Community News

West Lafayette plans parade and activities for Dec. 4

West Lafayette plans parade and activities for Dec. 4

Saturday, Dec. 4 will be a fun day in West Lafayette. The chamber of commerce Christmas parade, special events at the library and a craft/vendor show at the First Baptist Church are all that day and guaranteed to bring holiday spirit to all. Dave Rogers, co-vice president of the chamber said the parade line up […]

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AlaskOmega® fish oil used to demonstrate importance of omega-3 DHA in childhood brain development

Adding DHA-rich fish oil to ready-to-eat therapeutic foods significantly improves brain development in malnourished infants and children. These findings, recently published in the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34726694/) are the first to measure impact of balancing essential fats with added DHA omega-3 on cognitive development in severely malnourished children in Malawi, Africa. Peanut-based, vegetable-oil […]

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Candlelighting ceremonies returning to Roscoe Village

Candlelighting ceremonies returning to Roscoe Village

There are a few loose ends to tie up for the Roscoe Village annual candlelighting ceremony but everyone in the village is excited the event is back. “We had a virtual ceremony last year and not everything is finalized for this year, but we are excited to be here in person. We have had excitement from […]

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Sports

Ohio’s 2021 Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Season concluded Nov. 28

Ohio hunters checked 694 wild turkeys during the 2021 fall hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2021 fall season was open in 70 counties from Saturday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Nov. 28. The top 10 counties for wild turkeys taken during the fall 2021 hunting season […]

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Lady Bears open bowling season

On Nov. 19 the Lady Bears traveled to Tuscarawas Central Catholic to start their defense of last year’s Eastern Ohio Bowling Conference Championship. The Lady Bears slid by in a close match 2129-2103 to start the season 1-0. Leading the way was freshman Maeve Gentile with games of 171 and 163 for a 334 two […]

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Get your CHS tickets online

Coshocton High School Athletic Department is announcing a new online ticketing process. All ticket sales at the school beginning with winter sports will be online only. There will be no cash sales at the gates, however, tickets can be purchased at teh gate by scanning a QR code using a cell phone and credit card. […]

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Opinion

It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

As the first bit of snow drifted down from the sky yesterday all seemed right with the world. The Buckeyes were coming off a huge win and statement against the Boilermakers on Saturday in what seemed to be a tune-up for Michigan State and TTUN. The Browns went into Foxboro as the favorite and that […]

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The case of the long missing trillion-dollar coin – I have, err, had one!

The case of the long missing trillion-dollar coin – I have, err, had one!

You’ve certainly heard about this, right? It bubbled up in early October and was originally floated in 2011, to bypass any necessity for Congress to raise the country’s borrowing limit – that is from Wikipedia – through the minting of very high value platinum coins. Here’s the rub. I’m pretty sure, almost sure, that I […]

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Fair, fall, football, baseball and some chicken wings

Fair, fall, football, baseball and some chicken wings

By the time most of you have an opportunity to read this column, the 170th annual Coshocton County Fair will be winding down with maybe a stray Stromboli or pygmy goat rambling across the fairgrounds. A gorgeous Saturday certainly provided fairgoers with a great day to enjoy the fair, food and socializing with friends and […]

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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 Breen – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Meet Breen – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Gerard “Gerry” Breen grew up on Long Island in New York. He attended school in the Bronx and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from Fordham University. As a new graduate, he’d originally planned to work in a bank; but his first job was working for Blue Cross Blue Shield, auditing […]

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United Way adds 3 to its board roster

United Way adds 3 to its board roster

The United Way of Coshocton is adding to its board roster by bringing on three new members. Jed McCoy is the business administrator for Coshocton County JFS and has been employed there for more than 14 years. McCoy graduated from MVNU with a BBA in 2006. He earned the Employee of the Year award in […]

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Coshocton BPW names woman of the year and business of the year

At their monthly meeting in October 2021, Coshocton Local BPW members recognized and honored recipients of two awards given annually, Coshocton BPW Woman of the Year and BPW Business of the Year. The 2021 BPW Business of the Year Award was awarded to Schumaker Farms, who also provided the catered dinner for the evening’s celebration. […]

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E-Edition

November 25, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

November 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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November 18, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

November 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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November 11, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

November 11, 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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