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Ask the Curator Sundays planned

Ask the Curator Sundays planned

COSHOCTON – The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum’s exhibit of Coshocton advertising art is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. Certainly there will never be another display as expansive and high-caliber as this one. The show contains trays, signs, and novelties from 10 Coshocton companies produced in 1887 through 1950. Imagine yourself in Coshocton 100 years ago. A number of your […]

COTC announces summer semester honors

COTC announces summer semester honors

NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College has released the president’s list and honors list for summer semester 2014. To qualify for the president’s list, a student must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded credit hours and earn a grade point average of 4.00. The following county students were named to the president’s list: […]

Local Bounty update

Local Bounty update

Good Morning, There was a beautiful sunrise this morning, isn’t it a great time of year!  We hope you stop by and see us today, our hours are 10-6.  Tomorrow 10-6 and don’t forget Saturday 9-1. Did you know? Using our deliciously grown local veggies is easier than ever.  Pico De Gallo or Fresh Salsa […]

Rotary Club updates sign at court square

Rotary Club updates sign at court square

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Rotary Club is about service above self and making an impact in the community. One way the club helps the community is by manning a sign at the court square where local community events are advertised. “It’s very important to us because it’s a great opportunity to showcase news to residents […]

New principal begins at Coshocton Christian School

New principal begins at Coshocton Christian School

COSHOCTON – Students at the Coshocton Christian School were greeted by a new face on Wednesday morning for their first day of classes. Stan Zurowski’s education career began in 1969 when he was a teacher and coach in the Dover School District. He left Dover in 1985 and came to Coshocton where he was principal […]

Sports

Coshocton downs Ridgewood in soccer

COSHOCTON – In girls soccer at Kids America, Coshocton defeated Ridgewood 6-0. Emily Hartley scored two first half goals to give the Lady Redskins a 2-0 lead at halftime. Kallie Unger scored twice for Coshocton in the second half. She also had three assists in the game. Olivia Ward scored to make it 5-0. Hartley […]

Tuesday morning golf group plays

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Hickory Flat Tuesday morning Ladies League played Aug. 19. Play of the day was fun day. Winners were: Gail Sharp, Lynn Weaver and Marge Snider. Low scorer was Deb Bucklew with a 42. The committee consisted of Marge Snider and Bucklew.

New coach guiding young River View team

New coach guiding young River View team

WARSAW – The expectations that first year head coach Bob Forgrave has as the 2014 season unfolds for the River View High School football team is simple and to the point. “Improve,” said Forgrave, who only recently was named the school’s next coach. River View finished last year’s season with a 1-9 mark and Forgrave […]

Physicality a key to Redskins’ success

Physicality a key to Redskins’ success

COSHOCTON – Competition in the East Central Ohio League can be a grueling and physically demanding endeavor and Coshocton High School football coach Jim Woodrum is making sure his charges are ready for the challenge. With a squad of 44 players in the top three grades, he is finding plenty of worthy candidates. “We’re wanting […]

Generals look to rebound from .500 season

Generals look to rebound from .500 season

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood High School football team found itself in unfamiliar territory during week 11 of the 2013 season: They were spectators. Having built a program whose expectations year in and year out are to be competing in the postseason playoffs, it did not happen for the Generals last year and head coach […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 20, 2014

Our community has certainly been in the news this past week. It does seem, though, that we often make the Columbus and regional news for the wrong reasons. Depending, of course, which side of things you’re on. But I think we all would agree that the explosion at Coshocton Grain Company has both a negative […]

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 13, 2014

Thumbs up to this year’s Canal Festival organizers – from the parade to the promenade to the junior queen and queen contest – it was a rip roaring festival that our community can be proud of. Local high school marching bands, football squads, cheerleaders and fall sports athletes at all area schools are getting themselves […]

Mark’s Musings – August 6, 2014

Mark’s Musings – August 6, 2014

Do you ever find yourself wondering about the different combinations of meals that we consume? For example, take the BLT. A bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. I prefer mine with a smattering of mayonnaise. But there is no “m.” What if it was ham instead of bacon – would it then be an HLT sandwich? […]

Mark’s Musings – July 30, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 30, 2014

Have a garden this year? Tomatoes? Lots of green ones for sure – this week’s cool weather is not going to help this wonderful fruit at all. Last year it was too much rain early in the season – this year it’s not enough warm sunshine at the right times. There is lots of information […]

Mark’s Musings – July 23, 2014

Mark’s Musings – July 23, 2014

The Tribe took three out of four from the Tigers – that is a great way to start the second half of the season. Now we know there are some Pirates and some Reds fans out there in Beacon reader land . . . both the Reds and the Bucs are chasing the Brewers and […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 22, 2014

On August 21 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and one complaint. Accidents – MARSHALL GONTER OF COSHOCTON WAS WESTBOUND ON SR 541 WHEN HE DROPPED OFF THE LEFT OF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY STRIKING A BUILDING WITH THE LEFT SIDE OF HIS VEHICLE. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. Complaints – […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 21, 2014

On August 20 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and three complaints. Accidents – William Erman of Coshocton lost control of his vehicle and overturned while driving on Morgan Run Road. Complaints – An illegal dump site was discovered at the Downtowner Plaza. – Andrea Marshal of Coshocton was arrested for domestic violence and criminal […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 20, 2014

On August 19 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – LARRY KOEPPEL OF COSHOCTON REPORTED THE THEFT OF HIS 4 WHEELER. – LITTER CONTROL REPORTED AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ON THE HAUL ROAD NORTH OF SR541 IN LINTON TOWNSHIP. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 18, 2014

On August 17 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and one complaint. Complaints – A COSHOCTON FEMALE REPORTED BEING ASSAULTED IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SITUATION. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 17, 2014

On August 16 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and five complaints. Accidents – EDWARD L CAMP OF COSHOCTON WAS TRAVELING SOUTH ON 6TH ST WHEN HE STRUCK A PARKED VEHICLE AND A SIGN. Complaints – LORAINE WILSON OF COSHOCTON REPORTED ITEMS STOLEN FROM HIS VEHICLE. – A COSHOCTON BUSINESS REPORTED THEIR BUILDING HAD BEEN […]

Obituaries

Marshall D. Gonter

Marshall D. Gonter

COSHOCTON – Marshall D. “Red Foreman” Gonter, 27, of Coshocton passed away on Thursday August 21, 2014. Marshall was born in Coshocton on July 13, 1987. He graduated from Ridgewood High School and was currently working as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Union Local #18 Operating Engineers. He loved spending time outdoors, four wheeling, fishing […]

John Russell Bryant

John Russell Bryant

John Russell Bryant, 90, of Coshocton passed away at Oak Pointe Care Center in Baltic at 6:15 A.M., Tuesday August 19, 2014. Born December 20, 1923 in Roscoe, John was the son of the late John Wesley and Alice Cinderella (Crosley) Bryant. John served from November 7, 1942 to November 27, 1945 in the U.S. […]

Barbara J. Rogers

Barbara J. Rogers

COSHOCTON -Barbara Jean Rogers, 81, of TR 304, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born March 31, 1933 in Plain City to the late Fredrick Allan and Doris Lucille (Penry) Cameron. She graduated from Prospect High School and attended the Ohio State University briefly before joining her husband, […]

Robert L. Bicknell

Robert L. Bicknell

AKRON – Robert L. Bicknell, 65, of Akron, formerly of Coshocton passed away at his residence on Sunday August 17, 2014 after a brief illness. Robert was born in Clinton, Indiana on July 22, 1949 to the late Frank and Ruby (Brewer) Bicknell. He graduated from Coshocton High School, served in the U.S. Army and […]

Ralph L. Leiendecker

Ralph L. Leiendecker

COSHOCTON – Ralph L. “Gabe” Leiendecker, 88, formerly of Fresno, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at the Autumn Extended Care Facility, where he was a resident. He was born Dec. 10, 1925 in Crawford Twp. to the late Henry and Mary Mae (McClure) Leiendecker.  He was an employee of Baltic Rubber until an accident left […]

E-Edition

August 20, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 20, 2014 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!

August 13, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 13, 2014 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!

August 6, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

August 6, 2014 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!

July 30, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 30, 2014 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!

July 23, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

July 23, 2014 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!