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Add some landscape appeal with garden art
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Add some landscape appeal with garden art

Adding excitement to your garden is easy. You can create instant, year-round color, structure, motion and fun to your landscape with a bit of garden art. Just like shopping for plants, look for pieces that complement your gardening style.

By Melinda Myers
Planting a natural dye garden can be easy
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Planting a natural dye garden can be easy

As interest in eco-friendly products and methods grows, it's no surprise that many artists and other creative types are planting natural dye gardens. Low-cost and easy to grow, dye gardens can be planted just about anywhere.

By Kim Cook Associated Press
Remedy landscape drainage problems
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Remedy landscape drainage problems

Homeowners understand that reaping the rewards of beautiful lawns and gardens requires hard work. But sometimes even hard work won't be enough to prevent problems in a lawn or garden.

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Down Memory Lane
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Down Memory Lane

Pupils of Everal's School, which was once located near the Everal's Church, are seen in this class photo dated April 16, 1907. It appears to be a class of various grades. The American flag noted in the background is a forty-five star flag which was used from 1896-1908.

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Happy 50th Anniversary!
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy 50th Anniversary!

James "Denny" and Marlene Ross, Newcomerstown, celebrated 50 years of marriage on Sunday, May 28. The couple were wed May 28, 1967 in the former Trinity Methodist Church in Newcomerstown. To celebrate the anniversary, a weekend getaway with family and friends was planned. Mrs.

Engagement announced
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Engagement announced

Joe and Cindy Wright of Newcomerstown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie, to Matthew Swigert. Matthew is the son of Pam and Steve Swigert of Coshocton. Jamie is a graduate of Newcomerstown High School, Ohio University, and Muskingum University.

Gypsy Road Trip
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Gypsy Road Trip

NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Step back in time nearly 250 years to see the location of the first church and school west of the Allegheny Mountains. Along the banks of the Tuscarawas River in New Philadelphia, experience historic Schoenbrunn Village.

By Beverly Kerr Special To The News
Wedding
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Wedding

Chelsea Raine Fenton and Eric Lee Martin were married Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Lake Park Pavilion in Coshocton. Pastor Kenneth Hacker of St. Paul's Lutheran Church officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Gary and Heather Fenton, of Newcomerstown.

Middle School students win honors
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Middle School students win honors

On Thursday, May 18, 15 of Newcomerstown Middle School seventh-graders traveled with their teacher, Mrs. Myra Marinucci, to Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia to compete against students from several other area schools in the annual East Central Ohio ESC Math Tournament.

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

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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.

By Wilda Caplinger Contributor
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.

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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.

'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.