Community News

Coshocton City Schools engaging students all summer long

Coshocton City Schools engaging students all summer long

COSHOCTON – Coshocton City Schools’ goal is to engage students throughout the summer and the district is accomplishing that with three different programs. Two weeks after school ended they hosted a fine arts camp. After a small break they held Camp Invention and now they are offering a seven week summer school program. Summer school […]

City hires property code investigator

COSHOCTON – The City of Coshocton hired Jon Cotterman as its new property code investigator. Cotterman retired from teaching industrial arts at Coshocton High School and now has his own home inspection business. “We are very grateful for Jon and the skills and mindset he brings with him,” said Mayor Steve Mercer.  “We look forward […]

United Way helping to fight obesity in children

United Way helping to fight obesity in children

COSHOCTON – One in three children in Ohio is overweight due to lack of exercise and eating unhealthy. The United Way of Coshocton was able to pilot a program called Crunch Out Obesity in all of the county schools this past year. It is a program designed to teach students about the need for activity […]

Local Bounty Update

Local Bounty Challenge   Stop in Local Bounty, spend $20 dollars , get a t-shirt for $10.99. Take a selfie , and we’ll post it on facebook and hang it in the store. Show your local LOVE!!!!!   Best thoughts, Kristie   Local Bounty would like to welcome some of our new vendors.   Epic […]

COTC offers early morning and weekend courses this autumn

COTC offers early morning and weekend courses this autumn

NEWARK – There are many reasons why working adults believe they can’t go to college to get a degree which can further their career or change the direction of their life. One of them is that they simply don’t have the time. With work during the day and family obligations in the evening, students feel […]

Sports

CHS thankful for Coshocton Trucking, Jeff Drennen

CHS thankful for Coshocton Trucking, Jeff Drennen

COSHOCTON – The prep work is done and Coshocton High School’s Stewart Field will soon be ready for its new artificial turf. “I have to thank Coshocton Trucking and Dusty Woodie and his crew,” said Tim Fortney, athletic director at CHS. “They were a flagship sponsor for the project and were especially helpful in the […]

RVHS holds football camp

RVHS holds football camp

WARSAW – River View High School Head Football Coach Bob Forgrave and his coaching staff held a football camp for over 40 players ranging from grades nine through 12 at Don Rushing Stadium. According to Forgrave, this year’s camp focuses heavily on perfecting the fundamentals of the game. “Today the kids will do things such […]

RVHS athletes attend 7 on 7 tournament

RVHS athletes attend 7 on 7 tournament

WARSAW – Football players from River View High School participated in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association 7 on 7 State Passing Tournament and Lineman challenge. There were approximately 50 schools represented and around 1,200 student-athletes attended. OHSAA officials were used for the event.  

Coshocton Bowling Center hosts youth championship

Coshocton Bowling Center hosts youth championship

COSHOCTON – Some of the best youth bowlers from all around the state of Ohio congregated at Coshocton Bowling Center to participate in the USBC youth championship tournament. Many bowlers had a lot riding on their performances as they competed against one another for scholarship money. According to Dave Shepler, who is the owner of […]

Dave Gray named OHSAA Interim Commissioner

COLUMBUS – Former OHSAA Board of Directors President Dave Gray has been named Interim Commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association following action by the OHSAA Board of Directors at a special meeting last week. Gray, who spent 37 years in the Franklin Monroe Local School District in Pitsburg, Ohio, before retiring in 2012, […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – June 29, 2016

Mark’s Musings – June 29, 2016

Are you still on cloud nine? Where is cloud nine anyways? Or maybe what is cloud nine? According to that expert of experts – the internet – it means you are in a state of euphoria, very happy. Yes, that would be Cleveland sports fans. And let’s not jinx it – but perhaps the curse […]

Mark’s Musings – June 22, 2016

Mark’s Musings – June 22, 2016

They did it. And they did it in grand fashion. I am writing about the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship of course. LeBron James promised he would bring a championship to Cleveland two years ago and that promise was fulfilled on Sunday night at Oracle Arena. I must admit, I thought the Cavs were done at […]

Mark’s Musings – June 15, 2016

Mark’s Musings – June 15, 2016

The people of Coshocton County continue to ring the bell when it comes to making great events happen and the volunteer spirit that accompanies that is a huge part of why this is possible. The recently concluded Hot Air Balloon Festival is just one example. A small but powerful committee of folks that love hot […]

Mark’s Musings – June 8, 2016

Mark’s Musings – June 8, 2016

Are you tired of the incessant noise? The constant buzzing and whirring? If you answered with a resounding yes, you can bask in this moment of revelation and inspiration – the next time that the Cicadas – both the 13 and 17 year variety – will be here at the same time will no doubt […]

Mark’s Musings – May 25, 2016

Mark’s Musings – May 25, 2016

For those that had the pleasure to eat at Workman’s Restaurant in Coshocton – whether it was breakfast, lunch or a piece of that famous pie – sharing part of your life with Fred and Charlie Workman is certainly something that is remembered with fondness. With the passing of Fred, an era in the lore […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for June 29, 2016

On June 28, the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls: Officer assisted Coshocton County EMS with one call A resident in the 200 block of West Railroad Street reported the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle A resident in the 500 block of East 6th Street reported harassment A vehicle owned by Rickey […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 29, 2016

On June 28, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and five complaint(s).   Complaints 12:21 AM: Terry Wilson of Coshocton reported being assaulted by Justin Bradford of West Lafayette 12:30 AM: Officers responded to New Castle TR 516 on a report of a female threatening suicide. After an investigation, Valerie Cunningham of Walhonding was arrested […]

Legal Notice

The Monroe Township Board of Trustees will combine their regular July 2016 and the proposed 2017 Budget hearing meeting. The meeting will be held on July 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at the township hall in Spring Mountain. Cathy Williamson Monroe Township Fiscal Officer CCB: Jun 29’16

Legal Notice

The Village of West Lafayette will hold a public hearing for the 2017 budget on July 11, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. in council chambers, East Railroad Street, West Lafayette, OH. The budget may be inspected prior to the hearing at the Village Administration Office, 113 East Railroad ST, West Lafayette, OH during regular business hours. […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 28, 2016

On June 27, the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and three complaint(s).   Complaints Andrea Berry of Coshocton reported theft of a prescription Dayle Ross of Coshocton reported theft of a trailer Ryan A. Jones of Coshocton was arrested and charged with OVI     Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Caroline Brown

Caroline Brown

Caroline Brown, 84, of West Lafayette passed away at Riverside Manor Nursing Home in Newcomerstown on Wednesday June 22, 2016. Caroline was born in Baltic on December 29, 1931 to the late Walter R. and Edith (Rowe) Levengood. She graduated from Baltic High School, and had worked at Baltic Rubber.  Caroline was a housekeeper for […]

Emma Jane Ash

Emma Jane Ash, age 71, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Country Court Nursing Center. She was born on September 23, 1944 in Salem, WV to the late Warner and Wynona (Bell) Ash. Emma worked for 37 years at Sperry & Rice Manufacturing Company in Killbuck, Ohio. Emma was survived […]

Caroline Brown

WEST LAFAYETTE – Caroline Brown, 84, of West Lafayette passed away at Riverside Manor Nursing Home in Newcomerstown on Wednesday June 22, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, The Miller Funeral Home, Coshocton is serving the family.

Sally M. Maneely

Sally M. Maneely

Sally M. Maneely, age 77, of Coshocton, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016. Sally Moonyeen McCoy was born on July 23, 1938 to the late Ethel Dornan McCoy and J. Fred McCoy in Canal Lewisville, Ohio. Douglas D. Maneely and Sally were united in marriage on October 28, 1981 by the Rev. Robert Millspaugh […]

Mary Maxine Corder

Mary Maxine Corder

Mary Maxine Corder, 90, of Adams Mills passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 6:40PM on Sunday June 19, 2016 at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.  She was born in at home in Adams Mills on March 9, 1926 to the late Dennis and Minnie (Cullison) Sowers.  Mary was a 1944 graduate of Jefferson […]

E-Edition

June 29, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

June 29, 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!

2016 Celebrate Coshocton

2016 Celebrate Coshocton

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

June 22, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

June 22, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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June 15, 2016  Coshocton County Beacon

June 15, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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June 8, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

June 8, 2016 Coshocton County Beacon

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