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Tents of Grace Cafe, Gnadenhutten
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Tents of Grace Cafe, Gnadenhutten

Hope Johnson acquired Tents of Grace Cafe in Gnadenhutten on September 8, 2015. In the short time span of just over one and one-half years, she has turned the restaurant into "the place to go.

Child abuse blue ribbon raises awareness for students
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Child abuse blue ribbon raises awareness for students

A blue ribbon painted on the shared campus of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) by Licking County Job and Family Services to mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month is having an impact on students.

Don't Miss You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Don't Miss You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee, April 30 at 2 p.m. in the Newcomerstown Middle School auditorium. All tickets priced at the student price of $6 so adults are invited to come, enjoy the show, and be a kid again. Suitable for all ages ... bring the whole family!

American Legion Post 431
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

American Legion Post 431

The American Legion, One W. Canal St., currently offers various dining opportunities to non-members in our community, including a weekly special that runs Sunday through Saturday. However, alcoholic beverages may only be purchased by members. Dining Sunday, April 23-29, 12-4 p.m.

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Concerns raised over aging buidling
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerns raised over aging buidling

During the regular council session on Monday night (April 17) it was reported that the building that houses the Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad/Fire Department, located on College Street, is in need of repair.

By William Casteel Correspondent, Nctnews
Officer admits to shooting self
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Officer admits to shooting self

NEW PHILADELPHIA -- A Newcomerstown police officer is facing charges after his story that he was shot by two people in a black Geo Tracker during a traffic stop unraveled under investigation. Bryan J.

By Jon Baker Gatehouse Ohio Media
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

My Hometown, Gekelemukpechunk

#14 --George Beers and Grandfather Pilling. Doctor Beers' son George had a drugstore where the Gray electric store is now located. George was very proficient at profanity, having no doubt learned much from his father, the old doctor.

By D.b. Moore Contributor, Nctnews
Tuscarawas County American Legions honor Dennis G. Belle
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Tuscarawas County American Legions honor Dennis G. Belle

At the 88th Annual Commanders Banquet on April 8, Dennis G. Belle, more commonly known as Denny Belle, was named Outstanding Tuscarawas County Veteran of the Year. Since his military service, Denny has given years of his life in dedication to many services and activities in his community.

Happy Housewive's Tea Party at Olde Main Street
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Housewive's Tea Party at Olde Main Street

Ladies, don't miss "The Happy Housewives' Tea Party," a special event at the Olde Main Street Museum and Social Center on Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m. This will be a tea party, 1950s-style, featuring a menu and entertainment straight out of the 1950s.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Birthday

Just a few birthdays that we know of to celebrate. April 26 -- Michael Smith, Kendra Carpenter, Jansen Lenzo, Gavin Blankenship, Deb DeRing Heifner. April 27 -- April Beall, Randy McCune, Terry Buchanan.

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Supervisors 'disappointed' officer lied about shooting
Apr 19, 2017 12:06 PM

Supervisors 'disappointed' officer lied about shooting

NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Tuscarawas County Sheriff Orvis Campbell and Newcomerstown Police Chief Gary Holland said Tuesday they were disappointed to learn that an officer's report of being shot during a traffic stop was a lie.

Nancy Molnar / Gatehouse Ohio Media
Charlie Brown is coming to town
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Charlie Brown is coming to town

Don't miss You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown presented by the NCT Thespians April 28, 29 at 7 p.m. and 30 at 2 p.m. in the Middle School auditorium. The show is recommended for the whole family.

Free event for all veterans and their families
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Free event for all veterans and their families

Columbus Zoo Saturday, July 1 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Police Log

Wednesday, April 5 2:22 a.m. Traffic offense. U.S. 36. Warning issued. 8:37 a.m. Traffic offense. W. Main St. Citation issued. 8:50 a.m. Alarm drop. Accurate Products, Elizabeth St. False alarm. 1:35 p.m. Traffic offense. E. Canal St. Citation issued.

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

The media has done a good job bringing to light the prevalence and severity of the use of heroin, prescription drugs, and marijuana among our nation's youth. But what about alcohol? We don't hear much about it in the news anymore. Is underage drinking still that widespread?

American Legion Post 431
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

American Legion Post 431

The American Legion, One W. Canal St., currently offers various dining opportunities to non-members in our community, including a weekly special that runs Sunday through Saturday. However, alcoholic beverages may only be purchased by members. Dining Sunday, April 16-22, 12-4 p.m.

Coshocton Community Choir Concert
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Coshocton Community Choir Concert

The Coshocton Community Choir's I'm Gonna Sing Spring Concert will be held on Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m.at Coshocton High School's McKinley Auditorium. Now in its 46th season, the Community Choir was organized in 1971 by its director, Charles R.

Hazel Plants is Ohio Lottery Cash Explosion contestant
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Hazel Plants is Ohio Lottery Cash Explosion contestant

Hazel Plants, seen here with Baker's IGA store manager, Roger Seitz, purchased a winning Cash Explosion entry ticket at the Newcomerstown store. Ms. Plants can been seen on the Ohio Lottery's Cash Explosion program, airing May 20. Her friends and family wish her the very best of luck.

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Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

My Hometown, Gekelemukpechunk

#14 -- Central Ohio Fair. Cobbler Matty Sultzer Central Ohio District Fair The only time I ever saw my father really angry was at our Fair. I call it our Fair as the grounds were just west of Newcomerstown, on what is now owned by the Kistler heirs.

By D.b. Moore Contributor, Nctnews
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Dr. Tupper collecting shoes for Salvation Army donation

The time for spring cleaning has arrived. Summer is coming and school will be out shortly. When you come across gently used shoes in your closets or garage, please consider donating them versus to throwing them out. You may drop them off at Dr.