Community News

‘What Birds Want’ workshop to be held

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Master Gardeners invite you to join them for their annual Beat the Blahs Series. The first class of this series titled “What Birds Want” will be held on Tuesday evening, Feb. 26 at the Coshocton County Services Building, Room 145, 724 South 7th Street, Coshocton, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In […]

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Dining with Diabetes program announced

COSHOCTON – The Ohio State University Extension will offer Dining with Diabetes, a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help participants learn healthy techniques to use in their own kitchens. The program includes sampling healthy […]

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COTC to have College Credit Plus information nights

NEWARK — During 2016 and 2017, Ohio families saved more than $262 million in college tuition costs thanks to College Credit Plus (CCP). Parents and students are invited to learn how high school and middle school students can enroll in college for free by attending one of COTC’s upcoming CCP Information Nights. Topics to be […]

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Sports

Ridgewood’s Zinkon signs with Bluffton

Ridgewood’s Zinkon signs with Bluffton

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ridgewood High School’s Sydney Zinkon has always loved the game of softball. “When I was younger I watched my cousin play for Kirby Shivers (Ridgewood’s head softball coach) and I knew I wanted to do what she did, which was pitch,” Zinkon said. She followed through on that goal of becoming a […]

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Lady Bear bowlers take on Zanesville

WARSAW – The Lady Bears bowling team was hosted by Zanesville at Sunrise Strikes Bowling Center in Zanesville. Match format was two regular games and two baker games. Lady Bears scoring was: Allie Murray – 188,225=413, Match Medalist, High Game and Series; Marie Stufflebean – 174, 175 = 349; Claire Warschauer – 150, 127 = […]

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River View boys bowl against Zanesville

WARSAW – The River View boys bowling team visited the Zanesville Blue Devils Thursday night, Feb. 7.    Zanesville won the match of two ten pin games and two baker games by a score of 2,156 pins to River View’s 1,574 pins.    Leading the Black Bears in scoring was Isaac Giles with a 304 […]

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Opinion

Mark’s Musings – February 13, 2019

Mark’s Musings – February 13, 2019

Did you get your fill of chocolate over the weekend? I am confident your response would be a big “YES” if you attended the Chocolate Extravaganza at the Coshocton County Career Center on Saturday. This event is the main fundraiser for the Pomerene Center for the Arts and a lot of hard work and time […]

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Mark’s Musings – February 6, 2019

Mark’s Musings – February 6, 2019

Well, that is certainly a turn of events. The temperature going from 10 below zero and several inches of snow on the ground last week to a high of over 50 degrees and a lot less snow on the ground on Monday, Feb. 4 as I write this week’s column. Hopefully you managed to get […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 30, 2019

Mark’s Musings – January 30, 2019

Hopefully you were able to snatch this week’s edition of The Beacon out of your mailbox without your hand sticking to the steel – if that’s what you have. Folks with plastic just need to use caution so your mailbox does not shatter! Wednesday is going to bring some bitter and intense bone chilling cold. […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 15, 2019

On Feb. 14, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: None Reported Complaints: 2:35 P.M.  The Coshocton Metropolitan Housing reported an irate tenant.   5:09 P.M.  Kristie Oliver of Coshocton reported being assaulted.   coshoctoncounty.net/sheriff  

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 14, 2019

On Feb. 13, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 accident (s) and 5 complaint (s):   Accidents: 9:59 A.M.   Robert Kerschenske of Canton was traveling westbound on US 36 and slowing to make a right turn into a private drive when he was rear ended by Judy Finlay of Coshocton.    Complaints: 7:10 A.M.  Sherry […]

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Sheriff’s Office Morning Report for Feb. 13, 2019

On Feb. 12, 2019 the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 accident (s) and 2 complaint (s):   Accidents: 8:26 A.M.  Andrea Keirns of West Lafayette was traveling westbound on County Road 16 when she lost control of her vehicle going off the roadway and striking a guardrail.   4:44 P.M.  Steven Adams and Darci Hughes were […]

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Obituaries

Brock A. Bennington

Brock A. Bennington

Brock A. Bennington, 37, of Canton passed away in his home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. He was born in Bakersville on July 26, 1981, which he shared with his paternal grandmother, Patricia (Beamer) Bennington. He was the only son of Jeff and Kim (Lower) Bennington of Bakersville. He graduated from Ridgewood High School in […]

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Christopher Alexander Remington

Christopher Alexander Remington

Christopher Alexander Remington, age 41, of Raleigh, North Carolina passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 14, 1977 in Florida and adopted in 1981 to Michael and Carol (Waldron) Remington, who survive. Chris was a 1996 graduate from Coshocton High School. He furthered his education at Kent State, […]

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Betsy E. Mercer

Betsy E. Mercer

COSHOCTON – Betsy E. Mercer, 60, of Coshocton went home to meet her Lord on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Signature Healthcare in Coshocton. She was born December 7, 1958 to the late Dennis and Julia (Weldon) Fortney. Betsy was a grill cook for 13 years and loved to bake for family and friends.  She […]

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E-Edition

February 13, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

February 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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February 6, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

February 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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January 30, 2019 Coshocton County Beacon

January 30, 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

Museum to host What Woman Want event

Museum to host What Woman Want event

| February 14, 2019

COSHOCTON – Ladies, are you ready to indulge in an evening of scrumptious cuisine paired with delectable wines, all while supporting a great cause? The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum promises this and more at the What Women Want dinner and auction April 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m. What Women Want: A Night Out Just for Women features […]

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Internationally acclaimed speaker, author coming to Sacred Heart

| February 14, 2019

COSHOCTON – For the past 30 years and 2.5 million people, Dr. Mike Thomson has been described as “The Master of Entertainment, Inspiration, Empowerment and Learning” in venues as different as small seminars and international conferences or in his many radio and television appearances. “Dr. Mike,” as he is known around the world, will be […]

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David M. McCormick

David M. McCormick

| February 13, 2019

COSHOCTON – David M. McCormick, 67, died peacefully at his home on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. He was born April 12, 1951, in Coshocton, to the late James “Bob” Robert McCormick and Venelia Josephine Cosmar McCormick. David enjoyed throwing the shot put and discus at River View High School and was part of the first […]

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