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Conesville UMC hosting bullying awareness program

COSHOCTON – Pastor Karen Gibson felt a little helpless about what to tell youth from her church when she heard them echoing each other’s comments about bullying in school. “It’s taken us a year to figure out how to connect with someone in the community to help, but we are now having a program that […]

Dog warden’s office assists firefighters in dog rescue

COSHOCTON – A County Road 41 resident’s three puppies and one adult dog are safe and sound thanks to the combined efforts of the Coshocton County Dog Warden’s office and the Walhonding Valley Fire District. “What initiated this was firefighters from the Walhonding Valley Fire District were dealing with flooding in the west end of […]

Space releases statement on shuttering of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow

COLUMBUS – Former U.S. Congressman and candidate for Ohio Auditor of State Zack Space released the following statement Friday morning, Jan. 19, following news that the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow had lost its sponsor and would immediately close: “News of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow’s closing is the precise reason so many Ohioans have lost […]

Warsaw State of the Village delivered

Warsaw State of the Village delivered

WARSAW – Each year I look back on the state of the Village of Warsaw. As the mayor, I report on the condition, how things are going over the past year. This year I’m leaving out a lot of data and information which the public has access to by way of our website. My address […]

Bakersville Community Church offers residents breakfast and fellowship

Bakersville Community Church offers residents breakfast and fellowship

BAKERSVILLE – For the past five or six years, the Faithful Followers group at Bakersville Community Church has been offering breakfast the third Thursday during the autumn and winter months to farmers and other residents in the Bakersville area. “It’s been a really good thing for the church,” said Cheryl Specht, who organizes the breakfast. […]

Gibbs office hosting Veterans History Project session in Coshocton

Gibbs office hosting Veterans History Project session in Coshocton

WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs will be at the Coshocton County Courthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a recording session of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP). The VHP collects and preserves the personal stories of American war veterans. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome veterans […]

Sports

Pendola one of two top returnees for BW Track and Field team

BEREA – The Baldwin Wallace University men’s and women’s track and field teams will look to its underclassmen to compete at a high level in the Ohio Athletic Conference in 2018. Coordinator of Cross Country & Track and Field and Head Track and Field Coach Matthew Cole returns 20 letterwinners from last year’s men’s team […]

River View swimmers compete at Tri-Valley meet

ZANESVILLE – The River View swim teams competed at a Tri-Valley hosted meet at the Muskingum Recreation Center on Monday, Jan. 15. The boys defeated both Tri-Valley and Canal Winchester by scores of 97-59, and 88-85. The girls defeated Licking Valley 121-35, and fell to Tri-Valley and Canal Winchester by scores of 74-96, and 83-86. […]

Indian Mud Run obstacle wins award

Indian Mud Run obstacle wins award

COSHOCTON – The Indian Mud Run Floating walls obstacles is gaining worldwide fame in the obstacle racing world. “Mud Run Guide, the biggest online guide for obstacle course racing across the world, has competitions for the best races, best race directors, best everything and people make nominations,” said Hubie Cushman, who created the obstacle for […]

Kids America adds indoor golf cages

Kids America adds indoor golf cages

COSHOCTON – Want to make sure your swing is ready for golf season? Stop by Kids America and try out one of their two new indoor golf cages. “They are real life replicas of standing on the fairway,” said Paige Lane, executive director at Kids America. “You can hit any club off them (but a […]

CCS honors companies who helped with new scoreboards

CCS honors companies who helped with new scoreboards

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Christian School honored three area businesses prior to their home boys’ basketball game on Jan. 5 and thanked them for helping make their new scoreboards possible. “Our scoreboards were not in the best of shape,” said Head Coach Kyle Dunfee. “Going into this season we knew they were something we wanted […]

River View, Newark, Heath swimmers meet

COSHOCTON – The River View Black Bears boys and girls swim teams both defeated Newark and Heath during a tri-meet that they hosted on Dec. 21 at the Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium. For the girls, Carolyn Cox won both the 200 IM (3:06.71) and the 100 Back (1:21.95), Lindsey Ashcraft won the 400 Free (5:36.79) […]

Opinion

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 […]

Mark’s Musings – January 10, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 10, 2018

Finally we have a bit of a reprieve from the bitter cold temperatures. By now, you’ve heard your share of “It’s so cold outside that . . .” so I will just not go there. I have nothing original anyway. I heard that over 3,000 fans braved the cold to attend the 0-16 Browns “parade”. […]

Mark’s Musings – January 3, 2018

Mark’s Musings – January 3, 2018

Welcome to a New Year. Here’s hoping that your holidays were bright and filled with good cheer, laughter and time with loved ones. As we move full ahead into the brand spanking New Year of 2018, let’s hope that your year is filled with good tidings, blessings and joy. Some of that I believe we […]

Mark’s Musings – December 27, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 27, 2017

Another Christmas is in the books. Here’s hoping you received what you wished for. And no lumps of coal except for the ones that look like a lump of coal but taste like chocolate. Yum! What will 2018 bring? Most of us make resolutions of some type or another and most of those are broken […]

Mark’s Musings – December 20, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 20, 2017

Twas the night before next year, when all through Coshocton County not a creature was stirring, except for some small deer that the hunters decided to leave for next year. The lights were all hung by people that care, and hoping that this feeling of love and good cheer throughout the community we would share. […]

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Ah, Christmas memories. Have a favorite? Of course you do. Everyone does. Maybe it is a favorite gift, a favorite song, or perhaps a favorite ornament or decoration? Let’s talk about all the goodies at Christmas. What is your favorite Christmas cookie, pie, beverage (egg nog of course!), meat or dessert? Forget the vegetables (kids, […]

Notices

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

On Jan. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 8:56 A.M.   Brent Endsley of Coshocton was traveling east on Chestnut Street when he swung wide in the middle lane to turn right into an unnamed alley when Marli Berry of Conesville passed on the right and Brent […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 18, 2018

On Jan. 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 8:14 A.M.  Hoyt Emery of Statesville North Carolina was turning south from Chestnut Street onto N. 14th Street when his trailer struck a parked vehicle registered to Justin Bice of Zanesville.   Complaints 2:12 A.M. Branden Russell of […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Jan. 17, 2018

On Jan. 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 9:38 A.M.  A Coshocton man in the 36000 block of State Route 715 reported his vehicle stolen.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Jan. 17, 2018

On Jan. 16, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer assisted a disabled motorist in the 100 block of South Wall Street.   A resident of Johnson Street reported a theft.   A resident in the 100 block of East Main Street reported a theft.   Danielle Newell of Newcomerstown, […]

Legal Notice

Ord 52-17 an ordinance authorizing all actions necessary to effect an opt-out electric service aggregation program pursuant to section 4928.20 Ohio Revised Code, direction the County Board of elections to submit a ballot question to the electors. Ord 53-17 an ordinance authorizing all actions necessary to effect an opt-out natural gas service aggregation program pursuant […]

Legal Notice

It was established at the 2018 Organizational Meeting of the Garaway Board of Education that regular monthly meetings of the Board will be held the Third Monday of each month at 6 o’clock p.m., at the Garaway High School Library in Sugarcreek, Ohio, unless otherwise noted. CCB: Jan 17’18

Obituaries

Ruth Katherine McElroy

Ruth Katherine McElroy

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ruth Katherine McElroy, 97, of West Lafayette passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home.  She was born in Dover, Ohio on November 28, 1920 to the late Jesse and Ella (Kelley) Lenarz. On September 17, 1952 she married Rev. H. Dean McElroy, whom passed away July 12, 2010. Together they […]

Susan D. Richcreek

Susan D. Richcreek

CONESVILLE – On January 18, 2018, following a courageous 20 month battle with colon cancer, Susan D. Richcreek received the ultimate healing, and Heaven received a humble and faithful servant. She was born April 11, 1950 in Logan to the late Paul E. and Vergene (Bumgardner) Cyrus. She was a 1968 graduate of Tri-Valley High […]

Maxine Miller

COSHOCTON – Maxine Addelyn (Cheney/Patterson) Miller, age 94 formerly of Coshocton, Ohio went home to meet her Savior on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at Walnut Hills Nursing Home of Walnut Creek, Ohio where she had been a resident for several years. Maxine was born on July 11, 1923 in Coshocton County, Ohio to Floyd and […]

Montgomery R. “Monty” Miller

Montgomery R. “Monty” Miller

BOLIVER – Montgomery R. “Monty” Miller age 47 of Bolivar, Ohio passed away January 12, 2018. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 19, 2018 at Free Funeral Home of Coshocton, Ohio with Pastor Sharon Kirch and Pastor Mark Granger officiating with military honors presented by the Coshocton County Veterans Council.  Burial will follow at […]

Carol M. Ile

Carol M. Ile

DOVER – Carol M. Ile, 79, of Dover, formerly of Marlboro, Ohio passed away at The Truman House Hospice in New Philadelphia on Monday January 15, 2018. Carol was born on July 27, 1938 in Patton, Pennsylvania to the late Edward and Mable (Fitzpatrick) Brown. She graduated from Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and […]

Judge Richard I. Evans

WEST LAFAYETTE – Judge Richard I. Evans, age ­71, of West Lafayette, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Richard was born in Coshocton on October 17, 1946 to the late Robert and Dorothy (Selders) Evans. After high school, he obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in […]

E-Edition

January 17, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 17, 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!

January 10, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 10, 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!

January 3, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

January 3, 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!

December 27, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 27, 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!

December 20, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 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!

December 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 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!

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Keep sidewalks shoveled as much as possible

| January 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – Coshocton has not had substantial snow events the last few years and safety director Max Crown would like to remind citizens there are City Codified Ordinances (laws) regarding sidewalks and parking on snow emergency routes. Coshocton City Codified Ordinance 905.13 Duty to Repair and Clean Sidewalks and Coshocton City Codified Ordinance 351.09 Snow […]

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Valentine’s Day couples clay date announced at museum

Valentine’s Day couples clay date announced at museum

| January 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – Grab your honey for this unique evening of romantic creativity at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Feb. 6 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Each couple will be given a slab of clay to form a vase of their own design. After creating the piece, they will select a color for the glaze. Vases will be […]

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As temperatures warm, be aware of flooding

As temperatures warm, be aware of flooding

| January 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) continues to monitor rivers for ice jams and flooding potential. Moderate temperatures over the next several days will cause most of the snow to melt across the region and thinner ice (2 inches or less) could begin moving by late Saturday. Rain is in the forecast […]

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Austin appointed as Coshocton Public Library director

Austin appointed as Coshocton Public Library director

| January 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Board of Trustees of the Coshocton Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Austin to the position of Director of the Library. Austin will assume the position on Feb. 10, when current director, Eric Taggart, moves to his new position as Director at Rodman Public Library in Alliance. Austin, […]

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Free snow removal service offered

Free snow removal service offered

| January 17, 2018

COSHOCTON – Heather Walker is helping her cousin and other family members give back to the community with a free snow removal service. “We were raised to help our elders, seniors and people in the community,” she said. Walker is the dispatcher for DeWitt’s Snow Removal, which is being operated by her cousin Ryan DeWitt […]

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