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Roscoe UMC to have annual bazaar

Roscoe UMC to have annual bazaar

COSHOCTON – With Christmas not too far away, Roscoe United Methodist Church has been gearing up for their annual Holiday Bazaar. This year’s bazaar will be Thursday, Oct. 30 from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. “It’s a chance for those people who have to be at work at 9 a.m. to come to our bazaar […]

Church of God celebrates 60th anniversary

Church of God celebrates 60th anniversary

COSHOCTON – The Church of God, located on South Second Street in Coshocton, celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 19 with an afternoon filled with activities for the whole family. Despite the chilly weather, the kids in the congregation, all bundled up in sweaters and coats, came out to enjoy a train ride with […]

Former HGTV reality show star to speak at Lake Park Pavilion

Former HGTV reality show star to speak at Lake Park Pavilion

COSHOCTON – Community members will have the opportunity to hear from David Benham of the Benham Brothers during a special event planned for 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Lake Park Pavilion. Twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, are former professional baseball players and nationally acclaimed entrepreneurs. Their business success earned them […]

2014 RVHS homecoming king and queen named

2014 RVHS homecoming king and queen named

WARSAW – River High School crowned its homecoming king and queen during the Oct. 17 football game against Zanesville Rosecrans. The 2014 king is Marcus Watson and the queen is Summer Jacobs. River View also continued its 50th anniversary celebration by inviting all 50 homecoming kings and queens back to be recognized at halftime. Photo […]

Ridgewood Homecoming Queen crowned

Ridgewood Homecoming Queen crowned

WEST LAFAYETTE – Amanda Lowery was crowned the 2014 Ridgewood Homecoming Queen during the annual homecoming festivities held prior to the varsity football game against Sandy Valley on Friday evening, Oct. 17. She was escorted by Nick Blakely. Senior queen attendants were Brianna Grace and Sumer Kopp. And yes, the Generals won the game – […]

Sports

Tournament results shared

COSHOCTON – The Three Rivers Bass Masters met Oct. 12 for their classic tournament at Tappan Lake. First place was Gary Mansfield with a 4.44 lbs. fish, second place was Greg Montgomery with a 3.41 lbs. fish, third place was Jim Eckelberry with a 3.34 lbs. fish, and big bass went to Gary Mansfield with […]

River View eighth graders win ECOL

River View eighth graders win ECOL

WARSAW – To end a great season the River View Jr. High eighth grade girls’ volleyball team won the ECOL championship tournament game for the second year in a row. They played a phenomenal game beating Claymont Jr. High in two sets 25-18 and 25-14. High scorers were: Bella Heddleson with 12 points and Peyton […]

River View cross country teams receive honors

River View cross country teams receive honors

WARSAW – River View High School’s boys cross country team won the ECOL Championship. Steven Scheetz won the entire race and was voted ECOL Runner of the Year. Gwenna Neal was voted ECOL Coach of the Year. Boys receiving First Team ECOL honors were Steven, Drew, Michael Hardesty, and Jakob Eick. Boys receiving Second Team ECOL honors were Chris […]

Hole in one recorded at Hilltop

COSHOCTON – Bill Bible has been playing golf for about 50 years and on Sept. 22 he recorded his first ever hole in one. The memorable moment occurred on hole number eight at Hilltop Golf Course. “I was pretty excited,” he said. “I didn’t see it go in, but the fellows I was playing with […]

Football action

Football action

WEST LAFAYETTE – These future high school football stars held a game of their own during a recent junior high football game between Ridgewood and River View. Take a look at some of the pictures we snapped at different age levels of football around the county and feel free to share your own pictures with […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Fall fun. You have to admit that when our county has events – there are plenty of things to do. This past weekend featured the always fun Apple Butter Stirrin’ in Roscoe Village with plenty of folks buying a jar of apple butter, candy, loaf of freshly baked bread or other sweet treats and goodies. […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 15, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 15, 2014

Nice Browns win! But apparently it came at a cost with some injuries. I’m not sure what the Browns record is versus the Steelers over the past five years – but I think it favors the Steelers. Maybe. Were we told that the Ebola virus was “not a threat to the U.S.?” not that long […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 8, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 8, 2014

The 163rd Coshocton County Fair is in the books with a grand time had by all. The weather – except for one day – was nearly ideal – albeit a bit warm for some of the livestock and fairgoers alike. But cool evenings allowed for grandstand events to be enjoyed without the winter jacket, gloves […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 01, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 01, 2014

The question of the day seems to be . . . “what is your favorite fair food?” Or it could be . . . “Are we at war with ISIS?” Choose your question and response carefully. There is no easy way around either. And hopefully you’re not offended by the combination of two rather – […]

Mark’s Musings – Sept. 24, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Sept. 24, 2014

I can keep this one light or move on to some heavier stuff. I think we can keep it light with the county fair starting this Friday! And since the Buckeyes didn’t play this past Saturday there is nothing to fuss – or gloat – about. The Buckeyes are still in the top 25 and […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 21, 2014

On October 20 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and two complaints. Accidents – JEFF WISE OF HOPEWELL, OHIO WAS EAST BOUND ON SR 16 WHEN HE STRUCK A DEER. – BRYSON BOOTS OF BERNE, INDIANA STRUCK A COSHOCTON CO SCHOOLS VEHICLE AT THE INTERSECTION OF 7TH AND PINE. Complaints – THE LITTER OFFICER REPORTED […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 20, 2014

On October 19 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – CARRIE GOFF OF COSHOCTON REPORTED A DOMESTIC DISPUTE. – ROBERT PLUMMER OF COSHOCTON WAS CITED FOR FOR O.V.I. AND FAILURE TO YELD THE RIGHT OF WAY. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 19, 2014

On October 18 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and three complaints. Accidents – MARK WIESNER OF MACEDONIA, OHIO BACKED INTO A VEHICLE OWNED BY JOHN LARSON OF ZANESVILLE. – TYLER FARLEY OF WALHOUNDING WAS EASTBOUND ON TR 37 WHEN HE SWERVED TO MISS SEVERAL DEER AND STRUCK A POWER POLE. Complaints – BESSIE INFIELD […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 18, 2014

On October 17 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and four complaints. Accidents – RONNIE JONES OF COSHOCTON BACKED INTO A VEHICLE OWNED BY PAMELA ALLEN OF NEWARK. Complaints – KAYLEE CLOUGH OF COSHOCTON REPORTED HER CAR WINDOW BROKEN AND MONEY TAKEN. – RYAN KLINE OF COSHOCTON WAS CITED FOR LITTER. – THE LITTER OFFICER […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 17, 2014

On October 16 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and one complaint. Accidents – THOMAS MONTAGUE OF WEST LAFAYETTE WAS TRAVELING ON CR 254 WHEN ROUNDING A CORNER LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE , GOING LEFT OF CENTER STRIKING A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY LINDA RABER OF WEST LAFAYETTE. Complaints – A COSHOCTON WOMAN REPORTED AN […]

Obituaries

Barbara L. Winter

Barbara L. Winter

Barbara L. Winter, 84, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital on Monday October 20, 2014 after a brief illness. Barbara was born in Massillon, Ohio on September 20, 1930 to the late Marion and Louise (Schucht) Singhaus. She graduated from Massillon High School and worked as a beautician in her home throughout […]

Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson, 81, of Coshocton passed away Saturday October 18, 2014. She was born in Coshocton on March 2, 1933 to the late Guy V. Shyrock and Bernice (Renner) Shyrock. Barbara graduated from Coshocton High School and spent most of her life as a homemaker. She is survived by her three daughters Diane Brown, Tina […]

Terri Lynn Shahan

Terri Lynn Shahan, 53, of Coshocton passed away surrounded by her family at 8:46 P.M., Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at her home in Coshocton. Born February 7, 1961 in Coshocton, she was the adopted daughter of the late Asa Bernard and Marilee Claire (Lacey) Williams. A high school graduate Terri had been employed at Burger […]

William E. Heffken

William E. Heffken

WARSAW- William Edward “Bill” Heffken, 86, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Cedar Hill Care Center in Zanesville. He was born Nov. 17, 1927 in Athens Co. to the late Frederick C. and Bertha (Dalton) Heffken.  He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII from 1945-1946.  He was a certified electrical engineer, and was the […]

Eugene Lillibridge

Eugene Lillibridge

Eugene Lillibridge, 78, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday October 15, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville. He was born in Coshocton on July 17, 1936 to the late Darrell and Josephine (Geiger) Lillibridge. Eugene graduated from Coshocton High School, served in the United States Army Artillery Unit, and worked at AK Steel. He enjoyed […]

E-Edition

October 22, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 22, 2014 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 15, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 15, 2014 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 08, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 08, 2014 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 01, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 01, 2014 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 24, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

September 24, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

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