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The Guernsey Gathering is turning 10 and will have a final reunion on Sunday, June 24, at the Wheeling Local Elementary School, beginning at 1 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to share; paper goods and beverages will be provided. Organizers said, "Don’t miss, reminisce!" For information, call Cristie Merce at 740-545-7377 or Richard Gano at 740-498-8931.

Class reunion

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1973 has scheduled its 45th class reunion for Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the ARTS/NCT Building, 304 S. College St., Newcomerstown. For more information or reservations, contact Nancy or Jeff Orr at 740-498-7782.

Tractor Pull

BAKERSVILLE — On Saturday, June 16, the Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department will raise funds with a chicken barbecue and an antique tractor pull at the Bakersville Community Park, Route 751. Food will be served beginning at 4 p.m. The tractor pull will start at 6 p.m. The menu will include a half chicken, apple sauce, potato salad, roll, drink and dessert. The cost is $10 for adults and $7.50 for children. A half chicken is $6. For more information, call Chief John Ridenour, 330-897-5293.

G.E. Smith Reunion

The 100th G.E. Smith reunion will start with invocation at 1 p.m., June 24, at Cy Young Park, Shelter 7.

Road closed

Work is set to begin Monday, June 11, on a SR 258 bridge repair project east of Newcomerstown at Dunlap Creek Road. SR 258 traffic will be maintained at all times with temporary traffic signals and 12-foot width restriction. Dunlap Creek Road will close at SR 258 for the duration of this work. Detour is SR 258 east to TR 118, then south on TR 118 to CR 4, then west on CR 4 back to Dunlap Creek Rd. (TR 115). Contractor is Shelly & Sands, Inc., and the completion is slated for Sept. 9.

Public Notices

The 2017 records of Tri County Joint Ambulance District, Tuscarawas County, are completed and can be inspected by contacting Janet A. Chaney, Fiscal Officer, at 740-498-4545.

The 2017 records of Oxford Township, Tuscarawas County, are completed and can be inspected by contacting Gary R. Chaney, Fiscal Officer, at 740-498-4545.

Music Jam

Chestnut Hill Bluegrass band will host a Bluegrass Gospel and Country Music Jam on Fathers Day, June 17, from 2-5 p.m.. The Jam is sponsored by Everals Chapel Preservation Society and is open to all. Grill Master, Justin Gano will be cooking burgers and hot dogs on the grill, on the lawn. The event is free at the Historic Chapel, 60417 Everals Church Road, Newcomerstown. Donations will provide for repairs and maintenance of the 1860's era church.

Class of 1958

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch on Thursday, June 14, at 12:30 p.m. at the East Main Kitchen and Coffee in Baltic.

Class of 1956

The Newcomerstown Class of 1956 will meet for lunch at noon at the East Main Kitchen in Baltic on June 14. East Main Kitchen is the former Miller’s Restaurant.

Class of 1960

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1960 will meet on Wednesday, June 13, at noon at Theo's Restaurant, 632 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge.

Kurz-Kasch retirees

The Kurz-Kasch Inc. retirees luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 at April’s Country Kitchen, 640 Heller Drive in Newcomerstown.

Farmers Market

The Newcomerstown Farmers Market began operating on May 11 in the Newcomerstown Public Library parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The main parking lot will be closed to traffic during the Farmers’ Market. The purpose of the Newcomerstown Farmers’ Market is to promote local agriculture and provide fresh, seasonal foods as well as locally grown plants and locally produced products for sale to the public. It will be open each Friday through the second Friday in October. The Newcomerstown Public Library hosts the Farmers’ Market free of charge. To participate, vendors must grow, raise or make what they sell. Vendors who live in Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison and Holmes County will be given priority if space becomes limited. All vendors must complete and sign a vendor application including a Participation Waiver and Hold Harmless statement before setting up a booth. A full list of rules and the vendor application including the participation waiver and the "Hold Harmless" statement may be found on or

Featured art

The West Lafayette Library is featuring the unique art of Jessica Rohr, during the month of June. A description of Jessica's art in her own words, "my watercolor artwork is a blend of imaginative realism, fantasy, and surrealism, and is inspired by imagination, emotion, nature, music and anything that catches my minds' eye." Library hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Resurfacing is under way on State Route 751 in Coshocton County. The road is being resurfaced from West Lafayette to the Tuscarawas County line. Motorists can expect two lanes of traffic to be maintained with daily flagged lane closures. The contractor is Shelly Co. The estimated completion date is Oct. 15.

Music benefit

A Bluegrass Gospel / Country Music Jam is planned for the third Sunday of each month from 2-5 p.m. at the Historic Everals Chapel, 60417 Everals Church Road just west of Newcomerstown. The event is hosted by Chestnut Hill Bluegrass band and sponsored by Everals Chapel Preservation Society. The event is free and open to the public, All donations and proceeds go toward maintenance and repairs of the old Historic church. Contact Duane Hardesty on 740-498-8456. Food and drinks available. Bring your instruments and come join us.

Vacation Bible School

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown will have Vacation Bible School July 9-13 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme is "Game On!" directed by Tracy Brown. Game On! VBS takes off in full swing as kids look to God and His ultimate playbook for the best game they will ever play. Join VBS for snacks, games, music, crafts and more! There will be classes for preschool through sixth grade. Register by calling 740-498-6682 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to noon or during Vacation Bible School hours. Join the team at Game On! VBS. Everyone is welcome.