Community News

County farm bureau marks centennial with barn painting

COSHOCTON – Being 100 years old is something to celebrate and the Coshocton County Farm Bureau has found a unique way to commemorate their organization’s centennial. Barns have been a staple of the countryside for generations and one local barn will be getting a makeover thanks to The Barn Artist, Scott Hagan. He will emblazon […]

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Technology grants awarded

Technology grants awarded

COSHOCTON – Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French visited Coshocton County on Tuesday, May 14 and presented checks for technology grants in the total amount of $217,513.56 to Judge Robert Batchelor and Judge Van Blanchard. A check was presented to Judge Batchelor in the amount of $212,750 to replace the court’s case management system. A […]

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Community support of Camp Invention spurs student success

Community support of Camp Invention spurs student success

COSHOCTON – In Coshocton County, the commitment of residents and community leaders to the success of local students is evident through their ongoing support of the Camp Invention® program. Through area organizations’ 2019 financial support totaling $36,000, local students will attend Camp Invention this year. Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment program for children […]

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Sports

27th annual fishing derby held at Lake Park

27th annual fishing derby held at Lake Park

COSHOCTON – About an hour into the 27th annual fishing derby, 10 trout had already been caught at Lake Park by one of the more than 200 children registered for the event. “Kids can still register until 1 p.m.,” said Bob Bigrigg, treasurer of the Coshocton County Sportsman’s Association (CCSA) and general chairman of the […]

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Ridgewood’s Simpson signs with Tiffin

Ridgewood’s Simpson signs with Tiffin

WEST LAFAYETTE – Playing soccer in college had been in the back of Rachel Simpson’s mind, but she wasn’t sure about it until visiting Tiffin University. Simpson, a senior at Ridgewood High School, signed her letter of intent to play soccer for Tiffin on April 30. She celebrated the occasion in the school’s media center […]

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Coshocton team wins tournament

Coshocton team wins tournament

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton All Star Baseball team is the 2019 Mound City Tournament Champions. The tournament was played April 22 through April 28. The all stars went 6-0 and won the championship game 11-1. Pictured in front, from left are: Mason Tedrick, Payne Skelton, Collin Hill, Bransyn Dawson, Christian Stroud; back row – Coach […]

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Opinion

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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Mark’s Musings – May 1, 2019

Mark’s Musings – May 1, 2019

Our community is very busy this time of year. The months of April and May always bring out the best in Coshocton County – both in the natural beauty that surrounds us and the talents of our people. Whether it is a high school musical, a choir performance or something similar, there is something about […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 16, 2019

On May 15, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: 1:01 A.M.  Kelsie Moore of Warsaw was traveling southbound on State Route 60 near County Road 67 when she lost control of the vehicle causing her to crash in a ditch.   10:50 A.M.  Kevin Fry of Coshocton […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 15, 2019

  On May 14, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: 3:42 P.M.  Bonnie Horn of Kimbolton was parked at the Country Store when her came out of gear and rolled down over a small embankment.   Complaints: 12:47 A.M.  Deputies investigated a complaint in the 300 block […]

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Legal Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON DBE PARTICIPATION IN RICHARD DOWNING AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. the Coshocton County Regional Airport Authority will conduct a meeting in the conference room at Richard Downing Airport, 24569 Airport Road, Coshocton, OH 43812. The meeting will be open to the […]

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Obituaries

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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Jean Ann Olinger

Jean Ann Olinger

Jean Ann Olinger of Coshocton, slipped on her boots, saddled up her beloved horse Cy, and took the trail to everlasting life on Monday, May 13, 2019. Backtrack to April 23, 1944, in Corry, PA when Mrs. Olinger blossomed into this world. A blue eyed baby with her unique, beautiful smile, Jean would impact many […]

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E-Edition

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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2019 Coshocton County Relay for Life Official Program

2019 Coshocton County Relay for Life Official Program

The e-edition of the 2019 Coshocton County Relay for Life Program is now online. Want to get free mail delivery of the print edition of The Beacon? Request it here!

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Other Recent Posts

Legal Notice

| May 15, 2019

The Mill Creek Township Trustees meeting for May will be re-scheduled to Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the township house meeting room due to the Memorial Day holiday. Michael Daugherty, Fiscal Officer Mill Creek Township CCB: May 15, 2019

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Come explore a universe of plants at Clary Gardens

Come explore a universe of plants at Clary Gardens

| May 15, 2019

COSHOCTON – Looking for fun, educational summer activities? You’re in luck! This summer, Clary Gardens are teaming up with the Coshocton Public Library System, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Historic Roscoe Village, and Pomerene Center for the Arts to create an exciting summer full of programming. Your child will receive a stamp card. At each program, they will […]

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for May 15, 2019

| May 15, 2019

  On May 14, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a traffic complaint on North Kirk Street.   Officer received a report of a fight in the 300 block of East Main Street.

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