Community News

Nationally-recognized summer STEM program coming to Coshocton-area location

COSHOCTON – Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to the following locations: Coshocton Elementary School the week of June 10 – June 14. Regional program sponsors include American Electric Power Foundation, ArcelorMittal, Coshocton Foundation, and Edwin F. Mulligan Endowed Fund. River View Junior High School the week of June […]

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Coshocton County Youth Leadership graduates Class of 2019

Coshocton County Youth Leadership graduates Class of 2019

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Youth Leadership had its 25th graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Wednesday April 17, at the M Event Centre, located on the grounds of Coshocton KOA. The room was filled to capacity by friends and family, which sparkled from the lights above and the energy in the air. Treated […]

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Coshocton Footlight Players to present ‘Sweeney Todd’

Coshocton Footlight Players to present ‘Sweeney Todd’

COSHOCTON – For the last 40 years, composer Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Sweeney Todd” has been considered a Broadway classic and one of his greatest works. For three weekends in May, the Coshocton Footlight Players will be presenting this dark comedy at the Triple Locks Theater. Sam Servais is the director and she is also playing […]

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Sports

River View’s Croft signs to play football at Wooster

River View’s Croft signs to play football at Wooster

WARSAW – When Cowen Croft was a sophomore in high school, he decided that playing college football was something he really wanted to do. On April 8 he took a big step toward making that goal a reality when he signed his letter of intent to play football at The College of Wooster. “The campus […]

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River View seniors using project to celebrate baseball program

River View seniors using project to celebrate baseball program

WARSAW – Cole McKee and Ryan Weaver are using their senior project at River View High School to help the baseball program. “At first, we did mini camps,” McKee said. “We went to all four elementary schools to get fourth through sixth graders involved. They were hour-long camps on fundamental.” The camps were held in […]

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2019 Spring Sports

2019 Spring Sports

This 2019 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!

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – April 17, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 17, 2019

I knew this day would come. For my own selfish reasons I wanted to delay the inevitable as long as possible. But we are all destined for life on this earth to end. Robert M. “Pinky” Fortune, Dad to me, was the greatest man that I have ever known or ever will know. And I […]

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Mark’s Musings – April 10, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 10, 2019

I see that the Forsythia is now – and by the time you read your Beacon this week – will be in full bloom. So, this begs the question that pops up every spring just like the dandelions, will we or will we not, have three snows? My gut instinct says no to this question […]

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Mark’s Musings – April 3, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 3, 2019

Yes, spring is actually here – just look at the calendar if you need proof. And, the grass is showing glimmers of more green each and every day. Sure, we may vault into summer after a week of spring just like last year but a vault into summer is certainly better than a flop back […]

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Notices

West Lafayette Police Report for April 17, 2019

On April 16, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following: Nothing to report

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for April 16, 2019

On April 15, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: 4:05 P.M.  Nancy Fathe of Coshocton backed into a vehicle operated by Landon Jones of Coshocton.  Nancy Fathe was cited for improper backing.   7:20 P.M.  Heather Stewart and Bobbie Eddie both of Coshocton were backing up at […]

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Legal Notice

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be received by the Ridgewood Local School District Board of Education, at 301 South Oak Street, West Lafayette, OH 43845 until 1:00 PM on May 8, 2019 for the Building Project for the Sports Facilities at the Football Stadium on West Fifth Street, and at said time and place […]

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Obituaries

Joanne Miller Depew

Joanne Miller Depew

WEST HAVEN, CT – Joanne Miller Depew, age 69, of West Haven, CT, beloved wife to Roland C. Depew Jr. of forty years, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 13, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with progressive multiple sclerosis.  Born in Coshocton, Ohio on October 13, 1949, she was the daughter of […]

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Marion G. Wilson

Marion G. Wilson

COSHOCTON – Marion G. Wilson, 89, of Coshocton, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Marion was born in Coshocton on July 25, 1929 to the late Howard and Zora (Shearn) Wilson. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Army. Marion served from 1952 until he was honorably discharged in 1954. His basic […]

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John Vernon Zalar

COSHOCTON – John Vernon Zalar, 60, of Coshocton passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. He was born in Painesville, Ohio on June 17, 1958 to the late John and Vernetta (Adams) Zalar. John graduated from Coshocton High School and Ohio University. He worked for Coshocton City Schools […]

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E-Edition

April 17, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

April 17, 2019 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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OSU Extension 100 Year Anniversary

OSU Extension 100 Year Anniversary

The OSU Extension 100 Year special section e-edition is now online. The print version is also available in the April 17, 2019 edition of The Beacon. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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2019 Spring Home Lawn & Garden

2019 Spring Home Lawn & Garden

The 2019 Spring Home Lawn & Garden e-edition is now online. The print version is also available in the April 17, 2019 edition of The Beacon. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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Other Recent Posts

‘Hello, Dolly!’ set for stage at River View High School

‘Hello, Dolly!’ set for stage at River View High School

| April 18, 2019

WARSAW – The River View High School Music Department will bring a story of love and adventure to the stage when it presents “Hello, Dolly!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4, in the auditorium. “Hello, Dolly!” is set in the rural Yonkers, New York in the 1890s. One of the main […]

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Ohio EPA holds second public hearing in Coshocton

| April 17, 2019

COSHOCTON – Since its October 2018 public hearing, the Ohio EPA has received more than 300 comments and a petition with 1,200 signatures against Buckeye Brine’s proposed conversion of two Class II injection wells to Class I. This overwhelming response lead the Ohio EPA to hold a second public hearing in Coshocton on April 15 […]

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Red Cross honors former director

Red Cross honors former director

| April 17, 2019

COSHOCTON – Beth Clary’s involvement with the Red Cross dates back to World War II. “I remember going with my mother to roll bandages,” she said. “Mother donated her time to the Red Cross for years before she was ever the director. The Red Cross is a wonderful organization.” Clary’s mother Marion Brandel was director […]

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