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Fatality reported on State Route 621

COSHOCTON – On March 24, 2019, at approximately 7:46 a.m. a deputy was stopped by a passerby advising that they noticed a vehicle on its top on SR.621 just north of Memorial Gardens. Upon the deputies arrival it was found that a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder being driven by Karalee Powell (32) of Fresno had been […]

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World-renowned doctor speaks in Coshocton

World-renowned doctor speaks in Coshocton

COSHOCTON – Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff, one of the top pediatric research doctors in the world, recently came to Coshocton to share his knowledge on child development and the effects of maternal drug use on the neonate and child. The presentation held March 18, at the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, was made possible by the Coshocton […]

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RVHS grad enjoys time as Bowling Green mascot

RVHS grad enjoys time as Bowling Green mascot

COSHOCTON – Abbey Warschauer had a secret identity this year at Bowling Green State University. The 2016 River View High School graduate was recently revealed as one of the school’s Frieda Falcon mascots. “I love BGSU,” said Warschauer, who is a junior majoring in creative writing. “It’s an incredible school and community that has given […]

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Sports

Byland signs with Marietta College

Byland signs with Marietta College

WARSAW – Shelby Byland has been playing golf throughout her high school career and on Monday, March 18, she signed her letter of intent to play golf at Marietta College surrounded by her family and teammates. “I think this golf team and the program in general has been such a great thing for me,” said […]

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River View’s Huston taking golf game to Muskingum

River View’s Huston taking golf game to Muskingum

WARSAW – River View High School’s Lucas Huston is taking his golf game to the college level. The RVHS senior signed his letter of intent to golf at Muskingum University on March 19 while surrounded by family and friends. “I picked Muskingum because of academics and the coach,” Huston said. “I like to golf because […]

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RV’s Warschauer signs letter of intent for Muskingum

RV’s Warschauer signs letter of intent for Muskingum

WARSAW – River View senior Claire Warschauer signed her letter of intent to play softball at Muskingum University on Thursday evening, March 7 in the high school library as coaches, family, friends and teammates watched. Dad Michael said, “I’m excited and I’m proud and I’m thrilled for Claire. She played two years of rec ball […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – March 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 27, 2019

Did you get the chamber auction items that you wanted? I think we did – for the most part. What an incredible showing of community togetherness – from the people, businesses and organizations that donate items to those that help sponsor it to those that make it possible. And we can’t forget about all those […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 20, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 20, 2019

It’s March Madness time! It’s madness all around with this crazy Ohio weather, snow one hour and 50 degrees the next. You know how it is this time of year. As we push headlong into spring – IT’S FINALLY HERE! – we just need to wait on the forsythia to bloom so we can have […]

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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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Notices

West Lafayette Police Department Report for March 24, 2019

On March 23, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   A resident in the 100 block of West 4th Street reported an unruly juvenile.   Officer received a report of illegal burning in the 300 block of Johnson Street.  Upon investigation, Dennis Adkins, of 325 Johnson Street was charged with burning in […]

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West Lafayette Police Department Report for March 23, 2019

On March 22, 2019 the West Lafayette Police Department investigated the following:   Officer received a report of disorderly conduct in the 600 block of East Main Street.

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 24, 2019

On March 23, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported   Complaints: 12:58 A.M.  Shala Walker reported her front door being kicked in.   1:41 A.M.  Thomas Janicki Jr reported his vehicles being vandalized.   9:43 A.M.  Amber Nealey reported a domestic situation.   2:44 P.M.  […]

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Obituaries

Lisa Diane (Donovan) Sellan

Lisa Diane (Donovan) Sellan

WINTER SPRINGS, FL – Lisa Diane (Donovan) Sellan, age 61, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Winter Springs, Florida. She was born on December 17, 1957 in Coshocton, Ohio and was the daughter of Dalvin and Lois Donovan. She was a 1976 graduate of Coshocton High School. She is a former resident of Columbus, […]

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Karalee Zoe Powell

POWELL – Karalee Zoe Powell, 32, of Fresno passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, everyone loved her.  She was born in Cambridge on February 25, 1987. She graduated from Ridgewood High School in 2005 and worked as an Amish Transporter, she absolutely loved her job […]

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Thomas “Tom” Allman

COSHOCTON – Thomas “Tom” Allman, 81, of Coshocton passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Morrison Hospice House in Zanesville. He was born in Coshocton on September 18, 1937 to the late Charles R. and Helen L. (Stitler) Allman. Tom graduated from Coshocton High School and served in the National Guard and the United […]

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E-Edition

March 20, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

March 20, 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 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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Other Recent Posts

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 23, 2019

| March 25, 2019

  On March 22, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: 11:10 A.M.  Gloria Deffenbaugh was traveling north on North 5th Street when she pulled out onto Chestnut Street turning left and struck Lori Parrish who was traveling west on Chestnut Street.   12:09 P.M.  Catherine Fortney rear […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for March 22, 2019

| March 25, 2019

On March 21, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 4 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported   Complaints: 8:50 A.M.  Breanda Salisbury reported a theft.   11:03 A.M.  The Litter Officer was advised of a possible illegal dump along Township Road 338, just south of Township Road 340.   12:07 P.M.  The […]

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Jack Carl Dawson

| March 25, 2019

COSHOCTON – Jack Carl Dawson, 79, of Coshocton, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019. He was born on June 9, 1939 in Conesville to the late Carl and Launa (Roberts) Dawson. While in high school, Jack worked at his family’s coal mine in Wills Creek as a teenager. After high school, Jack attended barber school and […]

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