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Orange and black attack

Orange and black attack

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School wrapped up spirit week with an orange and black day on Friday. “I love spirit week because I get to wear my crazy, different outfits and no one judges me,” said Kristin Milligan, who is a junior at RHS. “It also gets us pumped for our game against Newcomerstown.”

CHS gets fired up for RVHS game

CHS gets fired up for RVHS game

COSHOCTON – Keith Eubanks helped the cheerleaders get Coshocton High School students fired up during an Oct. 31 pep rally. Coshocton was preparing for its rivalry week game against River View.

RV to host POPS concert

RV to host POPS concert

The River View Music Department will present the 2014 POPS Concert “Vintage Broadway” on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Show tickets are $3 per person.

Autumn Health Care hosts trick or treat

Autumn Health Care hosts trick or treat

COSHOCTON – The halls of Autumn Health Care were filled with all sorts of costumed characters on Oct. 30 when the nursing home hosted a trick or treat event. Pictured is Briar Clark who helped her Great-grandmother Jean Dayton pass out candy.

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

COSHOCTON – This young calico is in need of her forever home. She is very affectionate and has a very nice motor. She is available for adoption for $30. Come see her at the animal shelter at 21755 TR 164 or call 622-9741.

Sports

Cross country runners make school history

Cross country runners make school history

  WARSAW – Steven Scheetz summed up how it feels to be part of River View High School cross country history with one word – “awesome.” “The fact that we are the only team to do this in the past 29 years says a lot about us,” he said. Scheetz is one of seven members […]

Coshocton receives OHSAA honor

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI) Committee announced that 30 member schools were selected to receive school sportsmanship awards from the 2013-14 academic year. The 30 schools met the ‘Respect the Game Challenge,’ while 10 of those schools, including Coshocton High School, earned the Harold A. Meyer Award. The […]

CHS and RHS stay strong in OHSAA weekly football ratings

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday, Oct. 28. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report this Sunday, Nov. 2. The top 20 schools in both Division I regions are shown […]

RVHS boys’ cross country team headed to state

RVHS boys’ cross country team headed to state

WARSAW – On Oct. 25, the boys’ team also competed in the regional cross country meet at Pickerington North High School. River View, who placed fifth, last year at the regional meet, was itching for another shot to redeem itself and make it to state. The Black Bears did just that in placing third behind […]

CHS and RHS still set for playoffs according to OHSAA weekly football computer ratings

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday, Oct. 21. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Sunday, Nov. 2. The top 20 schools in both Division I regions are shown […]

Opinion

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 29, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 29, 2014

The debate about year round school began Monday in the Ohio Legislature, beginning with the senate. Many schools around the nation already have what is called a “year round school calendar.” You can do a google search and find many school districts following a year round calendar already. And while on the surface this may […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 22, 2014

Fall fun. You have to admit that when our county has events – there are plenty of things to do. This past weekend featured the always fun Apple Butter Stirrin’ in Roscoe Village with plenty of folks buying a jar of apple butter, candy, loaf of freshly baked bread or other sweet treats and goodies. […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 15, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 15, 2014

Nice Browns win! But apparently it came at a cost with some injuries. I’m not sure what the Browns record is versus the Steelers over the past five years – but I think it favors the Steelers. Maybe. Were we told that the Ebola virus was “not a threat to the U.S.?” not that long […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 8, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 8, 2014

The 163rd Coshocton County Fair is in the books with a grand time had by all. The weather – except for one day – was nearly ideal – albeit a bit warm for some of the livestock and fairgoers alike. But cool evenings allowed for grandstand events to be enjoyed without the winter jacket, gloves […]

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 01, 2014

Mark’s Musings – Oct. 01, 2014

The question of the day seems to be . . . “what is your favorite fair food?” Or it could be . . . “Are we at war with ISIS?” Choose your question and response carefully. There is no easy way around either. And hopefully you’re not offended by the combination of two rather – […]

Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 31, 2014

On October 30 the Sheriff’s Office investigated two accidents and four complaints. Accidents – John Dobson of Coshocton rear ended Douglas Boals of Warsaw on Us 36. – Bree Wiggins of Coshocton rear ended Timothy Davis of Coshocton at the intersection of 2nd and Walnut. Complaints – An illegal dump site was discovered on TR […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 30, 2014

On October 29 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and five complaints. Complaints – Gary Shryock of Coshocton reported vandalism to his property. – Jennifer Brown of Howard reported that her credit card was being used without her permission. – Brian Lillbridge of Warsaw reported that a vacant residence that he is working on was […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 29, 2014

On October 28 the Sheriff’s Office investigated one accident and one complaint. Accidents – PAUL A ABSTEN-EVANS OF DRESDEN WAS TRAVELING WEST ON SR 541 WHEN HE STRUCKTHE REAR OF THE VEHICLE OF PAULA K FRY OF CONESVILLE WHO WAS ATTEMPTING TO TURN ONTO NORTH WHITEWOMAN ST. Complaints – AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE WAS DISCOVERED […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 28, 2014

On October 27 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and two complaints. Complaints – A COSHOCTON BUSINESS REPORTED A LITTER OFFENSE. – CAMERAN D CROSSLEY OF COSHOCTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH FLEE AND ELUDE, MISCONDUCT AT AN EMERGENCY, OVI, AND OVI HIGH BREATH. CROSSLEY WAS ALSO CITED FOR SPEED, SEAT BELT REQUIRED, FAILURE TO […]

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Oct. 27, 2014

On October 26 the Sheriff’s Office investigated zero accidents and one complaint. Complaints – WILLIAM H PEDDICORD JR OF NEWCOMERSTOWN WAS CITED FOR DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION. Source: www.coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

Obituaries

Carrie Iwanicki

Carrie Iwanicki

Carrie Iwanicki, 52, of Coshocton passed away Tuesday October 28, 2014. Carrie was born in Rushville, IN on Aug. 13, 1962 to Elvin and Janice (Lowe) Pitcher. Carrie served in the United States Army and worked numerous jobs for the state. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coshocton. Along with her […]

Neville N. Wright

Neville N. Wright

COSHOCTON- Neville Neal Wright, 74, died Friday, October 24, 2014, after a tragic accident. He was born at the Wright homestead in Conesville on September 11, 1940, to the late Cecil & Thelma (Bible) Wright. He served in the US Army. He worked for Baird Concrete upon returning from the service. He retired from Smurfit […]

Anna R. Wilson

Anna R. Wilson, 77, of Frazeysburg passed away on Friday October 24, 2014 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. The Miller Funeral Home, Coshocton is serving the family.

Kenneth Edwin Bercot

Kenneth Edwin Bercot

Kenneth Edwin Bercot, 88, of Coshocton, Ohio went to be with his Lord on Sunday October 26, 2014 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. Kenneth was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 2, 1925 to the late Ralph and Hattie May (Voltz) Bercot. He served in the US Army Horse Calvary during WWII, […]

Barbara L. Winter

Barbara L. Winter

Barbara L. Winter, 84, of Coshocton passed away at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital on Monday October 20, 2014 after a brief illness. Barbara was born in Massillon, Ohio on September 20, 1930 to the late Marion and Louise (Schucht) Singhaus. She graduated from Massillon High School and worked as a beautician in her home throughout […]

E-Edition

October 29, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 29, 2014 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!

October 22, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 22, 2014 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!

October 15, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 15, 2014 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!

October 08, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 08, 2014 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!

October 01, 2014 Coshocton County Beacon

October 01, 2014 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!