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Chief Layton announces retirement

Chief Layton announces retirement

Coshocton City Mayor Mark Mills announced at the April 12 city council meeting that Fire Chief Michael Layton will be retiring on April 30. Chief Layton has served the citizens as a firefighter for 33 years and as chief of the Coshocton Fire Department since 2004. Under his leadership, the Coshocton Fire Department has made […]

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Chief Layton announces retirement

Chief Layton announces retirement

The City of Coshocton has received notice that Fire Chief Michael Layton will be retiring on April 30. Chief Layton has served the citizens as a firefighter for 33 years and as chief of the Coshocton Fire Department since 2004. Under his leadership, the Coshocton Fire Department has made significant advancements, including with modernization of […]

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Big Coshocton Cleanup set for April 17

Big Coshocton Cleanup set for April 17

It’s time once again for the 17th annual Big Coshocton Cleanup on Saturday morning April 17.  Groups and individuals are invited to meet Saturday morning at the gazebo on the court square at 8:30 a.m. to register and acquire their assigned area.The first 50 participants will receive a free t-shirt provided by Coshocton Recycling. Kyle […]

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Sports

Davis competes for Marietta golf

Davis competes for Marietta golf

Clay Davis, a 2019 CHS graduate, and a sophomore on the Marietta men’s golf team, competed at River Greens Golf Course April 10. The Marietta men’s golf team placed second at the Cardinal Classic, a 27-hole event. Davis shot a 36 and two rounds of 38. He finished with a total of 112, which was […]

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Ryan named OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week

The Ohio Athletic Conference has named Muskingum baseball sophomore infielder Devin Ryan as the OAC Baseball Hitter of the Week after his outstanding play in a game against Wilmington. He helped guide the Muskies to a 3-1 weekend against the Quakers. Ryan led the Muskies at the plate with a .650 batting percentage in four games […]

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County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

County wrestlers fall short at state tournament

The 2021 OHSAA Division III state wrestling tournament hosted by Marion Harding High School concluded on March 14. Two country wrestlers fell short of the podium in their respected weight classes. Ethan Dixon of Coshocton finished the season with a record of 22-8 at the 120 lb. weight class. Dixon lost in the first round […]

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Opinion

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Here’s hoping that everyone had a Happy Easter and enjoyed, perhaps, more of a family get together than last year. Typically, I review the papers from the year before to make sure we are not missing a community event or happening that we should be aware of. As I flipped through the pages of the […]

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There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

As I was cramming another mouthful of that ever so special Western treat into my mouth this morning (that would be cereal!) I thought about all of the cereals I have enjoyed over the years. Many of them are familiar to everyone, Rice Krispies, Cheerios, Wheaties, Life, and so on and so forth. But growing […]

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Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

And if they don’t believe you after that, you continue telling them until by golly, they do believe the message that you are delivering. This is the age-old mantra of motivational speakers, instructors and politicians, among many others. We seem to be living in the age of “if we tell the people something enough times, […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for April 9, 2021

On April 8th, the Sheriff Office investigated 2 Accidents and 4 Complaints.   Accidents: Cody Edgell of Coshocton was traveling Eastbound on County Road 24, near Township Road 28, when he struck a deer. See news release. Complaints: The Village of Warsaw reported a litter complaint at the Warsaw Park. An overdose was reported in the […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 8, 2021

On April 7th, the Sheriff Offie investigated 3 Accidents and 5 Complaints.  Accidents:  Brian Sturgeon of Warsaw was traveling Northbound on State Route 60, near Township Road 447, when Mr. Sturgeon lost control of his vehicle, went off the left side of the road and striking an embankment. Tyren Walker of Coshocton reported his vehicle […]

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Sheriff Office Report for April 7, 2021

On April 6th, the Sheriff Office investigated 0 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accident:   Complaints:  Under investigation. Juvenile involved. Scott Martin of Coshocton reported a vandalism. Bryan Sayre of Coshocton reported a fraud in the 1700 block of Buena Vista Drive. Susan Hammond of Coshocton reported unemployment fraud. Traffic stop.

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Clubs & Organizations

Meet Sydney Hadley – LCC Class of 2021

Meet Sydney Hadley – LCC Class of 2021

Sydney Hadley grew up in Muskingum County, mostly in the Dresden area.  A 2009 graduate of Tri-Valley High School, this Fighting Scottie ran cross country; track and played basketball. She was also was a member of the Adamsville Mixed Farmers 4-H Club where she showed cattle. Hadley attended Muskingum University, graduating in 2013 with a […]

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Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Baylor reflects on time with LCC Class of 2021

Christy Baylor was born in 1980 in Coshocton, and attended Keene Elementary and River View Junior High School. She then attended high school at Coshocton and graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998. Her father is Larry Corder, a well-known realtor and auctioneer who also worked for AEP. Baylor helped with her father’s auctions and […]

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Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton BPW donates to foster care program

Coshocton Business and Professional Women (BPW) members donated 24 back packs filled with a blanket, stuffed animal, tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, coloring book and crayons, plus extra supplies and diapers to the foster care program at Job and Family Services. Members were inspired to help after hearing Leslie Fehrman Ridenbaugh give her Individual Development […]

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E-Edition

April 8, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 8, 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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April 1, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

April 1, 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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March 25, 2021 Coshocton County Beacon

March 25, 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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