Community News

Meet Carlye Shaw – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2021

Meet Carlye Shaw – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2021

Carlye Shaw grew up in Coshocton, where she attended Washington Elementary and Coshocton High School. Her parents have spent the majority of their lives in Coshocton as well: her mother a retired pharmacist and her father a retired educator. In high school Shaw played volleyball and softball and enjoyed Show Choir and the Art Club. Following […]

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Shrimplin reopens barber shop

Shrimplin reopens barber shop

Bruce Shrimplin, from Shrimplin’s Barber Shop, located at 543 Main St. would like to announce that he is open again for business. Shrimplin had to temporarily close his business due to some health issues. He is back part time for now, with hopes of resuming regular hours soon. Shrimplin’s Barber shop is open from 8 […]

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One vehicle accident reported in Virginia Township

On Feb. 21, 2021 the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to a possible accident with injury in the 41000 block of County Road 296 in Virginia Township. Dispatch was advised that a single vehicle was in a ditch just off the roadway. Upon arrival on scene, it was determined that […]

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Sports

RVHS swimmers advance to state

Fourteen River View High School swimmers competed in their district championship meet on Feb. 18, 2021 at Bowling Green State University. The top two in each event earned automatic state championship berths, and the top eight places were awarded medals. The Black Bears had 14 medalists overall, including the boys’ 200 free relay team which […]

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Murray becomes first at RVHS to qualify for state in bowling

Murray becomes first at RVHS to qualify for state in bowling

River View Senior Allie Murray qualified for the OHSAA State Tournament Finals. She battled her way through a tough district tournament to be the number two qualifier with a 595 series on a tough district oil pattern. Murray will bowl Friday, Feb 26, at Wayne Webb Bowl in Columbus for a shot at the state […]

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Black Bear swimmers compete at sectionals

The River View Black Bears competed in the East/Southeast Sectional Tournament swim meet along with 20 other schools on Feb. 13, 2021 at Steubenville High School. The boys’ varsity team placed second overall, and the girls placed eighth. In the boys results, the team of Reas Pepper, Brayden Karr, Zachariah Phillips, and JT Roberts won […]

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Opinion

Did someone say that spring is on the way?

Did someone say that spring is on the way?

It’s a snowy Monday, President’s Day, Feb. 15 as I write this column. And more snow is predicted throughout this week and combined with frigid temperatures it seems like a winter of old. Ah the memories! Walking to school in those four-foot snowdrifts, bundled up like a roly poly teddy bear. And the mention of […]

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The best part of the big game is always the food

The best part of the big game is always the food

That’s my opinion and I’m sticking with that like the Chiefs defense stuck with the Bucs’ receiving corp. A little too much apparently, for the referees. I thought that the referees controlled more of the outcome of the game than they should have. Let ‘em play! At least be consistent as teams navigate their way […]

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We’re ready for the big game and more than ready for spring

Spring is less than two months away – in fact, if we use the date of this issue of The Beacon, Feb. 4, as the date to count “from” – we have a mere 46 days until spring. I am confident when I say this that all of us are ready and waiting for a […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for February 19, 2021

On February 18th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents: Gage Thomas of Zanesville was Eastbound on County Road 429, when he went through the intersection of State Route 83, lost control of his vehicle and struck an embankment. Brittani Mellor of Coshocton was traveling Eastbound on US. Route 36, just west […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for February 18, 2021

On February 17th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 10 Complaints.  Accidents: Cheavis Webb of Coshocton reported someone struck his vehicle in the 200 Block of South 15th Street. Complaints:  Sarah Cledenen of Coshocton reported a domestic. Joshua Cledenen was subsequently arrested and charged with Domestic Violence. Jody Conley of Coshocton reported fraud. Child […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for February 17, 2021

On February 16th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents: Jessica Stotts of Coshocton hit a vehicle driven by Gerald Colbert of Coshocton, in the Chase Bank parking lot. Jeff Shrimplin of Conesville was driving on Franklin Avenue when he slid into a ditch. Complaints:  Coshocton Fire Department reported damage to a […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Annual Wild Turkey banquet cancelled

Annual Wild Turkey banquet cancelled

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has decided to cancel the 2021 banquet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, citing concerns for the health and safety of supporters. A spokesperson for the organization said, “We hope to be back stronger than ever for the 2022 banquet.” The banquet is typically held […]

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Junior Woman’s Club to distribute funds

The Community Service Distribution Committee of Coshocton Junior Woman’s Club will meet in March to plan for the distribution of funds raised this year. Any request  for consideration should be sent to Junior Woman’s Club, PO Box 1011. Coshocton, Ohio,  43812, c/o Susan Turner, distribution committee. Please Include an amount and the reason for the request. Have your […]

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Coshocton County Youth Leadership accepting applications

Coshocton County Youth Leadership accepting applications

Coshocton County Youth Leadership, a Leadership Coshocton County and Coshocton Foundation program, is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 program year. Coshocton County Youth Leadership develops leadership skills in participants, increasing self-confidence, and presents an opportunity to interact with community leaders and youth from area high schools. Through this experience CCYL participants gain a keen […]

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E-Edition

February 18, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

February 18, 2021 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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February 11, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

February 11, 2021 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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February 4, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

February 4, 2021 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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