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OSU Extension offering in-person and virtual classes

Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season’s bounty by preserving fruits and vegetables at home. Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences educators teach home canning, freezing, and other methods of research-based food preservation. Join Emily Marrison for hands-on classes this summer. The Making Pickles class will […]

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Leadership graduates class of 2022

Leadership graduates class of 2022

Leadership Coshocton County held its 31st graduation ceremony for the class of 2022 on May 12, at the M Event Centre, located on the grounds of Coshocton KOA. Family, friends and employers gathered on a warm spring evening to celebrate a year of success. Treated to presentations by members of the class, audience members learned […]

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Teen dies in Oxford Township accident

On May 15, 2022 at 3:14 p.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to an injury accident on Oxford Twp Rd 256. Upon arrival of emergency personnel it was found that 18-year-old Timothy Crosby of Warsaw was traveling westbound on Twp Rd 256 in his 1999 Toyota when he lost […]

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Sports

Ridgewood’s Maleski to continue basketball career

Ridgewood’s Maleski to continue basketball career

Ridgewood High School senior Braden Maleski signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles. He was a two-year letterman in basketball for Ridgewood. He earned East District Special Mention honors his senior year and District 5 Honorable Mention as a junior. He was also the leading three-point shooter during his […]

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Local Special Olympics bowler chosen for Team Ohio

Local Special Olympics bowler chosen for Team Ohio

Jacob LaVigne has been participating in Special Olympics for eight or nine years. He plays basketball, softball, golfs and bowls. This year, he was chosen as part of a four-person team to represent Ohio in the USA Games to be held in Orlando, Florida in June. Toby Collins, director of Special Olympics, said that she […]

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CHS hires new boys basketball coach

CHS hires new boys basketball coach

James Herman was approved as the next head boys basketball coach at Coshocton High School during a special board of education meeting on May 4. Herman is a 1992 graduate of Indian Valley High School and a 1999 graduate of South Wesleyan University where he played basketball and baseball. Herman has more than 230 wins […]

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Opinion

The almost absolute best time of the year is here

The almost absolute best time of the year is here

That’s my opinion of course. For obvious reasons, many folks enjoy fall – and I am sure there are a few fans of winter while many are fans of the glorious summertime. My personal favorite time of the year is fall – with the county fair, the crisp air, apples, pumpkins, harvest time and the […]

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It’s a crazy, crazy, crazy world

It’s a crazy, crazy, crazy world

To say that the world situation is deteriorating rapidly would be an understatement of the largest magnitude. What started out as a seemingly innocuous movement of Russian troops to the Ukrainian border for “military exercises” has proven to be – as most people with half a brain knew would happen – a large-scale invasion of […]

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Springtime is in the air

Springtime is in the air

We all know it’s coming. About the time we flip the calendar page to March to escape the cold of winter, we start to anticipate the warmth of spring, the green grass, flowers blooming, birds chirping and all things, well, spring. While the date on the calendar says March 20 (that’s what my calendar says!) […]

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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

Leadership graduates class of 2022

Leadership graduates class of 2022

Leadership Coshocton County held its 31st graduation ceremony for the class of 2022 on May 12, at the M Event Centre, located on the grounds of Coshocton KOA. Family, friends and employers gathered on a warm spring evening to celebrate a year of success. Treated to presentations by members of the class, audience members learned […]

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Kiwanis trustees approve funding for various projects

Kiwanis trustees approve funding for various projects

The Kiwanis trustees recently met to review applications for funding from funds managed by the Coshocton Foundation. The committee approved quarterly requests in excess of $7,000. Included in the approvals were $1,000 to the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) for the Camp Invention Program. NIHF curricula focus on developing creativity, inventive thinking, and problem-solving […]

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Meet Jay Williams – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Meet Jay Williams – Leadership Coshocton County Class of 2022

Jay Williams moved with his family to Coshocton from nearby Licking County when he was six. Always driven, Williams graduated from Coshocton High School in 1984, as a “three-year grad.” Seventeen years old and with no direction, Williams took the ASVAB (military entrance exam). With a high score, recruiters took an interest in him immediately, […]

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E-Edition

May 19, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

May 19, 2022 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 12, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

May 12, 2022 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 5, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

May 5, 2022 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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