Community News

Learn to play guitar with Tanner Davis

Learn to play guitar with Tanner Davis

COSHOCTON – Tanner Davis wants to share his musical talents with others. Davis has been playing guitar for 12 years and is now teaching the skill to others. “I felt like I had something to give to people,” he said. “I have experience under my belt and knowledge I’ve gained over the years from other […]

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Local Realtors purchase GE site

COSHOCTON – Local Realtors, Larry and Rodney Endsley, have purchased the former General Electric site after years of discussion with Sabic. The Coshocton Port Authority is excited that these respected community members have control of the property. They are currently working with the Endsleys regarding industrial opportunities for the 58.0 acre site. Tiffany Swigert, port […]

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Get Ready, Ohio! Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 17-23

COLUMBUS – As part of a coordinated effort with the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness (OCSWA), Governor Mike DeWine has proclaimed March 17-23 as Severe Weather Awareness Week and encourages all Ohioans to learn what to do to protect themselves from spring and summer weather hazards, including home emergencies. “Ohio’s weather can be unpredictable, […]

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Sports

River View’s Williamson signs with Kent State Tuscarawas

River View’s Williamson signs with Kent State Tuscarawas

WARSAW – River View High School senior Kelsie Williamson is excited for the chance to stay close to home and still play softball in college. She signed her letter of intent to play ball at Kent State Tuscarawas on March 12 in the library at River View while surrounded by family and friends. “It feels […]

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Redskins’ Brink wins state at OHSAA wrestling tournament

Redskins’ Brink wins state at OHSAA wrestling tournament

COLUMBUS – The Coshocton Redskins are led by coaches Sean Collins and Troy Spang. The Redskins had two returning state placers: junior Lucian Brink, senior Austin Guthrie and first time state qualifier senior Jackson Unger at this year’s 2019 Division 3 State Tournament. The Newcomerstown Trojans led by head coach Jericoe Jones advanced four state qualifiers […]

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Seventh graders win championship

Seventh graders win championship

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Ridgewood Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team won the South IVC Championship on Feb. 9. They defeated the number one seed Indian Valley to claim the title. The team is coached by Steffinee Powers.

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – March 3, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 3, 2019

Local high school wrestlers performed well at the OHSAA state wrestling tournament that was held late last week and weekend in Columbus. Wrestlers from Coshocton, River View and Newcomerstown qualified for the state meet and Redskin junior Lucian Brink won first place in the 113 pound weight category. Congratulations Lucian! A Beacon reader popped in […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 6, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 6, 2019

The number six seeded River View Lady Bears deserve to be congratulated for winning the sectional championship after knocking off Indian Valley and Steubenville – it took number one seed New Philadelphia to knock out the Lady Bears. Congrats on a great season Lady Bears! There are a lot of things coming up or happening […]

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Mark’s Musings – February 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings – February 27, 2019

Rami Malek took home the Oscar for actor in a leading role and “Bohemian Rhapsody” captured four of the statues on Sunday evening, Feb. 24 at the 91st Academy Awards. For those that have seen the movie, you know that Malek gave a tremendous performance cast in the role of Queen lead vocalist and legendary […]

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Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for March 17, 2019

On March 16, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Damieon A. Hardesty, of Coshocton was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 18, 2019

On March 17, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported   Complaints: 8:34 A.M.  A resident in the 600 block of South 5th Street reported damage to a garage window. coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 17, 2019

On March 16, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 5 complaint (s):   Accidents: 3:30 P.M.  Nathan Hayes reported a non-injury accident.     Complaints: 8:23 A.M.  Katie Fout reported vandalism to her vehicle.   8:23 A.M.  William Hood reported vandalism to his vehicle.   1:37 P.M.  Robert Euton reported an assault. […]

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Obituaries

Lawrence E. “Larry” Fortner

Lawrence E. “Larry” Fortner

Lawrence E. “Larry” Fortner, 73, of Coshocton passed away after a long battle with cancer at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Larry was born in Dayton, Ohio on March 25, 1945 to the late Lawrence N. Fortner and Ethel (Middlemus) Fortner Jones.  In 1963, he graduated from Coshocton High School. After […]

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Syler James Will

Syler James Will

COSHOCTON – Syler James Will was born on July 22, 1998 in Coshocton, OH. He was raised in Coshocton with his brothers and sisters and deeply loved by a community of friends, family, and educators alike. Syler was an outgoing, warm, and rambunctious spirit who loved playing with his parents, siblings, and cousins.  He lit […]

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Syler James Will

COSHOCTON – Syler James Will, 20, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Thursday March 14, 2019 with his devoted family by his side after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Miller Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.

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E-Edition

March 13, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

March 13, 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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March 6, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

March 6, 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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February 27, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

February 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

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 16, 2019

| March 18, 2019

On March 15, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: 6:58 A.M.  Gene Hensley of Zanesville was traveling eastbound on SR 16 when a deer ran into the side of his vehicle.   6:58 A.M.  Alexandra Farner of Killbuck struck the rear of a vehicle operated by Desa […]

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for March 15, 2019

| March 15, 2019

On March 14, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   A resident in the 200 block of Plainfield Road reported an illegal burning.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 15, 2019

| March 15, 2019

On March 14, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 1 complaint (s):   Accidents: 8:57 A.M.  Janice Newlon of Coshocton advised her brakes stopped working when she went up over the curb and struck a tree.   Complaints: 8:48 P.M.  Jessica Rice reported the theft of items from a garage.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff

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