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Township Room opens in Roscoe Village

Township Room opens in Roscoe Village

COSHOCTON – The former Jackson Township Hall has returned to its namesake and purpose as a meeting room with the refurbishing and opening of The Township Room event space located at 318 N. Whitewoman St. in Roscoe Village. The business is owned and operated by Brad and Janell Richard with seating for 35, restroom, Wi-Fi, […]

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Health, Safety, and Wellness Expo offers tips for the whole family

Health, Safety, and Wellness Expo offers tips for the whole family

COSHOCTON – The Eighth annual Health, Safety, and Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m. to noon at Kids America in Coshocton. The event is co-sponsored by the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, Coshocton Regional Medical Center and Coshocton County Safety Council. Admission to the expo is free, with many […]

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Community invited to discussion on teenage mental health concerns at RHS

Community invited to discussion on teenage mental health concerns at RHS

WEST LAFAYETTE – Nationwide Children’s Hospital will be at Ridgewood High School in the general assembly on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6 to 7 p.m.  The community is invited to attend the discussion on the differences between normal teenage ups and downs and a mental health concern. Attendees also will learn the warning signs for […]

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Sports

River View boys’ swimmers win invite

CIRCLEVILLE – The River View boys Varsity swim team finished in first place ahead of Chillicothe and Columbus Bexley, and the girls placed second behind Chillicothe, at the Teas Valley Invitational held at the Pickaway County YMCA. Winning events for the boys’ team were Reas Pepper in the 50 (24.59) and 100 Free (55.11), the […]

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CHS holding military appreciation night

CHS holding military appreciation night

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School will have a special military appreciation ceremony on Friday, Jan.17, between the JV and varsity boys basketball game. JV will start at approximately 6 p.m. Leading the ceremony will be the Coshocton County Color Guard. All military branches and service members in attendance will be recognized. Military members will be admitted free […]

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Second annual Pickleball Tournament held at Kids America

Second annual Pickleball Tournament held at Kids America

COSHOCTON – Competitors came from all over the state to compete in the Second annual Pickleball Tournament held Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11-12 at Kids America. Neatie Burris, who was one of the organizers of the event, said that 75 participants were competing over the weekend. On Saturday, men and women’s teams competed in the […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – January 15, 2020

Mark’s Musings – January 15, 2020

The Beacon is rolling along! I am sure that many of you – if not all – were surprised by the announcement of our sale to AloNovus. This was a decision that was many months in the making and one that Nancy and I did not take lightly for many reasons. One of those very […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 8, 2019

Mark’s Musings – January 8, 2019

For the past 11 years the team at The Coshocton County Beacon has had the distinct pleasure and honor of providing this community with a weekly community newspaper that focuses on the positive news happening here in Coshocton County along with publishing advertisements for area businesses and organizations. And while it has been a privilege […]

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Mark’s Musings – December 31, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 31, 2019

Mark’s Musings Here we are on the verge of another year. Another year of promises, anticipation and hope. All mixed in with a presidential election in November. But wait, let’s digress for a moment. How many times did YOU watch “A Christmas Story”? You were aware that it was on two different channels this year, […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 17, 2020

On January 16, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 (s) and 2 complaint(s). Accidents: 3:43 P.M.  Jenny Guilliams of Coshocton called to report minor damage to her vehicle while she was running errands.   5:19 P.M.  Trent Williams of Coshocton reported his vehicle was damaged while parked at his residence.   Complaints: 3:27 P.M.  Elizabeth Nemeth […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 16, 2020

On January 15, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 (s) and 5 complaint(s). Accidents: 8:38 A.M.  Joel Davis was traveling westbound on County Road 24 approximately 1/10 of a mile west of Twonship Road 26 when Mr. Davis struck a deer.   7:20 P.M.  Marilyn McMorris struck Jeff Fortune on county Road 1A. Minor damage and […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 15, 2020

On January 14, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 1 complaint(s). Accidents: 12:35 A.M.  Anthony Hall- Jones of Coshocton was traveling westbound on County Road 9 near Emerson Street when he struck a deer in the roadway.   Complaints: 2:38 A.M.  Derek Gamertsfelder of Coshocton was arrested for disorderly conduct by public intoxication in […]

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Obituaries

Russell Weidger

  Russell Weidger, 89, passed away on Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at his home in West Lafayette. He was born on March 14th, 1930 to the late Frank and Vesta Weidger.   A private burial service will be held on a later date for Russell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to […]

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Clifford William Hill

Clifford William Hill

COSHOCTON – Clifford William Hill, 89, of Coshocton, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. He was born on Aug. 7, 1930 in Newcomerstown to the late William and Dollie (Brown) Hill. Clifford graduated from Dennison High School in 1948 and then joined the United States Navy serving form July 1948 to July 1952. After […]

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Barbara Linn Mercer

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Barbara Linn Mercer of New Philadelphia passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. She was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on June 4, 1957 to John and Mary (Kerr) Elza. Barbara worked as an administrative assistant at TestAmerica and was a tax preparer for many years. She loved going to Disney with […]

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E-Edition

2020 Health, Safety & Wellness Expo Program

2020 Health, Safety & Wellness Expo Program

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January 15, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

January 15, 2020 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 8, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

January 8, 2020 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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Coshocton Foundation distributes 11 grants

Coshocton Foundation distributes 11 grants

| January 17, 2020

COSHOCTON – The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its first meeting for fiscal year 2020 recently and awarded 11 grants totaling $74,515 to several community organizations. The grants awarded include: $31,000 to the Clary Garden Foundation for a stamped concrete pad and landscape design $10,000 to the Johnson Humrickhouse Museum for an updated […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 14, 2020

| January 16, 2020

On January 13, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: 4:17 P.M.  Rebkah Griffin of Coshocton was cited for assured clear distance when she failed to stop for a vehicle slowing down and struck the rear of the vehicle.   Complaints: 9:16 A.M. Katie Harris of Coshocton reported a burglary at her […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 13, 2020

| January 16, 2020

On January 12, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: None Reported.   Complaints: 9:16 A.M.  Zack Merrell of Coshocton came to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office to report harassment.   3:58 P.M.  William Fortney of Coshocton reported property stolen in the 90 block of Main Street.   6:49 P.M.  Ambra Smith […]

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