Community News

Highway patrol to have bigger presence in town

At the Sept. 14 Coshocton City Council meeting, Mayor Mark Mills announced that due to issues of speeding on the streets of Coshocton and the sheriff’s office being in a state of transition at the moment, he has chosen to allow State Highway Patrol officers to monitor speeding in town. Therefore, residents should not be […]

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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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RVHS crowns homecoming king and queen

RVHS crowns homecoming king and queen

River View wasn’t able to hold a homecoming dance but still held activities during the school week and crowned its new king and queen before the football game on Sept. 11. Receiving the honors were Andrew Ireland and Carolyn Cox. “My grandmother was the first homecoming queen here,” Cox said. “This is so awesome. We […]

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Sports

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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Sports Wrap

Coshocton CHS shuts out Sheridan On senior night the Coshocton High School boys varsity soccer team picked up an MVL win 7-0 over Sheridan. Luke Ramsey got the rout started with a header from Zane (corner kick) Bryant early on in the game. Alec Laaper was up next unassisted. Patrick Shannon scored the next two. […]

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Opinion

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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Just when you thought it was safe to return to?

Just when you thought it was safe to return to?

Yep. Headlines are easier to write when you use clichés like this one. But I like it when you, the reader, can fill in the blanks. You could say, the water, a restaurant, the store, church, or any of a dozen other words. You get to choose! Hey, the Indians are on a six-game win […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for September 18, 2020

On September 17, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 4 Complaints.  Accidents:   Complaints:  Dustin Edgell of Coshocton was found unresponsive in the 1500 Block of North Street Brian Wiggins of Coshocton was cited for speed inside a school zone. Jeffrey Wherley of Coshocton was cited for speed. Deputies spoke with a male subject […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 13, 2020

On September 12th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 2 Complaints.  Accidents: Unit 1 was traveling West on US 36, when the driver struck a deer. 21 year old, Dilan Haney of New Philadelphia, was riding a 2020 Harley Davidson motorcycle on State Route 93, White Eyes Township, when he lost control going off […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for September 12, 2020

On September 11th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 4 Complaints.  Accident: Russel Wilson of Cambridge was heading South on State Route 83 when he struck a ditch. Complaints: Renee Vanaman of Coshocton reported fraud. Robert Euton called the Sheriff’s Office to make a report about Lynn Unger breaking his TV. Brian Conrad reported […]

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Clubs & Organizations

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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Kiwanis Pancake Day canceled

Kiwanis Pancake Day canceled

The Kiwanis Club of Coshocton voted to cancel its annual Pancake Day usually held in November every year, due to Covid-19. For many decades the annual pancake day has served as the club’s main fundraiser. In an attempt to make up for the lost revenue, the club plans to hold several fundraisers. With the focus […]

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E-Edition

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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September 3, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

September 3, 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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August 26, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

August 26, 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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