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

Missions Fundraiser

Victory Assembly of God Church, 311 S. College St., is having a "You Bring It! We Wash It!" event on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in back of the church. Organizers said area residents can bring cars, trucks, campers, lawn furniture and more. For more informattion, call 740-498-6547 or 740-552-1535.

Yard sales

The Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce is holding its Community Yard Sales August 3 and 4. To have an address advertised in The Newcomerstown News and Times-Reporter, call 740 498-4545 or 740 498-8562 before the deadline of noon on July 26. If there is no answer please leave a name, telephone number and the address of the sale. There is no charge and items are not listed.

Christmas in July

The #orangeandblackgetfit non-profit workout group will host a "Christmas in July" vendor fair from 5-7 p.m. July 19 at West Elementary in Newcomerstown, with "POUND FIT" following from 7-8 p.m. The Newcomerstown and West Lafayette independent businesses will put everyone in the Christmas spirit. These two communities will come together this evening to do some early Christmas shopping and support their friends and family who independently sell products.

Kid’s Carnival

The West Lafayette Police Department will host the Kid’s Carnival at Burt Park on Saturday, July 21, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The carnival features will be a inflatable bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, yard games, prizes, police car on display, music and a photo booth by BKH Events. The event is free and intended for children ages 3-12.

Ramp to close

On Monday, July 16, the ramp from SR 541 to SR 16 EB in Coshocton will close for 45 days for reconstruction of the ramp. Detour: North on Second Street to Bridge Street, turn left on Bridge Street and continue to County Road 1A, and turn right from County Road 1A to US 36. For more information contact: Morgan Overbey, Public Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204, or email

Class of 1957

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at Rosalie's Restaurant in Strasburg at 12 p.m. on August 7.

Class of 1956

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1956 will have its 62nd Class Reunion Aug. 2 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 E. College St. Social time starts at 11:30 a.m. with a lunch at 12:30 pm. For information, call Carol Rogers, 614-882-4655; or Mary Lou (Rush) Meek, 740-498-6256.

Class of 1973

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.


Rocky Fork Ranch Resort Chapel presents Kenny Johnson in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20.. A past Branson headliner, Johnson is billed as the "One Armed Guitar Player."

Class of 1961

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1961 will meet at noon on Wednesday, July 25, at the Old Warehouse Restaurant, 400 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton.

Bible School

Christ United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School July 23-27, from 6-8:30 p.m. each day. The theme will be "Shipwrecked! Rescued by Jesus." Call the church at 740-498-8131 to register or go online to

Farmers Market

The Newcomerstown Farmers Market is open 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.

Featured art

The West Lafayette Library is featuring Hopewell Industry individuals as the featured artists at the West Lafayette Library during July. Stop in at the library to view the unique picture art of each talented person sharing their painting. 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.

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.

Ice Cream Social

The Roscoe United Methodist Ice Cream Social will be July 28. Serving will be 5-7 p.m. or whenever the food is gone. The menu is shredded chicken, sloppy joes and/or grilled hotdog sandwiches, noodles, baked beans, potato salad, homemade desserts, ice cream and a soft drink. Donated monies will benefit the Relay for Life organization. Roscoe UMC is located at 475 High St., (near historic Roscoe Village) Coshocton. For more information, call 740-622-7780 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.