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Olinger joins Interim HealthCare Hospice team

Olinger joins Interim HealthCare Hospice team

COSHOCTON – Jay Olinger saw the difference hospice made at the end of his grandparents’ lives and is ready to help others see that. Olinger joined Interim HealthCare Hospice at the end of July as the new administrator. He is a graduate of River View High School and is a licensed nursing home administrator. Prior […]

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Christmas lights set to music on North Fourth Street

Christmas lights set to music on North Fourth Street

COSHOCTON – For the third consecutive year, Chad Lawrence has created an incredible Christmas light display that’s far from average. “The first year, it was kind of small and I’ve slowly been adding to it,” said Lawrence. Lawrence began programming this year’s show last January and started stringing the lights in November during the warmer […]

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Winter Camp planned at Kids America

Winter Camp planned at Kids America

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices is hosting a free winter camp for children in grades two through six. The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 23 through Jan. 3 (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day) at Kids America. Programming will be presented and supervised by Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices […]

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Sports

RHS grad leads college team in historic season

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Laura Crawford’s Northern Kentucky University’s volleyball team’s historic season ended on Friday evening, Dec. 6, after falling to No. 22 Michigan at Memorial Coliseum in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship, 25-22, 25-15, 25-22. The Norse end their season at 19-13 after making the first Division I NCAA […]

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River View boys open bowling season at Garaway

WARSAW – Last night the River View boys’ varsity and JV bowling teams traveled to Garaway to compete in their first match of the year. Garaway came away with the win 2309 pins to 1690. Leading the way for the boys’ varsity team was Ian Keneda with a 303 series. The Black Bears also set […]

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Lady Bears bowl past Garaway

WARSAW – Wednesday night, Dec. 4 the River View Lady Bears Bowling Team kicked off their regular season away against the Garaway Lady Pirates with the Lady Bears varsity squad winning 2198-1799. Leading the way for the Lady Bears was Marie Stufflebean with games of 200 and 226, Allie Murray with 183 and 205 games, […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – December 11, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 11, 2019

Here we are. Another week closer to Christmas – and another week closer to “that” movie. Hopefully you are making preparations for Christmas, have purchased some gifts and making sure that you are on the “nice” list. Everyone seems to be saying the same thing – Christmas is close. Yes, that is correct. With Thanksgiving […]

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Mark’s Musings – December 4, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 4, 2019

It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is here. With the Thanksgiving holiday being as late as it can possibly be in any year, flipping the calendar to December upon arriving in the office this morning (Monday) brings a bit of reality to the arrival of December 25. Of course with all the […]

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Mark’s Musings – November 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings – November 27, 2019

Did you make it to the Miracle on Main parade? Aren’t the new lights – I am talking especially about the stars that adorn Main Street – beautiful! Appreciation goes to the many sponsors that helped make them possible. Did you make it to the Warsaw Lions Music and Comedy Show at River View High […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for December 13, 2019

On December 12, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 3 complaint(s). Accidents: 8:18 A.M.  Chasity Clarke of West Lafayette backed out of a parking space in the 100 block of Chestnut Street and struck Donald West of Coshocton.   Complaints: 4:40 A.M.  Darrell Fender of Coshocton reported a theft in the 400 block of […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for December 11, 2019

On December 10, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 (s) and 5 complaint(s). Accidents: 8:16 A.M.  Donald Hopkins Jr. of Coshocton ran off the right side of the roadway striking a tree in the 200 block of Sycamore Street, he was cited for failure to control.   1:26 P.M.  Diana Swigert of Coshocton was traveling west […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for December 11, 2019

On December 10, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: 5:58 P.M.  Cody Durban of Kimbolton was traveling southbound on State Route 93 when he went left of center and off the left side of the roadway into a creek.   Complaints: 9:43 A.M.  Jeanie Griffin of Coshocton reported decorations being stolen […]

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Obituaries

William “Bill” Bowen

William “Bill” Bowen

William Lynn “Bill” Bowen, 78, died Thursday, December 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born August 21, 1941 in Coshocton to the late George and Mary (Lutz) Bowen. Bill was a water well driller, an excavator and a firefighter.  He has served as a Jackson Township Trustee since 2002.  He […]

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Mary Lou McConnell

Mary Lou McConnell

Mary Lou McConnell, 92, of Coshocton, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Windsorwood Place.  She was born on February 13, 1927, to the late Francis and Lucille (Clark) Huff. Mary Lou graduated from Coshocton High School in 1945, where she made and maintained many lifetime friendships. On January 25, 1948, she married William McConnell […]

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Michael Alan McKenzie

DRESDEN – Michael Alan “Mike” McKenzie, 66, of Dresden passed away on December 9 at Newark Care and Rehabilitation. Mike was born in Zanesville on August 2, 1953 to Harold “Bud” McKenzie and Agnes Ramona “Mert” (Lacy) Adams.  He graduated from Tri-Valley High School, class of 1971 and served in the United States Army National […]

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E-Edition

December 11, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

December 11, 2019 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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December 4, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

December 4, 2019 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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November 27, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

November 27, 2019 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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Other Recent Posts

Legal Notice

| December 11, 2019

The Clark Township Trustees have moved their December 31 meeting to December 30, 2019. The Reorganizational meeting will follow immediately after the regular meeting. Kevin Lowe, Fiscal Officer 740-824-3044 CCB: Dec 11, 2019

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Legal Notice

| December 11, 2019

The Jackson Township Board of Trustees will hold their year-end meeting on December 30, at 4 PM at the Jackson Township Fire House on SR 541. The Reorganizational meeting will follow immediately after the regular business meeting. Shelly Webb, Fiscal Officer CCB: Dec 11, 2019

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Legal Notice

| December 11, 2019

The Mill Creek Township Trustees final meeting for the 2019 year will be held on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the township hall. Any bills needing paid are to be received by the Fiscal Officer by December 24, 2019. A re-organizational meeting for 2020 will follow the regular meeting. Michael Daugherty, Fiscal […]

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