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May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to: May 16: Kathy McNutt, Michael Gibson May 18: Orlan Harding, John Powell, Britni Willims May 19: Andrea Emerick,, Seely Clark Welch May 20: Laura Weinzimmer May 21: Grant Brubaker, Sara Miller, Theresa Norman May 22: Brian Harstine, Flo

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

It's the season for lawn mower safety

Lawn mowing season has begun in the area, so here are a few safety tips supplied by the Guernsey and Noble Counties Long Term Recover Committee and the Emergency Management Agencies.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Touch A Truck event set for June 3

Hospice of Guernsey is excited to announce its 3rd Annual Touch A Truck, which will take place at Deerassic Park on Saturday, June 3 from 10a.m. to 2p.m.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Blessings

When life gives you more than you can stand -- kneel. I saw these words on a sign recently and though I have seen these, or similar ones, many times, I was reminded once again of from where, and from who, my strength comes.

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May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Composting: The good and bad?

One of the last classes that I had when I took the Master Gardener classes was conducted by Harvey Burkholder of Shiloh. The compost business he owns is called Incred-a-soil. This man knows how to do composting correctly. There are many companies that know how to compost in the area.

By Erik Larsen
Winterizing vehicles: Staying safe until spring
Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Winterizing vehicles: Staying safe until spring

Winter weather can strike fast in Ohio and people are often caught off-guard. Drivers especially can get caught in some nasty situations. AAA reported that from December 2015 to March 2016, there were 22,000 motorists who crashed on wet or slick roads just in Ohio.

By Jamie Hopps
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Three words most people have been taught since kindergarten, to help do their part to save the environment.

By Jamie Hopps The Daily Jeffersonian
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and 20,000 sixpence
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and 20,000 sixpence

They say that love is the greatest adventure. But sometimes adventures cost. A lot. I'm not saying the journey isn't worth it. Marriage is a beautiful thing and it should start with having those who love and support you. And why not have a few pretty little bobbles around you too?

By Jamie Hopps The Daily Jeffersonian
Say it with flowers
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Say it with flowers

For centuries, people have used the beauty and fragrance of flowers to communicate with others. Even today, flowers remain one of the most popular ways to send sincere, unspoken messages of affection, thanks, peace and more.

Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Newcomerstown Quilt Bees

Feb. 7, 9-2 p.m. Quilting Bees will start a new project for the month. A supply list can be found on Shutterfly and is called Carnival. Feb. 9, 6-9 p.m. Continue working to finish up past projects. Feb. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. All Nighter.

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'The Greatest Show on Earth' coming to an end
Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

'The Greatest Show on Earth' coming to an end

In May, Ringling Brother will close after 146 years. Kenneth Feld, chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment and the producer of Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey says that his family is "extremely grateful to the millions of families who have made Ringling Bros. part of their lives for generations.

WWI book discussion: 'A Farewell to Arms' by Ernest Hemingway
Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

WWI book discussion: 'A Farewell to Arms' by Ernest Hemingway

COSHOCTON -- The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is hosting a book discussion on Feb. 12, at 5 p.m. about the historical fiction novel, "A Farewell to Arms," by Ernest Hemingway. "A Farewell to Arms" takes place in Italy during WWI.

Countdown to spring
Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Countdown to spring

Fifty-four. That's how many days until spring. At least from the day that I am writing this article. Spring officially begins at midnight on Monday, March 20, 2017 and I personally can not wait. Although Ohio can be finicky and snow and ice are still a challenge, spring gives us all hope.

By Jamie Hopps The Daily Jeffersonian
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to perform at Kent Tusc.
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to perform at Kent Tusc.

NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The iconic country rock band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will be in concert Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Newcomerstown Quilting Bees

The following activities are scheduled for January. Jan. 10, 9-2 p.m., Quilt Bees UFO. Start the new year out right and finish up an old project or start a new one. New projects for the new year will be discussed. Jan. 12, 6-9 p.m., Evening Bees, Unfinished objects. Jan.

Tips for coping with cold sores during the winter months
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Tips for coping with cold sores during the winter months

It's winter, which means it's also the season for colds, the flu and stress, all of which can trigger fever blister and cold sore outbreaks, which may make many people feel embarrassed. The reality is that this mild affliction is very prevalent.

The lost art of writing things down
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

The lost art of writing things down

In this digital age, you may go days without using a pen and paper, but there are many reasons to skip the devices and stick to writing things down. From staying organized to planning your week to tracking career growth, here are a few things to take note of when it comes to taking notes.

Tips for Newcomerstown residents to save and spend wisely in 2017
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Tips for Newcomerstown residents to save and spend wisely in 2017

Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the New Year is the best time to take stock of personal finance habits and make beneficial changes for the year ahead. Here are some useful tips and tricks to spend and save wisely in 2017.

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New Year, New You
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

New Year, New You 

Making and keeping resolutions is difficult without direction or the advice of experts. Luckily, there are plenty of great resources to help, no matter what you are trying to accomplish. Here are four books that can help you stick to your goals throughout the year.

Fall Trend Report: Tips to Refresh Your Wardrobe this Season
Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Fall Trend Report: Tips to Refresh Your Wardrobe this Season 

Cool weather means tailgating, apple picking, attending festivals and enjoying the changing leaves. It also means it's time to refresh the wardrobe.