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Tiverton Grange hosts 113th two-day institute

Tiverton Grange hosts 113th two-day institute

TIVERTON – Throughout history, granges used to have a two-day farmer’s institute each year where local farmers could gather and learn about the latest development in fertilizers, grain, growing practices, and other useful information. Today, these two-day institutes have almost vanished. While many granges have scaled back to a one-day institute only, Tiverton Institute is […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

This little tiny tot is Cierra. She is about 4 years old and is looking for her forever home. She is a jack Russell rat terrier mix. Little firecracker!  She needs a lot of training walking on a leash. A harness would be a great idea! She is only about eight pounds. She is not […]

Commissioners discuss hydrologic station burn site and new IT equipment

Commissioners discuss hydrologic station burn site and new IT equipment

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Commissioners met Wednesday, Feb. 25 with Jim Hampton of USDA to discuss the hydrologic station burn site located in a wooded area on county property on County Road 621. The burn pile was created in the 1950s and closed in 2012. At that time, an independent company was hired to […]

Local Bounty Update

Local Bounty Update

Good morning, Stop in and see us today!  Stock up on local goodness and enjoy the warm smile when you walk in the door Today and tomorrow 10-6, Sat, 9-1. Flying Pig Farm Tired of the cold? Warm up with some hot soup and toasted bread! Our soup mixes are easy to prepare (the recipe […]

Edward Jones ranked number one

COSHOCTON – Financial-services firm Edward Jones was ranked number one on the People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services list by the workplace review website, Great Rated!, according to the two Edward Jones Financial Advisors in Coshocton. The ranking comes from an anonymous survey of Edward Jones associates and was administered by the workplace […]

Sports

RHS seventh graders finish perfect season

RHS seventh graders finish perfect season

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood seventh grade boys’ basketball team finished the regular season with a 13-0 record and then won the IVC Tournament. Pictured from left, row one are: Head Coach Troy Dolick, Bryce Grace, Kaden Smith, Jordan Gallagher, Trey Stoffer, Blayden McCoy, Connor Kunze, Koleten Smith; row two – Noah Smith, Chase Minet, […]

Redskins Philabaum, ‘Skins 200 medley relay team headed to state

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton and River View swim teams sent several swimmers to the district meet held in Athens on Friday, Feb. 20. In the 100 backstroke Coshocton junior Bryce Philabaum advanced to the state swim meet by placing second behind Dover’s Josh Bichsel with a time of .53.90. Nate Cooper from River View came […]

16 RVHS swimmers compete at district meet

WARSAW – Sixteen athletes from River View competed at the district meet in Athens on Feb. 20. Making the podium were Lydia Els, seventh in girls 200 freestyle and fifth in the 100 backstroke. Brendan Dickson placed eighth in the boys 50 freestyle. The boys’ 200 medley and 200 free relays made up of Nate […]

Redskins and RV swimmers ready for district

Redskins and RV swimmers ready for district

COSHOCTON – Swimmers for the Coshocton Redskins and the River View Black Bears are preparing for their opportunity to advance to the state level at the district swim meet in Athens this Friday. There is no regional event for swimming. For the Black Bears, Lydia Els is the lone female swimmer for an individual event […]

CHS girls’ bball tickets on sale

COSHOCTON – Pre-sale tickets for the Coshocton Lady Redskins Tournament Basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 24 with Garaway at Dover starting at 6 p.m. are on sale in the principals office during school hours. Pre-sale cost is $5. All tickets at the door will be $7.

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 18, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 18, 2015

Finally, it appears that the United States is going to target ISIL as the President has asked Congress for the authorization to pursue the rogue militant group with a war powers act. This came just days before ISIL beheaded over 20 Egyptian Christians in a mass murder. Folks, I think we all know by now […]

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 11

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 11

With all of the turmoil in the world today, perhaps Valentine’s Day could be observed around the world as a day of peace and love, as in love your neighbor. I mean as in your neighboring country. You know, Russia and Ukraine and many other locales around the globe. At least the U.S.A. has made […]

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 4, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Feb. 4, 2015

Super Bowl 49 (sorry, no roman numeral here) equaled Super Fun. There was several attention grabbing commercials – but not as many as in past years in my opinion. And it seemed that the Budweiser commercial with the runaway puppy stole the show. According to the internet, that was number one with the “Like a […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 28, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 28, 2015

Just when you thought it was safe to presume that winter was a dud . . .well, guess what? Snow and more snow with cold temperatures on the way. After all, it’s only the last week of January and we have a bit less than two months (on the calendar anyways) of winter remaining. Based […]

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 21, 2015

Mark’s Musings – Jan. 21, 2015

Our community will not be the same without Bob Brems. His absence will be felt in many places and in many ways. I think if you were to look up the words or phrases “quality person”, integrity, honor, “giving back”, and if it was in the dictionary as a word or phrase, “good family man”, […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 26, 2015

On February 25, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and one complaint(s). Accidents 8:04AM: Shawn Binning, of Coshocton, was traveling south bound on SR 83 when he fell asleep causing the vehicle to drop off the right side of the road, the over correcting the vehicle went over the left side of the road and […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 25, 2015

On February 24 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and zero complaint(s). Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 24, 2015

On February 23, the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and zero complaint(s). Accidents 6:30PM: WILLIAM FORTNEY OF COSHOCTON WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON SR 60 WHEN HE SWERVED TO MISS A DEER, CAUSING HIS VEHICLE TO GO OFF THE ROADWAY ROLLING OVER SEVERAL TIMES. Complaints Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 23, 2015

On February 22 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and one complaint(s). Accidents – TAYLOR HOSTETLER OF COSHOCTON STRUCK A VEHICLE OPERATED BY APRIL REIDENBACH OF COSHOCTON. Complaints – A WARSAW WOMAN REPORTED A VIOLATION OF A PROTECTION ORDER. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 22, 2015

On February 21 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident(s) and zero complaint(s). Accidents – SCOTT CANNON OF WARSAW WAS SITIING IN HIS VEHICLE IN THE BOB EVENS PARKING LOT WHEN A PLOW TRUCK DRIVEN BY MELISSA HAHN OF COSHOCTON BACKED INTO CANNON VEHICLE Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Duane C. Regan

Duane C. Regan, 71, of Coshocton passed away at his residence on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Miller Funeral Home, Coshocton is serving the family.

Margie McFarland

COSHOCTON- Margie (Fry) McFarland, 90, of Windsorwood Place, formerly of Nellie, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at her residence. She was born Aug. 13, 1924 in Walhonding to the late Russell and Verna (Wilkey) Fry. She married James F. McFarland on Feb. 5, 1950, who preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2005. She was […]

Kristi Marie Fisher-Moran

Kristi Marie Fisher-Moran

Kristi Marie Fisher-Moran, 32, of Coshocton passed away at her residence on February 24, 2015 after a brief illness. Kristi was born in Coshocton on January 3, 1983. She graduated from Coshocton JVS, loved being a homemaker, spending time with her son and her family. Kristi is survived by her husband Brad Moran of Walhonding; […]

Dennis G. Wood

Dennis G. Wood

Dennis G. Wood, 72, of Coshocton passed away Sunday February 15, 2015 in Zephyrhills, Florida after a brief illness. Dennis was born in Coshocton on September 25, 1942 to the late Lewis G. and Marjorie E. (Wells) Wood. He graduated from Coshocton High School, class of 1960, served in the National Guard for twenty years […]

Virgil Shryock

Virgil Shryock

Virgil Shryock, 92, of West Lafayette passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing Home in West Lafayette. He was born in Birds Run on April 10, 1922 to the late Harry V. and Margaret “Maggie” (Moore) Shryock. Virgil worked at Jones Metal for 43 years before retiring. He was a member of […]

E-Edition

February 25, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

February 25, 2015 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!

February 18, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

February 18, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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February 11, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

February 11, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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Febraury 4, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

Febraury 4, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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January 28, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

January 28, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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