Community News

Several honored at Board of Realtors dinner

Several honored at Board of Realtors dinner

Presbyterians mark 200 years and share Christmas Eve worship

Presbyterians mark 200 years and share Christmas Eve worship

COSHOCTON – Come home for Christmas! The Presbyterian Church, North Fourth and Chestnut Streets, will have a Christmas Eve candlelight worship service at 7:30 p.m. An extended prelude will begin at 7:10 p.m. and will include music of the season by organist Alice M. Hoover, the Roscoe Brass Quintet, E. Luane Campbell, flute; Caroline S. […]

Everal Chapel celebrates 150 years

Everal Chapel celebrates 150 years

OXFORD TOWNSHIP – In the eastern part of Coshocton County in Oxford Township stands a little country church with roots buried deep in English traditions that are kept alive today by a dedicated group of people. On Christmas Eve, they are inviting the public to join them in celebrating the church’s 150th anniversary with a […]

Senior citizens enjoy luncheon at RHS

Senior citizens enjoy luncheon at RHS

WEST LAFAYETTE – Senior citizens in the Ridgewood Local School District were treated to a show and lunch on Dec. 13 at the high school. The Ridgewood Drama department presented “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” then everyone enjoyed lunch prepared by the cafeteria staff and served by members of student council. “It’s nice […]

Free admission to museum for Coshocton residents through December

Free admission to museum for Coshocton residents through December

COSHOCTON – As a special thank you to the community, the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum will be offering free admission to all Coshocton County residents and their guests beginning Dec. 15 and extending to the end of the year. If you haven’t been to the museum lately, this holiday season is a great time to bring family […]

Christmas Castle provides holiday cheer

Christmas Castle provides holiday cheer

COSHOCTON – More than 400 children were treated to a shopping spree thanks to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle project. Volunteers took children in first through 12th grade shopping at Wal-Mart on Dec. 11-12 and helped them pick out new pants, shirts, socks, shoes, and coats. Parents prioritized what their children were most in need […]

Sports

River View places in top five at Coshocton Invite

COSHOCTON – The River View Swimming teams competed in the Coshocton Invitational at Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium on Saturday, Dec. 8. The boys placed third overall out of ten teams with 51 points, and the girls were fourth out of 16 with a total of 44. Scoring points individually for the girls’ team were Lindsey […]

2018-2019 High School Winter Sports Preview

2018-2019 High School Winter Sports Preview

The 2018-2019 High School Winter Sports e-edition is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

River View swim competes at Dover invite

DOVER – The River View swim teams competed in the 19th annual Dover Invitational on Saturday Dec. 1. The boys placed second out of 10 teams and the girls placed fifth out of eight. For the girls, Lindsey Ashcraft was second in the 100 Breast (1:19.85), and fourth in the 50 Free (28.24), Carolyn Cox […]

River View swim opens season with win

COSHOCTON – The River View swim teams opened their season by defeating host Coshocton, and Heath at the Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium on Tuesday Nov. 27. Winning their events on the girls team were Katie Hardesty in the 200 (2:46.17) and 100 (1:15.53) Free, Lindsey Ashcraft in the 200 Individual Medley (2:56.59) and the 100 […]

Generals make All-Ohio Teams

COLUMBUS – The Division V football All-Ohio teams were announced Monday, Nov. 26 by a statewide media panel. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and several Ridgewood High School Generals are listed. 2018 Division V OPSWA All-Ohio Football Teams Second Team Offense Linemen – John Evin, West Lafayette Ridgewood, […]

Prater signs with Youngstown State University

Prater signs with Youngstown State University

WEST LAFAYETTE – When Alexis Prater was 10, she asked if she could go to a track meet. “It was winter, but my dad found an AAU indoor meet and that started it all,” said the Ridgewood High School senior. Alexis’ father, Jason Prater shared that same story on Nov. 20, right before she signed […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – December 12, 2018

Mark’s Musings – December 12, 2018

Well, here we go! Christmas is two weeks away and hopefully you have some packages already wrapped and under the tree. The winter sports season is in full swing with wrestling, swimming, basketball and even a new girls and boys bowling team at River View. This is another great opportunity to showcase our community as […]

Mark’s Musings – December 5, 2018

Mark’s Musings – December 5, 2018

As we barrel straight into December holiday celebrations are in full swing throughout Coshocton County as Santa Claus made his appearance in West Lafayette on Saturday, the first candle lighting of the season was held in Roscoe Village on a wet Saturday evening and the Coshocton Community Choir with all those that help gave a […]

Mark’s Musings – November 28, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 28, 2018

We’ve celebrated Thanksgiving Day, and participated in the craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday as I write this week’s column. Now, we prepare to observe #GivingTuesday – a great day for us to give something back but somewhere a side of me feels that this is a day established so we can somehow feel […]

Mark’s Musings – November 21, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 21, 2018

As we prepare to observe and celebrate Thanksgiving Day here in America we need to take time to be thankful for what we have in this nation. People across the country are divided but on this day we need to come together and celebrate our freedoms. Those freedoms came at great sacrifice and they continue […]

Mark’s Musings – November 14, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 14, 2018

I searched my brain through and through this week for a “theme” for this column. In particular I was looking for something positive. I know it’s out there and that’s especially true for the economy and jobs. And while we are facing some oncoming challenges here in our own community we also have many positive […]

Mark’s Musings – November 7, 2018

Mark’s Musings – November 7, 2018

And here we go! The holidays are headed our way in a hurry. Once the election is over and all the commercials and mailers go away, I think we naturally start thinking about Thanksgiving, turkey, the game with TTUN and of course, Christmas. At this point of course we can be thankful that the election […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 14, 2018

On Dec. 13, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s):   Accidents: 8:55 A.M.  Vince Welling reported being struck by another vehicle that left the scene.   Complaints: 5:46 A.M.  Circle K reported a theft.   1:11 P.M.  Alotta Turner reported being scammed.   5:02 P.M.  Heather Sturtz reported being […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 13, 2018

On Dec. 12, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s): Accidents: 5:45 A.M.  Zackery Hursey of Coshocton lost control and struck a parked vehicle in the 900 block of Chestnut Street.  Hursey was cited for fail to control. 12:37 P.M.  A Coshocton man reported his vehicle was struck at Wal-Mart […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 11, 2018

On Dec. 10, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 6 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s): Accidents: 6:45 A.M.  Daniel Wells of Dresden was traveling southbound on SR 60 when he went off the right side of the roadway overcorrected and crossed the center line then back off the right side of the road into a […]

Legal Notice

Clark Township Trustees have moved their December meeting to the 26th at 7:00 p.m., with the reorganizational meeting to follow. Any questions contact Fiscal Officer, Kevin Lowe at 740-824-3044 CCB: Dec 12’18

Legal Notice

The Linton Township Trustees will hold their annual end-of-year meeting on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Linton Township House in Plainfield. The meeting will begin at 8:00 P.M. for the purpose of paying end-of-year bills and to take care of any other business that should come before the Linton Township Trustees. Nathan W. McNeal, […]

Legal Notice

The Board of Trustees of Virginia Township will hold their Year End and Re-Organizational meeting on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 4:30 pm at the Virginia Township Hall. Candy McCoy, Fiscal Officer. CCB: Dec 12’18

Obituaries

Richard C. Henderson

Richard C. Henderson

February 19, 1945 – November 18, 2018 Ric leaves behind brothers Stephen (Lee) St. Paris, OH; Todd, Cincinnati, OH; sister LeeAnn Tomko (George), North Royalton, OH.  His parents Robert and MaryLee Henderson preceded him in death. Ric moved to Brimfield, OH to Chattanooga, TN to Daytona Beach Shores, where he lived his last many years.  […]

Bette C. Augesen

Bette C. Augesen passed away peacefully on November 30, 2018, at the age of 91. She will be lovingly remembered for her easy laughter, ready smile, generous nature, love of family, and love of her Buckeyes! Bette was preceded by her husband Cliff and their precious granddaughter, Crystal, sisters Magda and Elva, and her dearest […]

Bette C. Augesen

COSHOCTON – Bette C. Augesen passed away peacefully on Nov. 30, 2018, at the age of 91. She will be lovingly remembered for her easy laughter, ready smile, generous nature, love of family, and love of her Buckeyes! Bette was preceded by her husband Cliff and their precious granddaughter, Crystal, sisters Magda and Elva, and […]

Susan Kay Young

Susan Kay Young

WEST LAFAYETTE – Susan Kay Young, 60, of West Lafayette passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Community Truman Hospice House in New Philadelphia due to a short-term illness.  She was born on April 16, 1958 in Millersburg, Ohio. She worked at Signature Healthcare as the head cook for many years. She loved cooking, […]

Rita P. Watson

Rita P. Watson

COSHOCTON- Rita Pauline (McKee) Watson, 81, passed away at home with loving family around her on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. She was born July 7, 1937 in Coshocton Co. to the late Paul P. and Geneva E. (Hawkins) McKee. She loved writing in her journal and playing card games with her grandchildren. She loved watching […]

Thomas L. Rollins

Thomas L. Rollins

WARSAW- Thomas Lee “Tom” Rollins, 72, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at his residence. He was born April 2, 1946 in New Castle to the late Charles Oscar and Helen Irene (Hoskinson) Rollins. He was a 1964 graduate of Union High School, and retired from the former Smurfit-Stone Container as a Maintenance Supervisor after 35 […]

E-Edition

December 12, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

December 12, 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 5, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

December 5, 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!

November 28, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 28, 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!

November 21, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 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!

November 14, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 14, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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November 7, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

November 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!

Other Recent Posts

Legal Notice

| December 13, 2018

Monroe Township Board of Trustees will hold its Year End meeting on December 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm with the reorganization meeting for 2019 to follow. The meeting will be held at the office at the township house. Cathy Williamson, Fiscal Officer CCB: Dec 12’18

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Legal Notice

| December 13, 2018

Meeting Notice The Tiverton Township Board of Trustees has moved its regular business meeting to Monday, December 31, 2018 at 11:00 am. The 2019 reorganization meeting will be held immediately following the regular business meeting. The meeting will be held at the Tiverton Township Hall in Tiverton Center (SR 206 and CR 20 intersection). Public […]

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Delinquent Land Tax

| December 13, 2018

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 Defendant Case No. 2018 CI 0442, COMPLAINT Notice of Foreclosure of […]

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Delinquent Land Tax

| December 13, 2018

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 Defendant Case No. 2018 CI 0279, COMPLAINT Notice of Foreclosure of […]

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Our Town Coshocton shares news at city council meeting

| December 12, 2018

COSHOCTON – At the Coshocton City Council Dec. 10 meeting, Mayor Steve Mercer asked if Tom Barcroft could step to the podium and share Our Town Coshocton’s exciting news. The Coshocton Main Street Historic District was approved by the State Historic Preservation Advisory Board for recommendation for listing to the National Register of Historic Places. […]

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