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Missing man’s body located

CONESVILLE – On January 21st, 2020, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the possible disappearance of a local man.  Information about Gilbert Dale Walton, a 50 year old man from the Coshocton area, and the possibility of foul play in relation to the disappearance began to trickle in to investigators. On January 23rd […]

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Red Cross in need of blood donors

Red Cross in need of blood donors

COSHOCTON – If you’ve ever thought of becoming a blood donor now is the perfect time to do it. “We go through the holidays with people traveling and being busy with everything that comes with the holidays,” said Brian Williams, account representative/donor recruitment with the Central Ohio Blood Services Region. “Then you have the weather […]

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes starts at CCS

Fellowship of Christian Athletes starts at CCS

COSHOCTON – Four new student leaders from Coshocton Christian School started a Fellowship of Christian Athletes at school. Despite its title, FCA is not just limited to athletes; rather, all students seven through 12th grade are welcome to join. After having a few FCA meetings last year, Freshman Kate Uhlig decided to start it up […]

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Sports

Lady Bears continue to break bowling records

WARSAW – On Jan. 22 the River View Lady Bears travelled to Dover for a conference match against the Dover Lady Tornados. The Lady Bears put up a good fight but fell 2241-2426. The Lady Bears were led by Allie Murray with a 447 two game set which is a new school record, she also […]

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Black Bears place second at swim invite

ZANESVILLE – River View boys and girls swimming competed in the Big Dawg Invite hosted by Tri-Valley at the Muskingum County YMCA on Jan. 20. The boys placed second overall just 10 points behind Granville, and the Black Bears were also second in combined team scores overall as the girls placed fifth. For the girls, […]

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Black Bear bowlers smash records

WARSAW – The weather outside was frightful, but the bowling inside was delightful on Jan. 18. In a day where the Black Bear boys broke five school records and bowled over their potential. Leading the team and finishing in the top 20 was freshmen T.J. Crosby with a 555 series and also setting the individual […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

As promised my column is returning just in time for a true big game prediction. Did you know that the words S____ B___ are copyrighted by the NFL? I think I read this somewhere but hey, let’s err on the side of caution, shall we? I am still predicting Kansas City behind superstar quarterback Patrick […]

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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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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 24, 2020

On January 23, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 (s) and 5 complaint(s). Accidents: 6:42 A.M.  Jerry Watson was driving eastbound on Adams Street when he went off the right side of the roadway and struck a parked vehicle at 1989 Adams Street, owned by Kelsey Maple.   8:51 A.M.  Samuel Scott failed to yield pulling […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 23, 2020

On January 22, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: 11:56 A.M.  Deidre Smith of Coshocton was traveling westbound on CR 16 in Lafayette Township when she lost control of her vehicle, she went off the right side of the roadway.  Mrs. Smith traveled in the ditch approx. 50 feet then striking […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for January 22, 2020

On January 21, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 (s) and 4 complaint(s). Accidents: 10:20 A.M.  John Watson II was traveling southbound on State Route 60 attempting to turn left onto County Road 54 when Mr. Watson II was struck by Dianna Randles who was also southbound on State Route 60 and attempted to pass Mr. […]

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Obituaries

Raymond F. ‘Duke’ Walters

Raymond F. ‘Duke’ Walters

COSHOCTON – Raymond F. “Duke” Walters, 87, of Coshocton, passed away at Altercare of Coshocton on Sunday January 26, 2020. Duke was born in Coshocton on November 5, 1932 to the late Guy C. and Leotta A. (McConnell) Walters.  He graduated from Coshocton High School and retired from Clow Water Systems (McWane Ductile) in Coshocton […]

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Ched Fowler

COSHOCTON – Ched Fowler, 46, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at The Ohio State University Hospital. He was born in Coshocton on Sept. 25, 1973. He was a 1992 graduate of River View High School, and received a bachelor’s degree in nursing as an RN. He had a passion for taking care of […]

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Edward M. ‘Ed’ Shaw

Edward M. ‘Ed’ Shaw

COSHOCTON – Edward M. “Ed” Shaw, 67, of Coshocton passed away at his home on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 with his devoted family by his side. Ed was born in Coshocton on May 13, 1952 to the late Emmett and Florence (Bender) Shaw. He graduated from River View High School, class of 1972. He worked […]

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E-Edition

January 22, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

January 22, 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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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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Other Recent Posts

Join Clary Gardens for a bird seed ornament workshop

Join Clary Gardens for a bird seed ornament workshop

| January 23, 2020

COSHOCTON – Do you love birds? Then we have the workshop for you. Join us in the tan house for a bird seed ornament workshop on Feb. 6 at 5 p.m. Winter is a hard time for birds. The cold, harsh winter kills so many of the plants that they rely on for food. We […]

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CHS moving football program in new direction

CHS moving football program in new direction

| January 22, 2020

COSHOCTON – Coshocton High School’s administration recently met with Coach Jim Woodrum and decided to move its football program in a different direction. “We would like to thank coach for his years of service to our program, building, and district as our head football coach and wish him luck in the future,” said Athletic Director […]

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Daniel ‘Dan’ William Ford Jr.

| January 22, 2020

COSHOCTON – Daniel “Dan” William Ford Jr., 68, of Coshocton went to be with the Lord as a believer on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Altercare of Coshocton. He was born in Coshocton to the late Audrey (Franklin) and Daniel W. Ford Sr. Daniel was a graduate from River View High School and served in […]

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