Documentary on fracking Tuesday
A showing of the documentary "Split Estate," a film about oiland gas fracking in Colorado, will be at 7 p.m.Tuesday at the Unitarian Church, 232 Third St., Marietta, The showing is sponsored by the Southeastern Ohio Fracking Interest Group. Admissin is free and open to the public.
For information: BetsyC@suddenlink.net.
Township's trustees to meet on Thursday
The regular monthly meeting of the Independence Township trustees will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the townhouse on Upper Archers Fork Road.
For information: 473-2766.
Church to hold steak dinner as a fundraiser
The New Matamoras United Methodist Church will hold a baked steak dinner as a fundraiser to raise money for a new annex roof from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Carroll Senior Center.
The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and younger. The meal is eat-in or carryout.
Motor vehicle safety inspections planned
Officers with the Ohio Highway Patrol and New Matamoras Police Department will be conducting a motor vehicle safety inspection from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Park Avenue and along Ohio 7 in the village.
Vehicles will be randomly selected for the inspection and no citations will be issued. Tires, windshields and other safety equipment, including child safety seats will be checked.
Individuals with questions about child safety seat requirements or how to properly install one are encouraged to pull into the check stations.
Craft show will be at community building
There will be a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Lower Salem Community Building. A Mexican taco bar lunch will be available. Crafters can reserve spaces for $10 by calling 585-2747.
Items being collected for coat giveaway
The Little Hocking United Methodist Church will hold its eighth annual coat giveaway in November.
Members are collecting coats, mittens and gloves, hats and scarves, warm clothing (sweaters, sweatshirts, etc) and boots at:
Stahl's Nursery, Ohio 50, Little Hocking.
Cool Spot 2, 41820 State Route 7, Tuppers Plains.
Ed Hetzer's State Farm Office, 1101 Washington Blvd., Belpre.
Rockland United Methodist Church, 2300 Washington Blvd., Belpre.
Porterfield Baptist Church, 39 Hollywood Drive, Little Hocking.
Children's Palace, Franklin Drive, Little Hocking.
St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 5080 School House Road, Little Hocking.
Items will be collected through Oct. 28.
For information: 989-0306.