Community News

Pumpkin Fun Run organized

Pumpkin Fun Run organized

West Lafayette Homecoming Royalty is organizing a Pumpkin Fun Run. The 5K walk/run will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at Burt Park in West Lafayette. If you pre-register by Thursday, Oct. 12 the cost is $25. Race day registration is $30. All participants may wear tiaras, tutus, or costumes. No scary costumes. […]

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McWane receives Ohio EPA award

Ohio EPA Director Anne M. Vogel is celebrating 48 businesses and organizations that are going above and beyond to protect Ohio’s environment and continue to show their commitment to environmental stewardship. “Ohio is the heart of sustainability, and we’re committed to recognizing those at the forefront of innovation and stewardship,” said Ohio EPA Director Anne […]

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Coshocton Foundation awards grants

Coshocton Foundation awards grants

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its third and final meeting of fiscal year 2023 recently and reviewed 18 grant applications totaling $637,430.17. The committee awarded six grants totaling $49,900 to various community organizations. Six applications were referred back to the requestors for more information. The grants awarded include: $20,000 to the Roscoe Village […]

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Sports

Wright records 6 kills

Ridgewood volleyball lost on the road to Tusky Valley by scores of 24-26, 12-25, and 16-25. Skylar Wright had six kills, 14 digs, and two blocks. Anyssa Cutlip had five blocks, four kills, three aces, and two points. Kya Masloski had eight digs, four kills, two blocks, three aces, and four points. Sidney Hains had four […]

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CHS volleyball falls to RVHS

Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, in the Wigwam, the Coshocton Redskins volleyball team faced off against county-rival River View in an epic battle across the net. In a match that went the full five sets, it was Coshocton falling to River View by the scores of 25-23, 16-25, 25-27, 25-15, and 7-15. Leading the Redskins’ offensive attack […]

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RVHS soccer records 13 goals

The River View Boys Soccer team improves to 11-1 on the season as they traveled to Sheridan to defeat the Generals 13-0. Scoring for the Bears were Hayde Walters with three goals and one assist, Parker Andrews had one goal and two assists, Camden Alberstson and Micah Hardesty each had a goal and an assist, […]

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Opinion

Around the world in just a balloon

Around the world in just a balloon

Those of us that are in a certain “age range” will recall the original 1956 movie, “Around the World in 80 Days” starring David Niven as the English inventor Phileas Fogg. The film was remade in 2004 and starred Steve Coogan as the inventor. The film was based on the Jules Verne classic 1873 novel […]

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Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

You can choose the wording but regardless of how you want to construct your sentence (I just got chills from thinking about sentence structure in high school) our community is on the move. New construction projects dot the landscape, businesses are opening, expanding, moving to new locations in both the public and private sectors. It […]

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Squeezin’ the stuffins out

That’s what it looked like to me – the Buckeyes maybe ate too much Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. Brilliant at times, lethargic when it mattered. Apparently TTUN just wanted it more. Serious fans have already crunched all the numbers and know that the Buckeyes still have an outside chance to make the four-team playoff – […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 3, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  Chris Winegar of Coshocton reported a non injury accident in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Complaints:  A female reported an assault. A White Eyes Township Trustee reported damage to a property on Township Road 172. Marcia Hardesty of Coshocton reported vandalism in the 400 block of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 2, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 10 Complaints.  Accidents:  Complaints:  Deputies responded to an overdose in the 500 block of North Oak Street in West Lafayette John Barker of Coshocton reported a stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of Adams Street Muskingum County Job and Family Services reported a sexual abuse case that took […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Oct. 29, 2021

The Sheriff Office investigated 5 Accident and 4 Complaints.  Accident:  Alia Everhart of Coshocton reported a hit skip in the 300 block of South Third Street. Elisha Shaw of Washington Court House was traveling eastbound on US Route 36 and rear ended a vehicle being operated by Fredrick Wachtel of Coshocton Ceicie Rhoades of Blissfield […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Coshocton Rotary elects new officers

Coshocton Rotary elects new officers

Coshocton Rotary officers for the 2023-24 year were recently installed at Lock Landing, the club’s meeting place in Roscoe Village. Installed were Cecilia Balogh, president; Jason Given, president-elect, club service projects chair; Jason Hammond, president-nominee, community service chair; Doug Marmie, secretary; Casey Brown, treasurer; Mary Ellen Given, club membership chair; Thomas Heading, past-president; Tisha Babcock, […]

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United Way reaches $300,000 goal for 2022-23 campaign

United Way of Coshocton County has reached the campaign goal of $300,000 for the 2022-23 campaign thanks to the generous donations of the community. This final surge in money was made possible thanks to the generosity of the 2022-23 corporate sponsor Genesis Healthcare System, CEO Matt Perry. Perry agreed to personally match additional donations made […]

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Health fair scheduled in West Lafayette

Health fair scheduled in West Lafayette

The Rotary Club of West Lafayette is bringing back its blood screening health fair. The fall event will be held from 7-9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the West Lafayette First Baptist Church, 688 East Main St. in West Lafayette. All of the same tests they have done in the past will be offered again […]

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E-Edition

September 21, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

September 21, 2023 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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September 14, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

September 14, 2023 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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September 7, 2023 Coshocton County Beacon

September 7, 2023 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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