Community News

Mayor requesting feedback from residents

At the May 26 City Council meeting, Mayor Mark Mills stated he wants to hear from the residents of Coshocton regarding the legislation he has been working on that would allow the use of UTVs (Utility Task Vehicles) on city streets. A UTV is a four to six-wheel off-road vehicle furnished with a steering wheel, […]

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Shriver earns scholarship

Caleb Shriver, a 2020 graduate of River View High School, is this year’s recipient of the Sue Hawthorne Norris Memorial Scholarship. Shriver, son of Craig and Stacey Shriver of Warsaw, plans to study political science/economics in the Ashbrook Scholar Program at Ashland University. Norris was a speech-language pathologist for many years in the Coshocton County […]

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4-H members earn scholarships

The Coshocton County 4-H Endowment Committee recently awarded scholarships to four area seniors who have excelled in leadership in their club, the county and at the state and national level. Lindsey Ashcraft from River View High School is the daughter of Rob and Angie Ashcraft of Coshocton. She is a member of Millfork Valley 4-H […]

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Sports

Rice to continue baseball career at Bluffton

Rice to continue baseball career at Bluffton

Garrett Rice son of Jeanette and Joe Rice of Coshocton signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Division III Bluffton University in Bluffton. The Coshocton High School graduate began playing t-ball while at Lincoln Elementary and continued to grow and learn good sportsmanship up through high school said his parents who are […]

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Ridgewood’s Cutshall headed to Heidelberg

Ridgewood’s Cutshall headed to Heidelberg

Ever since he was young, Memphis Cutshall wanted to play college baseball. “I didn’t care where,” said the Ridgewood High School senior. “Wherever I could get the chance I was going to do the best I could and take the chance I was given.” The opportunity to play college ball was presented to him by […]

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Ridgewood’s Rettos to play basketball at Heidelberg

Ridgewood’s Rettos to play basketball at Heidelberg

Kalie Rettos was able to cross one more item off her senior year list when she signed her letter of intent to play college basketball at Heidelberg University. The Ridgewood High School senior played both volleyball and basketball in high school, but knew basketball was the one she wanted to play in college. “I feel […]

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Opinion

Our status is still pending

Our status is still pending

Do you feel like the above headline is where we are on “reopening the economy,” “reopening the state,” etc? When in your life did you ever think that we would even consider uttering phrases like that – let alone have them as part of our daily language? It almost seems like the past two months […]

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Let’s get out and support local businesses

Let’s get out and support local businesses

Based solely on the amount of traffic that I see in town now I think just about everyone is tired of this and ready to move on with their lives, jobs and some recreational opportunities. That could be everyone actually. For all of you mother’s out there in Beacon readership land, here’s hoping that even […]

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Get ready to go and stay positive

Get ready to go and stay positive

I think that I could use the same headline from week to week for this column and it would still be appropriate for our circumstances and our situation. And I am not just talking about the COVID-19 pandemic nor the re-opening – as it is called – of our state. Our community is faced with […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for April 16, 2020

On April 15, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 5 complaint(s). Accidents: A vehicle owned by Bobby McCloy was struck while it was parked at Wal-Mart by a Ford Econoline Van. Complaints:  Charles Boyer II was cited for failing to signal his turn and driving under suspension. Home Loan reported receiving a bad check. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for April 15, 2020

On April 14, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 3 complaint(s). Accidents: Randall Walker of Coshocton was driving a 2007 Chevy Trailblazer traveling east in the 200 block of Locust Street and struck a parked car. Complaints:  Amanda Durben of Coshocton was served a citation for speeding. Theresa Vickers of Warsaw reported $20 stolen. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for April 14, 2020

On April 13, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident(s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: Lisa Johnston of Coshocton ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree near the address of 2313 Cambridge Road. Shelly Belt was sitting at a traffic light on US 36 at the intersection of SR 83 when she […]

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Obituaries

Jack David Freese

Jack David Freese, son of the late Carson and Virginia (Bissonnete) Freese, passed away on April 25, 2020 at his home in Melbourne, Florida with his wife, Carol Jean Henry-Freese and her two children at his bedside. Jack was an Ohio State Highway patrolman for 40 years. He was born and raised in Coshocton, Ohio. […]

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Russ Brintnall

Russ Brintnall

On May 20, 2020 Russ Brintnall passed on due to cancer. He was in his home surrounded by his wife and girls. Russ was born in Lakewood, Ohio on October 1, 1948 to Roger and Martha Brintnall of Medina Ohio. He was a 1966 graduate of Buckeye High School. Immediately after graduation, he enlisted into […]

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Michael C. Collins

Michael C. Collins age 68, passed away at the Majora Lane Nursing Home in Millersburg, Ohio on February 21, 2020. He was born December 5, 1951 to the late John H. and Mary M. (Gannon) Collins. He married Carol Joan Sampsel in 1979, was employed at the Castle Nursing Home and Red Head Filling Station […]

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E-Edition

May 27, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

May 27, 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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May 20, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

May 20, 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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May 13, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

May 13, 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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Other Recent Posts

Library offering curb side services

Library offering curb side services

| May 26, 2020

“Since day one of being closed to the public we have been actively working on restoring services,” said Coshocton Library Director Jennifer Austin. “We took a realistic look at what we could launch.” Patrons can get access online and look to see what items are available for them or they can call. They are notified […]

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Pizza fundraiser to help Franks family

Pizza fundraiser to help Franks family

| May 26, 2020

There will be a pizza fundraiser for Nick Franks, who is battling cancer, from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 at Chili Crossroads Bible Church. We can do pre-bakes where you can freeze them and eat them later or have them hot and ready when you arrive. Any donation and all proceeds go to […]

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Laurel M. Matis

Laurel M. Matis

| May 26, 2020

Laurel M. Matis, 65, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Signature Healthcare under hospice care. She was born April 5, 1955 in Cleveland to the late Don F. Cerny of Danville and the late Ruth I. (Freese) Cerny of Coshocton. She was a 1973 graduate of Coshocton High School. Her hobbies included reading and […]

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