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Aug 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Weeds can be serious problem for all of us

So, have you been out weeding your gardens this week?

Eric Larson
Lawton-Hirsh
Aug 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Lawton-Hirsh

Nicki J. Lawton and Brian R. Hirsh were united in marriage on June 24, 2017. Rev. Ken Mann performed the ceremony. The couple made their commitment to one another during a small ceremony at a private residence in Florida. A reception followed. Immediate family members were in attendance.

Thursby-Fenton
Aug 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Thursby-Fenton

Apryl Anne Thursby and Caleb Isaiah Fenton were married Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Lake Park Pavilion in Coshocton, Ohio. Rev. Derek Hickman officiated the double-ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Gary and Heather Fenton of Newcomerstown, Ohio, and Tina Croft of Canton, Ohio.

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Memory Lane

TEN YEARS AGO - 2007 The Port Washington Elementary building was demolished in preparation for a new building to be erected. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new school was scheduled for Oct. 21.

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Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

County receives 'Baby 1st' grant

The Tuscarawas County Health Department has been selected as a recipient of an infant safe sleep mini-grant through Baby 1st Network.

Hospital program focuses on plant-based diet
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Hospital program focuses on plant-based diet

DOVER -- Are you sick and tired of feeling well, sick and tired? Union Hospital's Community Health and Wellness staff has a potential solution through a plant-based diet.

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Like it or not, broccoli is good for you

Turns out our mothers may have been onto something when they told us to eat our vegetables -- especially our broccoli.

By Jonathan M. Pitts The Baltimore Sun (tns)
Quilting beginners class
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Quilting beginners class

The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be offering a beginners class and will be making a quilt (pictured above) starting August 3. Each week the group will work on a new technique and build this quilt as shown on Pinterest.

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
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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.

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.