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Voters pass two local issues

Voters pass two local issues

COSHOCTON – Rounds of applause were heard twice on election night. The city’s income tax increase for safety issues passed with 53 percent of the votes and the Coshocton County Career Center’s permanent improvement levy came out on top with 58 percent of the votes in favor. “I feel wonderful and I thank the people […]

Tourism business is strong in Coshocton

Tourism business is strong in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – National Tourism Week is May 2-10, and Coshocton County can be proud of its more than $50 million per year tourism industry. Coshocton County is truly blessed to have so many positive amenities that attract thousands of visitors to the area annually. “Have you ever heard anyone who lives here say ‘there’s nothing […]

Battle of the Bands to be featured at Relay for Life

Battle of the Bands to be featured at Relay for Life

COSHOCTON – Relay for Life will feature a new fundraising event on Friday, May 15. Four bands will be performing at the grandstand starting at 8:30 p.m. during Relay’s first Battle of the Bands. McWane Ductile is sponsoring the event. The band 12_DB from Columbus will kick it off at 8:30 p.m. Crackerslang will follow, […]

Court square lunches continue

Court square lunches continue

COSHOCTON – There are three more Dogwood Festival concerts and box lunches this week on the court square. This week you can still enjoy: – Wednesday: Lunch by the Sportzone and music by Donovan Charles and Coroline Heading – Thursday: Lunch by English Ivy and music by Maxine Metheney – Friday: Lunch by Buehler’s and […]

Registration for Learn to Swim classes approaching

Registration for Learn to Swim classes approaching

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Learn to Swim classes, sponsored by American Red Cross, will be at Lake Park July 6 – 17 and in Warsaw July 20 – 31. Registration dates are as follows: Warsaw classes – May 18 from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Community Room at the Walhonding Fire Department; Lake Park classes […]

Sports

Donley sets new 100 meter record

Donley sets new 100 meter record

WEST LAFAYETTE – Zach Donley of Ridgewood established a new 100 meter dash record during a recent track meet at Tusky Valley. The old record was set in 1998 and was held by Joe Dudda with a time of 10.9 seconds. Donley set a new mark of 10.78 seconds on May 1 at Tusky Valley for […]

Golf results shared

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Hickory Flats Tuesday evening ladies golf league played April 28. Play of the day was low gross. Winners were: A flight – Connie Lahna; B flight – Terry Gross; C flight – Kacey Lahna. Low scores were: Connie Lahna 41; Sherry Kirkpatrick 46; Sue Olinger 48. New members are still welcome […]

Soccer shoot winners announced

Soccer shoot winners announced

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Elks Lodge BPO #376 has announced the winners of the soccer shoot that was held at the Lake Park soccer complex on Saturday, May 2. Winners by age group and gender were: Girls 7 or younger, Adilane Kaufman, boys 7 or younger, Deakon Ames, girls 8 or 9, Bridgette Bible, girls […]

Fishing derby draws hundreds

Fishing derby draws hundreds

COSHOCTON – The annual fishing derby held at Lake Park on the first Saturday in May typically draws hundreds of kids of all ages. This year was no exception as families lined the banks of Lake Park to try their luck in catching various species of fish that came from Fender’s Fish Hatchery. Ralph Dickerson, […]

Madeline Hire signs to play volleyball at MVNU

Madeline Hire signs to play volleyball at MVNU

  COSHOCTON – Madeline Hire, a Coshocton High School senior, recently signed her national letter of intent to play college volleyball at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. While competing as a three year starter for the Lady Redskins Girls Volleyball Team, Madeline Hire has accumulated numerous individual awards. She was named to the East Central Ohio […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – May 6, 2015

Mark’s Musings – May 6, 2015

It’s Dogwood Festival time! It’s high school prom time! It’s almost high school graduation time! It’s almost Relay for Life time! It’s almost garden time – in fact, several folks already have things planted. And this is only the tip of the iceberg. Oh, let’s not even think about this past winter now with the […]

Mark’s Musings – April 29, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 29, 2015

Thank you. It is with gratefulness and appreciation with a dose of humility thrown in that all of us here at The Coshocton County Beacon thank you for supporting us for seven years. Our mission remains to publish a weekly community newspaper that focuses on the positive aspects of Coshocton County. “Positively Coshocton County” is […]

Mark’s Musings – April 22, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 22, 2015

It was one of those special, activity filled weekends in Coshocton County. You may have attended the Casee Allen concert at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, the annual Chamber of Commerce dinner with Barb Emmons humbly accepting the 2015 Coshoctonian Award along with several others receiving well deserved awards, were involved with the beagle hunt, maybe […]

Mark’s Musings – April 15, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 15, 2015

The normal busyness of April is upon us! And let’s be thankful for that increased pace of activity after a truly nasty winter. And of course the Jordan Spieth name is now uttered in millions of households around the world and deservedly so. With some other commitments I missed the Masters so I will have […]

Mark’s Musings – April 8, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 8, 2015

It’s here! Spring – I think so. But no forsythia yet that I have seen. I do know that baseball season is now here – with the Tribe season opener being tonight (Monday) against Houston. Many are picking the Tribe as a World Series contender. Did I say this same thing last week? Well, it […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 6, 2015

On May 5, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and five complaint(s). Accidents 2:41PM: JESSICA M MESSERALL OF FRAZEYSBURG WAS TRAVELING ON SR 79 IN PIKE TWP WHEN SHE SWERVED TO MISS A GROUNDHOG AND WENT OFF OF THE SIDE OF THE ROAD   Complaints 8:56AM: DUSTAN R HOOD OF COSHOCTON REPORTED A LITTERING OFFENSE […]

Sheriff’s Sale

SHERIFF’S SALE State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2014 CI 0390 CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC. VS KOLT L. DAUGHTERY, ET AL. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named […]

Sheriff’s Sale

SHERIFF’S SALE State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2014 CI 0539 HOME LOAN SAVINGS BANK VS VIRENDRA JAIN, ET AL. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county […]

Sheriff Sale

SHERIFF’S SALE State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2014 CI 0533 PHH MORTGAGE CORPORTATION VS STEVE BOWMAN, ET AL. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county on […]

Sheriff Sale

SHERIFF’S SALE State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2014 CI 0320 PNC BANK, N.A. VS WADE P CORDER, ET AL. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named county […]

Obituaries

Mary Marie Matthews

Mary Marie Matthews

Mary Marie Matthews, 52, of Coshocton passed away at her home on Sunday May 3, 2015. She was born in Coshocton on January 7, 1963 to the late Leroy and Jeanetta (Watson) Matthews. She graduated from Coshocton High School and worked as a dietitian at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. Mary was a member of […]

Leroy “Sonny” Matthews

Leroy “Sonny” Matthews

Leroy “Sonny” Matthews, 76, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday April 29, 2015. Leroy was born in Coshocton, Ohio on December 30, 1938 to the late Roy and Annabelle (Wills) Matthews. He served in the United States Air Force and retired from Pretty Products after 36 years of service. He […]

Margery Eileen Burrier

Margery Eileen Burrier

Margery Eileen Burrier, age 92, of Coshocton, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She was born on November 16, 1922 in West Lafayette, to the late Roy A. Bolden and Nellie (Parks) Pargman. Margery attended West Lafayette High School and on June 29, 1938, she married Edgar Burrier. She was a member of Fresno […]

Beverly Ann West

Beverly Ann West, 73, of Coshocton passed away Sunday April 19, 2015 at Coshocton Spring Oak Care Center. She was born in West Bedford, Ohio on October 8, 1941 to the late Gilbert and Fern (Dobson) Camp. Beverly is a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and Coshocton Moose Lodge. She loved animals and […]

Robert D. Warner

Robert D. Warner

Robert D. Warner, 73, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital on Friday April 17, 2015. Robert was born to the late Thomas and Marjory (Evans) Warner in Cleveland, Ohio on April 4, 1942. He graduated from Coshocton High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Scotts Den and […]

E-Edition

May 6, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

May 6, 2015 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!

April 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 22, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 22, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 15, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 15, 2015 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!

April 8, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 8, 2015 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!