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West Lafayette Rotary names student of the month
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

West Lafayette Rotary names student of the month

Mr. Ian Schwab, son of Tim and Jamie Schwab, was named the West Lafayette Rotary student of the month for April. Ian is a varsity football player, participates in track and wrestling since 6th grade, doing two years in high school.

Once popular tourist site used to be home to local Indian tribes
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Once popular tourist site used to be home to local Indian tribes

Devil's Den, once a popular tourist attraction in Tuscarawas County, was discovered in the 1770's, and frequented by American Indian tribes that resided in the area at that time.

By William Casteel Correspondent, Nctnews
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Payton Bruce, Kaylee Ringer, and Ashley Russell students of the month at NMS

The sixth-grade team is proud to share some interesting facts about Payton Bruce, their star student for the month of April. Payton is a quiet young lady, who comes to school ready to learn, works hard every day and completes assignments on time.

Morgan Burtscher, NHS Student of the Month
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Morgan Burtscher, NHS Student of the Month

Congratulations to Morgan Burtscher for being selected as the April Student of the Month for Newcomerstown High School. Morgan is a member of the National Honor Society, and she has been a three-time Scholar Award recipient.

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BCC names April Students of the Month
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

BCC names April Students of the Month

Buckeye Career Center has honored two students as the April Students of the Month.

NHS Leo Club continues to grow
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

NHS Leo Club continues to grow

Two new members were inducted into the Newcomerstown High School Leo Club. Seen here are Brea Garretson, Leo President; Tanner Norman and Caitlin Glazer, new members; and Nicholas Page, Leo Advisor.

Survey: The current leaders in electric vehicles
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Survey: The current leaders in electric vehicles

As consumer interest in electric vehicles remains high with 15 percent of Americans likely to buy an electric vehicle as their next car, AAA is announcing its top electric, hybrid, and other efficient vehicles for 2017.

Overcoming pain seminar scheduled at Trinity Hospital
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Overcoming pain seminar scheduled at Trinity Hospital

In the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment conducted by Healthy Tusc, 35 percent of Tuscarawas County adults and 46 percent of southern Tuscarawas County adults reported having arthritis, a painful condition that involves inflammation in one or more joints.

Three crossover to Boy Scouts
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Three crossover to Boy Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 424 and Boy Scout Troop 424, both sponsored by the American Legion Post 431 held a crossover ceremony for the WEBELOS 2's crossing over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. The ceremony was conducted at the East School on Saturday, April 15.

Safest Cities in Ohio announced
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Safest Cities in Ohio announced

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announces their Safest Cities in Ohio for 2017. Russell Township, Chester Township, Dover, Bay Village, and Bellevue are the Top 5.

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ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship: Now accepting applications
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship: Now accepting applications

The Educational Research Center of America (ERCA) is awarding $25,000 in scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic school year, to 18 high school students throughout the country to use for higher education expenses.

Newark campus vocal ensemble presents spring concert
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Newark campus vocal ensemble presents spring concert

The Vocal Ensemble at The Ohio State University at Newark will present a spring concert on Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Auditorium on the shared campus of Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). Admission is free and open to the public.

Former Chief Steward on Air Force One to speak at library
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Former Chief Steward on Air Force One to speak at library

The Dover Public Library will host a special evening with author John Haigh on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 PM as part of the library's Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

2017 One Book, One Community Title Selected
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

2017 One Book, One Community Title Selected

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is pleased to announce its 2017 One Book, One Community selection for Tuscarawas County: Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

BCC students place in Ohio SkillsUSA Championships
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

BCC students place in Ohio SkillsUSA Championships

Over 60 Buckeye Career Center students participated in the Ohio SkillsUSA Championships in Columbus Tuesday. The results were announced Wednesday at the 65th annual awards ceremony.

West School April Students of the Month
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

West School April Students of the Month

Congratulations to these students for being selected as the April Student of the Month at West Elementary School for their grade level -- Camryn Hunt, 5th grade; Jaelyn Weingarth, 4th grade; Zane Popadak, 3rs grade; Nelson Moubray, 2nd grade.

BCC to host Spring Open House
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

BCC to host Spring Open House

Buckeye Career Center is celebrating 40 years of educating students in Tuscarawas County, while also inviting prospective students, community members, and alumni to come see the facility and gather with friends.

Society, fraternity honors bestowed at Muskingum
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Society, fraternity honors bestowed at Muskingum

The following students from the area have been inducted into an honor society or honor fraternity at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. Inductions were celebrated during Parents and Family Weekend, held from March 31 to April 2 on campus.

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Ridgewood Middle School third 9 weeks Principal, Honor and Merit Rolls
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Ridgewood Middle School third 9 weeks Principal, Honor and Merit Rolls

4th GRADE Principal Roll 4th Grade: Natalee Cunningham, Ashley Farver, Emily Fechuch, Ava Israel, Ava Kulbacki, Grant Lahmers, Sunny Maple, Sidney Moore, Hart Newell, Katelyn Scott, Maggie Shannon, Brynn Waters Honor Roll 4th Grade: Jordyne Carpenter, Nikayle Chipner, Kiley Hahn, Ho

Claymont students get free haircuts at BCC prior to spring picture day
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Claymont students get free haircuts at BCC prior to spring picture day

A good haircut can set the stage for a positive day and even a positive outlook on life. That was the goal Tuesday, April 4th when 22 Claymont Intermediate 4th and 5th graders were bused to Buckeye Career Center to receive free haircuts from the Cosmetology program juniors.