Community News

Chicken and tractors bring a crowd to Bakersville

Chicken and tractors bring a crowd to Bakersville

BAKERSVILLE – Julie Murray lives in Columbus now, but she still comes back whenever she can for the annual Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department’s chicken barbecue and antique tractor pull. “My dad (Gerald Hothem) grills the chicken and I like to come back to see people and visit,” she said. The yummy barbecued chicken is Phyllis […]

Students learn to embrace their entrepreneurial spirit

Students learn to embrace their entrepreneurial spirit

COSHOCTON – Eric Fitch helped the students involved in a summer workshop at COTC see that their dreams could indeed come true. The former student of Professor Kim Goudy stopped by the COTC Coshocton Campus on June 14 to talk to the students enrolled in her summer workshop called Embrace Your Selfie. The goal of […]

Pools receive thank you gifts from swim lesson volunteers

Pools receive thank you gifts from swim lesson volunteers

COSHOCTON – Volunteers from the local swimming lessons program are appreciative of having a place to teach children water safety so every year they try to pay it forward to the pools. “They let us use their pools so we want to say thank you,” said Sher Alloway, who coordinates the swimming lessons program. On […]

Library sponsoring Spinosaurus Encounter

Library sponsoring Spinosaurus Encounter

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Public Library will host the Carnegie Museum Traveling Show Spinosaurus Encounter! on Tuesday, June 19, from 6 to 6:45 p.m., at Roscoe United Methodist Church. Travel back in time to prehistoric Egypt and help our presenter Dr. Dino discover more about the largest land predator of all time—Spinosaurus! Dig for fossils; […]

Cardinal Chorale here for tour finale

Cardinal Chorale here for tour finale

COSHOCTON – The 23rd edition of the Cardinal Chorale will be in Coshocton for the final performance of their six-day, 10-concert summer tour. The concert will be Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m. in Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High Street in Roscoe Village. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Other stops on the tour […]

Bakersville to host annual chicken barbecue and tractor pull

Bakersville to host annual chicken barbecue and tractor pull

BAKERSVILLE – What’s better than the taste of chicken barbecue on a warm summer’s day? Having a chicken barbecue with all of your friends at the annual Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department’s chicken barbecue and antique tractor pull. The event is like a big family reunion and this year, it will be Saturday, June 16 at […]

Sports

College coaches scout golfers at River Greens event

College coaches scout golfers at River Greens event

WEST LAFAYETTE – Golf coaches from close to 40 colleges were invited to River Greens Golf Course on June 14 to scout area athletes. “This is a great idea and opportunity for these kids,” said Bill Stufflebean, who coaches the girls’ team at River View High School. The Top 100 Showcase was organized by Harry […]

Mitchell signs to wrestle at Kent State Tuscarawas

Mitchell signs to wrestle at Kent State Tuscarawas

WARSAW – Sam Mitchell is ready to move on and take the next step in life athletically and academically at Kent State Tuscarawas. On June 14, the recent River View High School graduate signed his letter of intent to wrestle in college while surrounded by family and friends in the school’s library. “I liked the […]

River View hosting softball skills clinics

River View hosting softball skills clinics

WARSAW – Girls, ages 9 – 14, who are playing softball in a recreation program will have a unique opportunity to improve their skills and learn more at softball skills clinics at River View High School. The clinics will be held every Monday, except June 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Girls do not have […]

Road Runner Elite team starts season strong

COSHOCTON – The Road Runner Elite 18U travel softball team started the season strong with a second place finish at the Capitol City Showdown at Berliner Park in Columbus. Starting pool play on Friday, Janessa Dawson (Tri-Valley) picked up her first win of the season, beating Cincy RBI 4-3. Melanie Clum (Sheridan/Ohio Wesleyan) allowed no […]

OHSAA 2018 football playoff schedule, state championships site announced

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced details for the 2018 football regional assignments and playoffs schedule, including the location for the state championship games. The OHSAA will return to using Saturday nights for several divisions during the playoffs and the 2018 title games will return to Tom Benson Hall of Fame […]

Coshocton County well represented at state track meet

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Coshocton County was well represented at the state track and field meet at The Ohio State University in Columbus. Coshocton High School’s Kennedy Haley wrapped up her high school career by competing in the high jump. “It (going to state) has been a goal of mine since I was a sophomore,” she […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – June 13, 2018

Mark’s Musings – June 13, 2018

Have we seen the last of the LeBron James era in Cleveland? James delivered on his promise of a championship for Cleveland despite a 1-3 finals record and the four game sweep suffered this year versus the Warriors – a team that is building its own legacy. The Cavs were just overmatched. Regardless if he […]

Mark’s Musings – June 6, 2018

Mark’s Musings – June 6, 2018

The Cavs came up a bit short in game one of “round four” although they pushed the Warriors into overtime on their home court. You know that LeBron will give it everything he has but it will take a team effort to win another championship for Cleveland. Several young men and women from Coshocton County […]

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 18, 2018

Like the coming of warm weather for spring, your NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket is probably perfect. I jest of course. The weather pattern for this week and especially the first day of spring does not bode well for those of us (everyone?) that are growing weary of the cold. But March it is and […]

Mark’s Musings – May 30, 2018

Mark’s Musings – May 30, 2018

Graduation and all the pomp and circumstance that accompanies it makes May a special time of the year. Whether your youngster is walking across the stage at a college or university, high school, or maybe even taking their first big step into school from pre-school it is a life moment to remember. I am sure […]

Mark’s Musings – May 23, 2018

Mark’s Musings – May 23, 2018

To say that May is a busy month would be a vast understatement. I think it is the busiest when you consider graduations, graduation celebrations and the true beginning of outdoor activities and work in our part of Ohio. You can mow the yard more than once a week – and some do – work […]

Mark’s Musings – May 16, 2018

Mark’s Musings – May 16, 2018

A precious, intelligent and beautiful young woman beloved by our community lost her battle with cancer on Friday, May 11. A moment of silence was held during the opening ceremony of the 24th annual Coshocton County Relay for Life in a fitting tribute to a life cut short here on earth but a life that […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 17, 2018

On June 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 2:40 P.M.  Courtney Dudte of Coshocton struck a vehicle operated by Ashland Coffey of Coshocton.   Complaints 4:18 P.M.  Zachary Mutersbaugh of Coshocton reported the theft of several items from his garage. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 16, 2018

On June 15, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints None Reported   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 15, 2018

  On June 14, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 7 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 9:29 A.M.  Danny Bookless of Coshocton was turning into a business parking lot when he struck Scott Schlegel of Coshocton.   3:35 P.M.  Rachel Miller was traveling north on State Route 93 when she slowed down for […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 13, 2018

On June 12, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 6:00 A.M.  Brent Ashman of Coshocton, reported the theft of items from a garage.   6:00 P.M.  Aaron Wilson reported the theft of his vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Legal Notice

The City Planning Commission (PC) will meet on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall for a public hearing on PC 2-18 a request to rezone 315 – 329 South 6th Street (odd side only) and a vacated alley from R-2 One and Two-Family Residence District to M-2 General […]

Legal Notice

Having been petitioned by the Bedford Township Trustees for the vacation of a portion of the platted road right-of-way of CR 3 in the unincorporated Village of West Bedford as recorded in Deed Record 2, Page 40-41. Being a portion of the excess road right-of-way of TR 51 adjoining Lots 4 and 15. The vacation […]

Obituaries

Laura Jolene Kehl

COSHOCTON – Laura Jolene Kehl, 79, of Coshocton passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation.  She was born in Newcomerstown on April 4, 1939 to the late John and Helen (Little) Shaw. Jolene graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1957 and worked as a librarian for Coshocton Public Library before […]

Beverly Joyce White

COSHOCTON – Beverly Joyce White of Coshocton, Ohio passed away at Signature Healthcare on June 13, 2018 at the age of 85. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Coates and Myrtle (Robinson) Coates of Camp Dennison, Ohio, brother Marvin Coates, sister Mary Louise Hunter, brother John Coates, daughter Beverly Jo White and […]

Oliver Richard “Dick” Hoffman

WEST LAFAYETTE – Oliver Richard “Dick” Hoffman age 74 of West Lafayette, Ohio died June 14, 2018 at the Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia, Ohio following an extended illness. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday June 18, 2018 at the Free Funeral Home with Rev. John Carlisle officiating.  Burial will be at the […]

Rose E. Rodgers

Rose E. Rodgers

COSHOCTON – Rose E. Rodgers, 68, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Regional Medical Center on Sunday June 10, 2018. Rose was born in Columbus on May 12, 1950 to Harold and Virginia (Kelly) Ross. She is survived by her husband Frank Rodgers; children Ted (Tracy) Thompson of Columbus, Tracy Thompson of Massillon and […]

Benny D. Jennings

Benny D. Jennings

COSHOCTON – Benny D. Jennings, 75, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Thursday June 14, 2018 with his family by his side.  Benny was born in Coshocton on December 8, 1942 to the late Kenneth and Audrey (Mitchell) Jennings. He retired from Clow Water Systems and was a member of United Steel Workers […]

Clyde Junior Young

Clyde Junior Young

WARSAW- Clyde Junior Young, 90, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 30, 1927 in Walhonding to the late Clyde F. and Maizie (Cullison) Young. He graduated from Warsaw High School in 1945, and served in the US Army in Korea from 1951-1956, receiving a Purple Heart in service to […]

E-Edition

June 13, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

June 13, 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!

June 6, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

June 6, 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!

2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

This week’s e-edition of the 2018 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

May 30, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

May 30, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 23, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

May 23, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 16, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

May 16, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 18, 2018

| June 18, 2018

On June 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints None Reported   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for June 15, 2018

| June 15, 2018

  On June 14, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Rachel Bursh of New Philadelphia was charged with DUI, speed and weaving.   Dorothy Clyde of West Lafayette, was cited for driving under FRA suspension, license forfeiture and fictitious plates.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 14, 2018

| June 15, 2018

On June 13, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:45 P.M.  Jason Berg of Fresno was pulling out onto SR 93 when he failed to see a vehicle operated by Dawn Frey of Fresno, causing the vehicles to collide.   Complaints 6:34 A.M.  Michael Addy of Coshocton […]

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Dulcimer Days to have 44th annual festival

Dulcimer Days to have 44th annual festival

| June 13, 2018

COSHOCTON – The sound of dulcimers will be heard this weekend in Roscoe Village during the 44th annual Dulcimer Days Festival. People from all over the country come to the festival each year to attend workshops, learn a little more about the skills to play dulcimers, and just relax and jam with friends, both old […]

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City council hears from residents

| June 12, 2018

COSHOCTON – Coshocton City Council had visitors from Swayne Street at its June 11 meeting. The residents built their home there in 2012 and have been hoping for the past several years to get their road paved. They brought pictures showing the condition of the road to share with council members and asked if they […]

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