G.I. Joe Drop planned

The Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee is sponsoring its first ever G.I. Joe Drop to be held on Labor Day (Sept. 2) at noon at Lee Stadium, Newcomerstown.

Tickets are $1 each and are on sale now. Tickets are available at the American Legion, April's Country Kitch'n, Baker's IGA, Cy Young Lanes, Dick's Place, The Elks, Medi-Wise Pharmacy, Terry's Pizza Shoppe, Tony's Cafe and The Touraine Club.

A drawing for the top 10 finalists in the Labor Day drop will take place Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at the community meeting at the David Barber Civic Center, Newcomerstown.

The top winner in the drop will win $2,500. The second prize is a three-minute shopping spree at Baker's IGA. The final eight prizes are to be decided.

The G.I. Joes are on display at Baker's IGA in Newcomerstown.

Farmers market set

GNADENHUTTEN -- A farmers market will take place every Saturday at the Town Hall Square in Gnadenhutten from 8 a.m. to noon through the last Saturday in September.

There will be fresh produce, baked goods, eggs, honey, maple syrup, beef, sausage, jams and jellies, flowers, Avon, handmade crafts and more.

Adult grief support group

COSHOCTON -- A weekly adult grief support group meets every other Friday at 11 a.m. in the Health Services and Hospice of Coshocton, 230 S. 4th St., Coshocton. The next meeting is set for July 5.

For information, call Mary at 740-623-7311, ext. 205.

Registration is not necessary but helpful.



Anyone or any organization wishing to correspond with the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee can use: The Newcomerstown Ohio Bicentennial Committee, P.O. Box 11, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

Christ's Kitchen

Christ's Kitchen, located in the Fellowship Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown, serves dinner from 4 to 6:15 p.m. every Monday. The dining room is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The meal is free but donations are accepted.

The church is located at 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.

For information, call 498-8134.

Sonshine Boxes drop-off

Bob Pell's Nationwide Insurance office, located at 117 N. Bridge St., Newcomerstown, is a new collection site for items to be sent to soldiers serving our country. Items may still be donated at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, also in Newcomerstown. Sonshine Boxes consist of anything a soldier might need such as personal hygiene items, games, movies, etc.

For information, call 498-7994.