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Kids’ Corner: Baking together is more than sweet treats

Kids’ Corner: Baking together is more than sweet treats

In today’s busy world, baking seems to be a lost art. Often, both parents are working and taking the time to bake a treat is just another chore to take care of.  However, baking with your children can provide amazing benefits. Besides having a delicious treat as the end product, baking helps children to develop […]

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Make sure you complete the 2020 Census

Make sure you complete the 2020 Census

Coshocton County is currently at 65.7 percent self-response rate for the 2020 Census. That is only 6.3 percent below the 2010 rate. Areas with the most people still needing to return their information include: Sixth Street on the west side, Locust Street and Oak Avenue on the north, the railroad tracks on the east, and […]

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WWII propaganda posters on display at museum

WWII propaganda posters on display at museum

“WWII Posters — Rallying the Home Front” will be on display at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum through Dec. 31. This special exhibit of more than 500 American propaganda posters commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. As the U.S. sent troops to the front lines, artists were recruited to encourage those at home to […]

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Sports

Youth golfers compete in West Lafayette

The First National Bank Junior Golf Tour took place July 2, at Hickory Flats Golf Course in West Lafayette. Results were: Boys 16-18 Division (blue tees): Charlie Kilpatrick (Ridgewood) – 86; Girls 16-18 Division (red tees): Lexi Zimmer (Ridgewood) – 88; Boys 13-15 Division (white tees): Gavin Gress (River View) – 78 and Colton Gress (River […]

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Youth golfers share results

Several young area golfers have been working on their game this summer. The following placed at the First National Bank Junior Golf Tour. Those who placed on June 25 were: Boys 16-18 Division (black tees) – Charlie Kilpatrick (Ridgewood) 80; Girls 13-15 Division (red tees; nine holes) – Paige Nicely (River View) 49; Boys 12 & […]

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Lingo wins big bass title

Three Rivers Bassmasters held its third club tournament for 2020 with five members and one guest competing. The tournament was held on Seneca Lake on June 28. Tournament results were: First – Bret Lingo, 4.52 lbs.; big bass – Bret Lingo, 2.79 lbs. Club meetings are held spring through fall.  The next meeting is Sunday, […]

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Opinion

Baseball is coming back with changes

Baseball is coming back with changes

As many of us continue to deal with slow or intermittent internet issues, dropped cell phone coverage and many other aspects of the ramped-up pace of working remotely, did we ever consider that COVID-19 would cause us to become more fractured and divided instead of bringing us closer together? Combine that with the riots and […]

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Are we back on track yet?

Are we back on track yet?

As more and more venues open their doors to the public, are we increasing the risk of a spike in the COVID-19 virus? We are already seeing this happening around the world and in some cases, around the nation. As I bounce around on the internet looking at the number of cases, one thing strikes […]

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It’s happening right in front of us

It’s happening right in front of us

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, positive things are happening in Coshocton County. The Three Rivers Bridge project is on tap to be finished this summer – and I think that all of us can see that the project is starting to wrap up – in a few weeks we will be able to […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Report for July 8, 2020

Sheriff’s Report for July 8, 2020 On July 7, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accidents and 3 complaints.  Accidents: Complaints:  Melvin Bussey of Coshocton, advised he was assaulted in the 1600 Block of South 2nd Street. Gloria Zimmer of Coshocton, reported a breaking and entering into a tool shed in the 300 Block of South […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for July 7, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Report for July 7, 2020 On July 6, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accidents and 5 complaints. Accidents:  A two vehicle non-injury crash was reported on Township Road 359. Mason Varns of Warsaw, was traveling south bound in the 700 block of South 2nd Street when he was struck by a vehicle being […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for July 6, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Report for July 6, 2020 On July 5, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accidents and 3 complaints.  Accidents:  An unoccupied black car was located crashed into a utility pole on County Road 271. Joseph Freetage of Canal Lewisville, was traveling east bound on US 36 in the area of Raven’s Glenn Winery, when […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Deadline for scholarship extended

Deadline for scholarship extended

Due to the coronavirus, the deadline for the Joan McNeely Working Woman Scholarship has been extended to Monday, July 13. The checks will be disbursed at the August picnic on Monday, Aug. 17. You can pick up applications at Jacobs-Vanaman Insurance,  530 Main Street. Due to precautions and safety of employees, knock on their door […]

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Writing contest announced

Writing contest announced

The Write-On Writers Guild is sponsoring its second summer writing contest. Winning entries will be read at the Seventh annual Writers Workshop set for Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Frontier Power Community Room, 770 S. Second St. in Coshocton. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be Wendy Koile, there will […]

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Coshocton Agricultural Society “Freedom Celebration” postponed

The Coshocton Agricultural Society will postpone this years Freedom Celebration until a later date. The Coshocton Agricultural Society had changed this years show to an all aerial show so that it would be seen from just about anywhere in the city and had planned to close the gates to the Fair Grounds. In talking with […]

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E-Edition

July 1, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

July 1, 2020 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 24, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

June 24, 2020 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 17, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

June 17, 2020 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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