Navicky wins the literary book prize


Navicky wins the literary book prize

Jefferson Navicky, a 1994 Cambridge High School graduate, recently won the 2022 Maine Literary Book Award for Poetry for his recently published book “Antique Densities: Modern Parables & Other Experiments in Short Prose.” The book was proofread by Navicky’s mother, Jen Navicky of New Concord, and is dedicated to Navicky’s brother, Scott, who graduated from Cambridge High School in 1995.

MVESC Board of Directors to Meet in Zanesville

The Muskingum Valley Educational Services Center Board of Trustees will hold its regular June Board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Muskingum Valley ESC office, 205 N. Seventh Street, Zanesville.

Flat books now available

Guernsey county food books are available. The book features standard land ownership map pages showing county townships and ranges, including property lines for all rural parcels. In addition to land ownership maps, new and improved LiDAR aerial view maps show a 3D-like topographic look on local lands.

This updated edition includes information regarding Guernsey County 4-H and OSU extension, catchment map, soil map, county road map and road index etc. The 2022 Guernsey County Plat book is available for a $25 donation at the Guernsey County OSU Extension Office, 335B Old National Road in Old Washington, or the Guernsey County Treasurer’s Office, 627 Wheeling Avenue , Suite 201, Cambridge.

Local athletes will speak at the men’s breakfast

The NewPointe Community Church is hosting a Guys Talk About It Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center. Guest speakers will be Kevin Ritz and Doug and Drew Donley. Tickets for $10, which includes breakfast. Register for the event at

Touch-A-Truck returns to Deerassic

Nearly 50 trucks and service vehicles will gather at Deerassic Park on Saturday for the eighth annual Hospice Guernsey Touch-a-Truck event. Donations are accepted but there is no admission fee. In addition to the trucks, there will be a variety of basket raffles.

Tickets will be on sale for a 50/50 raffle under the main pavilion on the day of the event. Winners will be announced at the end of the event, and you don’t need to be present to win.

MVNU Dean’s List

Ashley Townsend of New Concord and Chloe McAuley of Caldwell were recently named to Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Spring Deans List.

Change of time for the syndic’s meeting

Cambridge Township trustees will meet at 7 a.m. Wednesday, instead of 5 p.m.

The CCDS Board of Directors will meet

The Cambridge City School Board will meet at 4.30pm on Thursday at the Garfield Administrative Centre, 518 S. Eighth St., Cambridge. A meeting of the Public Archives Committee will take place at 4:15 p.m.


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