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Edward Jones Ranks No. 1 on “Best Employers in Ohio” 2019 list

COSHOCTON – The Ohio SHRM State council teamed up with the Best Companies group of Harrisburg, Pa., and local partner, SHRM, to rank the state’s top 41 employers. Companies were named Best Employers in Ohio for 2019, divided into 22 large companies and 19 small and medium-sized companies by the number of people they employ in […]

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Spot paving to start June 17

COSHOCTON – Beginning Monday, June 17, the District 5 paving crew will be spot paving in various locations around the county. The schedule for next week is as follows, weather permitting: Monday, June 17: SR 93 south of Plainfield, traffic maintained with flaggers Tuesday, June 18: SR 16 EB at SR 541 interchange, motorists can […]

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COTC offers workshops to area students

COTC offers workshops to area students

COSHOCTON – Mackenzie Schumaker is fascinated by the medical field. “When I’m older I want to be a paramedic and be the first on a scene,” said the 14-year-old. “I don’t get grossed out by gory stuff.” Schumaker was one of several students who spent last week at the COTC Coshocton Campus to learn about […]

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Sports

Elks Golf League announce results of tournament

COSHOCTON – Elks Golf League Coshocton #376 and Newcomerstown #155 met on June 10 for week four of tournaments at Hickory Flats Golf Course with the following results: Low Gross (36): Larry Stocker Low Net (31): Larry Stocker Highpoints (12.00): Tom Cox Most Bogeys (6) Tim Gaumer Most Pars (7): Bill Olinger Most Birdies (2): […]

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Road Runner Elite 18U defeated competition in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – The Road Runner Elite 18U travel softball team managed to get only three games completed before being totally washed out at the Queen City Showdown in Cincinnati on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15. In Friday’s pool games, the team came out strong to defeat a tough Bambinos team 15-2 in a […]

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Dean’s Jewelry team leading in Elks Golf League

NEWCOMERSTOWN – The Elks Golf League met on June 3 for week three of play between Coshocton #376 and Newcomerstown #155. The match was played at Hickory Flats Golf Course and the following results were recorded: Low Gross – (36) Dave Desender; Low Net – (28) Barry Shaffer;   Highpoints – (13.00) Dave Desender & Barry […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – June 19, 2019

Mark’s Musings – June 19, 2019

Here we go! It’s time for several hundred brave souls to endure the Indian Mud Run! With lots of rain forecast for this week mudders should be pleased that the event will live up to its namesake. If you’re on the other end of the spectrum, and trying to make hay, this will be another […]

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Mark’s Musings – June 12, 2019

Mark’s Musings – June 12, 2019

The Ridgewood Generals varsity baseball team made history and wrote themselves into the annals of Ridgewood sports in their historic and unprecedented run to the state championship game in Akron on Sunday evening. Although the Generals came up just one run short against Coldwater, the season and the memories will continue to live on for […]

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Mark’s Musings – June 5, 2019

Mark’s Musings – June 5, 2019

What time is it folks? It’s Hot Air Balloon Festival time! You can find the official program inside this issue of The Beacon – there are lots of folks to thank for making this wonderful fun, free, family event possible and of course, The Frontier Power Company hits the top of the list for their […]

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Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for June 16, 2019

On June 15, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a traffic complaint in the 400 block of East Main Street.   A resident in the 500 block of East Main Street reported a theft.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 17, 2019

On June 16, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported   Complaints: 12:01 A.M.  A resident in the 300 block of North Second Street reported a tree that has fallen onto their vehicle.   Coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 16, 2019

On June 15, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: 10:22 A.M.  Amber Vance was backing from a parking spot and struck Debra Baker in the Wal-Mart parking lot.   Complaints: 7:23 A.M.  William Dempsey was arrested for assault and criminal trespassing.   12:12 P.M.  Chayo Ross reported […]

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Obituaries

Linda Nolan

Linda Josephine Nolan, age 78 of West Lafayette, OH went home to the Lord on June 17th, 2019.  Linda was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and daughter.  She was born in Coshocton on January 10, 1941 to the late R. Lee Ashley and Josephine (Josie) Watson Ashley Callahan. Linda graduated from West Lafayette […]

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Jerry Dale Hampton

Jerry Dale Hampton

  Jerry Dale Hampton, 75 of Fresno passed away Friday June 14th, 2019 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center.  Jerry was born on October 1, 1943 in West Lafayette to the late William Ray and Laura Faye (Carr) Hampton. Jerry graduated from West Lafayette High School and served in the US Army during Vietnam.  In […]

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Mary Holmes

Mary Holmes

HANOVER- Mary Lou (McCombs) Holmes, 73, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at her residence. She was born Aug. 12, 1945 in Coshocton to the late Clyde and Evelyn (Giauque) McCombs. She was a 1964 graduate of Warsaw High School, and was a member of Remnant Fellowship in Franklin, […]

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E-Edition

June 12, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

June 12, 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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June 5, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

June 5, 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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2019 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

2019 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program

The 2019 e-edition of the Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival Program is now online. The print edition is included with the June 15, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for June 15, 2019

| June 17, 2019

On June 14, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: 2:49 A.M.  Cory Foster was traveling west on East Main Street near 10th Street when he went left of center and struck a parked vehicle.   9:14 A.M.  Jack Connor was traveling east on US 36 when he […]

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Two injured in crash

Two injured in crash

| June 14, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE – On June 14, at 9:41 a.m. the sheriff’s office received several 911 calls in reference to a two vehicle injury accident at the intersection of U.S. 36 and State Route 751. Upon investigation it was determined Jack Connor (48) of New Kensington, Pa. was traveling east on U.S. 36 in a 2014 […]

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Board of Realtors to honor Tom Thompson

| June 13, 2019

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Board of Realtors will pay a special tribute to the late Tom Thompson at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 27 and the public is invited to join them. The local realtors had a bench specially made to honor Thompson and this is already in place near the court house steps […]

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