Community News

Teachers support superhero day

Teachers support superhero day

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Elementary School has been working hard to raise money for Relay for Life, but Superhero Day on May 22, was dedicated to one special person, student Joby Hawthorne, who is fighting Leukemia. “This was to honor him and his fight,” said teacher Andree Thomas. She and other members of the kindergarten and […]

Library hosts tea party

Library hosts tea party

COSHOCTON – A Proper English Tea was hosted by Marty Scholz, Society Hostess of the Berkshires, on May 21, at the Coshocton Public Library. The first portion of the afternoon was educational as Scholz, who has taken tea with the Queen of Jordan as well as with a bedouin in his cave, walked participants through the proper etiquette. […]

Canal Days needs community’s financial support

Canal Days needs community’s financial support

COSHOCTON – A long standing Coshocton tradition is in danger of being canceled this summer. If the Coshocton Canal Festival Committee doesn’t raise enough money by Monday, June 8, it will have to cancel the festival, which is schedule for Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 6-9. “We are estimating we need between $4,000 and $5,000 and […]

Keene Veterans’ Memorial Celebration set for May 24

Keene Veterans’ Memorial Celebration set for May 24

KEENE – The community is invited to the 133rd annual Keene Veterans Memorial Celebration on Sunday, May 24 complete with a special church service, lunch and parade. At 9:30 a.m., a veterans memorial church service will be held at Keene United Methodist Church with featured speaker Phyllis Debnar of Coshocton County telling about her father, Raymond […]

Blissfield Memorial Day services set

Blissfield Memorial Day services set

BLISSFIELD – Memorial Day Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at the Blissfield Cemetery, off State Route 60 north. Killbuck VFW Post 7079 will conduct military graveside services in honor of Omar Keith Chaney who died March 21, 2015. Chaney was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War. Keynote speaker […]

Sports

Stars of Clay

Stars of Clay

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Redskins varsity tennis team has set the bar . . .er, net, high for future teams. Head coach Kevin Kittell said, “This caps off a four stint with these guys. I looked up their team record from freshman to senior year and they’ve had a record of 62-8. That speaks volumes […]

Ladies share golf results

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Hickory Flats Tuesday evening ladies golf league played May 12. Play of the day was most two putts. Winners were: A FLIGHT – Jane Mautz; B FLIGHT – Norman; C FLIGHT – Marilyn Fuller. Low scores were: Sherry Kirkpatrick – 44; Terry Gross, Connie Lahna – 46; Jane Mautz 49. The […]

Ady to be hired as head boys’ basketball coach at CHS

Ady to be hired as head boys’ basketball coach at CHS

COSHOCTON – Jeremy Ady will be hired as the new head boys’ basketball coach at Coshocton High School pending approval at the board of education meeting on Thursday, May 14. Ady has experienced success at all levels of his basketball career as a coach and as a player. His coaching experience includes three years as […]

County Track Meet

County Track Meet

Three Rivers Bass Masters share results

COSHOCTON – Three Rivers Bass Masters held a tournament May 9 at Pleasant Hill Lake. The results of the tournament were: First place – Ryan Taggart, 8.82 lbs.; second place -Ivan Weaver, 8.40 lbs.; third place – Dustan Elson, 6.45 lbs.; big bass – Ryan Taggart, 3.15 lbs. Three Rivers Bass Masters is a local […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – May 20, 2015

Mark’s Musings – May 20, 2015

The 2015 Coshocton County Relay for Life is in the books and it was another successful Relay for Coshocton County. Event co-chairs Julie Kiser, Heather Pope and Missy Wilson went all out to ensure that the Relay ran smoothly. Dozens of team captains and various committee members put in hundreds of hours to raise funds […]

Mark’s Musings – May 13, 2015

Mark’s Musings – May 13, 2015

Dogwood Days is a wrap and a big thank you needs to be extended to everyone that helps make this event possible year after year. The opportunity to enjoy a nice lunch prepared by our local restaurants and listen to great music on the beautiful courthouse lawn is indeed one of the many blessings we […]

Mark’s Musings – May 6, 2015

Mark’s Musings – May 6, 2015

It’s Dogwood Festival time! It’s high school prom time! It’s almost high school graduation time! It’s almost Relay for Life time! It’s almost garden time – in fact, several folks already have things planted. And this is only the tip of the iceberg. Oh, let’s not even think about this past winter now with the […]

Mark’s Musings – April 29, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 29, 2015

Thank you. It is with gratefulness and appreciation with a dose of humility thrown in that all of us here at The Coshocton County Beacon thank you for supporting us for seven years. Our mission remains to publish a weekly community newspaper that focuses on the positive aspects of Coshocton County. “Positively Coshocton County” is […]

Mark’s Musings – April 22, 2015

Mark’s Musings – April 22, 2015

It was one of those special, activity filled weekends in Coshocton County. You may have attended the Casee Allen concert at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, the annual Chamber of Commerce dinner with Barb Emmons humbly accepting the 2015 Coshoctonian Award along with several others receiving well deserved awards, were involved with the beagle hunt, maybe […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 20, 2015

On May 19 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and two complaint(s). Complaints –  SCOTT F MCCOY OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF OFFICIAL BUSINESS AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. – KIMBERLY S MURRAY OF COSHOCTON REPORTED AN ASSAULT. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 19, 2015

On May 18 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and six complaint(s). Complaints SUSAN CLARK OF COSHOCTON REPORTED VANDALSIM TO A BUILDING ILLEGAL DUMPSITE FOUND ON LAFAYETTE TWP RD 157 ILLEGAL DUMPSITE FOUND ON FRANKLIN TWP RD 277 ILLEGAL DUMPSITE FOUND ON COUNTY RD 271 IN FRANKLIN TWP SKIPS REFUSE REPORTED ILLEGAL DUMPING AT THEIR […]

Legal Notice

Having been petitioned by Walhonding Valley Sand and Gravel, 27679 SR 206, Walhonding, Ohio for the surface application of salt brine to be applied to the haul road and lot for dust control and stock piles for ice control, a public hearing will be held in the Coshocton County Commissioners Office, 401 ½ Main Street, […]

Legal Notice

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Board of Virginia Township Trustees, Coshocton County, Ohio for the following used equipment being sold “AS IS”: 1978 Massey Ferguson 2705 Tractor with a 1993 Motrim arm mower WABCO 303 Road Grader Sealed bids are due by May 30, 2015. Bids to be […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for May 17, 2015

On May 16 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accident(s) and one complaint(s). Complaints DENNIS FENDER WAS CITED FOR DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

Obituaries

Betty J. Everhart

Betty J. Everhart, 82, of Coshocton passed away at Lafayette Pointe Nursing Home on Thursday May 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Miller Funeral Home, Coshocton is serving the family.

John E. Smith

John E. Smith

John E. Smith, 86, of Coshocton died at his home on Tuesday May 19, 2015. He was born in Louisville, OH on October 3, 1928 to the late Lorenzo M. and Annie (Robertson) Smith. John was a 1946 graduate from Marlboro High School and worked in automotive sales before retiring in 1991. He is a […]

Edward Paul Webber Jr.

Edward Paul Webber Jr.

WARSAW – Edward Paul Webber Jr. “JR”, 25, of Warsaw, passed away on Tuesday May 12, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Hospital in Wilmington, NC. He was born in Washington D.C. and had graduated from River View High School in 2007. He was a Cub Scout, Pack 416 and a Boy Scout, Troop 416 both […]

Gladys M. Levingston

COSHOCTON – Gladys M. Levingston, 87, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Signature Health Care following an extended illness. Born June 8, 1927 in Coshocton, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Donley. She was a STNA and had been employed by several local physicians as well as Coshocton Memorial Hospital […]

W.A. Foster Jr.

W.A. Foster Jr.

WARSAW- Winston A. “Sonny” Foster, Jr., 78, of US 36, died Saturday May 16, 2015 at Coshocton Co. Memorial Hospital. He was born April 26, 1937 in Coshocton County to the late Winston A. and Lucille Bess (Barrett) Foster, Sr. He was a 1955 graduate of Warsaw High School, and served in the United States […]

E-Edition

May 20, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

May 20, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 13, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

May 13, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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May 6, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

May 6, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 29, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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April 22, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

April 22, 2015 Coshocton County Beacon

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