Community News

Former USDA research site in Fresno hits GSA auction block

CHICAGO, Ill. – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announces the public sale for the North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Research Facility in Fresno, Ohio, in an effort to find a new owner for the property while creating the greatest possible value for taxpayers. “This auction is an example of GSA’s intent to remove properties that […]

Cover Crops will be flown over Coshocton County

Cover Crops will be flown over Coshocton County

COSHOCTON – Be on the look-out for little yellow airplanes flying low to the ground the week of Labor Day in Coshocton County. Fisher’s Ag Service will be applying cover crops to corn and soybean fields and pilots fly very close to the ground and make several passes to ensure good seed coverage. The pilots […]

Lady Generals travel to West Muskingum Thursday

Lady Generals travel to West Muskingum Thursday

WARSAW – The Lady Generals lost their season opener on the road Monday, Aug. 22, 7-1 against Edison. The generals were led by Rachel Simpson who scored their only goal of the match. She was assisted by Mallory Simmons. Karrie Bluck had 21 saves for the generals. Ridgewood travels to West Muskingum on Thursday, Aug. 25. […]

Kick-off to Change the World tour coming to Coshocton

Kick-off to Change the World tour coming to Coshocton

COSHOCTON – With so much violence, hate, and depression happening in our world today, many people go throughout their lives thinking that they have no purpose and no reason to be alive. Alan and Tamara Cornelius want to change that perspective through their Change the World Tour which will have its kick-off event at the […]

The Coshocton Port Authority receives Auditor of State award

The Coshocton Port Authority receives Auditor of State award

COSHOCTON – A recent financial audit of the Coshocton Port Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. The Coshocton Port Authority’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. “We are very proud to receive this award for the 2014/15 audit years,” said Dorothy Skowrunski, executive […]

Early deadline announced due to holiday

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Beacon will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for the Labor Day Holiday. Early deadlines for classifieds and display advertising for the Sept. 7 issue will be Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Sports

RVHS football seeing lots of positives going into season

RVHS football seeing lots of positives going into season

WARSAW – Coach Bob Forgrave is seeing lots of positives as the Black Bears prepare for their 2016 varsity football season. “We’ve done well in our scrimmages, better than we’ve done in the past,” he said. “We’ve moved the ball on offense and gotten some turnovers on defense. Our quarterback has been doing well, we […]

RHS is loaded with experience

RHS is loaded with experience

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s varsity football team will start the 2016 season with a roster packed full of experience. “We have 18 seniors and a lot of them have been starting since they were sophomores,” said Head Coach John Slusser. Those seniors are Braeden Smith, Nate Thompson, Trent Harrison, Javon Merrill, Bryce Hains, […]

Senior class expected to lead CHS

Senior class expected to lead CHS

COSHOCTON – Senior leadership will be one of Coshocton High School’s main strengths this year on the football field. “We have a strong senior class that is all great leaders,” said Head Coach Jim Woodrum. “I also feel like we are a pretty physical team. Our weakness though is that we are young. We are […]

2016 Football Preview

2016 Football Preview

This year’s e-edition of The Coshocton County Beacon’s 2016 Football Preview is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

Ramshaw records lowest score in golf league

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Tuesday evening ladies golf league at Hickory was called because of rain. Results for River Greens Thursday morning ladies golf league from Aug. 18 are: Play of the day – pink ball; winners: First – Deb Bucklew, Lynn Hill, Mardella Rice, Dawn Williams and second – Marcia Lile, Jane Mautz, Lynn […]

Elks finish week 12 of golf league

WEST LAFAYETTE – Coshocton Elks #376 and Newcomerstown Elks #1555 met Aug. 15 at Hickory Flats Golf Course for week 12 of their league. Low Gross (33) and Low Net (27) was Jim Kreis. High Points (14.00) was Fred Butts and Bill Schlarb. Most Pars (7) was Bob Olinger. Most Birdies (3) was Richard Skelton […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 24, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 24, 2016

It’s on to Tokyo for the 2020 summer Olympics. The U.S. of A. captured 121 total medals, 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze to lead all nations in Rio. Great Britain landed the second most gold medals with 27 gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze. China was third in gold medals with 26 and […]

Mark’s Musings – August 17, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 17, 2016

This year’s summer Olympics have certainly been a pleasure to watch. Swimming, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball and other sports have been favorable to the Americans. The devotion that these athletes put forth to garner a few moments of fame is astounding. And it is hard to fathom what an athlete thinks about that finishes second, third […]

Mark’s Musings – August 10, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 10, 2016

The Olympics are hitting their stride, we just had the opportunity here in Ohio to shop and purchase without paying any state sales tax – nice idea – and baseball is in full swing. The USA sent 583 athletes to the Rio Olympic Games and is competing in 248 scheduled events. As of Monday noon, […]

Mark’s Musings – August 3, 2016

Mark’s Musings – August 3, 2016

Well over 100 countries are participating in the summer Olympic games held in Rio. Athletes from around the world will compete in sports ranging from basketball to Taekwondo and just about everything in between. In track and field, Usain Bolt is the male to watch with Shelly-Ann-Fraser Pryce the female to monitor as she goes […]

Mark’s Musings – July 27, 2016

Mark’s Musings – July 27, 2016

The world has not calmed down any and it appears likely that it will not calm down any time soon. This is sad. It’s no wonder that people are using the Pokémon GO phenomenon to escape the reality of a world gone crazy – or maybe they’re just having fun. And that’s okay too. The […]

Mark’s Musings – Wednesday, July 20

Mark’s Musings – Wednesday, July 20

Pikachu of course. The Pokémon GO phenomenon is sweeping the area, the nation and many countries around the world. This column will quickly prove that I have no clue as to what I am writing about. Wait, did I just say “clue”? Perhaps a better choice of words would have been “clueless”. The purpose of […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 23, 2016

On Aug. 22, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Complaints 10:17 AM: Report of an incident with fraud 12:45 PM: While on routine patrol, approximately 60 tires were found dumped off of TR 403 in Virginia Township     Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Delinquent Taxes

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio in the matter of the foreclosure of liens for delinquent taxes by action in rem, Janette Donaker Treasurer of Coshocton County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Parcels fOR MINERAL RIGHTS TAXES Encumbered with delinquent tax liens Defendant Case No. 2016 CI 0065, COMPLAINT NUNC PRO TUNC […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for Aug. 23, 2016

On Aug. 22, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a traffic complaint in the 200 block of West Main Street

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 21, 2016

On Aug. 20, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and three complaint(s). Complaints 3:10 AM: Ren Simpson of Coshocton was arrested and charged with domestic violence 9:52 AM: Marvin Lillibridge of Coshocton reported that someone broke into his residence. Upon investigation, Charles Woody and Willard Minor Jr., both of Coshocton, were arrested and charged with […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 20, 2016

On Aug. 19, the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accident(s) and one complaint(s).   Accidents 5:30 PM: Marlin Stutzman was northbound on CR 12 when he lost control of the log truck he was driving and went off the right side of the roadway into a ditch due to the wet road conditions 6:15 PM: Cynthia […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 19, 2016

On Aug. 18, the Sheriff’s Office investigated three accident(s) and zero complaint(s).   Accidents 2:18 AM: Christopher Randles was traveling west on Denman Ave. as he went off the right side of the roadway and struck a stop sign 9:02 AM: Terry McFerren was traveling north on TR 399. While rounding a curve, he struck […]

Obituaries

Roger L. Harman

KILLBUCK – Roger Lynn Harman, 65, of TR 130 died Friday, August 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born Feb. 9, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Louis Emerson and Bonnie Lee (Foote) Harman. He was a wastewater operator. He attended church and accepted Jesus as his personal Saviour at the Nazarene Church […]

Addie B. Fisher

Addie B. Fisher

Addie B. Fisher, 76, of Coshocton, passed away at Coshocton Springs Nursing Home in Coshocton on Tuesday August 16, 2016.  Addie was born to the late Phillip O. and Mary E. (Rodgers) Taylor on August 28, 1939 in Crooksville, Ohio.  She graduated from Coshocton High School and retired as a bank teller at The Home […]

Michael Matthews

Michael Matthews

COSHOCTON – Michael E. “Bullfish” Matthews, 60, of Coshocton passed away Thursday August 18, 2016 at his home. He was born in Coshocton on July 5, 1956 to the late Donald and Macil (Matheney) Matthews. Michael was a graduate of Coshocton High School and worked for Shaffer Tent Company. He enjoyed playing golf and watching […]

Sandra K. “Sandy” Shrimplin

Sandra K. “Sandy” Shrimplin

WARSAW – Sandra K. “Sandy” Shrimplin, 62, of Warsaw passed away at her home on Tuesday August 16, 2016 after a courageous six year battle with breast cancer. Sandy was born in Coshocton on June 8, 1954 to the late Grover F. and Gertrude (Finnell) Taylor.  She graduated from River View High School and The Ohio […]

Mary “Isabel” Cattell

Mary “Isabel” Cattell

Mary “Isabel” Cattell, 101, of Coshocton passed away Sunday August 14, 2016. She was born in Van Wert County, Ohio on July 20, 1915 to the late Lewis G. and Mary B. (Nagel) Vogt. Isabel was an office manager at Lawrence Insurance and was a homemaker throughout her life.  She was a member of The […]

John L. Hutson

John L. Hutson

WARSAW – John Lowell Hutson, 81, of Warsaw, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Warsaw. He was born October 29, 1934 in Clarksburg, WV to the late Wilbur and Luella Pearl (Corathers) Hutson. John was a retired school teacher and guidance counselor having taught at the former Union High School, River View High School, and Hiland […]

E-Edition

August 24, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 24, 2016 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 17, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 17, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 10, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 10, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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August 3, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

August 3, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

July 27, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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July 20, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

July 20, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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Local Bounty Update

| August 23, 2016

Manager’s Notes   Good morning Local Foodies! What a beautiful weekend! Let’s discuss classes that you would like to see at market….. Quick pickling and what to freeze Roasted Veggies Sushi and rice wraps Fall soups What to do with chia seeds Let us know if any of these topics interest you? Hope you have […]

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Madsens announce book signing event

Madsens announce book signing event

| August 23, 2016

COSHOCTON – A book signing celebration for the “Book of Boomers: Our Journey through Life” will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Coshocton Elementary Gym. Books can be purchased for $15 at the event, but to insure that you have a book to be signed it’s best to order a […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Aug. 18, 2016

| August 22, 2016

On Aug. 17, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and zero complaint(s).   Accidents 11:38 AM: Courtney Sue of Coshocton was southbound on S 7th St. when she rear-ended Shirley Fry of Warsaw who was stopped at a red light on S. 7th St. and SR 541     Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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West Lafayette Police Department report for Aug. 22, 2016

| August 22, 2016

On Aug. 21, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Nothing to Report

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West Lafayette Police Department report for Aug. 21, 2016

| August 22, 2016

On Aug. 20, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Officer received a noise complaint in the 400 block of South Center Street A resident in the 300 block of East Main Street reported an animal complaint A resident in the 600 block of East Russell Avenue reported a telephone harassment complaint […]

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