To submit items for the Calendar, email them to at least two weeks before the event.

I-77 road work

Work is expected to begin March 12 on crossover construction in preparation for this summer’s bridge construction on Interstate 77 just south of the New Philadelphia Interchange. The I-77 bridge decks will be replaced over Steele Hill Road. Starting Monday, March 12, daily lane closures of the passing lanes are expected while ODOT’s contractor, JD Williamson Construction Co. Inc. from Tallmadge, Ohio, constructs the work zone for the crossover of traffic. The completion date for this $3.1 million project is Oct. 31, 2018. For more information contact: or (330) 308-3949.

Class of 1960

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1960 will have a meeting at noon on Wednesday, March 14, at April’s Country Kitch’n.


A homemade spaghetti dinner will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at Calvary United Methodist Church at the corner of State State and Heller Drive. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under and free for pre-schoolers and also includes salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Carry-outs and local delivery are available. Call 740-498-8766.

Kurz Kasch retirees

The Kurz Kasch retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, at April’s Country Kitch’n.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will have a blood drive at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown, from 1-6 p.m. on March 14. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Class of 1958

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch on Thursday, March 8, at 12:30 p.m. in Tents of Grace Restaurant, Gnadenhutten.


There will be a homemade spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, March 9, at the Newcomerstown Masonic Center, 235 N. Bridge St. The meal also includes hot garlic bread, salad, dessert and beverage. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children under 12 and free for pre-school children. Carry-out and delivery are available (330 243-5706).

Everals Society

The Everals Chapel Preservation Society will have its monthly meeting on March 8 at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be at the Chapel located at 60417 Everals Church Road, Newcomerstown.Call 740-498-5636 for more information.

Carnation sale

The Newcomerstown Lions Club annual Carnation Sale is under way. The carnations are $15 per dozen or $23 per dozen for mail orders. The order deadline is Wednesday, March 14, and the carnations will be delivered Saturday, March 24. To order, call 740-498-5406.



Cy Young Youth Baseball League will host a boys indoor batting practice with Newcomerstown High School Coach Robb Hendershot every Sunday. Pony League and Little League will practice from 2-3 p.m. and Minor League and Coach Pitch will practice from 3-4 p.m. The practices will be at the W.M. Brode Building on Heller Drive.

Class of 1957

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1957 will hold its March luncheon at The Main Street Grill in Newcomerstown at noon.



Anyone wishing to order a Newcomerstown High School yearbook for 20-17-2018 can do so at

Flower sale

Isleta United Methodist Church is taking spring flower orders through March 4: flats of 36 annuals for $13.25; 5" pots of specialty plants for $3.50; 10" hanging baskets for $14.00; and 1 gallon pot perennials for $7.75. There is a huge list of flowers available from the grower, Molesky Greenhouse of Alliance. Flowers can be picked up Sat. May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Proceeds from the flower sale go to missions, local and beyond. For more information and an order form, call Bev Darr at 330-663-3923.

Heavenly Dogs

St. James Lutheran Church Men will host their fifth annual "Heavenly Hot Dogs and More" at the church, 215 Church St., Tuscarawas, each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through the end of March. The event is a warm meal of a sandwich, soup, dessert and beverage. Carry-out is available. Free-will donations are accepted to cover the cost of the meal and any extra proceeds will go toward projects by the men’s group.



Rides to RU Recovery Program at Chili Crossroads Bible Church available every Friday at 6:30 p.m. Meet in front of 612 Walnut Street in Coshocton. Everyone welcome. More information at 740-545-9707.

Free screening

Did you know? Some of the smartest people in history had dyslexia. Einstein, Beethoven, Newton. Does your child struggle with reading or spelling? Chili Learning Center can help. Call for a free screening. 740-610-0828