Coshocton County, OH

Arrest Made in Coshocton Assault Case

Mary Alice Reporting – Charges have followed an arrest made in a sexual assault case. The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Special Victims Unit began an investigation on May 16th. A male suspect was taken into custody the following day and 72-year-old Duke Young, of Coshocton...
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Upper Room Assembly starts new food pantry construction

COSHOCTON — With skyrocketing food prices and supply chain issues, one Coshocton church is looking to better serve the community.  A groundbreaking was held Monday afternoon by Upper Room Assembly and Worship Center at 803 Vine St. on a vacant lot adjacent to the church for construction of a building to serve as a food pantry and youth activity center. It should be completed in about a month, said Pastor Stan Braxton. Mayor Mark Mills and Commissioner Dane...
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Leadership Coshocton County graduates Class of 2022

Leadership Coshocton County held a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022 recently at the M Event Centre. It's the program's 31st class.  Graduates are Rebecca Armstrong, Mary Ann Anderson, Gerry Breen, Kristy Bryant, Brandy Casey, Nina Colvin, Leondra Davis, Jaime Freeman, Alicia Hunt, Darrell Lee, Megan Philabaum, Sue Renner-Miller and Jay Williams. Members gave presentations on activities of the program and what was learned through...
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Angel Valley Road Closed Tuesday

Nick McWilliams reporting – A portion of roadway from Tuscarawas to Coshocton County is closed today. The Tuscarawas County Engineer’s Office reports that Angel Valley Road will see a full closure May 17th in Bucks Township. The affected portion is between Deibel Road and the county-line divide between...

One Killed and Two Injured in Accident

An 18-year-old lost his life in an accident in Coshocton County Sunday afternoon. The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said that Timothy Crosby of Warsaw was traveling west on Township Road 256 in Oxford Township when he lost control rounding a curve. His vehicle left the roadway, went into a...

Akron Man Involved in Single Motorcycle Accident

Mary Alice Reporting – Unknown injuries followed a Sunday crash that involved a motorcycle. Coshocton County Sheriff Deputies responded to the accident call on State Route 93, in Linton Township. They determined that 42-year-old Robert Stearns, of Akron, had been traveling north on a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he...

18-year-old killed in Coshocton County crash

COSHOCTON COUNTY, Ohio — An 18-year-old man is dead following a crash in Coshocton County Sunday afternoon, according to the sheriff's office. The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said 18-year-old Timothy Crosby was traveling westbound on Township Road 256 around 3:14 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and overturned in a ditch.

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 about their year in leadership through the lens of the curriculum, Positive Leadership.

Warsaw teen dies in Oxford Township crash

NEWCOMERSTOWN — A teenager from Warsaw died in a single vehicle traffic crash Sunday afternoon in Oxford Township.  The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said Timothy Crosby, 18, was traveling westbound on Township Road 256 at 3:14 p.m. when he lost control rounding a curve in a 1999 Toyota. The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, into a ditch and then struck an embankment. The Toyota overturned.  ...

Memorial Day events set around Coshocton County

COSHOCTON — There are five events being planned around Coshocton County in recognition of Memorial Day. Three are on Sunday, May 29, and two on Monday, May 30. The 140th annual Keene Veterans Memorial Celebration will start with a church service at 9:30 a.m. May 29, at Keene United Methodist Church. The featured speaker is 1958 Ridgewood High School graduate Lt. Cmrd. Larry Stoneburner of Bakersfield, California. He served as a battalion surgeon in the U.S. Marine Corps during...
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Road pavement project set to begin on State Route 16 in Coshocton County

COSHOCTON County, Ohio -Starting Wednesday, May 18, a road reconstruction project will begin on State Route 16 between the Muskingum County Line and Spitler Drive. At that time, work will begin on the two-lane section of State Route 16 between the southside of State Route 83 and AK Steel. Work will be completed in two-mile increments and traffic will be limited.

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...

Electrical work a growing field in Coshocton and beyond

COSHOCTON — The local boom in home construction, remodeling and new industry, such as the incoming Intel plant, means a need for skilled trades like electricians.  International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1105 in Nashport, which covers Coshocton County, is expanding its apprenticeship program and is working with the Coshocton County Career Center on developing...

Local News Briefs: Ohio 16 work delayed until Wednesday

Roadwork starting Wednesday on Ohio 16 COSHOCTON — The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that roadwork for Ohio 16 will start Wednesday.  It was delayed from Monday due to repair of a sinkhole on Ohio 541, which is part of the posted detour. The suggested detour heading east is the Ohio 16 off ramp...