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Library announces journaling project

Library announces journaling project

The Coshocton Public Library is offering a fun project on their Facebook page for writers confined at home who may enjoy keeping a journal about this unprecedented time in history. It is an invitation to capture your own personal experience and keep a COVID-19 journal. “The journal project unfolded kind of gradually,” said Holli Rainwater, outreach coordinator. “I was […]

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Hospital remains committed to caring for citizens

Hospital remains committed to caring for citizens

The Coshocton Regional Medical Center (CRMC) remains committed to caring for our citizens in times of emergency. If you have an emergency illness or signs and symptoms that require immediate medical care you can visit the CRMC Emergency Department. If you have a cough, fever or flu like symptoms you are asked to call your […]

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Library offers a variety of digital services

Library offers a variety of digital services

The Coshocton Public Library system offers a variety of digital services to keep busy while staying at home. Borrow free e-books, audiobooks, movies, television shows, and magazines through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla. Use the Ohio Web Library to access educational tools, ancestry information, hobby and craft ideas, health databases, and more informational resources. […]

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Sports

OHSAA Winter Tournaments move from postponed to cancelled

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that the winter sports tournaments of wrestling, basketball and ice hockey, which were postponed indefinitely on March 12, are now cancelled due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated that schools will not be able to reopen for many weeks, which prevents interscholastic athletics from taking […]

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Smith hired as CHS football coach

Smith hired as CHS football coach

Steve Smith was hired as the new head football coach at Coshocton High School at the board of education meeting on Thursday, March 12. Smith’s football coaching experience includes two years as co-offensive coordinator at Mapleton High School and 15 years as a varsity assistant at Coshocton including time as both the offensive and defensive […]

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River View’s Hunley to play football at Defiance College

River View’s Hunley to play football at Defiance College

Joseph Hunley signed his letter of intent to play football for Defiance College on March 6 in the library at River View High School. “It’s been a dream of mind for a while now to play football in college,” said the RVHS senior. “The school is giving me the opportunity to play at another level […]

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Opinion

My books have arrived!

My books have arrived!

You’ve heard the old saying of course. I heard my dad use that phrase often during his life, but it seems to be fading from our vocabulary and it seemed appropriate to pull this out with the recent passing of the 2.2 trillion stimulus bill. Somebody will pay. For those of my generation it will […]

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Grab some bottled water – and donuts!

Are we on the brink of the apocalypse? I don’t think so, but you would not know it by gauging the store shelves – empty – the shutting down of schools, sporting events and more. Is the government taking the necessary – or too many – risks? I think we need to step back a […]

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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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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for April 8, 2020

On April 7, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 7 complaint(s). Accidents: Brenda Sesser of Coshocton failed to stop in time and struck Lisa Wickman of Coshocton in the rear of her vehicle. Complaints: An illegal dump was discovered along County Road 7, just South of Township Road 146. Alyssa Henry of Coshocton reported […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for April 7, 2020

On April 6, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident(s) and 6 complaint(s). Accidents: Melissa Spears of Coshocton was traveling northbound on State Route 83 in the 3200 block when she lost control and went off the left side of the road. Complaints: Jessica Guinther of Coshocton reported breaking and entering. An employee of Wal-Mart reported […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for April 6, 2020

On April 5, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident(s) and 2 complaint(s). Accidents: Complaints: A Circle K Employee reported finding a box containing drugs. Melissa McPeek reported being assaulted by Kelly Farkas while at work at Gentlebrook.

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Obituaries

Amanda Kilpatrick

Amanda Kilpatrick

Amanda M. Kilpatrick, 37 of Warsaw,  went peacefully home to be with the Lord after losing her courageous fight with NF2 for 17 years, on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. Amanda was born July 15, 1982, in Coshocton to Gary and Anne (Jensen) Kilpatrick. She was a graduate […]

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Lewis Raymond St. Clair

Lewis Raymond St. Clair

Lewis Raymond St. Clair passed away in the loving presence of his family in his home on April 6, 2020. He was born on April 2, 1929 in New Concord, Ohio, to Silas and Cora (Marshall) St. Clair. Lewis was involved with farming his entire life. He bought his farm near Claysville in 1953 and […]

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Gertrude Cox Chaney

Gertrude Cox Chaney

Gertrude Eileen Cox Chaney of Wakatomika, Ohio, passed away peacefully, April 5, 2020, at Windsorwood Place in Coshocton. Gertrude was born July 2, 1928, to the late Merrell and Mary (Vickers) Cox. Gertrude graduated from Jefferson High School class of 1946. Gertrude married Joseph Carl Chaney on September 13, 1947. They were married 68 years […]

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E-Edition

April 8, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

April 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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April 1, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

April 1, 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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March 25, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

March 25, 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

Householder names members to OHIO 2020

| April 6, 2020

Speaker Larry Householder today named 24 legislators to the bipartisan task force that will study ways the Ohio House can lay the foundation for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bipartisan group is geographically diverse, with members representing urban, suburban and rural communities from throughout Ohio. Rep. Paul Zeltwanger (R-Mason) will chair OHIO 2020 […]

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Churches finding new ways to stay connected, share messages

Churches finding new ways to stay connected, share messages

| April 6, 2020

Churches might not have their doors open for the Easter season due to the COVID-19 epidemic, but pastors have still been busy finding new ways to spread messages of hope and togetherness. Pastor Joe Sanders from the First Baptist Church of Coshocton has been live streaming services on Facebook for over a year and now […]

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Donations of food appreciated by local churches

Donations of food appreciated by local churches

| April 6, 2020

Churches in the area are helping people through the virus outbreak with food items as much as they can. However, donations are desperately needed and appreciated. Pastor Starkey Lawrence of Shepherd’s Christian Assembly said his church feeds a very limited number of lunches certain days of the week. “We can only serve nine because of […]

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