Community News

Shooting reported on Sept. 25 in Roscoe

On Sept. 25, 2021, at approximately 10:57 a.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a male subject at Roscoe School, located at 301 North Whitewoman Street, who kicked in a door and entered the building. Deputies were dispatched to the scene and came into contact with a male suspect […]

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74-year-old dies after head-on collision

On Sept. 26, 2021 at approximately 6:56 p.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to a two-vehicle accident with injury on US 36 near Township Road 1159 in Bethlehem Township. Upon arrival on scene, it was determined that Shannon Ziegler, (30) years old, of Warsaw, was traveling West on US […]

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West Lafayette Branch library celebrates anniversary

West Lafayette Branch library celebrates anniversary

The West Lafayette Branch Library will celebrate its 85th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 10, but the occasion was marked early with a special event. Jennifer Austin director of the Coshocton Public Library which includes the West Lafayette branch thanked everyone for coming out on a cold rainy evening to the West Lafayette Branch for a […]

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Sports

Memorial to honor Ridgewood football supporter

Memorial to honor Ridgewood football supporter

The Scott Rose Memorial Fund has been established at Park National Bank. Scott was a 1986 graduate of Ridgewood High School and an avid Ridgewood Football supporter and motivator. Scott lost his courageous battle to melanoma on Aug. 22, 2021. As a way to honor and remember him a bronze football will be made with […]

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Bassmasters fish at Tappan

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its 10th club tournament for 2021 with four members and one guest competing. The tournament was held on Tappan Reservoir, Sept. 11. Tournament results are: First – Bret Lingo , 2.63 lbs.; second – John Eckelberry, .82 lbs.; and big bass – Bret Lingo     , 1.38 lbs. Three Rivers Bassmasters is […]

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Sports Wrap

Coshocton  CHS volleyball team dispatches Indian Valley The Coshocton Redskins Volleyball team fell to league power Meadowbrook by the scores of: 18-25, 25-22, 18-25, and 29-31. Leaders for Coshocton were: Lindsay Bryant with 13 kills and six digs; Hailey Helter with 12 kills; Ella Bible with 10 kills; and Jalynn West set up the ‘Skins offense with […]

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Opinion

It’s time for the fair, fun and fall festivities in Coshocton County

It’s time for the fair, fun and fall festivities in Coshocton County

There aren’t many residents of Coshocton County that have a lack of enjoying the fall season for so many reasons. Besides the enjoyment of high school football Friday nights – and the occasional Saturday game – you have all the beauty and pageantry of fall foliage coinciding with the event of the year – The […]

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We’re on a hot streak

We’re on a hot streak

Our community is on what sports fans might call “a hot streak.” Sure, the temperature spiked last week to a more normal range for August, yet this week is starting out on the cooler side. Thankfully. I’m sure we’ll get some residual spinoff from Hurricane Ida as well. The forecast is calling for cooler temperatures […]

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There’s a sweet, sweet smell in the air!

There’s a sweet, sweet smell in the air!

We’re fortunate to live here. I’m not sure if you take time to ponder your life circumstances – as in, how did I end up here? Most people probably don’t think about it too much. Most people are probably way too busy just trying to put bread on the table and get the kids to […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for September 20, 2021

On September 19th, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 5 Complaints.  Accident: Karl Parks of Plainfield was traveling Westbound on State Route 541, when he struck a deer. Complaints:  News release. Traffic stop. Traffic stop. Traffic stop. Austin L. Kyle of Newcomerstown was cited for improper passing, speed, reckless operation, and OVI after a […]

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Sheriff Office Report for September 19, 2021

On September 18th, the Sheriff Office investigated 0 Accidents and 7 Complaints.  Accidents:   Complaints:  REACT Park was reported vandalized. A robbery was reported at Chase Bank. Alan Dusenberry of Plainfield reported property damage. Elizabeth Lillibridge of Coshocton reported a telecommunication harassment offense. Traffic stop, citation issued. Adam Haumschild of Warsaw reported damage occured to […]

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Sheriff Office Report for September 18, 2021

On September 17th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 4 Complaints.  Accidents: A Non-Injury accident was reported in the 300 block of Walnut Street. News release. Complaints:  Traffic stop. Coshocton Regional Medical Center reported a disorderly female patient. Traffic stop. Douglas Gomez of Warsaw was arrested for Menacing.

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Clubs & Organizations

Progressive Valley Grange preparing for fair

The Progressive Valley Grange will meet on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. to prepare for the upcoming Coshocton County Fair. Bring your standard quart size jars of canned food, no wide mouth jars. The men will work on the grain and sheave boards. Please remember to bring your pizza orders.

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First 0.5K for United Way was a huge success

First 0.5K for United Way was a huge success

Adults, children, dogs and even a cat were waiting at the start of the “race for everyone” on Aug. 14 at the Warehouse Restaurant in Roscoe Village. The 0.5K was the kick off fundraiser for the United Way of Coshocton County. The race is taking the place of the Taste of Coshocton that is their […]

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Deadline approaching for grant applications

Deadline approaching for grant applications

The deadline for unrestricted grant applications for the final meeting of the Coshocton Foundation’s Distribution Committee for fiscal year 2021 is Friday, Aug. 27. In addition to schools, churches and government agencies, community organizations with a current 501(c)(3) non-profit designation may submit applications for consideration by the committee, which will meet in early September. Information […]

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E-Edition

September 23, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

September 23, 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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September 16, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

September 16, 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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September 9, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

September 9, 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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