Community News

Youth leadership class pays it forward

Youth leadership class pays it forward

COSHOCTON – For the second year in a row Coshocton County Youth Leadership participants were given $100 and the simple instructions to make a difference in someone’s life. The teens shared their stories on Feb. 19 at a joint meeting with the adult leadership class. Both leadership porgrams are sponsored by the Coshocton Foundation, which […]

Rent Party to feature Christopher Alan Graves

Rent Party to feature Christopher Alan Graves

COSHOCTON – Each month, the Pomerene Center for the Arts hosts a Rent Party where the public is invited to come out for an evening of music, food, and drinks to enjoy listening to the featured musician for that evening. The March Rent Party will feature Christopher Alan Graves, who recently returned to Coshocton after […]

Vendors offer services to help with wedding day plans

Vendors offer services to help with wedding day plans

COSHOCTON – Matt Shannon set the mood with classical guitar music at the bridal expo held Feb. 18 at Coshocton Village Inn and Suites. He was one of more than 30 vendors who attended the event to showcase their services to future brides and grooms. “I enjoy spreading the love of music, seeing smiles on […]

Four wheeler accident reported

Four wheeler accident reported

WEST LAFAYETTE – On Feb. 19 at approximately 1:23 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call in reference to a four wheeler accident with injuries close to the waste treatment plant in West Lafayette. Upon arrival of emergency personnel, it was determined that 32-year-old Kolt Daugherty of West Lafayette was traveling east in a […]

Footlight Players to present ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’

Footlight Players to present ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’

COSHOCTON – The Footlight Players “The Savannah Sipping Society” will introduce you to four unique southern women brought together by fate. They will keep you laughing while they help each other overcome struggles and discover a new enthusiasm for life. “It’s kind of like ‘Designing Women’ meets ‘Golden Girls,’” said Kathy Reid. She plays Dot, […]

Muskingum University’s premier ensembles in Coshocton concert

Muskingum University’s premier ensembles in Coshocton concert

COSHOCTON – Muskingum University’s Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Zebulon M. Highben, and Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. David A. Turrill, will perform their tour concert, “An American Portrait,” on Sunday, Feb. 25 at The Presbyterian Church, N. Fourth and Chestnut Streets in Coshocton. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. The week tour will […]

Sports

Hamilton inducted into Walsh Athletic Wall of Fame

NORTH CANTON – Jason Hamilton, a 1998 graduate of Coshocton High School was recently inducted into Walsh University’s Athletic Wall of Fame. “When I saw all those great athletes’ names on the wall I didn’t know how I would measure up to them,” he said. “It took a lot of hard work and dedication from […]

CHS Biddy Cheer

CHS Biddy Cheer

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School Mascot Natalie Uhl is pictured leading biddy cheerleaders during a performance at half time of the varsity boys’ basketball game on Feb. 20. Almost 80 preschool through sixth grade students participated in a three day cheer camp that wrapped up with them doing several cheers and a dance at the […]

River View advances swimmer to state

River View advances swimmer to state

ATHENS – Twelve River View Swimmers competed at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Central/Southeast District Tournament at Ohio University on Friday, Feb. 16. Medals were awarded to the top eight places, with the top two earning automatic berths at the State Preliminary Meet. The Black Bears finished in the top 10 in six events, […]

RVHS senior wrestlers reflect on ECOL championship season

RVHS senior wrestlers reflect on ECOL championship season

WARSAW – River View High School’s senior wrestlers are proud to say they brought the ECOL championship back to Black Bear Country. “It felt awesome,” said Rann Zimmer. River View’s wrestling team last won the ECOL in 1983, which was 35 years ago. “We set that as a goal early in the season and when […]

RVHS swimmers advance out of OHSAA Sectional Meet

RVHS swimmers advance out of OHSAA Sectional Meet

STEUBENVILLE – River View girls and boys swimming competed in the Central/East/Southeast District, Division 2 Sectional Tournament Meet held at the SHS Natatorium on Feb. 10. The top 30 times in each event from five sectionals qualified for the district meet at Ohio University in Athens on Friday, Feb. 16. Twelve River View swimmers will […]

River View’s Hocter signs with West Liberty

River View’s Hocter signs with West Liberty

WARSAW – Jorn Hocter has always played soccer and that won’t change after he graduates from River View High School this spring. The Black Bears goalie signed his letter of intent to continue his soccer career at West Liberty University on Feb. 9 in the library at RVHS. “For the most part it was always […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – February 21, 2018

Mark’s Musings – February 21, 2018

Our community came out in a big way last Thursday morning at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites to wrap up the current United Way campaign, recognize top givers, partner agency representatives and many others that help make this program a key driver for programs that help youth and adults in Coshocton County. There is probably […]

Mark’s Musings – February 14, 2018

Mark’s Musings – February 14, 2018

Our world is filled with negativity and the constant influx of bad news. School shootings, tragedies and the senseless deaths of law enforcement officers occupy the news. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of the two Westerville police officers who were killed while responding to a domestic call over […]

Mark’s Musings – February 7, 2018

Mark’s Musings – February 7, 2018

This will be almost exclusively a sports focused column so if that is not your cup of tea, I apologize in advance. How could it be anything else with the just concluded amazing Super Bowl win by the Eagles and the Olympics starting in South Korea later this week? NBC had stated that if any […]

Mark’s Musings – January 31, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 31, 2018

The Super Bowl is here and, once again, the New England Patriots are competing. This really does not come as a surprise to anyone anymore. How do they do it? They have a system, a phenomenal quarterback, a great coach (didn’t he coach the Browns?) and a fantastic supporting cast. Despite all that, I am […]

Mark’s Musings – January 24, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 24, 2018

A movie with Tom Hanks is usually a sure winner and “The Post” does not disappoint. For those that are familiar with the story and even those that are not, “The Post” hits a home run in just how the so called Pentagon Papers spelled the beginning of the end of the Vietnam War. Co-star […]

Mark’s Musings – January 17, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 17, 2018

Did you get what you wished for? No, I am not referring to your Christmas list or your New Year’s resolutions. We have covered those topics already and are now halfway through the first month of the year. I am making a reference to the blast of old fashioned winter that has swept through Coshocton […]

Notices

Legal Notice

The Chief Fiscal Officer for White Eyes Township, Coshocton County announces that the annual financial statements for fiscal year 2017 are available for inspection. For more information contact Lisa M. Stiteler 740-502-7731. CCB: Feb 21’18

Legal Notice

The Chief Fiscal Officer for the Village of Plainfield announces that the annual financial statements for fiscal year 2017 are available for inspection. For more information contact Lisa M. Stiteler 740-502-7731. CCB: Feb 21’18

Legal Notice

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF LEONA FAYE WILLIAMSON TO LEONA FAYE BRADFORD Case No. 21860005 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons, that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in […]

Legal Notice

The Cash Basis Annual Financial Report of Crawford Township for year ended December 31, 2017 is complete and available at the office of the fiscal officer. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-545-6464. CCB: Feb 21’18

Legal Notice

Oxford Township’s Annual Financial Report for 2017 is complete and can be veiwed by contacting the Fiscal Officer, Patty Rausch at 740-502-1369. The Board of Trustees of Oxford Township hold their meetings on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. The meetings are held in the office of the Township Garage. CCB: Feb […]

Legal Notice

Ord 3-18 an ordinance authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $1,665,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds for the purpose of acquiring the existing water and sewer system from Coshocton County and retiring notes previously issued for such purpose and declaring an emergency. Ord 8-18 an ordinance authorizing […]

Obituaries

Lola M. Spang

Lola M. Spang

COSHOCTON – Lola M. Spang, 79, of Coshocton, passed away at her home on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Lola was born in Coshocton on Aug. 25, 1938 to the late Richard W. and Letha M. (Ford) Johnston. She graduated from Conesville High School in 1957, was a member of Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, a Longaberger Basket […]

Beverly Mae Hoop

COSHOCTON – Beverly Mae Hoop, 84, of Coshocton passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.  She was born on January 24, 1934 to the late Guy C. and Anna Walters. Beverly worked at Ohio Bell for many years before retiring.  During retirement she enjoyed her cats, flowers, and spending time with […]

Rita Gail Damron

Rita Gail Damron

WESTERVILLE – Rita Gail Damron, 55, went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Westerville, OH after a lengthy illness. Rita was born on May 15, 1962 in Pikeville, KY to Lowell and the late Sarah (Duty) Damron. She is survived by her father, Lowell Damron; siblings Karen (James) Dotson, Trudi (Pat) […]

Jeffrey Scott Grier

Jeffrey Scott Grier

JEFFERSON – Jeffrey Scott Grier, 48, of Jefferson, Ohio, was taken from us unexpectedly on Thursday, February 15, 2018, shortly after being admitted to the Cleveland Trauma Center. Jeff was born November 1, 1969 in Coshocton, Ohio. The son of Kenneth and Patricia Morrison Grier, and a 1988 Coshocton High School graduate, he attended The […]

Mark Sheneman

MICHIGAN – Our most beloved, Mark Sheneman, passed away in his home on February 16, 2018 at the age of 60 from an aneurysm.  He graduated from The Ohio State University and has always been a big Buckeye fan, even in the state of Michigan (that team up north!), where he worked for Quality Farm […]

Doris Jean Dickerson

Doris Jean Dickerson

COSHOCTON – Doris Jean Dickerson, 90, of Coshocton passed away at Genesis Morrison House Hospice on Friday February 16, 2018. Jean was born on December 26, 1927 in Coshocton County to the late Ernest E. and Helen (Derr) Meek. She graduated from Coshocton High School in 1945 and continued her education at the White Cross […]

E-Edition

February 21, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

February 21, 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!

February 14, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

February 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!

February 7, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

February 7, 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!

Coshocton County Career Center 40th Commemorative

Coshocton County Career Center 40th Commemorative

January 31, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 31, 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!

2018 Health, Safety & Wellness Expo Program

2018 Health, Safety & Wellness Expo Program

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Legal Notice

| February 21, 2018

The Bethlehem Township’s 2017 Annual Financial Report is completed and available for viewing upon request by contacting the Fiscal Officer, Tammy Pope at 740-824-4593. Bethlehem Township will hold their regular monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the each month at the Township Hall, County Road 24 at 7:00 p.m. Tammy L Pope, Fiscal Officer […]

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Legal Notice

| February 21, 2018

The Village of Warsaw’s 2017 Annual Financial Report is completed and available for viewing upon request by contacting the Fiscal Officer Tammy Pope at 740-824-3600 Village of Warsaw will hold their regular monthly meetings for 2018 at the Village Hall, 331 E. Main Street, Warsaw, Ohio on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 21, 2018

| February 21, 2018

On Feb. 20, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaint 5:38 P.M.  Jack Mowery of Coshocton reported a theft from his residence.   5:55 P.M.  Downtown Motel reported a theft.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 20, 2018

| February 21, 2018

On Feb. 19, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 1:23 P.M.  Officers responded to a 4 wheeler accident near the waste treatment plant in West Lafayette. Kolt Daugherty of West Lafayette was traveling east in a corn field, lost control and ramped a ditch rolling the 4 […]

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

| February 21, 2018

On Feb. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 7:18 P.M.  Keithe Simpson of Kimbolton was driving south on SR 93 and drove off the roadway.  Keithe Simpson was cited for OVI.   Complaint 1:28 A.M.  Michael K. Hardesty of Conesville was arrested at the Coshocton Regional […]

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