At its annual Father and Son Banquet, Saturday, March 14, Lone Star Lodge presented 50 year service pins to C. Aaron Swank and Larry Hagan.

Richard Duane Smith was awarded the rare 65 year certificate and pin.

Approximately 80 members and guests enjoyed a meal prepared by Oriental Chapter No. 106, Order of the Eastern Star.

Vane Scott III presented his outstanding "Many Faces of Old Glory" flag program, which was enthusiastically received with a standing ovation.

Lone Star Lodge No. 175 has been a part of Newcomerstown for 166 years. It was chartered in 1849, and is a part of the world's oldest and largest fraternity.