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My books have arrived!

My books have arrived!

| April 8, 2020

You’ve heard the old saying of course. I heard my dad use that phrase often during his life, but it seems to be fading from our vocabulary and it seemed appropriate to pull this out with the recent passing of the 2.2 trillion stimulus bill. Somebody will pay. For those of my generation it will […]

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Grab some bottled water – and donuts!

| March 17, 2020

Are we on the brink of the apocalypse? I don’t think so, but you would not know it by gauging the store shelves – empty – the shutting down of schools, sporting events and more. Is the government taking the necessary – or too many – risks? I think we need to step back a […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

Mark’s Musings – January 29, 2020

| January 28, 2020

As promised my column is returning just in time for a true big game prediction. Did you know that the words S____ B___ are copyrighted by the NFL? I think I read this somewhere but hey, let’s err on the side of caution, shall we? I am still predicting Kansas City behind superstar quarterback Patrick […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 15, 2020

Mark’s Musings – January 15, 2020

| January 14, 2020

The Beacon is rolling along! I am sure that many of you – if not all – were surprised by the announcement of our sale to AloNovus. This was a decision that was many months in the making and one that Nancy and I did not take lightly for many reasons. One of those very […]

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Mark’s Musings – January 8, 2019

Mark’s Musings – January 8, 2019

| January 9, 2020

For the past 11 years the team at The Coshocton County Beacon has had the distinct pleasure and honor of providing this community with a weekly community newspaper that focuses on the positive news happening here in Coshocton County along with publishing advertisements for area businesses and organizations. And while it has been a privilege […]

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Mark’s Musings – December 31, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 31, 2019

| December 27, 2019

Mark’s Musings Here we are on the verge of another year. Another year of promises, anticipation and hope. All mixed in with a presidential election in November. But wait, let’s digress for a moment. How many times did YOU watch “A Christmas Story”? You were aware that it was on two different channels this year, […]

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Mark’s Musings – December 25, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 25, 2019

| December 23, 2019

Merry Christmas to one and all! By the time you receive your Dec. 25 issue of The Coshocton County Beacon many of you will have no doubt already had your first, second or third – viewing of “that” movie. You know the one I am referring to of course. That silly stocking cap – the […]

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Mark’s Musings – December 18, 2019

Mark’s Musings – December 18, 2019

| December 17, 2019

As we head into the final full week before that most joyous of seasons, let’s take a moment of pause to reflect on just how great this community is – and how blessed we are to live here. Coshocton County is just a very special place and has many, many very special people. If you […]

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