2020, the sheriff’s office formally charged Thomas E. Wheeler, a 73 year old male from the Coshocton area, with one count of […]

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Fall food preservation virtual series offered

Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season’s bounty by preserving fruits and vegetables and meats at home. Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences teach the basics of home canning and preservation through a virtual series called Food Preservation Office Hours. These online classes emphasize the science […]

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Sports

Sports Wrap – Sept. 24, 2020

Coshocton Coshocton volleyball falls to Hiland On Sept. 21 in a non-league match-up, the Coshocton Redskins volleyball team lost at Hiland by the scores of 23-25, 20-25, 25-19, and 14-25. Offensively, the ‘Skins were led by Kindall Shaw’s 20 kills, while Hailey Helter had 12 and Belle Miller added nine. Jalynn West set up the offense […]

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Sports Wrap

Coshocton  Redskins pick up 8-0 victory The Redskins varsity boys soccer team recently picked up an 8-0 victory. Alex Laaper, Jarrod Roudabush, and Zane Bryant each scored a pair of goals. Adam George and Ayden Stein added a goal. Skylar Dobson picked up three assists, Alec Laaper, Zane Bryant, Brody Hammersley, and Auden Stein all […]

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Montgomery places first at bass tournament

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its eighth club tournament for 2020 with seven members and three guests competing. The tournament was held on O’Shaunessy Reservoir on Sept. 13. Tournament results were: First – Greg Montgomery, 3.23 lbs.; second – Gary Snyder (guest), 2.45 lbs.; third – Wilmer Eckelberry (guest), 2.26 lbs.; and big bass – Greg […]

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Opinion

The fair – and the shows – must go on

The fair – and the shows – must go on

There’s a point in time each year in Coshocton County, as the leaves start turning, the hummingbirds head south, the gardens have produced their last tomato, that many of us – I dare say most – start thinking about the Coshocton County Fair. The sights, the smells, the chance to meet up with friends old […]

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You know the year is abnormal when Brady dons a different uniform

You know the year is abnormal when Brady dons a different uniform

Someone asked me over the weekend what was wrong with the Tribe – as in, The Cleveland Indians. I said, “I don’t know, I thought they were rolling.” Well, I guess not. Somehow, the Indians have went on a six-game losing streak – and are now in third place behind the White Sox and the […]

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Can everyone just take a deep breath . . . please?

Can everyone just take a deep breath . . . please?

Through your mask of course. Yeh, I think everyone needs to relax, chill out and unwind a bit. Maybe those all mean the same thing to you – but is it just me – or are many people wound tighter than a drum right now? Not only do we have a virus to continue contending […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for September 29, 2020

On September 28th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents: Complaints: Deputies began investigating a fire to a campsite that occurred North East of North 9th Street in the red sea. An illegal dump was located on TR 456 at County Road 410. An illegal dump was located on along County Road […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 28, 2020

On September 27th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 Accidents and 2 Complaints.  Accidents: A resident on County Road 405 reported a side-by-side roll over crash while on their property. Deputies were dispatched to the Three River bridge in reference to a 2 vehicle accident with injuries. As a result, Fawn Wise was cited and arrested […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 27, 2020

On September 26th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 3 Complaints.  Accident: Britni Williams reported she wrecked her vehicle on County Road 6. No injuries were reported. Complaints: Lynnd Madison reported a domestic violence incident in the 600 Block of Poplar Street. Dennis Hosfelt of Coshocton was cited for speed. Christopher Smith of Fresno9 […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its final meeting of Fiscal Year 2020 recently and reviewed 48 grant applications totaling $572,952.94. The committee awarded 26 grants totaling $184,616.56, thus expending their total budget for the fiscal year, to numerous community organizations. The grants awarded include: $27,214 to the Coshocton City Convention and Visitors […]

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Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

In 1940, the Community Chest was formed with Guy Clow as the chairman. There were seven charter agencies that included Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Salvation Army, YWCA, Hospital Auxiliary, Christmas Basket Fund and summer band concerts. The goal was to raise $16,180 to cover the entire operating budgets of those seven agencies. The community stepped […]

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Fourth annual baby photo contest announced

Fourth annual baby photo contest announced

The baby photo contest sponsored by the Pregnancy Distress Center will be an online event this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions at the fair. It won’t be a fundraiser for the center, but instead a way to have a little fun. Contestants must be full-time residents of Coshocton County and born on or after Sept. […]

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E-Edition

September 24, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 24, 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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September 17, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 17, 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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September 10, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 10, 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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