Community News

Ridgewood board approves supplemental contracts

The Ridgewood Local School Board met in regular session Oct. 19, in the West Lafayette Elementary School cafeteria. Commendations and congratulations were given to Lexi Zimmer who was Ridgewood High School’s first female state qualifier in golf. She finished 23 in a field of 75 participants. Congratulations to the Athletic Maintenance crew of Ed Huff […]

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Virtual car seat class announced

A Coshocton County Virtual Car Seat Class is being organized. To particpate you must: Reside in Coshocton County; have custody of a child birth to 8-years-old or expecting a child prior to Nov. 30, 2020; be income eligible within WIC guidelines, although you do not need to be enrolled in WIC; have access to a […]

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Annual ruck to help veterans

Annual ruck to help veterans

Thee fourth annual Operation Veterans Helping Veterans Ruck will be held on Nov. 7, starting at 9 a.m. “Every year, we alternate the starting point between Ridgewood High School and Newcomerstown High School,” said Brian Hawkins, director of Operation Veterans Helping Veterans. “This year’s event will start at Newcomerstown High School and will end at […]

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Sports

West breaks career assists record at CHS

In just two years of varsity volleyball action, sophomore Jalynn West has already put up some impressive numbers for the Lady Redskins. On Sept. 22, West broke the career assists record at Coshocton High School, and then on Sept. 24, she surpassed the 1,000 career assist mark. At that point in the season, she was […]

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River View’s junior high golf team features a wide range of ages

Because it’s a club sport, River View’s junior high golf team doesn’t have to limit itself to just seventh- and eighth-graders. This year the Black Bears are being represented by kindergarten through eighth grade. “You have to make it fun,” said Chad Gress, who coaches the junior high team and the boys team at the […]

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Lingo wins Mr. Bass award

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its club championship tournament for 2020 with six members competing. The tournament was held on the Ohio River at Steubenville on Oct. 3. Tournament results were: First – Bret Lingo, 1.58 lbs.; and big bass – Lingo, 1.58 lbs. Lingo also won the Mr. Bass award for 2020 by finishing the […]

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Opinion

I guess we are still observing things after all?

Town seemed a bit quieter as I made the left turn onto Main Street on Monday morning. Then I remembered – this is Columbus Day – Monday, Oct. 12. Gee, I thought that this may have went away with the dodo bird, statues, monuments, team names, and on and on. You get the idea. So, […]

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There’s none of this or none of that going on

There’s none of this or none of that going on

Sure, I picked up, paid for and chomped down my share of “fair food” at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds over the past few days – it would seem that the candidates for the junior fair king and queen court were right on when they said that, “the Stromboli was their favorite” as witnessed by the […]

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So much to write about, so little space and even less time

So much to write about, so little space and even less time

Yep. That’s the truth. While some weeks it is more challenging to put together a column that neither offends nor crosses any of the many great divides in today’s culture, this week is not that week. Folks are coming to Cleveland. Some really important people actually. Oh sure, I know that President Trump and former […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for October 19, 2020

On October 18th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 5 Complaints. Accidents: The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a one vehicle accidents with injury in the 59000 Block of County Road 9. Once deputies arrived on scene, it was found that a motorcycle traveling West on County Road 9 had […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for October 15, 2020

On October 14th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents: Michael David Johnston of Canton was arrested after deputies made contact with Mr. Johnston. He ran his vehicle into the back of Papa Johns Pizza of Coshocton, then proceeded to back into a Deputy Cruiser. Michael Johnston was charged with OVI, Failure […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for October 14, 2020

On October 13th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 4 Complaints.  Accidents:   Complaints: An individual called and reported drug abuse to a dog at 1520 North Street at the Heritage Apartments. Lisa Hahn of County Road 10, Keene Township, reported a violation of a protection order. Joseph Smith reported that he was involved […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Community celebrates National Business Women’s Week

Community celebrates National Business Women’s Week

Coshocton Business and Professional Women (BPW) will celebrate the annual National Business Women’s Week™ (NBWW) Oct. 18-24, 2020. NBWW offers communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of working women and companies that have made strides toward improving workingwomen’s lives in their communities. Coshocton BPW members met at city hall to pick […]

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Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

Coshocton Foundation awards 26 grants

The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its final meeting of Fiscal Year 2020 recently and reviewed 48 grant applications totaling $572,952.94. The committee awarded 26 grants totaling $184,616.56, thus expending their total budget for the fiscal year, to numerous community organizations. The grants awarded include: $27,214 to the Coshocton City Convention and Visitors […]

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Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

In 1940, the Community Chest was formed with Guy Clow as the chairman. There were seven charter agencies that included Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Salvation Army, YWCA, Hospital Auxiliary, Christmas Basket Fund and summer band concerts. The goal was to raise $16,180 to cover the entire operating budgets of those seven agencies. The community stepped […]

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E-Edition

October 15, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

October 15, 2020 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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October 8, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

October 8, 2020 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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October 1, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

October 1, 2020 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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