Douglas qualifies for the designation of certified funeral service practitioner
A funeral director with the Geib Funeral Homes, Crematory and Remembrance Centers has recently qualified for the designation of certified funeral service practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.
Bigfoot conference and festival: Looking for ‘the boss of the woods’
The Ohio Bigfoot Conference draws thousands of people from around the United States and beyond each year. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 14, with a Bigfoot Festival taking place on Sunday, May 15.
Food pantry receives donation
Archer Daniels Midland Co. recently donated $800 to the Greater Dover-New Philadelphia Food Pantry.
Cyclists’ mission is education, advocacy and fundraising
Seventeen R4WH student cyclists will arrive in Uhrichsville on May 8 to the First United Methodist Church to present a health program at 7 p.m. on such topics as health literacy, vaccinations, global health and bike safety.
When a USPS package’s trip is absolutely, positively confounding
Columnist Dick Farrell can't believe the journey a package takes when delivered by the USPS.
22nd annual Teen Roadeo helps young drivers learn the rules of the road
Students from area schools participated in the 22nd annual Teen Driving Roadeo at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds to win cash and fame for themselves and their schools.
All About Mom: Event pampering Mom to be held May 11
This annual event is all about pampering new mothers. Now in its fourth year, All About Mom will be held at the YMCA in Dover on May 11.
More than 23 percent of Tusc County children are food insecure according to study
The findings are from Feeding America¿s Map the Meal Gap 2016 study, which estimates the rate of food insecurity for both the general population and, separately, for children under the age of 18.
Chocolate Walk sold out but public invited to after-party on the square
Although the May 7 Downtown Dover Chocolate Walk is sold out, downtown Dover will host a free community after-party from 8-10 p.m. on the square.
Culinary Capers is record-breaking event for Community Hospice
The annual Culinary Capers, which benefits Community Hospice, raised a record-breaking $70,000 at Union Country Club on April 30.
Garaway pole vaulter on the Hunt for a state podium spot
At Garaway High School, the great thing was former Lady Pirate Roxy Dunn, who parlayed her immense pole vaulting talents into two Division III state titles. Now vaulting at the University of Akron, folks around the area will be looking for the next great thing.
Troyer ready for whatever comes next as Pioneers’ top dog
Garaway grad is proving to be a great golfer as a junior at Malone University.
YMCA Adult Basketball Reunion is for current and former players
All current and former basketball players are invited to attend an Adult Basketball Reunion, the first the YMCA has ever hosted.
Rockets to take on TuscBDD staff in a game of fun while collecting goods for Harvest for Hunger
In an effort to collect canned goods for area food pantries, the Rockets take on the staff at TuscBDD in a game of basketball Wednesday, March 30. Bring a canned good and join the fun.
City of Dover to host softball league meetings at Memorial Hall
There will be both a men's and coed softball league meeting on April 4.
Sports journalist to speak at Dover Public Library
Matt Lupica will discuss his new book, which gives an in-depth look at the stadiums, the players and the notable games that shaped baseball.
Tuscarawas County Rockets headed to State
The gym was packed with hometown fans on Saturday, March 6. With two minutes left in the game, the Tuscarawas County Rockets were clinging to a small lead against the Madison County Tigers from London, Ohio.
Dover swimmers earn All-Ohio honors
Local swimmers earn honors at recent competition.
Local gymnasts qualify for regional competition
All of the Level 4 gymnasts on the Tuscarawas YMCA Gymnastics Team qualified for the regional competition at Toledo in April.
Belknap adds her name to the list of 1,000-point greats for Dover with eight seconds to spare
Olivia Belknap waited until the very last moment of her illustrious career, but the Dover High School senior made it to the Tornadoes' career 1,000-point club with eight seconds left in her career in Dover's loss to West Holmes in the district tournament Feb. 23.