The Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee had its GI Joe Drop in Newcomerstown over the Labor Day weekend.

The 10 finalists include: Bobbi Ellis, Darrel Seevers, Judy Wilcox, Jeff Simmons, Ken Gardner, Tracy Campbell, Jason Dodd, Wayne Schworm, Travis Shalosky, Remah Hodge.

The first place winner was Hodge of New Philadelphia. Schworm of Newcomerstown was the second place winner.

First place winner was awarded $2,500. The second place winner won a three-minute shopping spree at Baker's IGA. The shopping spree will take place Dec. 31 in the evening as part of the kick-off events for the Bicentennial year celebration.