Community News

Rogue Elephant Productions prepares for more theater at Clary Gardens

Rogue Elephant Productions prepares for more theater at Clary Gardens

Rogue Elephant Productions brought a new approach to theater to Coshocton last summer and is excited to prepare for more outdoor theater in 2022. The production company presented “I Wish” featuring an all-children cast and “Into the Woods” in August 2021 at Clary Gardens in the amphitheater. “Both of them were very well received,” Mark […]

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Coshocton Foundation awards seven grants

Coshocton Foundation awards seven grants

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its first meeting of Fiscal Year 2022 recently and reviewed 16 grant applications totaling $284,193.52. The committee awarded seven grants totaling $60,721.20, to numerous community organizations. The grants awarded include: $20,000 to the Ridgewood Local School District to provide support for the Ridgewood Agricultural Education Facility & […]

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County health department adjusts COVID case investigation practices

County health department adjusts COVID case investigation practices

The Coshocton County Health Department is asking people who test positive for COVID-19 to isolate and notify those in their households and their close contacts including co-workers. The department’s priority continues to be giving newly-diagnosed people guidance on how and why to isolate. They are attempting to contact persons 65+ and those under the age […]

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Sports

RV softball raising money to help improve facilities

RV softball raising money to help improve facilities

River View High School’s softball team is hoping to not only improve their skills, but also their facilities this year. Head coach Willie Infante started a GoFundMe page to help the team with three specific projects. They want to upgrade their concession stand and equipment and lawn mower sheds, replace their outdoor batting cage, and […]

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Hemming steps away from head coaching position

The River View Local School District thanks Coach Mike Hemming for his last five years as the River View High School Head Football Coach. Hemming has decided to step away from the head coaching position. His record for the last five seasons has been 16-32. The district will begin the search for a new head […]

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Black Bear bowlers compete at Dover Invite

On Jan. 15 the River View girls bowling team travelled to Wabash Lanes for the Dover Invite. The Lady Bears battled to become the 2022 Dover Invite Champions. After qualifying the Lady Bears were seeded number two and after knocking off Minerva 2-1 in the semi-finals and then met up with the New Philadelphia Lady […]

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Opinion

We Can. We Shall. We Will. Overcome.

We Can. We Shall. We Will. Overcome.

My former English teachers, along with a few others, are probably cringing at my word usage in the headline of this “Mark’s Musings” column. I also realize that the words are cliché, but I believe they are appropriate for where we are – and perhaps where we are headed. One way or another, we will […]

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Positivity plentiful throughout our community

Positivity plentiful throughout our community

Here’s hoping everyone in Beacon land had a very Merry Christmas and are ready to jump into the New Year of 2022. With the loss of many that we keep in our hearts, 2021 was a difficult and emotional year for many in our community and beyond. The ravages of COVID-19 and its variants continue […]

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It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

It’s a wonderful time to live in Coshocton County

As the first bit of snow drifted down from the sky yesterday all seemed right with the world. The Buckeyes were coming off a huge win and statement against the Boilermakers on Saturday in what seemed to be a tune-up for Michigan State and TTUN. The Browns went into Foxboro as the favorite and that […]

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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

Meet Megan Philabaum – LCC Class of 2022

Meet Megan Philabaum – LCC Class of 2022

Megan Philabaum is a Coshocton County native, having grown up just west of Roscoe Village. A 1995 graduate of River View High School, Philabaum played volleyball and ran track. Following graduation she entered the workforce at Buehler’s, starting as a bagger then becoming a cashier. She later worked as a secretary for Kimberley Insurance Agency […]

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Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Girl Scouts combine efforts to held foster children

Local Girl Scout troops combined their efforts to bring some Christmas cheer to less fortunate children in the community this year. The girls met at Grace United Methodist Church on Dec. 6, to wrap gifts they purchased with their own troop money. “A few years ago, we did Operation Boxes to send overseas and one […]

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Blue Star Mothers pack Christmas boxes for military

Blue Star Mothers pack Christmas boxes for military

Twenty boxes will soon be on their way to local military personal that won’t be home for Christmas, thanks to the efforts of the Blue Star Mothers. Several volunteers met Dec. 6 to pack the boxes with surprises. “We want them to know that they are not forgotten – to know we are thinking of […]

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E-Edition

January 20, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

January 20, 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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January 13, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

January 13, 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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January 06, 2022 Coshocton County Beacon

January 06, 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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