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Eclipse parties

Eclipse parties

On April 8, a total solar eclipse crossed North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. According to https://ema.ohio.gov/media-publications/ohio-total-solar-eclipse, people within a 124-mile wide band in the state of Ohio experienced a total solar eclipse. Areas in Ohio outside of that expereinced a partial eclipse. On average, a total solar eclipse happens somewhere […]

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Piano contest winner named

Piano contest winner named

On Sunday evening, April 7, at the Roscoe Village Foundation Visitor Center before an enthusiastic crowd and a panel of five judges, two finalists performed on the Montgomery piano to determine the senior division winner of the 36th annual Edward E. Montgomery Jr. Piano Competition. Kayli Schoch, the daughter of Lori and Kevin Schoch and […]

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Work to begin again on SR 16

Work to begin again on SR 16

Beginning Wednesday, April 10, work will begin on SR 16 between County Road 6 and Spitler Drive. Two-way traffic will be maintained on SR 16, however, motorists can expect the following impacts to side streets: County Road 6 Right turn only out of County Road 6. Traffic must go SR 16 westbound. G&M Automotive / […]

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Sports

Pickleball tournament scheduled at Kids America

Pickleball tournament scheduled at Kids America

The Clover Classic Pickleball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 16, in Coshocton at Kids America has drawn 144 players from across Ohio and in neighboring states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Approximately 70% of players are from out of town, playing a fast-paced styled tournament. There are a a total of 36 teams entered in […]

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RVHS senior places at state swim meet

RVHS senior places at state swim meet

River View senior Colin Addy placed eighth in the 50 yard freestyle in the prelims, bettering his school record time again with a 21.62, and making it to the finals where he stood on the podium for the second straight year after swimming another record time of 21.35 and finishing fifth in the state. He […]

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Addy advances to state, girls’ relay makes podium

Addy advances to state, girls’ relay makes podium

Ten River View swimmers competed in the OHSAA Central-Southeast District Division II Championship Meet at Ohio University on Feb. 16. The top eight in each event were awarded medals, with the top three in individual events, and the top two in relays, earning automatic state tournament berths, with the remaining at large spots seeded by […]

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Opinion

Around the world in just a balloon

Around the world in just a balloon

Those of us that are in a certain “age range” will recall the original 1956 movie, “Around the World in 80 Days” starring David Niven as the English inventor Phileas Fogg. The film was remade in 2004 and starred Steve Coogan as the inventor. The film was based on the Jules Verne classic 1873 novel […]

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Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

Coshocton County is rolling into the New Year

You can choose the wording but regardless of how you want to construct your sentence (I just got chills from thinking about sentence structure in high school) our community is on the move. New construction projects dot the landscape, businesses are opening, expanding, moving to new locations in both the public and private sectors. It […]

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Squeezin’ the stuffins out

That’s what it looked like to me – the Buckeyes maybe ate too much Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. Brilliant at times, lethargic when it mattered. Apparently TTUN just wanted it more. Serious fans have already crunched all the numbers and know that the Buckeyes still have an outside chance to make the four-team playoff – […]

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Notices

Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 3, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 1 Accidents and 6 Complaints.  Accidents:  Chris Winegar of Coshocton reported a non injury accident in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Complaints:  A female reported an assault. A White Eyes Township Trustee reported damage to a property on Township Road 172. Marcia Hardesty of Coshocton reported vandalism in the 400 block of […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Nov. 2, 2021

The Sheriff’s Office investigated 0 Accidents and 10 Complaints.  Accidents:  Complaints:  Deputies responded to an overdose in the 500 block of North Oak Street in West Lafayette John Barker of Coshocton reported a stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of Adams Street Muskingum County Job and Family Services reported a sexual abuse case that took […]

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Sheriff Office Report for Oct. 29, 2021

The Sheriff Office investigated 5 Accident and 4 Complaints.  Accident:  Alia Everhart of Coshocton reported a hit skip in the 300 block of South Third Street. Elisha Shaw of Washington Court House was traveling eastbound on US Route 36 and rear ended a vehicle being operated by Fredrick Wachtel of Coshocton Ceicie Rhoades of Blissfield […]

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Clubs & Organizations

West Lafayette Rotary offers flag program

West Lafayette Rotary offers flag program

The West Lafayette Rotary Club is proud to announce that once again this year they will doing the Lease An American Flag program. Flags this year are $30. They will be installed for Memorial Day and will be left up until Veteran’s Day. The flags and poles are the property of the Rotary Club and […]

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Coshocton Rotary Flag program is back

Coshocton Rotary Flag program is back

The Coshocton Rotary Flag program is back for 2024. For $30 a year, the Coshocton Rotary volunteers will place a 3’ x 5’ flag in your yard within the Coshocton city limits. The flag will remain the property of the Coshocton Rotary Club. Flags will be placed before Memorial Day.  Orders must be received by […]

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Meet Jackson from the LCC Class of 2024

Meet Jackson from the LCC Class of 2024

Mary Jackson was born and raised in Liberty, Texas, a small town not unlike Coshocton, southeast of Houston. Following graduation from Liberty High School Jackson enlisted in the Army in 1995. She attended basic training in Fort Jackson, SC and then went to Fort Lee, VA for training as an automatic logistics specialist. Upon graduation, […]

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E-Edition

April 11, 2024 Coshocton County Beacon

April 11, 2024 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 4, 2024 Coshocton County Beacon

April 4, 2024 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 28, 2024 Coshocton County Beacon

March 28, 2024 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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