Community News

Roscoe Village to have art contest

Roscoe Village to have art contest

COSHOCTON – The Roscoe Village Foundation is having a Canal Era Art Contest open only to local artists. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of our local history and showcase the beauty of our heritage as depicted in the works of our local artists. The subject matter can be representative of either […]

Local schools encourage prom safety

Local schools encourage prom safety

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Prom is always a time for juniors and seniors to come out in their finest attire, have fun with their friends, and dance the night away. Unfortunately, some students make poor choices the night of prom that affect their lives and the lives of their loved ones for the rest of their […]

Bank donates light poles to Indian Mud Run

Bank donates light poles to Indian Mud Run

COSHOCTON – Century National Bank announced last year that they will be constructing an additional branch in Coshocton that will be located on North Third Street. The bank donated the light poles that were on the property to the Indian Mud Run. Hubie Cushman, event organizer said, “Century National Bank is getting ready to start […]

Coshocton County Board of DD honors contest winners

Coshocton County Board of DD honors contest winners

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities celebrate March as DD Awareness Month with a number of activities including a coloring and essay contest. The coloring contest was for students in kindergarten through third grade and the essay contest was open to children in fourth through sixth grade. Young artists and writers from […]

Coshocton choirs to present Broadway Showcase

Coshocton choirs to present Broadway Showcase

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School, junior high, and elementary choir students will come together this Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. to premier their “Main Street to Broadway” musical extravaganza. For Broadway musical fans, this is the ultimate hit Broadway show experience as students will perform everything from the upbeat and fun music of “Little […]

Youth leadership graduates class of 2017

Youth leadership graduates class of 2017

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Youth Leadership held its 23rd graduation ceremony for the class of 2017 on April 19, in the community room of Frontier Power. It was a full house as friends and family members gathered to recognize the outstanding year of leadership demonstrated by the youth. Treated to presentations by the young philanthropists, […]

Sports

RVHS Track Team wins dual meet against Zanesville

WARSAW – The River View High School Track and Field team hosted a dual track meet against Zanesville on April 18. The girls and boys teams both won against the Blue Devils, with the girls winning 85-43 and the boys winning 82-55. Highlights for the girl’s team included: A first place finish by the 4×800 […]

Hemming named head football coach at RVHS

Hemming named head football coach at RVHS

WARSAW – Mike Hemming always dreamed of being a head football coach and couldn’t think of a better place to do it than his alma mater. The 1999 River View High School graduate was officially announced as the school’s head football coach at the April 13 school board meeting. “My dad was the head coach […]

Colton Bethel signs with Alderson Broaddus

Colton Bethel signs with Alderson Broaddus

COSHOCTON – After talking to the coach and some of his potential future teammates, Colton Bethel knew Alderson Broaddus University was the place he wanted to continue his athletic career. Bethel, a senior at Ridgewood High School, signed his letter of intent to wrestle at Alderson Broaddus on April 10. The college is located in […]

Carkin to continue football career at Ohio Wesleyan

Carkin to continue football career at Ohio Wesleyan

COSHOCTON – Jordan Carkin is excited about his future. The Coshocton High School senior signed his letter of intent on April 12 to play football at Ohio Wesleyan University. Carkin, the son of Brandi and Ben Giesey and Scott Carkin of Coshocton, earned several honors during his last two varsity seasons at CHS. He was […]

CHS graduate places at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series

CHS graduate places at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series

COSHOCTON – Tanner Ward’s dad, Tim, taught him fishing as soon as he could walk and Tim continues to be Tanner’s favorite person to go fishing with. Recently, that love of fishing helped him out-fish many two man teams and qualify to fish in the National Bassmaster College Series Tournament to be held in August […]

County high schools compete at West Holmes track meet

COSHOCTON – All three Coshocton county public high schools competed in the 2017 Knights Invitational track meet at West Holmes High School on April 8. Out of 15 women’s teams in attendance, Ridgewood finished fifth overall, River View finished sixth and Coshocton finished 13th. Out of 14 men’s teams in attendance, River View finished fourth […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – April 12, 2017

Mark’s Musings – April 12, 2017

Due to some other obligations I am putting this together on Sunday before The Masters. Obviously, by the time you read this another iconic green jacket will have been awarded. As I write this edition of Mark’s Musings, a Brit and a Spaniard are leading The Masters heading into Sunday’s round with three Americans right […]

Mark’s Musings – April 4, 2017

Mark’s Musings – April 4, 2017

            Who thought that there was any women’s basketball team that could beat UConn? Maybe ever. Everyone pretty much expected them to roll to another title this year. Apparently, no one told the ladies from Mississippi State. Despite a heroic effort from the Bulldogs in the NCAA National semi-final game […]

Mark’s Musings – March 29, 2017

Mark’s Musings – March 29, 2017

You’ve all heard about green eggs and ham right? Well, spoiler alert here. There really are green eggs! Yes, I saw one last week when a friend of the family gave us some home grown eggs. Does that even sound right? Home grown? Hen raised, nurtured and hatched is a more appropriate phrase I think. […]

Mark’s Musings – March 22, 2017

Mark’s Musings – March 22, 2017

            According to my calendar, spring is officially here. For all of us that thought winter had left us behind and spring actually arrived in February – guess again. Will we still be wearing earmuffs in June? I hope not. Are the seasons changing or is this just a happenchance? […]

Mark’s Musings – March 15, 2017

Mark’s Musings – March 15, 2017

            Seven area wrestlers earned their way to compete at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held in Columbus over the weekend. River View competed in Division II while Coshocton and Ridgewood competed in Division III. Ridgewood senior Colton Bethel capped off a spectacular wrestling career for the Generals and earned […]

Mark’s Musings – March 8, 2017

Mark’s Musings – March 8, 2017

            It sure seems like there is a lot to write about. Unfortunately, most of it is pretty heavy stuff. Hacking, wiretapping, name calling, accusations flying back and forth like the proposed flying car, last minute heroics-or not. Throw in a couple of technical fouls and that’s the only reason […]

Notices

West Lafayette Police Department report for April 21, 2017

On Apr. 20, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   Joshua L. Hickman of Warsaw, was cited for no license plate light and driving while under a financial responsibility act suspension.   Halie Keffer age 17 of Fresno, was turning onto East Russell Avenue, when she struck a vehicle driven by […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 21, 2017

On Apr. 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s)   Accidents 6:29 P.M. Derek Hoffman of West Lafayette was making a left hand turn into a field when James Carroll of Coshocton attempted to pass on the left and struck the Hoffman vehicle. James Carroll was charged with OVI, […]

West Lafayette Police Department report for April 20, 2017

On Apr. 19, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   None Reported

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 20, 2017

On Apr. 20, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported     Complaints 8:12 A.M. Jeffery Newell of Coshocton reported vandalism to his vehicle.   9:17 A.M. Joy Bailey of Coshocton reported the theft of a dog.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

West Lafayette Police Department report for April 19, 2017

On Apr. 18, 2017 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following calls:   A resident in the 300 block of East Russell Avenue reported property damage.   A resident in 400 block of 7th Street reported phone harassment.

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Apr. 19, 2017

  On Apr. 18, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 3 complaint (s)   Accidents None Reported     Complaints 9:47 A.M. Melissa Grewell of Coshocton reported misuse of her cell phone.   10:00 A.M. The Litter Officer reported an illegal dump site on County Road 3.   6:28 P.M. Darrell Lanham […]

Obituaries

Ronald Walter Young

Ronald Walter Young

  COSHOCTON – Ronald Walter Young died after a sudden illness on April 17, 2017 in Coshocton, Ohio. He was 79. Ron was born and raised in Roscoe, Ohio, moving to Tucson, Arizona in 1969. Ron returned to Coshocton a few years ago. He is survived by daughters, Ann, Ellen, Carrie and Chris and a […]

Stephen “Steve” Blaine Wiseman

Stephen “Steve” Blaine Wiseman

COSHOCTON – Stephen “Steve” Blaine Wiseman, 79, of Coshocton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born in Crooksville, Ohio to the late Emmett A. and Bernice E. (Stephenson) Wiseman. Emmett and his brothers were the owners of Wiseman Dairy. Steve was proud to have served his […]

Gary N. Williamson

Gary N. Williamson

COSHOCTON – Gary N. Williamson, 62, of Coshocton passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born in Dennison, OH on May 22, 1954 to the late Merl and Bonnie (Branch) Williamson. Gary worked as a mechanic most of his life, was a member of the Dennison Moose Lodge, loved […]

Mark A. Leppla

Mark A. Leppla

LAKE BUCKHORN – Mark Allen Leppla, 35, passed to the next life on April 15, 2017, surrounded by those that loved him. His smile and demeanor touched all that knew him. He chose Lake Buckhorn for his final place to rest in peace. His friends were many. He was our gentle giant with a giant […]

William ‘Bill’ Grubbs

COSHOCTON – William “Bill” Grubbs, 70, of Coshocton passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at home surrounded by his family after a brief illness. He was born in Coshocton on April 21, 1946 to the late Fremont “Pete” and Mary (Bachman) Grubbs. Bill attended Sacred Heart School and was formerly employed by Pretty Products and […]

Kenneth A. Wilson

Kenneth A. Wilson

COSHOCTON – Kenneth A. “Kenny” Wilson, 73, died Monday, April 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born Dec. 28, 1943 in Webster Sprigs, WV to the late Okey and Devear (Carpenter) Wilson.  He served in the National Guard, and worked as a diesel mechanic his entire life, until his retirement.  He enjoyed tinkering with […]

E-Edition

April 19, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 19, 2017 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!

April 12, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 12, 2017 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!

April 5, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

April 5, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 29, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

March 29, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

March 22, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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March 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

March 15, 2017 Coshocton County Beacon

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Earth Day celebration to be held April 22

Earth Day celebration to be held April 22

| April 20, 2017

COSHOCTON – Forty seven years ago, Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin, began a movement to encourage everyone to think about the damage that was being done to the Earth by the careless consumption of natural resources and the constant pollution of the environment. On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million Americans demonstrated for […]

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The Big Coshocton Cleanup coming up

The Big Coshocton Cleanup coming up

| April 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – The United Way of Coshocton County, in cooperation with the City of Coshocton and the Coshocton County Recycling & Litter Prevention Office, will host the 13th annual Big Coshocton Cleanup on Saturday, April 22. Individuals, families, civic and church groups are all invited to participate. Many hands make light work in getting Coshocton […]

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Help Coshocton is Blooming spruce up the community, impress judges

Help Coshocton is Blooming spruce up the community, impress judges

| April 19, 2017

COSHOCTON – Judges from America in Bloom are coming back to Coshocton this summer and there are several ways you can help members of Coshocton is Blooming impress them. The first is to plant flowers around your home that go with the group’s theme, Confetti Candy. “Whatever colors you would see in a candy bowl […]

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Legal Notice

| April 18, 2017

The Coshocton City Council will hold a hearing on Monday May 22, 2017 at 6:45 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall. The hearing is for an ordinance council will consider that night to change the zoning of 1502 Chestnut Street from R-2 Two Family Residence District to a B-1 Neighborhood Business District as recommended […]

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Sheriff’s Sale

| April 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Sale State of Ohio, Coshocton County Case # 2016 CI 0232 SRMOF II 2012-1 TRUST vs BRANDI L. MATSON, et al. In pursuance of an ORDER OF SALE in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the Coshocton County Court House in Coshocton, Ohio, in the above named […]

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