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Ridgewood students plan holiday presentations

Ridgewood students plan holiday presentations

Ridgewood High School Performing Arts will present an evening of holiday entertainment on Thursday, Dec. 15th at 7 p.m. and during the school day in the afternoon for the senior citizens luncheon at Ridgewood High School. The drama class will present two family-friendly Christmas plays together titled “Last Stop Til Christmas” and “The Ghost of Christmas Presents.” “Last Stop Til […]

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Charges made in child pornography case

Charges made in child pornography case

On Dec. 4, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) began an investigation into child pornography. On Dec. 6, detectives took custody of 55-year-old Michael A. Jacob of Coshocton. On Dec. 7, he was formally charged with pandering, a fourth degree felony. More charges are anticipated after the review from the Coshocton County […]

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COTC, OSU Newark name director of marketing and public relations

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark announce the appointment of Sanath Kumar, PhD, as the institutions’ director of marketing and public relations. The position is shared by the two institutions and reports directly to the COTC president and the Ohio State Newark dean and director. Kumar will assume his […]

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Sports

Coshocton’s West signs with Slippery Rock

Coshocton’s West signs with Slippery Rock

Jalynn West, daughter of Jennifer and Eric Bickle and Rich West of Coshocton signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Division II Slippery Rock University. Slippery Rock is part of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Jalynn is a four year letter winner at Coshocton High School. She was named First Team MVL […]

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RVHS cross country boys honored

The following River View High School cross country athletes received Eastern District Honors. Academic All-Eastern District awards were given to Drew Tumblin and Aidan Stevens-Woolery. Tumblin also earned an Eastern District All-Star Team award.

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MVL volleyball players honored

MVL high school volleyball players recently received their league awards. Defensive player of the year for the big school division went to River View High School senior Cayla Shrimplin. Player of the year was her classmate Kayla Dulgar. All MVL First Team awards went to River View seniors Dulgar and Shrimplin. A special mention award […]

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Opinion

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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It’s another crummy Christmas commercial

It’s another crummy Christmas commercial

It’s like going from one form of punishment to another – while still enduring the first punishment. I thought we typically had a few days of respite between the political “vote for me” commercials and the onslaught of Christmas television commercials that started this past weekend. Are these starting a bit early this year? Or […]

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Could they, will they, might they, should they?

Could they, will they, might they, should they?

I’m referring to the newest miracle on the shores of Lake Erie. Certainly not the Browns. The Cleveland Guardians are the darlings of the diamond – having surprised everyone but themselves and their coaches. And probably a few fans too. As I write this (Monday morning, Oct. 17) the Guardians are headed to the Bronx […]

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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

Meet Erin Gotwals from LCC Class of 2023

Meet Erin Gotwals from LCC Class of 2023

Erin Gotwals grew up near Philadelphia in southeastern Pennsylvania. A graduate of Souderton High School, she was involved in orchestra, soccer, tennis, theater, National Honor Society, and the school’s environmental organization. She also taught Spanish in an after-school Foreign Language Experience program, which gave elementary students an early appreciation for world languages. Gotwals had a […]

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United Way adds board members

United Way adds board members

The United Way of Coshocton added Tisha Babcock and Kayla Cowden to its board of directors beginning December 2022. Babcock will be the facility administrator for the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center. She has been employed by Genesis for 25 years and is an RN with a master’s in nursing. She received the Clinical Nurse Leadership […]

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Grant application deadline announced

Grant application deadline announced

Deadline for unrestricted grant applications for the first meeting of the Coshocton Foundation’s Distribution Committee for Fiscal Year 2023 is Thursday, Dec. 29. In addition to schools, churches and government agencies, community organizations with a current 501(c)(3) non-profit designation may submit grant applications for consideration by the committee, which will meet in early January. Information […]

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E-Edition

December 1, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

December 1, 2022 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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November 24, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

November 24, 2022 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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November 17, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

November 17, 2022 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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