Community News

Coshocton joins Ohio Main Street Program

Coshocton joins Ohio Main Street Program

Heritage Ohio, Inc. announced Coshocton has been selected as the newest community to join the Ohio Main Street Program. Coshocton has been participating in Heritage Ohio’s Downtown Affiliate Program since 2011, building the capacity needed to be successful in revitalizing downtown. Heritage Ohio hosted a member selection committee over zoom on May 27. During the […]

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Library hosting Tails and Tales for children and teens

Library hosting Tails and Tales for children and teens

The Coshocton Public Library’s summer reading program is in full swing, and families are taking advantage of the fun, excitement and learning that each animal antic session is providing. Cyndi Shutt, youth services coordinator for the library, said all of the animal Antics sessions are booked, but she wants to encourage people to call if […]

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Dinner Under the Stars is back at JHM

Dinner Under the Stars is back at JHM

Make your plans now for Dinner Under the Stars, a special dinner event on Saturday, Aug. 7. Take part in the annual outdoor party on Whitewoman Street in front of the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, beginning at 6:15 p.m. Serving as the museum’s 90th birthday party, extravagance and exaggeration are encouraged. Creativity is the staple for this […]

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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 7, 2021

On June 6th, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 7 Complaints.  Accidents: Gregory Rine of Coshocton was backing from a driveway in the 400 block of Locust Street, when he struck a vehicle, traveling East on Locust Street, driven by Lisa Tatro of Coshocton. Complaints: Dustin Wiggins of Coshocton reported larceny in the 700 […]

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Sheriff Office Report for June 5, 2021

On June 4th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 9 Complaints.  Accidents:  Cornelius Lewis of Coshocton struck a raccoon on County Road 23, disabling his vehicle. Roel Verlot of New Jersey was traveling Eastbound on US Route 36, when he struck a deer. Complaints:  Traffic stop. Shane Hines of Coshocton reported his 1990 White […]

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Sheriff Office Report for June 4, 2021

On June 3rd, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 5 Complaints.  Accident:  Sindy Hardesty of Coshocton was traveling Eastbound on Orange Street, when she failed to yield and struck a vehicle driven by Robert Chilcote of Coshocton. Complaints:  An employee of Coshocton Furniture reported a suspicious person. An unknown male stole cordless power tool […]

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Clubs & Organizations

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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Leadership Coshocton County applications now accepted

Leadership Coshocton County applications now accepted

Celebrating 30 years of providing outstanding leadership, networking and project management skills, Leadership Coshocton County is currently accepting applications. The class of 2022 will utilize the “Positive Leadership” curriculum, designed for and by civic leadership programs. This curriculum will bring an added focus of leadership through developing capacities and social force. This nine-month program meets […]

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West Lafayette clubs join forces for flag program

West Lafayette clubs join forces for flag program

The West Lafayette Rotary Club and the West Lafayette Lions Club  announce the second year of the Lease an American Flag project. A 3’x5’ flag on a 10’ staff will be placed in a plastic anchor pipe buried in a resident’s front yard. The anchor will be flush with the ground with a cap on […]

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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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