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In the Distinguished Honor Roll at Newcomerstown Middle School, the last name of Brandon Stowers was inadvertently omitted. The News regrets the omission.

Date changed

The regular meeting of the Salem Township Trustees scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15 has been canceled. The next meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Township Hall on St. Clairsville St., Port Washington.


The Newcomerstown Police Department is accepting applications for full-time and part-time police officer. Minimum qualifications are 21 years of age, possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, must have attended and graduated from a police academy and possess O.P.O.T.A. certification. Applicants must pass a background investigation and a physical examination. Qualified applicants can email a resume to or drop them off at 124 W. Church St. Newcomerstown, Ohio 43832. Deadline for receipt of application has not been set.

Turkey supper

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, corner of High and Arch streets in Port Washington, will have a turkey supper and bazaar from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The menu will include turkey and dressing, real mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade noodles, green beans, assorted salads, assorted desserts, bread and beverage. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The event is open to the public and carry-out is available.

Class of 1956

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1956 will meet at April’s Country Kitch’n on Thursday, Nov. 15, at noon.

Class of 1960

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1960 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at noon at Uncle Primo’s, 435 Minnich Ave., New Philadelphia.

Class of 1958

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1958 will have lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Unusual Junction, US Rt.36, West Lafayette.

Bluegrass music

The Chestnut Hill Band will perform bluegrass music at ARTSNCT on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. Donations will be taken at the door.

Bakesville movie

The Bakersville Community Church will be showing the movie "Woodlawn" on Friday Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. "Woodlawn" is a football film based on an inspiring real-life story on love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970's. "One Hope, One Truth, One Way" please join us for a night of fellowship with a great message.