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Christmas Parade

The Newcomerstown Christmas Parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Good News

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown is planning "Good News Sundays" in December. There are plans for the whole family starting at 9:15 a.m. for every Sunday in December. There will be activities for kids and an adult gathering to hear good stories of how Jesus works in the lives of people today. On the final Sunday, Dec. 23, the church will host the "Best Birthday Party for Jesus" at 9:15 a.m. Stay for worship at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Call the church office with any questions 740-498-6682.

Date changed

The regular meeting of the Salem Township Trustees scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15 was canceled. The next meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Township Hall on St. Clairsville St., Port Washington.

Class of 1956

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1956 will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at T J’s Restaurant in Stonecreek at noon. The Wednesday special is taco salad. If anyone wants taco salad contact Treva Gaskill at 740 498-7719 with a request no later than two days before the meeting.

Class of 1957

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1957 will meet at noon Dec. 4 at the East Main Kitchen & Coffee in Baltic.

Class of 1958

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1958 will have lunch at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Unusual Junction, US Rt.36, West Lafayette.

Class of 1969

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th year reunion at Raven’s Glenn Winery, 56183 County Road 143, West Lafayette, (Off Route 36) on August 17, 2019. Contact Lyman Gano and Norleen Hoadley ( with address updates since the 45th reunion and pass the word to the out of area classmates.

Christmas Sale

Isleta United Methodist Church will conduct its 13th annual "Christmas Cookie & Candy" sale in the church basement on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 to 11 a.m. There will be hundreds of holiday cookies and candies to choose from, and participants can make up their own assortment of favorites. Price is $6.50 per pound. Plan to come early for the best selection! Isleta UMC is located at 58608 County Road 9, Newcomerstown.

Christmas Eve Eve

Area residents are invited to a candlelighting service on Christmas Eve Eve, Sunday, Dec. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10 Fresno. Sing carols and light candles. Bring your family. Everyone welcome., 740-545-9707.

Art on display

The West Lafayette Library featured artist during December will be David Snyder, a Coshocton County resident. He will be sharing his paintings done in acrylic, watercolor or ink, of the Willowbrook coal tipple and barns of Ohio in Coshocton, Holmes and Muskingum counties. When Dave isn't painting you can find him at the Warsaw Museum, where he's been curator for 15 years. The library is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.