Community News

Juneteenth Celebration planned at court square

Juneteenth Celebration planned at court square

Coshoctonians for Peace and Equality invites you to a free Juneteenth Celebration on the Coshocton Court Square on Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day, celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. There will be a food truck and live music from Rece Jhordan. African American community members […]

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Chicken dinner and tractor pull planned

Chicken dinner and tractor pull planned

The Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department chicken barbecue will be held Saturday, June 19, at Bakersville Community Park, State Route 751. Drive-thru only starting at 4 p.m. Cost is $8. Call 330-897-5293. The Stoneboat Tractor Pull also will be held at the Bud Hawk Arena. Starting time for the pull is 9 a.m. on June 19. […]

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Montgomery Foundation accepting grant applications

The Montgomery Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local non-profit entities who have a specific need or project for which they would like to be considered for grant assistance.  To be eligible the entity must have a 501 (C) (3) determination by the IRS,  be located within Coshocton County or service Coshocton County, and […]

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Sports

Coshocton names Forbes interim athletic director

Coshocton City School announced that Gary Forbes will become the new interim athletic director for the 2021-22 school year. Forbes has coached football at all levels since 1983, as well as track and field for seven years. He has also served in leadership roles with the Coshocton Football Boosters and started the football mentoring program […]

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RV planning biddy football camp and golf scramble

RV planning biddy football camp and golf scramble

River View Football Biddy Camp will be held on Tuesday through Thursday, July 6-8 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the high school practice field. Students must be going into fourth, fifth, or sixth grade. Cost is $20 (cash only) per student and is due on the first day. Parent must register the student and complete paperwork […]

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Home Loan Financial Services team leads in golf action

The Elks Golf League met for week four on June 7 at Hickory Flats Golf Course. Results were: Low Gross (34) Bob Olinger, Mason Waycaster; Low Net (30) Brent McKee; High Points (12.00) Brent Mckee, Joe Hykes; Most Bogeys (6) Mike Jameson, Steve Schlarb, Greg Porcher; Most Pars (8) Darin Desender; Most Birdies (2) Logan […]

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Opinion

It’s time to soar to new heights

It’s time to soar to new heights

The Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival takes off this weekend at the fairgrounds, returning after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering all the fun and thrills that you would expect. This event is a terrific family focused opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy early June in Coshocton County. Take advantage of it […]

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Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember

While there is some dispute, credit is widely given to Union General John A. Logan for founding the holiday that we now recognize as Memorial Day. Meant to honor the fallen soldiers of the Civil War, General Logan set May 30, 1868, as the day to decorate the graves of the Civil War soldiers who […]

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A time to wind down and a time to wind it up

A time to wind down and a time to wind it up

The long school year of 2020-2021 is coming to a close. Can we please take a moment to thank all of our teachers, administrators, coaches, maintenance crews, bus drivers, janitors, cooks, and all of those that worked and endured through the frustration of the COVID-19 pandemic. These folks go to work each day to ensure […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for June 15, 2021

On June 14th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  Donna Young of Warsaw was traveling Northbound on State Route 206, when she struck a deer. See news release. Complaints:  Gary Demoss of Coshocton was arrested for Criminal Trespassing. An illegal dumpsite was investigated off Mill Street. A Coshocton woman reported items […]

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Sheriff Office report for June 14, 2021

On June 13th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 1 Complaint.  Accidents: Deric Potts was travelling Southbound on North Ninth Street, when he struck Austin Bowers of Coshocton, at the intersection of Locust Street and North Ninth Street. Todd A. Ramsour of Coshocton was traveling East on Township road 347, when he went off […]

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Sheriff Office Report for June 13th, 2021

On June 12th, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 5 Complaints.  Accidents:  Madalyn Cutshall of Coshocton was traveling eastbound of State Route 541 when she struck a deer. Complaints:  William Roberts of Dresden reported a missing cow. Michelle Unger of Coshocton reported her medications were missing from Walgreen’s pharmacy. A female subject wanted to […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Montgomery Foundation accepting grant applications

The Montgomery Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local non-profit entities who have a specific need or project for which they would like to be considered for grant assistance.  To be eligible the entity must have a 501 (C) (3) determination by the IRS,  be located within Coshocton County or service Coshocton County, and […]

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New autism support group starting in Coshocton

A group of parents with more than 100 years of combined experience with autism have come together to start an autism support group for Coshocton County. ASK (Acceptance, Support, Knowledge) Autism will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. at Hopewell School in the picnic shelter. The playground will be open. Everyone […]

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Elks makes donation

Elks makes donation

Every year the Ohio Elks Association provides financial aid to assist local Elks Clubs with the care, treatment, training and rehabilitation for individuals with Cerebral Palsy in treatment centers throughout Ohio. Coshocton Elks Lodge 376 sets out coin banks for members to donate to this worthy cause. The state Elks association contributes the maximum amount […]

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E-Edition

June 10, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

June 10, 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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June 3, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

June 3, 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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May 27, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

May 27, 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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