Community News

Hasseman Marketing announces Better Business University

Hasseman Marketing is proud to announce the launch of Better Business University. Better Business University is the affordable online education platform designed to help entrepreneurs, leaders, and sales pros level up. For more information go to https://betterbusinessu.com/. “Entrepreneurs, leaders, and sales pros know they need to grow and level up,” said Kirby Hasseman. “The challenge […]

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Weekend accidents reported

On May 1,  at approximately 10:21 p.m. dispatch received a 911 call in reference to an ATV accident with injuries. The accident was determined to have occurred in Muskingum County. Ross Quillen of Newcomerstown was injured in the accident and taken by witnesses to 201 Commercial Ave in Plainfield where he was treated and transported […]

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Summer fun starts with the library’s Tails & Tales reading program

Summer fun starts with the library’s Tails & Tales reading program

For many children last summer was a very isolating and uninspiring time.  Although the Coshocton Public Library and West Lafayette Branch were able to open in June 2020, summer reading was very different from years past. As always, there were the same great prize opportunities (655 children and teens logged 5,055 hours of reading); but […]

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Sports

Fishing derby draws hundreds of kids

Fishing derby draws hundreds of kids

The weather was perfect for the annual fishing derby that was held at Lake Park on May 1. Registration was from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and by 10:30 a.m., an estimated 250 children were already fishing. The volunteers helping with the derby knew the number of children fishing would grow as soccer games finished. […]

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Lingo wins big bass

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its second club tournament for 2021 with seven members and two guests competing. The tournament was held on Salt Fork Lake on May 1. Tournament Results were: First – Bret Lingo, 2.88 lbs.; second – David DeLong, 2.10 lbs.; third – Tom Knepper, 1.41 lbs.; big bass – Bret Lingo, 1.79 […]

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Zoar Golf Club hosts annual spring two-man scramble

Zoar Golf Club hosted its annual spring two-man scramble on May 1. The tournament, advertised as “tough pins from the tips,” wasn’t as the team of Shayne Bishop and Kenny Koppervich fired an 11 under par 61 to win by one shot.  The win was worth $500. Ryan Stefanski and Bobby Spino tied with Tommy […]

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Opinion

Hoping and believing that we learned from COVID-19 experience

Hoping and believing that we learned from COVID-19 experience

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May showers bring? Weeds, grass to mow, a healthy start on a garden and the beauty of spring in Coshocton County. April seemed a bit lacking in rain, although I did not verify the numbers – if memory serves, the past few Mays have seemed to be […]

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Time to wind it up and give it a throw

Time to wind it up and give it a throw

It’s time to toss the month of April to the ever-increasing pile of already completed months in the year 2021. We’re already one third of the way into the year as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. We are making progress as the economy rolls along and more people get vaccinated. Try buying a […]

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It’s bustin’ out crazy all over the place

It’s bustin’ out crazy all over the place

Like dandelions and weeds in the springtime, growth is going nuts. After a year of being sequestered and “on hold” many businesses and industries are swimming in success. The supply and demand curve is out of whack with many vendors two and three months behind on orders. It was reported that the Chinese economy grew […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for May 3, 2021

On May 2nd, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 7 Complaints.  Accidents:  Susan Johnson of Warsaw struck a deer on State Route 60 and County Road 18. Steven Foster of Warsaw reported he was traveling Westbound of US 36 in the 39000 block, when striking a deer. Complaints:  Robin Helms of Coshocton reported trespassing […]

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Sheriff Office Report for May 2, 2021

On May 1st, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 3 Complaints.  Accident: Daniel Scott of Warsaw was traveling Westbound on US 36, near County Road 27, when he struck a deer. Complaints:  See news release. Officers responded to a report of a suicide. Skylar Markley of Coshocton reported a theft from his residence on […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 30, 2021

On April 29th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 4 Complaints.  Accidents: Darci Wilson of West Lafayette was making a left turn from US 36 onto County Road 1A, when she struck a vehicle operated by Tyler Weekley of Millersburg. Pablo Neal of Coshocton reported his vehicle was backed into by a vehicle operated […]

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Clubs & Organizations

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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Coshocton Rotary Club running Lease a U.S. Flag program

Coshocton Rotary Club running Lease a U.S. Flag program

The Coshocton Rotary Club will be running the Lease a U.S. Flag program once again this year. The project will kick off this Memorial Day and run for all major holidays between May and November. For the price of $25 a year, The Coshocton Rotary Club will place a flag in your front yard a […]

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E-Edition

May 6, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

May 6, 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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April 29, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 29, 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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April 22, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 22, 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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