Community News

River View Local School District urges lawmakers to pass fair school funding proposal

River View Local School District announced it is joining hundreds of school districts statewide to support the Fair School Funding Plan, as introduced in the Ohio House as Sub. H.B. 305 and the Ohio Senate as S.B. 376, and is urging lawmakers to seize this moment to make history for Ohio’s K-12 public schools. The […]

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Local history room to temporarily close

Local history room to temporarily close

The Local History Room in the Coshocton Public Library will be temporarily closed beginning Dec. 1 and remain closed until further notice. Due to the quarantining of items, materials in the room are not guaranteed to be available. The purpose of closing the room is to limit access to staff so they can answer questions […]

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Mayor Mills encourages residents to mask up

Mayor Mills encourages residents to mask up

At the Nov. 23 city council and committee meetings, it was shared that thanks to the CARES Act, Coshocton has received some additional COVID funding, which may allow the city to help some of the local schools with some projects. Mayor Mills took time during the meeting to encourage residents to step up and mask […]

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Sports

Cutshall signs with Ohio Valley University

Cutshall signs with Ohio Valley University

River View High School Senior Madalyn Cutshall signed a letter of intent on Nov. 23 to play golf for Division II Ohio Valley University in Parkersburg, West Virginia. At a ceremony held in the school library she was joined by her parents, Clayton Cutshall and Kara Bush, family members and coaches, Sean Nicely and Bill […]

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RV boys open bowling season against TCC

On Nov. 18 the River View Black Bears boys bowling team traveled to TCC to open the 2020-21 high school bowling season. In a hard fought first match the bears came up short falling to a score of 2223 to 1952. Leading the way for the Black Bears was Austin LeBeau with a 367 two […]

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CHS fall athletes honored

Several fall athletes from Coshocton High School received honors this year. Football: Brayden Johns – First Team MVL, MVL Small Division RB of the Year; Isaac Shook – First Team MVL, MVL Small Division LB of the Year Volleyball: Kindall Shaw: First Team MVL, First Team District Coaches, school record for career aces – 127 […]

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Opinion

Can we press the pause button – Thanksgiving is almost here!

Can we press the pause button – Thanksgiving is almost here!

With COVID-19 cases rapidly on the rise, an election that we think is over, a Senate majority that will hang in the balance until early January – and families poised on the edge with holiday plans also hanging in the balance – is it any wonder that we all seem frazzled? Well, most of us […]

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We have a lot to be thankful for

We have a lot to be thankful for

“Barreling” down Main Street early this Monday morning (Nov. 9) the headline above is the phrase displayed on the wonderful Rotary sign at the corner of Fourth and Main Streets. That is close if not the exact words. Yes, we do. Yes, we do. Regardless of how the election turned out for you on the […]

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I double and triple dog dare ya’ – to make a prediction

I double and triple dog dare ya’ – to make a prediction

Yep. I called it. The great benefit of writing this column a few days before the paper hits the street – this is Monday and we receive the Beacon in our office on Wednesday morning – is that on a week like this I can have some fun. With election day being tomorrow, I could […]

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Notices

Sheriff’s Office Report for November 25, 2020

On November 24th, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 3 Accidents and 8 Complaints.  Accidents: Nathan Bigham of Coshocton reported a motor vehicle accident. Corey Schneider and Alleyawna Ivanna of Coshocton were involved in a single vehicle rollover accident on US 36. Jasmine Thomas of Coshocton was involved in a car versus deer accident on US 36. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for November 24, 2020

On November 23rd, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 2 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents: Anthony Farrow of Newcomerstown was traveling Westbound on US 36, near SR 751, when he was run off the road by a passing vehicle. Samantha Bryant reported. Complaints: Ralph Johnson reported vandalism in the 300 Block of Browns Lane. Coshocton Recycling and […]

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Sheriff’s Office Report for November 23, 2020

On November 22nd, the Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 3 Complaints.  Accidents:   Complaints:  Rachell Gorsuch reported a theft at the Dollar General store in Warsaw. An Oxford Township Trustee reported a logging company stacking logs on the right of way near Ileen Drive. Diondre McKinney was cited for driving under suspension non-compliance.

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Clubs & Organizations

Emergency relief funds still available

Emergency relief funds still available

In March of 2020, the United Way board set up an emergency fund to help support non-profit programs who offer direct support to those individuals adversely affected by the COVID virus. So far more than $55,000 has been donated to local schools, food pantries, and various programs providing relief to victims of the virus. Some […]

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United Way board brings on two new members

United Way board brings on two new members

The United Way of Coshocton is proud to announce that it is bringing on two new board members. Captain Dean Hettinger and Leondra Davis were voted in and will start serving the United Way of Coshocton as of November 2020 Davis is currently working as the Coshocton Family Drug Court Coordinator. She began working for […]

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Boy Scouts of America plans to honor community leaders

Local Scouts will be honoring five exceptional community leaders who best exemplify a Scout’s commitment to “Do a Good Turn Daily.” On Wednesday, Dec. 9, one individual from each of these communities – Mount Vernon, Coshocton, Zanesville, Cambridge and Marietta – will be recognized during a virtual presentation. As part of their recognition, a $250 […]

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E-Edition

November 19, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

November 19, 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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November 12, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

November 12, 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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November 5, 2020 Coshocton County Beacon

November 5, 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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