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Ridgewood Elementary receives 21st Century Grant

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Local School Board met in regular session on Friday, Aug. 23 at the administration building. In public participation, Oren Griffith of West Lafayette, thanked the board for their co-operation in making the 72nd West Lafayette Homecoming and fireworks a success. The event is held on school grounds. Mike Masloski gave […]

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Motorcycle accident reported

Motorcycle accident reported

COSHOCTON – On Aug. 19, at 6:50 p.m., dispatch received several 911 calls of a motorcycle accident in the 3100 block of State Route 541. Upon arrival of deputies, it was determined that 49-year-old Michael R. Harrison of West Lafayette, who was wearing his helmet, was traveling west on SR. 541 when he rounded a […]

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With hot, stormy days in the forecast, Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors

With hot, stormy days in the forecast, Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors

COLUMBUS – Forecasters are predicting high temperatures and the possibility of dangerous storms over much of Ohio for the first half of this week. The Ohio Department of Aging reminds residents that older adults often have a harder time adjusting to weather extremes than others and encourages all Ohioans to check on older loved ones […]

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Sports

Brink adds national titles to his wrestling resume

Brink adds national titles to his wrestling resume

COSHOCTON – Lucian Brink is always looking to better himself and he did just that this summer by adding national titles to his wrestling resume. His first big event this summer was the Fargo National Freestyle Tournament. He attended a weeklong camp at Ohio Northern University before heading to Fargo, N.D. for three to four […]

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River View places third in tournaments

River View places third in tournaments

WARSAW – River View girls’ golf team placed third overall with a team score of 370 in the Vista View Golf Course 18 Hole Tournament. Individual results were: Marie Stufflebean – 87 (eighth individual); Emma Anderson – 89; Madalyn Cutshall – 90; Paige Nicely – 104; and Lindsey Ashcraft – 134. The Lady Bears also […]

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Lady Generals compete in local tournaments

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood girls’ golf team competed in the Lady Dawg Invitational on Aug. 12, at Vista Golf Course in Nashport. Ridgewood’s scores were: Team – 422; Lexi Zimmer – 85 (fifth place); Sydney Matis – 101; and Ally Dotson – 112. The Lady Generals placed eighth out of 11 teams. On Aug. […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – August 21, 2019

Mark’s Musings – August 21, 2019

School is in session as the saying goes. But it really is! Following a summer of rain, heat, humidity, more rain, some beautiful days, and more rain, the youngsters are back in the classroom. Let’s be careful out there and take an extra minute to pay attention. Is it just me or do we typically […]

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Mark’s Musings – August 14, 2019

Mark’s Musings – August 14, 2019

Once again Coshocton County has proven that it is not the size of the community but the size of the commitment of that community. The annual United Way “Taste of Coshocton” event held last Thursday is another example of how our community pulls together – or was that pulled pork – ha, ha – heard […]

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Mark’s Musings – August 7, 2019

Mark’s Musings – August 7, 2019

It is difficult to write about the joys and wonderful events that we can experience here in Coshocton County with tragedies happening across the nation, specifically this past weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The simple answer is to say that hate is a human behavior that has yet to be solved. But […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 23, 2019

On August 22, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 (s) and 2 complaint(s). Accidents: 12:20 P.M.  Dianne Turner was stopped at the traffic light on US 36 when Juanita Welch stuck the rear end of her vehicle.   12:56 P.M.  A Coshocton male reported a vehicle hit his parked vehicle and left the scene in the […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 22, 2019

On August 21, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: 10:09 A.M.  Megan Magee was backing out of a parking spot when she struck Kris Moorehead who was parked.   Complaints: 1:46 A.M.  Wal-Mart Supercenter reported a suspicious vehicle in their parking lot.   9:29 A.M.  An illegal dump was discovered along […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for August 21, 2019

On August 20, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 5 complaint(s). Accidents: 10:03 A.M.  Miranda Domer was backing out of a parking space when she struck the vehicle of Robert Domer. Complaints: 7:49 A.M.  A Coshocton female reported her house being broken into on Adams Street.   12:44 P.M.  A Coshocton male reported his […]

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Obituaries

Elijah S. Bradford

Elijah S. Bradford

COSHOCTON- Elijah Scott Bradford, 6 months old, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 2019 in Zanesville, OH. He was a ray of sunshine who had a beautiful smile and a sparkle in his eye. In his short time with us he loved to play outside, especially […]

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Lawrence “Jake” Klink

Lawrence “Jake” Klink

Lawrence “Jake” Klink, 65, died surrounded by his family on Wednesday August 21, 2019. He was born in Mansfield on February 2, 1954. He was the son of Harvey V. and Sylvia (Frazee) Klink-Hardesty, who preceded him in death along with his grandparents, Lawrence J. and Ida Klink, and John and Mary Frazee. He married […]

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Sarah Beth Bardall

Sarah Beth Bardall

FRESNO – Sarah Beth Bardall, July 13, 1992 – August 19, 2019, of Fresno is the daughter of Tricia (Mast) and Scott Bardall. Sarah passed away at her home after a long battle with an eating disorder and mental illness. She leaves behind her parents, her sister Laura (Brad) Piehl, and her brother Tyler. In […]

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E-Edition

August 21, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

August 21, 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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2019-2020 River View Local School District Calendar of Events & Annual Report

2019-2020 River View Local School District Calendar of Events & Annual Report

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2019-2020 Coshocton City School Calendar

2019-2020 Coshocton City School Calendar

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Other Recent Posts

West Lafayette Police Department Report for August 21, 2019

| August 21, 2019

On August 20, the police department investigated the following calls.   Officer received a report of a domestic dispute in the 300 block of East Main Street.

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Legal Notice

| August 20, 2019

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AFFIDAVIT OF FORFEITURE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES OHIO REV. CODE 5301.332 TO: Independent Oil Investors, whose last known address was: PO Box 468 Lakeside, Michigan 49116 and W.E. Shrider & Co., whose last known address was: 67 N. 2nd St. Newark, Ohio 43055 1. The undersigned, James P. Mitchell […]

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Legal Notice

| August 20, 2019

Bedford Township Board of Trustees is accepting sealed bids for road repair. For more information please contact Tony Jaqua at (740) 607-5511. Bids can be mailed to Jaime Hunt 23492 CR 17 Coshocton, Ohio 43812. All bids must be received by September 6, 2019. CCB: Aug 21, 2019

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