Community News

Farm bureau leaves lasting memory of 100th anniversary

Farm bureau leaves lasting memory of 100th anniversary

COSHOCTON – The Ohio Farm Bureau is celebrating its 100th anniversary by leaving its mark on barns in different locations in Ohio, including Coshocton County. Scott Hagan, who is known as the barn artist, spent May 21 at the fairgrounds painting the Ohio Farm Bureau centennial logo on the agricultural hall. “We want to get […]

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Resident with spina bifida receives new adapted bike

Resident with spina bifida receives new adapted bike

COSHOCTON – McKenzie Clapper is an active 12-year-old girl who enjoys getting out and about and having fun with her family and friends. Clapper also has spina bifida, but she doesn’t let that slow her down. Just a couple of months ago, she was able to experience even more independence and freedom with the purchase […]

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Buckle up and drive sober for Memorial Day

Buckle up and drive sober for Memorial Day

COLUMBUS – During the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be highly visible on Ohio’s roadways to promote safety. As part of the Click it or Ticket campaign troopers are encouraging drivers to wear their safety belts. The campaign began May 13 and will continue through June 2. Last year in […]

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Sports

Ladies share golf results

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Hickory Flats Tuesday evening ladies golf league played on May 21. Play of the day was: Most 4’s in A flight, most 5’s in B flight. Winners were: A flight – Sue Patterson; B flight – Debby Corder. Low scores were: Margaret Skelton – 42; Connie Lahna – 44; Missy Vanderkam […]

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Community offered chance to be part of Tom Thompson memorial

Community offered chance to be part of Tom Thompson memorial

COSHOCTON – Tom Thompson made a career out of celebrating the accomplishments of area athletes and this summer the late WTNS broadcaster will be memorialized at Lake Park. “He was always for the benefit of the young people who played ball,” said Bob Bigrigg, who is organizing the Tom Thompson Memorial Project. “He loved all […]

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Wilson signs with Kent State Tuscarawas

Wilson signs with Kent State Tuscarawas

WEST LAFAYETTE – Kent State University at Tuscarawas announced the signing of a 2019 Ridgewood High School senior to their softball and golf teams. Sadie Wilson recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball and golf for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles. Wilson is a four-year letter winner for both the Generals […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – May 22, 2019

Mark’s Musings – May 22, 2019

We are in full swing as another school year wraps up in Coshocton County and beyond. Everyone here at The Beacon sends our best wishes to all Ridgewood High School graduates as seniors were awarded their diplomas on Sunday evening, May 19. River View High School and Coshocton High School seniors will graduate this coming […]

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Mark’s Musings – May 15, 2019

Mark’s Musings – May 15, 2019

Another year of the Coshocton County Relay for Life has wrapped up with over $50,000 raised in the fight against cancer. To call cancer an evil scourge would probably not be harsh enough for the many that have been affected by this disease. And who hasn’t been impacted in one way or another? Cancer seems […]

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Mark’s Musings – May 8, 2019

Mark’s Musings – May 8, 2019

May is the month of graduations of course. High school, college and sometimes we even celebrate our youngsters moving from one chapter of life to another at the younger levels – preschool, sixth grade and so on. You get the idea here. May is also the month for alumni banquets. Yes, a few of them […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 24, 2019

On May 23, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 8 complaint (s):   Accidents: 6:39 A.M.  Edwin Maxwell of Warsaw, Ohio fell asleep while driving on State Route 60 and wrecked his vehicle into a river. No serious injuries were reported.   Complaints: 6:00 A.M.  Lisa Green was traveling on County Road […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 23, 2019

On May 22, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: 5:22 P.M.  Tye Hunter and Daniel Delucia collided on Township Road 184.  No injuries were reported.   Complaints: 11:28 A.M.  Sonya Bishop reported someone stole the contents out of a package she received in the mail. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 22, 2019

On May 21, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 8 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported   Complaints: 11:39 A.M.  Somebody dumped a chair on the roadside.   11:41 A.M.  Several tires dumped into the creek just south of the Animal Shelter.   4:03 P.M.  Bethlehem Duerson was arrested for violating a […]

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Obituaries

Lawanda E. Unger

COSHOCTON – Lawanda E. Unger, 91, of Coshocton passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Coshocton County Regional Medical Center. Lawanda was born in Coshocton on April 17, 1928 to the late Ralph and Blanche (Guthrie) Williamson.  She had worked at JII Shaw Barton and Dawson Insurance.  Lawanda was also a member of the […]

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Michael Lee Carroll

Michael Lee Carroll

WARSAW – Michael Lee Carroll of Warsaw, passed away on May 15, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family.  Michael was born on May 14, 1954 to the late Forbes and Dolly (Mills) Carroll.  He was considered a jack of all trades by many.  Some of his many job titles throughout his working years included […]

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Jane A. Brown

Jane A. Brown

COSHOCTON – Jane Ann Brown, 77, of Coshocton, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Signature Healthcare of Coshocton. She was born June 12, 1941 in Rockwood, TN to the late Earl and Hazel (Cazaar) Thompson. Jane was a homemaker and co-founder of Camp Echoing Hills at Warsaw where she also served on the Board of […]

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E-Edition

May 22, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

May 22, 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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May 15, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

May 15, 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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May 8, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

May 8, 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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SR 60 closure announced for Village of Warsaw

SR 60 closure announced for Village of Warsaw

| May 22, 2019

WARSAW – Beginning Tuesday, May 28, SR 60 will be closed to traffic over the Walhonding River for a bridge replacement project. Estimated re-open to traffic: Aug. 10 Detour: US 36 to SR 79 to SR 541 and reverse Contractor: Ohio Concrete Paving LLC Estimated project completion: Oct. 31, 2019 For more information contact: Morgan Overbey, […]

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2019 Memorial Day Services for Coshocton County

2019 Memorial Day Services for Coshocton County

| May 22, 2019

Coshocton: Coshocton’s annual parade and services will be held on Monday, May 27. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the corner of Main and Eighth streets. Services will be held on the court square immediately following the parade. The speakers will be Blue Star Mother representative Sharon Burns and the main speaker is Dale Fellows, […]

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Warsaw museum holding Memorial Day open house

Warsaw museum holding Memorial Day open house

| May 22, 2019

WARSAW – The Walhonding Valley Historical Society will host a Memorial Day Open House on Monday, May 27, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m. at the society’s museum located on the corner of Main Street and Bridge Street in Warsaw. The directors of the museum will be highlighting the war room artifacts and military clothing. […]

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