MEALS will be served at the Piedmont Fire House during the week of deer hunting gun season, Nov. 29 through Dec. 4. The weeklong event is open to the publica and everyone is welcome.
On Monday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 4, breakfast and lunches will be served from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to a regular menu, a soup of the day will be offered.
In addition to regular meals, on Friday evening organizers will hold a fish fry from 4-8 p.m.
The meals are being sponsored by the Moorefield Township Fire Department as a fundraising project.
THE JEWETT Museum will have it's grand opening today from 10 a.m. til 2 p.m. Friends and family members home for the holidays and/or the Jewett Craft show are most welcome to duck your head in the door to be taken back to the days gone by of Jewett's long time established history. Museum members are sure you will be pleased when you stop by!
SPEAKING OF the annual craft show...it's happen right now! So grab your wallet and head out the door for this Harrison County hamlet to purchase some unique crafts and gifts for your friends (or yourself!). The event will not only offer a HUGE variety of crafts and gifts but will also have wonderful sandwiches, soups, beverages and baked goods available. There's plenty of parking available.
All proceeds from the show benefits the Jewett Volunteer Fire Department.
HARRISON COUNTY Sheriff Ronald "Joe" Myers said the November Saturation Patrol, which began on Nov. 11 will conclude on Nov. 30.
He said deputies will spend a total of 40 hours of overtime during the period targeting OVI's, speeding and safety belt violation.
In addition, the sheriff said a Thanksgiving Blitz, which continues through Nov. 28, will have his office working 35 hours of targeted traffic enforcement overtime as they increase law enforcement presence in areas throughout the county to make roadways safer for residents and visitors over the holiday period.
Myers said funding for the overtime work is provided through the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Ohio Traffic Safety Office.
CONGRATULATIONS TO the Jewett Ruritans as the club recently celebraed its 45th anniversary as an organized club.
Recently commemorating the occasion were Ruritan District Governor Janet Kinsey and Zone Governor Bud Hyndman. Also present were Danny Baer and Jim Romig who visited from the Green Valley Ruritan Club.
The club held it's celebration at the Jewett Presbyterian Church on Nov. 12.
During the bash, Cotton Kail was awarded his 42nd-year pin with a perfect attendance record for the club.
Historically, the group has provided unwaivering dedication to the village including support to the park, collecting funds with their kettle campaign to help provide the community Christmas baskets and food cupboards. They donate endless items to the youth of the area and team up with the Scio Ruritans in the spring for the annual Ruritan Awards Dinner at the Scio American Legion.
Each year that banquet and program honors students in grades 9-12 attending Harrison Central High school who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
The Ruritans also sponsor the Memorial Park at the town's entrance and have added a newly dedicated Veteran's Memorial Wall.
THE ANNUAL Community Christmas Choir Festival will be held Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Cadiz Presbyterian Church. Choirs and ensembles from throughout the area will be presenting the Christmas story in song.
All choirs and ensembles are welcome and those who wish to participate are encouraged to contact Judy Kuryn by Dec. 1 at 740-942-2366.
Each participant is asked to have up to two musical selections.
Refreshements will be offered following the festival in the church's fellowship hall.
THE JEWETT Garden Club met recently to make pine and holly swags that were distributed to the area churches and businesses the village.
They also decorated the pine tree barrels around the area bringing in the Christmas spirit in time for the annual Jewett Craft Show. Club leaders said new members are always welcome to join the group's activities. Those interested should call President Claren Blackburn at 937-2460 or Vice President Gwen Stewart at 946-4291.
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