Community News

COVID-19 vaccine clinics announced

COVID-19 vaccine clinics announced

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 and Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for Ohioans 80 years of age and older. The location of the clinic will be 637 Chestnut St. in Coshocton. Scheduling for these clinics will be from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, […]

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Local couple publishes new book ‘150 Years of Marriage’

The title of Ron and Crystal Meinstein’s new book is “150 Years of Marriage,” but it’s about much more than love and family. It includes lessons on history, life and the importance of sharing your stories. “It goes all the way back to when my wife and I first met,” Ron Meinstein said. “We grew […]

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Coshocton eighth-grader starts Mini Mixer business

The COVID-19 pandemic might have forced Ashley Bryant to miss her normal holiday tradition with family, but it also led her to a new business venture after a fun time at home with them. “Usually, the weekend of Thanksgiving, she and her nanny and her daughter and my oldest go to ‘The Nutcracker,’” said Valeree […]

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Sports

Seventh grade Redskins fall to West Muskingum

The Coshocton Redskins seventh grade basketball team played at West Muskingum Jan. 14. The Redskins kept the game close thru the first three quarters. In the  fourth quarter, they were unable to cut into the hosts lead and West Muskingum won the game 46-20. The score after the first period was 6-11, at halftime the […]

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Lady Bear bowlers beat Garaway

On Jan. 13 the River View Lady Bears bowling team hosted the Garaway Lady Pirates at Legacy Lanes. The Lady Bears came away with a 2113-1865 victory to improve to 5-1 on the season and 4-0 in league play. Leading the way for the Lady Bears were senior Allie Murray with a 202 game and […]

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River View swimmers do well at home meet

River View High School boys and girls varsity swimming hosted swimmers from Athens, New Philadelphia, Mount Vernon, East Knox, and Federal Hocking on Jan. 9, at the Janet Jones Mulligan Natatorium. The Black Bears were first overall in combined team scores, and the boys defeated all five teams while also setting a new school record […]

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Opinion

Giddiness dominates the day with Browns win

Giddiness dominates the day with Browns win

That was certainly an interesting week. Where do we go from here seems to be looking at things mildly, but I think taking a long-term view with a glass half full of optimism for the new administration is warranted and perhaps even necessary for where we are right now. Bringing the nation “back together” will […]

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Martha Elizabeth Young and Joshua Allen Jones

Martha Elizabeth Young and Joshua Allen Jones

Martha Elizabeth Young, 34 and her brother, Joshua Allen Jones, 26, both of Coshocton, passed away on Jan. 4, 2021. Martha was born on Nov. 26, 1986 in Salisbury, Maryland and Josh was born on Aug. 12, 1994 in Coshocton, Ohio to George Jones Sr. and Merit (Gregory) Rutland formerly Jones nee’ Dryer. Martha was […]

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Reflect and remind ourselves of where we’ve been

Reflect and remind ourselves of where we’ve been

Happy New Year! Hopefully you, like me, enjoyed giving the year of 2020 a swift kick to the scrapheap of years to forget. Yes, there were moments of happiness for many, and for others moments of sadness. For many, these feelings were mixed together with the addition of a new family member or the loss […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for January 12, 2021

On January 11th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents:  Leonard Warner of Uhrichsville, Ohio was traveling Northbound on State Route 643, near County Road 186 , when he lost control going off the left side of roadway striking an ODOT sign. Zach Stevens reported a motor vehicle accident. Complaints:   A business […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for January 11, 2021

On January 10th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accident and 2 Complaints.  Accidents: Preston Palmer reported a hit skip in the 900 Block of Orchard Street.   Complaints:  Kavin Lowery was arrested for aggravated disorderly conduct in the 700 Block of Locust Street. Henry Baker reported someone struck his vehicle while parked at Annin Flag […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for January 10, 2021

On January 9th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 7 Complaints.  Accidents:     Complaints:  A firearm was found in a room at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites. Haylee Babcock reported finding a bike in her yard. There was a report of several tires laying in a ditch along County Road 33 in the […]

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Clubs & Organizations

Schooler Family Foundation announces grant application guidelines

Formed as a private foundation in 1985, the Schooler Family Foundation was founded and guided through its early years by longtime Coshocton residents, Seward and Edith Schooler. Now the foundation is served by the second and third generations of family and community. The foundation continues a long-standing commitment of support for the areas of economic […]

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Alzheimer’s caregivers need to guard against wandering in the wintertime

Wandering is one of the most unsettling behavioral changes common  for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Yet it surprises far too many family caregivers and can end with tragic results. Six in 10 people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease will wander. A person with Alzheimer’s may not remember his or her name or address, and can […]

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Snowman building contest announced

Snowman building contest announced

The Coshocton Fatherhood Initiative is sponsoring in conjunction with Papa John’s Pizza, Wal-Mart and Coshocton Inn and Suites a free family friendly snowman building contest. The event will be in your yard from Jan. 1, 2021 through Feb. 28, 2021. Prizes include five Kindle Fires, 10 Papa John’s pizzas, five Wal-Mart gift cards and one […]

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E-Edition

January 14, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

January 14, 2021 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 7, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

January 7, 2021 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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December 31, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

December 31, 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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