Mark Fortune

Author Archive: Mark Fortune

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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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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Relay for Life Armed Forces Walk

Relay for Life Armed Forces Walk

| May 15, 2017

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2017 Relay for Life Teams

2017 Relay for Life Teams

| May 15, 2017

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Relay For Life raises $70,001.70

Relay For Life raises $70,001.70

| May 15, 2017

COSHOCTON – Taking one more step toward a cancer free future. Those were the words that Amber Goddard, one of the event leaders, spoke during the closing ceremony at the 2017 Coshocton County Relay for Life on Saturday, May 13. The event was held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds and is now in its 22nd […]

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Breaking cancer

Breaking cancer

| May 15, 2017

COSHOCTON – Students from Jon McFarland’s Champion Martial Arts classes took turns breaking boards with messages written by area cancer survivors on Saturday morning, May 13 at the fairgrounds during the 22nd annual Relay for Life event. Students used their hands and feet to snap the boards after Tracy Barnhouse, ACS Staff Partner for Coshocton […]

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Dollars for Scholars helps 169 area students

Dollars for Scholars helps 169 area students

| May 12, 2017

COSHOCTON – 2017 marks the 50th anniversary for the Coshocton Chapter of Dollars for Scholars. One of the program’s original five recipients was on the stage to present a financial award to a college bound student from Coshocton County. Mary Stenner, who received an award that helped her pay for a quarter of college at […]

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River View performs “Anything Goes”

River View performs “Anything Goes”

| May 1, 2017

WARSAW – River View performed their spring musical, “Anything Goes” on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, in the auditorium at RVHS.

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