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Mark’s Musings – April 17, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 17, 2019

| April 17, 2019

I knew this day would come. For my own selfish reasons I wanted to delay the inevitable as long as possible. But we are all destined for life on this earth to end. Robert M. “Pinky” Fortune, Dad to me, was the greatest man that I have ever known or ever will know. And I […]

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Mark’s Musings – April 10, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 10, 2019

| April 9, 2019

I see that the Forsythia is now – and by the time you read your Beacon this week – will be in full bloom. So, this begs the question that pops up every spring just like the dandelions, will we or will we not, have three snows? My gut instinct says no to this question […]

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Mark’s Musings – April 3, 2019

Mark’s Musings – April 3, 2019

| April 2, 2019

Yes, spring is actually here – just look at the calendar if you need proof. And, the grass is showing glimmers of more green each and every day. Sure, we may vault into summer after a week of spring just like last year but a vault into summer is certainly better than a flop back […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 27, 2019

| March 26, 2019

Did you get the chamber auction items that you wanted? I think we did – for the most part. What an incredible showing of community togetherness – from the people, businesses and organizations that donate items to those that help sponsor it to those that make it possible. And we can’t forget about all those […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 20, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 20, 2019

| March 19, 2019

It’s March Madness time! It’s madness all around with this crazy Ohio weather, snow one hour and 50 degrees the next. You know how it is this time of year. As we push headlong into spring – IT’S FINALLY HERE! – we just need to wait on the forsythia to bloom so we can have […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 3, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 3, 2019

| March 12, 2019

Local high school wrestlers performed well at the OHSAA state wrestling tournament that was held late last week and weekend in Columbus. Wrestlers from Coshocton, River View and Newcomerstown qualified for the state meet and Redskin junior Lucian Brink won first place in the 113 pound weight category. Congratulations Lucian! A Beacon reader popped in […]

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Mark’s Musings – March 6, 2019

Mark’s Musings – March 6, 2019

| March 5, 2019

The number six seeded River View Lady Bears deserve to be congratulated for winning the sectional championship after knocking off Indian Valley and Steubenville – it took number one seed New Philadelphia to knock out the Lady Bears. Congrats on a great season Lady Bears! There are a lot of things coming up or happening […]

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Mark’s Musings – February 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings – February 27, 2019

| February 26, 2019

Rami Malek took home the Oscar for actor in a leading role and “Bohemian Rhapsody” captured four of the statues on Sunday evening, Feb. 24 at the 91st Academy Awards. For those that have seen the movie, you know that Malek gave a tremendous performance cast in the role of Queen lead vocalist and legendary […]

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