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

Blood tests

The Newcomerstown Rotary Club will be hosting the annual spring blood screenings Saturday, April 6, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the West Elementary School, 517 Beaver St. Southeastern Med will conduct the screenings. Participants will need to pre-register by calling 740-435-2900. If no answer, leave your name and phone number and they will return the call. If you cannot attend after you have registered there is no penalty. Also, the screenings will be done first come, first served as in the past. A 12-hour fast is required but drinking water is encouraged. Tests offered include: Regular (CBC, CMP, Lipid Profile and Uric Acid), $50; Hemoglobin A1C, $20; PSA (Prostate), $25; Thyroid Screen, $25; Vitamin D, $25. Test results will be mailed to participants, who can then contact their physician with results. Snacks and beverages are available and EMS personnel will be available to take blood pressures. For more information, call Newcomerstown Rotary at 740-498-4545, leave a message if no one is in and the call will be returned.

Lent series

The Newcomerstown Lent series will continue Wednesday, March 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with table grace at 11:45 p.m. followed by the meal. A worship service will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end at 1 p.m. The meal and service will be provided by Christ United Methodist Church and People’s Church.

Class of 1958

Newcomerstown High Class of 1958 will meet for lunch on Thursday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. in Mindy's Restaurant, 221 W. Third Street, Dover.


Chili Crossroads Bible Church 29445 County Road 10, Fresno, will host an Easter EGGsplosion Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. The free event includes face painting, an egg catapult with real eggs, an encouraging message and inspiring music. Register the family for a special children’s service at or call 740-545-9707.

Preschool Registration

It’s time to register for the 2019-2020 Newcomerstown Preschool School year. Students must be at least 3 years old by Aug. 1 and must NOT turn 5 years old before Aug. 1. Applications are available at the West School and at For information, call 740-498-4151, extension 13181 or email

Soup supper

The Blue Ridge Grange, at the corner of SR 751 and SR 36, will have a soup supper from 4:30-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. The menu will include salad, drink, dessert and all you can eat of seven kinds of soup, including Thurman Rausch’s bean soup. The cost is $7 and all proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange. For information, call 330-897-5293.