Community News

Muskingum Valley Business Advisory Council earns award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the Muskingum Valley Business Advisory Council (MVBAC) has been designated as an Ohio 2021 Three-Star Business Advisory Council. The MVBAC, coordinated by the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center, was one of the 10 Business Advisory Councils (BACs) in Ohio to be […]

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Householder introduces bill to bring accountability to county health boards

State Representative Larry Householder (R-Glenford) introduced legislation that would hold county boards of health accountable by allowing a board of county commissioners to terminate or modify any countywide order issued by a county board of health. Under this proposed legislation, the termination or modification to an issue would be permissible through a simple resolution created […]

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Write-On Writers re-schedule book fair

Write-On Writers re-schedule book fair

Cristie Merce is chair of the planned Coshocton County Book Fair for the Write- On Writers Guild. “Back in June of 2020 when we decided to hold a Book Fair, who would have thought that we couldn’t hold it on April 10, 2021, the Saturday after Easter?” she said. Because of several considerations, all related […]

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Sports

RVHS relay team makes Black Bear history

RVHS relay team makes Black Bear history

The River View Black Bears boys’ 200 Free Relay team of Reas Pepper, Brayden Karr, Zachariah Phillips, and JT Roberts competed in the 2020-21 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Swimming Championship Meet on Feb. 25 at the C.T. Branin Natatorium. They swam a new school record yard time of 1:31.82 (Pepper 22.85, Karr 23.51, […]

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Black Bear bowlers wrap up season

On Feb. 26 the Black Bears traveled to Zanesville to compete for a spot in the Division I Boys State Bowling Championship. In a valiant effort the Black Bears came away seventh overall with a lot of tough competition. Finishing fifth overall and leading the Black Bears was Austin LeBeau with a 577 series. Finishing […]

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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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Opinion

We’re coming down to the line and headed to spring

And I don’t mean a line in the sand. New COVID-19 cases are declining across the nation and as more and more people are vaccinated, we should see a continued decline in cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Cases continue to decline following a peak in early January but are still too high. And now with the […]

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Laughter really is the best medicine – and we need a good dose

Laughter really is the best medicine – and we need a good dose

Have you had a good laugh lately? With the seriousness of the past year and ongoing crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic, political turmoil, lack of real face to face social contact and so much more it would seem that the world is ripe for something to pop up on the stage and clamor for some […]

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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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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for March 5, 2021

On March 4th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 5 Complaints.   Accidents:   Complaints:  An illegal dump site was located along Township Road 373. James Bresciani of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud. Marti Shroyer of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud. Raymond Rich of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud. Jeri Dawson of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud.

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Sheriff’s Office Report for March 4, 2021

On March 3rd, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  William Morris of Coshocton was struck by the cab of another vehicle that left the scene on State Route 93. Peighton Gore of Coshocton, wrecked on County Road 97. Mary Bradley of Coshocton reported someone struck her vehicle. Blaze Williams of Coshocton […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for March 3, 2021

On March 2nd, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 8 Complaints.    Accidents:   Complaints: William Hood of Coshocton reported his truck broken into and items stolen overnight Jessica Daugherty of Walhonding reported the theft of a firearm. Randy Medley of Coshocton reported a missing license plate. Crystal Stellar of Columbus was arrested for […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Muskingum Valley Council names new scout executive

Muskingum Valley Council names new scout executive

Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, has named Anne Herriage of Pleasant Hill, California, as its new scout executive. She will be the council’s first woman director in its 100-plus year history. Herriage has more than 25 years’ experience with the BSA. She is currently employed as senior director of development for the Golden […]

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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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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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E-Edition

March 4, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

March 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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February 25, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

February 25, 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 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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