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Several community members share at council meeting

Several community members share at council meeting

COSHOCTON – Medical Marijuana has been a popular topic at Coshocton City Council meetings this year. Numerous pastors from the community and other concerned citizens have shared their thoughts and feelings at meetings and council used its second to last meeting of the year on Dec. 11 to read a prepared statement on the topic. […]

Leadership Coshocton County learns about poverty in Coshocton

Leadership Coshocton County learns about poverty in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Youth Leadership and Leadership Coshocton County met at the Frontier Power Community Room on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to learn about the impact of poverty in Coshocton County. A poverty simulation led by Kathy Rednour, Leadership Ohio, made both adults and students realize just how hard it is for people to rise […]

Volunteers and shoppers enjoy Christmas Castle project

Volunteers and shoppers enjoy Christmas Castle project

COSHOCTON – Ruth Stockum is very appreciative of The Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle project. “It helps out a lot, especially with teenagers,” she said. Her 14-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter were two of almost 400 children who participated in The Salvation Army’s shopping days Dec. 11-12 at Wal-Mart. Volunteers took children ages 6-18 signed up […]

Nominees sought for National Small Business Week awards

Nominees sought for National Small Business Week awards

COLUMBUS – The U.S. Small Business Administration is looking for small business owners and champions who stand out as positive influences on their communities through the creation of local jobs, community involvement and other accomplishments for its 2018 National Small Business Week awards, which will take place April 29 – May 5, 2018. Since 1963, […]

Coshocton and Muskingum counties agronomy school announced

Coshocton and Muskingum counties agronomy school announced

DRESDEN – The 2018 Agronomy School for Coshocton and Muskingum Counties will be Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 at Dresden United Methodist Church, 1014 Main St, Dresden. Topics will include disease and pest management, managing harvest data, nutrient management and water quality, and industry outlooks. Speakers include Pierce Paul, Elizabeth Hawkins, Lindsay Pease and Mike Estadt. Cost is […]

Beat the winter blahs with houseplants and terrariums

COSHOCTON – Are you looking for a way to add a little life and color to your dreary winter days? Grab a friend and register for one or both of the Beat the Winter Blahs workshops. Join local Master Gardener Volunteers to learn more about plants while getting out and beating those winter blahs. Do you have […]

Sports

Hoop shoot winners named

COSHOCTON – The following are the results for the Elks Hoop Shoot held at Kids America on Sunday, Dec. 10: 8-9-year old first place winners: Girls – Jacey Hess (Ridgewood); Boys – Wyatt Stanton (River View) 10-11-year-olds first place winners: Girls – Audrey Border (River View); Boys – Colton Conkle (Coshocton) 12-13- year-old first place […]

River View competes in Dover Invite

DOVER – The River View swim teams competed in the Dover Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 2 with the girls placing eighth overall, and the boys fifth. The girls team got points from Lindsey Ashcraft, ninth in the 200 Individual Medley (2:38.65) and third in the 100 Breast (1:18.96), Jesse Vandenbark, 11th in the 50 Free […]

CHS hosts 300 swimmers

COSHOCTON – On Dec. 9, Coshocton High School Janet Jones Milligan Natatorium hosted the 2017 CHS Swimming Invitational this year dedicated to Scott W. Simpson. More than 300 swimmers from 16 teams competed. Emily Casey from Coshocton took first place in the 400 meter freestyle with a time of 5:40.03 and took third place in the […]

Wesney selected to play in All-American Games

Wesney selected to play in All-American Games

SARASOTA, Fla. – Hudson Wesney was selected to Game Day USA’s junior All-American games fueled by Gatorade that was played in Sarasota, FL on Nov. 24 – 26 at the Baltimore Orioles spring training complex. There were five 13U all-star teams in the tournament. The teams featured 13 year olds from across the United States […]

Local athletes earn All-Ohio honors

COLUMBUS – The Division IV and V football All-Ohio teams were announced Nov. 27 by a statewide media panel. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association, most of whom were voters for the former Associated Press All-Ohio teams. The Associated Press no longer coordinates postseason honors for high school sports. […]

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

Lady Bear organizing fundraiser for pediatric cancer research

WARSAW – Mallory Giffin is pulling together her classmates and teammates for her service project. The River View High School senior is in Stephanie Snyder’s teen leadership class and is a captain on the Lady Bears basketball team. After attending a teen leadership conference and hearing about Kick It, a kick ball tournament that raises […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 13, 2017

Ah, Christmas memories. Have a favorite? Of course you do. Everyone does. Maybe it is a favorite gift, a favorite song, or perhaps a favorite ornament or decoration? Let’s talk about all the goodies at Christmas. What is your favorite Christmas cookie, pie, beverage (egg nog of course!), meat or dessert? Forget the vegetables (kids, […]

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

Mark’s Musings – December 6, 2017

As we head into the holiday season and celebrate time with family and friends, our community is blessed to have a nice selection of events to enjoy. The first candle lighting of the season was held at Roscoe Village on Saturday evening with another scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 9. The tree is beautiful! You […]

Mark’s Musings – November 29, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 29, 2017

We have now observed Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday all in the span of less than a week. It seems that we have most of the Thanksgiving holiday week and a few days following designated throughout the nation. Of course, here in Ohio we observe Xichigan week and Gaxe […]

Mark’s Musings – November 22, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 22, 2017

The calendar says it is time to be thankful. And although we should not need a date on the calendar or a holiday observance to express our thanks, we do have much to be thankful for in our community. We have a diverse group of manufacturers that are hiring and that support our community with […]

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 15, 2017

Thank you to all of our Veterans. A nice crowd attended the annual service held at the court square on Friday, Nov. 10 and there was also a nice gathering to celebrate Veteran’s at our local Wal-Mart on Saturday, Nov. 11. Thank you. Our community stands together more than at any other time of the […]

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – November 8, 2017

Did you vote? According to statistics less than 50% of registered voters use the right that came with a very high price tag to cast a ballot in what is often called “an off year” election. I guess it’s kind of like a baseball player that just doesn’t live up to the expectations of management […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 13, 2017

  On Dec. 12, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents 3:49 P.M. Julie Green of Coshocton was traveling eastbound on County Road 16 when she came around a curve and lost control of her vehicle and skidded sideways into the oncoming traffic lanes. Miles Kimball of Fresno […]

Legal Notice

The Coshocton City Council will hold a hearing on Monday, January 22, at 6:45 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall. The hearing is for a request recommended by the Planning Commission from 1991 Otsego Avenue, LLC to rezone parcel 043-00006083-00 and 043-00006083-07 from B-3 General Business to an R-3 Multi Family District. CCB: Dec […]

Legal Notice

The Perry Township Trustees will change their December meeting to December 27, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. in the Township Office New Guilford, Ohio. Max Mercer, Fiscal Officer CCB:Dec.13’17  

Legal Notice

TO AMBER I. AND RICHARD E. HENRY: You are hereby notified that on the 9th day of May 2017, Noel Latham filed in the Coshocton Common Pleas Court a Complaint for Money Damages and Forfeiture of Land Contract, regarding property at 234 North 6th Street Coshocton, OH 43812. It is alleged in the Complaint, pursuant […]

Legal Notice

The Coshocton County Commissioners will be accepting proposals for the Hay Production of approximately 200+ acres of “hay ground” and barn located on the County owned land that is part of the North Appalachian Hydrologic Station. The successful bidder will be responsible for all hay production, to maintain the barn structure and the annual mowing […]

Legal Notice

The Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission is submitting an application for the Community Services Block Grant for program years 2018-2019. The application is available for public review and comment at the Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Corporate Office, 120 N. 4th St., Coshocton, Ohio. To schedule an appointment to review please call (740) 622-9801. CCB: Dec 13’17  

Obituaries

Herman McVay Jr.

Herman McVay Jr.

COSHOCTON – Herman McVay, Jr., age 82, of Coshocton, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the home he built for his family. Jr was born on June 22, 1935 in Winfield, West Virginia to the late Herman and Hattie (Roach) McVay. On May 21, 1955, he […]

Kathy Sue Duff

Kathy Sue Duff

COSHOCTON – Kathy Sue Duff age 64 of Coshocton, Ohio died Friday December 8, 2017 at the Genesis Hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday December 12, 2017 at the Free Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Granger officiating. Burial will be at the Franklin Cemetery.  Friends may call two hours […]

George Clarence Milligan

EAGLE ROCK – George Clarence Milligan, 91, passed away in Eagle Rock (Los Angeles) California  Saturday, December 2, 2017. He was born in Solon, Ohio, on January 4, 1926, to the late George Clyde Milligan and Anna Helena Green Milligan.  He later lived in the Coshocton Area and Graduated High School in Conesville, Ohio, in […]

Donald Cognion

Donald Cognion

COSHOCTON – Donald “Don” W. Cognion, 76, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at his home.  He was born in Coshocton on July 2, 1941 to the late Walter and Flora (Fouts) Cognion. Don was a graduate of Plainfield High School and worked for General Electric for 38 years before retiring.  He loved […]

David Lee Hood

David Lee Hood

COSHOCTON COUNTY – David Lee Hood, 85, went to be with our Lord and Savior on December 1, 2017 after a recent diagnosis of acute Myeloid Leukemia. David was born on September 29, 1932 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Orville & Hilda (Kokensparger) Hood. He graduated in 1950 from Frazeysburg High School. David retired […]

William “Bill” Lee McMillen

William “Bill” Lee McMillen

COSHOCTON – William “Bill” Lee McMillen, age 79, of Coshocton, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. Bill was born in Coshocton on October 18, 1938 to the late Edgar “Mac” and June (Allen) McMillen. Bill graduated from Coshocton High School and went on to work for many years at Edmont Wilson. On September 19, […]

E-Edition

December 13, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 13, 2017 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 6, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

December 6, 2017 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 29, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 29, 2017 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 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 22, 2017 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 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 15, 2017 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 8, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

November 8, 2017 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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Legal Notice

| December 12, 2017

The Mill Creek Township Trustees final meeting for the 2017 year will be held on the 28, December, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the township house meeting room. Any bills are to be mailed to the Fiscal Officer by 26, December, 2017. A reorganizational meeting for 2018 will follow the regular meeting. Michael Daugherty, Fiscal […]

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Legal Notice

| December 12, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Virginia Township will hold their Year End and Re-Organizational meeting on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Virginia Township Hall. Candy McCoy, Fiscal Officer. CCB: Dec 13’17  

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for Dec. 12, 2017

| December 12, 2017

On Dec. 11, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   A resident in the 300 block of West Russell Avenue reported a traffic complaint.   A resident in the 600 block of East 4th Street reported a noise complaint.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Dec. 12, 2017

| December 12, 2017

On Dec. 11, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents 5:16 A.M. Kenneth medley of West Lafayette was traveling west on County Road  16 and lost control of his vehicle when he struck an embankment, went airborne and came to a rest on its wheels in a small […]

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Ridgewood presents play

Ridgewood presents play

| December 11, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – On Dec. 13, Ridgewood High School will have its senior citizen lunch at 11 a.m. First, drama presents “Sherlock” and then lunch hosted by the student council.  We are also presenting “Sherlock” on Dec. 13 at 7 and Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the […]

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