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Male formally charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs

Male formally charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs

COSHOCTON – On Sept. 17 at approximately 3:27 p.m., the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 200 block of N. 15th Street, stemming from an ongoing investigation of drug trafficking. During the execution of the search warrant, drugs and cash were seized. One male was taken into custody and is being […]

Guitar duo to kick off rent party season

Guitar duo to kick off rent party season

COSHOCTON – Guitar duo Willie Arnold and Ed Zinkon will be kicking off the 2018/19 Rent Party season Oct. 5, 7:30 – 9 p.m. with a great mix of classic folk and blues and just enough funk to add a little edge. Willie and Ed have been playing music together here in Coshocton County for […]

Drug sweep of county performed

Drug sweep of county performed

COSHOCTON – On Sept. 20, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office along with the Ohio State Patrol conducted a drug interdiction sweep of our county. This sweep entailed a heavy saturation of more than 20 deputies, troopers, detectives, OSP Air Division and K-9 units for a 12-hour period. This drug interdiction sweep generated significant numbers of […]

Fatal motorcycle accident reported

Fatal motorcycle accident reported

COSHOCTON – On Sept. 20, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a single vehicle accident on SR83 about a mile south of CR91.  Upon arrival of sheriff’s deputies, it was determined that Jerry Dunfee, 71, of Coshocton had been traveling southbound on SR83 on his 2013 Harley Davidson three […]

Social media and mental health discussed at support meeting

COSHOCTON – For the last three years, Coshocton County has had a family support group for those who have or who live with someone who has mental health issues. The group meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the grand central station room at Coshocton Regional Medical Center. Gwen Bordenkircher, facilitator […]

River View holds auction for United Way

River View holds auction for United Way

WARSAW – River View High School continued a long-standing tradition on Tuesday, Sept. 18 as the whole high school student body and staff members came together in the gymnasium to support United Way and another community-minded organization by hosting their annual auction. Some of the items auctioned off were Subway subs, chips and drinks, homemade […]

Sports

Ridgewood tops Strasburg

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood’s girls’ golf team took on Strasburg on Sept. 19 at Willandale Golf Course in Sugarcreek. Ridgewood’s team score was 190 and Strasburg’s was 200. Individual scores for the Generals were: Lexi Zimmer – 42; Sadie Wilson – 45; Brianna Brady – 47; Hallie Reed – 56; Ally Dotson – 57; and […]

Ridgewood ranked number four in region 19

Ridgewood ranked number four in region 19

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday beginning in the fifth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Sunday morning, Oct. 28, when 224 schools (top eight in each region) […]

Black Bear Classic held at Hickory Flats

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Black Bear Golf Classic was held Sept. 15 at Hickory Flat Golf Course. Coshocton had a team score of 313. They were led by: Mason Waycaster – 81; Logan Desender – 79; Clay Davis – 79; Reese Andrews – 74; and Gage Gamertsfelder – 84. River View’s team score was 339. […]

RHS volleyball player collects 1,000 career assists

WEST LAFAYETTE – Sydney Zinkon made her mark in Ridgewood High School volleyball history this month when she collected her 1,000th career assist. “I knew going into the game that I only needed four more and when I got the last one it was with my classmate Abbey Kellish,” said Zinkon, who is a senior […]

RVHS and CHS athletes volley for a cure

RVHS and CHS athletes volley for a cure

WARSAW – River View and Coshocton high school volleyball players rallied together on Sept. 11 to raise money to help fight breast cancer. The Volley for the Cure game, which was hosted by the Black Bears, was spearheaded by River View juniors Lydia Mitchell and Stephanie Hampton. “This is important to us and nice that […]

OHSAA announces MaxPreps as official sports information sponsor

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) is proud to announce a five-year sponsorship agreement with MaxPreps, the online high school sports leader that provides a customized sports information platform for high schools across the country. The MaxPreps publishing platform operates across desktop, tablet and mobile devices that streamlines the process of managing […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – September 19, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 19, 2018

Coshocton County is so much more than the sum of its individual parts as those that live here know very well. Sure, you can drive up and down the streets and look at the empty storefronts and not recognize that there are people working really hard to get them filled, retained and restored. Some have […]

Mark’s Musings – September 12, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 12, 2018

Rain, rain, go away? Or not. Well, maybe on the weekend so we can get outside and get some fall work done. We all know that we needed some rain as the creeks and rivers were drying up and the cornstalks were turning brown probably a bit before their time – although I am not […]

Mark’s Musings – September 5, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 5, 2018

Well, it’s time for pro and college football, prognosticators, political maneuvering and pandering all across the country. One thing I really dislike is when politicians – incumbent or not – takes a sentence or two from an opponent and twists it to their favor or point of view, depending on the circumstances. This is now […]

Mark’s Musings – August 29, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 29, 2018

There is much positive happening in the community – businesses are expanding, renovating and trying new things. From restaurants to General stores to the first ever Sunflower Festival people in Coshocton County are willing to make an investment in the place they call home. There is a lot more happening than that but these are […]

Mark’s Musings – August 22, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 22, 2018

This is the week that we should have a decision regarding Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer, who has been on paid administrative leave since August 1. That decision could be as early as Wednesday. The Buckeyes home opener against Oregon State is rapidly approaching on the calendar – September 1. If Coach Meyer […]

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

Mark’s Musings – August 15, 2018

For those that love Chipotle you’re going to love this – they are adding bacon to the menu! But wait – that’s only in California. Sorry. I am sure that once it is a hit they will spread it eastward. Didn’t the country expand east to west? It hardly seems fair does it? Nachos are […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 21, 2018

On Sept. 20, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received an animal complaint in 400 block of East Russell Avenue.   Wayne E. Moore Jr., of West Lafayette was cited for no license plate light, driving under a financial responsibility act suspension and failure to reinstate.

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

On Sept. 19, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accident None Reported.   Complaints 8:08 A.M.  Terry Miller was arrested and charged with aggravated disorderly conduct by intoxication.   4:07 P.M.  A Coshocton female reported a possible violation of a protection order in the 700 block of Elm […]

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

On Sept. 18, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accident None Reported.   Complaints 10:50 A.M.  A resident in the 26000 block of County Road 22 reported the theft of trail cameras.   3:50 P.M.  Deputies responded to the 1700 block of South Lawn Extension in reference to […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 19, 2018

On Sept. 18, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Christopher A. Randles, of Coshocton was cited for no taillights and driving while under a financial responsibility act suspension.   Officer responded to a single vehicle accident in the 500 block of West Main Street, No injuries were reported.

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Sept. 18, 2018

On Sept. 17, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a traffic complaint in the 300 block of East Main Street.   A resident in the 300 block of East 4th Street reported a theft.

Legal Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE Coshocton County Department of Job and Family Services is seeking vendors to implement services in Coshocton County with Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Programs must meet one or more of the four federal TANF goals. Participants’ eligibility may be subject to income guidelines. Request […]

Obituaries

Allen Jones

Allen Jones

Allen Jones, 80, of Warsaw passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Martha; children Ed (Cheri) Jones and Sandy (Jeff) Fitch; grandchildren Kristi Jones, Vicki (Chad) LeChance, Rick Fitch and Mark Fitch; and great granddaughter Chloe LeChance.  As well as a brother-in-law Ward Allen; sister-in-law Lois Allen, and several nieces […]

James R. Wright MSgt. USAF RET

James R. Wright MSgt. USAF RET

James R. Wright MSgt. USAF RET, age 76, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in his home. He was born on December 31, 1941 in Coshocton County to the late S. Atlee and Mary Jane (Guthrie) Wright. He graduated from Adamsville High School in June 1959. Following high school, he joined the United States […]

Dorothea Bluck

Dorothea Bluck

NEWCOMERSTOWN – Dorothea Bluck, age 95, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio on February 25, 1923 to the late Edward A. Wilkin and Helen Stitt Wilkin Hootman. On October 16, 1941 she married Marion E. Bluck. Dode was a graduate of Newcomerstown High School […]

Ervin Loraine Akins

Ervin Loraine Akins

MT. VERNON- Ervin Loraine Akins, 90, formerly of Wisconsin and Colorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at The Laurels of Mt. Vernon. He was born March 26, 1928 in Warsaw to the late Mark W. and Lulu Irene (Tish) Akins. He was a 1946 graduate of Millersburg High School, and a veteran of the Army […]

David DeMoss

David DeMoss

COSHOCTON- David Lee DeMoss, 71, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 at the Cohocton Regional Medical Center. He was born July 18, 1947 in Coshocton to the late Ralph and Betty (Lee) DeMoss. He was as 1966 graduate of River View High School, and worked several years for Caterpillar. He enjoyed completing puzzles, playing Bingo and […]

Duane Steven Dobson

COSHOCTON – Duane Steven Dobson passed away on September 16, 2018, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on August 12, 1985 in Coshocton, Ohio to Delmont Dobson Jr. and Debra (Hack) Dobson. He worked at Ridge Corporation. He was a 2004 graduate of River View High School and the Coshocton […]

E-Edition

September 19, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 19, 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!

September 12, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

2018 Fall Home Improvement

2018 Fall Home Improvement

The e-edition of the 2018 Fall Home Improvement section is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

September 5, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 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!

2018 Fall Sports Preview

2018 Fall Sports Preview

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

August 29, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

August 29, 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

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Sept. 21, 2018

| September 21, 2018

On Sept. 20, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 0 complaint (s)   Accident 1:29 P.M.  Lawrence Wilkin failed to yield while pulling onto State Route 16 and struck Mark Fluharty.   1:51 P.M.  Deputies responded to a reported injury accident at State Route 83 just south of Otsego Ave.   Complaints […]

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September-October 2018 Boomer Times

September-October 2018 Boomer Times

| September 19, 2018

The September-October 2018 e-edition of Boomer Times 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

| September 18, 2018

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids for performing all the labor and supplying all material necessary for the addition & alteration of an existing building located at 550 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio, will be received by the Coshocton County Commissioners, Coshocton, Ohio, at 401 ½ Main St., Coshocton, Ohio, until 10:00 a.m., local time, October 15, […]

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Legal Notice

| September 18, 2018

COUNTY AUDITOR’S PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS MANUFACTURED HOMES AND NOTICE OF DELINQUENT REAL TAX PUBLICATION I, Christine Sycks, Auditor of Coshocton County, in accordance with Section 5719.04 of the Revised Code of Ohio, do hereby give notice of the forthcoming publication of the “Delinquent Manufactured Homes Tax Lists and Duplicates” of Coshocton County, Ohio. […]

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Legal Notice

| September 18, 2018

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF DAVONTAE ALLEMERE PARKS TO JENSEN DEAN GOODRICH Case No. 21660006 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Notice is hereby given to all interested persons, that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in […]

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