Community News

RVHS crowns prom royalty

RVHS crowns prom royalty

  Skyler Stewart and Grant Cullison were named River View High Schools 2018 prom queen and king. River View’s prom was held April 21, at Lake Park Pavilion. The theme was Garden of Lights. Share your prom photos with us by e-mailing, news@coshoctoncountybeacon.com.

Fischer continues family-owned business and gives back to community

Fischer continues family-owned business and gives back to community

WARSAW – Jesse Fischer, fourth generation at his family-owned funeral home, Fischer Funeral Home, in Warsaw and Danville, has been a lifelong resident of Coshocton County and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “The family business was the number one reason I stayed in Coshocton County, but also being able to continue helping in […]

East Main Kitchen & Coffee set to open in Baltic

East Main Kitchen & Coffee set to open in Baltic

BALTIC – East Main Kitchen & Coffee is set to open in Baltic on May 1. The former Millers Dutch Kitchen has been purchased and the renovations are complete with a bent toward Chip and Joanna Gaines including the shiplap. Mark Miller and his wife Maureen, who co-owns the business along with J. Mark Miller, […]

Earth Day 2018 held at career center

Earth Day 2018 held at career center

COSHOCTON – The Third annual Earth Day was held at the Coshocton County Career Center on Saturday, April 21. More than 50 vendors were set up around the school to help raise awareness of the environment and how everyone can help protect it. Tim Kettler, member of Coshocton Environmental and Community Awareness, who sponsored the […]

14th annual Clean-up Coshocton held

14th annual Clean-up Coshocton held

COSHOCTON – Despite the chilly morning, crowds of people met at the Coshocton County Court Square to join the Clean-Up Coshocton Day. The 14th annual Clean-Up Coshocton Day was held on Saturday, April 21. The day is chosen in conjunction with Earth Day. Lyn Mizer, director of the United Way, said they usually have around […]

Stepping Up Initiative meeting held in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County residents are stepping up to help people in our community who battle mental illnesses and drug problems. Mental health counselors, people from the healthcare field, court employees and elected officials were just a few of the people who attended a breakfast meeting with retired Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton and […]

Sports

Fishing club competes at Salt Fork

CAMBRIDGE – The Three Rivers Bass Masters held a tournament on April 22 at Salt Fork. Winners were: First place – Keith Crenshaw, 1.79 lbs.; second place – Brett Lingo, 1.43 lbs.; and big bass – Keith Crenshaw,    1.79 lbs. Three Rivers Bass Masters is a local bass fishing club. Normal meetings are held on […]

Lady Bears beat New Philadelphia by 10

WARSAW – The River View Lady Bears easily dispatched New Philadelphia 13-3 on April 20. Peyton Werntz led River View to victory on the pitcher’s mound. She lasted five innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out three. River View collected 11 hits on the day. Bailey Hettinger, Lauren Krystek, Gracie Dunlap, and Kelsie Williamson each racked up multiple […]

Mladek overcomes injury and signs with Bluffton

Mladek overcomes injury and signs with Bluffton

WEST LAFAYETTE – Cassie Mladek thought her chances of playing college volleyball were over when she hurt her knee, but that was just a roadblock, not an end to her journey. The Ridgewood High School senior tore her ACL and Meniscus in January while playing Junior Olympics volleyball. “I’ve been playing since I was in […]

Fischer signs with Mt. Union

Fischer signs with Mt. Union

WARSAW – Caleb Fischer has been swimming for the past six years and just recently went to the state meet where he was awarded 14th place overall and broke a school record. “It felt good because I also got the River View school record as well,” he said. Chrissie Fischer, Caleb’s mom, remembers that day […]

Lady Bears defeat Cambridge

WARSAW – The River View Lady Bears snatched the lead late in the game in a 5-1 victory over Cambridge on April 18. The game was tied at one with River View batting in the bottom of the fifth when Lauren Krystek singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. Alyssa Thomas earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound […]

CHS’s Brink honored by secretary of state

CHS’s Brink honored by secretary of state

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School sophomore Lucian Brink’s successful wrestling season was officially honored by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. “This is super and it brings attention to the sport and Coshocton wrestling,” Brink said. Bob Kalish from Husted’s office stopped by CHS on April 18 to deliver a certificate of commendation to Brink. […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – April 18, 2018

Mark’s Musings – April 18, 2018

It’s time to make a decision. In fact, I would surmise that it is past time to make this particular decision. This specific decision really impacts all of us. That’s right. Every single one of us. Every color and every creed. It is not very often that we hear that in today’s polarized society. We […]

Mark’s Musings – April 11, 2018

Mark’s Musings – April 11, 2018

I guess it all depends on where you live in the county whether Monday’s snow counts as number three or number four after the forsythia bloom. And for all those that are thinking, “Jeez, is the forsythia thing all this guy can think of to write about,” my response is that I did not create […]

April 4th, 2018 Puzzle Answers

April 4th, 2018 Puzzle Answers

Mark’s Musings – April 4, 2018

Mark’s Musings – April 4, 2018

Obviously this April fool’s joke of three inches of snow counts as one of the three snows after the Forsythia bloom. You might say, “That did not happen on April 1 – but, yes, it did. The snow was falling prior to midnight on April 1. So that counts. Now, this brings up a bit […]

Mark’s Musings – March 28, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 28, 2018

The Ashland Lady Eagles deserve to be congratulated on a tremendous season that ended with a loss in the NCAA Division II National Championship game against Central Missouri. During their two season run the Lady Eagles recorded a 73 game win streak and the nation’s highest points per game average. The Lady Eagles just couldn’t […]

Mark’s Musings – March 7, 2018

Mark’s Musings – March 7, 2018

There was quite a difference in the state of the union addresses from the U.S. and Russia to say the least. Russia talks about submarines (or some kind of far-fetched underwater submersible launching platform) that can launch top secret weapons (made by ACME no doubt!) while the U.S. talks about the triumph of the human […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 20, 2018

On Apr. 19, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 9 complaint (s)   Accidents 3:21 P.M.  Randall Emig of Fresno was pulling into a driveway and struck a parked vehicle.   3:43 P.M.  Lonnie Culp of Bloomingdale, Ohio was traveling eastbound on US 36 when he attempted to change lanes and failed […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 19, 2018

On Apr. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 9 complaint (s)   Accidents 4:05 P.M.  Dustin Slack of Crooksville backed into a vehicle operated by Rebecca Bosson of Coshocton.   Complaints 7:09 A.M.  Derek Beach of Kimbolton was arrested for disorderly conduct by public intoxication.   10:00 A.M.  James Cress driver […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Apr. 18, 2018

On Apr. 17, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a traffic complaint in the 500 block of West Main Street.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 18, 2018

On Apr. 17, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 12:35 A.M.  Steven Burris of Coshocton was arrested for aggravated disorderly conduct.   7:06 A.M.  Jamie Taylor of Coshocton reported identity theft.   11:53 A.M.  Mindy Shrimplin of Warsaw reported a possible fraud.   […]

Legal Notice

Ord 17-18 authorizing participation in the ODOT summer contract for road salt. Ord 13-18 to amend the distribution of the tax collected under ORC 5739.08(a) and/or 5739.09(b1). Complete text of this ordinance may be obtained or viewed at the Clerk of Council Office, City of Coshocton. CCB: Apr 18, 25’18

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 17, 2018

On Apr. 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported   Complaints 1:20 A.M.  Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by Travis Parks Sr. of Coshocton for a vehicle equipment violation. Travis Parks Sr. was issued a citation for driving under suspension […]

Obituaries

Dorothy E. Shepler

Dorothy E. Shepler

COSHOCTON – Dorothy E. (Stover) Shepler, 84, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. She was born April 23, 1933 to Clifford and Mildred Bernice (Reed) Stover. She was a 1951 graduate of Blissfield High School. She married Harvey Harlan Shepler on May 17, 1952, who preceded her in death on Feb. 6, […]

Reva Jane Young

Reva Jane Young

COSHOCTON – Reva Jane Young, age 81, of Coshocton, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton. She was born on February 19, 1937, in West Lafayette, to the late John and Dorotha (Poland) Sheets. Reva graduated from West Lafayette in 1955. She worked at Shaw Barton and JII. After 22 […]

Anton Kurtz

NEWCOMERSTOWN – Anton Kurtz, 90, of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Riverside Manor Nursing & Rehab. Center, Newcomerstown. He was born Wednesday, June 8, 1927 in Joaka, Yugoslavia to John and Johna (Eible) Kurtz. He worked as a machinist and owned Frankies Cafe in Cuyahoga Falls for 15 years. He was a […]

Gertrude R. Mikesell

Gertrude R. Mikesell

COSHOCTON – Gertrude R. Mikesell, 94, a resident of Coshocton Springs Care Center died Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the care center. She was born June 9, 1923 in Coshocton County to the late Glenn W. and Edna S. (Brown) Overholt. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, reading, and raising flowers.  She was a […]

Judith Elaine Darr

COSHOCTON – Judith Elaine Darr, age 73 of Coshocton, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in her home. She was born September 13, 1944 in Coshocton to the late Melvin and Roberta (Stanley) Timmerman. On July 23, 1982, she married Donis Darr, who survives. Judith worked at Echoing Hills, Pretty Products and Bates Metals. […]

Ronald C. Jenkins Sr.

Ronald C. Jenkins Sr.

UNION – Ronald C. Jenkins Sr., age 82 of Union, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Ron was the co-owner/operator of Jenkins Brothers’ Barbering in Englewood for many years. He was a member of Clayton United Methodist Church and the NRA. He enjoyed golfing and […]

E-Edition

April 18, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

April 18, 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 Spring Home Lawn & Garden

2018 Spring Home Lawn & Garden

The 2018 Spring Home Lawn & Garden e-edition is now online. The print version is also available in the April 18, 2018 edition of The Beacon. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

2018 Spring Sports

2018 Spring Sports

This 2018 e-edition of The Beacon’s Spring Sports tab is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

April 11, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

April 11, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 4, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

April 4, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 28, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

March 28, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for Apr. 20, 2018

| April 20, 2018

  On Apr. 19, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Blake D. Powell, of Coshocton was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.

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Come enjoy an evening with the arts

Come enjoy an evening with the arts

| April 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – Roscoe Village, Clary Gardens, the Coshocton Footlight Players and the Coshocton County Artist Collective are working together to create an evening out that showcases visual and performing artists in our community. “I don’t think people realize how much talent we have in our community,” said Jandi Adams, executive director at Clay Gardens. An […]

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New opportunity available for individuals with developmental disabilities

New opportunity available for individuals with developmental disabilities

| April 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – Midwest Community Services, which has locations in several counties in Ohio, is presenting a new opportunity for adults in the community with developmental disabilities. “We want them to feel valued, learn job skills and gain employment in the community,” said Kacie Simmons, program coordinator. The individuals do that by manning the new store […]

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Career center students recognized by lab instructors

Career center students recognized by lab instructors

| April 19, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Career Center Board of Education recognized students of the quarter for the 3rd nine weeks. The following students were all nominated for the award by their lab Instructors. Auto Technology: James McCoy Career Skills Investigation: Ranelle Jennings Cosmetology: Jaidan Yanez Criminal Justice: Skylar Markley Culinary Arts: Brittney Foster Early Childhood […]

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Bart J. Mathias

Bart J. Mathias

| April 18, 2018

COSHOCTON – Bart J. Mathias, 54, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Regional Medical Center on Tuesday April 17, 2018. Bart was born in Coshocton on July 15, 1963 to Adrian and Patricia “Pat” Mathias. He was a member of Coshocton Eagles and Moose Lodge.  Bart loved Hot Rods and Drag Racing. He is […]

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