Community News

Festival planned at fairgrounds

Festival planned at fairgrounds

A new event is coming to Coshocton Friday through Sunday, July 22-24. Rock Coshocton is a motor and music festival that is being sponsored by the Coshocton County Fairboard and Twisted Image Cycles. The festival will be held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. On Friday, gates will open at 2 p.m. and the motor part […]

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Car and bike show held to benefit Blue Star Mothers

Car and bike show held to benefit Blue Star Mothers

“In March of 2020, we had the COVID restrictions and people were a little stir crazy. Bernie Kenney suggested we should cruise Main Street, like the old days. He felt we could see friends and maintain social distancing. We ended up with 40 plus cars cruising Main, waving and beeping at one another. It was […]

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‘Adventures of a Comic Book Artist’ set for stage

‘Adventures of a Comic Book Artist’ set for stage

The Coshocton Footlight Players are rehearsing and preparing for their children’s play. This year, 17 children ages 8 to 17 have dedicated their summer to rehearsing and practicing in preparation for the production of “Adventures of a Comic Book Artist.” The play follows Stanley Leonardo Sappovitz who is a janitor at Wonder Comics. Stanley longs […]

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Sports

Eckelberry wins big bass

Three Rivers Bassmasters held their third club tournament for 2022 with eight members competing. The tournament was held at Wills Creek Reservoir on May 28.  Tournament results are: First – Jim Eckelberry, .98 lbs.; second – David DeLong, .93 lbs.; and big bass – Jim Eckelberry, .98 lbs. Three Rivers Bassmasters is a local bass […]

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Alumni softball game organized for River View

Alumni softball game organized for River View

River View High School students Darian Garvin, Jasmine Edgar, and Jaylinn Williamson wanted to complete a senior project revolving around softball. These seniors selected softball Coach Infante as their mentor and set the goals of painting the dugouts, finding and recording softball records on the athletic department website, and organizing the first softball alumni game. […]

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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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Opinion

We’re rolling now in Coshocton County

Positive momentum is everywhere you look in and around Coshocton County. It’s an almost frantic pace of improvements, purchases, infrastructure investment and much more. And Intel is still several years away from full reality – but the impact will be felt – and is being felt – now. The coordination and cooperation among groups, organizations, […]

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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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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

Red Cross is in need of blood drive volunteers

Red Cross is in need of blood drive volunteers

The American Red Cross needs new volunteers to assist at blood drives In Coshocton County. In just a few hours a month you can make an important impact as a blood donor ambassador volunteer. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one drive per month. Flexible schedules are available. Apply now at www.Redcross.Org/Volunteertoday. Responsibilities […]

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United Way opens Community Impact Grant process

United Way opens Community Impact Grant process

The United Way Board is opening up its Community Impact Grant Process to local non-profit programs who feel their program would fit into one of the pillars of focus, health, education or financial stability. An application can be found at www.coshoctonunitedway.org. Applications are due by Thursday, June 30 to be considered and should be emailed […]

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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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E-Edition

July 7, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

July 7, 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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June 30, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

June 30, 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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June 23, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

June 23, 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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