Mark Fortune

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I live with my beautiful wife Nancy on a small farm just outside Coshocton. We have been married for thirty two years and have two grown children, Jessica and Jacob. Jessica is married to Aaron Mencer and they are employed with Coshocton City Schools. Jacob is a sophomore at Kent State University. I graduated from River View High School, have a Bachelor’s Degree from North Carolina Wesleyan University and am actively involved with the Roscoe United Methodist Church, serve on several local committees and am a member of the Coshocton Kiwanis Club, having served as Past-President. I love reading, especially military thrillers, the Civil War and history in general. My goal is to write a novel. My wife and I are also AdvoCare distributors and encourage anyone wanting to lose weight, gain energy and better health to explore AdvoCare at our website; www.fortunes4advocare.com. I love the media field, innovative technology and have worked in newspapers for over 30 years – in fact, my first job was delivering newspapers. The Beacon is a dream made possible by the support of this community and a great team. I hope to continue serving Coshocton County for many years.

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Crowd roars for ‘Midnight Rider’

Crowd roars for ‘Midnight Rider’

| July 17, 2017

COSHOCTON – The crowd roared as “Midnight Rider” blasted on to the track at the annual Rough Truck competition held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds on Saturday evening, July 15. The 1936 Chevrolet features a 540 cubic inch engine that boasts 1600 horsepower and hails from Indiana. The truck put the petal to the metal […]

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Family enjoys tractor show

Family enjoys tractor show

| July 10, 2017

COSHOCTON – The bright green and yellow colors of John Deere dominated this year’s Coshocton County Antique Power Association (CCAPA) show as the featured model. The show was held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9. This 1968 John Deere 2510 was one of four tractors that Paul and […]

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Farewell to a hero

Farewell to a hero

| June 22, 2017

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Warsaw Lions Club presents awards

Warsaw Lions Club presents awards

| June 8, 2017

WARSAW – The Warsaw Lions Club celebrated 62 years of service to the community, presented awards and District Governor David Stockum installed officers for the 2017-2018 year at the club’s annual charter night dinner held at Warsaw Elementary School on Tuesday, June 6. The First Year Lion Award was presented to Travis Mullett, Lion of […]

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Home Loan Savings Bank celebrates 135th anniversary

Home Loan Savings Bank celebrates 135th anniversary

| May 31, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Home Loan Savings Bank celebrated its 135th anniversary with a lunchtime reception for customers on Wednesday, May 31 at the Main Street office and Walnut Street location in Coshocton, the West Lafayette branch and the office in Mount Vernon. CEO Robert “Bob” Hamilton is pictured with Gordon and Ruth Hardesty at the […]

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Reception honors Dr. Meyer

Reception honors Dr. Meyer

| May 26, 2017

COSHOCTON – Dr. Jerold Meyer, who has been an integral part of the Coshocton medical and hospice community for many years, is retiring and his retirement was honored with a reception hosted by Interim HealthCare Hospice at the Lock Landing in the Roscoe Village Visitor Center on Thursday evening, May 25. Dr. Meyer was greeted […]

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Roscoe Tigers still roaring

Roscoe Tigers still roaring

| May 22, 2017

COSHOCTON – Graduates of Roscoe High School met for their 124th annual alumni banquet at the Coshocton County Career Center on Saturday evening, May 20 with Schumaker Farms catering the meal. Pastor “Gus” Guthrie welcomed everyone, emceed the event and entertained everyone following the meal and special recognitions with a gospel illusions magic show. Veterans […]

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Scenes from the 2017 Relay for Life

Scenes from the 2017 Relay for Life

| May 15, 2017

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