Community News

COTC summer semester begins May 17

COTC summer semester begins May 17

Fast-track your career or keep moving toward your degree this summer at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). Whether you’re home for the summer from another university, just starting your college journey, or a current COTC student, research shows that students who take summer classes have higher GPAs and are more likely to graduate. COTC offers […]

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Chief Layton announces retirement

Chief Layton announces retirement

Coshocton City Mayor Mark Mills announced at the April 12 city council meeting that Fire Chief Michael Layton will be retiring on April 30. Chief Layton has served the citizens as a firefighter for 33 years and as chief of the Coshocton Fire Department since 2004. Under his leadership, the Coshocton Fire Department has made […]

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Chief Layton announces retirement

Chief Layton announces retirement

The City of Coshocton has received notice that Fire Chief Michael Layton will be retiring on April 30. Chief Layton has served the citizens as a firefighter for 33 years and as chief of the Coshocton Fire Department since 2004. Under his leadership, the Coshocton Fire Department has made significant advancements, including with modernization of […]

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Sports

Davis competes for Marietta golf

Davis competes for Marietta golf

Clay Davis, a 2019 CHS graduate, and a sophomore on the Marietta men’s golf team, competed at River Greens Golf Course April 10. The Marietta men’s golf team placed second at the Cardinal Classic, a 27-hole event. Davis shot a 36 and two rounds of 38. He finished with a total of 112, which was […]

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Ryan named OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week

The Ohio Athletic Conference has named Muskingum baseball sophomore infielder Devin Ryan as the OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week after his outstanding play in a game against Wilmington. He helped guide the Muskies to a 3-1 weekend against the Quakers. Ryan led the Muskies at the plate with a .650 batting percentage in four games […]

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County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

The 2021 OHSAA Division III state wrestling tournament hosted by Marion Harding High School concluded on March 14. Two country wrestlers fell short of the podium in their respected weight classes. Ethan Dixon of Coshocton finished the season with a record of 22-8 at the 120 lb. weight class. Dixon lost in the first round […]

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Opinion

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Here’s hoping that everyone had a Happy Easter and enjoyed, perhaps, more of a family get together than last year. Typically, I review the papers from the year before to make sure we are not missing a community event or happening that we should be aware of. As I flipped through the pages of the […]

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There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

As I was cramming another mouthful of that ever so special Western treat into my mouth this morning (that would be cereal!) I thought about all of the cereals I have enjoyed over the years. Many of them are familiar to everyone, Rice Krispies, Cheerios, Wheaties, Life, and so on and so forth. But growing […]

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Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

And if they don’t believe you after that, you continue telling them until by golly, they do believe the message that you are delivering. This is the age-old mantra of motivational speakers, instructors and politicians, among many others. We seem to be living in the age of “if we tell the people something enough times, […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for April 14, 2021

On April 13th, the Sheriff Office investigated 3 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents:  Amanda Blankenship of Cambridge, Ohio, was traveling Westbound on State Route 541 at Township Road 159 in Linton Township, when she lost control of her vehicle going off the right side of the roadway into a field. News release. Michael Totsch of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 13, 2021

On April 12th, the Sheriff Office investigated 1 Accident and 3 Complaints.  Accident:  Not for morning report, involves a juvenile. Complaints:  An illegal dump site was located alongside Township Road 212. Linda Wright reported fraud in the 600 block of Elm Street in Coshocton. An overdose was reported in the 1000 of Orchard Street in […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 12, 2021

On April 11th, the Sheriff Office investigated 0 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents:    Complaints:  In the 300 block of South Ninth Street of Coshocton, a domestic incident was reported. Susan Stone of Warsaw reported a lost firearm. A resident in the 300 block of State Street in Conesville reported a domestic incident. Rural King […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Meet Sydney Hadley – LCC Class of 2021

Meet Sydney Hadley – LCC Class of 2021

Sydney Hadley grew up in Muskingum County, mostly in the Dresden area.  A 2009 graduate of Tri-Valley High School, this Fighting Scottie ran cross country; track and played basketball. She was also was a member of the Adamsville Mixed Farmers 4-H Club where she showed cattle. Hadley attended Muskingum University, graduating in 2013 with a […]

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Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Christy Baylor was born in 1980 in Coshocton, and attended Keene Elementary and River View Junior High School. She then attended high school at Coshocton and graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998. Her father is Larry Corder, a well-known realtor and auctioneer who also worked for AEP. Baylor helped with her father’s auctions and […]

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Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton Business and Professional Women (BPW) members donated 24 back packs filled with a blanket, stuffed animal, tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, coloring book and crayons, plus extra supplies and diapers to the foster care program at Job and Family Services. Members were inspired to help after hearing Leslie Fehrman Ridenbaugh give her Individual Development […]

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E-Edition

April 15, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 15, 2021 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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April 8, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 8, 2021 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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April 1, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 1, 2021 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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