Community News

Sorrell’s celebrates grand opening

Sorrell’s celebrates grand opening

COSHOCTON – Sorrell’s on the Square held its official ribbon cutting and grand opening on Oct. 17. “We are super excited for Katie and Gary’s investment in downtown and wish them much success,” said Amy Stockdale, director of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce. The new restaurant is owned by Gary and Katie Sorrell who […]

Escape rooms for teens to be hosted by libraries

Escape rooms for teens to be hosted by libraries

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Public Library and West Lafayette Branch Library will host three escape room events for teens in grades 7 – 12. On Oct. 18 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the West Lafayette Branch and at Coshocton Library on Oct. 29 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. or from 6:45 – 7:30 p.m., teens […]

Oster, McCarty presented with awards

Oster, McCarty presented with awards

COSHOCTON – Steve Oster and Dave McCarty were recently honored for their dedication to serving the developmentally disabled community. Oster, superintendent of the Coshocton County Board of Developmentally Disabled, received the Steven R. Cooley Award in recognition of his excellent leadership and commitment in supporting self determination. He received the award from the Ohio Self […]

Coshocton Visitors Bureau recognized for marketing excellence

Coshocton Visitors Bureau recognized for marketing excellence

SANDUSKY – The Coshocton Visitors Bureau recently received recognition for achievement in marketing and advertising at the Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards presentation, held Sept. 26 in Sandusky, Ohio. The Coshocton Visitors Bureau received RUBY Awards for their Three Rivers Wine Trail Brochure, Three Rivers Wine Trail Digital Map, and Email Newsletter. Certificates of Distinction […]

Ridgewood General Store holds grand opening

Ridgewood General Store holds grand opening

WEST LAFAYETTE – Smiling, friendly employees greeted customers as Ridgewood General Store held its grand opening on Monday, Oct. 15. “It’s been busy all morning,” said store manager, Robbin Sees. “We’ll be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. We are closed on Sunday, now, but plan to be open on Sundays down […]

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S holds college fair

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S holds college fair

COSHOCTON – Coshocton C.A.R.E.S (Community Action Resources to Educate Students) held its annual college fair at the Coshocton County Career Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16. More than 60 representatives from the military, colleges, tech schools and trade schools filled the halls of the school for eager students to visit. Lynn Hill, from Coshocton C.A.R.E.S, said, […]

Sports

CHS golf earns sixth place at state

CHS golf earns sixth place at state

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s boys’ golf team finished sixth out of 12 teams at the 2018 Boys DII State Championship held Oct. 12-13 in Columbus at the OSU Golf Club. Individually the Redskins were led by Reese Andrews who placed 13, Mason Waycaster who came in 27th and Clay Davis who finished 31st.

Stonebraker crowned homecoming queen

Stonebraker crowned homecoming queen

COSHOCTON – Jenna Stonebraker was crowned Coshocton High School’s 2018 homecoming queen prior to the start of the Redskins’ game against Cambridge on Oct. 12. The Redskins lost the game 22-33.                                                 […]

Remembering the ‘sports voice’ of Coshocton County

COSHOCTON – The late Tom Thompson had a passion for high school athletics that will not be forgotten by those connected to sports in our community. “He was whole heartedly in this for the kids,” said Matt Colvin, athletic director at Ridgewood High School. Ridgewood has always worked play calls from WTNS into its pregame […]

Generals down Trojans

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood defeated Newcomerstown by scores of 25-23, 25-18, and 25-13. The Generals were led by: Abbey Kellish – 12 kills, five digs, five points and two aces; Sydney Zinkon – 37 assists, two points and two aces; Morgan Matis – 17 points, three aces, two blocks, and three kills; Kalie Rettos – […]

CHS boys defeat New Philadelphia

COSHOCTON – Coshocton boys’ soccer continues its four game win streak with a win over New Philadelphia 1-0 Wednesday night, Oct. 10 at Stewart Field. Xaver Heimann scored from Andrew Neighbor with 10 minutes left in the first half. Kameron Brown recorded his seventh shutout of the season and fourth in a row. Brown also had […]

RHS and RVHS still ranked in football

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

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 17, 2018

Okay, I voted already so that does mean I can “opt out” of all the political phone calls, mail, emails, texts (yes, we are now receiving those too except they are not addressed to me), television and internet commercials, etc., etc. I know the answer to this question of course – but a guy can […]

Mark’s Musings – October 10, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 10, 2018

The 167th Coshocton County Fair is as wrapped up as a freshly made Italian sausage sandwich with only bits of paper and tufts of livestock hair blowing across the fairgrounds. A flurry of activity before, during and after the fair results in about three weeks of busyness for those that are involved in the fair […]

Mark’s Musings – October 3, 2018

Mark’s Musings – October 3, 2018

Well, the 167th annual Coshocton County Fair will just about be in the history books when you read this column. As it is, we are at the halfway point as I throw some words on paper here on Monday morning. I think one of the things that we take for granted at our local fair […]

Mark’s Musings – September 26, 2018

Mark’s Musings – September 26, 2018

The 167th annual Coshocton County Fair kicks off this Friday and while we’re enjoying the rides, the hustle and bustle of the midway, the events at the grandstand, the livestock shows or just visiting with friends and family, there are a tremendous number of people that make the fair possible. Here’s a partial list but […]

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 […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 17, 2018

On Oct. 16, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accident 3:19 P.M.  Randall Harstine of Coshocton was backing up at the intersection of Hill Streets and Whitewoman Street when he struck a parked vehicle owned by Shelly Materials.   Complaints 10:17 A.M.  Jay Phillips of Coshocton reported the […]

Legal Notice

PROBATE COURT OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO VAN BLANCHARD II, JUDGE IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF TRINITEE MIARA-LEANN LOMAX TO TRINITEE MIARA-LEANN MARSHALL Case No. 21860019 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME (R.C. 2717.01) Notice is hereby given to all interested persons and to Donald Lomax whose last known address is 1856 Oak Street, […]

Delinquent Land Tax

Legal Notice In the common pleas court of Coshocton County, Ohio in the matter of the foreclosure of liens for delinquent land taxes by action in rem, Janette Donaker Treasurer of Coshocton County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Parcels of Land Encumbered with delinquent tax liens Defendant Case No. 2018 CI 0178, AMENDED COMPLAINT Notice of Foreclosure […]

Legal Notice

In the COSHOCTON COUNTY common pleas court PROBATE DIVISION In The Matter Of: Estate of Thomas W. Knepper I Mark W. Knepper and Scott A. Knepper, Co-Administrators of the Estate of Thomas W. Knepper I Plaintiffs vs Thomas W. Knepper II, et al., Defendants Case No. 21710063 NOTICE OF SALE Pursuant to court order in […]

West Lafayette Police Department Report for Oct. 16, 2018

  On Oct. 15, 2018 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   A resident in the 100 block of West 6th Street reported being harassed.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 16, 2018

On Oct. 15, 2018 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 6 complaint (s)   Accident 3:53 A.M.  Christopher Schumaker of Coshocton struck a mailbox while rounding a curve on SR 83 North.   6:50 A.M.  Robert Haver of Tippecanoe, Ohio was backing up when he struck a unoccupied parked vehicle.   Complaints 12:53 […]

Obituaries

Ethel “Yvonne” Hood

Ethel “Yvonne” Hood

FRAZEYSBURG – Ethel “Yvonne” Hood, 82, of Frazeysburg went to be with our Lord and Savior Saturday, October 13, 2018. Yvonne was born April 13, 1936 in Trinway, Ohio.  She was the daughter of the late Leslie E. Freshwater and the late Ida E. (Braudy) Freshwater Holdren.  Yvonne was a 1954 graduate of Frazeysburg High […]

Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger

Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger

COSHOCTON – Eugene D. “Gene” Lautenschleger, 77, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton Regional Medical Center Emergency Room on Friday October 12, 2018. Gene was born in Coshocton County, Ohio to the late Alton and Mildred (Herman) Lautenschleger on September 25, 1941.  He graduated from Keene High School in 1960 and served in the Ohio […]

Jim D. Weidger

COSHOCTON – Jim D. Weidger, 80, of Coshocton passed away at Truman Hospice House on Wednesday October 10, 2018 after a brief illness. Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton on Tuesday October 16, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM where funeral services will begin at 12:00 PM Noon […]

Forrest Stephen ‘Steve’ Weekley

WEST LAFAYETTE – Forrest Stephen “Steve” Weekley, 58, of West Lafayette passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at Coshocton Regional Medical Center. He was born on October 31, 1959 in Zanesville to the late Forrest R. Weekley and Josephine (Powell) Stevanus. Steve was a truck driver for most of his life before retiring. He attended […]

Thomas W. Helmick

Thomas W. Helmick

WARSAW – Thomas Wayne Helmick, 53, of 18456 CR 54, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at his home. He was born June 22, 1965 in Coshocton to the late Charles D. Helmick, Sr. and Alice I. (Degarmo) Helmick Culver. He was a 1983 graduate of River View High School, and attended the auto body […]

Jay Logan Lorenz

Jay Logan Lorenz

Together Again; Jay Logan Lorenz, 97, of Coshocton passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton.  He was born August 17, 1921 in New Bedford, a son of the late John N. and Emma (Schweikert) Lorenz. He grew up on the family farm in New Bedford and worked for the railroad before […]

E-Edition

October 17, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 17, 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! Click to view the 2018 Jr. Fair Auction section.

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

2018 Jr. Fair Auction Section

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!

October 10, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 10, 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!

October 3, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

October 3, 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 26, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 26, 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 19, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

September 19, 2018 Coshocton County Beacon

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Women of Witness plan fall rally

Women of Witness plan fall rally

| October 16, 2018

COSHOCTON – Women of Witness is holding this year’s fall rally on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome at The Word Worship Center, 808 Orange St., for a potluck lunch and fellowship. Speaker will be Beth Cormack, executive director of Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices for the last 18 years. Under […]

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Pet of the week

Pet of the week

| October 16, 2018

COSHOCTON – Meet Irene. She’s such a lovely girl. She was a stray who found a hole in a man’s trailer earlier this year. Much to his surprise little ones where running all over his home. She had to have known he was an angel to them all. Irene was an excellent mommy. She had five […]

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Education of Yesterday farm show to be held

| October 16, 2018

DRESDEN – Education of Yesterday 14th Annual Farm Show, 3685 Cass Irish Ridge Road, Dresden, will be Oct. 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday with a hog roast from 5 – 10 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. A parking donation is asked to […]

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Fowler named BPW Woman of the Year

Fowler named BPW Woman of the Year

| October 16, 2018

COSHOCTON – Members of the Coshocton BPW met Monday evening on Oct. 15 at Grace United Methodist Church to announce the 2018 Coshocton BPW Woman of the Year. “This woman is a warrior and works through whatever life throws her way with courage and positivity,” said Tomma Bordenkircher who presented the award. “She is dedicated […]

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Orphanage in Haiti receives help from Christian School students

Orphanage in Haiti receives help from Christian School students

| October 16, 2018

COSHOCTON – When Patty Gray went to Haiti in April 2016 she knew it wouldn’t be her last trip there. “My daughter is now going to school to be an orthopedic surgeon and it was her idea for us to go with a mobile medical team,” Gray said. She wanted to find a way to […]

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