News of Newport
found in Pleasants County Leader, July 9, 1988:
Clarence and Lucille Clegg, Weirton, spent last
Friday and Saturday with Mrs. Clegg’s brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Francis
M. Farnsworth, Sr. of Route 1.
David and Virginia Toth, Allison,
Jason and Sean of Richmond, Va., visited recently with their grandmother, Mrs.
Fern Pryor. Allison remained for a visit
until after the Fourth of July holiday.
Pvt. Gary Boley will arrive home
soon for a month’s leave of absence from duty in the U.S. Army at Stuttgart, Germany. He will visit his wife, Violet, and parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Boley of St. Marys and other relatives.
Luncheon guests with Hope Barnhouse
last Tuesday were Mrs. Thelma Rupert, Mrs. Genevieve McKown and Mrs. Beverly
Carpenter. Also calling were Diana
McMahan and Helen McMahan.
Mrs. Alberta Huck and children, Waterford, Ohio,
spent last Saturday with Mrs. Bessie Hashman, Route 3, New Matamoras.
Becky Pritchard, Marietta, visited with her mother, Hope
Barnhouse, on Wednesday evening. Charles
and Beverly Carpenter were recent clallers of Mrs. Barnhouse.
The 30th Annual
Firemen’s Festival of the Newport Fire Department brought friends and relatives
from far and wide to share in picnics and fellowship. Family get-togethers proved popular.
Family members visited with Mrs.
Jessie Barnett, Leith Run Road,
Saturday through Wednesday. Sharing the
good times were Rich and Diane Thomas, Jessica and Jody, Bob and Edie Harris,
Billie Jo and Charlie, Chuck and Judy
Harris, all of Coshocton, Ohio; Steve and Karen Brooks, Stephanie and
Stevie of Michigan. The entire family
enjoyed attending morning worship at the Center Valley
Gathering at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert W. Thomas, Newport,
to enjoy the Fourth of July were Mike and Carol Barnhouse and Ryan, Marietta; Karen Smith and
Jeff, Macksbujrg, Ohio; Jerry and Leta Barnhouse, Rachel and
Amy, Hope Barnhouse and Frank, Newport. A delicious picnic dinner was enjoyed
following the annual parade.
A delicious pot-luck dinner and
fellowship were shared at the residence of Loren and Tammie Rinard. Attending were Denzel and Mabel Rinard, Mrs.
Lulu Rinard, Ed and Lamyra Rinard, Eric Rinard, all of Rinard Mills; Tara
Rinard, Marietta; and Greg Edgar, Roger and Darlene Dye, Robb and Valerie
McPeek, Mark Mendenhall, Newport; Brenda Antill, Dale and Norma J. Antill, Frank
Antill, Rinard Mills and Kim Beidenbach, Scott, Vickie and Marcie Turner,
Marietta; Franklin and Mildred Dye, New Matamoras. Callers during the day were Terry and Janice
Pringle, Jennifer and Tiffany, New Matamoras; Roger and Beverly Rinard, Chad,
Heather and Jason, Rinard Mills, Ohio; and the hosts, Loren and Tammie Rinard
and daughter, Lauren.
Harold and Gladys Dye, St. Marys,
shared the day in Newport
with their brother and sister, Bernard and Hazel Dye.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carpenter
entertained with a delightful pot-luck supper on the lawn. Their near-by rose garden in bloom was
enjoyed by the group. Appropriate
decorations for the day enhanced the lawn and garden scene. Those enjoying the occasion were Doug
Cochran, David and Linda Cochran, Kelly and Mike Cochran, Becky Farley, Mrs.
Edna Cochran, Charles and Diana McMahan and Vachel, Mrs. Helen McMahan, Dick
and Mary McMahan, Natalie and Nicole, New Matamoras; Howard Thomas, Mrs. Fern
Pryor and Allison Toth, Mrs. Hope Barnhouse and Frank, Mrs. Genevieve McKown,
Susan McMahan, Bryan McMahan, Newport; Mary Carpenter, Parkersburg and the
hosts, Charles and Beverly Carpenter.