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Accident with injuries reported

Accident with injuries reported

COSHOCTON – On Sept. 15 at approximately 2:55 p.m., the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to an accident with injuries. Upon arrival of deputies, it was determined that a Daniel E. Spees, age 75 from Massillon, Ohio, and his passenger Karen Spees, age 76 from Massillon, were driving a 2016 […]

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Drowning reported in Newcomerstown

Drowning reported in Newcomerstown

NEWCOMERSTOWN – On Sept. 13, at 1:57 p.m., the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 transfer from Tuscarawas County in reference to a male who stated that his friend had gone under water at the Frogtown Campground and had not resurfaced for more than five minutes. Upon arrival of deputies, they were informed that […]

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Roscoe Landscape volunteers share talents with holiday bow-making class

Roscoe Landscape volunteers share talents with holiday bow-making class

COSHOCTON – If you struggle with creating the perfect bow to accent Christmas decorations, gifts or wreaths, the Roscoe Village volunteers are offering a class to teach proven techniques for creating perfect bows. Volunteers Connie Miller, Mary Jane Mitchell, and Kathy Kohler have been creating bows for Roscoe Village Christmas decorations for decades and will […]

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Sports

Bahmer helps lead River View past Coshocton

WEST LAFAYETTE – Coshocton and River View’s boys’ golf teams recently battled each other on the golf course at Hickory Flats. Team scores were: River View – 161 and Coshocton 214. River View was led by: Austin Bahmer – 39; Jaxon Rinkes – 40; Tyler Nicely – 40; Riley Emig – 42; Nick Flowers – […]

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Ridgewood defeats River View in volleyball

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood’s volleyball team defeated River View at River View by scores of 25-22, 24-26, 21-25, 25-11, and 15-11. The Generals were led by: Hannah Maust – 16 kills and three blocks; Aleeah Cabot – 25 assists, 16 digs, four points, and three aces; Jaelyn McGee – 13 kills and four blocks; Kassidy […]

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Redskins top River View in soccer

COSHOCTON – In a tense physical battle the Redskins topped River View 4-3. Nico Barbarossa got the Skins on top early. River View managed to tie it up but the Skins scored late in the first half to go up 2-1. The Redskins got two more early in the second half to go up 4-1. […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – September 11, 2019

Mark’s Musings – September 11, 2019

The Three Rivers Bridge project continues to move along – and for the most part I think folks have adapted to the different traffic patterns and little challenges that come with a project of this scope right in your very own backyard. One thing that we know for certain, all of the frustrations that come […]

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Mark’s Musings – September 4, 2019

Mark’s Musings – September 4, 2019

As we wrap up the summer with pools drained, the Labor Day holiday concluded and the final batch of homemade ice cream made for the summer (yeh, I know there are some diehards out there that will take this into the late fall and maybe even winter months) you have to start thinking about the […]

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Mark’s Musings – August 28, 2019

Mark’s Musings – August 28, 2019

It’s hard to believe that the Labor Day weekend – long recognized as the unofficial end to summer as we know it – is here. The last week of August signifies the first week of high school football, the first week of Buckeye football and the first full week of school for area youngsters which […]

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Notices

Jerry Lee Southers

Jerry Lee Southers

Jerry Lee Southers, 81 passed away September 13, 2019 at Pine Lake Nursing Home in Carthage, NC. He was born in Ironton, Ohio October 24, 1937 He was the son of the late Dovel Southers and Gladys (Massie) Southers He graduated from Ironton High School and Marshall University. He is survived by his wife of […]

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Delinquent Land Tax

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio in the matter of the foreclosure of liens for delinquent land taxes by action in rem, Janette Donaker Treasurer of Coshocton County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Parcels of Land Encumbered with delinquent tax liens (RE: Betty J. Ward/Clenda L. Hardesty) Defendant Case No. 2019 CI […]

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Legal Notice

NOTICE TO REMOVE WEEDS The owner of a city lot is required to remove all weeds being deemed unsafe, unhealthy and a nuisance. On failure of the owner to act after being notified by publication, city officers shall issue a complaint noting violations of this section. Whoever violates any provision of section 1333.08 of CCCO […]

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Obituaries

Luella Mae Nelson-Polcyn

Luella Mae Nelson-Polcyn

COSHOCTON – Luella Mae Nelson-Polcyn, 96, of Coshocton returned to her maker on Saturday September 14, 2019 at her home. Luella was born in Tyner, Ohio on September 8, 1923 to the late John and Mary G. (Mathers) Nelson.  She graduated from Colorado Springs High School and retired from Frontier Airlines as a revenue accountant.  […]

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Pauline Faye Jennings

COSHOCTON – Pauline Faye Jennings age 76 of Coshocton, Ohio died Saturday September 14, 2019 at her residence following a short illness. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M.Tuesday September 17, 2019 at the Free Funeral Home Coshocton, Ohio with Pastor Dan Eggan officiating.  Burial will be at the South Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call two […]

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Myrta “Jean” Schlarb

Myrta “Jean” Schlarb

COSHOCTON – Myrta “Jean” (Hains) Schlarb, 91, of Coshocton passed away at Mansfield Place in Mansfield, Ohio on Saturday September 14, 2019. Jean was born in Roscoe, Ohio on January 31, 1928 to the late Emmett O. and Iva D. (Lowery) Hains.  She graduated from Coshocton High School, class of 1946 and worked at the […]

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E-Edition

September 11, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

September 11, 2019 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 4, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

September 4, 2019 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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August 28, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

August 28, 2019 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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Other Recent Posts

Nancy Jean Porteus

Nancy Jean Porteus

| September 16, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE – Nancy Jean (Hill) Porteus, 71 of West Lafayette, passed away at her home on Saturday September 14, 2019. One of six children, Nancy was born in Coshocton on January 27, 1948 to the late Chester W. Hill and Betty Jane Conner Hill (McCarty).  She was a graduate of Ridgewood High School and […]

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Benefit held for future homeless shelter in Coshocton

Benefit held for future homeless shelter in Coshocton

| September 16, 2019

COSHOCTON – Their vision is: To provide a safe, clean and temporary place for homeless people to be while transitioning from housing instability to housing stability. To reach that goal, the Coshocton County Homelessness Coalition and Standing Oaks of East Central Ohio held a day of fun to raise money for their goal – to […]

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Jake Shaw

Jake Shaw

| September 13, 2019

OKEECHOBEE, FL – James M. “Jake” Shaw, 82, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 in Okeechobee, FL. He was born June 14, 1937 to the late Clay and Mary (Corder) Shaw. He served in the National Guard, was a member of the AmVets, Moose, and Eagles, and had a passion for fishing. He is survived by […]

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